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Outdoor Adventures

The ancient landscape of the Boulders Resort offers endless opportunities for unforgettable outdoor recreation. Choose your adventures from the menu below.

To reserve your Outdoor Adventure or for more information, please contact our concierge at +1.480.488.7317.  Schedules and pricing subject to change.

Rock Climbing

Experience the thrill of real rock climbing.  Yes, you can do this!  Our expert guides will help you push beyond your current boundaries, and discover your true abilities.  Exhilarating! Also ask about our newest addition, Water Rappel with our expert guides. 

Astronomer Stargazing

You’ll marvel at the magnificent Arizona skies from The Boulders fairway when you go on a stargazing tour with a professional astronomer.

Custom Tours Available Upon Request

Sonoran Explorin Tour

The Boulders Sonoran Explorin’ Tour is a one-hour nature and wildlife tour led by expert guides. Take a journey through our beautiful Sonoran desert learning fascinating information about our indigenous plants and their multitude of human uses all while creating opportunities for unforgettable wildlife encounters.

Custom Tours Available Upon Request

Suitable For All Ages!

$50 per person

Reservations Required Call: (480) 459-9456

Send text messages to: (480) 459-9456 

24 Hour Advance Notice Required for Cancellations

Moonlight Bike Ride

Night-riding is a great outdoor adventure off property.  Reservations required in advance.  The desert comes alive at night as we cruise along the resort’s roller-coaster paths by the light of high-tech handlebar-mounted LED systems. This activity is perfect for the night-riding novice. 

Hot Air Balloon Flight

Take a Hot Air Balloon flight, an exclusive excursion with breathtaking views of the Sonoran Desert from 1,000 feet in the air.

Horseback Riding

Enjoy our neighboring trails on horseback explore the beautiful desert terrain of the Tonto National Forest and some of the most vibrant scenery in the United States.

Desert Photo Tour

Learn proper camera angles, photo composition and lighting from accomplished nature photographer Linda Covey in our Desert Photo Tour (held at sunrise and sunset). 

Scenic Guided Hikes

Explore the Sonoran Desert with an experienced guide. Learn about local plants, animals, geology and history – while burning lots of calories.

Desert Hummer Adventure

You crave excitement! Immerse in the adrenaline rush of an EXTREME adventure which centers on the unmatched capabilities of the HUMMER. For example, the H1 can climb a 22″ vertical wall, can scale a 60 degree slope, can traverse a 40-degree side slope, and can ford 30″ of waters (2+FEET) We dare you to let us prove it!

Grand Canyon Air Tour

Witness the terrain from an awe-inspiring perspective with an incredible journey over the fabulous Arizona landscapes and majestic expanses of the world-famous national park. 7 hour Deluxe Tour, and 7 hour Adventure tour also available.

ATV & UTV Desert Tours

Explore the Sonoran Desert on an ATV or UTV, guided by a team of experts! Discover a local ghost town, and search historic goldmines.  

Grand Canyon & Sedona Tours

Visit the beautiful red rocks of Sedona on the way to Grand Canyon National Park! Explore the South Rim, which is the widest and deepest part of the Grand Canyon, offering several viewpoints of this vast wonder of the world. You will learn fascinating information about the geography, culture and history of Arizona by expert guides.


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