Based out of Sedona, Arizona, A Day in the West Jeep Tours operates a wide assortment of tours that run all throughout the beautiful Northern Arizona region. No matter your particular set of interests or what drew you to Sedona in the first place, they have a tour that is right for you. In addition to their popular jeep tours that provide intimate views of the rugged red-rock environment of the Sedona area, A Day in the West also runs a series of specialty tours that combine a sightseeing-focused 4X4 jeep tour with an outing to a winery, day spa, fishing hole, and more.
Popular Day in the West Jeep Tours
Given the wide range of tours available at A Day in the West Jeep Tours, prices and tour durations tend to vary quite a bit. That said, despite the nature of some of their more elaborate excursions, there are tour tickets available that will fit more modest budgets. A Day in the West custom modifies all their Rubicon-brand jeeps to a strict set of specifications designed to make your jeep tour all that much more enthralling.
This rough-and-tumble ride is considered a little less “extreme” than the Diamondback tour, but it still offers its fair share of breathtaking adventuring through Sedona’s rocky landscapes. Lasts 2 hours, with tickets for adults costing approximately $70, and kids under 12 $60.
This popular tour comes in two forms: there is an off-road version, and a “go easy on-pavement” option. The choice is yours, but both tours last for 2.5 hours and cost approximately $85 for adults and $65 or so for children ages 12 and under. Highlights include a rocky ride along several different canyons near Sedona.
Red Rock West
The Red Rock West tour runs for about 2 hours. An individual ticket for adults goes for about $70; for children, you are looking at $60 or so. This enjoyable excursion takes you through the heart of Dry Creek Basin, where you’ll learn all about the colorful history of the greater Sedona area.
Jeep and Winery Combo Tour
This unique tour combines unforgettable landscapes with memorable wines! Via jeep, you’ll make your through the moving red-rock countryside of Sedona to one of the region’s finest wineries, where you’ll be able to sample as many as 4 different vintages of wine. Like the Diamondback option, this tour is also available as either an off-road outing or as a “go-easy on pavement” tour—with the off-road option costing nearly $160, and the pavement version running nearly $140. Typically lasts between 3 and 3.5 hours.
Things to Know & Insider Tips
- It is typically considered polite to tip your tour guide 20%. There is no gratuity included in the price of your tour ticket.
- A Day in the West Jeep Tours offers a number of different additional tour packages for groups and/or those parties interested in hosting weddings, anniversary parties, etc., in the Sedona area. Make sure to inquire for more details about special arrangements and/or discounted group rates.
- It is recommended that you make reservations in advance of your desired tour time, but A Day in the West Jeep Tours do accept walk-ins. They typically request you arrive some 15 or so minutes before your tour’s scheduled departure time.
- You may cancel your tour reservation up to 24 hours before your scheduled departure time without any penalty. All cancellations within 24 hours of your tour will be charged 50% of the full ticket price.
Is A Day in the West Jeep Tours for You?
If you are in the market for a guided tour of the Sedona area that is informative and educational, providing an exciting narration about this special part of the world, then there are other jeep tour companies out there that focus more on those aspects of a tour experience. However, if you are keen on seeking out a particularly unique Sedona-area experience that involves something like combining a jeep tour with a spa day or taking a joint jeep tour-fishing expedition, then A Day in the West is perfect for you. Their offerings are expansive and often unique, and they are all about helping you enjoy the thrill of the rugged, dusty trail.