For over 15 years, Arizona Safari Jeep Tours has operated out of lovely Sedona, Arizona. While Arizona Safari Jeep Tours runs a couple tours that take visitors to the South Rim of the Grand Canyon—as well as a tour that takes you to three different acclaimed Arizona wineries—Arizona Safari Jeep Tours is most famous for its 4X4 jeep tours of Sedona and its fabled red-rock surroundings. These popular excursions let you see the legendary scenery of this beautiful region from a remarkably intimate perspective.
Popular Arizona Safari Jeep Tours
The majority of tours available from Arizona Safari Jeep Tours last between 2 and 3 hours, and cost anywhere from $50 or so on the low end, up to approximately $120 at the high end. Each of their tours is led by an experienced and knowledgeable guide dedicated to sharing their love of the stunning American Southwest with you and your group.
This 2.5-hour long jeep tour focuses on the world-famous Sedona vortices. Throughout this enlightening adventure you will encounter a number of Sedona’s most famous landscapes, as well as learn all about the history of several of the area’s mystical “power-grid sites.” Whether you have long desired to experience a Sedona vortex, or are just learning about the concept, this tour is suitable for you. An adult ticket runs nearly $90 per person, while children 12 and under can tour for approximately $65.
Mogollon Rim Run
This popular jeep tour is a 2-hour excursion that takes you through scenic Bear Wallow Canyon to breathtaking Mogollon Rim, where, at an elevation of 7,000 feet, your view is nearly unparalleled in the greater Sedona region. Other highlights along the way include Snoopy Rock, Wilson Mountain, Mitten Ridge, and more. Tickets cost approximately $60 for adults, $50 for kids under the age of 12.
The Outlaw Trail tour is considered the perfect outing for those history buffs and fans of ol’ Westerns that dream of experiencing what Sedona was like some 100 years ago, as this jeep excursion takes you along an unblemished stretch of rugged countryside where it’s just you, your jeep, and the red rocks of Northern Arizona. Along the way you’ll see a stunning variety of native flowers and wildlife. Lasting 3 hours, the Outlaw Trail tour costs around $110 for adults, $80 for children 12 or under. This tour is also available in combination with a horseback-riding experience.
Half of this unique tour takes place entirely off-road, making for an electrifying and entertaining ride. Lasting nearly 2.5 hours, and costing approximately $85 for adults/$65 for kids, the Diamondback Gulch tour option guarantees you outstanding glimpses of a number of iconic Sedona canyonlands.
Archaeology Hiking Tour
This 2.5-hour long hiking tour is exclusive to Arizona Safari Jeep Tours. The route takes you throughout an array of Native American ruins near Sedona, where you’ll get up close and personal with some of Arizona’s most historical sites. The hike is described as “moderate.” Tickets run about $110 per adult, and $80 for kids.
Things to Know & Insider Tips
- The price of your ticket at Arizona Safari Jeep Tours does not include any sort of gratuity. If you have an enjoyable experience on your tour, it is considered customary to tip your guide 20% or so.
- Tours run 7 days a week, typically on the half-hour. However, certain tours have more limited availability than others, so make certain to check their online schedule ahead of time to ensure that your desired tour is running at a suitable time for you and/or your group.
- Arizona Safari Jeep Tours provides bottled water during the duration of your tour. They also allow you to bring along any additional non-alcoholic beverages you want, although those drinks must be in a plastic container—glass containers are not allowed.
- The routes explored during many of Arizona Safari’s tours can get quite dusty, so they recommend individuals with eyewear choose to wear their glasses, instead of contacts, on the day of their adventure.
Is Arizona Safari Jeep Tours for You?
Sedona is famous for its off-road jeep tours that let you experience the dusty, desert trails and stunning red-rock formations of this spectacular region in an unforgettable fashion. However, it is also important to remember that these tours are rough at times; if you are traveling with really small children, or suffer from any number of back, hip, and/or neck issues, there are probably more comfortable means for exploring Sedona. That said, if you are certain you want to experience Sedona via a 4X4 jeep, then Arizona Safari Jeep Tours makes for a great choice.