Popular Red Rock Western Jeep Tours
Red Rock Western Jeep Tours fleet of distinctive red 4X4 vehicles seat 6 or 7 individuals (depending on the tour’s specifications/circumstances) at a time, and are a unique way to connect with the rugged landscape of this breathtaking stretch of the Southwestern United States. Whether you want a jeep tour that is heavy on the ins-and-outs of ol’ cowboy life in the Wild West, or desire an adventure that is strictly about the scenery, there is likely an option for you here.
Canyons & Cowboys
One of Red Rock Western Jeep Tours most popular outings, the Canyons & Cowboys tour option gets you up close and personal with the majestic red-rock surroundings of breathtaking Sedona. Favorite attractions along the way include a visit to Dry Creek Basin and a special program of events at historic Van Derin cabin that’ll help you relive the early days of Western cowboy life. The tour lasts nearly 2 hours, and costs about $70 for adults and $55 for children under 12.
Soldier’s Pass Trail
One story of historic Soldier’s Pass Trail dates it back to 1871, when it was used by General George Crook and his soldiers during their battles with local Apache tribes. Today it is operated by the United States Forest Service, and Red Rock Western Jeep Tour is the sole company allowed to conduct tours along its scenic route. Tickets run approximately $90 and $70 for adults and children under 12, respectively. Highlights include attractions such as Devil’s Kitchen and Seven Pools; tour lasts usually around 90 minutes.
Old Bear Wallow
This memorable excursion recreates an old stagecoach route throughout the greater Sedona region. A 2-hour tour, adult tickets run around $65, while children under 12 can ride along for roughly $50. The Old Bear Wallow jeep tour runs along Schnebly Hill Road, offering remarkable views of Oak Creek Canyon, Mogollon Rim, Bear Wallow Canyon, and more.
Things to Know & Insider Tips
- Red Rock Western Jeep Tours is typically open March through October from 7:00am to 7:00pm, and November through February from 7:00am to 6:00pm. Various tours every hour on the hour.
- Walk-ins are welcome, and reservations are not required; however, during peak times tours fill-up in a hurry, so reservations are always encouraged and recommended.
- Food and drink are not allowed on any Red Rock Western Jeep Tours (with the exception of bottled water). As a result, with some tours lasting a couple hours in duration, you’ll want to make sure you plan your meals in advance, so that you enjoy your outing as much as possible without the distraction of hunger!
- Due to the vigorous nature of the tours offered (and terrain covered) by Red Rock Western Jeep Tour, they explicitly do not recommend their outings for anyone who is pregnant, or suffers from a history of neck and/or back problems.
- No sort of gratuity is included as part of your Red Rock Western Jeep Tour ticket. It is typically considered polite to tip your guide nearly 20%.
Is Red Rock Western Jeep Tours for You?
If you are traveling with very small children, or suffer from any sort of chronic and/or acute back/neck/hip ailment, you might want to steer clear just on account of the jolting that will surely take place due to the rugged, off-road nature of the jeep tours available here. However, if you are in the market for an adventurous 4X4 excursion that will make you feel at times like a pioneer moving for the first time through a lovely land of dust, sun, and red rocks galore—just with much better travel equipment!—Red Rock Western Jeep Tours could be a great choice for you.