Sonoran Desert Jeep Tour - Tonto Basin

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 Hrs
  • Departure Details :
    Village At Pinnacle Peak, 8711 E Pinnacle Peak Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, USA
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Our Sonoran Desert Jeep Tour is a low-intensity sightseeing tour of the incredible Sonoran desert via the Tonto National Forest. Learn about the Sonoran desert flora and fauna on the most scenic trails in the Scottsdale area. Your daytime departure will trek through spectacular desert trails leading to the Verde River, where guests sometimes catch a glimpse of our roaming wild horse population.
We also offer a Sunset Sonoran Desert Jeep Tour and an Extreme Off-Road Excursion, which can be booked as separate activities.

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This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Tonto National Forest, Arizona
The trailhead is located 15 minutes northeast of the Pinnacle Peak General Store. Off-Road Jeep Adventures is a commercial permit holder through the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cave Creek Ranger District
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Pass By: Pinnacle Peak Park, 26802 N 102nd St, Scottsdale, AZ 85262-8331
Pinnacle Peak is a granite summit located in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Pass By: Reata Pass, Scottsdale, AZ 85262, USA
Reata pass is the last standing buildings of an old western stage coach station from the 1880's.
Stop At: Verde River, Arizona
The Verde River is a 195 mile scenic river that flows into the Salt River near Phoenix. We will be visiting the portion of the river located in the Tonto National Forest. Our guests sometimes catch a glimpse of the wild horse population near the river.
Duration: 20 minutes


  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Tonto National Forest
  • Entry/Admission - Verde River


    Additional Info

    Confirmation will be received at time of booking

    Not wheelchair accessible

    Near public transportation

    Not recommended for travelers with back problems

    Not recommended for pregnant travelers

    No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

    Closed-toed shoes are mandatory.

    This is a guide-led tour; guests will NOT be driving the Jeeps.

    From November to February, we strongly recommend warm clothing.

    Our off-road Jeep tours are low-speed bumpy rides through rough terrain. Please carefully review our health restrictions before you book our tour.

    No Neck Problems.

    Not recommended for guests who easily get motion sickness.

    Most travelers can participate

    Weight limit per passenger: 250 pounds.

    Guests must be physically able to enter and exit a Jeep.

    Not recommended for passengers with any condition that can be aggravated by a bumpy off-road ride through rough terrain.

    This experience requires good weather. If its canceled due to poor weather, youll be offered a different date or a full refund

    This tour/activity will have a maximum of 18 travelers