Sedona

Scenic Sedona Tour

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Scenic Sedona Tour
  • 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Discover the natural beauty of the Southwestern United States with highlights such as driving through the incredible scenery of Oak Creek Canyon and Airport Mesa, and a stop at Chapel of the Holy Cross, an architectural gem built into a tall rock spire. Hear about the spiritual significance of some of Sedona's most renowned sites on this fascinating introduction to Sedona.
  • Highlights tour around Sedona
  • Learn about the history and geology of Sedona
  • Admire breathtaking vistas and quirky landmarks
  • Drive through Oak Creek Canyon, one of the ten most scenic routes in the nation

What's Included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Professional guide
  • Multiple stops for scenic views and photo opportunities
  • Great introduction to Sedona and all it offers
  • Visit popular locations such as Oak Creek Canyon, Airport Outlook, Chapel of the Holy Cross
  • Bottled water
  • This tour is conducted in a touring van
  • Arizona State Law Requires All Children Eight Years and Younger to be in a Car Seat/Booster Seat.
  • Food
  • Gratuities - 15% - 20% tip for your guide recommended if you enjoyed your tour
  • Guests are required to provide their own car seat/booster seat for their tour.

Meeting and Pickup

Pickup points

Select a pickup point

Pickup details

We pick-up at all Sedona hotels (within city limits only). Departs Daily at 8:00am, 11:30am and 3:00pm (Duration 2.5 Hours) HOTEL INFORMATION IS REQUIRED 72 HOURS PRIOR TO TOUR DATE

What To Expect

Learn about Sedona's history and spectacular geology on a highlights tour that provides an excellent introduction to this famously scenic part of Arizona.

Your informative guide shares fascinating stories about Sedona's history, plant and animal life, geology, and climate throughout your tour. Keep your camera handy for frequent photo ops of breathtaking vistas and local landmarks. After pickup from your uptown Sedona hotel, meet your guide and hear an overview of the points of interest in the area, so that you can customize your tour to your interests and abilities.

Some of the most popular parts of the route include a drive through Oak Creek Canyon, which is considered one of the most beautiful canyons in Arizona, a 'little cousin' to the Grand Canyon. Drive the scenic route that runs between the creek and the towering red rock formations and stop at Bell Rock for stunning views of the massive rock. You can even stop at roadside stands that display Native American jewelry and crafts for sale.

Airport Mesa is another highlight, where you'll want to get your camera out to capture this vantage point on the red rock of West Sedona. Then visit the Chapel of the Holy Cross, an architectural wonder that was built in 1956. The innovative building was constructed on a 250-foot (76-meter) tower of red rock, with an enormous window that illuminates the interior and frames the desert landscape and sky outside.

Oak Creek Canyon (Pass By)

Tlaquepaque Arts & Shopping Village (Pass By)

Chapel of the Holy Cross

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Airport Mesa

20 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Great West Tours (Pass By)

Rowe Fine Art Gallery (Pass By)

Schnebly Hill Road (Pass By)

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • HOTEL INFORMATION IS REQUIRED 72 HOURS PRIOR TO TOUR DATE
  • This tour is conducted in a touring van.
  • Arizona State Law Requires All Children Eight Years and Younger to be in a Car Seat/Booster Seat. Guests are required to provide their own car seat/booster seat for their tour.
  • Departs Daily at 8:00am, 11:30am and 3:00pm (Duration 2.5 Hours)
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Elena_M
I would like to thank our driver and staff for the wonderful customer service. The tour was excellent. Our driver was very knowledgeable and very kind. I would definitely recommend this company to anyone. Thank you all very much.

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Great historical tour and guide to several trails in town
shawn, Apr 2024
Our tour was the most informative and interesting tour of Sedona we have ever taken. Our tour guide was raised in Sedona and shared not only the history of the town but added personal anecdotes that enriched our experience. This is a beautiful area and having the tips and guidelines provided by our guide made our vacation experience better than ever.
Tour guide
David_G, Feb 2024
The tour guide did not point out the rock formations by name. Gave no information about the area The traffic was bad (not his fault) and we didn’t get to the final stop. We could have driven ourselves and saved a lot of money A partial refund would be appreciated
Excellent
Perry_Z, Jan 2024
JR Our guide took us to so many places that we really enjoyed. He was very knowledgeable and well informed.
Didn’t get to go all the...
Jose_T, Jan 2024
Didn’t get to go all the places listed in the itinerary. Don’t take Friday late trips as this can conflict with local traffic. We skipped one stop the one we really wanted to go the most.
Bobby was my guide, this...
KENNETH_I, Dec 2023
Bobby was my guide, this gentleman's knowledge was outstanding, we had a wonderful couple of hours together, would highly recommend to everyone. It was a 10 ... Kenny
Stanton was excellent...
Donald_D, Nov 2023
Stanton was excellent tour guide.Van clean and comfortable.Great views of Red rocks with stops for photos.
Great tour!
Stella_A, Nov 2023
Great tour! Guide drove us all over town and up to Oak Creek park. Beautiful views everywhere we went. Very knowledgeable about the area.
Beautiful sunset.
Danny_H, Oct 2023
Sheldon did an awesome job with our sunset tour. He was very knowledgeable of the area. He was polite and friendly.
It was a great tour.
Eric_T, Sep 2023
It was fun seeing the different rock formations and learning about Scottsdale history. Bobby was a great tour guide. Very friendly and informational. It was the perfect tour for us.
Great Sedona Tour
Patti_A, Aug 2023
It was very interesting and our guide, Bobby, was very informative and friendly. I would highly recommend this van tour, especially in the August heat.
Our tour driver, Bruce,...
Marianne_G, Jul 2023
Our tour driver, Bruce, was very informative and knew a great deal about the Sedona area and things to do and see in the area.
The best way to explore Sedona!
Tara_T, Jul 2023
We explored Sedona during a heat wave and the air condition van made the tour very comfortable! Bobby, our tour guide was very informative, attentive, and made our experience exceptional - he even made sure we were hydrated and provided us with water. I would highly recommended this tour if traveling with older individuals. My mom (65) was able to go at her own pace, sit in the AC if she chose to, and was very content/pleased overall.
Great Tour
Rodger_O, Jun 2023
Cowboy Bobby was great. Loved the tour, Bobby's knowledge of the area and even some of the unusual facts he knows.
Response from Host, Jul 2023
Dear Valued Guest...another satisfied Cowboy Bobby guest! We love it! And we love you for coming with us on a fun tour with a great guide. Thank you
Time well spent on the tour
Roberta_P, Jun 2023
Tour guide was very informative and pointed out many things we would not have seen on our own. Sedona is a pretty place to visit.
Response from Host, Jun 2023
Thanks for taking the time to give us your positive review. Sedona is a beautiful place and we consider it a privilege to have shared it with you.
Worth it!
Denise_F, Jun 2023
We enjoyed and appreciated 'Brewski's' passion for the Sedona area. Good recommendations for restaurants.
View from the airport...
Kurt_Z, Apr 2023
View from the airport mesa was beautiful. Brew was an excellent guide. Very accommodating with pick up.
Informative tour of breathtaking natural beauty in the comfort of a nice vehicle
frank_k, Mar 2023
We arrived in Sedona just in time to join this tour. The van picked us up at our hotel and we joined another couple, the driver, and driver-in-training. Really glad we picked this because it was raining a lot while we were in Sedona but we were nice and dry inside the van while watching others in open jeep rides getting wet or bundled up in plastic rain jackets. Our driver, Bobby, was very informative and showed us all over Sedona. A lot of crowds at the Chapel of the Holy Cross so we were thankful not to have to battle for parking spots if we drove ourselves. Bobby pointed out places we would never have seen on our own and made the trip very enjoyable. The views are breathtaking. Highly recommend this tour even in dry weather.
We lucked out on a solo...
Maria_M, Mar 2023
We lucked out on a solo tour with Sherman. He’s a fountain of information and wonderful stories. It was an excellent way to see Sedona and we thoroughly enjoyed it.
Easy way to see Sedona highlights
Judy_L, Mar 2023
Mark provided lots of info while driving us to see Sedona highlights. Loved being dropped off/picked up at the top of the chapel rode. Nice experience for us as new visitors to Sedona.
Great Tour!
Rhonda_J, Feb 2023
Really enjoyed the visit to the cathedral. The tour guide was very knowledgeable about the plants and vegetation along the route.
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