During the warmer summer months, we offer one of the most unique opportunities to experience the Sonoran Desert. From June to October, come out with us to watch the sun set and the full moon rise. It's a memorable experience you won't soon forget. In one direction, the sunset lights the sky on fire with brilliant oranges, reds and yellows. As the colors fade to black, the full moon rises in the opposite direction, silhouetting gigantic saguaros. It's like nature's own spotlight — a cactus at night in the desert during the full moon cycle. We offer tours two days before, during, and two days after the full moon. Evening temperatures cool off, and make for a pleasant experience, even in the summer months.
On the days when the full moon is in hiding, we offer sunset rides as well.
Duration: Approximately 3-4 hours door-to-door depending on pick-up location and moon activity.
Departs: West Phoenix, North Phoenix and North Scottsdale. Transportation available from most hotels in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area. Available 7 days a week starting in the early evening depending on sunset/full moon rising times.
Includes: Knowledgeable guide, transportation and bottled water.
Cost: $85/adult, 5-13 y.o. $75 (ages 3-5 FREE)
Season: This tour is available June through October. Moonrise tours available two days before, during, and two days after the full moon.
Skill level: N/A
Notes: RESERVATIONS REQUIRED. Tour minimum 3; groups can be combined. Close-toe shoes are required. Sunscreen and hats are recommended. Don't forget your camera!
Cancellation Policy: All half and full day tours have a 72-hour cancelation policy. If your plans change for any reason, please be sure to call at least 72 hours prior to the day of your tour to avoid charges.