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Things to Do in Scottsdale

Do you have a layover, overnight, day trip, or an extended stay in Scottsdale and the surrounding area? Why not get out and take in some Scottsdale activities? We have 23 tour ideas.


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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

SEGWAY TOUR - Fort McDowell - Off-Road

Scottsdale, USA
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 85.00


<strong>A true Arizona experience – our off-road Segway Tour in the Sonoran Desert is the most exciting adventure in the Scottsdale Area!! Warm temperatures, blue skies, and breath-taking scenery create the most perfect oasis; you will be so glad you came out!! Our tour operates by special permit on the Fort McDowell Native American Reservation and takes place off the beaten path on beautiful desert... Read More

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

2018 Arizona Rafting on the Salt River- Full Day Rafting

Scottsdale, USA
Duration: 6 hours
Priced From: USD 173.73


Escape to the 'other' Grand Canyon, the Salt River Canyon for an exciting day filled with 10-12 'wet and fun' Class III rapids on a Salt River one day raft trip! Rapids are every 5 to 10 minutes in this unbelievable 2,000 foot deep canyon. Free neoprene wetsuits, wetsuit boots, splash jackets,... Read More

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Canyoneering

Scottsdale, USA
Duration: 8 hours
Priced From: USD 260.00


Are you looking to journey out of Phoenix and get your toes wet’ We will make our way to a fascinating destination where we will scramble, hop, repel, swim all in the same day. Its time to enjoy repelling, into a pool of water, and sliding down a natural water slide while making great vacation memories. This one has it all, it is a crowd favorite that is quickly becoming on of our top selling tours.

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4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours

Desert Off Road Tours in Scottsdale

Scottsdale, USA
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Priced From: USD 156.50


Enjoy scenic views of the Sonoran Desert on this 2 ½ hour off-road tour outside of Scottsdale.  While driving a military-grade, off-road vehicle, you will learn more about the history and unique features of the area from an experienced, professional guide.  While searching for wildlife along remote, private trails, you will alternate between adrenaline-pumping, high-octane adventure, and quiet breaks... Read More

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Bar, Club & Pub Tours

BYOB Pedal Bar Experience In Old Town Scottsdale

Scottsdale, USA
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 49.99


Come along on a pedal powered party on wheels! Get ready to take the streets of Old Town Scottsdale by storm and attract attention from everyone you pass by. And don't forget your beer! Yes - It's legal to enjoy an adult beverage as you pedal down the street taking in the sights while seated on your open air pedal powered trolley!

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Climbing

Scottsdale Rappelling Adventure

Scottsdale, USA
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 135.00


This is a great Scottsdale adventure that allows you to hike to the top to rappel down.  Be the first in your group to lean back and enjoy the views on the repel as you go down.  Enjoy the Sonoran desert as you hike to your descent location.  This half day - morning- adventure is great to mark off your bucket list!  Whether adrenaline junkie or just looking to enjoy the beauty of the... Read More

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Concerts & Special Events

Admission Ticket to Magic Illusion Special Event

Scottsdale, USA
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 38.00


Master illusionist Craig Davis and renowned, award-winning dancer Myryka combine the artistry of grand illusion with the spectacle of the circus in the acclaimed show, Davis Circus of Illusion. This show plays weekly at the Cattle Track Theater near Old Town Scottsdale.

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Cultural Tours

Grand Canyon & Sedona Day Tour from Phoenix - Lunch & Dinner Included

Scottsdale, USA
Duration: 12 to 14 hrs
Priced From: USD 225.00


The name says it all, “The Grand Canyon”, one of the World's most magnificent natural wonders. This full day tour includes transportation from Phoenix/Scottsdale to the Grand Canyon where you will see the most incredible views of the Canyon, learn about its immense history, and enjoy... Read More

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Cultural Tours

Antelope Canyon & Horseshoe Bend Day Tour From Phoenix

Scottsdale, USA
Duration: 14 to 16 hrs
Priced From: USD 360.00


Join us for a full day trip up to Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend. You have very likely seen pictures of the magnificent slot canyon formations but seeing them up close and personal is just... well incredible. Our tour will begin at 5:30am as the drive to the canyon will take 4-5 hours. Upon... Read More

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Escape Games

Private Chemical Lab Escape Room Experience from Scottsdale

Scottsdale, USA
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 24.99


Enjoy a 1-hour long enticing puzzle on this small-group escape room experience. The Chemical Lab Escape Room will get your adrenaline pumping as you solve puzzles in an attempt to procure an antidote. This is a private adventure, limited to just you and your party (maximum 8 individuals).

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Escape Games

Lockdown- Samurai Escape Room Experience

Scottsdale, USA
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 24.99


<ul><li>60 minute, private escape room for you and your group</li><li>Enticing puzzles for all ages</li><li>Perfect for families and younger players, no jumpscares</li><li>Lights, sound effects, and secret locks enhance the experience</li><li>Exciting, immersive Samurai themed room and puzzles</li><li>Challenge the lobby scoreboard for the fastest escape... Read More

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Escape Games

Lockdown- Theft Escape Room Experience

Scottsdale, USA
Duration: 60 minutes
Priced From: USD 24.99


<ul><li>60 minute, private escape room for you and your group</li><li>Enticing puzzles for all ages</li><li>Great activity for families, friends, birthdays, bachelor/bachelorette parties, team building and date nights.</li><li>Lights, sound effects, and secret locks enhance the experience</li><li>Challenge the lobby scoreboard for the fastest escape... Read More

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Food Tours

Scottsdale Trolley Food Tour

Scottsdale, USA
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 69.00


Experience why Old Town Scottsdale is one of the premier US travel destinations while dining at six restaurants. We'll take you to the best restaurants, teach you about the history of The West's Most Western Town, and even treat you to an air-conditioned trolley ride (or two) to cover as much ground as possible. There will also be two shopping opportunities to purchase souvenirs and delicious treats. This tour is perfect for... Read More

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Food Tours

Old Town Scottsdale’s Foodie Tour

Scottsdale, USA
Duration: 3 hours
Priced From: USD 69.00


Enjoy dinner in&nbsp;Old Town Scottsdale as we visit five delicious restaurants. This tour includes a sizable portion of food at each restaurant, and three cocktail samples. In between restaurants, we will walk 1.5-2 miles and you will learn about the history and attractions of Old Town Scottsdale. This tour is perfect for date nights, birthday parties, weekend getaways, and especially foodies who love to travel.

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Golf Tours & Tee Times

A Day of Arizona Desert Golf with a Tour Professional

Scottsdale, USA
Duration: 6 to 7 hrs
Priced From: USD 799.00


Play 18 holes of golf with a PGA Tour Professional and learn all of his tricks and tips to improve your game. You will get round-trip chauffeured transportation from anywhere in the Scottsdale or Phoenix area. There are a number of excellent golf courses to choose from in the desert, most of which... Read More

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Hiking & Camping

Half-Day Sonoran Desert Hiking Tour

Scottsdale, USA
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 52.00


Venture into the lush desert and mountains surrounding Scottsdale and Phoenix, Arizona, on a half-day guided hiking tour with AOA. Learn all about the unique flora, fauna, geology, and history from knowledgeable, professional guides.<br />Each hiking tour is about 2 hours in duration. Tours can be made private for an additional fee otherwise you will be grouped with like-minded adventurers during your guided... Read More

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Hiking & Camping

The Sedona Experience - Hiking, Lunch & Wine Tasting

Scottsdale, USA
Duration: 12 hours
Priced From: USD 275.00


If you are looking to see Sedona from all the best vantage points.. this is the tour for you. We start the day off with a 1.5-2 hour hike in the beautiful Sedona country-side.The hike is followed by lunch at the Mariposa Latin Inspired Grill - one of Sedona's best local restaurants. After lunch, we... Read More

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Hiking & Camping

Scottsdale Hike & Dine - Guided hike with brunch or dinner included

Scottsdale, USA
Duration: 5 to 6 hrs
Priced From: USD 165.00


Join us on a guided hike through the beautiful Arizona desert where your trained outdoor guide will inform you about many of the amazing details&nbsp;regarding the Sonoran Desert that we call home. Your guided hike will be followed by a delicious&nbsp;brunch or dinner at one of Scottsdale's... Read More

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Kayaking & Canoeing

Salt River Kayak Adventure from Scottsdale

Scottsdale, USA
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 209.99


Soak up some sun on this fun kayak adventure with transport from Scottsdale. You'll be picked up from your hotel by Hummer and whisked away to the Salt River. Paddle easily along the water past picturesque cliffs and cacti scattered throughout the desert landscape, keeping an eye out for wildlife. This is a fun, relaxing and scenic way to cool off in the Arizona summer heat!

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Segway Tours

Fort McDowell Off-Road Segway Tour

Scottsdale, USA
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 85.00


<strong>A true Arizona experience – our off-road Segway Tour in the Sonoran Desert is the most exciting adventure in the Scottsdale Area!! Warm temperatures, blue skies, and breath-taking scenery create the most perfect oasis; you will be so glad you came out!! Our tour operates by special permit on the Fort McDowell Native American Reservation and takes place off the beaten path on beautiful desert... Read More

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Segway Tours

Segway Tour of Old Town Scottsdale

Scottsdale, USA
Duration: 2 hours
Priced From: USD 58.99


Discover the historic charm of Old Town Scottsdale by Segway on this 2-hour tour, the easiest and most fun way to see this vibrant part of town. Though its name harks back to the town's early days, this is not a sleepy neighborhood. Old Town pulses with loads of creative energy, art installations, performances and alfresco dining options. Let an informative guide lead you through the best parts of town and then continue to... Read More

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Shopping Passes & Offers

Shop and Spa at Scottsdale Fashion Square

Scottsdale, USA
Duration: Flexible
Priced From: USD 82.00


Indulge yourself with a day of pampering and shopping in Phoenix! This package offers great deals on shopping at more than 240 retailers, featuring the Visitor Rewards card with more than $500 in savings, a special gift and more.

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White Water Rafting

Half-Day Lower Salt River Rafting Tour

Scottsdale, USA
Duration: 4 hours
Priced From: USD 145.00


Float down the Lower Salt River on a guided flatwater rafting trip and discover a scenic and relaxing desert oasis just outside Phoenix and Scottsdale. Swim, play, or just relax on the river and soak in the scenery. This is a family friendly activity with options to please everyone. A little paddling is required, but your guide will steer the boat and provide fascinating information about the surrounding Sonoran... Read More

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