Phoenix might at first glance appear a sprawling, arid metropolis. But look a little closer and you will discover a vibrant city surrounded by natural splendour, rich in culture and drenched in glorious sunshine nigh-on all year round.
With its Arizona desert location, heat is one thing you can be certain of in Arizona. Indeed, be warned, temperatures can soar to over 40°C, making Phoenix a haven for sun-seekers. An extensive choice of family-friendly hotels with swimming pools offer respite from the humidity, as do the cool serenity of the city’s spectacular spas. Stunning pockets of green can also be found at its world-class golf courses, or at the breathtakingly beautiful Desert Botanical Garden. A thriving arts scene and collection of unique museums awaits culture lovers. While sports fans can catch the thrilling baseball action at top venues such as Chase Field. Add superb shopping and exuberant nightlife to the blend, and you have a state capital with abundant assets.
Take in the magnificent sights and sounds of the desert while feeling like you’re floating on a cloud on this exhilarating hot air balloon ride. Gaze at the vivid colours of the sky on this sunrise or sunset flight, while enjoying a breathtaking 360-degree view over Phoenix. The tour lasts approximately one hour, affording incredible photograph opportunities. Choose between a champagne breakfast or gourmet picnic for the perfect start or finish to this unforgettable experience.
Get an incredible aerial view of one of the world’s seven natural wonders on the Grand Canyon Helicopter and Ground Tour From Phoenix. Your guided excursion will take you through the Red Rocks of Sedona and on a scenic drive up Oak Creek Canyon before arriving at the Grand Canyon National Park for a thrilling 50-minute helicopter ride. You’ll spend a total of three hours exploring the Park before driving back to Phoenix through the Navajo Nation and Painted Desert.
Gaze at Arizona’s breathtaking landscape below on your scenic flight over the Tonto National Forest, Verde Valley, beautiful Sedona Red Rock Country, San Francisco Peaks, legendary Grand Canyon and more. After taking in the dramatic spires, buttes and mesas of Monument Valley, you will board a four-wheel drive jeep for a two-hour journey through the awe-inspiring Colorado Plateau. Feel like you’ve stepped into a Western movie and capture the experience with incredible photographs on this exhilarating tour.
Discover the spectacular Red Rocks of Sedona and explore ancient Native American ruins on this memorable day tour from Phoenix. You’ll have nearly four hours to photograph the famous sculpted rock formations, and to wander around Sedona city’s world-class galleries and shops. The Sedona day tour also gives you the chance to visit either the incredible Native American pueblo ruins at Tuzigoot National Monument, or the stunning Montezuma Castle National Monument, set into 70 feet of white limestone cliff.
Journey into an amazing underwater world at SEA LIFE Aquarium Arizona. Experience amazing close encounters with a vast array of creatures from starfish and seahorses to stingrays and sharks. Make your way through the exhibits, from the Arizona park lakes to river canyons and caves. Arrive at the shoreline of the Pacific Ocean and meet the strange and wonderful inhabitants of the sea. Become a rock pool explorer then venture into the dark ocean depths on this fascinating voyage.