Sabino Canyon Recreation Area Private Tour

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Activity Level



First Time Visitor, Hiking and Walking, Nature and Wildlife


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4



English (fluent)

Coronado National Forest

Sabino Canyon is of the most popular recreation sites in Arizona and draws over a million visitors a year!
Enjoy the beautiful desert outdoors filled with hiking trails, plants, wildlife and geology. Located in the Santa Catalina Mountains and winding its way through miles of canyons with mountain peaks. Desert flora found include mesquite, paloverde, brittlebush, saguaro and many other cacti.
A peaceful setting for any nature lover and a great way to explore the desert.

We'll take the narrated tram tour, disembark for a picnic, explore at your own pace and then re-board at any of the shuttle stops. Free time to hike or just take a stroll to the next shuttle stop.

This tour includes a picnic along the trail of Sparkling Cider (No alcohol allowed in Canyon), cheese and crackers, mini sandwiches, fruit and pastries (special dietary restrictions available). You're sure to leave with a love for the desert and a great dose of the outdoors!

** Please wear comfortable walking shoes, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen.


- Pick up at hotel or other requested location
- Arrive at Sabino Canyon Recreation Center
- Visitor Center, Mini Museum
- Take Narrated Tram Tour
- Disembark Tram for Picnic Lunch
- Time for walking, hiking, exploring
- Meet back at Visitor Center via Tram
- Additional time for walking path if desired
- Return back to Hotel or other location.

** Please wear comfortable walking shoes, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport

Duration: 4 hours

This is an outdoor tour so weather and physical conditions may affect tour times.


I will be transporting you in a premium car rental or mid size SUV. Transportation is rented so it will be in excellent condition and with Air Conditioning.

What’s Included

Other: - Transportation to and from Sabino Canyon
- National Parking Fee
- Picnic Lunch of Sparkling Cider, Finger Sandwiches, Cheese, Fruit, Pastry
- Tickets for Narrated Tram Tour (either Sabino Canyon or Bear Canyon)

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 USD - You may want to bring along money for shopping and/or souvenirs.

What’s Extra

Other: Any personal expenses.

Private tour guide Lorraine

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