Canyonlands National Park
Half Day Tour
Private Tours starting at $550
Group Tours starting at $180
price does not include taxes and fees or park entry
Folks visiting the parks on their own typically only see what is along side the pavement road - this tour will venture into the 4x4 backcountry for an exquisite and unique National Park experience.
If you’re looking to get the most out of your National Park experience in Moab, our Canyonlands half day backcountry 4x4 Tour is just what you're looking for. You’ll discover hidden gems, hear surprising stories and leave feeling like you missed nothing.
This tour explores the backcountry of Canyonlands National Park (Island in the Sky District) in approximately 4 hours. You will ride along in one of our 4x4 backcountry vehicles with heat and a/c for optimal comfort during all seasons.
Throughout this half day experience you will learn all about the parks, history, and geology of the Moab area. Your guide will point out Arch formations, and other towering landscapes along the way. Since our tours are private we can stop for photos at any point.
Sight seeing areas on this tour include but are not limited to Potash Mine, Shafer Trail, Musselman Arch, Ancient Indian Petroglyphs (Rock Carvings), Thelma and Louise point, and breathtaking canyon views. This tour will include both pavement sections and 4x4 road sections that are not paved.
Water and snacks are always provided for free.
If you have a National Park Pass, or plan on visiting more than one National Park on your vacation - we recommend that you purchase an annual pass. The link is provided below.
Entry costs $30 per vehicle. This is not included in your tour package. You can opt in to purchase your entry during the booking process. You can waive the fee as well if you already have a pass.
Please make sure you bring your pass along on the tour.
Pets are NOT permitted inside the National Parks. We may be able to accommodate you and offer pet-sitting during the duration of your tour. Please inquire within if this is something you may need.
Our Vehicles: Our vehicles are enclosed vehicles that are Chevy Suburban and Toyota 4Runners, and Sequoias. If you are reserving a vehicle for 1-3 passengers you will be riding in a 4Runner. Please note that the back 2 seats should be used for children or small adults only. The Suburbans seat up to 7 passengers and have a back row and middle row that seats 3 guests (bench).
If you have specific vehicle requests or questions, please call us.
PAYMENT DISCLOSURE - CANCELLATIONS
All trips should be reserved the day before the trip or earlier if possible. A $50 non refundable deposit will be charged to your card at time of reservation for any over-the-phone reservations. Deposits made online will include an online booking fee and is not refundable. No-show guests and cancellations within 48 hours of scheduled trip departure are subject to forfeit full fare. If any trip is cancelled due to weather, mechanical failure, or insufficient reservations, a refund will be provided.