Featured Activities in Scottsdale, Arizona

For more than 30 years, The Phoenician has reached beyond expectations to deliver the exceptional. In addition to a premier collection of signature activities, specialized programs and delectable cuisine within the AAA Five Diamond resort, guests enjoy the convenience of being in close proximity to vibrant downtown Scottsdale and surrounding communities such as Phoenix, Tempe, and Mesa.

We are eager to create a personalized journey of discovery just for you – an inspiring combination of the legendary and contemporary that enriches, engages and excites. The following vendors have curated special packages designed with our guests in mind that can be reserved through our Concierge Team.

Please call (480) 423-2572 to arrange the following activities.

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Western Destinations

A true western experience located in Black Canyon City. Horseback riding, Wild West activities, corporate events and Arizona Jeep tours.

The Dolly Steamboat

The Dolly Steamboat

Arizona’s World Class Cruise on Canyon Lake
Travel up through the historic Apache Trail in the Tonto National Forest
Featuring scenic nature, twilight dinner and astronomy cruises

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My Arizona Guide

A custom, private tour company offering Desert Hiking, Mountain Hiking, Road Trips, Night Trips, Native Culture Tours, Photo Trips, Birding and more! Half-day, full-day, multi-day and overnight programs available.

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Wild Bunch Desert Guides

A boutique mountain biking and hiking company. Working with guests to ensure trail selections match their needs.

Summer 2021 Offerings:

1.5- to 2-hour tours – meeting at 7am

Half-day tours — meeting at 6am


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Detours American West

Professionally guided tours of Arizona and the West. Daily tours showcase the Grand Canyon, Sedona, the Apache Trail, Tombstone and Phoenix/Scottsdale city highlights.

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Hot Air Expeditions

Special VIP packages. Daily flights year-round, featuring a gourmet Champagne breakfast.

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Stellar Adventures

A 2020 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award recipient, Stellar Adventures offers a variety of off-road tours in the Scottsdale/Phoenix area. Enjoy guided ATV, UTV, Hummer and M1009 Blazer excursions – and so much more. Specialty tours include “Trails & Tequila” and “Gravel n’ Grapes.”

A vibrant cultural adventure awaits in Scottsdale

Scottsdale Guide