Signature Activities

The Phoenician provides guests of all ages with a treasure-trove of signature resort activities for guests to enjoy year-round. Discover a world of adventure together as a family and create unforgettable memories to share for years to come. Please visit the Concierge Desk for a monthly list of resort activities to plan your day. We offer an extensive selection of signature activities to make your stay even more exciting. For a complete schedule of activities please view our Calendar of Events.

Golf Course Safari

Explore the native and natural wonders of the Sonoran Desert on a unique and informative 90 minute tour around our property. Discover the local flora and fauna, majestic views and diverse wildlife – all from the comfort of your golf cart. Fridays-Sundays: Sunrise – $20 per adult; $15 per child. 24-hour advance reservations required; dial ext. 2572

Daily Epicurean Moment

Refresh in a tasting of our signature Phoenician Crunch Ice Cream everyday at 3pm in The Marketplace. A guest favorite since its inception from the resorts opening in 1988, this ice cream is unlike any other you’ve had before. Visit The Marketplace located on the lobby level to discover how this distinctive ice cream is hand-crafted by our talented culinarians.

Camelback Mountain Hike

Explore the Sonoran desert with this two hour guided hike up Camelback Mountain’s Cholla Trail. Learn about the natural beauty of the indigenous flora and fauna led by a knowledgeable guide. Includes water and a snack. $55 per person. Thursdays – Sundays: 7am – 9am (available October-April). 24-hour advance reservations required; dial ext. 480 423 2572.

Purchase a Commemorative Hiking Pack with select amenities for $20.

Cactus Garden

A two-acre retreat, located along the northern edge of the resort grounds, features 250 varieties of cacti. The Garden also serves as home to numerous desert inhabitants. Take a guided tour Monday, Wednesday or Friday – or a private stroll at your leisure. Inquire about our holiday light tour during the month of December. 24-hour advance reservations required for guided tours; dial ext. 480 423 2572.


The Phoenician houses 11 sculptures in its collection by the renowned Native American artist, Alan Houser (Haozous). See how many you can discover while exploring the resort.


Pedal your way past the resort’s lakes and lush grounds or venture beyond to surrounding residential areas. Bikes are available complimentary for guests paying the Resort Charge for two hours daily. Standard fee $35 per person. Helmets and lock provided. Located at The Park. Limited availability. First come first serve.

Bunny Hoppy Hour

Stop by the Funicians Club to meet the staff and pick out your very own plush bunny Phoe-Phoe to take home. Friday & Saturday, 4pm – 5pm

Cocktail Mixology

Sample and learn the secrets to crafting the perfect signature cocktail from our master mixologists. Available complimentary for guests paying the Resort Charge. Standard fee $15 per person. Please visit the hostess at Mowry & Cotton for details and reservations. Daily, 2pm.