Zion Outback Safaris

Come and take the road less traveled and experience all that Zion National Park and Southern Utah have to offer!

Zion Jeep Tours is a sightseeing tour company that offers a glimpse of Zion National Park and its surrounding lands from the bottom of Zion Canyon to the top of the Park’s highest mesas by giving guided Jeep Safari Tours.

In a personalized fun, and family-friendly environment, you can experience the rugged back roads of Zion National Park while relaxing in the comfort of our open air safari vehicles. We also stop at our own favorite spots to give you the chance to explore the area on foot.

Our expert guides are happy to teach you about all of the geology, history, wildlife, plant life, and local folklore that abound in Utah’s Dixie. We happily personalize tours to your interests and stop on demand for photo opportunities.

Be prepared to see the occasional deer and other native wildlife such as cougars, coyotes, and rattle snakes in their natural surroundings while leaving the crowds behind.

Our tours are exciting and rugged, but safe for people of all ages and abilities. Special accommodations are made for all willing participants.

Outback Safari Tour

From Springdale, we venture deep into the rugged back country of Zion National Park. This 3 hour tour visits the famous Grafton ghost town site where our guides give you a historical over view of the struggle to settle southern Utah. From Grafton, the tour climbs up onto the historic Gooseberry Mesa trail in search of wildlife, rainbow colored rock formations and panoramic views.

Departs:

  • 12pm Mon-Sat
  • 1pm Sun

Rates:

  • Safari 4x4 Vehicle: Adults $60.00 + tax/fees Kids (under 12) $45.00 + tax/fees
  • 4x4 Jeep - 1-6 Passengers: Adults $70.00 + tax/fees Kids (under 12) $55.00 + tax/fees

Zion Sunset Safari Tour

From Springdale, our most scenic and popular tour climbs atop the high back country of Zion National Park’s Kolob Terrace section. We traverse across Smith Mesa, which is full of wildlife and spectacular views of Zion's kaleidoscope of colored rock. At sunset, we stop on the Mesa's edge and look east towards 2500 foot cliffs that reflect the sunset in fiery pinks, oranges, and purples. We stop several times at our favorite photo spots as well as anywhere you ask us to. The tour features frequent stops for photo opportunities, abundant wild life, and Native American wall paintings.

Departs:

  • 2 hours before sunset, check for current departure times

Rates:

  • Safari 4x4 Vehicle: Adults $65.00 + tax/fees Kids (under 12) $47.00 + tax/fees
  • 4x4 Jeep - 1-6 Passengers: Adults $80.00 + tax/fees Kids (under 12) $60.00 + tax/fees

East Zion - Tour and Trail

From Springdale we travel through the Park's main entrance on the Zion Mt. Carmel Highway. While gaining 800' in elevation, we traverse the switchbacks to the 1.1 mile long tunnel, completed in 1930. Exiting the tunnel, if we are lucky, we may see desert bighorn sheep. The tour continues to our turnaround at Checkerboard Mesa. An iconic symbol of the park, towering 900' above the highway.

Tour lasts about two hours.

Rates:

  • Safari 4x4 Vehicle: Adults $65.00 + tax/fees Kids (under 12) $47.00 + tax/fees

What is a Safari Vehicle?

Our Safari vehicles are custom outfitted trucks that have been designed to allow our guests the ultimate viewing experience and comfort. The vehicles are open air with a high ceiling canopy for shade. There are twelve forward facing seats arranged theater style in three rows of four which are split by a center aisle. There is not a bad seat on the vehicle.

Our Jeep's are custom modified for offroad adventure. Our six passenger is open air. Our four passenger has a hardtop with heat and A/C.

Back to Zion Activities