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Arches National Park 4x4 Adventure from Moab

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icon5 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

To truly experience the legendary beauty of Arches National Park, you need to explore its isolated corners. On this adventurous 4WD tour from Moab, your expert guide will help you do just that as you navigate the backcountry to spots like the Tower Arch, as well as visit the famous red rocks at Marching Men and Eye of the Whale. Bonus: Your tour features a stop to see fossilized dinosaur tracks.
  • 4WD tour of Arches National Park, from Moab
  • Travel off-road to reach more remote locations away from the crowds with an experienced guide
  • Take in amazing geological formations such as sandstone spires and layered red rock
  • Admire the sandstone fin known as Marching Men and the 92-foot (28-meter) span of Tower Arch
  • Wind along a former cowboy trail and hear about the region’s human history
  • Marvel at well-preserved dinosaur footprints in this former Jurassic Park

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

Reach remote locations in Arches National Park during the only half-day tour by 4x4 of the park.
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National Park Tour by Four Wheel Drive Vehicle
Pick-up from your motel or campground, if needed
Ice water & lemonade
Licensed experienced local guide
Gratuities
Food and drinks
Park entrance fees
Car or booster seats for children
321 N Main St, Moab, UT 84532, USA

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Your tour begins in the middle of Moab where you’ll meet your guide, and board the comfortable 4WD vehicle for the 5-mile (8-km) drive to the park. Once inside Arches National Park, your off-roading adventure begins when you leave the road by Doc Williams Point.

More than 2,000 giant sandstone arches are scattered throughout the park, which is the largest collection of naturally occurring arches found anywhere in the world. You’ll also find pinnacles, fins, and rocks along this epic landscape of rich red earth sculpted by time.

If some of this landscape looks familiar, it’s probably because you’ve seen it in the movies. Popular films like Thelma and Louise were shot in portions of the park, as were scenes for Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.

If you choose the evening tour, there’s a chance you could see a fiery sunset illuminate the red rocks. Once the sun is below the horizon, stars sparkle in one of the darkest skies in the country.

Towards the end of the tour, you’ll leave the park via an old cowboy trail. It’s here where you’ll stop to see fossilized dinosaur tracks stamped into the earth.

Finally, after several hours of backcountry exploring in the southern Utah terrain, your tour finishes in the center of Moab from the same spot where it began.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Arches National Park
Visit Arches National Park on a 4-wheel drive (4WD) tour that features spectacular sandstone arches and access to areas that most visitors don't see. An expert guide will maneuver your 4WD past red rock highlights such as Marching Men, Tower Arch and Eye of the Whale. Experience these monuments and more up close and learn about the park’s wildlife and history.
Duration: 5 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Mill Canyon Dinosaur Trail
This 5-hour tour even includes a stop to see fossilized dinosaur tracks, left behind millions of years ago when dinosaurs roamed the region.
Stop At:  
Eye of the Whale Arch
Eye of the Whale Arch is located in the Herdina Park area of Arches. An optional 1/2 mile hike leads you under the arch to an outcropping of seldom visited red rock formations .
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Tower Arch
An optional hike to the awe-inspiring Tower Arch begins at the foot of the bluff, where the 4WD road ends. From here, the route is rocky and steep, though short. Tower Arch itself is very large with a 92-foot span and can be viewed from the trailhead for those opting out.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Things to bring: camera, water bottle (free refills available) and sun protection
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • OPERATED BY NAVTEC Expeditions

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Arches National Park 4x4 Adventure from Moab?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers.

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Traveler Tips


  • "Ask for Tony and hang on for the ride of your life!" See review
  • "Super off road adventure takes you to the tower arch which requires an off road vehicle and skilled driver as it is not accessible otherwise." See review
  • "Navtec needs better signage on the roadway to guide visitors to their starting point." See review

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Do it!
Blanca_L
, Apr 2021
Out tour guy was Chris made the trip “fantastic”. He was very knowledgeable and friendly- we enjoyed every minute of it .
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Ask for Rick!
April_P
, Apr 2021
Rick was very informative and a blast to be around. 5 hours flew by! He also gave us tips for the rest of our stay which were invaluable.
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You don't want to miss this
Robert_McConnell
, Apr 2021
Really enjoyed the flavor Alden brought to our trip. Great driver, super willing to help with pictures and hikes. Best four-wheel trip and Moab.
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Majestic and Educational
Lisa_R
, Apr 2021
Our guide Blaine was awesome. He has such a passion for the park/environment and his job. He taught us a whole new respect for not only Arches National park, but other parks we plan to visit in the future. Blaine was the best tour guide we have ever had. Thanks Again!!!!
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AWESOME
Lisa_D
, Apr 2021
Our tour guide, Tyler, was AMAZING and knowledgeable. Tyler knew a lot about the area and the park. It was an awesome tour!
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Fun Even for Four Old People
Ron_B
, Apr 2021
Saw sights only available on an off-road trip. Adam was very helpful, informative, and fun. It jostled our old bones and grey cells quite a bit, but it was worth it and we would do it again.
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We had a blast!
Laura_S
, Apr 2021
Rick showed my family an awesome time! He took us to some incredible spots in the park where we were totally alone. We really enjoyed talking to him and the trip in general. I highly recommend booking a trip with Rick!
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Back Roads in Arches
Heidi_L
, Apr 2021
The off roading in the 4x4 was a lot of fun. Our guide was enthusiastic. We saw 2 arches that you needed to take back roads to. They were beautiful.
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Awesome day with Larry!
Stacy_M
, Mar 2021
We had an awesome time yesterday with our guide, Larry. He was a wonderful tour guide and we had an adventure into the park where most tourists can not go without his special truck! Would highly recommend !
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Wonderful adventure
JaniceAlexander
, Mar 2021
Absolutely a top 10 for this crazy old leprechaun lady... brilliant adventure Our guide/driver was certainly informative, interesting and very pleasant..
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