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Discover Sedona Small-Group Tour

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Sedona, United States
Discover Sedona Small-Group Tour

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icon2 hours 30 minutes  (approx.)
Pickup from select hotels
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

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Overview

Get a comprehensive view of Sedona during this tour with a small group of fewer than 14 people. Highlights include the Airport overlook with views of Thunder Mountain and Coffeepot Rock, Tlaquepaque, and the Chapel of the Holy Cross. Pickup and drop-off at Sedona hotels included.
  • Comprehensive sightseeing tour of Sedona
  • See the Chapel of the Holy Cross, Oak Creek Canyon, and other sites
  • Learn about the history and folklore of the area
  • Round-trip transport from your Sedona hotel
  • Small group of 14 people or fewer
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Visit the Chapel of the Holy Cross
Visit the Airport Overlook
Local Sales Tax
Water will be supplied on the tour
Hotel pickup and drop-off in Sedona
HOTEL INFORMATION REQUIRED 72 HOURS PRIOR TO TOUR DATE
Gratuity - 15-20% gratuity is recommended if you enjoyed your tour

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Pick up and Drop off at all hotels in Sedona, if you are staying elsewhere, an alternative meet-up point can be designated. HOTEL INFORMATION REQUIRED 72 HOURS PRIOR TO TOUR DATE
Choose a morning or afternoon tour time when booking, then be ready for pickup at your Sedona hotel. 

Climb into an air-conditioned transport van that can accommodate up to 14 passengers, then head for the airport overlook. This vantage point allows views over Coffeepot Rock and Thunder Mountain. Move on to the Chapel of the Holy Cross, designed by Marguerite Brunswig Staude, then visit Oak Creek Canyon, Sedona's Art Village, and Tlaquepaque. Along the way, listen to your guide's commentary on the history and folklore of Sedona.

Your tour ends with drop-off at your Sedona hotel.
Itinerary
Pass By:  
Oak Creek Canyon
Top 10 Scenic Drive
Pass By:  
Tlaquepaque Arts & Shopping Village
Remake of a Spanish Village
Stop At:  
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Famous Architecture
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Great Ventures Day Tours
Located in Sedona
Stop At:  
Sedona Airport Overlook
Photo opportunity
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
Bell Rock
Rock Formation
Stop At:  
Oak Creek Vista Overlook
Scenic overloook
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Water is supplied throughout the tour
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • HOTEL INFORMATION REQUIRED 72 HOURS PRIOR TO TOUR DATE
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Great Venture Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • 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 policy on face masks and attendee health during Discover Sedona Small-Group Tour?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Discover Sedona Small-Group Tour.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Discover Sedona Small-Group Tour?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Discover Sedona Small-Group Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Discover Sedona Small-Group Tour?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Discover Sedona Small-Group Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Discover Sedona Small-Group Tour?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Discover Sedona Small-Group Tour.

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  • "I highly recommend this tour but I can only recommend it if Al is your guide!" See review

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star-1
Avoid this one like the plague!
Hector_S
, Jul 2022
Gee, where to begin? This tour was such a waste of time and money, period! We spent most of the time picking up and dropping off guests than the actual tour alone! In addition, we spent a lot of our valuable time stuck in traffic, so by the time we get to see the attractions, the driver/tour guide gave us only a few minutes, which were not even enough to take good pictures! The bus was also very hot and the driver/guide very grouch and so difficult to understand! It seems that he slurred his words and that he didn't wanted to be there. Anyway, save your money on this one if you have your own car. Believe me, you'll be able see (and enjoy) a lot more of Sedona on your own without a single penny to spend--other than on gas, of course!
icon Response from Host , Jul 2022
We are proud of our tours and our team and regret when guests don't have the best experience. With that said, avoid like the plague is a substantial warning. One would wonder why such a headline would be delayed 4 months. Let's address some of your issues: We are one of the few companies offering this tour that offer door to door service. Guests are not required to drive, deal with parking etc. to enjoy our tour. A feature we provided to you. We offer a private tour for guests wanting/needing this tour without the elements of a group tour. The tour is conducted under the duration of the tour. The guide is describing and narrating even while pickup, drop offs, and traffic stops are occurring. The traffic was exceptional as spring break is the busiest week of the year. We are fortunate that so many wonderful people come to experience the area at this time. You selected to come at this time along with these many other guests to our fair city. If you had been in your own vehicle, you would still have dealing with the traffic issue or in fact being a part of it. We continually receive great ratings on our tours (please see review directly below this one). We stand behind our guide and our tours but your commentary has been duly noted.
star-5
Sedona Virgin
Brenda_W
, May 2022
Driver was great! Van was clean. Sights were beyond words! Our favorite was the church built into the mountain.
star-2
Don’t waste your time and money
Karen_O
, Dec 2021
This trip was a waste of time. It was too long and felt like an aimless drive around Sedona. The only 2 places of interest we stopped (and the 2 main reasons I booked) were Chapel of the Holy Cross and Airport Mesa overlook. We were only at each for approximately 15-20 mins. So, out of a 2.5 hour drive only :30-:45 minutes were quality.
star-5
Sedona AZ Small Group Tour
Joseph_P
, Nov 2021
What started out with a minor scheduling bump became such a wonderful day. Jo Gebo was a fabulous tour guide and we highly recommend him. We thank you very much for a great experience in Sedona.
star-5
Amazing views with personal details
Jennifer_M
, Sep 2021
It was all great but the Holy Chapel Cross and the Airport Overlook were amazing. Our tour guide Al was awesome too!
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Sedona Area Tour
Mike_J
, Sep 2021
Very enjoyable excursion. Guide was friendly and knowledgeable. Van was clean and comfortable. Would recommend this tour as an introduction to Sedona with a follow up afterwards to specific places of interest.
star-4
Stunning Sedona!
Cathy_H
, Sep 2021
This tour conveniently picked us up right at our hotel. The beauty of Sedona was enhanced by the information provided by our driver.
star-5
Fantastic
Mary_L
, Jul 2021
Joe was a fantastic tour guide. Very knowledgeable as well as funny. He made sure everyone was comfortable and answered all our questions. Great guy!
star-5
Wonderful!
Keith_R
, Jun 2021
We had an amazing time learning about the history and area of Sedona. Joe was very knowledgeable and made us feel at home during our tour! Thanks for a great day!
star-5
Al made this tour amazing
KFS18
, May 2021
So let me begin by saying that this tour is great if you’re looking for two beautiful photographic stops and a nice scenic tour. This is not a hiking tour of Sedona but rather an informative scenic trip of Sedona. I personally loved my experience. Al my tour guide was absolutely hilarious. He was also very informative and told the information in a manner that made it easy to retain and wasn’t dry in the sense it would lull you to sleep! I highly recommend this tour but I can only recommend it if Al is your guide!
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Sedona Tourist Overview
Abilene
, May 2021
This tour was informative. Our guide, Al was very knowledgeable. He gave historical, cultural, and geographical information. He not only gave his prepared speech, but he also answered questions that may or may not have been part of the plan. Al answered one question with a general answer & would not be pinned to giving an exact percentage of which he was unsure. How wonderful to have a genuine guide instead of a know it all! Also was also good at throwing in a bit of humor that added to his talk. Our vehicle was clean and comfortable.
star-5
SEDONA DONE RIGHT
Greg_S
, May 2021
Our guide Al was very knowledgeable as well as funny. Took us places I never would have found on my own. Highly reccommend.
star-5
It was FUN!
Loretta_L
, Apr 2021
Our tour guide was very kind, knowledgeable and extremely funny during our trip to Sedona! I enjoyed my trip with this specific tour guide!
star-5
Great experience
Tatiana_V
, Mar 2021
This tour was my first introduction to Sedona. I was picked up at the hotel right on time. The guide was very friendly and knowledgeable. Small group atmosphere made it more private and personal, it was a great experience for me to see the beauty of Sedona.
star-3
Somewhat disappointed
Randall_P
, Feb 2021
The guide was very knowledgeable about the area and the history of Sedona however did not take us to the areas listed in the ad. The stops we stopped at were Holy Cross Church and Airport Loop Dr. The other two areas were Coffee Pot and Tlaquepaque Arts Village. These he did not even mention and we drive right the Art Village.
icon Response from Host , Feb 2021
Thank you for complimenting our guide. This tour is an informative tour and an introduction to Sedona. Here is the description of this tour posted here on Viator/TripAdvisor: Total Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes Oak Creek Canyon, Route 89A, Sedona, AZ 83149, pass by without stopping Tlaquepaque Arts & Shopping Village, 336 State Route 179, Sedona, AZ 86336-6144, pass by without stopping Chapel of the Holy Cross, 780 Chapel Rd, Sedona, AZ 86336-7064, 5 minutes Great Ventures Day Tours, Sedona, AZ, pass by without stopping Sedona Airport Overlook, Sedona, AZ, 15 minutes Bell Rock, 4999 State Route 179, Sedona, AZ 86351-8995, pass by without stopping We believe there may have been some confusion as to what you read because we do not have an ad for this tour. Thank you again for the positive feedback regarding our tour guide.
star-5
Great Tour Guide
Ken_H
, Jan 2021
Lil Joe our guide was amazing. He was a wealth of knowledge about the area and was great to hang out with. I highly recommend this tour.
star-5
Well Worth It!!
Ken_H
, Jan 2021
The information and sights on the tour were amazing. Our guide Joe was incredibly warm, friendly, and super knowledgeable. He was great! Great way to see a lot in a little time.
star-5
Informative short tour
Lisa_A
, Dec 2020
We enjoyed our tour of Sedona. We traveled to Sedona for a few short hours and was able to take this tour. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and shared stories of Sedona the entire tour. They provided water and took special precautions during this time. If you would like to learn about the Sedona area, this would be a great tour for the day.
star-5
Wonderful Sedona Tour
Jackie
, Nov 2020
Lil Joe was very professional, he was very knowledgeable about Sedona. He has a great personality and very pleasant, we had a great time.
star-5
Beautiful and Informative Tour
Leetha_R
, Jun 2020
We booked the 2:30 pm tour and initially thought it would be too short to see everything. We were wrong! The pace was great and our tour guide Lil Joe was exceptional. Since our group of three were the only passengers, we were able to have a private tour but at the lower group rate. Lil Joe was very informative, engaging and extremely courteous. He arrived at our hotel a few minutes early allowing for an on-time start. He frequently offered us water and was extremely attentive by always assisting us in and out of the van. He had a very thorough knowledge of the area and his love for the job was very evident. His delivery was clear and he was very responsive to all of our questions along the way. His jokes were pretty funny too. I strongly recommend this tour if you are interested in learning about the area and seeing the sites.

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