REI Co-op Adventures
If your group is itching to get out and experience a true Arizona adventure while visiting Phoenix you should strongly consider booking a tour with REI Co-op Adventures, or what was previously known as Arizona Outback Adventures.
REI is an activity provider and receptive tour operator that has been offering high-energy outdoor tours and experiences all across North America for over 20 years now. The outpost in Arizona is located in Scottsdale and serves the Phoenix and central Arizona area. The company allows guests to 'learn about flora, fauna, geology, and cultural history of Arizona's unique location with knowledgable professional guides as you trek, ride, or float along'. REI believes that education is key in protecting and appreciating wild environments such as the Sonoran Desert.
There are several different tour options available for your group, and each tour is really customized specifically to the group involved as far as difficulty level, time spent on the activities, and so on. Here are a handful of base tour options to show you exactly what the company offers;
- 1/2 Day Scottsdale Mountain Bike Tour
- 1/2 Day Scottsdale Hiking Tour
- Saguaro Lake Stand Up Paddleboarding Tour
- Scottsdale Greenbelt Bike Tour
- 1/2 Day Rafting Tour
- Lower Salt River Kayaking Tour
- 1/2 Day Casual Bike in Scottsdale Tour
- Many more!
All equipment you will need for these various adventures is, of course, provided by the REI Co-op, with over 400 road, mountain, and hybrid bike options and countless kayaking, rafting, and boarding rental options. The tour guides you will be adventuring with are all CPR and First Aid certified, very knowledgable of the area, and will carry extra water and snacks. Get ready for an Arizona adventure you won't soon forget!