If you are visiting Tucson, Arizona anytime soon and are interested in spending some fun time in the wild desert, why not go on an ATV (All-terrain Vehicle) tour and make it a memorable experience for you and your companions? Tucson is a really beautiful place, but most of its best sites and scenery cannot be toured by car or bus. That is why if you and your family or friends are planning on visiting this area, you may want to consider going on an ATV tour or even renting an ATV.
About Our Tucson Tours
At Tucson ATV Tours, we find the history and tales of the desert people, or as they are locally called ‘Tohono O’odham’, quite enlightening and fascinating to say the least. Our guided ATV tours of the area all about bringing their rich history back to life. We help our customers to engage with numerous local native artifacts that have great significance to the broader history of Arizona. Currently, there are over 28,000 tribal members who reside in the Tohono O’odham reservation. Our guided ATV tours give people an opportunity to experience firsthand how these tribal members lived and interacted.
Take time from your busy schedule to go on a tour with AZ ATV Adventures and let us take you on a journey of the long and captivating history of Tucson, Arizona. We promise that you won’t be disappointed! We offer tours in two main areas that are ATV-accessible and popular with visitors and locals alike.
The Butte at Cocoraque Ranch
The Butte at Cocoraque ranch is full of beautiful desert scenery and a bit of mystery to spice things up. When you visit this site, you get the chance to see and roam the Arizona desert as a warm, and fresh breeze blows over you. We have a longstanding partnership with the ranch that allows us to offer numerous services and arrange all manner of activities and events at the ranch. At the Butte at Cocoraque Ranch, you can expect to see unique ancient markings and petroglyphs made by the native tribespeople who lived there many centuries ago. The most famous of the ancient symbols found at the ranch is the ‘Man in the Maze pattern’ made by Hokokam (Huhugam) who are descendants of the Tohono O’odham.
A tour of this ranch is definitely a fun and exhilarating experience that you will never forget.
You Drive. We Guide!
You heard that right – we let our customers explore the desert terrain to get the best views of the Arizona desert. The real excitement of the tour comes from being able to transverse parts of the desert that you would normally not be able to get to. You get to drive as we guide you to the best spots in the desert. You get to romp, zoom and zip through desert trails in the middle of the wilderness and also stop to view local native artifacts and historical landmarks.
Our vehicles are simply the best. We have a wide range of UTVs and quad bikes that can be driven by both beginners and pros. All our automobiles are well-maintained and regularly serviced for the best customer experience.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Do you need a license to go on an ATV tour?
We often get questions regarding license requirements for our ATV tours. We can tell you that you do not need a license to go on a tour.
What are our tour rates?
ATV tours and rentals and fairly affordable contrary to people’s beliefs. Tours are normally charged on a per person basis. Customers can always choose a timeframe that suits them. Click book now to find rates and availability. For groups larger than 12 or with special requests please call or email us!
The Butte at Cocoraque Ranch Guided UTV Tour
At AZ ATV Adventures, We Show Up To Play! Our outdoor tours are meant to be fun, exhilarating and informative. For our Tucson ATV Tours, we focus specifically on the rich history of the native Tohono O’odham tribe and take you to explore the beauty and mystery of The Butte at Cocoraque Ranch.
Customers not only get a chance to roam the Arizona desert, but they also get to see unique ancient petroglyphs and markings, like the Man in the Maze pattern, made by the Huhugam (or Hohokam) who share deep ancestral roots with the Tohono O’odham.
About Our Tucson ATV Tours
We find the tales and history of the Tohono O’odham (meaning “desert people”) wildly fascinating and enlightening, and as such our guided UTV tours in Tucson are centered around bringing that history to life and engaging you with some of the many origins of what we now call Arizona. Since there are over 28,000 tribal members living on the Tohono O’odham reservation today, our guides have had the opportunity to learn a world of knowledge about the natives and how they are connected all across Arizona.
Take your tour with AZ ATV Adventures and allow us immerse you in the amazing history that Tucson and Arizona have to offer!