Our 5 Favorite Tours in Southern Utah

Janine Brandt | 08.30.21

From scenic nature hikes to thrilling canyon climbs, Southern Utah offers fun outdoor adventure for all ages and abilities. While some travelers prefer to explore solo, taking one of the area’s many guided tours is a great choice for groups who want to see and learn about the best local areas and activities. Whether you want to scale a soaring cliff, shred the slopes by snowmobile, or get a peek at the best spots in our national parks, Southern Utah has the companies and credentials to tailor any trip to your tastes. Read on to learn about our top 5 favorite tours in Southern Utah.

If you prefer to strike out solo, be sure to download our FREE Southern Utah Vacation Guide to plan your trip to perfection.

Thunder Mountain Motorsports

As the local source for all things snowmobile, Thunder Mountain Motorsports is your go-to team for safe and spectacular snowmobile tours. They offer expert-led expeditions through miles of snowy back-country, guiding you through the best spots in Brian Head, the Dixie National Forest, and Cedar Breaks National Monument. Tours can last as little as 1.5 hours or as long as the full day and include everything you need for an amazing snowmobile adventure.

Zion Outback Safaris

Every inch of Zion National Park is breathtaking, but these guided tours take you off the beaten path to view spectacular scenes most visitors only see in photographs. Their most popular tour is a 3-hour Group Safari to the Mesa Vista area, where you’ll climb atop the backcountry of Kolob Terrace to view miles of rugged cliffs from high above the park. They also offer Private Jeep Tours seven days a week, which small groups can completely customize for a one-of-a-kind expedition of Zion National Park.

Zion Helicopters

Take your Zion National Park experience to new heights with a thrilling helicopter tour! Zion Helicopters offers multiple tours that give you a birds-eye view of the park and surrounding areas, from short but scenic panoramic tours to multi-hour helicopter adventures that treat you to thrilling views of Zion and nearby Bryce Canyon. You can even book a combined jeep-and-helicopter tour to see the park from every picturesque angle!

Paragon Adventures

These Utah adventure guides offer a variety of world-class tours around the Zion area to put you in the Southern Utah spirit. Their expert outdoor guides can deliver amazing tour experiences in rock-climbing and rappelling, zip lining, mountain biking, canyoneering, and more. They even offer customizable family adventures for a private tour that’s tailored around your group’s goals, fitness, and fears.

Fremont River Guides

If you want to catch a good time (and some iconic trophy-sized trout), book a fly-fishing tour with Fremont River Guides. Their expert guides will take your group to the best spots for angling in the area, from private creeks near Brian Head and Duck Creek Village to the popular Panguitch Lake and even inside the national parks. Tours can range from quick two-hour introductions to full days on the water and include everything you need to enjoy a fine day of fishing.

Book Your Stay with Family Time Vacation Rentals Today!

After taking one of these great guided tours, return to your Family Time Vacation Rentals property that’s right near the national parks. Our Longview Lodge cabin is a perfect fit for families and offers peace and privacy for up to eight guests. You’ll love watching wildlife wander curiously just feet from your spacious outdoor deck!

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