East Zion: Cliffs Sunset and Backcountry Off-Road Jeep Tour

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19 reviews

Activity provider: East Zion Adventures

East Zion: Cliffs Sunset and Backcountry Off-Road Jeep Tour

Activity provider: East Zion Adventures

From US$ 79 per person

Hop on board a 4x4 Jeep for a guided off-road adventure tour through the red rocks of Zion National Park. Watch the sunset from an unbeatable viewpoint over the park.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Embark on an adventurous off-road Jeep ride
  • Marvel at the Zion sunset from a special viewpoint
  • Explore the quiet backcountry of East Zion
  • Spend a day in nature away from the crowds
Full description

Experience the sunset from atop a cliff in Eastern Zion on this guided off-road Jeep tour. Witness incredible sweeping views of Zion National Park's remote backcountry and stop at special viewpoints, free from crowds and interruptions. 

Depart just before sunset. After a short drive on the highway, officially begin your off-road adventure. Enjoy the ride as your guide maneuvers the rugged trail, ending at a western-facing viewpoint just in time to watch the sun descend behind the cliffs of Zion.

From this breathtaking location, see views of the West Temple, Parunuweap Canyon, Elephant Gap, and other major Zion landmarks. Take in the scenery and capture the experience with plenty of photos before hopping back on the Jeep again. 

After another exciting Jeep ride and stop at a viewpoint, return to the starting point of the tour at Thunderbird Lodge.

  • Guide
  • Light snack
  • Bottled Water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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Meeting point

Meet in the golf shop in the back of the Best Western East Zion Thunderbird Lodge.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • This tour takes place in East Zion, about 1 hour away from Springdale
  • The tour will take place rain or shine, unless weather is very extreme, in which case you will be contacted about any cancellation
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 19 reviews

Review summary

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So much fun! We took our three kids (5, 7, 11) and they had a blast. The Jeep is super fun and feels like an amusement ride to them. I got to enjoy the beautiful sunset and a different look at Zion. My husband who has a little fear of heights may not have known what he was getting into, but he still said he had a great time. Definitely recommend and would definitely do again!

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June 30, 2022

Brian was a great guide. He was engaging, easygoing, and informative. He deserves a raise. Some extras such as a glass of wine or champagne would have been nice. Otherwise, it’s just a ride to see the sunset. Add something to the experience other than chips and bottled water.

July 10, 2022

August 25, 2022

Product ID: 408349