Tempe
Nature & Adventure

Enter your dates to find available activities

Our most recommended Tempe Nature & Adventure

SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium General Admission

1. SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium General Admission

Explore the magical underwater world at SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium. Come see thousands of creatures including sharks, rays, and sea turtles. Touch a sea star or walk through the incredible 360-degree ocean tunnel. Marvel at over 30 unique displays and encounter these amazing creatures from the graceful jellyfish, the beautiful seahorse, or the clever sea turtle. Get up close and personal with the local residents of Arizona’s Salt River at the freshwater exhibit. Come see the Shoaling Ring and watch as hundreds of barred flagtails swim around you. Discover the Bay of Rays and be mesmerized by the happy and smiley rays. Escape to the Temple of the Seahorse and see these mythical creatures up close.  Escape to a kaleidoscope of color at the Coral Reef exhibit. The Coral Reef is bustling with their underwater cities teeming with fish that come in every shape, color, and pattern you can imagine. Visit the Conservation Cove exhibit and learn about how SEA LIFE Arizona works to develop a system of care and best practices to protect the oceans and its creatures.

Grand Canyon Day Tour from Phoenix, Scottsdale & Tempe

2. Grand Canyon Day Tour from Phoenix, Scottsdale & Tempe

Experience the Grand Canyon National Park during this guided tour. Explore the canyon rim with its panoramic views and visit Route 66 with your guide. Start your tour at Route 66. Experience the historic highway in the town of Williams, the last town passed by I-40. As you explore this famous location, you have the opportunity to purchase lunch in Williams or Grand Canyon. Spend approximately 3 hours within the National Park marveling at the beauty that is the Grand Canyon. Don’t forget to visit the historic El Tovar Lodge and Hopi House in Grand Canyon Village. Visit the South Rim and take in the dramatic views — ideal for photographers. Stop into the shop or enjoy your lunch and relax with the best seat in the house.

From Phoenix: Grand Canyon Tour with Sedona and Oak Creek

3. From Phoenix: Grand Canyon Tour with Sedona and Oak Creek

Take a trip to one of the 7 wonders of the natural world on this day tour of the Grand Canyon National Park. You will be collected from selected hotels or apartments in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, or Mesa Arizona. The journey north takes you through amazing views of the Saguaro Cactus in the Sonoran Desert. You will travel through the Ponderosa Pine Forests of Flagstaff where the Lowell Observatory is located. Stop among the Red Rocks of Sedona for time to take in the breathtaking scenery and lots of pictures. Travel through Oak Creek Canyon famous the world over for its spectacular scenery. In the afternoon be taken to the Grand Canyon National Park. Stop for pictures of the Red Rocks of Sedona. Make several stops along the South Rim for picture taking and enjoying the incredible views. See the El Tovar Lodge, a former Harvey hotel. Have the afternoon to explore the sublime park and see many of its ecological wonders and natural beauty. Your professional guide will be able to inform you of the history and stories behind this ancient wonder.

From Phoenix: Apache Trail & Dolly Steamboat Day Trip

4. From Phoenix: Apache Trail & Dolly Steamboat Day Trip

Come join us on an adventurous tour along the Apache Trail and into the Sonora desert, then take a cruise on Dolly Steamboat through Canyon Lake. Driving into the Superstition Mountains, you will visit Tortilla Flat, a quaint Arizona town with a population of 6! Next, relax on a 90-minute cruise over picturesque Canyon Lake, with its magnificent desert surroundings. Don't forget your camera, as this is the ideal platform from which to snap postcard-perfect landscape photos. Your guide will then lead you into the desert for an explanation of the local flora, including the majestic Saguaro cactus and Arizona's state tree, the Palo Verde.

From Phoenix: Sedona, Jerome & Montezuma Castle Day Trip

5. From Phoenix: Sedona, Jerome & Montezuma Castle Day Trip

***You can edit the listing but please don't activate*** Defy gravity with skill, style, and courage at iFLY Ontario, California. Enjoy an unforgettable experience at the iFLY wind tunnel venue conveniently located near the Ontario International Airport. Get one-on-one instruction from professional flight instructors on how to make different body positions to control how you fly inside the tunnel. Receive complimentary skydive gear rental and the actual flight experience at a fraction of the cost of a tandem jump, but with much longer freefall time. The gravity-defying flight itself lasts for 2 minutes. Each wind tunnel has multiple large fans that can blow a wind of up to 185mph (300kph), and a pressurized staging area that can fit up to 12 flyers at one time. Safe for kids, challenging for adults, exciting for teens, and realistic for skydivers, the iFLY experience will leave you smiling from cheek to cheek.

Scottsdale: 3-Hour Electric Go Car Rental

6. Scottsdale: 3-Hour Electric Go Car Rental

Rent your own electric Go Car and set off a personal adventure. Explore Scottsdale in style and create your own, unique experience. Enjoy discovering the city in the open air as you zoom around the city in a compact car powered by an electric motor. Reach top speeds of up to 75mph and cover more ground with eco-friendly transportation. Explore the Old Town area of the city, drive through the scenic mountains nearby, and stop for lunch. Create your own adventure with this personal rental car and discover the city at your own pace.

Phoenix, Tempe, and Scottsdale: Evening Tour in a Tesla

7. Phoenix, Tempe, and Scottsdale: Evening Tour in a Tesla

Enjoy an evening tour in an eco-friendly Tesla with stops in Phoenix, Tempe, and Scottsdale. See modern art like "Her Secret is Patience" or the glowing Frank Llyod Wright spire. Start the evening with pickup from your accommodation in an eco-friendly Tesla Model X SUV. Stretch your legs on a stroll along a lakeside boardwalk in the heart of downtown Tempe. Enjoy the scenic views on the boardwalk and learn about how important this lake is to the community. Next, drive along the Red Mountain Freeway which offers spectacular views of the Tempe and Phoenix evening skylines. After a short drive, arrive at a 145-ft-tall aerial sculpture called "Her Secret is Patience." Admire this piece by Janet Echelmen that depicts the ever-changing flux of the desert winds. It reminds onlookers of the importance of sustainable practices in everyday life. Head to the USS Arizona Memorial Gardens to learn about how the history of Arizona is deeply rooted in military sacrifice. Lastly, explore the mysterious Frank Llyod Wright spire, a modern-day relic of what could have been Arizona's future. Learn about Wright's vision for Arizona and his architectural methods what have impacted the city before returning to your accommodation.

Scottsdale: 4-Hour Self-Guided E-Bike Tour

8. Scottsdale: 4-Hour Self-Guided E-Bike Tour

Take in the sights and sounds of Scottsdale on this outdoor adventure with a convenient 4-hour E-bike rental. This self-guided exploration will allow you to go at your own pace and become acquainted with this beautiful city. Start your day at the offices of the local partner. From here you will receive your E-bike, helmet and map before setting off on your self-guided tour. The Greenway belt bike tour will take you all the way to Tempe and then back to Scottsdale. This path is one of the most popular bike trails in Arizona. It consists of many beautiful parks, lakes, paths, and golf courses. You will not want to miss out on this 14-mile bike tour.

Frequently asked questions about Tempe Nature & Adventure

What are other things to do than Nature & Adventure that are worth visiting in Tempe?

Which Tempe Nature & Adventure are taking additional COVID-19 precautions?

Other Sightseeing Options in Tempe

Want to discover all there is to do in Tempe? Click here for a full list.

What people are saying about Tempe

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 1 reviews

Had an amazing experience filled with awesome moments and in-depth knowledge about Grand Canyon and Arizona in general! Hats off to Malcolm, our travel guide!

It was small but yet enough for my 4 year old. Definitely recommend.

Great trip, well organized. A huge thanks to our guide Diane!!!

Beautifully maintained zoo. Animals are well cared for

Animals were very active. Safari Cruise was relaxing.