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Guide Derrick

Had a great time today. Derrick was a great guide. He was bee knowledgeable of the plants and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ricky H
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Fantastic half day TomCar Tour!

Chris was an excellent guide on our family half day Tom Car tour. Our family and 8 year old son... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jason N
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Seoul, South Korea
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Desert Wolf Tours is Scottsdale's #1 Ranked desert off-road and firearms Adventure! Better yet, we were named THE BEST OFF-PREMISES EXCURSION IN THE WORLD by TravelGolf and were just inducted into the TripAdvisor HALL OF FAME for earning their prestigious Certificate of Excellence for the 6th year in a row! At Desert Wolf Tours, YOU get to drive an authentic military-grade TomCar UTV. A Tomcar is smooth, fast, maneuverable and drives like no other off-road vehicle. Even if you've driven consumer grade UTVs and ATVs made by Polaris, Kawasaki, Yamaha, etc., you've never driven a military-grade UTV! They glide over the rocky terrain, leaving all others in the dust!! (Here is an added benefit - UNLIKE MOST AREA ATV TOURS, YOU DON'T NEED TO WEAR A HELMET ON OUR TOURS! So, no need to worry about that horrible "helmet hair".) As Arizona's #1 ranked self-drive tour outfit, Desert Wolf Tours provides unique tours to proprietary attractions that no other company offers. Because we're so near to most Scottsdale/Phoenix resorts, you'll be able to spend more time in the desert and less time in somebody else's van. We use the world's most comfortable off-road vehicles, have the best Adventure Guides and play in the most interesting terrain. With access to hundreds of thousands of acres of Desert Wilderness just North of Phoenix full of Cowboy history and gorgeous vistas, our guests leave our tours with awesome memories that last a lifetime? BOOK TODAY and we'll guarantee that you'll have a Great Time! NOTE - ALL OF OUR DESERT OFF-ROAD TOURS LEAVE FROM THE ROADRUNNER RESTAURANT AND SALOON, JUST A FEW MILES NORTH OF PHOENIX ON I-17.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Scottsdale, AZ 85254-2025
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a great time today. Derrick was a great guide. He was bee knowledgeable of the plants and wildlife in the desert. I would highly recommend desert wolf and be sure to ask for Derrick

1  Thank Ricky H
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Chris was an excellent guide on our family half day Tom Car tour. Our family and 8 year old son really enjoyed our 3 hours exploring the Sonoran desert, learning about the plants and animals. Highly recommended! We took an Uber up from the Holiday...More

2  Thank Jason N
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our scorpion hunt was awesome! Chris, our guide, was fun, knowledgeable, and made our trip amazing!! Thank you, Chris!!

2  Thank kmatschullat
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Awesome scorpion hunt and our guide Chris had great knowledge of the desert! Had a blast! Highly recommend to anyone looking for a fun adventure!

2  Thank catybasic
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chris was an absolute great guide that helped answer all of our questions and we learned so many cool new things with examples to help us visualize. Great work!

2  Thank Ryan S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our tour was awesome and Derik was a fun and knowledgeable guide. The tomcat ride was really fun. It was an awesome way for us out-of-towners to see the local environment. We also learned a ton about the local floral and fauna too. I had...More

4  Thank Jessica M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Derik and his team were professional, informative, and provided a fun experience. I would do it again next time out.

3  Thank Brad L
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DesertWolfTours, General Manager at Desert Wolf Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Brad, Thank you for your wonderful 5 star review of your time in the desert with Derik. We are glad that you had such a great day, and we sincerely hope to see you again in the future for some more adventure!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Couple get away celebrating wedding anniversary . When in Arizona , a must is visiting the desert, no better way to do it than going with Desert wolf and if you’re luck enough you’ll get the best guide Chris !!! My wife is 110 lbs...More

3  Thank Renato S
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DesertWolfTours, General Manager at Desert Wolf Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Renato, Happy Anniversary! We are pleased you enjoyed seeing the Sonoran Desert with Chris as your guide. Thank you for the kind words and great 5 star review! . Driving the Tomcars in our rugged, Arizona desert is truly a unique and exciting experience. We...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is not for sissies! But anyone with a spirit of adventure can totally handle the TomCar and the terrain and truly experience the Sonora desert in all its glory. Our guide, Chris, is a Marine who keeps you safe, entertained and educated on the...More

3  Thank Beryl L
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DesertWolfTours, General Manager at Desert Wolf Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Beryl, We appreciate you choosing Desert Wolf, and for writing such a glowing review. Chris is a great young man, and we are glad that you had the pleasure of spending some time out in the Sonoran Desert with him. We, as well, appreciate Chris's...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chris was an amazing Guide! He was so knowledgeable and friendly, he made our excursion the best! You must do this your if you are wanting to experience the desert, it was exhilarating and we learned so much from Chris. He spotted a Diamondback Rattler...More

3  Thank richardhW1962LV
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DesertWolfTours, General Manager at Desert Wolf Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Richard, Thank you for taking the time to leave an awesome 5 star review, and for choosing us to be a part of your Vacation! Chris is an exceptional guide and gets a kick out of sharing his desert facts and tips for survival. Lucky...More

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claudiaruby
3 November 2016|
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Response from DesertWolfTours | Property representative |
The most economical way is to rent a car in Scottsdale. Many of the resorts have rental cars on the premises.
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Selena C
29 June 2016|
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Response from DesertWolfTours | Property representative |
Are their restrictions for riders (age, etc.)? No. Our vehicles are very safe and we leave the minimum age to the discretion of the parents or guardians. We have had kids as young a 1 year old who enjoyed our tours. We just... More
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Leann M
25 February 2016|
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Generally, you 3 would have your own vehicle, so it would require one of you to drive. But, if you has a special circumstance, please call our reservations number and we will be happy to see if we can accommodate you.
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