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Desert Highlights

50 E Center St, Moab, UT 84532-2473
+1 800-747-1342
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Ever wanted to try Canyoneering or White Water rafting down the Colorado River? Then contact... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2017
Dave B
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Mechanicsville, Maryland
Our Zig Zag Canyon day has gone down in our family's history book!

We are a family of four--two young adult daughters and their 63-year-old parents. This part of the... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
Linda T
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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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Desert Highlights is a canyoneering and packrafting guide service based in Moab, Utah. We cater to all abilities and especially enjoy introducing beginners to the joy and beauty of canyoneering. Established in 1998, we're the original canyoneering guide service in Moab. Canyoneering is all we do and we offer the widest variety of canyon trips in southern Utah.
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50 E Center St, Moab, UT 84532-2473
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

Ever wanted to try Canyoneering or White Water rafting down the Colorado River? Then contact Melissa or Herb at Desert Highlights in Moab, Utah. Friendly, personable and expert knowledge they will make you trip safe and memorable for all in your party no matter your...More

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Herb C, Owner at Desert Highlights, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! I am happy to hear that you enjoyed your time out with us so much. Keeping groups small is our specialty as it allows us to cater to individual families. Small groups are more fun...More

Reviewed 13 June 2017

We are a family of four--two young adult daughters and their 63-year-old parents. This part of the country and the idea of canyoneering was new to us, but when I spoke with Herb, the owner, we decided to go for a little more gusto and...More

Thank Linda T
Herb C, Owner at Desert Highlights, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful review! We want folks to feel like there day is truly special when they book a trip with Desert Highlights. We strive to achieve this by having a personal conversation before the trip as well as keeping group sizes small....More

Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Our family of 4 went in the Entrajo Canyon canyoneering and rappelling tour with our awesome guide Evan. There were just 5 of us on this tour. The tour was a bit challenging which my teenage son loved and he was fairly impressed with his...More

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Herb C, Owner at Desert Highlights, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review! Evan is an excellent guide and we feel fortunate to have him on board. Entrajo Canyon is best enjoyed in the smallest group size possible. This allows us to move at a speed that is comfortable for the family and...More

Reviewed 6 June 2017

One of the reasons I went to Moab was so I could go canyoneering. This was a solo trip and I didn't want to pay for a private tour, so I asked Herb, the owner, if I could join a group about a month before...More

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Herb C, Owner at Desert Highlights, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

It is nice to hear that you had a great time out there with Evan. Evan is a thorough and engaging guide. You can rest assured that you are in good hands when you select Desert Highlights! Thanks for the review!

Reviewed 15 May 2017

This was the most professional, experienced, personalized, guided tour experience I've ever had. Desert Highlights is a small company, which I find preferable. When you call to book, you speak with the owner. The owner calls you personally to make sure you are prepared and...More

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Herb C, Owner at Desert Highlights, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us! I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with Danny so much. His knowledge and experience show while out on guided trips with him. Our multi day trips are arguably the...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We took the Zig Zag tour that included three rappels, the last being 220' long! The hike up to the rappelling site was varied and interesting; we saw petroglyphs and did some fun scrambling. We all really enjoyed the three rappels, which started off pretty...More

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Herb C, Owner at Desert Highlights, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Thanks Amy! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time out with Evan. He is an excellent guide!

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I contacted Herb in February for a half day private guide for my wife and I in late March. I thought we were coming at a time when there would be very few people on the trails. Oops, I didn't do my homework. that is...More

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Herb C, Owner at Desert Highlights, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! I thoroughly enjoyed our day out together. Here's to looking forward to our next trip!

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Herb, Taylor, & Melissa were all spectacular in both their knowledge of the area & their abilities to make me feel a little more relaxed about a free-hang (not a free fall!) off an arch. The scenery was amazing & I would highly recommend this...More

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Herb C, Owner at Desert Highlights, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us! Thanks again for choosing Desert Highlights. The Medieval Chamber is an absolutely classic trip!

Reviewed 27 October 2016

My son and I recently went on a full-day canyoneering trip to Zig Zag Canyon with Desert Highlights. The trip was challenging and, at times, rigorous and included 3 rappels, one of which was at least a couple of hundred feet. Our guide was informative...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This trip to Moab was our second rappel trip in Utah and this combined rappel and pack rafting was truly the highlight of our trip. The instructor and owner Herb is not only knowledgeable about canyoning but was impressive with his knowledge of botany and...More

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Herb C, Owner at Desert Highlights, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

I am glad to hear that your family enjoyed their day out with us! Your boy is very adventurous!

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