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My Arizona Guide

Scottsdale, AZ, USA
About My Arizona Guide
My Arizona Guide offers custom private EcoTours Adventures. Experienced professionals guides with intimate knowledge of Arizona's many ecosystems flora & fauna, archeology, anthropology, geology, history & lore. Relax in our luxury Suburban's, take a hike, bike, climb a rock, we do it all. From Scottsdale visit Grand Canyon & Sedona, let us plan your personal EcoAdventure.
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After Dark Desert Tour and Navigating the Night Sky

Discover the stars above the desert of Arizona on a 3-hour walking tour at night that departs from Scottsdale. Get away from the light pollution of the city when you enter the desert, and learn from your guide about basic astronomy and ancient navigation traditions of local indigenous peoples. Telescopes and binoculars are provided for better viewing, along with black lights and flashlights for the walk.
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3 hours
from $165.59

Private Custom Sedona Tour

One of our most popular tours is a day in beautiful red rock country. 

As you can see from the lists below, the possibilities are really endless. 

What are you hoping to see and experience?   

Let us help you coordinate the perfect adventure. 

We provide luxury vehicles and our guides have a variety of interactive tools to help you discover some of Arizona’s secrets. Below are highlights from a few of our most requested Sedona  area tours.
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8 to 10 hours
from $355.50

Wilderness Hiking Tours

Hike the famous Superstition Mountains just outside of Phoenix/Scottsdale. Considered some of the most beautiful and rugged mountains in the country, "The Sups" has some incredible hiking opportunities. Just a short drive and we can be in some true wilderness and avoid all the crowds. What a great way to start your day. This is a great opportunity to learn about The Sonoran Desert and this unique ecosystem.
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4 hours
from $150.00

Four Peak Amethyst Mine Tour

A thrilling guided hiking adventure, with access to the mine property high atop Four Peaks.
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6 to 8 hours
from $680.00

Private Grand Canyon Tour

My Arizona Guide will whisk you away to Northern Arizona and the Grand Canyon. This private tour starts with a quick drive through Sedona and Oak Creek Canyon. Then through Flagstaff onto the Grand Canyon where we will have a few hours to take it all in before returning to your hotel.
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10 to 24 hours
from $800.00
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Laura R wrote a review Aug 2020
Olathe, Kansas106 contributions18 helpful votes
David was an amazing guide! We signed up for the night skygazing trip and he made it very memorable! He was super knowledgeable about the stars as well as local AZ history (we learned a lot on this trip). He was very accommodating to our requests and did all he could to make the night fun! Would definitely recommend this to anyone who has interest In Learning more about the night skies!
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Date of experience: August 2020
Response from David J, Owner at My Arizona Guide
Responded 5 weeks ago
Thank you so much! What a great evening, though Mother Nature did not cooperate fully. I look forward to an opportunity to share more of Arizona with you in the future. Have fun! David
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Kevin J wrote a review Mar 2020
7 contributions2 helpful votes
Don't waste your time going on this over-hyped trip. The staff at Sami Jewelry, in Fountain Hills, was friendly, but the repeated statement claiming the tour was not rushed is a total farce. The shuttle, via helicopter, carries 5 groups of 5 people throughout the day. The car ride was 20 minutes, the helicopter flight was 8 minutes, and the allotted time in the actual mine was 40 minutes. We were taken into a mine with walls that were devoid of amethyst; very few pieces were left intact. The current mining lies at the end of a short tunnel, about 8 feet below the main entry. We weren't shown the amethyst at the end of the tunnel, initially. But, I asked one of the individuals that represented the mine if I could see it and they complied. The owner doesn't want people to stray from the path. I went slightly above the main trail where I found some amethyst crystals that had washed down the slopes of the mountain. The owner told me to get back on the trail. He was picking up pieces along the trail earlier and had found a large crystal. Don't go on the trip thinking you'll get a nice piece of amethyst. You're better off hiking up the trail, stay clear of their private property signs and fences, and hunt near any ravines near the peak for amethyst as the mountain is probably full of amethyst. We felt rushed and have participated in many mine tours far superior to this one. This is clearly a means to enhance the limited profit that's seen from an operation like this one. The owner is not very friendly and certainly doesn't have a clue in how to run a fun adventure tour. We won't return.
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Date of experience: March 2020
1 Helpful vote
Response from David J, Manager at My Arizona Guide
Responded May 28, 2020
This is not through My Arizona Guide!!! We did not do this tour. Please remove your post from our reviews. Again, we did not do this tour.
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Keith J wrote a review Mar 2020
4 contributions
My wife and I were visiting Scottsdale and wanted to finally go and see the Grand Canyon. Our hotel highly recommended this vendor based on feedback from guests. Our day with Dave as our guide was FANTASTIC. Yes, we made it to the Grand Canyon and it was incredible to see and experience. However, we had such a great day because our guide was so knowledgable. We were worried about spending too much time in an SUV, but the time went by fast as Dave was educating us on the various parts of the desert, the mesa, the mountains, the history, plants, wildlife, Native American history/reservation and made frequent stops to let us explore and experience all this new knowledge. GREAT DAY...GREAT EXPERIENCE...WELL WORTH the cost.
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Date of experience: March 2020
ergamble wrote a review Jan 2020
Winston Salem, NC40 contributions11 helpful votes
David made this dessert visit exceptional. From being picked epic at our hotel to the gorgeous sunset and night sky. His style is so comfortable. He is so knowledgeable and really works to make sure one have a great time. His box a treasures is an added treat. Would go again !
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from David J, Owner at My Arizona Guide
Responded Jan 10, 2020
Thank you so much for the kind words. I would look forward to sharing more of Arizona with you and your family. Until then... have fun!
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JCL wrote a review Jan 2020
USA16 contributions12 helpful votes
David took us on the desert sunset and star gazing trip. It was a highlight of our week in Arizona. He is so knowledgeable about the state, its history, the geology and ecology of the state, and astronomy. Our kids loved it - seeing a king snake and a tarantula and seeing so many stars! We were scheduled for the night before but it was cloudy. Rather than take our money and say “sorry there are no stars,” David rescheduled us and we lucked out with great clear skies. He was really interesting and we learned a lot. Our 11yo said it was the highlight of her trip. Highly recommend!
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