We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Desert Highlights

#20 of 71 Tours in Moab
Open Now: 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Desert Highlights
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
74
All photos (74)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent98%
  • Very good2%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“zig zag”(10 reviews)
“entrajo canyon”(10 reviews)
About
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 1997, we're the original canyoneering...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
See all hours
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Contact
50 E Center St, Moab, UT 84532-2473
Website
+1 800-747-1342
Call
Improve This Listing
Reviews (104)
Filter reviews
102 results
Traveler rating
99
3
0
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
99
3
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews zig zag entrajo canyon canyoneering adventure safety measures guide company local wildlife day trip hummus slot canyon guide service awesome experience wraps felt safe awesome guide morning glory on the rocks highlight of our trip
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 102 reviews
Reviewed September 24, 2018

One of my main goals for my trip to Moab was to try rappelling. I'm hooked. The price is fair for the experience. Evan and Logan were extremely patient and thorough with us and our group was small; 3. So we never felt rushed or...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jamie L
DesertHighlights, Manager at Desert Highlights, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a great review for us! We're so happy to hear you had such a great time, and we feel so fortunate to have Evan and Logan on our team. We're glad you chose Desert Highlights...More

Reviewed September 21, 2018

my husband and i had a great 1st experience canyoneering and rappelling with this company. we live here, so we were a tourist in our own town. Our guide was evan- he was the perfect guide. he was knowledgeable about the activity, the area, but...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank OrangeGatorade
DesertHighlights, Manager at Desert Highlights, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Thank you so much for the kind words! Evan had a blast out there with you guys - taking locals out is not something we get to do often, so it was a treat for him to be able to show you guys a different...More

Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

At the suggestion of friends, we booked a morning trip with Evan and it was awesome. We’ve never done anything like it, but he instantly put us at ease, explained everything and was really great at making sure we could do this safely. The hike...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Omahatraveling
DesertHighlights, Manager at Desert Highlights, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a few kind words about us! As we've said time and time again, we absolutely love having Evan on our team and we're glad you had such a positive experience out there with him! We'd love to...More

Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Evan was a spectacular guide, making us feel flirty safe and secure. Along. Our hike back he pointed out interesting information about he land and animals that live in the canyon. We really enjoyed our repelling and felt like the cost was fair. Money and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RevJon
DesertHighlights, Manager at Desert Highlights, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2018

Thanks for the review! You're right - Evan is a spectacular guide and we're happy to hear you enjoyed your time with him! It's so important to us that we have guides that are passionate about the area and share that enthusiasm with our guests....More

Reviewed September 10, 2018

Canyoneering with Herb and Melissa was fantastic! It was my first time out and they made it totally stress free and fun. We did two rappels and a hike out - an absolutely unique experience that I couldn’t have done on my own, and one...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Carolyn B
Herb C, Manager at Desert Highlights, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Carolyn, we had a great time out there with you. We really appreciate you taking the time to write a review for us. Something that we love about canyoneering is that anyone can do it, as long as they are up for an adventure -...More

Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

A must-not-miss Moab adventure! My girlfriend and I had a little climbing experience and had never been canyoneering. We were lucky to get Melissa as a guide. She tailored our full day trip to include some climbing at our level, provided some excellent coaching, and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Blake C
Herb C, Manager at Desert Highlights, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us! I genuinely enjoyed my time out there with you guys. It's always fun for us when we can walk away from a guided trip feeling like we've made new friends. You...More

Reviewed August 28, 2018

Had a great trip! Did the Medieval Chamber rappels. The awesome thing is it was just the two of us and the guide so it felt very personalized. The actual rappels were a blast, esp the free rappel down Morning Glory... at the end I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NatalieMalinowski
Herb C, Owner at Desert Highlights, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review for us! We look forward to taking you guys out on another canyoneering adventure!

Reviewed August 15, 2018

My cousin and I were first introduced to Desert Highlights via meeting Melissa as she was rappelling (guiding a couple) off of Morning Glory Bridge (which you can find at the end of Grandstaff Hiking Trail just outside of Moab). She gave us her contact...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jim R
Herb C, Manager at Desert Highlights, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2018

Hi Jim, Thank you so much for such a detailed and wonderful review! I remember the day we met on the trail, and I'm so glad you followed up! Taylor and Herb have both had such a great time on their trips out with you...More

Reviewed August 13, 2018

Went on the Midevil trek and had a blast. You actually get to repel in between a cliff and arch. For anyone who thinks this may be too scary - don'!. Melissa was our guide and she makes you feel comfortable in what you are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Susan C
Herb C, Owner at Desert Highlights, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

Thank you for leaving us a nice review and for inspiring confidence in others! Our guides do everything possible to ensure that folks have a good time and can overcome whatever fears they may be facing while on the edge of a cliff! People often...More

Reviewed August 13, 2018

Our group of 3 families, including kids ranging from 6 to 14, had a great time at Entrajo Canyon with Desert Highlights. Herb and Evan were super chill, making sure that everyone had a fun and safe trip. The kids loved the trip, especially the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mrenshawga
Herb C, Owner at Desert Highlights, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

We really appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. Evan and I enjoyed taking your adventurous family through Entrajo - it really is a great canyon for any age! We hope to see you guys out here again for another fun day...More

View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 38 nearby hotels
Castillo De Las Rocas
3 reviews
.00 miles away
Kokopelli Lodgings
573 reviews
.05 miles away
Best Western Plus Greenwell Inn
1,254 reviews
.10 miles away
Rustic Inn
586 reviews
.11 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 101 nearby restaurants
Quesadilla Mobilla
1,240 reviews
.15 miles away
Moab Garage Co
211 reviews
.11 miles away
Sabaku Sushi
610 reviews
.02 miles away
Moab Coffee Roasters
451 reviews
.13 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 200 nearby attractions
Moab Information Center
426 reviews
.05 miles away
Museum of Moab
71 reviews
.06 miles away
Bike Fiend
5 reviews
.04 miles away
The Overlook Gallery
6 reviews
.06 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Karen G
May 28, 2018|
Answer
Response from DesertHighlights | Property representative |
Hi there. We don't think that's crazy at all! We don't have an age limit for our half day trips. The only requirement is that the kids have a sense of adventure. We can certainly accommodate kids as young as two. Give us a... More
0
Votes