Arizona holds some amazing, thrill-seeking experiences that will get your blood pumping and adrenaline flowing. From Flagstaff to Tucson, and several spots in between, these six great Arizona adventures aren’t for the faint of heart.
Wakesurfing with world champions at Scorpion Bay Marina, Peoria
Experience the best wakesurfing lessons in Arizona at Scorpion Bay Marina with World Champion Conner Burns as one of the instructors, along with many other talented private or group instructors. You can also enjoy boating, wakeboarding, jet skiing, tubing, or kayaking while visiting this world-class marina and lakefront restaurant.
Address: 10970 Peninsula Blvd, Peoria
Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Zip line and Ropes Course, Flagstaff
Pair your love of heights with Arizona’s fresh pine air at Flagstaff Extreme Adventure Course. With more than 30 zip-lines and two ropes adventure courses, there’s a high-flying adventure perfect for just about everyone. Each course contains obstacles such as: rope swings, scrambling walls, hanging nets, wobbly bridges and suspended “surprises” to test your courage and stamina.
Address: Fort Tuthill County Park, Flagstaff, AZ 86001
Explore a cave at Kartchner Caverns, Tucson
Take a trip down to Tucson to explore the beautiful formations beneath the earth’s surface at Kartchner Caverns. With a variety of tours available, you can experience the incredible caves that have been continuously growing for tens of thousands of years.
Address: 2980 AZ-90, Benson, AZ 85602
iFly Indoor Skydiving in Scottsdale, or Skydiving in Eloy
Whether it’s inside or outside, you can enjoy the thrill of falling through the air with the wind rushing through your hair at iFly Indoor Skydiving in Scottsdale or Skydive Arizona in Eloy.
Ride Bahama Blaster at Six Flags Hurricane Harbor, Phoenix
Head on over to Six Flags Hurricane Harbor Phoenix water park to ride Bahama Blasters, the first and only water slide of its kind which allows you to race in tandem tubes down two side-by-side slide tracks. This gravity-defying, dueling H2O coaster takes riders uphill on jetted water and over 830 feet of hair raising drops and breathtaking curves.
Address: 4243 W Pinnacle Peak Rd, Glendale, AZ 85310
Raft the Colorado River, Page
Hear the sound of roaring water, feel the rush of fresh air, and experience the beauty of the Grand Canyon as you raft down the Colorado River. Go from the thrill of rocky whitewater rapids to the calm flow of the river as it takes you through one of the most beautiful places in Arizona. After you experience the magic of the canyon first-hand, you’ll know why the Grand Canyon was named one of the world’s seven wonders.
Address: 199 Kaibab Rd, Page, AZ 86040
What adventures in Arizona have you tried recently? What else should we add to the list? Whether you’re skydiving or wake surfing, remember to stay safe and work with qualified and licensed instructors and facilities for any adventure.
Scorpion Bay is Arizona’s premier floating playground, offering everything from daily pontoon and ski boat rentals to slips for long-term live-aboard lifestyles. Come for the fishing or come for the frolicking—either way, incredible mountain views, fantastic dining and world-class marina services await less than an hour out of Phoenix. https://www.scorpionbayaz.com/