From Moab: Half-Day Canyonlands Island in the Sky 4x4 Tour


Explore the backcountry of the Island in the Sky district of Canyonlands National Park in a 4x4 vehicle on this half-day tour from Moab. Enjoy the views from the river level all the way up to the top of the mesa, including the iconic Shafer Trail.

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

  • Duration

    4.5 hour


  • Highlights
    • Discover the Island in the Sky district by 4x4 vehicle
    • See native American rock art called petroglyphs
    • Take photographs of the awe-inspiring red rocks and canyons.
    • See the famous Gooseneck overlook of the Colorado River
    • Learn about the geology, flora, fauna, and history of the area
  • Full description
    Discover the Island in the Sky district of Canyonlands National Park on this exciting half-day tour by 4x4 vehicle.
    After pickup from your hotel in Moab, drive towards the national park, meandering alongside the river. Stop outside the park boundary to explore ancient Native American rock art that was carved into the cliffs by the Ancestral Puebloans.

    Continue to the jeep trail that leads up to the Island in the Sky district. Along the way, you'll stop at vistas such as Fossil Point and Musselman Arch.
    See the remarkable Gooseneck Overlook and travel along a section of the White Rim trail. Wind up the switchbacks of the famous Shafer Trail, and enjoy one last look out over the park before driving back to Moab.
  • Includes
    • National park tour
      Transportation by 4x4 vehicle
      Water and lemonade
      Experienced guide
      Hotel pickup and drop-off in Moab
  • Exclude
    • Canyonlands National Park Entrance Fees ($15 per person unless you have an Annual Parks Pass)
      Car/booster seat (required for children 7 & under)