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Hunts Mesa Safari

Navajo Woman at Hunts Mesa

4 wheeling to hunts

Overlooking Monument valley at sunset

Two suburbans taking the trail to hunts mesa

Picturesque car shot

Photographer taking a photo on hunts mesa

People posing for a photo on hunts mesa

Hunts mesa overlooking monument valley

Hunts Mesa looking down on monument valley

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Hunts Mesa Sunset

Photo of guides and Hunts Mesa

Two suburbans climb rocks

Guide posing at hunts mesa

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7.0 Hour Sunset Photographic Tour

Known for incredible vistas and amazing photographic scenery, Hunt's Mesa is the hidden jewel of Monument Valley. However, like most secluded wonders, getting there is not easy. Our Team recommends our Hunt's Mesa safaris for landscape photographers, adventurous campers, and anyone looking for an off the beaten trail cultural experience. 

Note: Hunt's Mesa roads can become impassible in wet weather. Please call for availability.

 

Recommended Departure Time

 

Winter Season
December, January, & February
Daily Departure Time @ 11:00am
Spring Season
March, April, & May
Daily Departure Time @ 2:00pm
Summer Season
June, July, & August
Daily Departure Time @ 3:00pm
Fall/Autumn Season
September, October, & November
Daily Departure Time @ 2:00pm

 

18.0 Hour Overnight Campout Sunset/Sunrise Photographic Tour

Recommended for amateur or professional photographers, this safari offers award winning photo opportunities in a landscape unlike any in the world.
You will begin this safari 5 hours before sundown. The 2 hour drive takes you to the scenic Hunt's Mesa overlook. At 6,795 feet above see level, the safari camp overlooks the whole of  Lower Monument Valley. You will arrive approximately 3 hours vefore the sun begins to set. During that time your safari guide will familiarize you with the area including some of the best places to capture sunset photos.
Visitors to Hunt's Mesa take great pleasure in marveling at its unspoiled beauty; rich, colorful, dramatic and sheer cliffs; and magnificent panoramas.
On this safari, to take advantage of the mesas many opportunites, you must be willing to "rough it." 
While you take sunset photographs, you experienced guide will set up camp and make a cedar-wood fire. Monument Valle Safari provides everything for your comfort, including clean sleeping bags, a large spring bar tent, reclining camping chairs, toiletries, and an optional meals package.
In the morining you will have plenty of time to explore the area and take once in a lifetime sunrise photos. On our decent from the mesa you will visit some of the area's natural arches and Anasazi ruins tucked away in labyrinthine narrow canyons and alcoves. The travel website TripAdvisor awards our popular 18 Hour Hunt's Mesa Safari its highest rating.

Note: Hunt's Mesa roads can become impassible in wet weather. Please call for availability.

 

Recommended Departure Time

 

Winter Season
December, January, & February
Daily Departure Time @ 10:00am
Spring Season
March, April, & May
Daily Departure Time @ 1:00pm
Summer Season
June, July, & August
Daily Departure Time @ 2:00pm
Fall/Autumn Season
September, October, & November
Daily Departure Time @ 2:00pm
 
 

Learn more about the hunts Mesa Experience

 

Safari Rates

Scenic & Photographic Tour

7.0 Hour ..... $275 per adult & ($184 per youth 17 & younger)

Overnight Campout & Photographic Tour

18 Hour ..... $375 per adult & ($251 per youth 17 & younger)

 

Additional Accommodations

For an additional $25 per person a complete campfire

grilled steak dinner is included.

Note

Note...2 person minimum on all tours. Children ages 5

and younger are free.