Find the Ultimate Outdoor Adventures This Spring and Summer at Canyon Ranch Resorts and Retreats
Hike, bike, paddle, pickleball, and more with Canyon Ranch experts at our breathtaking destinations surrounded by nature.
Discover new outdoor adventures this spring or summer at Canyon Ranch Tucson. Led by seasoned outdoor sports guides and nature enthusiasts, each experience is customized to your fitness level and needs. Take to our popular rock-climbing wall or set out for an unforgettable excursion in the lush Sonoran Desert—all with a trusted expert by your side.
Our naturalist leads you on hikes around the Tucson valley to visit the ancient sites of the Hohokam people. Learn how the original inhabitants of this alluvial plain in the Sonoran Desert lived by examining remnants of their communities and culture. $110, 5 hours
Climb our rock wall at Canyon Ranch Tucson for a great workout. It’s fun, increases your heart rate, and builds functional strength and fitness as you exercise every major muscle group. Challenge yourself on a variety of routes at your own pace. Great for beginners and intermediate climbers. Private sessions are available. $110, 120 min
High Ropes Challenge Course
Under the guidance of our professional staff, expand your limits and discover new things about yourself. Our Ropes Course challenges you to connect and be present with daily life. Learn about your communication skills, how you perceive risk and perform under pressure, and enhance your ability to give and receive support. From start to finish, you make all the decisions about this thrilling outdoor adventure. $220, 2–4 hours, depending on the number of people.
Technical knowledge isn't the only thing required to move an arrow from your bow to the target. Develop the present-moment awareness skills that help you begin or enhance your archery practice. $110, 120 min
Night Vision Goggles Experience
Join us on a night walk in nearby Sabino Canyon. Using night-vision technology, you can explore the desert and night sky in a whole different way during your getaway to scenic Canyon Ranch Tucson. Offered seasonally. $110, 120 min
Celebrate the beauty of the Sonoran desert and learn techniques for taking memorable nature photos on this easy, inspiring hike. You’ll have a high-quality digital camera to use and will receive digital copies of your images to take home from your nature getaway album. $110, 240 min
Rock Climbing Naturally
Join our professional rock climbing guides on an outing to Arizona's Catalina Mountains to learn how to climb on natural rock. This is an unforgettable outdoor adventure. All levels are welcome. $400, 300 min
Nestled in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, our New England wellness resort is your ticket to adventures during the spring and summer seasons. Enjoy guided outdoor experiences, sports, and fitness pursuits across our resort's expansive, natural surroundings.
Experience a high-flying outdoor adventure on the most popular feature of our resort's High Ropes Challenge Course: the zipline. $110, times vary
Outdoor archery for beginners! You'll learn the 10 basic steps of shooting an arrow. After some practice, you'll have the opportunity to participate in fun-filled archery games. $110, times vary
Climb our rock wall for a rewarding workout! Burns mega-calories and builds functional strength and fitness as you exercise every major muscle group. For beginner and intermediate climbers looking for some fantastic fun. $110, times vary
Led by certified EBGQ instructors, this workshop will show you healing and strengthening movements and meditations that can improve immunity, enhance sleep, and reduce pain from arthritis, fibromyalgia, and more. $140, 90 min
High Ropes Challenge Course
Be guided by our expert staff on this exciting outdoor adventure. The High Ropes Challenge Course offers many routes and is highly interactive. Traverse it one-on-one or with a group. From start to finish, you make all the decisions about your adventure. Limit six people $220. Times vary.
Our experts teach you the basics of this relaxing water sport on scenic Berkshire ponds and rivers. Recommended for able swimmers only. $110
Our experts teach you the basics of this relaxing water sport on scenic Berkshire ponds and rivers. Recommended for able swimmers only. Weather permitting. $220, 2 hours; $80 for each additional hour (1-2 guests max)
Loops & Ladders
Test yourself on The Giant's Ladder and The Space Loops—two physically demanding elements on our resort's outdoor High Ropes Challenge Course. $110. Times vary
Paddle Boarding Private
This fun sport is easy to learn and a great workout. In this group experience, you'll work your core while challenging your balance. Able swimmers only. $220, 2 hours; $80 for each additional hour (1-2 guests max)
Private Camp Archery
Newcomers and experienced archers alike enjoy this favorite activity. Join our USA Archery instructors at the outdoor range for strategies for aiming and releasing. $140 for 1 hour, $80 for each additional hour (1-2 guests max)
Stand-Up Paddleboard Workshop
Learn the basics of stand-up paddleboarding while soaking up the unique beauty of the Berkshires. Able swimmers only. $110
Stand-Up Paddleboard Yoga Workshop
A practice that is tranquil and challenging at the same time. $110 per person.
Tai Chi Private
Enjoy a simple lesson and practice of Tai Chi, often described as meditation in motion. $140 for 50 min
Venture beyond our Woodside wellness retreat. With trusty outdoor sports guides and area enthusiasts leading the way, you can explore some of the most unique activities and experiences that Northern California has to offer.
Guided Mountain Biking
Explore some of the world’s best mountain biking trails on high-end full-suspension bikes. Our selected outfitters offer something for every level of biking, from novice to expert. All equipment, including helmet, gloves, elbow and knee pads, and pedals of choice is included. Hydration and snacks are provided. A brief survey will be provided prior to the ride to determine your skill level. Call in advance or see the daily schedule. Guided private biking is also available. $350 per person, 3-4 hours (6 guests max)
Experience a private hike in the scenic Redwoods tailored to your interest. We customize for focus, length, level/intensity, terrain, and duration. Select from wooded trails or wide-open fields with distant vistas. $135 (per person), 1 hour, $75 for each additional hour (per person)
Shinrin Yoku: Forest Bathing
Shinrin Yoku is the Japanese practice of taking in the forest atmosphere or forest bathing. Join your guide on a slow, intentional walk into the woods to destress and reconnect with nature. Find a tree or a spot that speaks to you and open your presence to the ancient Redwoods and Coast Live Oaks of the California Bay Area. The ambient sounds, elemental scents, and warm earth will heal and soothe you as you connect with all that makes up the great outdoors. $210 for 90 min
Experience the powerful healing and therapeutic benefits of interacting with a horse in a controlled environment with a certified Equus Coach® at the Ciara West Equestrian facility. Equus Coaching uses the natural and instinctual behavior of horses to uniquely show people how their own internal dialogue and unintended, subconscious actions affect themselves and others. Learn presence and calm, and be reassured. Please inquire about session times. Duration includes transportation, provided by Ciara West Equestrian. $500 (1 guest) or $450 per person (for 2 guests), 1.5-2 hours
Guided Kayaking Tour
Your tour begins with a brief kayak and safety orientation. Then we will launch our kayaks and glide across the tranquil waters of the Pillar Point Harbor of Half Moon Bay where the sea birds and harbor seals roam. Your guides will point out unique sites and share historical anecdotes on topics such as the local history, bird life, marine mammals, and the legendary Mavericks surf spot. Wetsuits and waterproof paddle jackets will be provided. You bring sunblock, sunglasses with a retention strap, a synthetic sweater, shoes that can get wet, and a hat. A change of dry clothes is recommended in case you get wet during the trip. Must be booked 48 hours in advance. $150 per person
Guided Mountain Biking
Explore some of the world’s best mountain biking trails on high-end full-suspension bikes. Our selected outfitters offer something for every level of biking, from novice to expert. All equipment, including helmet, gloves, elbow and knee pads, and pedals of choice is included. Hydration and snacks are provided. A brief survey will be provided prior to the ride to determine your skill level. Call in advance or see the daily schedule. Guided private biking is also available. $350 Per Person, 3-4 hours (6 guests max)
Walking Vineyard Tour And Wine Tasting
Visit the nearby award-winning Thomas Fogarty Winery, in the Santa Cruz Mountains, an American Viticultural Area (AVA). Join knowledgeable vineyard staff and learn about one of the most innovative wine producers. Take a walking tour of the estate located along Skyline Blvd, where you will visit Chardonnay and Pinot Noir vineyards used to make appellation blends and Single Vineyard bottlings. Following the walking tour, enjoy a guided tasting of six estate wines. Inquire about specific days and times. $125 per person, 180 min
Private Group Hiking
Experience a private hike that is tailored to your interest. We customize for focus, length, level/intensity, terrain, and duration. Select from wooded trails or wide-open fields with distant vistas. $35 per person, per hour