a woman poses for a photo before she repels down a rock wall near zion national park

5 Last-Minute Adventure Gifts

The pressure is on, the gift-giving is just days away, and you still haven’t honed in on the perfect gift for the special adventurer in your life. Never fear! As one of the top 6 adventure resorts in the U.S., we have five last-minute adventure gifts every adrenaline-junkie will love!

1. Canyoneering

This is number one on our list because it’s truly an adventure of a lifetime. The Zion National Park area features some of the world’s premier slot canyons. Our canyoneering adventures start with a safety lesson and then head out on a slot canyon adventure that includes rappelling, rock scrambling and hiking in the intricate slot canyons that are unique to the Zion region. This will be an adventure gift they will never forget. Learn more and book your canyoneering adventure here.

2. Jeep Adventure

Take in the beauty of East Zion’s incredible backcountry, with views that will leave you speechless. Climb aboard custom-built Jeeps and experience southern Utah’s stunning terrain. Jeep adventures are great adventure gifts for families and groups.

Book a Jeep adventure before Dec. 31, 2018 and save 20%.

3. Guided Adventure Hikes

This experience gift is guaranteed to get them outdoors, and guided hikes are perfect for all skill levels and abilities. Even better if your adventurer also enjoys learning, as our guides are not only expert hikers but also highly knowledgeable about the Zion area and history. Check out the different guided hikes offered.

guided hiking

4. Climbing Wall

Gear up for your future canyoneering trip with a climbing wall practice sessions. Participants are taught basic rappelling skills, safety and technique, and then have the opportunity to take two rappels off of our 45-foot high climbing wall. Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort has the only man-made, indoor/outdoor climbing and rappelling wall in the Zion National Park area.

climbing wall adventure

5. Zip Lining

Get a rush of freedom as you fly by zip line. This experience is so fun for all ages, especially the budding adventurer in your life. The adventure begins at the top of our activity barn, where participants are equipped with a harness and helmet, then hooked up for a fun zip across Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort.

zipline adventure gift

Bonus Experience Gift Idea!

The best way to experience adventure in Zion is to unpack once and stay awhile. In addition to more adventure offerings than any other property in the local area, Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort has several lodging options to round out your stay. From camping and glamping, to wagons, cabins and luxury vacation homes, you can create the perfect, all-in-one, adventure vacation.


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