This riding holiday is based at a family run ranch set in 5 square miles of desert adjacent to the Saguaro National Park. The True family have lived here for 50 years and their personal touch and hospitality of a traditional dude ranch is carefully blended with the service and amenities of a fine resort.  Reconnect with nature, family, friends and serenity. Ride through the unspoiled desert, rugged mountains and cactus that have brought Hollywood filmmakers to the ranch for over 70 years.
 
The riding programme has slow rides both on the flat and up into the heights of the Saguaro National Park. Brisk lope rides provide a diversion for more experienced riders and the weekly team penning event is fun for all. Children are very welcome at the ranch and can join all the ranch's regular activities as there is no separate children's programme.  

There is evening entertainment every day from roping demos to bonfires and a lively bar. A weekly demo rodeo is a must to watch with roping, cutting, barrel racing and steer wrestling. When not riding you can enjoy hiking, rock climbing, tennis, basketball, volleyball, ping pong, shuffleboard, billiards, the library - and even a petting zoo! There is an outdoor heated pool and indoor redwood hot tub. The accommodation is spacious and nicely decorated. Meals are taken in the dining room or on the attractive outdoor terrace. The food is plentiful and varied.

Please Note: The opinions expressed in these reviews are the author's and do not necessarily reflect the views of Unicorn Trails Ltd. These reviews are "directly from the horses mouth" and unedited. Unicorn Trails may make additional comments for clarification clearly identified in red.

Review received from MS of Peterborough on 22/09/2017

Ride Summary

What was your overall impression of the holiday
Brilliant
Unicorn Trails sales staff
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Additional Comments Our wrangler had a degree in natural fauna etc so was very knowledgeable. They were all very polite, cheerful and helpful
Horses and Tack
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Additional Comments Had the same horse as last year so knew her little ways. A horse lost its shoe and cracked its hoof on a ride and they stopped, radioed the ranch who sent out a replacement horse for the guest and put the other in a trailer to take it back.
Meals
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Accommodation
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Miscellaneous
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Weather     (X) Excellent     (   ) Good     (   ) Fair     (   ) Poor
Was this trip accurately described to you beforehand?     (   ) NO     (X) YES
Please give more details to explain your response Visited this ranch last year so knew the layout and routine which helped but sometimes its just good to explore.
Was there anything you should have known and were not told?     (X) NO     (   ) YES
Please give more details to explain your response
What could we do to improve this ride? more days in the week, it went far too quickly
How would you rate the difficulty of this ride out of 10 where 1 is very easy and 10 is very advanced? 8
Please explain why you scored it as you did It is what you feel comfortable to do, you have a choice to go onto the fastest rides after a test in the arena, but no jumping or galloping which is why I have given an 8.
Would you recommend Unicorn Trails to your friends?     (   ) NO     (X) YES
Please give more details to explain your response
May we use you as a reference for other people wishing to go on this ride?     (   ) NO     (X) YES
Any other comments Meals were a little spicy, on everything! so some plain options would have been nice. Did give me plain fish when asked and put out salad without dressing which you could add yourself
Unicorn comments This ranch is just fab! Thanks very much for the smashing review :)
RIDING
On this horse riding holiday, riding is offered every day of the week except Sundays and for all levels of rider. More experienced riders are separated. After having done a slow ride, and passed a lope check, experienced riders can join the faster rides. All day rides, weekly team penning and breakfast cookouts add variety and adventure to the regular riding schedule. Specialty 'Beer and Cheetos' and 'Wine and Cheese' rides are available for adults only.

HORSES
There are over 120 well schooled and gentle horses of all levels on the ranch.

ACCOMMODATION
The accommodation is spacious and all rooms are neatly decorated. All rooms have air conditioning, private bathroom, and a private patio with views of the cactus gardens, mountains, or corrals. Generous floor plans offer sunny, comfortable rooms with plenty of closet space. Adjoining Deluxe King Twin rooms can be combined to create Deluxe Family Suites. Deluxe suites have a Jacuzzi tub and king-size bed. Washer & Dryer facilities are available on the ranch. There are 43 guest rooms and The Hacienda, a lovely and private four-bedroom, three-bathroom home perfect for larger families or small groups.

FOOD
Three meals daily are served, beginning with the breakfast buffet (cereal, fresh fruit, yoghurt, hot oatmeal, pastries etc.) and a cooked breakfast. Lunch is a plentiful buffet. Dinner varies between buffet and served and is always three courses. Substitutions are available on request and special dietary requirements can be catered for.

ACTIVITIES
Other activities away from the horse riding include hiking (guided and unguided), tennis, basketball, volleyball, badminton, fitness centre, horseshoes, shuffleboard, billiards, the extensive collection of books in the library, and of course the sparkling and refreshing heated pool and indoor redwood hot tub. There is a petting zoo with deer, miniature horses, llamas, pot-bellied pigs, and pygmy goats. One of the unique aspects of this ranch is the weekly rodeo where the ranch cowboys and cowgirls rope, ride cutting horses, barrel race, and steer wrestle. The ranch also has a movie theatre, game room, and hosts regular evening entertainment shows. Rock climbing and spa treatments are available for an additional fee.

Off site and available for an extra charge there are five golf courses. Car rental is available and the town of Tucson with its many bars, shops and activities is on the doorstep. Day excursions from the ranch are set out for you on your arrival should you wish to explore the area. Hire of mountain bikes and visits to a target shooting range can be arranged.

SHOP
There is a gift shop on the premises. Nearby Tucson also has a wide variety of boutique clothing and old Indian design shops as well as the mainstream offerings.

Please note that all our ranch prices are fully inclusive of taxes, charges and gratuities. Extras commonly charged locally at ranches, and which we include in our prices are: state taxes (2-8%), local town taxes (1-5%), accommodation tax ($1-5/night) and gratuities (12-15% is commonly expected as the staff are paid largely via tips). Our prices include all of the above and are guaranteed not to be affected by currency fluctuations once booked.

Summer Extravaganza - 13 May to 16 June 2018
Relax in the early summer sun surrounded by the blooming desert plants. Palo verde trees, saguaro, ironwood trees and cholla cacti all provide the backdrop for the frolicking new longhorn calves, and for the many photographs you take to capture the memories.

Cactus Kids Special - 1 June to 31 August 2018
Bring the family to celebrate summer and keep the kids busy with a great variety of activities. We have horse riding, swimming, tennis, stargazing and art classes to name a few, and there are opportunities to learn more about horses, critters and desert rocks. This special is designed for families with children 14 years and younger. Prices are for a family of 4 (based on 2 adults and 2 children) sharing rooms. Rates for families of all sizes are available – please enquire.

We have an extensive range of Western Riding holidays across the world. Please click on the link below to go to our listings page: 
Western Riding Holidays

 

Please note: All itineraries are given for your guidance only and it may be altered on the ground and in accordance with the prevailing conditions by the organising team.

Horses & Riding

There are 120 horses of all types on the ranch. Most are quarter horses with some draft crosses and some arab crosses varying in height from 14.2hh to 16.2hh. The saddles and riding style is western - you are given pointers if not familiar with the style and most English riders find it easy to adapt to. Learning to ride is also a lot easier western syle! There are slow rides of 1-1.5hrs, mostly walking with the occasional trot; fast rides of about an hour where about half the distance is covered loping (cantering); mountain rides of 1.5-2hrs on very steep and rocky trails (no drop offs); team penning and all day rides into the Saguaro National Park.

Rider requirements

Riders of all levels are taken on this ride, everyone has a good time and rides to their ability level. All ages are welcome and there are plenty of facilities available for children. There is no weight limit for riding within reason.

The ranch has a warm, welcoming atmosphere that will make you feel right at home. Guest rooms are spacious and charming and situated throughout the ranch. There are 43 guest rooms and The Hacienda, a lovely and private four-bedroom, three-bathroom home perfect for larger families or small groups.



Every guest room has a private patio with views of the cactus gardens, mountains, or corrals. Generous floor plans offer sunny, comfortable rooms with plenty of closet space. All rooms have air conditioning and private bathroom. Adjoining Deluxe King Twin rooms can be combined to create Deluxe Family Suites.



Our friendly housekeeping staff cares for your needs daily and all guest rooms are supplied with eco-friendly soaps, shampoos and lotions. Hair dryers, mini-refrigerators, bathrobes, alarm clocks and personal safes are found in all rooms. Each room has access to high speed Wi-Fi. Laundry facilities are available on the ranch for guests.


There is a full size swimming pool on site and a hot tub. Other facilities include: lodge/lounge area, bar, dining room, guest business centre, gift shop, game room, shuffle board & horseshoe throwing. The meals at the ranch are of a very high standard and freshly prepared. Lunches are often taken on the terrace buffet style, full American breakfast and four course dinners. 



Standard queen twin: Perfectly placed for viewing our spectacular Arizona sunsets, these rooms include tile floors, solid wood furniture and granite vanities. They offer one Queen bed and one Twin bed and bathroom with separate vanity area. You’ll be right next to the horses and conveniently located near our main lodge and dining room. 1 Queen Bed and 1 Twin Bed, occupancy 1-3.



Deluxe queen twin: offer one queen bed and one twin bed, a spacious bathroom and comfortable sitting area with couch and coffee table. These rooms are appointed with tile floors, solid wood furniture and granite vanities. Conveniently located near the pool and fitness centre with views of our cactus gardens. 1 Queen Bed and 1 Twin Bed, occupancy 1-3.



Deluxe King/Twin: offer picture-perfect mountain or cactus garden views. The comfortable sitting area is a perfect place to relax after a busy day. Private patios with gas fireplaces let you enjoy Arizona evenings under the stars. 1 King and 2 Twin Beds, occupancy 2-4



Family Suite: the newly renovated Family Suites offer two bedrooms and are perfect for families or friends traveling together. In the master bedroom, you’ll find a king bed, while the adjoining bedroom offers two twin beds and a twin day bed. These rooms accommodate up to 5 people, and feature a large bathroom, with separate vanity/dressing area. You’ll also find a large closet in the master bedroom and a ranch-rustic sideboard in the front bedroom. Family Suites come with a private patio and views of our cactus gardens. 1 King and 3 Twin Beds, occupancy 1-5.



Deluxe Suites: offer the highest level of comfort and luxury on the ranch. Equipped with a large living room, with comfy sofa and working beehive fireplace, these rooms are the perfect place to unwind after a full day of activities. A luxurious pillow-topped King Bed in the spacious Master Bedroom provides a restful night’s sleep. These rooms also feature a beautifully appointed bathroom with Jacuzzi tub and a large vanity/dressing area. Private patios with views of the cactus gardens and East corrals let you enjoy the tranquillity of the ranch and the warmth of the Arizona sun. 1 King Bed, Living Room with Gas Fireplace, Jacuzzi Tub, occupancy 2.

Vegetarian or other dietary requirements can be accommodated with advanced notice. Please contact Unicorn Trails with requests.

Climate Summary

The Tucson area of Arizona has a dry desert climate with a wealth of cactus type vegetation. There are very few days with any rain, the climate is warm and sunny in the day time, cold at night in winter, hot in the summer with warm nights.

Climate Chart

Health (ride specific)

There are no specific health requirements, but do bring plenty of sun block!

Film and Camera Equipment

There is electricity on the ranch to recharge your equipment and film and batteries are widely available for purchase including a small selection at the gift shop on site.

Packing List

Jeans or jodhpurs
Jacket
Long sleeved shirts
Casual dinner wear
Short sleeved shirts
Rain gear (no ponchos)
Sweater
Sneakers or soft shoes
Riding boots
Sunscreen
Chaps (optional)
Chapstick
Gloves
Swim wear
Pool towel

Riding hats are provided.

Programmes

The ranch is open all year round. Sunday is a rest day for the horses, so we suggest Sunday to Sunday stays.

Departure Dates

2018 Low Season: 17 Jun to 29 Sept
2018 Mid Season: 2 Jan to 17 Feb; 22 Apr to 16 Jun; 30 Sept to 15 Dec.
2018 High Season: 18 Feb to 21 Apr; 16 Dec to 1 Jan 2019

Pricing
Single supplement must be paid if booking alone.

Please see single rates in "detailed prices"

No of   
days/nights
Riding days Product item description £
2017 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double pp235
2017 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double- queen deluxe room pp249
2017 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double - king deluxe room pp269
2017 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1single259
2017 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1single deluxe359
2017 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1suite pp279
2017 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1additional person in room125
2017 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double pp225
2017 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double- queen deluxe room pp239
2017 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double - king deluxe room pp255
2017 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single245
2017 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single deluxe345
2017 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1suite pp269
2017 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1additional person in room119
2018 Middle Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double pp209
2018 Middle Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double - queen/twin deluxe room pp219
2018 Middle Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double - king/2 twins deluxe room pp235
2018 Middle Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1single235
2018 Middle Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1single deluxe319
2018 Middle Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1family suite pp239
2018 Middle Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1additional person in room129
2018 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double pp245
2018 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double- queen/twin deluxe room pp259
2018 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double - king/2 twins deluxe room pp279
2018 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1single269
2018 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1single deluxe375
2018 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1family suite pp295
2018 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1additional person in room129
2018 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double pp235
2018 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double- queen/twin deluxe room pp249
2018 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double - king/2 twins deluxe room pp265
2018 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single255
2018 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single deluxe355
2018 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1family suite pp279
2018 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1additional person in room125
2018 Middle Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double pp199
2018 Middle Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double - queen/twin deluxe room pp209
2018 Middle Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double - king/2 twins deluxe room pp219
2018 Middle Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single225
2018 Middle Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single deluxe299
2018 Middle Season per night 7+ nightsper night1family suite pp229
2018 Middle Season per night 7+ nightsper night1additional person in room125
2018 Low Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double pp149
2018 Low Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double - queen/twin deluxe room pp165
2018 Low Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double - king/2 twins deluxe room pp175
2018 Low Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single185
2018 Low Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single deluxe249
2018 Low Season per night 7+ nightsper night1family suite pp185
2018 Low Season per night 7+ nightsper night1additional person in room125
No of   
days/nights
Riding days Product item description
2017 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double pp265
2017 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double- queen deluxe room pp285
2017 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double - king deluxe room pp305
2017 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1single295
2017 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1single deluxe409
2017 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1suite pp319
2017 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1additional person in room145
2017 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double pp255
2017 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double- queen deluxe room pp269
2017 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double - king deluxe room pp289
2017 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single279
2017 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single deluxe389
2017 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1suite pp305
2017 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1additional person in room135
2018 Middle Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double pp235
2018 Middle Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double - queen/twin deluxe room pp249
2018 Middle Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double - king/2 twins deluxe room pp265
2018 Middle Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1single269
2018 Middle Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1single deluxe359
2018 Middle Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1family suite pp275
2018 Middle Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1additional person in room149
2018 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double pp275
2018 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double- queen/twin deluxe room pp295
2018 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double - king/2 twins deluxe room pp315
2018 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1single305
2018 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1single deluxe425
2018 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1family suite pp329
2018 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1additional person in room149
2018 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double pp265
2018 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double- queen/twin deluxe room pp279
2018 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double - king/2 twins deluxe room pp299
2018 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single289
2018 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single deluxe405
2018 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1family suite pp315
2018 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1additional person in room139
2018 Middle Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double pp225
2018 Middle Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double - queen/twin deluxe room pp235
2018 Middle Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double - king/2 twins deluxe room pp249
2018 Middle Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single255
2018 Middle Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single deluxe339
2018 Middle Season per night 7+ nightsper night1family suite pp259
2018 Middle Season per night 7+ nightsper night1additional person in room139
2018 Low Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double pp169
2018 Low Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double - queen/twin deluxe room pp185
2018 Low Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double - king/2 twins deluxe room pp199
2018 Low Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single209
2018 Low Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single deluxe279
2018 Low Season per night 7+ nightsper night1family suite pp209
2018 Low Season per night 7+ nightsper night1additional person in room139
No of   
days/nights
Riding days Product item description $
2017 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double pp319
2017 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double- queen deluxe room pp339
2017 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double - king deluxe room pp365
2017 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1single349
2017 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1single deluxe489
2017 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1suite pp379
2017 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1additional person in room169
2017 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double pp305
2017 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double- queen deluxe room pp325
2017 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double - king deluxe room pp345
2017 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single335
2017 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single deluxe465
2017 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1suite pp365
2017 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1additional person in room159
2018 Middle Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double pp279
2018 Middle Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double - queen/twin deluxe room pp299
2018 Middle Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double - king/2 twins deluxe room pp315
2018 Middle Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1single319
2018 Middle Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1single deluxe429
2018 Middle Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1family suite pp329
2018 Middle Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1additional person in room175
2018 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double pp329
2018 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double- queen/twin deluxe room pp355
2018 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double - king/2 twins deluxe room pp379
2018 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1single365
2018 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1single deluxe509
2018 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1family suite pp395
2018 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1additional person in room175
2018 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double pp315
2018 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double- queen/twin deluxe room pp339
2018 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double - king/2 twins deluxe room pp359
2018 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single345
2018 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single deluxe485
2018 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1family suite pp375
2018 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1additional person in room169
2018 Middle Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double pp269
2018 Middle Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double - queen/twin deluxe room pp285
2018 Middle Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double - king/2 twins deluxe room pp299
2018 Middle Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single305
2018 Middle Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single deluxe409
2018 Middle Season per night 7+ nightsper night1family suite pp309
2018 Middle Season per night 7+ nightsper night1additional person in room169
2018 Low Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double pp205
2018 Low Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double - queen/twin deluxe room pp219
2018 Low Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double - king/2 twins deluxe room pp239
2018 Low Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single249
2018 Low Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single deluxe339
2018 Low Season per night 7+ nightsper night1family suite pp249
2018 Low Season per night 7+ nightsper night1additional person in room169
No of   
days/nights
Riding days Product item description SEK
2017 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double pp2,479
2017 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double- queen deluxe room pp2,649
2017 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double - king deluxe room pp2,819
2017 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single2,719
2017 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single deluxe3,799
2017 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1suite pp2,959
2017 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1additional person in room1,319
2018 Middle Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double pp2,299
2018 Middle Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double - queen/twin deluxe room pp2,435
2018 Middle Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double - king/2 twins deluxe room pp2,575
2018 Middle Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1single2,625
2018 Middle Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1single deluxe3,519
2018 Middle Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1family suite pp2,675
2018 Middle Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1additional person in room1,439
2018 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double pp2,715
2018 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double- queen/twin deluxe room pp2,905
2018 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1double - king/2 twins deluxe room pp3,089
2018 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1single2,979
2018 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1single deluxe4,165
2018 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1family suite pp3,245
2018 High Season per night 1-6 nightsper night1additional person in room1,439
2018 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double pp2,579
2018 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double- queen/twin deluxe room pp2,759
2018 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double - king/2 twins deluxe room pp2,939
2018 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single2,829
2018 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single deluxe3,955
2018 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1family suite pp3,079
2018 High Season per night 7+ nightsper night1additional person in room1,369
2018 Middle Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double pp2,185
2018 Middle Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double - queen/twin deluxe room pp2,315
2018 Middle Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double - king/2 twins deluxe room pp2,445
2018 Middle Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single2,495
2018 Middle Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single deluxe3,345
2018 Middle Season per night 7+ nightsper night1family suite pp2,539
2018 Middle Season per night 7+ nightsper night1additional person in room1,369
2018 Low Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double pp1,679
2018 Low Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double - queen/twin deluxe room pp1,799
2018 Low Season per night 7+ nightsper night1double - king/2 twins deluxe room pp1,945
2018 Low Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single2,049
2018 Low Season per night 7+ nightsper night1single deluxe2,759
2018 Low Season per night 7+ nightsper night1family suite pp2,039
2018 Low Season per night 7+ nightsper night1additional person in room1,369
Wildlife

There are 116 species of bird that thrive in the desert surroundings of the ranch and lists placed all round the ranch to help you identify them. There are other various animals, flora and fauna, including many cacti!

Other Activities

Some guests prefer petting horses to riding them. They will enjoy the hiking, tennis, basketball, volleyball, ping pong, horseshoes, shuffleboard, billiards, and the extensive collection of books in the library, and of course the sparkling and refreshing heated pool and indoor redwood hot tub. The petting zoo has deer, miniature horses, llamas, potbellied pigs, and pygmy goats.
Relax on the patios, or in the comfortable living room - or in the Saloon bar. The ranch is noted for delicious meals, cookouts, steak barbecues, and hayrides. Evening activities include moonlight bonfires with cowboy entertainment.
There is a weekly rodeo demonstration where cowboys and cowgirls rope, ride cutting horses, barrel race, and steer wrestle.

Off site and available for an extra charge there are five golf courses. Car rental is available and the town of Tucson with its many bars, shops and activities is on the doorstep. Day excursions from the ranch are set out for you on your arrival should you wish to explore the area.
Visits to a target shooting range can be arranged.

Other Country Information

The USA has 4 main times zones - Eastern Standard Time (EST), Central Standard Time (CST), Mountain Standard Time (MST) and Pacific Standard Time (PST).
Vermont is on EST, Arizona, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado and Utah are all on MST, California is on PST.

Weights and measures are imperial although weight is always expressed in pounds, not stone. The US gallon is 3.8 litres in contrast to an imperial gallon which is 4.2 litres.

Mobile telephone: In 2015 3G is widely available throughout the US in cities, towns, villages and along main highways with AT&T having the best overall coverage and T-mobile offering better speeds in cities. 4G is beginning to be available in cities. There are still a few rural areas which have no GSM reception but do have the older CDMA telephone networks. To be able to call from these areas we recommend buying a cheap Verizon phone from eg Walmart (from $13) and topping up with credit. Almost all hotels and airports offer free wifi connection.

Travel Summary

Meeting-point (getting there):
Tucson, Arizona (TUS)
Transfer:
Included from meeting point for stays of four nights or more, otherwise $37 each way
Flight Guide:
London - Tucson return from £490-670. Please see "getting there" for flight information
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