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“Family Flight of a Lifetime”

Desert Splash Adventures
Ranked #24 of 53 Tours in Scottsdale
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Owner description: Desert Splash Adventures offers Arizona's only Amphibious Cessna Caravan (Seaplane) experience. You and up to 8 guests may choose from charters to Roosevelt Lake, Lake Powell, Sedona, Flagstaff or the Grand Canyon. Your adventure flight gives unparalleled access to all of the spectacular views and dramatic rock formations that the Sonoran Desert and Tonto Basin have to offer - and all charters include our signature water landing! As you plan your trip, you may choose options such as private hangar gatherings, lake activities such as standup paddle boarding, canyoneering, or island-side private wine tasting. Or perhaps you want to build-your-own custom charter. We welcome all requests! So pack your camera, round up your colleagues, clients, family and friends, and take this incredible journey!
Reviewed 17 July 2014

The team at Desert Splash absolutely knocked it out of the park with our flight over the Apache Trail and water landing on Lake Roosevelt. All aspects of the operation were top notch - from the pre-planning with Lynn, the friendly staff who greeted us at the door, to the knowledgeable and highly skilled pilot Rob. Our entire family was on the edge of their seats the whole time enjoying the sights, the narration and history of the Apache tribe, and great music. Pilot Rob let my son Riley co-pilot and he was grinning from ear to ear the whole time. I highly recommend Desert Splash not just for families but a great team building event for any business that wants to reward employees or entertain large groups of clients. What a unique and memorable way to experience Arizona!

Thank Pat B
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Reviewed 23 May 2014

Tour organizer, Lynn, went above and beyond to help me find something fun fun my kids to do with very little notice. Her tour company was out of season, but she still made calls to her tour operators to find a Tom Car Tour that would be perfect for my kids. Lynn was very helpful and we will definitely look up Desert Splash Adventures the next time we are in Scottsdale. : )

Thank Judy P
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Reviewed 29 April 2014

We were visiting the Scottsdale, AZ area for a couple of days. We were given a flyer for The desert Splash Tour. We made reservations to take the tour. Me being nervous about small planes almost cancelled the tour. Thank God that we did not. It was the most amazing, fun, awesome, breathtaking, fantastic tour that we have done. From the first contact with this company the trip was handled professionally without any issues, our pilot Robert Norberg was so comfortable with his position, it was like he was one with the plane and the mountains. We would advise anyone who wants experience a breath taking tour this is the one. We greeted mountain tops, cliffs, rivers, Indian ruins and a lake landing that was very moving.. Rob was very educated on the area and we learned a lot of history . When you are in Scottsdale area don't miss this trip!!!!!!!!!!!!!

1  Thank Diane R
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Reviewed 24 April 2014

We took the Desert Splash Brunch flight to Roosevelt Lake with Pilot Rob, Charlene, Sam, Pavla, and I can't even begin to describe the experience. It was the most amazing flight and narration of what we were seeing, the music when Rob wasn't narrating was really toe tapping, great water landing at Rabbit Island, outstanding brunch paired with wines from a local winery and fun people. Can't wait for next year to do this again. Thanks to everyone who made this such a memorable experience. Highly recommend this experience to anyone who wants to see Arizona from a different view!

Thank Claudia G
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Reviewed 21 April 2014

We have just returned back to the UK after a couple of weeks touring around Arizona. Our Seaplane trip with Rob was fabulous, both the experience of flying in a small plane and the stunning views. Rob's narration during the flight was so interesting, and when he wasn't chatting to us he played music which made us feel so relaxed as if we were floating around in the sky. We took loads of photos between us to remind us of our wonderful flight. The landing of the plane on Lake Roosevelt was so smooth, and then Rob just hopped out of the plane and dragged it to the shore where we were all able to have a wander around admiring the scenery for a while. What a guy!!
If you have the opportunity to go on one of Desert Splash Adventures tour, do go, satisfaction guaranteed!

Thank jnj020
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