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$95 Outdoor Activities

Yosemite Zipline Adventure Park Tour, 4x4 Ride in Gold Country

The ziplines at the adventure ranch have been constructed as a 2-hour tour, led by a guide through 6 stages. Groups of 8 to 10 are geared up in helmets and harnesses, then driven up the mountain in Polaris Rangers as their guides explain safety procedures and describe the experience the zippers are about to enjoy.This family fun adventure begins on Line 1, which is a short and easy ride that even the faint of heart will enjoy. Line 2 increases the distance and the height from the ground. Each line adds more fun and distance as you become more confident about this “no sweat adrenaline” experience. Lines 3 and 4 are dual lines, which allow two riders to race each other to the finish. Line 5 not only provides an exhilarating ride through the trees, but also the opportunity to toss a beanbag into a target on the way down.The group climbs back into the Rangers and rides to the top of the mountain for a stunning view of Downtown Historic Mariposa, then on to our longest, steepest ride yet on Line 6. Don’t forget to check out the stunning views as you fly. The grand finale is Line 7, which takes you through a tunnel in the trees and back to ground zero where you began. The total length of the ziplines is 3,800 linear feet!

$169 Day Trips & Excursions

Yosemite and Glacier Point with Ahwahnee Lunch

Start the tour by getting picked from either the Fresno area, Oakhurst, Coarsegold, Mariposa, El Portal, Fish Camp, or Bass Lake. Enter the park from the Southgate and stop at Chinquapin and Glacier Point, an overlook with a commanding view of Yosemite Valley, Half Dome, Yosemite Falls and Yosemite’s high country. Take a short walk to the Point for breathtaking views of the valley, Yosemite Falls, Nevada Falls, Vernal Falls, Curry Village, Ahwahnee Lodge, Merced River, and the surrounding mountain tops.Those looking to do some hiking can explore the 4-mile downhill trail from Glacier Point. The trail ends on Southside Drive, where the guide will be waiting for you. Continue on to a few other sites in the valley, all en route to the famous Ahwahnee Hotel. Known for its magnificent façade and architecture, The Ahwahnee was specially designed to highlight its natural surroundings, which include Yosemite Falls, Half Dome, and Glacier Point. The destination of queens and presidents alike, this distinctive Yosemite hotel offers a perfect balance of history, hospitality, and elegance and shines as Yosemite National Park’s distinctive AAA® Four-Diamond hotel. Visitors who choose not to hike will drive back to Chinquapin and down to the Yosemite Valley. Starting from the Tunnel View, soak up incredible views of Bridalveil Falls, El Capitan, The Chapel, Sentinel Bridge, Half Dome and Yosemite Falls. Head to the Ahwahnee Hotel for lunch and then visit the meadows in front of El Capitan, where you might be able to see skilled rock climbers ascending its face. From there, drive along the Merced River to check out the President Roosevelt and John Muir campsites. Throughout the tour there will be ample opportunities to take beautiful pictures from the best locations.

$4600 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Private Tour: Yosemite by Air from San Francisco

You will be picked up at your hotel in the San Francisco Area or at SFO in a complimentary private transportation  at 9 - 9.30am depending on the flight departure schedule for your transportation to the private airport for your departure. Depart at 10am approximately for an hour flight to Mariposa Airport, which is close to Yosemite. Here you will be received by your professional driver/guide, and you will ride in a Hummer or premium SUV on California State-desginated Scenic Hwy 140 along side the Merced River. Visit breathtaking highlights in the Yosemite Valley: Tunnel View, Bridalveil Falls, El Capitan, and Sentinel Bridge. From Sentinel Bridge you get a beautiful view of Half Dome and the reflection in the water, a picture that has inspired many to come to Yosemite. Take a lunch break at the Yosemite Falls, a small walk to the base of the iconic waterfalls is a sight you will never forget. After lunch stop at the El Capitan Meadows to see if you can spot the rock climbers. Another stop is at the valley view and Merced River with all the Bridalveil Falls in the background, along with El Capitan on the left and Half Dome all the way in the back. Return to Mariposa as you drive alongside the Merced River for a 4:30pm departure so you can be back in the San Francisco Bay area around 5.30pm. This is a private tour for your group or family only, so the times can be flexible.

$925 Day Trips & Excursions

Hummer 4 X 4 Tour of Yosemite

Your day begins with pickup in either Oakhurst, or Fish Camp aboard a comfortable touring vehicle. From here, enjoy a scenic journey to Yosemite, entering through the park’s Southgate entrance. If you are staying in Mariposa or El Portal we enter through Arch Rock Entrance.  Stop at Chinquapin and Glacier Point, an overlook offering remarkable views of Yosemite Valley, Half Dome, Yosemite Falls, and Yosemite’s high country. After a short walk, you can gaze over the valley, including Curry Village and the renowned Majestic Yosemite Hotel (formerly the Ahwahnee), and take in picture-perfect views of the surrounding mountaintops. Between spring and fall, you also have the option of hiking Glacier Point’s 4-Mile Trail, which ends on Southside Drive. From here, simply hop on a shuttle or continue across the Swinging Bridge to Yosemite Valley Lodge, where you’ll meet back up with your guide. For those who’d prefer to stay on the Hummer you'll make your way down to the Yosemite Valley, starting from the Tunnel View to take in spectacular views of Bridalveil Fall, El Capitan, The Chapel, Sentinel Bridge, Half Dome and Yosemite Falls. We will stop in the valley for a picnic lunch either by the Falls, or at Ahwahnee or by the river. After dining, you'll pay a visit to the meadows in front of El Capitan to see if anyone is rock climbing, an extremely popular park activity. Next, continue on with a drive alongside the Merced River and learn a bit about President Theodore Roosevelt’s 3-night camping trip with naturalist John Muir, who successfully lobbied for the creation of Yosemite National Park.Time permitting on return trip includes a stop at The Pioneer Village History Center for some exploring and also a visit to the historical landmark Wawona Hotel, a perfect place for viewing the park’s young sequoias. The tour concludes with a ride back to your starting point