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Zion sunrise and breakfast

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 21 reviews.La Verkin, United States

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Experience hosted by Nathan

2 hours
Includes food, transport
Up to 8 people
Hosted in English

What you'll do

Beat the heat with us. We will meet early on the morning before the sunrises and travel by car to the top of Smiths Mesa to watch the sun rise over the peaks of Zion. As you watch the colors change and the light flood the Virgin River Valley, you will eat a lite breakfast and hear advice on the local area.

After the sun rises we will take you on a small walking tour to acquaint you with the plants and geology of the local area. You will then be ready to begin your adventures for the day and understand better what you are seeing in the beautiful Zion views.

Most of the Zion crowds wait until 10am to go outdoors, and they miss the most colorful part of the day, and instead bake in the heat of the sun. Be like a local and start your day early and see Zion in the cool of the morning.
Beat the heat with us. We will meet early on the morning before the sunrises and travel by car to the top of Smiths Mesa to watch the sun rise over the peaks of Zion. As you watch the colors change and the light flood the Virgin River Valley, you will eat a lite breakfast and hear advice on the local area.

After the sun rises we will take you on a small walking tour to acquaint you with the plants and geology of the local area. You wi…

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What's included

  • Food
    We will provide a lite breakfast of granola, yogurt and fruit.
  • Transport
    We will drive you up to the top of the mesa so you can see the sunrise.
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Meet your host, Nathan

Host on Airbnb since 2011
  • 21 Reviews
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My brother Amos and I have benefited from a long family tradition of hiking, camping and exploring the deserts and mountains of Utah, Arizona and Nevada. (Our great-great-grandfather Edward Bunker first settled this area in the 1860's as a Mormon pioneer.) We are married Sarah and Michelle who both come from this area and are experts on the local geology and rocks.

Together we provide you a personalized and attentive experience. We will show you places that most other visitors miss and help you learn the skills to safely explore the deserts of the southwest.
My brother Amos and I have benefited from a long family tradition of hiking, camping and exploring the deserts and mountains of Utah, Arizona and Nevada. (Our great-great-grandfather Edward Bunker first settled this area in the 1860's as a Mormon pioneer.) We are married Sarah and Michelle who both come from this area and are experts on the local geology and rocks.

Together we provide you a personalized and attentive experience. We will show you places that most other visitors miss…
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Where you'll be

From the mesas you can see up into Zion and back down into the valleys of Virgin and Hurricane. Because of the higher altitude it will be cooler and there are Piñon Pine and Juniper trees. It is a perfect place to learn about the animals, plants, and rocks in this area.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 21 reviews.

Cristina
October 2019
Our experience with Nathan and Amos was truly something we never would have been able to do on our own. Amos shared so many interesting facts, and it was crazy fun going off-roading with someone who knew the area so well. The view of sunrise was gorgeous, and one I’m sure very few people have seen. They also went out of their way to accommodate my lactose intolerance with various breakfast options and even a non-dairy yogurt. If you like to go off the beaten path for a true local experience, this is what you want!
Our experience with Nathan and Amos was truly something we never would have been able to do on our own. Amos shared so many interesting facts, and it was crazy fun going off-roadin…
Katie
October 2019
My husband and I really enjoyed the sunrise and breakfast experience outside of Zion National Park with Amos. It was a very unique view and is something we wouldn’t have been able to do on our own. Amos was very knowledgeable about the geography of the location and it was clear they took a lot of time to find the perfect spot to watch the sunrise over the park. The breakfast was plentiful with lots of options - even options for those with allergies! I would highly recommend this experience!
My husband and I really enjoyed the sunrise and breakfast experience outside of Zion National Park with Amos. It was a very unique view and is something we wouldn’t have been able…
Maggie
October 2019
We had an AMAZING time with Nathan and Amos. They shared they love for the nature with us and showed us the best of Zion (a great introduction, bird view overview before us driving into the park. We did this experience during our cross country road trip and for sure, it is a HIGHLIGHT. We would love to join again if we visit Utah anytime. Thank you Nathan and Amos for offering such attention and sharing 🙏
We had an AMAZING time with Nathan and Amos. They shared they love for the nature with us and showed us the best of Zion (a great introduction, bird view overview before us driving…
Jo-Ann
October 2019
Amos was a wonderful hosts. He explained everything regarding our trip. He was very knowledgeable. It was an awesome experience to see the sunrise over Zion. Amos made us a wonderful breakfast with yogurt, fresh fruit, muffins, granola and juice. It was a great way to start your day before hiking in Zion .
Amos was a wonderful hosts. He explained everything regarding our trip. He was very knowledgeable. It was an awesome experience to see the sunrise over Zion. Amos made us a wonderf…
Katheryn
September 2019
Absolutely amazing experience! We found Zion very touristy and crowded, albeit still worth going and incredible. However, we were so thankful to be able to go to a local spot outside of Zion as the hikes are unknown and the information is lacking. Watching sunrise over Zion NP was a once and a lifetime experience and absolutely amazing! Amos was super friendly, took great care of us and was just an all around genuine person. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!
Absolutely amazing experience! We found Zion very touristy and crowded, albeit still worth going and incredible. However, we were so thankful to be able to go to a local spot outsi…
Collin And Tamara
September 2019
What an awesome and unique way to start your day in Zion!! My husband and I did this as a part of our honeymoon here in Southern Utah. Definitely something for all experience levels on this outing. Our host was Amos and he was SO COOL. Absolutely willing to do whatever he can to personalize your tour. He knows lots about the history of the area and he is so personable. Food was great. View was breathtaking. Exceeded all of our expectations.
What an awesome and unique way to start your day in Zion!! My husband and I did this as a part of our honeymoon here in Southern Utah. Definitely something for all experience level…

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests of all ages can attend.

More tips

This activity is weather contingent. Please show up on time, the sun won't wait for us.

What to bring

Hiking shoes, light weight pants, long sleave shirt