My husband I went on the jeep tour Saturday, February 27th. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable, friendly, and outgoing. We are so glad we spent the day with him, we saw the different landscapes, and many plants and animals, at the Cottonwood campground where we ate our lunch, which was delicious, he pointed out a Great Horned Owl! I would recommend this excursion to all ages.
Custom Jeep Tours
Full or half day
Take your own set of wheels on a Big Bend adventure and rent one of our expert guides to tag along bringing with them their unparalleled expertise in the Big Bend. We’ll keep you safe, show you the best routes, help with itinerary and share insider knowledge, heck for an additional cost we’ll even bring along our classic Far Flung field lunch!
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4 Hour Custom Tour, departing in the morning at 8:00 a.m. or afternoon at 1:00 p.m. – $450 plus taxes
8 Hour Custom Tour, departing at 8:00 a.m. – $850 plus taxes
Pricing is flat rate for up to four guests
Tours operate by open air Safari jeeps unless weather is inclement, then by off road Suburbans
This trip requires a $20/person non-refundable deposit with the balance due 5 days prior to the date of the trip.
4 Hour Custom – 8:00 a.m. or 1:00 p.m.
8 Hour Custom – 8:00 a.m.
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Far Flung Outdoor Center. Click here to see how to find us. Please arrive 15 minutes before your tour is scheduled to leave – if you’re running late, give us a call to let us know.
Return time (to Far Flung Outdoor Center)
This will depend on your departure time. Full-day trips will last 8 hours and half-day trips will last 4 Hours.
Tour runs daily, year-round, except Christmas day
Recommended minimum age
8 years old
Frequently Asked Questions
Should the day’s itinerary involve being away from restaurants, Far Flung can provide a field lunch at an additional charge. This lunch is no “brown bag” special, but rather one of our famous field lunches complete with lunch meats, cheeses, breads, chips, dips, fresh fruit, condiments, desert and iced tea or lemonade. Please contact us at least 48 hours in advance if you have special dietary needs. We will make every effort to accommodate your needs, however, please understand that our nearest full service grocery store is 150 miles to the north.
Spring (March – April) Day: 75-90, Night: 45-60
Summer (May – September) Day: 85-100+, Night: 70-80
Fall (October – December) Day: 70-85, Night: 45-60
Winter (January – February) Day: 55-75, Night: 30-50
Rainfall averages 10-12 inches per year, with the majority of rainfall during the months of July – September.
Because the trip will take us through primitive areas of Big Bend, bathroom facilities are limited. Our guides will carry a basic toilet system, but your choice of restroom will be bushes or large rocks! You will have access to the Far Flung Outdoor Center restrooms before and after the trip.
Many guests ask us whether tipping the guides is appropriate. If you believe the guide exceeded your service expectations, please feel free to leave a tip (10-15% of the trip price is normal). Tipping is by no means required.
Jeep tours require a 20% non-refundable deposit with the balance due 5 days prior to the date of the trip. Cancellations 5 days prior to departure forfeit the deposit amount. Cancellations (including no-shows) within 5 days of the trip departure forfeit the entire cost of the trip.
It is rare that Far Flung will cancel a tour, but in the event we do, all moneys (including deposits) will be refunded.
Trip participants must understand and appreciate that riding in an off road vehicle involves some risk. These risks include, but are not limited to 1) forces of nature, including extreme heat, cold, hail, rain and lightning 2) possible roll-over or loss of control of a Jeep driven by others related to excessive speed, rough, steep or narrow trails and collisions with other vehicles, boulders, vegetation, wild animals, livestock or other man-made or natural objects 3) accident or illness without access to immediate evacuation or availability of medical supplies and the inadequacy of medical attention once provided.
All participants will be required to sign a waiver before partaking in any Far Flung activity and must agree to abide by all rules related to off road safety as outlined by Far Flung Outdoor Center and/or its guide staff.
The jeep performed like a champ and all of the arrangements for rental could not have been easier. As a real bonus, we rented one of the casitas, which FAR exceeded our expectations. When it’s obvious that places have been designed without outdoor enthusiasts in mind and designed so beautifully, it adds to a trip. Without hesitation, we will be back to stay with Far Flung again in the future.
Randy was great! Very knowledgeable, lots of fun, and always concerned for our safety. It was an amazing tour!
We had a wonderful time on our Jeep Tour. My husband and I get out to Big Bend about 5 times a year. It was great to see backroad areas and learn so much about various cacti and other surroundings from our incredible guide. I can’t wait to book another excursion with y’all. Thanks so much for such a great day!
A Preview of Your Trip
Get Out & Explore
Fresh Coffee & Merch
While you’re at the Far Flung Outdoor Center, start your day off right by indulging in a fresh cup of coffee, homemade muffins, bagels and kolaches at our on-site coffee shop. Once you’re recharged and ready to go, head on over to our retail shop, pick up some merch, and head out into Big Bend wearing your new threads!