Adventure Vacations

The United States of America has the best outdoors on planet earth so get out there and enjoy it.

Vacation Inspiration – Adventure

For those who are looking for a more active vacation, ARC has some great ideas for you.  The United States of America has the best outdoors on planet earth so get out there and enjoy it.  Hiking, biking, climbing, rafting, sailing, surfing – the list is endless.  As a member of the Vacation Club you have access to quality accommodation right in the heart of the adventure action.


Grand Canyon Lodge, Arizona – located on the non-touristy North Rim this exclusive property was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1987 and probably enjoys the best sunsets in the world.  It is perfectly located for all the adventure activities in the area.

White Water Rafting

There’s no time wasted before you get wet as you plunge into the first rapid on an exciting, white-knuckle descent of the Colorado River at the foot of the Grand Canyon in Arizona. In between rapids you’ll get chance to marvel at the amazing rock formations and you might spot some local wildlife.

Grand Canyon Railway

Travel back in time and visit the land of your forefathers with a trip aboard the Grand Canyon Railway. This family excursion winds through miles of pristine forest land with cowboys, musicians and even train robbers to entertain you on the way.

Helicopter Ride

Get a bird’s eye view of how the heart of the earth has been laid bare by the might of the Colorado River. This aerial trip will give you an insight to the sheer magnitude and splendour of the towering cliffs and rugged terrain of this spectacular natural wonder.


There are no easy trails into or out of the Grand Canyon but for the experienced hiker this rugged landscape offers an exciting journey with a rewarding payoff. Spectacular views and awesome geography await those who rise to the challenge.

Mule Trips

Saddle up and head for the bottom of the Grand Canyon with a guided two day mule ride through this incredible desert wilderness. Enjoy a night at the Phantom Ranch – a welcoming oasis located deep in the heart of the canyon before returning to civilisation.