Southern Utah is home to amazing views and incredible adventure. We’ve compiled a bucket list for those on the hunt for the best thrill-seeking activities in Southern Utah. Check it out before you plan your stay!


1. Climb a Boulder

Southern Utah is a world-renowned rock-climbing destination. With natural crags surrounding this climbing mecca, you’re sure to find the perfect sport climbing routes, bouldering, and even big wall climbing. Whether you are a world-class climber or a novice beginner, Southern Utah offers the perfect rock climbing for you. Click here to learn more.

2. Scuba Dive in the Desert

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You’ve heard the hearsay, but is there really SCUBA diving in the desert? Our answer is a resounding YES! Sand Hollow Reservoir is home to some adventurous diving. The reservoir has its very own dive sites complete with a VW bug, Renell cruiser boat, and a Cessna 310 airplane! Full SCUBA gear is available for rent to make your thrill-seeking adventure a breeze. Click here to learn more.

3. Get Dirty on the Dunes

Are you an adrenaline junkie who is first in line for every thrilling new amusement ride? St. George may not boast a full amusement park, but we think it’s got something much, much better. Sand Hollow’s very own Sand Mountain is an open riding area for ATVs, UTVs, Jeeps, and dirt bikes. More than just a sandy hill, Sand Mountain has miles of buttery smooth orange sand with hills and whoops that are sure to satisfy the most intense of thrill seekers. We’ll help you find the rentals that are right for your next Southern Utah adventure! Click here to learn more.

4. See the Sights in a Chopper

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Southern Utah is known for its stunning and diverse landscapes, but it may take more than just one trip to see even a fraction of Utah’s outdoor beauty – unless you take a helicopter of course! Zion Helicopter brings superb landscapes to you from the comfort of a chopper. Just a short drive from Sand Hollow Resort, a Zion Helicopter tour will showcase Southern Utah’s breathtaking scenery.

5. Skydive Zion

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If you still haven’t filled your need for a thrill, then surely hurling yourself out of a plane towards the scenic desert floor of Southern Utah is right for you! Yes, we’re talking about skydiving. Skydive Zion is Southern Utah’s premier skydiving outfitter and is great for seasoned jumpers as well as those who want to try it for the very first time. Click here to learn more about skydiving adventures.


Do you know the best part of booking your thrill-seeking adventure in Southern Utah? All of these amazing activities are just a short drive from Sand Hollow Resort! Don’t wait, book your stay with us today!