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San Andreas Fault Sunset & Stargazing Jeep Tour from Palm Desert

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    What to Expect
    This stargazing adventure begins with a hotel pickup in Palm Desert, followed by an open-air Jeep ride into the desert. 

    Travel to a private preserve on the San Andreas Fault to visit a natural palm oasis. Explore the stunning canyons and visit an ancient fossil bed as the Jeep winds through the labyrinth of geological cuts and canyons along the San Andreas Fault Zone.

    Learn about the desert’s plants, animals, history, geology and earthquakes and find out why the Cahuilla people lived on the San Andreas Fault. Hear some of the fascinating stories of the valley's pioneer settlers and gold miners.  

    Watch the sun dip below the horizon, casting beautiful colors and shadows all over the Palm Desert. Then, just as the stars come out, discover the mysteries of the night sky with a high powered telescope, laser pointer, and tutorial. The guide will point out the visible planets and stars and share the stories and mythology of the constellations.

    The tour ends with a return trip to Palm Desert and a hotel drop-off.
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    Reviewed July 19, 2019 via mobile

    John D was an excellent tour guide!!! I highly recommend asking for him if you book this tour. He is extremely knowledgeable. He had a cooler of waters and granola snacks with him on the jeep and he picked us up from our hotel. We...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    Reviewed March 27, 2019 via mobile

    Our family of four, including very hard to impress tweens/teens, thoroughly enjoyed every minute of this tour. Our tour guide, Rick, was amazing. His knowledge of the history and geology of the area, the vegetation, the animal life, the Native American culture and history absolutely...More

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    knilsson, Owner at Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2019

    What a beautiful review! Rick is so amazing and we are glad that we was able to exceed your expectations.

    Reviewed February 28, 2019

    Spent a very pleasant and informative 3 hrs with John D., our guide on the tour. We were lucky in that the recent storms have caused the wild flowers to be in bloom. The ride is quit fun with plenty of stops for sightseeing.

    Date of experience: February 2019
    Thank Jim B
    knilsson, Owner at Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2019

    Thank you for your review! We are so happy that you enjoyed you tour with John D. and was able to see the beautiful wildflowers in bloom!

    Reviewed February 17, 2019

    We originally booked a different tour, but the weather mandated a cancellation. The customer service was proactive and accommodating and we decided to go on the San Andreas Fault tour with Bonnie. It was interesting and Bonnie was a friendly fountain of knowledge. Great tour...More

    Date of experience: February 2019
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    knilsson, Owner at Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours, responded to this reviewResponded February 19, 2019

    Glad to hear that our team was really able to come together for you and your guests! Rain can be difficult and we are happy that you were still able to enjoy a tour with us.

    Reviewed December 31, 2018

    Red jeep tour has been the highlight of our trip to Palm Desert so far. Neil was an awesome guide! We learned so much about the area that we never would have learned about otherwise. Kids (16 and 18) loved it as well as the...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
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    Kimberly N, Owner at Desert Adventures Red Jeep Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2019

    We are so happy that you and your family enjoyed your San Andreas Fault Jeep Tour with Neil. We hope to welcome you back in the future!

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