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Founded in 2000, Tempest Tours is a storm chasing expedition company based in Arlington, Texas. We offer weather learning adventures for guests who want to explore our fascinating atmosphere. Each tour is staffed by a team of experts who lead tours...more
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After having so much fun on our first storm chasing experience over the July Fourth Holiday in 2016, despite not seeing a tornado, we decided to sign up for tour 7 in late June 2018. As other reviewers have noted, storm chasing is addictive. We...More

Thank ABQtravel
Kim G, Guest Relations Manager at Tempest Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for you in depth review of Tempest. We are glad you have a memorable experience and appreciate all the comments. We will take your suggestions into account and will try to improve in those areas. We hope you will travel with us again...More

Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

I like to start of by say I'm a weather enthuasist and always wanted to chase a Supercell and see a tornado first hand. Recieved this tour as a gift and was super excited. I did the five day tour out of Denver. My tour...More

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Tempest_Tours, Guest Relations Manager at Tempest Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2018

Thank you for your excellent review! We appreciate our guests and are very glad that your tour with us was memorable. Most of all we appreciate your recommendation. We hope that you will find time to come and chase with us again.

Reviewed June 17, 2018

After all of the fun on last year's Tour 5, I booked it again for 2018. It was great seeing the Tour Director Bill Reid, and drivers Justin Pletsch and Steve Pekich again. While no guests from last year's Tour 5 were on this year's...More

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Reviewed June 7, 2018

After decades of wanting to go storm chasing I finally decided to do it. After ALOT of research on all aspects of what to expect, when best to go, where best to go, experience of guides, safety, reviews etc. I decided on Tempest Tours. Doing...More

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Tempest_Tours, Guest Relations Manager at Tempest Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2018

Thank you Jennifer for you excellent review! I don't think many of caught the true feel of what you can experience when storm chasing with Tempest, but you did. Thank you for being an excellent guest and making your destination for storm chasing with Tempest....More

Reviewed May 4, 2018

An honest review… A bit of background. Two years ago, a friend and I went on a storm chasing trip with Tempest Tours. We had a brilliant time chasing lots of supercells, and although we didn’t actually see a tornado, got oh so close. There...More

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Tempest_Tours, Owner at Tempest Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2018

Hi Michael: Thank you for taking the time to write this review. And, most of all thank you for being our guest! This is outstanding insight and I will discuss your points further with our staff. We apologize for the bouncy ride in our van....More

Reviewed July 14, 2017

I went on Tempest Tours Storm Chasing Tour last year, and loved it so much I decided to book another trip this year. I did Tour 5 which was out of Denver, and it was as good as last year. The only difference was touring...More

1  Thank Vicki B
Tempest_Tours, Employee at Tempest Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2017

Hi Vicki. We're so glad you enjoyed your time with us. We also get sad when a tour ends because we get to know the guests so well. The worst is when the season comes to an end and we have to wait for April...More

Reviewed July 12, 2017

I'll start by saying that we didn't see a tornado. But it's not all about the tornadoes. I went on a tour around the 4th of July holiday, and typically this is late in the season for tornadoes. But from what I understand, it's sometimes...More

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Tempest_Tours, Guest Relations Manager at Tempest Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2017

Thank you for your fantastic review. You captured the true essence of what it is like. Thrilled you may come with us again. Kim George

Reviewed June 13, 2017

I recently completed a week long tour with Tempest Tours, and I was an absolutely amazing experience! Bill Reid got us to storms, even on days that no storms were forecast, and then kept us close but safe as the storms blew up into supercell....More

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Tempest_Tours, Guest Relations Manager at Tempest Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2017

Jacob, thank you for your review. Very proud of our staff. Come chase with us again. Kim

Reviewed June 3, 2017

So Happy with my experience that I've booked 3 back-2-back tours for 2018. I think that says it all :D A week is not enough. This isn't your everyday holiday, this is all your dreams come true and so much more. A great team, A...More

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Tempest_Tours, Guest Relations Manager at Tempest Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2017

Thank you for the amazing comments! We cannot wait to have you back too. Best Regards Kim

Reviewed April 3, 2017

I toured with Tempest Tours last May 2016. I have always been a storm enthusiast and this tour went beyond my expectations. The knowledge of the tour guide and willingness to explain in detail what areas we would be chasing in and why was incredible....More

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Kim G, Guest Relations Manager at Tempest Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 4, 2017

Thank you for your review. We appreciate our guests and nothing makes us happier than an excellent experience while on tour with us. Please come tour with us again sometime. Kim George Guest Relations

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