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California Overland Desert Excursions

Borrego Springs, CA, USA
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About California Overland Desert Excursions
Exciting Day and Overnight Excursions in the amazing Anza-Borrego Desert aboard authentic, open-air military vehicle and vintage Jeep CJ7. There are also climate-controlled options to adventure with our Jeep Renegade Trailhawk and Off-Road Excursion Van. We are a contracted concessionaire of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and a state-licensed passenger carrier: License # TCP18546-S.
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Rachel wrote a review Oct 13
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Such a fun and exciting adventure for the whole family. Joe and his team are so knowledgeable, professional and personable. We had a great time and highly recommend this!
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Susie wrote a review Jun 2021
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This was our first time visiting Anza Borrego and we had a fantastic time in this cute town! The highlight our our trip was our tour with Joe with California Overland Desert Excursions. We did not have a 4x4 and hence the tour allowed us to see parts of the desert we otherwise wouldnt have been able to see. The badlands was our favorite spot! The tour included also a packed lunch which we ate under palm trees in the middle of the desert. Joe was knowledgeable about the area, geography and just a great person to spend the day with! We highly recommend California Overland Desert Excursions! Totally worth it.
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Date of experience: March 2021
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Anna M wrote a review May 2021
Mill Valley, California17 contributions1 helpful vote
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This was our first trip to Anza Borrego, and we are so glad we booked the 5h tour with Mike in mid April 2021. We pretty much had the entire park to ourselves and Mike showed us his favorite places. We walked through the canyon, overviewed the badlands, climbed into a cave and took a deep breath at the playa. Although it hadn't really rained much, we saw plenty of vegetation, and Mike had us smell and taste some interesting desert shrubs. Don't mess up your car and try to do these spots by yourself, California Overland knows what they are doing, so you don't have to worry. We had refreshing cold lemon water throughout the trip, and sandwiches under the palm oasis, it was an amazing Day!
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Date of experience: April 2021
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Timur C wrote a review May 2021
Los Angeles, California3 contributions
Had to do a private tour, for location scouting for a film. However, Joe was so awesome as a guide im going to return to California Overland, so that i can take my wife on a over night star watching tour. It is great fun, and you will get to see all the amazing placed within the Anza Borrego park. The Oasis was truly special. When you get there, you will know what i mean.
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Date of experience: May 2021
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Mitch wrote a review May 2021
Boston, Massachusetts1 contribution
We did the 2 1/2 hour tour with Joe and it was a marvelous way to introduce our two grandsons, 6 and 8, to the wondrous beauty and diversity of the desert. Generously and knowledgeably planned and executed.
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Date of experience: May 2021
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