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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
from $25.95*
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
from $25.95*
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Climb 8,000 feet from the desert to the San Jacinto Mountains, in less than 15 minutes, by tram.
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1 Tramway Rd, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-1828
+1 760-325-1391
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

At the base we were at 80 degrees and at the top 45 degrees. No trees at the base and big Jeffrey Pines at the top. The views of the desert valley are breathtaking. The serenity of the forest inspiring. Not an easy walk in...More

Thank flextime789
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went up the tram today. I love the rotating cars, you get a great view of the valley and mountain. When you get to the top there are a number of trails to choose from. The cafeteria on the top of the mountain has some...More

Thank wolf3728
Reviewed 3 days ago

You will be amazed at the temperature change from bottom to top even during the summer! Great experience for a family or couple retreat. Prices are fair to include food prices at the top.

Thank tpott68
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Must see site in Palm Springs. Tram takes you from the desert floor to 8500 foot Mount Sa Jacinto State Park. Gorgeous views from and at the top. Offers hiking and snow shoe hiking depending on the season. Dress warm in the Fall. The day...More

Thank LDL1965
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went up just before sunset, quite magical. well worth a visit. The bar is a bit expensive which is understandable. Facilities are a little tired, could use a good remodel. will recommend friends take the ride up the mountain.

Thank BritsatHome
Reviewed 4 days ago

We absolutely enjoyed our entire experience, even though Mother Nature blocked the the view with clouds and rain! We were prepared though! We had jackets to keep us warm from the almost freezing temperature and an umbrella to keep us dry. So, be smart and...More

Thank Yuman
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love the aerial tram. A must if visiting PS. Gorgeous way to see the desert! The floor rotates on the way up/down so everyone gets a great view! We hiked the trails after we got up and it was great! Really easy and stunning views....More

Thank countryclubber
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Worth a ride. The operator was funny. Spectacular views. If you are visiting Palm Springs, add it to your itinerary.

Thank Chibi1956
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I took a tram to the mountain an hour before sunset and had enough time to walk the dessert views trail. The views at dusk are spectacular. It was cold but I dressed up. I spent 3 hours in total going there and back from...More

Thank Nina S
Reviewed 5 days ago

I did this 20 years ago and came back to the area with my wife. The ride up and down alone is really fun with the rotating floor and great views. There are a couple restaurants at the top along with a gift shop and...More

Thank Steve D
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October 10, 2018|
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Response from Tramway | Property representative |
If you come on a regular weekend or weekday, you shouldn't have much of a wait to get on a tram. If you visit on a holiday or holiday weekend, you could have a few hours wait. The time you spend a the top is up to you. I... More
October 10, 2018|
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Response from Ernest A | Reviewed this property |
When we went without reservations, we were stuck waiting until about 4 in the afternoon. If I had to do it again, I wouldn't have waited. I'd probably take my kids to Upper Crust Pizza on South Palm Canyon and then go to the... More
Stephen G
October 7, 2018|
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Response from Tramway | Property representative |
Yes, Tram fare is separate from the Peaks Restaurant. The only package that is offered is through the Pines Cafeteria.