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Palm Springs Windmill Tours

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Palm Springs Windmill Tours is the only windmill farm tour that is endorsed by the Desert Wind Energy Association. Our tour will take you behind the fences onto our private grounds and you will go where no other tour will go. You will see several...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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62950 20th Ave, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262
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+1 800-531-5834
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband and I live in Palm Springs and decided to take this windmill tour in order to see if we would recommend it to our winter visitors. We definitely recommend it. We arrived at the tour spot (literally in the middle of hundreds of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a great time. So many different kinds of windmills! So much green energy! Interesting history. Great guide! Cheaper on trip advisor than their website

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank t3storch
Experience788441, Public Relations Manager at Palm Springs Windmill Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for joining us! We appreciate your feedback.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed this tour . Our guide Lyle was very personable and informative . I learnt a lot , very interesting material and would highly recommend , if you have the slightest interest in wind turbines. The date shake an added bonus, was very yummy...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank hswildman
Experience788441, Public Relations Manager at Palm Springs Windmill Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for joining us! We appreciate your feedback.

Reviewed 5 days ago

Laid back california desert beauty. Joshua tree a must reminded me of Bedrock in the Flintstone cartoons. absolutely amazing.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Seaside771372
Experience788441, Public Relations Manager at Palm Springs Windmill Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for joining us! We appreciate your feedback.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great tour! Randy (the guide) was very informative, and fluid in delivery. He provided info on industry in general, local history of these Palm Springs farms, in addition providing some very interesting anecdotal events. Very nice, comfortable tour bus. And the tour ends with a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MSUBulldog74
Experience788441, Public Relations Manager at Palm Springs Windmill Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for joining us on the tour and we appreciate your feedback. We hope you come back again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Chris was a fabulous guide. We learned a lot and really enjoyed the tour. We especially like the date shake! :) We went on an overcast day which we thought was perfect and it was. So rain or shine it's a great tour to take...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank pattyr338
Experience788441, Public Relations Manager at Palm Springs Windmill Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for joining us on the tour and I'll make sure Chris sees the review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve taken this tour 3 times now, and I’ve never been disappointed. If we have guests who express even a little interest, we book a tour. I learn something new every time about these mesmerizing giants. It’s especially good for people with a science or...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jonathanmJ8785BP
Experience788441, Public Relations Manager at Palm Springs Windmill Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jonathan - Thank you for being such a great fan of our Windmill Tours and we appreciate you coming back. Make sure you grab one of our Repeat Guest promo cards should you visit us again. I'll make sure Lyle sees your review. Happy...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Felt like they dragged this tour on for hours just so they could charge more money. Some of it was interesting but the commentary was very one sided in defense of wind energy.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tracy12342014
Experience788441, Public Relations Manager at Palm Springs Windmill Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Tracy -- Thank you for your feedback and we appreciate you coming on the tour. There is a lot of history of our windfarm and other farms during our bus tour and we find it challenging to keep it within the 2 hours. Since...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an informative tour led by Chris, who spoke well on all aspects of wind farming. Given the price ($50pp for adults) I guess I was hoping that we could see a little more. For example, we were ooh-ing and aah-ing at the size...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank flipper314
Experience788441, Public Relations Manager at Palm Springs Windmill Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Flipper -- We appreciate your feedback and happy that you joined us on the tour. We don't have access to wing parts except when we are upgrading a Windmill. The purpose of the tour is to show the history and timeline of improvements of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Randy did a fantastic job leading our tour, complete with lots of info and a few jokes too. We learned so much about the wind farm industry, mechanical enginering and local history too. Plus the amazing date shake that was included blew me away! HIghly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Itzi B
Experience788441, Public Relations Manager at Palm Springs Windmill Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Itzi! We appreciate you coming on the tour with us! We hope to see you again with your friends soon!

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Cecile M
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Response from Joelkaufmann | Reviewed this property |
I think so but you should call them.
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Beverly B
April 5, 2018|
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Response from Robert C | Reviewed this property |
10 and 1, but definitely phone in advance as there are limited seats on the bus they take you around in.
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March 16, 2018|
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Response from Don O | Reviewed this property |
Per the prior answer on restrooms at start and stop of tour, realize that the stop for the date shakes is toward the end of the tour, so plan accordingly.
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