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Palm Springs Windmill Tours

62950 20th Ave, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262
+1 800-531-5834
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Worthwhile tour!

Randy was great, knows a lot and it open to questions. Nice calm sequence of parts to the tour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
thewps
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Arlington, Virginia
We've talked about this tour for months

We have gone to Palm Springs many times and each time talked about doing the windmill tour. We... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Robert D
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San Diego, United States
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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 forms of sustainable energy: Wind, Solar, and a Natural Gas Peaking plant.
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“wind energy” (31 reviews)
“date shake” (108 reviews)
“wind turbines” (31 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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 2 weeks ago

Randy was great, knows a lot and it open to questions. Nice calm sequence of parts to the tour. Love the date shake!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have gone to Palm Springs many times and each time talked about doing the windmill tour. We finally did it on our last trip. It was fascinating and fun. Even the complimentary date shape tasted great. I strongly recommend this activity. It is fun...More

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Kathleen D, Public Relations Manager at Palm Springs Windmill Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow! We are so happy you decided to take the tour with us after months of deciding.. Thank you so much for giving us such great feedback.. we are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour and date shake. We appreciate you and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After driving by the windmills for years, I finally know about the history, and more importantly, the future of wind power. The tour is informative, and easy, with only a little walking. You are transported in an air conditioned bus. The date shake at the...More

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Kathleen D, Public Relations Manager at Palm Springs Windmill Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for giving us such positive feedback on your experience! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour and tasty dateshake.. We appreciate you and hope to see you sometime again in the near future.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you have the time make sure you go on the windmill tour! It’s only offered at 10am and lasts about two hours. Background info given in trailer, short talk outside, a few stops on bus trip. If concerned about heat, you’re not outside that...More

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Kathleen D, Public Relations Manager at Palm Springs Windmill Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow! Thank you so much for giving us such lovely feedback on your experience! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed taking our tour with Lyle. We appreciate you for coming along and hope to see you sometime again in the near future.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were lucky enough to take the tour on windy day, so the windmills were fantastic to see in operation. The tour guide was fun and very knowledgeable. We got to stand at the foot of a giant windmill and take photos/videos. Oh, and the...More

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Kathleen D, Public Relations Manager at Palm Springs Windmill Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow! Thank you so much for giving us such great feedback on your experience! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour and your guide.. We appreciate you and hope to see you sometime again in the near future.

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Reviewed June 15, 2018

We highly recommend catching this tour next time you pass by the windmill farm outside Palm Springs. Its very informative and exciting to get to know the windmills and their history up close!

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Kathleen D, Public Relations Manager at Palm Springs Windmill Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for giving us such wonderful feedback on your experience! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour and seeing the windmills up close. We appreciate you and hope to see you sometime again in the near future.

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Reviewed June 15, 2018

We had a lovely time at the windmill tour. They give a very informative history of the types of windmills and they let you get very close to the big ones! I highly recommend this tour if you want to know more about windmills or...More

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Kathleen D, Public Relations Manager at Palm Springs Windmill Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for giving us such great feedback on your experience! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour and getting up close with the Windmills.. We appreciate you and hope to see you sometime again in the near future.

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Reviewed June 15, 2018

We had a great time, the tour was very interesting, we’ve been telling all our friends to check it out. We also had our first date shake on the tour which was so much better than you would think, who knew?More

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Kathleen D, Public Relations Manager at Palm Springs Windmill Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for giving us such great feedback on your experience! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour and our tasty date shakes.. thanks for recommending us over to your friends. We appreciate you and hope to see you...More

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Reviewed June 15, 2018

I appreciated the fact that there were several different methods of information ... the videos were great and so was the walk and bus tour! Enjoyed the tour thoroughly!!

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Kathleen D, Public Relations Manager at Palm Springs Windmill Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for giving us such great feedback on your experience! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour and our vieos at the beginning. We appreciate you and hope to see you sometime again in the near future.

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Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

Amazing tour. So glad we finally went. Chris our tour guide was very knowledgeable and made the whole experience fun. The date shake at was a great way to end the tour. We would definitely recommend. We plan to bring family and friends with us...More

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Kathleen D, Public Relations Manager at Palm Springs Windmill Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2018

Wow! Thank you so much for giving us such great feedback on your experience! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour and Chris so much. We appreciate you and hope to see you sometime again in the near future.

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Cecile M
July 1, 2018|
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Is there a group rate?
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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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snirpy
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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