Stargazing Jeep Tour of the San Andreas Fault
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Pick-up serviceHotel pick-up may be available for guests staying in Palm Desert, Indian Wells, or La Quinta. Please call (760) 324-5337 to inquire about pick-up.
- Discover the spectacular sunsets and stargazing of the desert
- Learn about the desert's plants, animals, geology, and history
- Visit spectacular canyons
On this eco-tour, you will travel to a private 840-acre preserved area on the San Andreas Fault where you will learn about the desert's plants, animals, history, and geology...and its legendary earthquakes!
Journey through a natural palm oasis, spectacular box and slot canyons, and an ancient fossil bed as your jeep winds its way through the incredible labyrinth of geological cuts and canyons of the San Andreas Fault Zone.
As the sun sets, witness the spectacular transition from day to night as the light casts amazing shadows and colors on the hills. Desert sunsets are magical, so be sure to bring your camera!
When the sky darkens, you will be treated to a fascinating stargazing journey through the night sky using state-of-the-art "Sky Scouts" and laser light pointers.
- Narrated jeep eco-tour with an expert naturalist guide
- Guided nature walk or hike (geared to the abilities of the guests in the jeep)
- Granola snack and bottled water
- All fees and taxes
- Guide gratuities (optional, but appreciated)
THE DEPARTURE TIME FOR THIS TOUR VARIES WITH SUNSET. Please call +1 (760) 324-5337 24-48 hours prior to your scheduled tour to confirm the departure time. Departure time is approximately 1.5 hours before sunset. This tour departs from in front of Coco's Restaurant in Palm Desert, CA (78375 Varner Road Palm Desert, CA 92211). Please arrive 10-15 minutes prior to your scheduled departure to check in. There are restrooms and several places to get something to eat or drink before your tour in Coco's shopping center. For directions or to inquire about hotel pick-up, please call (760) 324-5337.
Parents of children less than 8 years of age who are less than 4.9 feet (1.49 meters) tall must provide a car safety seat for their child, per California Law.
What to Bring:
Wear closed-toe shoes with rubber soles (such as tennis shoes or hiking boots). Sandals and shoes with high heels are not recommended.
Wear comfortable clothing. It is recommended that you dress in layers as desert temperatures can change quickly.
Bring a hat and sunglasses and apply sunscreen before the tour.
Don't forget your camera or video camera!
Guests with neck, back, or serious injuries and women who are pregnant are advised to consult with their doctor before taking any Jeep Tour.
Advance reservations are required for this excursion.
Cancellation Policy: 48 hours advance notice is required for cancellation. No refund for tours cancelled within 48 hours.
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