The tour allows you to see the preserve as it was intended, and you are given many chances to take pictures of the animals you see. The tour guide knows the place very well, and they are hoping to give you an idea of how you can get the pictures of the animals that like to hide. You must ask the tour guide questions along the way and they give you a better explanation of how this place works.
You also get to get pretty close to some of the animals, and you are with a tour guide who knows their names and stories. The tour guide will give you some tips about getting better pictures, and they often entertain the kids with little faces that are best for the kids to learn.
You can get these tickets online, and they can get a group discount for a large family. You must plan this tour as part of a bigger trip to the area, or you might take this tour because you want a day out of the crowded streets.
The tour lets you see the natural side of California, and it allows you to enjoy this place much more than you would have otherwise.
This tour starts with an 8am or 1pm departure time from Palm Desert. Along the way you will visit the Coachella Valley Preserve, the Morongo Preserve and the Whitewater Preserve. Because of the concentration of water, each locale offers a unique contrast to surrounding desert environs. Lush plant life, wildlife, water and fascinating geology are all part of this tour.
Your expert guide will talk about the windmills, the San Andreas Fault, Indian Culture and whatever else strikes your interest. Wear comfy walking shoes as short, flat hikes are included at each stop. Your guide will provide climate-controlled transportation, snacks and water. This adventure is suitable for all ages, interests and abilities.
Pickup & Return:
74880 Country Club Drive, Palm Desert, CA.
Returns to original departure point.
Departure Times: 8am
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- Light refreshments
- Live commentary on board
- Professional guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
Does not include:
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- A small amount of walking is involved
- Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund