San Andreas Fault Jeep Tour from Palm Desert

Kid Friendly in The Deserts

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Tour description provided by Viator

This awe-inspiring journey from Palm Desert takes you deep into the heart of California’s world-famous San Andreas Fault. On this open-air Jeep eco-tour, experience the forces of nature that have created amazing, steep-walled canyons and the most twisted and tormented landscapes on Earth!
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: San Andreas Fault, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, California- Experience the twisted and tortured landscape of an active earthquake fault system as your guide describes the geology of the area and you explore the skeleton of the earth.- Walk between the steep walls of deep canyons created by the powerful forces of plate tectonics, water, wind, and time.- Explore a natural palm oasis where crystal clear water bubbles up from the underground aquifer.- Learn about the culture and lifestyle of the Cahuilla Indians and how they used the desert’s plants for food, medicine, tools, weapons, shelter, and more.- Learn about the plants and animals of the California desert.- Discover the fascinating history of the Coachella Valley.- Enjoy spectacular views as your guide describes the geologic forces and local history that shaped the Coachella Valley.Duration: 2 hours

What’s included

  • Naturalist guided open-air Jeep eco-tour
  • Granola snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Land Use Fees
  • Entry/Admission - San Andreas Fault

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drink (unless otherwise specified)


  • Small-group tour
  • Led by a local guide
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Family friendly
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city