Greater Palm Springs activities, tickets and more

Sightseeing Tickets & Passes

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Admission

On a hot summer's day, one of the best things to do in Palm Springs is to take a ride from the dry desert floor with the Aerial Tramway, 5,873 feet up into the cool climate of the San Jacinto Mountains. Come and ascend into a pristine wilderness aboard the world's largest rotating tramcars! Truly one of the greatest experiences in Southern California!
$26
2 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Palm Springs Celebrity Grand Tour

Our award winning tour guides will take you on an experience you will never forget. With 5 straight Trip Advisor "Certificate of Excellence" awards, our guides will accompany you through the city of Palm Springs, once known as "Hollywood's Playground." Discover the history of Palm Springs, the Native American involvement with that history, points of interest in the village proper, a little about the desert life, a little about windmills, and of course our world famous complimentary Date Shake. Get the Palm Springs scoop, What's new? Where to go? What to do? Our tour guides will show you Palm Springs in a way you never thought possible.
$49
2.5 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

San Andreas Fault Small-Group Jeep Tour from Palm Desert

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!
$139
3 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Joshua Tree Hummer Adventure from Palm Desert

Take a wild ride through the California desert in a comfortable open-air Hummer. This 4-hour tour journeys through fabled Joshua Tree National Park. Take the back roads to the park and see the natural beauty of the area while learning about its ecosystem and history from a National Park–approved guide. Gawk at the third largest oasis in the world as well as at some of the oldest canyons on the planet, located right on the San Andreas Fault.
$189
5 hours
Outdoor Activities

Joshua Tree National Park 4.5-Hour Van Tour with Guide

Just north of Palm Springs lies one of nature's majestic creations, Joshua Tree National Park. In the comfort of an enclosed, climate-controlled vehicle your guide will take you on an extensive tour through the stunning rock formations and otherworldly landscape of the Mojave Desert.
$169
4.5 hours
Walking & Biking Tours

Earthquake Canyon Express Downhill Bike Adventure

A paved road, downhill bicycle tour through a Federally protected Wilderness zone along the San Andreas Fault. Riders will be treated to magnificent vistas of the wide open Colorado Desert, enter a tortured badlands canyon, then finish off with views of the Santa Rosa Mountains and ride through the agricultural fields of the Eastern Coachella Valley. On the way home we will stop by a working date farm for date shakes.
$105
4 hours
Outdoor Activities

Palm Desert: San Andreas Fault Small-Group Stargazing Tour

Enjoy an evening of stargazing in the California desert on this guided, 3-hour, small-group tour. Explore a private, 800-acre preserve on the San Andreas Fault and learn about the desert’s plants, animals, history, geology and earthquakes in an open-air Jeep. Watch the transition from day to night as the remaining sunlight casts brilliant shadows and colors on the hills. Then enjoy a guided journey through the night sky as you gaze at stars and planets and hear fascinating stories about the constellations.
$150
3 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Joshua Tree Backroads Hummer H2 Tour

Head out on his is a small group tour into Joshua Tree National Park conducted on an exciting luxury H2 Hummer. Enjoy complimentary pick-up from any hotel in the greater Palm Springs area. Your air-conditioned Hummer will protect you from the intense summer heat or even the cold winters experienced in the high desert. Entering through the famous West Entrance of the park outside of the city of Joshua Tree, visit the Inselberg rock formations along with the largest and oldest Joshua Trees inside the park.  Travel both surface roads and 4 wheel drive back roads far from where others dare to go. This area is world renowned as their most popular rock destination in the winter. End your tour by stopping at an "ole west" saloon for optional barbecued lunch or dinner. SCHEDULE Morning Tours with no host lunch stop:  8 am to 1:30 pm Sunset Tours: varies with seasons between 2 and 4 pm
$199
5.5 hours
Outdoor Activities

Indian Canyons by Jeep plus Hiking Tour from Palm Springs

Explore the lush palm oases of the Indian Canyons on this morning or afternoon 3-hour eco-tour from Palm Springs. Learn about the rich history and culture of the Cahuilla Indians as you ride a jeep their ancestral homelands with your knowledgeable guide. Take an easy 1-mile guided walk up Andreas Canyon for captivating views and see a stunning palm oasis from the rim of Palm Canyon. Relax after your desert odyssey by shopping for local crafts at a tribal trading post. This small-group tour is limited to seven people for a more relaxed, intimate experience.
$139
3 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

San Andreas Fault Half-Day Jeep Tour From Palm Springs

Small group Jeep/SUV tours of the San Andreas Fault zone.  Colorful canyons and tortured landscape make this tour a memorable once in a lifetime adventure. Also enjoy the area's agriculture, views of the Salton Sea, and a date milkshake at a working date farm.
$169
4 hours