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San Andreas Fault Jeep Tour

By Desert Adventures
Price was undefined, price is now £194
Free cancellation available
4h
Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Selective hotel pickup
Multiple languages
Cleanliness and safety

Highlights

  • Explore the San Andreas Fault with a naturalist guide

  • Witness incredible rock formations and visit a palm oasis

  • Tour a recreated Cahuilla Indian village

  • Learn about the culture and lifetstye of the Cahuilla people

  • Opportunity to walk between narrow slot canyons

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Private guided tour of the San Andreas Fault

  • What's included

    Admission fees & taxes

  • What's included

    Granola bars and bottled water provided

  • What's included

    Live tour commentary provided in English

  • What's included

    7-passenger open-air jeeps (with shade tops)

  • What's excluded

    Guide Service charge are not included, but are appreciated.

Cleaning and safety practices

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  • Masks required
  • Contactless tickets
  • Vehicles and venues disinfected

Know Before You Book

  • Children under 3are not allowed.

  • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place.

  • Maximum group size is 7 people per Jeep.

  • Tour departs from Metate Ranch. Hotel pickup included from Indio, La Quinta, Indian Wells, Palm Desert, and Rancho MIrage.

  • Please be ready and waiting 10 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.

  • All tours are currently private. It's only your party in the Jeep.

What you can expect

Extraordinary scenery abounds as your bright red Jeep winds its way through the multi-colored labyrinth of geological cuts and canyons of the San Andreas Fault. Listen to your naturalist guide entertain you with stories about the plants, animals, geology, and history of the California desert.

After a convenient pickup from your hotel, set off on a 4-wheel-drive adventure to the private Metate Ranch, which lies within the San Andreas Fault zone. Explore the skeleton of the earth as you walk through this tortured and twisted terrain. As you step on lava-carved landscapes, your guide describes the geology of this mysterious area.

Trek between the steep walls of deep canyons that were created by the powerful forces of plate tectonics, water, wind, and time. Then, explore a natural palm oasis, where crystal-clear water bubbles up from the underground aquifer.

As you travel, learn about the culture and lifestyle of the Cahuilla Indians and how they used the desert’s plants for food, medicine, tools, weapons, and shelter. Before your tour ends, you also get insight into the plants and animals found in the Coachella Valley while you hear about its fascinating history.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Temperature checks available
  • Masks required
  • Masks provided
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Individually wrapped food options available

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Location

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Activity Location

  • Hotel Pickup
  • Indio California

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Metate Ranch Parking Lot
  • 38600 Monroe Street
  • Indio California 92203
  • Hotel Pickup
  • La Quinta California
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Palm Desert California
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Rancho Mirage California 92270
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