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Palm Springs Windmill Tours

62950 20th Ave, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262
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Great tour!!

We were lucky enough to take the tour on windy day, so the windmills were fantastic to see in... read more

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Palm Springs Windmill Tour

We highly recommend catching this tour next time you pass by the windmill farm outside Palm... read more

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Palm Springs Windmill Tours is the only windmill farm tour that is endorsed by the Desert Wind Energy Association. Our tour will take you behind the fences onto our private grounds and you will go where no other tour will go. You will see several forms of sustainable energy: Wind, Solar, and a Natural Gas Peaking plant.
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62950 20th Ave, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262
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We were lucky enough to take the tour on windy day, so the windmills were fantastic to see in operation. The tour guide was fun and very knowledgeable. We got to stand at the foot of a giant windmill and take photos/videos. Oh, and the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We highly recommend catching this tour next time you pass by the windmill farm outside Palm Springs. Its very informative and exciting to get to know the windmills and their history up close!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a lovely time at the windmill tour. They give a very informative history of the types of windmills and they let you get very close to the big ones! I highly recommend this tour if you want to know more about windmills or...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a great time, the tour was very interesting, we’ve been telling all our friends to check it out. We also had our first date shake on the tour which was so much better than you would think, who knew?

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I appreciated the fact that there were several different methods of information ... the videos were great and so was the walk and bus tour! Enjoyed the tour thoroughly!!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing tour. So glad we finally went. Chris our tour guide was very knowledgeable and made the whole experience fun. The date shake at was a great way to end the tour. We would definitely recommend. We plan to bring family and friends with us...More

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Kathleen D, Public Relations Manager at Palm Springs Windmill Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow! Thank you so much for giving us such great feedback on your experience! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour and Chris so much. We appreciate you and hope to see you sometime again in the near future.

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Great experience, our guide Llyod did a great job! The amount of time to go through the tour was just enough.

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Kathleen D, Public Relations Manager at Palm Springs Windmill Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for giving us such great feedback on your experience! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour and Lyle.. We appreciate you and hope to see you sometime again in the near future.

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

This was an enjoyable and very interesting event. The guide was very knowledgeable and personable. I would highly recommend it.

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Kathleen D, Public Relations Manager at Palm Springs Windmill Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for giving us such great feedback on your experience! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour and guide. We appreciate you and hope to see you sometime again in the near future.

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Reviewed 1 May 2018

The tour was something that was wanted for a long time as a local resident. The tour length was fine and we had few folks on our bus ride. The tour guide was great, and presented interesting facts. What I didn't like as a local...More

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Kathleen D, Public Relations Manager at Palm Springs Windmill Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for giving us great feedback on your experience. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour and guide but are saddened you encountered trouble purchasing tickets. You are always able to purchase tickets over the phone or online anytime...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

The windmill tour was great. Our tour guide, Lyle, was able to explain the history of the San Gorgonio pass. He had interesting stories about the windmills, and he explained the physics and engineering about the concepts very well, at the level of most of...More

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Kathleen D, Public Relations Manager at Palm Springs Windmill Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow! Thank you so much for giving us such wonderful feedback on your experience! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed Lyle and the tour. We really appreciate you coming and hope to see you sometime again in the near future.

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Beverly B
6 April 2018|
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Response from Robert C | Reviewed this property |
10 and 1, but definitely phone in advance as there are limited seats on the bus they take you around in.
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snirpy
17 March 2018|
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Response from Don O | Reviewed this property |
Per the prior answer on restrooms at start and stop of tour, realize that the stop for the date shakes is toward the end of the tour, so plan accordingly.
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Ghazi5
4 September 2017|
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Response from mjke1 | Reviewed this property |
As I recall, it is around 2 hours. Ask for Randy if you go, he is a great tour guide! I hope you aren't planning to go now, it will be very hot! Go in the winter or spring. We went in the spring. Rita L. is correct, you... More
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