Palm Springs: Self-Driving Windmill Tour

4.8 / 5

6 reviews

Palm Springs: Self-Driving Windmill Tour

From US$ 49 per group up to 5

Take a curated, self-driving video windmill tour from the comfort of your own vehicle. Explore the evolution of wind turbines on a private wind farm.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 1 hour
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Instant confirmation
Host or greeter
Private group


  • Explore the evolution of wind turbines
  • Learn how wind turbines generate energy
  • Expand your knowledge about renewable wind energy
Full description
The Palm Springs windmill self-driving tour is an interactive, educational, and fun tour for friends and family. This tour will guide you along with a video and audio program with clearly marked destinations throughout the first commercial wind farm in the United States. Take a journey through 10 marked stops, starting with a display yard of non-operating wind turbines. Learn about the successes and failures and visit a real generating wind turbine, where you can get up close and take pictures. Continue to a solar farm and end the tour with a stop at the old gas plant.
  • Self-guided curated tour on downloaded APP or tablet
  • Map
  • Wind Energy Video in Tour Headquarters
  • Restrooms
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • Masks are required while indoors
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

62950 20th Ave, Palm Springs, CA 92262, USA Check-in: In order to practice safe social distancing, please remain in your car while a tour guide checks you in at the wind farm’s tour headquarters. A blue barrel will be marked with a check-in sign, located on the west side of the tour headquarters. Please do not park. Please arrive at your scheduled time as tours are booked 15 minutes apart to allow for social distancing.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Driver's license
  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  • The tour will take place rain or shine. However, the tour may be canceled in case of extreme weather
  • You will drive your own vehicle with a maximum of 8 people per reservation
  • You will be provided with a sanitized tablet with a pre-loaded audio and video tour along with a map
  • Connect the tablet to your car Bluetooth for better sound quality
Customer reviews

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4.8 /5

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January 14, 2022

Very informative. Super nice men at the counter answered all our questions. Great lunch and shakes at the windmill gardens. Great 2 hour activity for something different.

November 28, 2021

Very informative, loved it!

November 21, 2021

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