|Since 1988, Desert Adventures has provided the most highly regarded outdoor adventures in the Greater Palm Springs area. As the original, largest, and most respected outdoor adventure and eco-tour company in the California desert, Desert Adventures offers a vast array of tour and activity choices. Whether you seek rugged adventure, camaraderie and team building, history and culture, nature, geology, flora and fauna, spectacular desert events, or panoramic vistas and amazing scenery, Desert Adventures has a tour, activity, or event for you!
Desert Adventures` Red Jeep Tours and events at Metate Ranch are an integral part of the Greater Palm Springs destination experience. For over three decades, Desert Adventures has fulfilled the ever-growing need for fun, educational, interactive, one-of-a-kind activities and events which are unique to the Greater Palm Springs area.
Desert Adventures is the premier outdoor adventure and eco-tour company in the Greater Palm Springs area and the only outdoor adventure company that can take you to our private 800 acre Metate Ranch, located in the Indio Hills. At Metate Ranch, we offer Jeep, hiking, and sightseeing (bus) tours, school/youth programs, unique team building programs, weddings and incredible, interactive desert parties and corporate events at our Enchanted Desert and Coyote Camp event venues.
Metate Ranch features miles of pristine desert for exploration via Jeep or on foot; a private natural palm oasis were you can see water bubbling out of the underground aquifer year round; amazing steep-walled canyons thrust up by the San Andreas Fault and carved by erosion; and incredible panoramic vistas. In addition, we have built a Cahuilla Indian Village exhibit which showcases the lifestyle and culture of the Cahuilla People.
In addition to the exclusive tours and events offered at Metate Ranch, Desert Adventures offers Jeep tours to Painted Canyon and the Mecca Hills Wilderness Area and the Palm Springs Indian Canyons as well as hiking tours and sightseeing tours to a variety of desert attractions including the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, Joshua Tree National Park, Celebrity Homes and even a Craft Beer Tasting tour.