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California Overland Desert Excursions

1233 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, CA 92004-3100
+1 760-767-1232
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Memorable Desert Adventure

First rate professional tour. Visited dry lake, badlands, slot canyon and had lunch at palm oasis... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lisa S
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Cincinnati, Ohio
Had a wonderful time

I recommend this to anyone that is in the area. Joe was great with all the kids, he told us a lot... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
WGR221
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Arcanum, Ohio
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Exciting Day and Overnight Excursions in the amazing Anza-Borrego Desert aboard authentic military vehicles and vintage Jeep CJ7. Also, Wine Tasting Tours featuring a gourmet barbecue in the Julian Back Country. We are a contracted concessionaire of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and a state-licensed passenger carrier.
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“slot canyon” (20 reviews)
“anza borrego” (27 reviews)
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1233 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, CA 92004-3100
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+1 760-767-1232

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Reviewed 1 week ago

First rate professional tour. Visited dry lake, badlands, slot canyon and had lunch at palm oasis. Joe was very passionate and knowledgeable. Wealth of knowledge on geography, flora, fauna and local history. I never could have imagined the desert would have been so interesting. Highly...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recommend this to anyone that is in the area. Joe was great with all the kids, he told us a lot of the history of the area, stopped so we could get good pictures of wildlife and scenery, and was overall a wonderful guide....More

Thank WGR221
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I wanted to plan an activity for the last weekend of our 9 yr old's spring break. We wanted to go someplace and feel like vacation without leaving the state or getting on a plane. A little research and we found Anza-Borrego State Park. A...More

1  Thank Shereen B
Reviewed 7 April 2017

My daughter and I wanted an "up close and Personal" view of the superbloom. Although we were a bit late for it, thanks to Mike, our guide, we learned that the desert, rather than being dead and dreary as I had thought, is filled with...More

Thank Joyce S
Reviewed 2 April 2017

My wife and I went out to Anza Borrego to see the wild flowers bloom and took a 2 /12 hr off road tour. We thoroughly enjoyed seeing Font's Point, the badlands and many beautiful wildflowers that you simply can't enjoy from the roadside. Joe...More

Thank dtaira2014
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We just returned from a private jeep trip with Michael at Calif Overland Adventures. It was an absolutely amazing experience! Worth every cent! How many times in your life can a person go through the desert with a guide like Michael...he inspired us to love...More

1  Thank theodora o
Reviewed 29 March 2017

My family booked the Three-Terrains Tour (5 hours) during the super bloom. I was worried that my kids (7 & 9) might not have the endurance for such a long tour, but was glad to see that my worries were unfounded. They had a great...More

1  Thank orchid_blossom
Reviewed 29 March 2017

had a wonderful tour guide named Michael-learned a great deal re flora and fauna of area-will recommend strongly to friends-good deal all around

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 26 March 2017

What a wonderful tour with Overland Excursions. I had been to Anza Borrego before on my own and highly recommend spending the cash to go the tour. Carrie, our tour guide, took us to areas within the park that we would never have found on...More

Thank ohiomurph
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Great tour seeing the wildflowers of Anza Borrego. They knew where to go rather than us trying to figure out suggestions from the Visitor Center. Very informative. Joe was a great tour guide giving us information regarding all the different plants as well as history.

Thank 664kennethr
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Hi, If you're camping in the warmer weather, snakes are a possibility, but I come across 1 to 3 rattlesnakes a year. Scorpions come out at night if the temps are above 68º or so, and there is not too much moonlight. You... More
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Hi Jen, Thank you for your interest in our adventures. Yes, we are indeed open year round. In June the high temps can range from the low 90s in the early part of the month to close to 110 towards July. The evenings are... More
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