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Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

1 Tramway Rd, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-1828
+1 760-325-1391
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Climb 8,000 feet from the desert to the San Jacinto Mountains, in less than 15 minutes, by tram.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“rotating floor” (125 reviews)
“aerial tramway” (340 reviews)
1 Tramway Rd, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-1828
+1 760-325-1391
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Rode the tramway to the mountain station at Mt San Jacinto at the 8500 foot elevation. The temperature was a cool 74 degrees which was a relief from the 115 degrees inferno below. First went up the mountain in the old tram cars in 1964....More

Thank Don B
Reviewed 2 days ago

It is amazing that the car turns as you go up. The problem was the fact that the couple I was standing next to kept trying to stay where they were and not move along with the rotating floor. It was good to do once...More

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 3 days ago

The tram ride itself was worth it--the floor rotates! This was a great way to enjoy a beautiful day--20 degrees cooler than the desert floor. The hikes are easy or you can take longer ones, and there are great views along the way. Some decent...More

Thank LSinNJ
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is cheaper if you get the tram ride and the dinner ticket much more cheaper and it's also about 25° cooler up there it is a mile in the sky with great views all the way to the top come check it out you...More

Thank saykenny
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You must do this trip at least once in your life. The views on the way up and at the top are fantastic. Tip, if you are afraid of heights head to the center of the gondola and just look straight ahead. The gondola slowly...More

Thank Lee W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Beautiful ride up (the inside of the tram car turns! so you get a view of all around. Much cooler high up. Nice museum exhibits and a restaurant, too. The food was tasty but pricey, which is probably due to the fact they have to...More

Thank Bary P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Honestly, it is kind of obnoxious. The fact that it turns, isn't air conditioned (was there during a heat wave) and cost what it did made it kind of a "meh" experience. The views were nice and I would recommend to do it at least...More

Thank JCW703
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Being a Veteran, I received a free ticket. July is military appreciation month and all active and former servicemen get a free ticket plus everyone in their party gets 20% off! Bring your military ID or Vet medical card. You can buy tickets online but...More

Thank Kitman
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is an amazing piece of engineering and the actual tram car rotates 360 degrees as you go up and down. The views are amazing. The walk around the park at the top is great way to spend and hour or two. There was still...More

1  Thank Pava1
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The tramway is a great way to escape the summer heat of Palm Springs. It is also a fun and unique experience to share with those friends who are visiting from out-of-town. In the winter months you can travel to the 8500 ft station to...More

2  Thank Tim M
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6 July 2017|
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Response from Karen O | Reviewed this property |
I think the previous answers will be very helpful for you. Check the website. I recommend if you're not hiking to go later in the afternoon to see the view going up, then come down at dusk to see the lights of the city.
Cynthia C
5 July 2017|
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Response from Fusun B | Reviewed this property |
You will still have a good view of the mountain you are ascending. You may not be able to see far into the valley. It is an experience in anyway.
Kim C
4 July 2017|
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Response from incageisha | Reviewed this property |
Take it. The Tram takes you up fast but there are two or three air bumps. It rotates very slowly. Very beautiful up there so if your men's to not have side effects, then take it if you feel very worried about this.