Palm Springs Aerial TramwayCurrently Open
- Address: 1 Tram Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262, United States
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Phone: +1-7603251449
- Ticket Price: 24 USD
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Outdoors, View Point, Tourist Center, Family And Kids, Cable Car
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway - Review
Renown as the largest rotating aerial tramway in the world, the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway provides access to the floor of Coachella Valley and takes the visitors relatively near the top of San Jacinto Peak.
It is constructed in the rugged Chino Canyon and presents a picturesque panorama of the valley!
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Information
- Children under 3 years of age have free entry but require a boarding pass.
- Children under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult of 21 years or older.
- Ride and Dine packages are available after 4 pm and have separate ticket prices.
- Disable accessed .
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Ticket Prices
- Children (ages 3-12): 16.95 USD
- Seniors (62+): 21.95 USD
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Hours
- Cars depart at least every half hour.
- Monday - Friday : First Tram up 10am
- Saturday, Sunday and holidays : First Tram up 8:00 a.m.
- Sunday through Thursday - Last Tram up 8:00 p.m.; Last Tram down 9:45 p.m.
- Friday and Saturday : Last tram up 9:00 p.m.;Last tram down 10:30 p.m.
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Things to Know Before Visiting Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
95% of people who visit Palm Springs include Palm Springs Aerial Tramway in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
68.38% of people start their Palm Springs Aerial Tramway visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway Trips
Palm Springs Aerial Tramway, Palm Springs Reviews
This was actually really cool site to visit (if you are not afraid of heights 😜) once you park they offer free bus transportation to the ticket office. The office is a small facility where you can purchase your tram tickets. The ticket prices are average but they do offer some cool discounts for military/Law enforcement and it’s guest as well as senior discounts. Depending on the time your tram departs you can then board the tram. There is no sitting in the tram just standing. The way up is a smooth transition to the top. The ascending motion of the tram is slow but the sights of Palm Springs are amazing to see. Once you reach the top you can hang out at the top, take pictures, there’s a trail, a restaurant or bar and then you can catch a tram back to the ticket station. The staff was courteous, the kids loved it. It was affordable.
Cool relief from the hot weather. This was such a treat. We had not been up on the tram for several years and it has improved. The car rotates 360 giving you a full view of the valley as you go up and down the mountain. The park itself at the top of the mountain is beautiful with many hiking trails and places to explore. You will feel the altitude change when trying to hike, but we just took it slow. In order to get to the trails, you will have to walk down a walkway with several switch backs. You know as you go down, your going to have to walk back up, but its worth it. The trails on the mountain are beautiful and have many trees to walk through, boulders to climb and views to discover. I would recommend walking the trails and checking out the other views of the valley that are offered in addition to the visitor center at the top. Bonus was that it was a good 40 degrees cooler at the top of the mountain then below. We went from 115 degrees to 70, what a relief from the heat of the day.
This tram is very fast, fast enough that you don't need a seat. The rotating floor ensures that everyone gets to appreciate the amazing view. However the main reason I'm writing a review is to give full kudos to the security guard, Chris. He went out of his way to help me retrieve the treking poles I'd left up there in the restaurant. He told me how he loved his job and it showed in the way he does it. The other employees also showed friendly faces, they're all pleased to see you. Thanks all !
We have been there many times. Love the area. No big issues but, the building itself could use some TLC. My mother was in a wheelchair and the top bathroom (at the bar) wasn't able to accommodate her. The old video they are showing in the theater is still from 2004, has some issues, and needs to be updated. Always nice to get up into the mountains.
This is an other worldly experience. Coming from the desert where it was 110 degrees to this cool 60-somerhing degree Alpine Mesa covered in pines was a magical experience. The tram itself is wonderful with great views of the entire Valley and the granite mountain has a marbled landscape all its own. But the best part, is stopping to hug the trees. You heard right, take your time and hug the red trees growing everywhere because when you do, you'll notice they actually smell like butterscotch! The trail can be a bit packed with tourists but if you just go off the designated paths a bit, you'll be engulfed in a quiet woodland paradise or butterscotch trees. It's a wonderful experience that can't be missed!