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 Travel Tips
- 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 .
Entrance Ticket Details For Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
- 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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93.99% 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 Reviews & Ratings
Luv it. Take some time to read about all the amenities. It can get very crowded. If you purchase your tickets on the spot your wait time can be up to an hour. They take pictures of you (family) for a price, just like at a Theme park. Winter season is gorgeous with all the snow, it gets super chilly. Restaurant (at the top of the mountain) has a bar, decent dining and hot cocoa to enjoy during the cold season. In the warmer months the hiking trails are awesome, get ready for an early start some of the trails are not moderate. There are Rangers and maps if you have questions at the top of the mountain. Try going during the week. Stay late too, the lights coming down off the tram are very nice. Enjoyable experience. Can be a romantic date guys!
Interesting place to visit. The ride up is fun - it's the largest rotating cable car in the world, so you get great 360° views all the way. At the top there's a couple of trails, which I really recommend taking a stroll around, there's some beautiful views. It is cold at the top though - something like 30°F colder than the ground, so do take appropriate clothing.
Have driven through Palm Springs over a hundred times but have never stayed. Had no idea there was anything like this in the area. Great views, hiking, and something to do for everyone. Did a short nature hike with our 2 year old. Dined in the cafeteria and was pleasantly surprised. The ride down the mountain was fun as the operator played classic songs like "Sweet Caroline" and got everyone to sing along. Will definitely do this again!
The price to ride the Tran is 26.50 p/p. Parking is $15. Dining options are available. Take a sweater the higher you go, the cooler it gets. Wear comfortable shoes. The views are amazing. We did it during the day but hear nighttime is BEAUTIFUL. It is handicapped accessible but may have a hard time maneuvering around with the terrain.
Riding the tram was a very thrilling experience. It offers incredible views of the surrounding area. The tram was way more stable than I thought it would be. At the top there is a restaurant, foodcourt and bar. From the top station there are a number of hiking trails of various intensity levels. I would not recommend the trails for people with mobility issues, as there is a steep ramp down from the station to the trails.