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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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Overnight camping trip with California Overland, in Anza Borrego Park

Best guided tour I have experienced. Very well organized. Extremely kind group of tour guide... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sunita S
Celestial camping is AMAZING!

We took our daughter celestial camping for her 10th birthday. Joe was so professional and even sent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Heather H
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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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1233 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, CA 92004-3100
1233 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, CA 92004-3100
+1 760-767-1232

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Best guided tour I have experienced. Very well organized. Extremely kind group of tour guide, astronomer and chef. Comfortable camping- and I am not a camper! Everyone was very generous and friendly. I highly recommend this tour. My only regret is that there are not...More

Thank Sunita S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our daughter celestial camping for her 10th birthday. Joe was so professional and even sent us a “certificate” to give to her as a present. There were a total of 8 guests of which 3 were kids. Everyone had a blast. The desert...More

Thank Heather H
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Great way to explore Anza Borrego. Amazing experience. Kind and knowledgeable tour guide. Authentic. Highly recommend!!!

Thank ninazadeh
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We can't recommend highly enough. The perfect way to experience and truly appreciate the wonders of the desert. Joe took us to stunning places we'd never find on our own. And speaking of our tour guide Joe: He's a natural! Right from the beginning he...More

Thank mt_ca99
Reviewed 12 November 2017

My mom and I, from Italy, booked a 5-hour tour of the desert, and even if it was just the two of us and there were no other visitors, Joe kindly guided us anyway as a private tour! We went hiking through a slot canyon,...More

Thank Linda A
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Awesome tour today! Carey was great and very informative about the area. We will definitely use California Overland again!

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Our first trip to a CA desert could not have been more enjoyable. Joe must have a doctorate in geology! We learned so much while admiring the diversity of the desert environment which was an added bonus for us. Everything was taken care of -...More

Thank dendelisle
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Great tour of the desert, very informative. Joe was a very knowledgeable tour guide with flora and geological information.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Hi We had a plan for 5 hours group tour. We were the only guest who came but our trip was not canceled. We really apreciated. The trip was amazing Great landscapes Wonderfull trip with profesional service Thank You!!!!!!! Artur

Thank Artur O
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I have never posted a review online before, however, I had to say California Overland was truly wonderful and unique as we scouted through the Anza Borrego desert we marveled at the rugged desert terrain. The excursion was much more elaborate and fun than we...More

Thank Matt S
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Questions & Answers
10 August 2015|
Response from deserttourguy | Property representative |
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
29 May 2015|
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Response from deserttourguy | Property representative |
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