Wildlife Hummer Tour and Educational Trail Walk

Take a break from the stress of work or school and learn something about the animals of Santa Margarita. Our nature walks and tours give you the chance to escape reality and explore the natural world around you! With this wildlife tour, you will be escorted to unique habitats before taking a walk with the wild to explore nature on foot!

Invigorating and Illuminating  

  • Take a ride on our vintage Humvee to multiple nature habitats
  • Explore the land on foot with an easy-paced hike
  • Observe a rich tapestry of local wildlife and native flora
  • Frequent sightings include eagles, hawks, deer, and more

A Walk on The Wild Side

  • Reboot your connection to nature
  • Learn to interpret animal tracks and signs
  • Gain insights into native plant uses
  • See wildlife close-up with a provided spotting scope

Get in Touch with Nature

What to Expect

When you join us for our wildlife tours, be prepared for the experience of exploration without ever leaving Santa Margarita Ranch! For complete transparency, here are some things you can expect from our tours:

3-Hour Guided Nature Tour

Led by staff naturalists, our tours illuminate the diverse wildlife, native plants, and rugged beauty of the historic Santa Margarita Ranch.

Humvee Ride and Light Hiking

Our tour includes an adventurous ride on our vintage Humvee as well as easy-paced hiking. Not all hiking has to be a challenge! This light hike is ideal for those who want to experience nature without being uncomfortable.

Amazing Sights—and Insights!

The tour includes observations of a bald eagle nest site and native California birds of prey, as well as a walk through a riparian habitat to our educational site. Here, you will learn about how natural systems and life cycles connect us all.

How to Prepare

Our tours easy! Our friendly guides will lead the way and make sure that you are comfortable throughout your tour.

What Should I Wear and Bring?

Please wear comfortable attire and closed-toe walking shoes.

Be sun smart—wear a hat and bring sunscreen. For optimal sun protection, wearing clothes that are light but cover your body is also recommended.

Stay hydrated and pack a water bottle. Drank all your water? No worries — we provide refills.

Bring a camera and binoculars to enhance your experience and viewing pleasure. If you forget, we will also have binoculars to share.

What are the Health Requirements?

All participants should be in good physical condition and able to participate in moderate short-duration hikes.

If you have health concerns or conditions that will affect your heart or legs, please consult a physician prior to joining the tour.

We are excited for you to come and experience wildlife with us! Sign up for a Wildlife Hummer Tour and Educational Trail Walk tour today!

Book Your Adventure Today

Call us at (805) 438-3120 or book online


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