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San Andreas Fault Small Group Half-Day Jeep Tour

San Andreas Fault Small Group Half-Day Jeep Tour

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Learn about California's geology and desert wilderness on a half-day Jeep tour to the San Andreas Fault. Drive through the Coachella Valley to the fault zone while hearing from your guide about native plant and animal life, local history, the Salton Sea, and earthquakes. Depending on your preference, you can take a nature walk in the desert or stay in the vehicle. You'll also stop by a date farm where you can try their signature date milkshake. Includes guide, transportation, and light refreshments.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$177.67
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San Andreas Fault Jeep Tour from Palm Desert

San Andreas Fault Jeep Tour from Palm Desert

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Explore the geology around California’s legendary San Andreas fault during a Jeep tour from Palm Desert. See a desert oasis fed by an underground spring as your naturalist guide describes how the Native American Cahuilla tribe used the desert's plants for food, medicine, and shelter. Marvel at steep-walled canyons and tall twisted rock mountains, and learn about the plant and animal life of the area. Choose from a morning or afternoon tour that includes light snacks, bottled water, and round-trip transport from Palm Desert.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$250.00
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Painted Gorge Tour by ATVs or Dirt Bike

Painted Gorge Tour by ATVs or Dirt Bike

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Out here in the Ocotillo desert, you may have the chance to see the most amazing sunrises and sunsets you've ever seen! Ride through all kinds of desert terrain in our ATV's, Razors or dirt bikes, as we take you on tours anywhere from 15 to 50 miles in 4 hours. You might have the chance to see Painted Gorge, a beautiful canyon colored by purple, green and red dirt; drive around the bombing range where you'll see an abandoned WWII Russian tank; witness F-18's dropping practice bombs and missiles, or Cobra and Apache helicopters shooting the Russian tank with 50 caliber bullets; watch the Blue Angels training for the air show (January through March); see The Sandbar, a local shrine covered in off road tributes and treasures (make sure to bring memorabilia of your own to post there!); experience "wide open" on an enormous, flat dry lake bed; or visit Superstition Sand Dunes, with 5,500 Acres of sandy, hilly fun and the spot where they shot the movie Jarhead.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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$203.08
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Half-Day Small Group Joshua Tree National Park Jeep Tour

Half-Day Small Group Joshua Tree National Park Jeep Tour

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Explore a remote national park less than an hour's drive from the lush resorts of greater Palm Springs. Wonder at the otherworldly plants and rock formations in a unique, and wild desert setting. THIS IS A RUGGED, JEEP ONLY TRAIL. For those wanting a smoother experience and to see more of the park highlights please consider our Joshua Tree Driving/Van Tour. We don't recommend it for anyone with any back injuries, with any neck injuries, anyone that is pregnant or gets car sick easily. Age limit is 6 years old.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$177.67
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Titanic Escape Room Game for Private Group

Titanic Escape Room Game for Private Group

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The unsinkable Titanic is going down – but, you heard the captain mention a hidden lifeboat over dinner. This unique Titanic-themed escape room is a great way to break out of your normal routine. Enjoy an exciting night out with friends or family, solving this exciting game, at Palm Springs’ largest escape room.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.90
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Guided Hike in Palm Springs with Amazing Views

Guided Hike in Palm Springs with Amazing Views

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I provide water, a snack bar and a backpack for each hiker. We'll hike in the Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument on some the best trails in the Greater Palm Springs Area. I know these trails very well & the best viewpoints along the way to enjoy some of the most beautiful views of Palm Springs & beyond. You'll see desert plants & cacti close up as we hike. You'll see from the desert valley floor below all the way up to beautiful nearby mountain peaks, while getting in some great exercise. I'll point out interesting landmarks along the way, like the very unique Bob Hope house, Mt San Gorgonio (the tallest mountain in So Cal), Indian Canyons & other points of interest. Depending on the time of year I've seen the endangered Peninsular Bighorn Sheep here. They'll be lots of time for taking beautiful scenic photos & I'll point out some of the best photo spots. Contact me if you want to do any of my hikes on a certain date/time or if you're looking to hike somewhere else.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$48.00
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Joshua Tree National Park Customized Guided Hiking Tour

Joshua Tree National Park Customized Guided Hiking Tour

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Explore the otherworldly landscape of Joshua Tree National Park with a customized, guided hiking tour that takes in the best of the region. Tailor the trip to your interests and abilities, and walk to soaring granite formations with sweeping views of the arid terrain. Learn about the plants and animals that thrive in this unique ecosystem, then see Joshua Tree’s fascinating geological history laid bare in the rock record. Choose between a 1- or 2-day hiking tour, and immerse yourself in one of America’s most distinctive National Parks.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$181.82
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Bank Heist Escape Room Game for Private Group
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Bank Heist Escape Room Game for Private Group

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Take a break from the heat on a visit to Palm Springs’ Escape Rooms. Work as a team to find clues, solve puzzles, and use logic to complete your mission, playing at a time that suits you with regular game slots available throughout the day. Enjoy an immersive, private experience for you and your party, ideal for families, bachelor parties, or corporate groups.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$35.90
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Joshua Tree National Park Self-Driving Audio Tour

Joshua Tree National Park Self-Driving Audio Tour

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Explore the rugged, mystical beauty of Joshua Tree National Park with a self-guided driving tour. This raw desert landscape features amazing vistas, stunning rock formations, and the eponymous cartoonish trees. As you drive through Joshua Tree and listen to stories around each bend in the road, keep an eye out for desert animals like the roadrunner, tortoise, & even bald eagle. Plus, enjoy a Bonus Tour of Palm Springs! Purchase only one tour per car. Everyone can listen at the same time! Here's how it works: Within 30 min, we'll send you two things a unique password and an app. Download the app onto your phone, enter the password, and download the tour. When you arrive, go to the first stop, launch the app, and follow the instructions! Stick to our recommended route & speed limit for the best experience. This is not an entrance ticket. Check pandemic rules & opening hours before your visit. No expiration — the tour is available from the minute you book until forever!
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Vampire's Lair Escape Room Game for Private Group

Vampire's Lair Escape Room Game for Private Group

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Team up with friends or family for a fun vampire-themed escape room. Test your teamwork and challenge your puzzle-solving abilities as you collect clues and work out how to escape. As you unravel the vampire love story, set in 17th-century Salem, learn how the husband-to-be was turned into a vampire and then locked out of his coffin—it’s your job to help him open it!
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.90
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Rock Climbing Trips in Joshua Tree National Park (4 Hours)

Rock Climbing Trips in Joshua Tree National Park (4 Hours)

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Go rock climbing in Joshua Tree National Park on a half-day, private trip with a certified rock-climbing guide. Since all equipment is included, you won’t need to bring or rent your own gear. Whether you’re a beginning climber excited to try the sport, or a more experienced climber looking for a local intro to Joshua Tree rock climbing, the tour will be tailored to your preferences.
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  • 4 hours
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$194.88
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Joshua Tree National Park Driving Small Group Half Day Tour

Joshua Tree National Park Driving Small Group Half Day Tour

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Explore the uncanny landscape of Joshua Tree National Park with a 4.5-hour van tour from Palm Desert, near Palm Springs. Enjoy the comfort of an air-conditioned van or SUV as you navigate soaring granite formations and groves of the park’s famously spiky trees, and capture unforgettable images of terrain that spans the Colorado and Mojave deserts. Trace a gentle trail into the rocks at Hidden Valley and Keys View, watch for the park’s reclusive wildlife, and experience the unique beauty of one America’s most remarkable national parks.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$177.67
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Indian Canyons Bike and Hike Small Group Tour from Palm Springs

Indian Canyons Bike and Hike Small Group Tour from Palm Springs

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Explore Palm Springs and Indian Canyons by bike and on foot during a half-day tour from downtown Palm Springs. With guide, bike rental, and snacks included, it’s easy to discover one of southern California’s most scenic city and desert landscapes. You'll ride through Palm Springs on a 10-mile (17-km) loop to Indian Canyons, then hike in the canyon at a leisurely pace suitable for reasonably active people.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
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Indian Canyons Walking Tour by Jeep from Palm Springs

Indian Canyons Walking Tour by Jeep from Palm Springs

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Go deep into Palm Springs’ Indian Canyons on a 3-hour, small group Jeep and hiking tour to the ancestral home of the Cahuilla tribes. Take in views of the rugged desert landscape as you ride into the rocky canyons, and learn the rich history of the Cahuilla; take a 1-mile (1.6-km) walk along a palm-lined stream to see the traces of historic Native American settlements. Visit a shady desert oasis, walk to a seasonal spring and browse a tribal trading post, then finish the tour at your Palm Springs hotel.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$250.00
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Modern & More Bike Tours Palm Springs

Modern & More Bike Tours Palm Springs

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This is a small group 2+ hour bike tour of three architecturally & historically significant residential neighborhoods in South Palm Springs. Quiet streets, no hills, constant sunshine, & very little traffic make for a great ride for novices or expert cyclists alike. Please note: Bike rental is NOT INCLUDED in this tour. You're welcome to bring your own bikes, or discounted rentals are available at Big Wheel Tours. Our tour begins & ends in their parking lot. We'll explore the neighborhoods of Deepwell Estates, Twin Palms, & Indian Canyons. We'll make frequent stops for photos & to learn details about specific homes. Please note: This tour is designed for serious architecture & history fans, with a lot of academic-level information & detail. It may not be the most enjoyable tour for some children. COVID Safety Update: Masks are no longer required for fully vaccinated guests while biking outside. Please wear a mask when entering Big Wheel Tours. Brennan & Tim have both been vaxed!
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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Earthquake Canyon Express Downhill Small Group Half Day Bike Tour

Earthquake Canyon Express Downhill Small Group Half Day Bike Tour

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Take a leisurely bike ride in the desert. This guided mountain bike tour will take you down a gentle grade along the San Andreas Fault where the Mojave Desert transitions into the Colorado Desert. Enjoy beautiful views of the desert landscape as you pedal along the paved path. The tour concludes with a rest stop at a date farm where you can try a date shake.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$120.00
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Palm Springs Best Views Half Day Hike with Murray Hill Summit

Palm Springs Best Views Half Day Hike with Murray Hill Summit

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I provide water, a snack bar & a backpack for each hiker.. The hike to the summit of Murray Hill is considered one of the best in the area cause the views along the way & from the top are among the best in the Coachella Valley. We'll be hiking in the Santa Rosa & San Jacinto Mountains National Monument on some the best trails in Palm Springs. You'll see desert plants & cacti close up as we hike the trails in a pristine desert landscape. You'll see from the desert valley floor below all the way up to beautiful mountain peaks, all while getting some great exercise. I'll point out interesting landmarks along the way, like Mount San Gorgonio the tallest mountain in Southern California, Indian Canyons & other points of interest. Depending on the time of year we may see some endangered Peninsular Bighorn Sheep , I've seen them on this hike before. There will be lots of opportunities for taking beautiful scenic photos during the hike. See Additional Information section for important info.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.00
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Jack the Ripper Escape Room Game for Private Group

Jack the Ripper Escape Room Game for Private Group

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Take a break from sightseeing and put your mind to the test in this challenging group escape room. Get a group of fellow detectives and get to work solving the mystery of the Jack the Ripper murders. Help Scotland Yard find the killer’s identity before he claims his next victim by solving a series of fiendish puzzles. Take a break from the stress of traveling and have some fun with your family or friends in this private escape room.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.90
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Secrets of Joshua Tree Hidden Valley Scavenger Hunt

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Secrets of Joshua Tree Hidden Valley Scavenger Hunt

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This fun and challenging journey through the desert landscape is a creative challenge, social experiment and detective hunt for history and nature clues. Your 2 hour creative adventure is through the incredible desert landscape, being challenged as you go. You will be getting fun photo and video clues and learning about the Magic of Joshua Tree as you go. Choose One of Two Team Profile Type Mascots. The Eagle- active, curious, adventurous and on the move. The hunt's original design is built to challenge Eagle teams. To capture all the clues within the time period of the hunt, you will need to be an Eagle team. Bring your A game! The Turtle- Whats the hurry, says the Turtle? This is a new player profile offered for the more relaxed and chilled out team. You want to cruise the area, check out the local vibes, stores and take your time talking to locals. You dont care about getting all the clues( because you wont), the journey is more important. Flexibility with your start times.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$31.35
$33.00
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Palm Springs Scavenger Hunt Walking Tour

Palm Springs Scavenger Hunt Walking Tour

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Tour the history, culture, points of interest, and local favorite spots in town by solving scavenger hunt and trivia style riddles on this engaging walking tour. Your team will earn points and be guided farther along the route with every riddle. Play from the convenience of your smartphone whenever you’re ready for an adventure!
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  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$38.00
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Locker Room Escape Room Game for Private Group

Locker Room Escape Room Game for Private Group

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One of several escape room adventures available at this facility, this particular adventure features an abandoned locker room theme. Battle wits with a sadistic serial killer, solving puzzles and deciphering clues to stay one step ahead of your foe. Working together with your team, complete mental and physical challenges in order to save yourselves—and maybe even the poor souls captured before you.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.90
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Merlin's Magic School Escape Room Game for Private Group

Merlin's Magic School Escape Room Game for Private Group

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Ideal for couples, families with kids, and groups of friends or co-workers, Merlin's Magic School escape room in Palm Springs is a challenging real life escape game without the dark and scary themes. Working as a team, you'll uncover clues and use magic to break into Merlin’s secret study and find his hidden spell book. See if you’ve got what it takes to save the entire school from a talent show curse in under an hour.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Beginner Group Rock Climbing in Joshua Tree National Park

Beginner Group Rock Climbing in Joshua Tree National Park

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Join our certified local guides for a half day exploration of Joshua Tree National Park's world renowned rock climbing! Meet other travelers who, like yourself, have a healthy appetite for adventure, while learning the basics of the sport from an expert. See JTNP from a new perspective 100' up a wall of granite!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Rock Climbing Trips in Joshua Tree National Park (6 Hours)

Rock Climbing Trips in Joshua Tree National Park (6 Hours)

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Are you a beginner or intermediate rock climber looking to have a fantastic time sampling the excellent rock climbing routes in Joshua Tree National Park under the careful watch of an experienced and certified rock climbing guide? Maybe you have a family with kids who absolutely love rock climbing? Or perhaps you are an experienced climber looking for a partner to climb as many rock climbing routes as possible during your trip? Regardless of your experience level, desires or goals there is a fantastic rock climbing trip ready and waiting for you!!! The 6-Hour Trip is a great option for travelers who want to travel deeper into Joshua Tree National Park, leave the crowds behind and climb on a few rock formations. Contact Stone Adventures for more information.
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  • 6 hours
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$230.77
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