This is absolutely the best photo opportunity of the Hoover Dam and Colorado River!
The Hoover Dam Postcard Tour meets just outside of Boulder City in the NPS parking area on Hwy. 93, on the far west end of the Hoover Dam Lodge and has 3 tour times available.
A. 10:00am Hoover Dam Postcard Tour
B. 11:00am Hoover Dam Postcard Tour
C. 12:00pm Hoover Dam Postcard Tour
From the Lake Mead Recreation Area, you're transported to the Colorado River at the base of Hoover Dam. Access to the launch site is via the Lower Portal Road into the secure zone of Hoover Dam.
TOTAL TOUR TIME: Allow 1.5 hours for this tour - includes 30-minute raft float.
A. 9:30am Shuttle leaves the area at 9:45am
B. 10:30am Shuttle leaves the area at 10:45am
C. 11:30am Shuttle leaves the area at 11:45am
TOUR RATES: $33.00 per person.
All Black Canyon Trips use comfortable inflatable rafts.
Tour departs from the NPS parking area on Hwy. 93, on the far west end of the Hoover Dam Lodge
You'll see the original water line to Boulder City, dynamite storage bunkers used during construction and get a view of the dam exclusive to the passengers escorted down the Lower Portal Road by Black Canyon River Adventures staff.
Next, board a motorized raft with an experienced tour guide for a guided 30 minute ride on the Colorado River below Hoover Dam that includes unique views of the Dam, the power plant and Black Canyon.
You'll learn interesting historical facts and get an astounding view of the Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, winner of the 2012 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) Award for superior engineering achievement from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
Rate does not include gratuity. Rate is quoted in U.S. dollars. Acceptable forms of payment are: Cash, VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover.