Black Canyon Area River & Historic Tours
Join us for a unique adventure in the Nevada desert - exploring the untouched natural beauty of the Colorado River; the historic man-made wonders of spectacular Hoover Dam; the new Mike O'Callaghan Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge spanning the river's gorge, a relaxing flow through Black Canyon to Lake Mohave; or visit Eldorado Canyon and the historic Techatticup Gold Mine.
Spend the day touring the natural and man-made wonders
just minutes from the lights of Las Vegas.
All three tours are designed for both adventure and comfort. Air-conditioned coaches, motorized inflatable rafts, experienced guides and a relaxing pace ensures a full or half-day of exploring and photographs.
Black Canyon Raft Tour
Experience the Colorado River below Hoover Dam
This is a unique day trip, aboard a motor-assisted inflatable raft, through spectacular Black Canyon - the natural gorge of the Colorado River immediately below Hoover Dam. Enjoy and share in the history, desert wildlife and beauty of this otherwise inaccessible and rugged landscape.
We provide round trip transportation from various Las Vegas hotels, or you can choose to meet us at our check-in desk located in the Hacienda Hotel & Casino on Highway 93 just outside of historic Boulder City. You'll board comfortable tour buses for transportation to the restricted launch area at the base of the Hoover Dam at the river's edge.
TOTAL TOUR TIME: Approximately 5 hours (not including Las Vegas transfers)
CHECK IN TIME: 9:15 to 9:30am Daily
Drive Yourself to the Hacienda:
Adult (16 years & older): $92.00*
Child (13 - 15 years): $87.00
Child (5 - 12 years): $58.00
Las Vegas Round-trip Transportation**:
Per Person : $49.00
Hoover Dam Postcard Tours
Spectacular views from the Colorado River
This is absolutely the best photo opportunity of the Hoover Dam and Colorado River!
From the Hacienda Hotel and Casino, 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 a 30-minute river raft float
CHECK IN TIME: 10:15 to 10:30 am Daily
$33.00 per person
Colorado River Exploration Tour
Explore Nevada's rugged, western past
Starting on the Las Vegas strip, travel back in time on a scenic ride to Eldorado Canyon. Visit the historic Eldorado Canyon's Techatticup Mine. Learn about one of Nevada's earliest industries and-second to gaming - its most prosperous.
Along the way, you will learn about the early explorers of the Las Vegas Valley and how the Colorado River helped or hindered their exploration. Be prepared to see historical buildings, an actual gold mine, geological wonders, and native desert big horn sheep. Then it is down to Nelson's Landing to board our raft for your Colorado River adventure to Willow Beach.
This tour stops along the shore to give you a chance to enjoy the cool, clear and calm waters of the Colorado River. You might take this opportunity to enjoy the box lunch provided while watching and listening to the sights and sounds of this magnificent desert.
TOTAL TOUR TIME: Approximately 8 hours door to door
CHECK IN TIME: 8:00am to 9:00am Tuesday and Friday-depending on the
location of your hotel.
Departs/Returns Las Vegas:
Adult (16 years & older): $199.00*
Child (13 - 15 years): $194.00
Child (12 & under): $126.00