5 star rating: Highly Recommended 139 Reviews

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  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Duration:  4 hours (approx.)
See the Hoover Dam in style aboard a Hummer H2. On your way to the dam, watch a DVD in the Hummer that will prepare you for your tour. At Hoover Dam, you’ll get the full experience on the Discovery Tour that includes taking an elevator 500 feet (152.4 m) down into the walls of the Black Canyon to see the power plant generators.

Highlights

  • Hoover Dam Hummer H2 Tour
  • Take the guided Hoover Dam Discovery Tour filled with murals, maps and photos of the dam’s history
  • Ride an elevator 500 feet down into the Black Canyon
  • Tour the 650-foot Nevada wing of the power plant and its eight huge generators
  • Enjoy panoramic views of Lake Mead and the Colorado River from the observation deck

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

If you're looking for a novel way to travel to Hoover Dam, this might be for you. You'll get great views of Lake Mead and the Bypass Bridge from the six-passenger Hummer, and the Discovery Tour at the dam is very impressive.

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What You Can Expect

Hoover Dam Hummer Tour

Hoover Dam Hummer H2 Tour

A day trip from Las Vegas to the Hoover Dam should be done in luxury – let a driver pick you up at your Las Vegas hotel in a specially equipped Hummer H2 and drive you south to the Hoover Dam. On the way, you can watch a DVD about the dam; you’ll fill up on quick facts as you travel through Boulder City, past Lake Mead and through the entrance of the Black Canyon. When you reach the dam, you’ll be ready for the Discovery Tour.

What to see and do on the Discovery Tour:
Theater Level Displays: Wander through the photos, maps, murals and displays that document the history of the Hoover Dam. Watch the video, How the West was Won, which details the Bureau of Reclamation’s part in growing food and taming the rivers and the desert.

The Power Plant Generators: Plummet 500 feet (152.4 m) down into the Black Canyon’s walls on the dam elevators and walk through the 250-foot (76.2 m) tunnel drilled out of rock. You’ll see the Nevada wing of the power plant, which is 650 feet (198.12 m) long, and its eight generators.

The Exhibit Gallery: Head up to the Plaza Level and browse the exhibits that feature the region’s natural history and show how the dam used to be operated and how it operates today.

Don’t forget your camera – in addition to the stunning views, you may get lucky and spot big horn sheep.

Your total tour duration is inclusive of hotel pickup and drop-off and travel time to and from the Dam; you will have approximately 2-hours at the Dam for touring.

Please note: the listed price does not include a $5 per person fuel surcharge, payable at the time of tour check-in.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Guide was early at pickup and the Hummer was comfortable. The guide was friendly and informative and had a wealth of knowledge. Would highly recommend.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Absolutely superb. The Hummer was waiting for us at the hotel pick up point promptly at 7:30 am. We were a party of 4 and had the Hummer to ourselves. Our guide was friendly, courteous and very knowledgeable. He provided advice and guidance on how to get the best out of our time at the Dam and we made it on to the fist tour of the day. He also provided lots of commentary on places of interest that we passed i.e. Boulder City. First class trip and definitely recommend.

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