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  • Location:Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Duration:4 - 6 hours

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While you're in Las Vegas, take a visit to Red Rock Canyon, one of the Mojave Desert's most beautiful attractions. Choose a leisurely six-hour tour, or go for the four-hour afternoon express option if your time in Las Vegas is limited.

Highlights

  • Guided sightseeing tour of the Red Rock Canyon from Las Vegas
  • Leisurely 13-mile (21-kilometer) scenic loop
  • Calico Hills, roasting pits and petroglyphs at Willow Springs
  • Lunch (six-hour tour only)
  • Choice of six-hour day trip or express four-hour tour
  • Pick-up and drop-off from most Las Vegas hotels

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

The Strip isn't the only visually stunning landmark in Vegas! Take in the gorgeous scenery and learn about the Native Americans who once lived in Red Rock Canyon on this quick and easy sojourn into the desert.

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Red Rock Canyon Tour

Red Rock Canyon Tour

Red Rock Canyon Tour (6-hours)
After hotel pickup, head to the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area to travel along the leisurely 13-mile (21-kilometer) scenic loop. Stops along the way include the colorful sandstone Calico Hills, limestone Indian roasting pits and the petroglyphs at Willow Springs. The tour continues with a visit to Spring Mountain State Park, a ranch once owned by eccentric millionaire Howard Hughes.

Red Rock Express Tour (4-hours)

The afternoon express tour begins with custom van transportation from your hotel to the spectacular Red Rock Canyon, where you will hear about past explorers and the canyon's unique geography and wildlife. Next, you'll take a smooth ride around the scenic loop.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Wow, if you've been to the Grand Canyon and want more fabulous scenery then this is the trip for you. Red Rock Canyon is only about 25km outside Las Vegas and with an organised trip quite relaxing. You first stop off at the visitor centre before starting on the Red Rock Canyon loop which is about 13km long. Our guide Jerry was very knowledgeable and kept us topped up with facts through the whole trip.. Once you have finished the loop, you are then taken to a ranch for lunch and a tour around a Ranch house. A good day out but remember plenty of sun screen!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

The Red Rock canyon tour was the expected hit for my family when we visited Las Vegas. It was low exercise and easy for my parents who are septuagenarians. The scenery within the comfortable bus and at the eight or so stops was breathtaking. And our tour guide Ralph was fantastic. His knowledge was encyclopedic and he really engaged us all with the geologic and more recent history of the canyon.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Good day trip. Nice scenery and very different.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Fabulous scenery. Would have liked more time at the visitors centre. Very enjoyable and recommend it to get out of Vegas for a while.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

This was a great tour! There was only one other couple, so it felt like a private tour. Our guide/driver was knowledgeable, friendly, and caring. The vistas in the canyon were amazing.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

It was an excellent tour and we were really glad we did it! The tour was extremely well planned and our tour guide Marc was really funny, explained a lot, and reacted to the group. As only five people attended it felt a bit like a private tour. We did a lot of stops on the scenic loop to take photos and even had time for some hiking. Lunch was at Spring Mountain Ranch, which was a really nice place as well. I can only recommend this tour!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

I can't recommend this tour highly enough - we had a great time. The day was extremely well planned with a prompt pick up from our hotel. Ralph, the tour guide, was a geology expert and gave a really well informed talk as we toured. There were frequent opportunities to stop and take photos, ask questions and just take in this awe inspiring scenery. There wasn't too much walking for those who found it hard to get around, an air conditioned bus and plenty of water to keep you hydrated. Lunch was at the Spring Mountain Ranch - taken under the trees surrounded by spectacular views, with just birdsong to break the silence. The Ranch is a haven - a welcome respite from the hustle and bustle of the Strip. Not a sound from the modern world!

What more can I say - we loved it!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

We joined the six hour trip, but only six people attended. It turns out to be a private tour. Adam is very knowledgeable and provides a lot of useful information about Red Rock Canyon, beyond purely following the itinerary. The place itself is very rich in educational resource on geological and ecological sciences. It is highly recommended for family with students.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Gary was a great guide! Pickup at the hotel was prompt and the ride was cool and comfortable. I really enjoyed all the sights to see in this desert landscape and definitely recommend this tour.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

nice change of pace from the city. tour guide extremely knowledgeable about area and history. would definitely recommend it.

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