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Visit the Hoover Dam on this all-inclusive tour from Las Vegas with a small group. With a knowledgeable guide, learn about the history and mechanics of the dam through engaging and informative commentary. Walk through the displays and exhibits at the Visitor Center, then take the Powerplant tour. The highlight is a 45-minute 'Walk on the Top'; this tour is one of the only excursions from Las Vegas to offer this feature. Round-trip transportation from Las Vegas hotels and a restaurant lunch are included. 

Highlights

  • 6.5-hour day trip to the Hoover Dam from Las Vegas
  • Walk on the spectacular Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge for an incredible view and one-of-a-kind photo adventure
  • Take a Powerplant tour down into the walls of the Black Canyon
  • Enjoy a 1-hour guided Walk on the Top tour to see the spillway
  • Benefit from knowledgeable guides that provide a sightseeing tour with a difference
  • Lunch and round-trip transport by minivan included

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

This tour is run by a local family that's super knowledgeable about Hoover Dam and Las Vegas. It's a comprehensive, small-group experience that includes a guided walking tour over the top of the dam for some incredible photo ops!

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What You Can Expect

Ultimate Hoover Dam Tour

Guided walk over Hoover Dam

Following pickup at select Las Vegas hotels, climb in to the climate-controlled van for the 45-minute drive to the Hoover Dam. Get to know your guide and small group along the way, learning about Hoover Dam history through your guide's commentary.

Upon arrival, start your visit with the Powerplant Tour. Descend 524 feet (160 meters) into the walls of the Black Canyon to see the Nevada Powerwing. Stroll through the generators and see the enormous pipe inside one of the diversion tunnels. After poking around in the depths of the earth, take the elevator back up to the Visitor Center. Get a full picture of the Hoover Damn's history through the exhibits and displays that show the building of the dam and its daily operations.

The highlight of this tour is the Walk on the Top portion: trek over the top of the dam itself for 45 minutes. This excursion is one of the only from Las Vegas to offer this option. Pause for photographs of Lake Mead before hopping back into your minivan to head back to Las Vegas.

During the trip home, stop for lunch and a chocolate factory to fuel up after your day of learning, seeing and doing. 

Your 6.5-hour tour concludes with drop-off back at your hotel in Las Vegas. 

Itinerary

Sample Menu Options (choose one):
  • Half fresh-baked turkey breast sandwich and homemade soup of the day
  • Grilled chicken breast sandwich served with homemade cucumber salad
  • BBQ pulled pork sandwich served with fries
  • Boulder burger and fries (1/3 lb burger served with lettuce, tomato and condiments on the side)
  • Avocado, lettuce, tomato and cheddar cheese sandwich on wheat bread, served with homemade cucumber salad
  • Garden salad with cheddar cheese, tomatoes, olives, broccoli and sliced egg

Customer Reviews

Robert K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Enjoyed the tour, especially being able to go down into the inner workings to view the actual generators. My husband enjoyed the amazing view from the bypass bridge, while I waited on the side to see his photos later. Tour was very informative and well organized. Well worth the experience!

John C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Superb - as usual - been on this tour several times over the past few years. Good day out. Good and entertaining guide. Preferred lunch at the Bolder Dam Hotel but now we had lunch at Omelette Bar.

Colin H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Tour was awesome and the chaps were really friendly and informed. The day seemed to fly by. Really recommend this trip

DIANE D T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

The trip was entertaining and educational. Nice job!

Michael B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This was a great tour. Our guide was both knowledgeable and entertaining.

Anna R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Excellent Tour! The guides were very knowledgeable and friendly. Highly recommended!

Edward F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great time, well worth it..... Ed

Dorothy R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Wally and I really enjoyed our tour to the Hoover Dam!! Jeff the driver, who, we were reminded to tell him Jeff, both hands on the wheel!!! did an awesome job. Jason our guide, just made the trip very enjoyable, funny, not boring at all, told us of numerous facts and info about not only the dam, but of the areas that we were seeing on our trip to the dam and also on the way back. This was our first trip like this, and both guys made it very enjoyable, they helped in getting all the passengers to feel comfortable enough to interact with each other. So we also met some very nice and enjoyable people from other areas in our world. Jason always told us what to expect when we got to the dam and also, where he would be at all times, and where Jeff would be with the bus. Jason was always in control of our group from the first hello to the last goodbye, without being overbearing. The stop at the museum and the food at the restaurant was really good. Everything was so very well organized. We just sat back and truly enjoyed. Thank you for a great time!!!

Raymond D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Highly recommend this tour. It was well organized, and the staff were welcoming and made the experience memorable.

LYNDA G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Friends recommended your tour to us. We appreciated the entire tour. Our guide, Jason, and driver, Tom, were both excellent.

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