• Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Duration: 6 hours (approx.)
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This off-road ATV or UTV adventure from Las Vegas offers intrepid travelers the opportunity to explore El Dorado Canyon and the spooky Techatticcup gold mine like never before. Navigate the back canyons, long-forgotten areas and remote regions of this desolate location on a memorable half-day tour with lunch and round-trip hotel transport included.


  • Half-day tour of El Dorado Canyon from Las Vegas
  • Ride a fully automatic ATV or UTV
  • Guided tour of the Techatticcup gold mines
  • Lunch under a covered pavilion
  • Professional instruction
  • Helmets, goggles and gloves provided
  • Pick-up and drop-off from most Las Vegas hotels

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El Dorado Canyon and Gold Mine Trip

El Dorado Canyon and Gold Mine Trip

Your El Dorado Canyon and Gold Mine Trip from Las Vegas transport you from the glittering lights of the famous Strip to the desolate landscapes surrounding the Colorado River. Navigate through cactus forests, red rock formations and mountain ranges that lead to the Grand Canyon on this exciting half-day trip. 

After hotel pick up, you’ll be transported to the launch site where you'll get on your fully automatic ATV or UTV and receive a safety and operations orientation before hitting the trail with your professional guide. 

Cruise through the rugged terrain under big open skies before settling in for a walking tour of the Techatticcup mine. Your guide will explain how the deep shafts here are believed to be haunted as you make your way through the spaces where miners once searched for gold. 

Your tour includes lunch in Old West Town, a restored 19th-century mining camp.  Get a taste of history as you tuck into a picnic lunch surrounded by desert landscapes before making your way back to Las Vegas.

Customer Reviews

Mario A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Was such a fun, informative time!

Candice L W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

Our trip was excellent. Jarrod was a great guide and we enjoyed his knowledge and concern for our enjoyment of the trip. I highly recommend the trip and Jarrod.

Estelle S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Great fun tour to get away from the craziness of the Vegas strip.

Thomas P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

Great guide - made the day fun. Would do it again.

Christina E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2017

Tour was awesome! Enjoyed every moment. Ed, my tour guide, was very kind as I am not the most skilled ATV rider. He was also quite knowledgeable about the area and answered all of my questions thoroughly. Having had a long flight the day before, I appreciated that it was only a short ride from the Strip. Morning pick up was quite punctual. Worth the money.

Gurjeet D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2017

best atv ride ever


5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

This was a birthday present from my wife and what a great one it was! We got to ride our ATVS for hours and enjoyed lunch in what feels like an old west ghost town! There were some great antiques around the property and plenty of photo opportunities! Our guide Chad was the best guide I’ve had on a tour; providing loads of history lessons throughout the day & tailoring the tour to our groups needs/wants! Remember to bring cash for the gift shop and to tip your guide as this trip was definitely worth every penny spent!

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

This was a great day in the desert! After being picked up from our hotel, we drove approximately 30 minutes to get to our ATV’s near Techatticcup mine. Once there we had some time to look around at all the old stuff & peruse the gift shop. I had no idea 3000 Miles to Graceland was filmed there! We then rode our ATV’s a little over 2 hours on rough terrain. Our guide Chad was great at giving us breaks when riding and giving us a lot of history lessons! After lunch, we took the gold mine tour where again our guide Chad gave us a plethora of information! Highly recommend this tour to anyone who likes history, the old west, and who likes to go fast!

Emma W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

Loved this trip! Ed was super friendly and very knowledgeable of the area.
I would definitely ensure you have this trip on your to do list. You even get a lunch, what more can you ask for?


5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

We had the best time on this tour. Chad and Wade were great guides and full of comedy. There was 6 of us and everyone agreed this was the best time ever. From the beginning to the end we had fun and experienced life out in the desert. Everyone that likes fun and adventure, this is IT!!! Mary!!!!!

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