El Dorado Canyon and Gold Mine Trip

Nevada, United States

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6 hours (Approx.)
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Offered in: English


This off-road ATV or UTV adventure from Las Vegas offers intrepid travelers the opportunity to explore El Dorado Canyon and the spooky Techatticup 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 Techatticup gold mines
  • Lunch under a covered pavilion
  • Professional instruction
  • Helmets, goggles and gloves provided
  • Pick-up and drop-off from most Las Vegas hotels

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

Going off-road takes you to rugged and remote areas missed by most visitors.

Inclusions & Exclusions


  • ATV or UTV (based on option selected)
  • Helmets, goggles and gloves
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Eldorado Canyon Mine Tours


  • Gratuities

Departure & Return

Departure Point

Tour departs from most centrally located Las Vegas hotels

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

What To Expect

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 Techatticup 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.

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Minimum age is 16 years to operate the vehicles with a valid drivers license
  • Riders under 18 years must have a parent or guardian sign a consent waiver
  • All participants are required to sign a damage waiver. The minimum charge is USD$150 should a vehicle be rolled or tipped, regardless of whether any damage is visible.
  • ATVs have seat belts, are fully automatic (no shifting required) and easy to operate.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Viator Traveler's Reviews

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Karen L
, Mar 2019

You need to book this trip! Sherman was our tour guide and really made the trip. We had 8 people in our group and 7 out of the 8 of us never had been on a quad. They had a ball! The gold mine was icing on the cake, from the mine tour to talking with the owner, you really need to take this tour.

Frank M
, Dec 2018

Great adventure, the guide, Sherman was fantastic, definitely a highlight of our Vegas trip. The sights were great and the mines history was terrfic

, Oct 2018

Fun and informative time on the atv's and walking thru the mines. Total enjoyment of time from pick-up to drop off ! Sherman was awesome in his knowledge of everything .. Hope to see ya on the next visit soon . David and Miss. Mona

Linda R
, Aug 2018

This was my first time on the atv and let me say it was a little intimidating. I had to stay back from a steep hill or two but overall was amazing driving through the desert and going in the mine was interesting. Lunch was simple and perfect. All in all was a great time and I would recommend.

Walter K
, Jul 2018

Our guide Sherman picked us up at our hotel early and whisked us out to our starting point. All of the employees and owners of the store were great and made our experience fantastic. I would highly recommend this trip for anyone! Take a quad, it is way more fun than the UTV!

Mario A
, Apr 2018

Was such a fun, informative time!

Candice L W
, Jan 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
, Dec 2017

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

Thomas P
, Nov 2017

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

Christina E
, 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.

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