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Hoover Dam Experience from Las Vegas

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icon6 hours  (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English

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What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Face masks provided for travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

Get beyond Las Vegas to explore Nevada’s history and landscape on a 6-hour tour to Boulder City, the Hoover Dam, and Lake Mead, including a two-hour Power Plant Tour at the Hoover Dam. This 6-hour Hoover Dam excursion includes pickup and drop-off at most Las Vegas hotels, entrance fees, and transport by air-conditioned coach. Both morning and afternoon departure times are available.
  • 6-hour trip from Las Vegas to the Hoover Dam
  • See Boulder City and Lake Mead
  • Guided Power Plant Tour included
  • Free time to shop and eat at the dam
  • All entrance fees included
  • Tour is wheelchair accessible
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Departure Point

Las Vegas, NV, USA

Traveler pickup is offered

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Choose the departure time that suits your schedule, then leave the city for a scenic, 33-mile (53-km) drive through the desert, passing historic Boulder City on your way to the Hoover Dam. Learn about the dam workers who lived in Boulder City in the early 1930s, and get views across Lake Mead, the second-largest manmade lake in the Western Hemisphere.

You’ll cross over the top of the dam, then pause for 15 to 20 minutes at the Arizona Lookout, which offers a great perspective on the entire dam area, including the Bypass Bridge.

The next stop is the Hoover Dam Visitors Center, where you’ll join the two-hour Power Plant Tour. Learn about the history of the dam on a tour that combines exhibits, film presentations, and guides, and get a good overview of how the massive dam functions.

Following your Power Plant Tour, you’ll have some free time to shop or visit the Hoover Dam restaurant, then begin the return trip to Las Vegas, where this tour concludes with drop-off at your original departure point.
Itinerary
Pass By:  
The Las Vegas Strip
This exciting tour commences with complimentary hotel pickup. As you make your way to the Hoover Dam, you will drive through historic Boulder City, home of the Hoover Dam construction workers in the early 1930's. You will also travel past Lake Mead, the second largest man-made lake in the Western Hemisphere, before crossing over the top of the Dam with closeup views of the architecture, penstocks and Arizona Spillway.
Stop At:  
Hoover Dam
This exciting tour commences with complimentary hotel pickup. As you make your way to the Hoover Dam, you will drive through historic Boulder City, home of the Hoover Dam construction workers in the early 1930's. You will also travel past Lake Mead, the second largest man-made lake in the Western Hemisphere, before crossing over the top of the Dam with closeup views of the architecture, penstocks and Arizona Spillway. When the Hoover Dam was completed early in 1935, it was both the world's largest electric power producing facility and the world's largest concrete structure, weighing a total of 6.6 million tons. You will discover a multitude of facts on your tour about this impressive structure.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Hoover Dam Bypass
The Bypass Bridge opened in 2010 stretching nearing 2,000 feet long and 840 feet above the Colorado River, making it the second highest bridge in the United States. Ample time is provided for souvenir shopping and purchase of food items at the Dam restaurant. This is truly an exciting and very educational experience that will provide you with a thorough overview of this fascinating, 80 year old, civil engineering wonder of the world.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Rest room facilities available at the Arizona Lookout and the Visitors Center
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 56 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Sweetours

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

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Hoover Dam Experience from Las Vegas?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Hoover Dam Experience from Las Vegas.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Hoover Dam Experience from Las Vegas?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Hoover Dam Experience from Las Vegas.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Hoover Dam Experience from Las Vegas?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Hoover Dam Experience from Las Vegas.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Hoover Dam Experience from Las Vegas?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Hoover Dam Experience from Las Vegas.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Hoover Dam Experience from Las Vegas?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 56 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Hoover Dam Experience from Las Vegas.

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  • "Since the shuttle was small, this allowed for easy pick-up and drop off, versus having a large motor coach." See review

Reviews

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Excellent experience
Courtney_S
, Mar 2020
Driver was excellent and knowledgeable. Wish we would have had a little more time at the Dam. Loved the extra stops though!
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Excessive Line caused us to not be able to see power plant that was included in purchase for 4 people.
Bill_P
, Mar 2020
Hoover dam was awesome, however, I could not attend the power plant due to the over 2 hour wait to get in. Sat at pickup area for 4:15 as told by driver, did not depart until 5:30 from location. I was not returned to my hotel until 7 pm, causing me to miss multiple sessions at the convention I was here for.
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Melissa_S
, Mar 2020
Loved it!! Quick,informative and great views. Driver who looked like Guy Fieri was awesome. He gave such great detail and history!!! Take his advice!
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The driver
Carlos_P
, Mar 2020
Our driver Mark was well informed, funny, and he made the trip well worth it. We got more information about Las Vegas and the hoover dam on our ride.
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Excellent
Monica_G
, Mar 2020
Dirt the driver was great, nice experience and knowledgeable. Bus was clean beautiful day. Nice stops.
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Excellent
Monica_G
, Mar 2020
Driver was great, on time and knowledgeable. Bus was clean comfortable. Dirt is awesome. Beautiful pictures, day
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Hoover dam
Mary
, Mar 2020
Great trip!! Definitely worth it!! Our tour guide was Angela was so much fun!! Nice having part of guided and then part on our own! Would go again!!
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Well planned and fun trip!
Donna
, Mar 2020
Tour was well planned. The driver was pleasant and lots of information about the area as we traveled to the Dam. I enjoyed the museum area of the tour and the observatory area. Fascinating how the dam was built!
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The dam tour
Dorothy_K
, Mar 2020
Angela was super! I wasn’t able to go the elevator because I have a icd and my husband went as he was never there before. Angela kept me company and had lunch with me while waiting for the tour to be over. A very knowledgeable person that truly loves her job!
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excellent
Jennifer_S
, Mar 2020
The bus driver(Mark) was funny and informative! The bus was clean and comfortable. I haven't apparently said enough and this area. so I am writing more
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