Ultimate Hoover Dam Tour

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Nevada, United States

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6 hours 30 minutes (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English

Overview

Visit the Hoover Dam on this all-inclusive tour from Las Vegas. 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 select Las Vegas hotels and a restaurant lunch are included.
  • 6.5-hour day trip to the Hoover Dam from Las Vegas
  • Walk on the spectacular Hoover Dam 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 from select hotels included

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

This is an in-depth guided tour including the powerplant and top of the dam, plus lunch.
Following pickup at select Las Vegas hotels, climb in to the climate-controlled vehicle 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. Stop by the bypass bridge to see the dam from above, before hopping back into your bus to head back to Las Vegas.
During the trip home, stop for lunch to fuel up after your day of learning, seeing and doing. 
Your 6.5-hour tour concludes with drop-off back at your select hotel in Las Vegas.

Itinerary

Sample menu options (subject to change):

• Bean and Cheese burrito covered in ranchero sauce served with shredded lettuce and pico de gallo
• Hot turkey sandwich with cheese on wheat bread with mayo, lettuce and tomato. Served with fresh potato spuds
• Chicken Enchiladas topped with ranchero sauce served with beans, fresh shredded lettuce and pico de gallo
• Fresh homemade spaghetti served with mild Italian Sausage Sauce served with garlic bread
• 1/2 pound burger cooked medium-well with lettuce, tomato and 1000 Island Dressing. Served with  potato spuds
• Veggie burger and fresh cut potato spuds served with lettuce, tomato, pickle and mayo

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mgreekie
, Apr 2019

This was a great tour. Got to go into the Dam and see how it all works.
It's an amazing thing - The Hoover Dam. Just how it was built........how it was accomplished back in those days.

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Frank D
, Apr 2019

Jason our guide provided a very funny, informed and enjoyable Hoover Dam Tour. His patter was amusing if sometimes a little hard for a Baby Boomer to follow. We stopped with plenty of time to view Hoover Dam and the exhibits. Could have used a little more time to walk the O’Callaghan-Tillman Bridge. Lunch was hot and delicious. Gary was a skilled, careful driver. Would recommend this as a fine tour of Hoover Dam but budget a full day.

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Heath M
, Apr 2019

We had Trevor (Trez) as a guide. He was awesome! Very funny and knowledgeable. He made the trip very enjoyable. It was well organized and lunch was great. Highly recommend it!

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Rachel M
, Apr 2019

Steve (the driver) and Trez were both very friendly, had great comradeship and good energy. Trez gave out information along the way and included some comedy in his delivery. It was very easy listening and pleasant. The actually dam was great to see up close and walk around although we didn’t make it on the first elevator down to the power plant tour portion so we got separated from the group (limited space) and had less time to mingle around the top area afterward, to take pictures, see the old dam model, gift shop etc. So that felt very rushed and wasn’t ideal but we still enjoyed seeing what we did. Then we went up to walk on the overpass bridge and you get about 30 min to walk up the path and get that perspective of the dam and see the state line if you hurry! We stopped at a restaurant on the way back which was decent and very organized and we were in and out. Overall great experience, would recommend :)

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Christina H
, Apr 2019

Our tour guide Trevor was extremely knowledgeable and entertaining, and Steve did a great job maneuvering the tour bus. Was an amazing visit which I highly recommend.

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Brigitte P
, Apr 2019

I saw a documentary on the Hoover Dam a few years ago so it was cool to check out the place for real! The tour was fun from the start and filled with random bits of information. I went by myself and enjoyed the tour! :)

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carol W
, Apr 2019

Our guide, Jason, was awesome!! /Very informative about the trip on the way and knew a lot about the dam and how and when it came about. Very impressive. I would recommend the trip to residents as well as out of town guests.

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Patricia C
, Mar 2019

Our guide, Jason, was very entertaining and knew all we needed to know about Hoover Dam. Steve, our driver, maneuvered our tour bus with great expertise. Lunch wasn't bad, either. We had plenty of time to take the tour of the dam, then walk on top of the dam, go to gift shop, etc...All in all, a great experience .

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Jeannette G
, Mar 2019

Had wonderful and funny tour guide. He was knowledgeable and made the bus ride to and from the Hoover dam very enjoyable. The lunch provided was at a restaurant and was delicious. Would definitely recommend this tour with Comedy on deck to my friends!

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Lucy G
, Mar 2019

The lunch was vile next time skip it just offer up snacks to the group. That lunch was the worst part of the trip


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