Ultimate Hoover Dam Tour

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Ultimate Hoover Dam Tour
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#1. We have a designated driver AND a separate step-on guide.

#2. Limiting pick-ups to 7, saves up to 2 hr (Pulling into every hotel is very time consuming), and so we beat the traffic, and get to the dam before the crowds do.

#3. Hoover Dam Bypass bridge for the best pictures of Hoover Dam.

#4. Hoover Dam. Admission to the Nevada Power-plant is included. (Be Aware: We are not responsible when this item is shut for security or repairs a few days a year)

#5. Don't forget the visitors center & museum.

#6. Our signature tour, the exclusive "Walk on the Top" (45 min fully guided tour over Hoover Dam. Guide might touch on subjects like: water, electricity, generators, intake towers, outlet works, concrete, high-scalers, earthquakes, deaths and more. Don't forget, ask questions.

#7. Off to relax over a hot lunch.

#8. Plenty of info & trivia on the way back.

#9. Complimentary Mac King tickets ($45 value)

BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE: As members of ABTA and ATAS we are 100% financially bonded. You can book your day trip with us in absolute confidence, no matter where in the world you are.

In Brief

Location:
Las Vegas, United States
Country:
United States
Duration:
6 hours 30 minutes
Operates:
Monday to Saturday
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Itinerary
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Pass By: The Strip, S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109

We proudly offer a designated bus driver (for safety) and step-on tour guide (for entertainment and information). Our drivers do not double as tour guides.

Start your tour with pickup from select Las Vegas hotels and we don't take you to a central location to reload onto a different bus. You will go out on the bus you were picked up in. Limiting pick-ups and traveling on one bus allows us to save time and get back early. It can take hours to pull in and out of every hotel. By limiting pick-ups to 7 we are usually the first bus company to Hoover Dam. En route, your guide entertains and answers questions Hoover Dam, its history and/or the Las Vegas area.


Stop At: Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, 5100 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89119-3232

We include a photo stop at the famous Welcome to Las Vegas Sign - Our guides will show you the best place to stand to get your photos to create a happy memory of your time in Vegas.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Boulder City, Boulder City, Nevada

Travel through historic Boulder City, viewing the quaint Dingbat houses which were built for the Dam Workers, and the historic Hoover Dam Hotel

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Hoover Dam Bypass, U.S. Route 93, Las Vegas, NV

Our buses have an added treat, a photo stop at the new Hoover Dam bypass bridge for the single best view available of Hoover Dam. Get those cameras ready for the best selfie ever!

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Hoover Dam Access Road, Boulder City, NV 89109

Walk on the Top tour — This is an exclusive, fully guided, comprehensive 45-minute walk over the top of the dam.
Your knowledgeable guide will touch on such things as electricity, outlet works, intake towers, concrete, diversion tunnels, water/drought, deaths, wages, earthquakes, artwork, WWII, connection, rumors & more...

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Hoover Dam Access Road, Boulder City, NV 89109

On arrival, you’ll begin with a generator viewing (10 Min). Travel 524 feet (160 meters) into the walls of Black Canyon to view the Nevada power-plant, generators and a 30-foot-diameter (9-meter) pipe inside one of the four giant diversion tunnels.
(This portion is not guaranteed; it can be closed a few days each year by the Department or Reclamation due to security or repairs issues. If it is the sole reason you are going tot he dam we recommend you call the dam and check the day prior to your tour.)

Next, head into the Hoover Dam Visitor Center where you can see the history of Hoover Dam and view numerous exhibits that explain how the dam was built, how it operates and who benefits from the water and electricity.


Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Omelet House, 316 N Boulder Hwy, Henderson, NV 89015, USA

Relax and enjoy pleasant conversation with fellow travelers over a hot made-to-order sit down lunch on the way back to Las Vegas.

As you drive back to town, you might hear Vegas trivia about topics such like the mafia, casino moguls, activities, restaurant deals and more before being dropped off. Each guide has a unique style and information.

Duration: 30 minutes

Inclusions

  • Professional guide
  • Government's Power Plant Tour (subject to availability)
  • Government's Visitor Center and Exhibit Tour
  • Walk On The Top Tour
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop off (selected hotels only)
  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Complimentary ticket to the Mac King Comedy Magic Show (A $45 Value!)
  • Entry/Admission - Hoover Dam
  • Entry/Admission - Omelet House

Exclusions

  • Gratuities

Departure Time

7:30 AM

Departure Point

1: Golden Nugget Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, 129 East Fremont St, Las Vegas, NV 89101, USA
2: Circus Circus Drive, Circus Circus Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA
3: Treasure Island, 3300 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA
4: Bally's Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, 3645 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA
5: Park MGM Las Vegas, 3770 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA
6: Excalibur Hotel & Casino, 3850 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89109, USA
7: Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower, 2000 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89104, USA

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The interior tour is not recommended for people that suffer from claustrophobia, who have pacemakers or defibrillators
  • Transportation is not wheelchair accessible however wheelchairs are available for rent for approximately USD $5 at the Dam. If you require a wheelchair at the Dam please let your tour guide know.
  • The Hoover Dam is a government-operated facility. Elevator closures to the generator rooms may happen without notice due to mechanical or security issues
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

After all the times we’ve been to LV, finally decided to do some “touristy” activities😁 We enjoyed the tour and the stops we got to make. Even with a flat on the way, luckily while we were just a short walk away which I actually I liked, they didn’t miss a beat and handled it wonderfully. Great job!
• Submitted 24 Feb 2020
On time. Learned quite a lot about the dam, it's construction, the politics of the project and some of the human stories behind it's building. Power plant tour is easy to navigate.
• Submitted 24 Feb 2020
Trevor was great dam guide! He was very well informed, he gave us all kinds of information throughout the whole dam tour and kept us laughing constantly. Gary, the dam tour bus driver was excellent as well. This is THE tour to take!
• Submitted 17 Feb 2020
What an amazing trip. We were well looked after during the day and this was such a well organised tour. Don't have anything bad to say about it. This is a must see and make sure you add the power plant part of the tour as this is a great addition. Special shout out to our tour guide Jason as well. This man kept us amused all day with his brilliant anecdotes. Loved this tour from start to finish.
• Submitted 17 Feb 2020
Our guide Jason was entertaining From the beginning to the end of the tour. Gary the bus driver made it a safe trip
• Submitted 17 Feb 2020
Picked up on time. Superb trip with trez and Gary. Very knowledgeable and funny we learned a lot and laughed a lot. Lunch was good as well 😀
• Submitted 12 Feb 2020
Although we began our day early, it was necessary to do all the things that were included in the tour. Our guide was knowledgeable, flexible, and quite humorous. He was able to adjust the order of stops, and add some stops to the tour to accommodate the group. We stopped for lunch on the way back, and although it was a set number of choices, our guide was able to make changes in the menu for some of the guests. Overall, an excellent day.
• Submitted 11 Feb 2020
Jason and Gary are the best! They took the time to get to know you. This trip is definitely worth your money. Jason kept us entertained and engaged!
• Submitted 10 Feb 2020
Trip was fantastic and our guide Jason did an incredible job. The trip was both informative and very funny.
• Submitted 03 Feb 2020
GREAT Tour. Trez was a very entertaining and knowledgeable tour guide. Felix was a very skilled and capable driver. Had a great time and highly recommend booking this tour. You will not be disappointed.
• Submitted 03 Feb 2020
This tour was very well organized. Since my hotel was not one of the pick up points, I used Uber to make my way to Bally's, where I met Jason, our tour guide, and Gary our driver. Both were very professional and pleasant to be with during the day. After picking up our other stops, we made our way to Hoover Dam with Jason explaining points of interest on the way. Once there, we had the opportunity to see the dam from the bridge above. What a sight to behold. Once returning to the bus, we made our way down to the dam, travelled over to the Arizona side and then returned to the garage at the Hoover Dam. Jason gave us much information about the dam with our walk along the top of the dam and then guided us to the elevators that took us down to the pumping stations. Once that was completed, and we had ample time to check out the gift shop, we met up with Jason again. He gave us cards which had our choices for lunch. We then made our way to the lunch destination and had a very nice lunch. All in all it was a great day and Jason made the travel more enjoyable by sharing his knowledge of the area.
• Submitted 03 Feb 2020
Trez and Felix were amazing. Great way to see the Dam. The trip is well worth the money and learning experience.
• Submitted 31 Jan 2020
Fun and entertaining. Jason was funny and informative. Highly recommend this tour to everyone, the lunch was fabulous!
• Submitted 20 Jan 2020
Our guide Trevor and bus driver Margaret were excellent. We had a little delay due to a mechanical issue with the bus but a replacement bus was delivered quickly. Highly recommend this tour!
• Submitted 06 Jan 2020
“Taz” was our tour guide and he was amazing! He made this trip worth every penny we paid for it! He was full of information that we never would have gotten by going there on our own and his humor was fun and spot on!!! Thanks for a great day we will never forget!!! I would recommend this tour to anyone!!!
• Submitted 02 Jan 2020
Awesome sight from the new bridge. It was so great to see the internal workings of the dam ... especially for my boyfriend who enjoy every minute of the tour.
• Submitted 31 Dec 2019
Jason and Gary were great. Jason kept us laughing all day and was very knowledgeable. The lunch was very good.
• Submitted 20 Dec 2019
This was a great tour! The guide Trevor kept us entertained the entire trip. I could not have been more satisfied
• Submitted 16 Dec 2019
Our tour guide was maybe the best part. He was hilarious and extremely knowledgeable. We learned so much more about Nevada and Arizona than just the Dam. Not only that but when we got to the Dam I didn't have to spend 3 hours reading every plaque because I already heard it from Trevor (tour guide). Don't skimp on the price and decide to so it without this company. I promise you it is worth every penny.
• Submitted 16 Dec 2019
We had an awesome tour w crazy Jason and captain Kirkland!! Very informative and fun!! Our fam of adults really enjoyed it!!
• Submitted 12 Dec 2019
trez was friendly and knowledgeable and funny as hell, and kirkland was very kind and a great driver. they made sure we got to see the famous las vegas sign on our way out, and trez was patient and expert about getting great shots of the whole group in front of it. the tour itself was organized and efficient, and what i thought was gonna be kinda boring turned out to be really interesting and even exciting. lunch on the way back was extremely tasty too! i highly recommend doing this tour if you have the time; it’s worth every penny!
• Submitted 25 Nov 2019
Jason, my tour guide of the Ultimate Hoover Dam was wonderful. Personable, funny, entertaining and knowledgeable. He made the trip fun and easy to become acquainted with the other people on the tour. The Hoover Dam was spectacular and the tour of the inside was very informative.
• Submitted 25 Nov 2019
I've been wanting to visit Hoover Dam for awhile, and this is a great day trip to experience. Trez was a great tour guide. He was not only super informative but hilarious. Just wish I had a little more time to explore Hoover Dam.
• Submitted 22 Nov 2019
Our guide Trez was so engaging that the time just flew by. He was very informative, as well as funny. I'm very glad I booked this tour.
• Submitted 20 Nov 2019

In Brief

Location:
Las Vegas, United States
Country:
United States
Duration:
6 hours 30 minutes
Operates:
Monday to Saturday

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