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From Las Vegas: Area 51 Full-Day Tour

4.8 / 5

36 reviews

Activity provider: Adventure Tours

From Las Vegas: Area 51 Full-Day Tour

Activity provider: Adventure Tours

From US$ 217.33 per person

Experience the unexpected and visit the world's most top secret military facility on a full-day tour to Area 51 from Las Vegas. Discover the real home of the "X Files" and more.

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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup optional
Pick-up possible from any hotel on the Las Vegas Strip or downtown.
Private or small groups available


  • Discover the airline that doesn't exist with a visit to "Janet Airlines" at McCarren Airport
  • Drive along the "Extraterrestrial Highway"
  • Journey to the infamous Black Mailbox meeting place for UFO enthusiasts
  • Stand at the absolute perimeter of the "top secret" Area 51 military base
Full description

Indulge your love of conspiracies and government secrets on this your around Area 51. See ancient petroglyphs and visit the spots where UFOs have recently been sighted.

See the airline that "doesn't exist" at McCarren International Airport before making your way to the Area 51 airbase on Groom Lake that also didn't exist for decades - according to officials. Travel through some of the most desolate but scenic deserts in the world to get there. Marvel at the ancient Indian petroglyphs and explore the mysterious dry lake where recent sightings of UFOs have been reported. Continue along the "Extraterrestrial Highway" to arrive at Little A'le' Inn, a scene of numerous movies including "Independence Day."

Find a wealth of information and souvenirs about the top-secret area, and enjoy a burger before going to the infamous Black Mailbox to explore a sacred meeting place for UFO enthusiasts. Arrive at the absolute perimeter of Area 51 through an unexplained "mutant" Joshua tree forest, where guards stand watch with detection devices and cameras mounted among the cacti. Wave at the heavily armed guards, if you dare.

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation by luxury SUV
  • Lunch
  • Unlimited bottled water and snacks
    Not suitable for
    • Pregnant women
    • People with back problems
    • People with mobility impairments
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Hat
    • Comfortable clothes
    • Sunscreen

    Not allowed

    • Drones

    Know before you go

    • This tour operates daily for combined parties of 4 people or more
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 36 reviews

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    This was fun! I took my girlfriend for her bday since she is really into this topic. We both had a blast! Dennis was our tour guide and I highly recommend requesting him. He’s super fun, has the best jokes, is full of knowledge, takes great pictures, I mean the list goes on and on! He knows all the best locations to take you and gas all the knowledge of things even outside of Area 51. Lunch was really good! Was not expecting it to be a diner so that was a great surprise. The food was really good! We had the Alien burger and the chili cheese dog. They have other options too. They provide a cool guide at the beginning that tells you facts about Area 51, gives you a map of the area you’ll be exploring, and has cool random facts about Las Vegas. Dennis also has a cool friend to take a pic with if you’re lucky! Definitely would recommend this experience.

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    October 5, 2022

    Awesome day trip in a small group of people to the edge of Area 51. I would totally recommend this to everyone who is interested in what's going on there and loves aliens ;-) Dennis was a really kind and caring driver and guide who took us to all the interesting places and told us a lot of information throughout the whole day. He made this trip even more special and unforgettable.

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    August 23, 2022

    The tour is amazing, because those guys take you to places you'd never find when you where traveling alone. What was a bit disappointing was, that the guide was not telling any storys / myths or anything to make it more adventurous. You have to keep motivate yourself throughout the tour

    November 27, 2019

    Product ID: 47582