Hoover Dam (photo by Kyle Simourd)

Hoover Dam: Half-Day Tour from Las Vegas

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Key Details
Duration
5.5 hours
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Instant Confirmation
Live Guide
English

Pick-up service

Pick-up is available at Las Vegas hotels.

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What You'll Do
  • Visit the Hoover Dam, one of the 7 Man Made Wonders of the World
  • See the turbine generators that create electricity
  • Take in the views from the Arizona Lookout Point
  • Admire the beautiful blue hues of Lake Mead
Overview
Take a tour from Las Vegas to the Hoover Dam, one of the engineering marvels of the modern world. On this half-day tour you’ll spend 2 hours at the Dam learning about its construction and operation, and get an up-close look at the new bypass bridge.
What to Expect
Take an excursion from Las Vegas to the Hoover Dam, which has long been known as one of the engineering wonders of the world. When the Hoover Dam was completed in 1935 it was both the world's largest electric power-producing facility and the world's largest concrete structure. Currently it ranks as the world's 34th-largest hydroelectric generating station.

During the half-day tour you’ll be able to view the 17 main turbines that generate a maximum of 2,074 megawatts of hydroelectric power. You’ll also take in views of the Dam and Lake Mead from the Arizona Lookout Point, the best viewing spot in the area.

You also get an up-close look at the newly opened Hoover Dam bypass bridge, which is modern feat of engineering, soaring 900 feet above the Colorado River. This bridge is the longest and tallest arch bridge in the western hemisphere.

There is a paddle wheeler cruise on Lake Mead available as an option with this tour.

Please note that this is not the Hard Hat Tour of the Hoover Dam.
What's Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Professional driver/guide
  • Bottled water
  • Hoover Dam tour
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Meals
  • Additional purchases (photos, souvenirs, etc.)
Meeting Point

Pick-up is provided at your Las Vegas hotel. You will be advised of your exact pick-up time when you reconfirm your tour.

Know Before You Go
Cancelation Policy:
Tours canceled within 24 hours are non-refundable. Tours canceled between 24 hours and 30 days incur a USD 50 administration fee.

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