1. United States
  2. Nevada
  3. Las Vegas
  4. Lake Mead

Hoover Dam from Las Vegas: Express Shuttle or Deluxe Tour

Product ID: 24593
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Explore the engineering marvel that is the Hoover Dam on a fully guided half or full-day tour, with views of the world’s largest manmade lake. Go on the Discovery Tour at the Dam to learn how it was completed on time and under budget.
About this activity
Duration: 4 - 8 hours
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Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, Japanese

Pickup included

Pick-up is available from most Las Vegas hotels. Your exact pick-up time and location will be provide upon reconfirmation of your tour.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a full or half-day express tour of the Hoover Dam and get about 2 hours of Dam time
  • Walk inside the Dam's passageways and learn about the construction and maintenance of the Dam from the official Government guides
  • See a movie presentation about the Hoover Dam
  • Select the full-day Deluxe Option and tour a factory of handcrafted candies
  • Stroll around the largest botanical cactus garden in the world
  • Enjoy views of the world's largest manmade lake as you pass Lake Mead
Full description
Enjoy a full or half-day express tour of the Hoover Dam and discover one of the world’s greatest feats of engineering.

Following a short briefing by your driver, you will drive directly to the Hoover Dam, one of the 7 Manmade Wonders of the World. As you pass Boulder City, you’ll get a magnificent view of Lake Mead, the world’s largest manmade lake.

On arrival at the Hoover Dam, your driver will direct you to the Visitor’s Center for your guided tour of the Hoover Dam’s interior passageways by the Bureau of Reclamation, who take close to 1,000,000 vistors through the Dam and powerplant every year.

Select the Deluxe Option at the time of booking to enjoy a delicious buffet lunch and trip to the famous Ethel M Candy Factory, where you can take a self-guided tour, purchase some handcrafted candies - just like the ones that Ethel Mars used to make - and stroll through the world's largest cactus garden.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Discovery tour at Hoover Dam
  • Professional guide
  • Buffet lunch (if option chosen)
  • Ethel M Candy factory (if option chosen)
  • Botanical garden (if option chosen)
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drink (unless specified)
  • 15min. helicopter ride over Hoover Dam (can be purchased as add-on)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Pick-up is available from most Las Vegas hotels. Your exact pick-up time and location will be provide upon reconfirmation of your tour.

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Important information
Know before you go
• You must reconfirm your tour at least 48 hours in advance. Your exact pickup location and time will be provided upon reconfirmation of your tour
• Luggage is not allowed on the bus due to security check point at the Hoover Dam
• Please note that passengers who have a pacemaker or a defibrillator will not be able to enter the Hoover Dam due to the electromagnets in use inside
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 78 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.4 / 5
  • Organization
    4.2 / 5
  • Value for money
    3.8 / 5
  • Safety
    4.6 / 5
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The bus was large and roomy as well as very clean. The audio they play while heading to the d sax m was SO interesting. This tour includes so much more than just the dam too! They talked about old las Vegas and even stopped at one of the old welcome to Las Vegas signs for a photo op. This is a must do!

February 20, 2020

My package included bus transportation from my hotel in Las Vegas to the Hoover Dam. Pick up was on time but the remainder of the transportation was disorganized at best. Other members of the tour stated they had been on the bus for 2 hours before we were finally enroute to the Hoover Dam. Other than that tour was great

September 26, 2019

This was the most enjoyable activity in my stay in Las Vegas.

I learned a lot about water and the history of the Hoover Dam. It is amazing that in the thirties there were engineers who initiated and carried out such a project at such an advanced stage that even today one looks at it with such marvel and owe. It is clear that such great work could not have been completed without fatalities at a time when technology was still at its lowest and this was for a cause well done as you see the number of tourists coming in and going out to marvel at this great invention with such great revenue generating capacity for the country with such a large number of jobs created for the people of Las Vegas and surrounding countries. One must also appreciate the decent built for the workers. Looking at the demographics of the country it leaves one wondering how on earth did the workers survive under such conditions in this desert which today is a home and a holiday destination to millions across the globe . These are works of genius

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July 4, 2019

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Gray Line of Las Vegas

Product ID: 24593