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Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Bus Tour with Hoover Dam Stop

1. Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Bus Tour with Hoover Dam Stop

Embark on a full-day tour from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon with a narrated bus tour. Throughout the day, admire scenic views of the Joshua Tree Forest National Park, the Hoover Dam, the Colorado River, and the West Rim of the Grand Canyon. Start with pickup from Las Vegas and meet your professional driver/guide who will provide information about the sights along the way. You will receive a light breakfast snack upon boarding the Grand Canyon bus. Enjoy a 15-minute stop at the Hoover Dam for a photo opportunity and an amazing view of the Bypass Bridge. Upon arrival at the West Rim, enjoy your first views of the majestic Colorado River below. Take in the spectacular views from Eagle and Guano points. If you hike the trail at Guano Point, reach the West Rim’s highest point, where the views of the Colorado River below are breathtaking. Afterwards, return to Las Vegas with drop-off at your hotel.

Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Rim Tour with Hoover Dam Stop

2. Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Rim Tour with Hoover Dam Stop

Explore the majestic scenery of the Grand Canyon and the world of the Hualapai tribe on a full-day tour to the West Rim from Las Vegas with lunch and transfers, plus optional helicopter, boat, and Skywalk experiences.  Your guide will provide a live narration as you travel, while you sit back and relax on a state-of-the-art luxury bus. Travel through the ancient Joshua Tree Forest en route to the West Rim. Stop for a great photo opportunity of the Hoover Dam from the Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge. On arrival, explore the tribal village and Hualapai Market. Grab a bite to eat at the Skywalk Café, before getting panoramic views from Guano Point and Eagle Point. Brave the latest attraction here — the glass-bottom Grand Canyon Skywalk. Learn the history and geology of the Canyon from your local guide. Then meet some of the Hualapai tribe when they perform a traditional dance in their full tribal dress. Tailor the rest of the tour to include the experiences you would like from the options below.  Grand Canyon Skywalk option Walk across the sky on the glass bridge situated 4,000 feet above the Canyon floor. Get a complete 360˚ panoramic view of the Grand Canyon West Rim. Helicopter and pontoon ride combo Complete your Grand Canyon experience with a thrilling helicopter flight 4,000 feet down to the Canyon floor. Then, board a pontoon boat for a 15-minute ride along the Colorado River. Skywalk, helicopter, and pontoon boat combo This is the full package to see the Grand Canyon West Rim from top to bottom. Enjoy the glass Skywalk, thrilling helicopter flight to the base of the canyon, and a 15-minute pontoon boat ride along the Colorado River. Then, unwind as you are transferred back to your accommodation in Las Vegas after your day at the Grand Canyon.  

From Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Rim Airplane Tour

3. From Las Vegas: Grand Canyon West Rim Airplane Tour

Get ready for a bird’s-eye view of one of the country’s most memorable natural wonders on this scenic airplane tour over the Grand Canyon. Benefit from hotel pickup and drop-off in Las Vegas and admire the canyon’s West Rim from above. Get picked up from your hotel in Las Vegas and head on down to Boulder Terminal for your check-in. Board the air-conditioned passenger aircraft, and prepare for take-off. Fly towards the West Rim of the Grand Canyon, passing over Lake Mead — the largest man-made lake in the US — and the Hoover Dam. Soar above the Colorado River and soak in the scenery as you cross into Arizona. Arrive at the Grand Canyon — a stunning natural phenomenon. Gaze out of the plane's large windows for panoramic views of the swirling colors and rock formations as you benefit from expert commentary in 1 of 16 languages. Enjoy the views on the way back to Boulder Terminal and be dropped off back to your hotel in Las Vegas, where your tour will end. You can request a commemorative flight certificate, and personalized photos are available to purchase.

From Las Vegas: Grand Canyon, $22 Skywalk and Hoover Dam

4. From Las Vegas: Grand Canyon, $22 Skywalk and Hoover Dam

See more of Grand Canyon West and the Hoover Dam on a day trip that visits more sites than competing bus tours. Enjoy included hotel pickup and drop-off, lunch, and Grand Canyon West and Hoover Dam entry fees. After pickup at your hotel in Las Vegas, set off on your tour. On the way, see the "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign and make a comfort stop in White Hills, Arizona. Then, continue to the Grand Canyon West Rim. Explore this natural wonder for 3 hours and soak up panoramic views of the Colorado River. Have the option to walk across the Skywalk glass bridge on the day of the tour for only $22. Move on to Arizona's Joshua Tree Forest before making another comfort stop in White Hills. After, enjoy views of the Hoover Dam from the Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge before stopping on the Arizona side after crossing the dam. On the way back to Las Vegas, stop at Hemenway Park in Boulder City to see desert bighorn sheep and Lake Mead. The tour concludes with drop-off at your hotel in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas: Go City Explorer Pass - Choose 2 to 7 Attractions

5. Las Vegas: Go City Explorer Pass - Choose 2 to 7 Attractions

Save money on the door price of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 or 7 Las Vegas attractions with a 60-day Las Vegas Explorer Pass. Choose from some of Sin City’s top activities, such as a Vegas Rockstar Club Tour or admission to SkyPod at the STRAT. Get instant delivery of the pass; simply use it on your phone or print it off. You don't need to pick the attractions in advance and can choose as you go. Combine your favorite attractions and enjoy maximum flexibility to suit your schedule and interests. The attractions to choose from are: Family-Friendly • High Roller Observation Wheel at the LINQ: Daytime Ticket (2-5pm) • Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus Las Vegas 1-Day Classic Tour • Madame Tussauds Las Vegas • Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. • SkyPod at The STRAT • Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas - Anytime Ticket (3-10pm) • Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat • Number One Escape Room • Las Vegas Mini Gran Prix • Sky Zone Trampoline Park • Ultimate 4D Experience All-Day Pass at Excalibur Museums, Exhibitions, and Tours • REAL BODIES at Bally's • The Hunger Games: The Exhibition • The Mob Museum • Hollywood Cars Museum & Liberace Garage • Las Vegas Natural History Museum • Erotic Heritage Museum • National Atomic Testing Museum • lluminarium Experiences at AREA15 (coming soon) • Hoover Dam Highlights Tour • Las Vegas Downtown - Fremont St. Walking Tour • Big Bus Las Vegas Night Time Tour Rides and Entertainment • The Big Apple Roller Coaster • SkyPod at The STRAT with 1 Thrill Ride (Big Shot or X-Scream or Insanity) • FlyLINQ Zipline • Banachek’s Mind Game • Virtual Reality Experience • Vegas Rockstar Club Tour • Faaabulous The Show • Legends in Concert • FlyOver Las Vegas - The Ultimate Flying Ride • L.A. Comedy Club • The Official Blair Witch Escape Room • The Official SAW Escape Room • A Totally Mental Show - Comedy Magic and Mentalism Food and Drink • Meal at Planet Hollywood Restaurant in Caesars Palace • Dinner at Café Hollywood at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino • Las Vegas Bar Crawl • $25 towards a meal at Favorite Bistro at the LINQ • Sweet Sin by Claude Escamilla: $20 Credit • Señor Frogs: $20 Food & Drinks Credit Please note attractions and tours are subject to change. Check your included digital guide for an up-to-date attraction line-up including opening times and instructions on how to access each attraction with your pass before you go.

Las Vegas: Hoover Dam Walk-on-the-Top Tour with Lunch

6. Las Vegas: Hoover Dam Walk-on-the-Top Tour with Lunch

Join this fully guided VIP tour and experience the Walk On The Top tour, the Nevada Power Plant Tour, the Boulder Dam Museum, lunch at the Omelet House right on the outskirts of Las Vegas, and a visit to the Hoover Dam bypass bridge. Enjoy a fully guided walk over Hoover Dam and learn about the concrete, high scalers, depression, earthquakes, cableways, spillways, intake towers, outlet works, drought, wages, and tragic deaths. Once you leave Boulder City, head for lunch at the Omelet House on the outskirts of Las Vegas. Stop at the Las Vegas welcome sign and take some photos of the landmark, without having to wait in line. This tour also includes a special bonus - Complimentary tickets to the LA Comedy Club at the Strat! (a $45 value per ticket). All this and you'll be back in Las Vegas in the early afternoon.

Las Vegas: Hoover Dam and Seven Magic Mountains Tour

7. Las Vegas: Hoover Dam and Seven Magic Mountains Tour

See the top attractions around Las Vegas on a half-day trip with a guide, including the Las Vegas sign, Hoover Dam, and Seven Magic Mountains. Step out of your Las Vegas hotel and climb aboard the air-conditioned van to start your tour. Head straight over to the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign to beat the crowds for an early morning photo shoot. Next, drive into the middle of the Mojave Desert to admire the hottest art in town, Seven Magic Mountains. Then, enjoy the views as you drive through Boulder City and on to the Hoover Dam. Walk out onto the Mike O'Callahan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, the second-highest bridge in the United States. Take in the full view of the Hoover Dam. Follow your tour guide on a guided walk across the top of the Hoover Dam, and peer down the face of what once was the tallest dam in the world.

Las Vegas: Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour with Champagne

8. Las Vegas: Grand Canyon Helicopter Tour with Champagne

Marvel at the Grand Canyon from above on this popular helicopter tour from Las Vegas, with transfers included. Land on the canyon floor 3,500 feet below the rim to enjoy it up-close. Treat yourself to some champagne and refreshments while overlooking the Colorado River. After your Las Vegas pickup, experience a breathtaking helicopter flight over the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, and Fortification Hill—an extinct volcano—along with many other awe-inspiring views. After descending 3,500 feet inside the Grand Canyon and Hualapai Indian Reservation, make sure to snap some photos after landing for some unforgettable souvenirs.  Take in the breathtaking views of the canyon and river in front of you. Then, enjoy a cool beverage, light snack, and champagne toast while sitting 300 feet above the impressive Colorado River.  Continue your journey through the beautiful Black Canyon as your return to the South Las Vegas terminal, then enjoy your transfer back to Las Vegas.  Upgrade your tour to include a flight over the bright lights of the Las Vegas Strip and the city’s downtown area before heading home. This option includes the standard tour plus an additional flight over the world-famous Vegas Strip.

Las Vegas: Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam & 7 Magic Mountains Tour

9. Las Vegas: Grand Canyon, Hoover Dam & 7 Magic Mountains Tour

This small-group tour starts early with a 7:00 AM departure. You'll make a quick bonus stop at the Welcome to Las Vegas sign to get an iconic photo. Then, your tour guide will drive you out of Las Vegas and into the Mojave desert. In the middle of the desert is one of the area's hottest attractions: Seven Magic Mountains. Take a walk through the colorful art installations and strike your best pose for a memorable photo. From here you will travel through historic Boulder City on the way to the Hoover Dam. Climb up to the Hoover Dam Bypass Bridge Walkway for a sweeping view of the front of the Hoover Dam. Enjoy a snack as your tour guide takes you up to the West Rim of the Grand Canyon. You will have 4 hours to explore famous points like Eagle Point and Guano Point. If you'd like, you can add a thrilling walk on the Skywalk. All in all, this is a day trip you won't want to miss.

Las Vegas: Grand Canyon Tour & Helicopter Landing Experience

10. Las Vegas: Grand Canyon Tour & Helicopter Landing Experience

This 10.5-hour trip to Grand Canyon West on the Hualapai Reservation is sure to be a memorable one. Grand Canyon West is a stunning location, where you’ll have approximately 4 hours to explore the reservation and enjoy the natural untouched beauty of the locations along the rim. This action-packed historical and visual experience provides nearly 4 hours of activities at the Canyon. On the ground tour portion, you'll enjoy stops at the magnificent Hoover Dam, the 900-year-old Joshua Tree Forest, Eagle Point (home to the world-famous Skywalk) and Guano Point (with stunning east and north canyon views). You'll also enjoy a romantic lunch on the rim of the canyon and have the opportunity to walk the world-famous Skywalk (optional, for an additional fee). See the Native American village and authentic handmade Indian jewelry and crafts. Fly in a world-class Eurocopter EC130 jet helicopter on the longest flight available into the Grand Canyon. You'll land at the bottom with an additional 20 minutes to explore and take photographs. It doesn't get any better or more exciting than this!

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What people are saying about Hoover Dam

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 1,076 reviews

Great experience! There six people to each helicopter. Each seat is an awesome view, maybe not the middle back seat though. We landed twice, once on the top of the GC and next was for the helicopter fill up for gas on the way back. We had the opportunity to switch seats so everyone got a chance to sit in the front where it was a marvelous view of everything in any direction. Our guide was very informative, cracked jokes, and seemed to like his job. We did get a picture in front of helicopter before takeoff..think price was $30-40 for one picture but they did put it on a nice plaque for you. All in all it was a great experience despite the price. We would definitely do this again!

The tour guides were AWESOME. Jason and Brian really connected with the group and had so much knowledge about so many things. The bus was really comfortable too with more leg room than most (and it had plug ins which was great). The trip was just the right amount of stops. I hope they keep the trip layout the same because it really was perfect and I hope they keep the group sizes a little smaller like it was because that was wonderful.

It was absolutely amazing!!!! Sharon and Carlos made it an amazing tour. Sharon is super funny and very knowledgeable making the entire tour very enjoyable. The bus is very comfortable.

excellent tour from start to finish. Our tour guide Whally was very knowledgeable. Provided with a breakfast box, orange and water all day. Lunch was great too. Highly recommend.

Guide was very helpful in describing the history and background of the canyon and the village attractions