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Our most recommended Nevada Safaris & Wildlife Activities

Las Vegas: Death Valley Day Tour

1. Las Vegas: Death Valley Day Tour

Enjoy the scenic outdoors and rugged extremes of the western United States with a visit to Death Valley. Sample local treats and visit top secret Area 51. See ghost towns of the Wild West, and famous Zabriskie Point. Stop at remote Area 51 Alien Center. Keep watch for top secret military aircraft flying training runs nearby. Work up an appetite and visit Death Valley Nut and Candy Company. See the ghost town of Rhyolite, which came into prosperity in 1904 when gold was found. Pay a visit to the Goldwell Open Air Museum with its local oddities. Enter Death Valley, with a stop at Hell's Gate. Head out to the Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes. Trek through the sand where Star Wars characters once walked, then take off to Furnace Creek Visitor Center, where the highest-ever temperature was recorded. Ask the park rangers questions or pick up a souvenir. Finally, visit Badwater Basin, with the lowest elevation in North America (282 feet below sea level) and then Zabriskie Point. Snap a selfie in the 150-mile-long park, a swirl of colors in the background.

Las Vegas: Shark Reef Aquarium & VR Experience Entry Ticket

2. Las Vegas: Shark Reef Aquarium & VR Experience Entry Ticket

Experience a fascinating underwater world at the Shark Reef Aquarium in Mandalay Bay. See 14 exhibits, including a touch pool with sharks, rays, and horseshoe crabs and a 1.3 million gallon shipwreck with 360-degree views. Be mesmerized by the large jellyfish tank and learn about one of mother nature's strangest wonders. Discover the sinking temple that has been overcome by 100 sharks, along with some of the most magnificent creatures of the sea.  Join the Undersea Explorer VR Experience where you swim with sharks and dive with whales. Marvel at cutting-edge technology, syncing 360-degree VR with dynamic motion seating for the ultimate below-the-sea adventure. Explore an aquarium committed to conservation, education, science, and recreation. You are supporting an institution dedicated to providing excellent care for animals. Visit Mandalay Bay's Shark Reef Aquarium if you love nature and animals. This fully immersive experience is for all ages. 

Las Vegas: Guided Las Vegas Desert ATV Tour

3. Las Vegas: Guided Las Vegas Desert ATV Tour

Ride by ATV on a tour of the Mojave Desert dunes. Enjoy full pickup and drop-off service, a detailed safety demonstration, and all equipment included. Then, get dusty riding the dunes and taking in stunning surrounding views. The shuttle will pick you up at the Luxor Hotel (main entrance) and transport you to the premier riding location in the Mojave Desert. Once there, dawn your safety gear and enjoy a step-by-step orientation on how to ride your ATV. Then, let the excitement begin! Your guide will lead you on an hour-long journey into the beautiful desert where you'll be able to enjoy thrilling trails and captivating views. Try to spot a rare desert animal and take in the desert scene. After your ride, you'll be transported back to reality with a little dust and a lot of memories.

From Las Vegas:Valley of Fire, California Mojave Desert Tour

4. From Las Vegas:Valley of Fire, California Mojave Desert Tour

Begin the tour with pickup from your hotel (pick up starts from 7 AM) in Las Vegas. Enjoy a brief stop to take in the views at the California Mojave Desert and Moapa Indian Reservation on the way to the Valley of Fire State Park. Upon arrival, listen as your guide provides an overview of the park's geological history. Trek between the towering sandstone formations, which glow fiery red in the sunlight and are responsible for the park's name. Witness amazing petrified trees and 4,000-year-old Native American petroglyphs. Learn about the seismic fault lines that created the rugged terrain and how it has eroded over time. Hear about the Native American tribes who called this land home for thousands of years. Spend some time in the park's visitor center, where you can discover even more about the Valley of Fire. End the experience with hotel drop-off in Las Vegas.

Las Vegas: Valley Of Fire State Park Tour

5. Las Vegas: Valley Of Fire State Park Tour

Escape the noise of Las Vegas and get away from it all on a shared group or private guided tour through the Valley of Fire State Park. Admire the beautiful views of red sandstone formations far away from the chaos and glitz of Sin City with your guide. Start with pickup from your hotel within the city and journey northeast to Valley of Fire State Park located in the Mojave Desert. Walk through some of the 46,000 acres of red Aztec sandstone blended with gray and tan-colored limestone. Bottled water and snacks are also provided during the hike. Admire the variety of plants and flowers to be found in the area. See cacti like beavertail and cholla as well as creosote bush, burro bush, and brittlebush.  Your guide will show the best places for stunning scenic photos. Stop at several viewpoints and photograph picturesque arches, buttes, and canyons. After your tour, relax on the scenic journey back to Las Vegas.

Red Rock Canyon w/Rocky Gap 4x4 Adventure

6. Red Rock Canyon w/Rocky Gap 4x4 Adventure

This is an exciting upgrade to the Red Rock Canyon Classic tour, riding in a cutting edge Jeep Wrangler. Within minutes of the Strip, you’ll find yourself on the natural side of Las Vegas. You will experience a thrilling off-road adventure up Rocky Gap Road, and appreciate the raw beauty of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area at every turn. You’ll see the blazing Red Spring Mountain Range, fossilized sand dunes, and the brilliantly colored Calico Hills. Your guided journey along this 13 mile (21 kilometer) scenic loop, plus Rocky Gap Road, will surely impress you with all of its natural beauty.

Las Vegas: Valley of Fire and Seven Magic Mountains

7. Las Vegas: Valley of Fire and Seven Magic Mountains

First stop is the Valley of Fire state park. See the famous Atlatl Rock, Elephant Rock and Rainbow Vista before you venture into the petrified sand dunes of Fire Canyon. Here, you will have the option to hike the Mouse's tank Trail (0.75-mile roundtrip). Keep your eyes peeled for Native American petroglyphs and learn about the many Native American cultures who made the Valley of Fire their home as your guide leads you through the hike. After your hike, enjoy a 13-mile scenic drive deeper into the Mojave Desert to Red Rock Canyon. Enjoy views of the 65-million-year-old Wilson Cliffs and Keystone Thrust before arriving at the Canyon where you will have some time to explore the area.

From Las Vegas: Red Rock Canyon Electric Bike Hire

8. From Las Vegas: Red Rock Canyon Electric Bike Hire

Benefit from pick-up at your hotel in Las Vegas, and then travel to the Red Rock National Conservation Area a few miles west of the city. Get fitted with the correct gear and electric bike on arrival, and benefit from any necessary training and clothing to enjoy your experience in safety. Get access to 20 miles of scenic bike paths along the Blue Diamond and Red Rock scenic loops, along with the paths around the affluent Summerlin district. Enjoy the freedom to stop and start at your leisure. Look for the local wildlife, such as coyotes and bighorn sheep. Reconnect with nature among the sandstone rocks of the Red Rock Canyon, estimated to be 180 to 190 million years old. Fill your lungs with fresh air and take in the stunning vistas of the conservation area before the transfer back to downtown Las Vegas.

From Las Vegas: Guided Colorado River Kayak Tour

9. From Las Vegas: Guided Colorado River Kayak Tour

Spend a day surrounded by clear water and natural landscapes on this guided kayaking tour starting from Las Vegas. Paddle along the Colorado River and see the Emerald Cave. This is a great tour option for both beginners and advanced paddlers alike. This kayaking tour paddles onto the Colorado River at various times in the morning, starting from Las Vegas and taking off into the water at Willow Beach, Arizona. An early morning tour lets you beat the heat and the crowds. The moment the paddle dips into the Colorado River, you'll be transported back in time. Paddle past historic sites of the 1920s era government project that gave life to the desert southwest. Venture into the Black Canyon narrows to explore the river that exists only an hour outside of the busy lights of the Las Vegas strip. Arrive at Emerald Cave and learn how to back up your kayak into the cave to get some unbeatable photos of the emerald green water. The cave itself is the cherry on top of a spectacular afternoon on this picturesque section of the river.

From Las Vegas: Full Day Death Valley Group Tour

10. From Las Vegas: Full Day Death Valley Group Tour

Start your day early as you travel from your hotel in Las Vegas to the Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes. Walk in the dunes and snap some beautiful photos. Head towards the Badwater Basin Salt Flats, which is famous for being the lowest point in North America. Continue to Artist’s Drive for a scenic 9-mile drive through incredible canyons and colorful mountains that will take about 40 minutes with a stop at Artist’s Palette where you can hike to get up close and personal with the amazing colors caused by volcanic minerals. Travel to Zabriskie Point to view sweeping Martian-like landscapes for about 20 minutes. Finally, visit Dante's View, near the edge of the Black Mountains to get views of southern half of the national park.

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This was a perfect excursion for a family searching for a fun activity that everyone can enjoy. We were picked up on time at our hotel and the ride to the park was quick. The red rock canyon provides spectacular vistas. Jack our guide was fantastic! He was so friendly and witty, assisted with photographs, provided interesting facts about the area from wildlife to vegetation and expertly handled the pink Jeep over challenging terrain.

Très bel avant-midi à visiter le Red Rock Canyon ! Plusieurs arrêts pour voir le paysage et les différents canyon. Jennifer était très gentille et nous a bien expliqué tout au ling du voyage. Bouteilles d’eau très appréciées, voiture très confortable avec de grandes fenêtres, nous avons afiré !

Jennifer really good fun and very knowledgeable about red rock canyon. Would definitely recommend and would go again. Off roading brilliant and she is such a good driver - Go Jennifer x

Guide . Jess was very informative of what we were to expect. Made sure we were comfortable riding

Great way to visit the Red Rock Canyon with professional explanation by Bobby our guide!!!