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Hoover Dam Kayak Tour

Rated 5.0 out of 5
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With the oldest and most qualified tour provider on the river, discover about the scale and significance of the Hoover Dam and Colorado River. This excursion, which includes a catered lunch, will depart from the Hoover Dam’s base and travel 12 miles downstream, stopping along the way to take hot springs baths and climb slot canyons. For daring groups or anybody wishing to spend time outside, this is a must-do.

We provide top-notch tools, as well as top-notch tour operators and administrative employees.

  • Seven hours, from 7:00 am until 2:00 pm
  • Year-round
  • 12 miles (19.2 kilometres) of paddling
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Sauna cave
  • Hot springs pools
  • Emerald Cave
  • Historical sites

Our experienced and professional guides will take care of you every step of the way, from pickup to drop-off. You’ll enjoy a delicious lunch on-site while discovering some of the most exciting spots in the area.

  • Includes permit (tour is not confirmed until a permit is secured by supplier)
  • Free shuttle transportation (on hold due to COVID-19 and social distancing guidelines)
  • Bottled water, juice & snacks
  • A catered meal
  • Experienced tour guide
  • Rudder-equipped touring kayak

Departure Point

Hoover Dam Lodge and Casino, 18000 US-93, Boulder City, NV 89005, USA
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Guests must bring Photo I.D. when meeting for this tour. Traveler should arrive 40 mins before start time

Departure Time

7:00 AM

Return Details

This activity will end right where it started.

  • All year long, kayak from the massive Hoover Dam!
  • The required permit is obtained by the tour company (Evolution Expeditions) and allows visitors to see the enormous Hoover Dam from its base.
  • The journey begins with a descent down the original road that was dug into the canyon cliffs during the 1930s to create this enormous construction project.
  • Kayak from the Hoover Dam’s base, down the Colorado River and throught the Black Canyon.
  • Geothermal hot spring pools are tucked away in side canyons, where you may bathe as you steam in the sauna cave.
  • While kayaking the twelve-mile section, be prepared to look out for desert bighorn sheep, coyotes, falcons, bald eagles, and other migrating birds.
  • Enjoy the historical landmarks, Emerald Cave, and Black Canyon’s splendour.
  • This kayak journey is ideal for both novice paddlers and more experienced ones.
  • Our skilled tour guides are familiar with the development of the Hoover Dam and the history of the Black Canyon.
  • Lunch, snacks, and water are included.
  • Guests must arrive at the Hoover Dam Lodge, paddle craft area, 40 minutes before to the tour start time, which is located in the lower north parking lot.
  • Every adult participants must possess a valid ID.

Evolution Expeditions

We are one of the longest-running outfitters leading Colorado River excursions down the Black Canyon, and we provide trips for paddlers of all experience levels. You will learn a plethora of information about the river, the local flora, animals, and history from our knowledgeable guides. All tour leaders and personnel have received training in Leave-No-Trace ethics, Wilderness First Aid/CPR, and environmental protection. Our goal is to give visitors an improved informative, fun, and safe kayaking experience on this gorgeous waterway.

  • Confirmation will be delivered within 48 hours of booking.
  • Not accessible in a wheelchair.
  • Travelers should be in acceptable physical condition.
  • A limit of 15 people may participate in this tour

This experience cannot be modified or refunded for any reason. Your payment will not be reimbursed if you cancel or request an amendment.

Good weather is necessary for this trip. You will be given the option of an alternate date or a full refund if it is postponed because of bad weather.

Q:What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Kayak Hoover Dam with Hot Springs from Las Vegas?

A:The following rules apply to attendees’ health and face masks:

    • Travelers must wear face masks in public locations.
    • In public locations, guides must wear masks
    • Face masks provided for travelers

Q:What is the sanitization procedure while kayaking the Hoover Dam from Las Vegas to the Hot Springs?

A:The rules for sanitation are as follows:

    • Sanitized often high-traffic regions
    • Equipment/gear cleaned after each use
    • Routinely cleansed transportation vehicles

Q:What is the social distancing policy during Kayak Hoover Dam with Hot Springs from Las Vegas?

A:Social distancing enforced throughout experience

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Rated 5.0 out of 5
108 Reviews
Very good2%

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ JamesMarvin_E

Everything was great. Our guide Micheal was great. The scenery was absolutely beautiful. We had a great time.

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Michelle

Kayak trip

The views The scenery Hot springs The guide The education The physical activity Ashley our guide was AMAZING!!!

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Steeven_M

Fun experience and would do it again

This was such a fun experience. We saw Hoover Dam from about as close as we could ever get to it and launched at that point. The weather was with us and the kayaking was great.


⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐  Emrick_M

Great views

Visiting the hotsprings off the Colorado River. It was a once in a lifetime experience.


⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Sarah_D

Worth it

Everything was such a great experience. The staff was pleasant and well trained. It was worth it to get the tour and learn little things and places to go. Michael and Andy were fantastic!


⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Estelle_L

Great Day

We had a tour with Michael and Andy. Our tour was with 14 people and both guides were very informative and patient. Overall we had a great time! Thanks Michael and Andy for a great day!

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Jo_O

Can’t Wait to Return

100% you have to try this trip. The route is fabulous and our guide Ryan was entertaining, knowledgeable and professional.


⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Marie_R

Amazing kayak trip!

I had an amazing time on this tour despite having a sprained ankle. Ryan, our tour guide, was fabulous! He helped me through the hikes. He was knowledgeable and accommodating to the whole group. I would highly recommend this trip.


⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Daniel_B

Great experience and great guide

Our guide, Michael, was amazing. He was very informative and fun to kayak with. The water in the river was really clear and cool. This was my first time to go to a hot spring.


⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Kenny_P

Hoover Dam Kayak with Michael

Michael was an amazing tour guide on our 12 mile kayaking trip from Hoover Dam! We cannot wait to come back and do another excursion with him. He was friendly, knowledgeable and funny! It was our favorite part of our Las Vegas trip!