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El Dorado Canyon and Gold Mine Trip

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Explore the historical El Dorado Canyon like never before on an exhilarating off-road adventure on an ATV or UTV from Las Vegas! All-terrain vehicles are the perfect way to tour the back canyons of this remote and long-forgotten area, plus you'll take a walking tour of the spooky Techatticup gold mine.
  • Off-road ATV tour explores Nevada’s scenic desert landscapes
  • Historic experience: visit a mining camp turned Wild West town
  • No experience to needed for easy-to-handle, automatic ATVs
  • Convenient, door-to-door transport from Las Vegas hotels
What to Expect
Meet a driver at your hotel in Las Vegas for transfer to an ATV base camp, where you can practice maneuvering your fully automatic 4x4, and get oriented with a short safety briefing. Open up the throttle as you steer through cactus forests, red rock formations, and mountains with Nevada’s big sky for a backdrop, and watch for wildlife at the edge of the trail. When you reach the Techatticup Mine, continue on foot through spaces where miners once dug for silver and gold, and find out why some believe that the multi-level shafts of the historic mine are haunted. Following your off-road trip through El Dorado Canyon, refuel with a picnic lunch in an old west town that grew out of a rough-and-ready mining camp, then return to Las Vegas for drop-off at your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Tour departs from most centrally located Las Vegas hotels
6h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • ATV or UTV (based on option selected)
  • Helmets and goggles
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Eldorado Canyon Mine Tours
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
  • Minimum age is 16 years to operate the vehicles with a valid drivers license
  • Riders under 18 years must have a parent or guardian sign a consent waiver
  • All participants are required to sign a damage waiver. The minimum charge is USD$150 should a vehicle be rolled or tipped, regardless of whether any damage is visible.
  • Full Safety and Operations Orientation provided before tour begins.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My partner and I did this on our last trip to Vegas , such an incredible day, racing around on the quad bikes. Your given the freedom to drive as fast as you want. Soo much fun. Highly recommend and our guide Chris was amazing...More

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Awesome A, Reservations Staff at Awesome Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hello, Thank you taking the time to leave a review and for booking your tour with us! We are happy that we could add to your Vegas experience

Reviewed 2 days ago

i have wanted to do this tour for some time and it didn't disappoint. we chose the razor as appose to the quad. this worked out really well, as i was driving my wife was able to take loads of photos. i would highly recommend...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Wayne R
Awesome A, Reservations Staff at Awesome Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded today

Wayne, we are happy you had an awesome experience with Sherman! Thank you for booking with us, see you next time.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Chris was an outstanding guide. He was very knowledgeable about the all the history of the places we visited. Fun and exciting. We loved it and will be back.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Quattro2
Awesome A, Reservations Staff at Awesome Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We will see you on our next tour.

Reviewed 3 days ago

Tour starts with as excellent tour through the canyon trails. Sherman our guide, provided top notch historical facts and trivia. Personal knowledge of the owners of the mine and their family added much color to the trip. Tours ends with an outstanding tour of the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank james c
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James, we are happy that you enjoyed your tour with Sherman. Thank you for taking part of your day to experience Eldorado Canyon with us.

Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband and I love trying various UTV tours when in different cities. This was our first UTV tour in the Las Vegas area. We were thoroughly impressed! Our guide, Sherman, was very knowledgeable on the area as well as the gold mine. He knew...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Awesome A, Reservations Staff at Awesome Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We thank you for taking the time to spend part of your day with us and for writing this review!

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3 May 2019|
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I would contact them...they are pretty easy going
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