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Hoover Dam Tour from Las Vegas

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Constructed during the Great Depression, the Hoover Dam was built to tame the Colorado River and provide hydroelectric power. On this excursion from Las Vegas, visit the dam and learn about its history from an expert guide who takes you on a tour. Options are available to upgrade to a Lake Mead cruise.
  • See the highlights of Hoover Dam in a day from Las Vegas
  • Option to upgrade to include a 90-minute Lake Mead cruise
  • Hassle-free round-trip hotel transportation
  • A stress-free package ideal for first-time visitors
What to Expect
Your tour begins with pickup from your Las Vegas hotel. Board the comfortable bus and drive to Hoover Dam. Upon arrival, stop at the visitor center, exhibit gallery, and see the scenery from the viewing platform. Then, embark on your guided tour. If you upgraded to the deluxe tour, make a stop at the Hoover Dam Lodge for lunch (included) after your guided Hoover Dam tour. Then, head over to Ethel M’s Chocolate Factory and Cactus Gardens. If you upgraded to the Deluxe Tour and Lake Mead Cruise, take in the views of the Hoover Dam by water after your guided tour. Climb aboard the boat for a 90-minute paddlewheel cruise and enjoy an included picnic lunch. All tours end with drop-off back at your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/guide
  • Hoover Dam Discovery Tour
  • 90-minute Lake Mead Cruise (if option selected)
  • Ethel M's Chocolate Factory visit and Lunch (if option selected)
  • All taxes and fees
  • Entry/Admission - Hoover Dam
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch (unless option selected)
  • Ethel M' Chocolate Factory (unless option selected)
  • 90-minute Lake Mead Cruise (unless option selected)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Infants 23 months and under are considered a lap child
  • Children ages 2 years and up require a seat .
  • This tour is not recommended for anyone who suffers from claustrophobia, has a pacemaker or defibrillator. Tours are conducted in confined spaces and in a power plant with generators emitting electromagnetic frequencies.
  • Collapsible wheelchairs can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them to board and disembark the bus.
  • Buses equipped with a lift are based upon availability and might not be available. Should a bus equipped with a lift be required, a three day advanced notice is required, and you must contact the local tour operator immediately after booking to confirm your request.
  • Hotel pickup is available for this tour/activity. Please note: depending on the hotel, buses may not be able to access or enter every property. In this case, pickup may be redirected to a central bus stop or nearby hotel. Exact pickup details will be provided to the guest upon reconfirmation with the local tour operator.
  • 30-minutes of complimentary WI-FI is available.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Popular mentions
Fist of all the bus was late picking us up. After we thought we were on our way find out we are going to a bus terminal of sorts. The bus driver's name was Tony. Some of the first comments out of his mouth were deragatory remarks about his job and the company. Another passenger
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Response from Zachary B, General Manager at Hoover Dam Tour from Las Vegas
Responded 3 days ago
Dear Kathleen E, Thank you for being a Gray Line customer and leaving us feedback. Of course, we wish you had enjoyed your day with us more. We found your comments about our driver/guide a bit upsetting and we will be fixing this immediately. We are proud members of the Las Vegas area community and we want our drivers to have that same community spirit, so we don't want to apologize for some of the commentary provided by your driver. I also want you to know that everyone at Gray Line around the world is hoping that all of your future travel experiences are fantastic. Sincerely, Zachary
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It was a great and very informative experience. Tony was very informed and took extra time showing us around the area.
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We boarded the shuttle and were brought to the gray line center to take the tour bus. Because of a celebration, we were invited to a stretch limousine for the tour to dam.
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Response from Zachary B, General Manager at Hoover Dam Tour from Las Vegas
Responded 1 week ago
Dear Mike, Thank you for choosing Gray Line for your Hoover Dam sightseeing experience. It was our pleasure to upgrade your celebration to a stretch limo and we hope you enjoyed your time at the mighty and amazing Hoover Dam, definitely one of America's great engineering achievements and a place everyone should see at least once. On behalf of everyone at the more than 400 Gray Line locations that we have scattered over 6 continents, I want you to know that we all hope to see you on another experience sometime very soon. Regards, Zachary
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We did a Saturday afternoon half day tour. The driver was knowledgeable and fun. It did go well past the amount of time they advertise. On the way to the Hoover Dam we had to detour to a small airport to pickup some more people. After walking out on the big bridge to see the
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Arvida was a great driver and very knowledgeable. We had a great time and recommend this tour to others.
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Response from Zachary B, General Manager at Hoover Dam Tour from Las Vegas
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Debi, Thank you for being a Gray Line customer and leaving us such a nice 5 star post. We are happy that you enjoyed your day with us and our driver/guide Arvida. Great guides have been a Gray Line hallmark since our founding in 1910 and today you will find great knowledgeable guides, just like Arvida, at 400+ locations that Gray Line has scattered over 6 continents. And you should know that everyone at Gray Line around the world, is looking forward to seeing you on another adventures sometime soon. Regards, Zachary
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Key Details
  • Duration: 9h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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