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Personally-Guided Hoover Dam Expedition Tour

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    What to Expect
    This small-group Hoover Dam Expedition Tour is a tour that takes you back in time to one of the man-made Wonders of the Modern World. Leaving Las Vegas behind, you will travel through the historic government built town of Boulder City (created for the workers of the dam) and on to the Lake Mead National Recreation Area, home to the largest man-made body of water in the Western Hemisphere. In Boulder City we will enjoy a hearty sit-down breakfast at a local diner (included in tour price).

    After breakfast, continue onto Hoover Dam, making two scenic stops along the way. Arriving at Hoover Dam you will be guided through the visitors centre by one of the Bureau of Reclamation government guides. Here, you can view exhibits from the period and discover the history of Hoover Dam. Take a seat and enjoy a 10 minute movie presentation on the construction of what was originally known as "Boulder" Dam.

    Then it's off to view the giant generators on the Bureau of Reclamation Power Plant Tour where you will travel down over 500 feet and maybe have water drip on your head! NO It's not leaking - it's called seeping and is a natural occurrence of all rocks near rivers. As you arrive at the base of Hoover Dam you will be able to marvel at the  generators within the power station. They must be seen to be believed!

    After the Government tour, its time to explore the top of Hoover Dam at your leisure. Take photos, read plaques and step into two states at once!
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    Departure Point
    Las Vegas Strip Hotels
    Departure Time
    7:30 AM
    Return Details
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    • Breakfast
    • Professional Guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Small-group tour (max 10 passengers)
    • Bottled water included
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Entry/Admission - Hoover Dam
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Adult prices applies to all travelers
    • A minimum of 4 people per booking is required
    • There is a maximum of 10 people per booking
    • Not recommended for children aged 5 and under
    • Wear proper attire - layered clothing in the winter; lighter, casual in the summer
    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 3 January 2019

    This was a great outing for our family gathering of 10 people over Christmas week. Dean was extremely knowledgable about Vegas, Boulder City and the Hoover Dam. He took us to the Coffee Cup Cafe in Boulder City for a wonderful breakfast before heading on...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    1  Thank Eulenew
    Reviewed 29 December 2018

    I really can't say enough how much we enjoyed every minute of this tour. It was my husband, myself and 2 teenage daughters. Other people cancelled so it ended up just being Dean and our family. He didn't miss a beat and made our day...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    1  Thank dumkehouse4
    Reviewed 29 December 2018

    Dean was a wonderful tour guide! He picked up our family from our hotel on The Strip and took us to an amazing breakfast at the Coffee Cup. Dean is full of knowledge and we had a great time with him at the Hoover Dam....More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    1  Thank CassBreeding
    Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

    My family enjoyed the one on one service that we received from Dean. The breakfast was fantastic. I would recommend this tour to anyone.

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    Reviewed 5 August 2018

    Pros: Dean picked us up right at our hotel lobby (Hard Rock Hotel) and also picked up one other family that went with us at the Bellagio. First stop was the Las Vegas sign. Perfect time of day before the rush gets there. He knew...More

    Date of experience: July 2018
    1  Thank Marie N
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