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Personally-Guided Hoover Dam Expedition Tour

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    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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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Las Vegas Strip Hotels
    Departure Time
    7:30 AM
    Duration
    6h
    Return Details
    Original departure point
    Inclusions
    • 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
    Exclusions
    • 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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    Going to Las Vegas can be overwhelming, so much to do and to see. This time around we wanted to do something different, something we hadn't done. A very nice woman at one of the Hotels (Kathy) told us about this tour company. Small, private, and not pricey. We decided to take
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    Response from dvaros, Owner at Personally-Guided Hoover Dam Expedition Tour
    Responded 28 Apr 2011
    Thank you for you awsome comments on Trip Advisor. It was a pleasure meeting you folks and spending part of our day with you. Next time in Las Vegas look us up . Thanks Again, Dean Varos owner / operator deanoutdooradventures.com 702-895-7999
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    We did the Hoover Dam morning tour and had a blast!!!! Our tour guides were friendly, knowledgeable and outstanding. Definitely take the morning tour, as we managed to miss all the traffic and got back into Vegas in the early afternoon. 6 hours round trip and filled with
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    Response from dvaros, Owner at Personally-Guided Hoover Dam Expedition Tour
    Responded 28 Apr 2011
    I would like to take this oppertunity to thank you for your your review on Trip Advisor. It was a pleasure spending the morning with you and I am glad to see that you enjoyed your tour. Thanks Again, Dean Varos owner / operator deanoutdooradvetures.com 702-895-7999
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