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Itinerary

The day begins with pickup from your Downtown Las Vegas or Vegas Strip hotel. Sit back and listen to interesting facts and information about the modern marvel you are about to visit.

Once at Hoover Dam, meet up with a certified guide, who will lead you through awe-inspiring underground caverns and into the dam’s control room with its giant generators. Learn how the dam generates power for much of the Southwest and why it is considered one of the Industrial Wonders of the World.

On the return trip, stop for a free, self-guided tour of the Ethel M Chocolate Factory, where you can see how the famous confections are made and get a free sample. If time permits, take a quick stroll through the factory’s storied cactus gardens—horticulture buffs will love it.

The tour ends with drop-off at your hotel back in Vegas.

Locations visited
Hoover Dam Bypass
Ethel M Chocolates Factory and Cactus Garden
Grand Canyon Destinations
Overview

Skip the rental car and relax in the comfort of a scenic tour bus on this half-day outing to Hoover Dam. See the inner workings of the control room and take a tour through the underground caverns. On the return trip, stop by a chocolate factory for free samples. Pickup and drop-off on the Vegas Strip or in Downtown Las Vegas is included.

Highlights
  • Sit back and relax instead of driving to Hoover Dam
  • Peek inside the control room and unground tunnels
  • Visit the Ethel M Chocolate Factory and get free samples
  • Pickup and drop-off in Vegas included
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Fabulous and Fun

I highly recommend this trip. Our driver Edward was funny, friendly and very knowledgeable. He took us slowly through old Vegas and gave a little history as we went. We had many wonderful photo opportunities and a couple of nice short stops. The dam experience...More

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GCDestinations, Guest Relations Manager at Grand Canyon Destinations, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, We are proud to hear you had an enjoyable experience with Grand Canyon Destinations. Samy will be happy to hear you enjoyed his tour.

Reviewed 16 May 2018
Comfortable Modern Bus, Great Driver/Guide

The elevator to the generator room was broken this day, so we didn't get to go down, but our fantastic driver, Derek, made up for it my taking us to other attractions in the area. Wonderful customer service!

Thank twalker21
Reviewed 9 April 2018
Interesting but not enough time at the dam

We were picked up at the Excalibur 25 minutes late, then drove around to multiple other hotels to pick up others, then BACK to the Excalibur an hour later to pick up other people!! Really? It was nearly 2 hrs before we left LV for...More

5  Thank Victoria E
Reviewed 3 March 2018
Very interesting

Our trip to the Hoover Dam was very informative. Our driver Mark was very good even though the poor guy was forced by his management to do an all-day tour when he was initially just picking up the guests and transferring us to another driver....More

1  Thank Ann O
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile
Hoover dam...

The tour bus picks you up from your hotel which made getting to Hoover dam so simple. Our tour bus guide was such a nice guy, his name was Mike. Mike took us to a few places that we could get a good picture. He...More

1  Thank Haylee D
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I would suggest renting a car and going to Hoover Dam on your own. You could go at your own pace and not have to go on the bus route to the hotels on the way there and on the way back. You also might see something else... More
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