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Desert Adventures - Day Tours

1647 Nevada Hwy Ste A, Boulder City, NV 89005-1929
+1 702-293-5026
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US$148.99*
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Lake Mead Stand-Up Paddleboarding Lesson
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US$220.99*
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Black Canyon Kayak Day Trip from Las Vegas
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US$168.99*
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Hoover Dam Mountain Bike Tour
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We are a full service outdoor adventure company. Our trips include kayaking, canoeing, stand-up-paddle boarding, hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, ATV tours and horseback riding. Our adventures are available in areas such as Zion, Bryce, and the Grand Canyon as well as the entire Lake Mead National Recreation Area. We specialize in guided trips from beginner to advanced, but we also have self guided trips, equipment rentals, wilderness medicine courses, and lessons available in most all of the disciplines. We have availability daily with free transportation from the Las Vegas strip available with all of our guided tours. We also have corporate and large (15+) group tours available.
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1647 Nevada Hwy Ste A, Boulder City, NV 89005-1929
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

This was a self guided kayak trip down Black Canyon through Desert Adventures, I am so glad we did. DA were superb, very professional with good quality equipment and first class service. The trip itself was amazing, launching right below the dam, big horn sheep...More

Thank Martin S
Kayak_Las_Vegas, General Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Hi Martin! Thank you for the feedback. We are so happy to hear about your great trip and we hope that you come see us again soon!

Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Thought it was prudent to give these people a review even though we didn't get the opportunity to use them. After multiple attempts to multiple outfitters and receiving silent unofficial endorsements from other companies in the areas without a doubt this is the company we...More

Thank southwest4life
Kayak_Las_Vegas, General Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thank you for the kind words. We are as disappointed as you are that the launch permits were sold out for the river trip you wanted to plan. We hope that we can be of service to you in the near future as this trip...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

I rented a kayak on saturday to paddle from Boulder campground to Hoover dam and swim there. Bob was very friendly and helpful in giving the tips that would allow me to go through with my ambition. The equipment was in very good condition. The...More

Thank Fabrice B
Kayak_Las_Vegas, General Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you for your feedback. The paddle on Lake Mead to the dam and back is indeed a beautiful experience and we are so happy that you had a great time! We would love to have you back and get you on the river next...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

First of all, this is a wonderful way to experience some of the amazing beauty not far from Las Vegas. I have paddled this section of the river many times before with family, Boy Scouts and youth groups. It is always a favorite. The view...More

Thank Brad W
Kayak_Las_Vegas, General Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Hi Brad! It was our pleasure to help make your trip amazing. Thank you for the kind words and we hope to serve you again on your next river adventure! :-)

Reviewed 18 March 2017

What a wonderful day we had paddling down the Colorado River. We took the Black Canyon one-day tour which started at the bottom of Hoover Dam, and that was impressive to say the least. The paddle is approximately 13 miles long, so it's best to...More

1  Thank Rowing_Queen
Kayak_Las_Vegas, General Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you for the feedback! We are thrilled to hear that you had an amazing time. Good job on powering through in the windy spots! The Black Canyon truly is a special place and we are proud to be able to share it with people...More

Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

My brother and I did the 12 mile kayak from the base of the Hoover Dam with Reed as our guide. We went on the last day of a packed vacation and were super tired and a little unprepared (no water shoes). Reed was extremely...More

2  Thank Jen J
Kayak_Las_Vegas, General Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

HI Jen! Thank you for the awesome feedback. We are so happy that you found us and we were able to share the amazing Black Canyon with you. It truly is a special place!

Reviewed 9 January 2017

We visited in April, it was a great time weatherwise (midday was hot but not TOO hot, nights were cool) although they did warn that winds can often be very strong in April. We dressed in layers and took the canoe down and up the...More

Thank BriK200
Kayak_Las_Vegas, General Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you for your feedback. We are so happy that you had an amazing time on your trip. Black Canyon holds many special features and you got to experience some of the best. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 5 January 2017

Did the Hoover Dam canoe experience and the pick up folks were very friendly and helpful. Took their time to point out little things that would have otherwise been passed over without a second look. They were funny and efficient and got everyone out and...More

1  Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

It really doesn't matter what activity you choose to do with Desert Adventures, you will always be shown a really good time, by an excellent group of people who are professional, knowledgeble and extremely good fun to be around. We have taken many guided tours...More

1  Thank Dan B
Kayak_Las_Vegas, Public Relations Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2016

Hello Dan! We are always delighted to hear feedback from guests, especially return guests! So very glad that you enjoyed, despite having to opt for a self guided trip this time. Hopefully next trip we can get you out for another great #DesertAdeventure!!

Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Reed was our tour guide from Boulder City to the Hoover dam. From beginning to end this trip could not have been more fun. Reed was so pleasant and so detailed in the instructions he gave for using the bikes, he gave everyone time to...More

Thank Elh4572
Kayak_Las_Vegas, Public Relations Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2016

Thank you for your kind words! Reid, and all of our guides, love what they do and we think that really shows. It is always great to hear that straight from the guest mouth! We hope to have you back again soon for another #DesertAdventure!

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tia597
16 June 2016|
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Response from Kayak_Las_Vegas | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your inquiry! We are located near Las Vegas and we do pick up from the hotels on the Las Vegas Strip. Our tours are on the lower Colorado River below the Hoover Dam (not in the Grand Canyon and a few... More
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