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Emerald Cave: Clear-Bottom Kayak Tour with Optional Shuttle

1. Emerald Cave: Clear-Bottom Kayak Tour with Optional Shuttle

Start with pickup from one of the resort hotels on the Las Vegas strip and travel towards Willow Beach, Arizona for your guided kayaking tour. Upon arrival at the canyon, receive a quick kayaking lesson from your guide and get ready for your adventure. Enjoy the underwater views through your glass-bottom kayak. Paddle towards Emerald Cave, with a break to stop and admire the fantastic views of the entire canyon. Keep a lookout for wildlife species such as the Desert Big Horn Sheep, blue heron, and bald eagles. Enter the Emerald Cave and enjoy the tranquility of your surroundings. Take the opportunity to swim in the Colorado River, before heading back to the starting back for your return transfer back to Las Vegas.

Las Vegas: Horseback Riding Tour

2. Las Vegas: Horseback Riding Tour

Leave the Las Vegas slot machines and party lifestyle behind as you head off on a peaceful horse ride in the Nevada desert. Ride through Rainbow Gardens with its red rock formations that were created at the same time as the Grand Canyon. Don't worry if it's your first time on a horse or an experienced rider, this is a great way to explore the desert and feel like a cowboy for the day for beginners and experts alike. Meet your guide at a ranch in the desert and get paired with a horse to suit your skill level. Receive a short introduction from your guide on riding and learn how to mount and dismount your horse correctly.  When you feel comfortable, jump on the saddle and set off on a scenic horse ride through the desert. You can even see an inactive volcano not far from the Lake Mead area.

Las Vegas: Desert Horseback Riding Tour with Breakfast

3. Las Vegas: Desert Horseback Riding Tour with Breakfast

Leave the Las Vegas slot machines behind on this horseback riding tour in the the Nevada Desert only minutes from the Strip. Enjoy a delicious breakfast and get a photo taken with your horse to remember your day.  Be greeted by your guide at the horse ranch and meet a well-trained horse that suits your riding skill level. Receive a short introduction from your guide on riding and learn how to mount and dismount your horse with ease.  Jump into the saddle and begin your horse riding experience in the pristine desert. Look for local wildlife like coyotes, foxes, geckos, falcons, and hawks. Keep an eye out for the over 30 varieties of plants that are native to the area.  Sit down to a breakfast with a cheese omelet, potatoes, and banana bread.Beverage included. Return to your starting point at the end of the tour. 

From Las Vegas: Hoover Dam Raft Tour

4. From Las Vegas: Hoover Dam Raft Tour

Head out of the hustle and bustle of Las Vegas to explore the Hoover Dam on a raft on the Colorado River. See this impressive feat of engineering from a different perspective as you float on the river. Take in the striking landscape surrounding you on the drive out as well as while on site. Leave Las Vegas and head toward Boulder City on a short drive. Stop at Hoover Dam Lodge to board your specially permitted vehicle with access to the Colorado River at the base of Hoover Dam. Once there, climb aboard your raft to float on the peaceful river and enjoy a breathtaking view of the magnificent Hoover Dam. Appreciate the monumental build as well as the natural beauty of the river, canyon, and wildlife surrounding the area. View the Hoover Dam, the bypass bridge, and journey just far enough down river to feel the canyon’s surreal setting. See the concrete slabs, steps, and rails up close used to build the dam, and see the Old Catwalk, Gauging Station, and removed rock hillsides.

Grand Canyon National Park: South Rim Private Group Tour

5. Grand Canyon National Park: South Rim Private Group Tour

Travel from Las Vegas, along the historic Route 66, to Grand Canyon National Park and enjoy 3 hours of free time at the deepest and widest part of the canyon. Travel through the Mojave Desert and cross over the Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge from Nevada to Arizona. See the dramatic scenery change as you gain 5,000 feet of elevation. Desert plants and animals change to scenery and wildlife from the Colorado Rockies, with 100-foot-tall pines, giant elk, and mule deer. As you explore, discover incredible views of the Grand Canyon at Mather Point and around Bright Angel. Enjoy popular attractions such as the El Tovar, Hopi House, Kolb Photo Studio, and the Bright Angel Trail.

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What people are saying about Boulder City

We had a great time out on the water. Our tour guide, Chris, made the experience amazing! We got to see a lot of the beautiful scenery and got great pictures. Highly recommend this and you should ask for CHRIS!

We really enjoyed ourselves. It was very relaxing and the tour guide was excellent. Also the driver who picked us up and dropped us back off was very nice. I definitely recommend to anyone traveling to Vegas

So fun! Really great experience. Robert, our guide, was great. So glad we did this. Nice break from the hub-bub of Vegas.

Enjoyable day on the Colorado. Jordan. Our guide, was great. Thank you.

We had a great time very relaxing and beautiful horses!!