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Black Canyon Kayak Day Trip from Las Vegas

From US$ 224.99
  • Kayak the Black Canyon section of the Colorado River with a guide
  • Ideal for all experience levels—including beginners
  • All kayaking equipment, lunch, snacks, and bottled water are provided
Black Canyon Kayak Day Trip from Las Vegas
From US$ 224.99
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Black Canyon Kayak Day Trip from Las Vegas
US$ 224.99
Paddle through Nevada’s Black Canyon, a natural gorge in the Colorado River, on this kayak day trip from Las Vegas. A great choice for nature lovers, this tour includes short guided hikes to explore caves and hot springs and lunch on a riverside beach. Marvel at the canyon’s natural scenery and keep an eye out for native wildlife. Plus, hotel pickup and drop-off are included for a seamless experience.
What to Expect
Start your tour with early morning pickup from select Las Vegas hotels in an air-conditioned vehicle for a short drive to Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

Meet your guide and head to the kayak launching point on the riverbank below Hoover Dam. After a short safety briefing, hop in your kayak and paddle downstream along the Black Canyon section of the Colorado River.

Stop at Sauna Cave, where you can choose between two short guided hikes or opt to wait for your group on the riverbank. The easy trails lead to hot springs where you can swim. Kayak for several more miles, and then stop for lunch on a secluded riverside beach.

After a final stop at Emerald Cave, finish your paddling trip on the Arizona side of the river at Willow Beach. Your tour ends with hotel drop-off in Las Vegas.
Reviews (83)
1 - 5 of 21 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Family kayak adventure

Well, where do I start? We are a family of 4 (2 adults/2 teens) and all enjoy kayaking. Found ourselves heading to LV for a mini vacay and we thought kayaking down the Colorado River would be super cool...boy, were we right! It was a...More

Thank SKH45
Kayak_Las_Vegas, Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there! Wow! You guys had quite the day and we're so glad that you enjoyed it despite the winds that picked up. You're right, weather is unpredictable, and causes extra work but the reward is so great! Antonio is a great guide and reviews...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fantastic alternative to a typical Vegas experience

My best friends organized a Vegas bachelor party for me along with another of our friends who is also getting married soon. Instead of just staying on the strip the whole weekend and never seeing any semblance of nature or the wild (other than herds...More

Thank AndyLexKY
Kayak_Las_Vegas, Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Andy! Thank you for your awesome feedback! We're so glad you had a great time on the river, away from the all the lights and noise. We hope we'll see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kayak Trip

We had a great day on the water with Biscuit. We enjoyed some history. The views were awesome. Soaked in the Hot Springs. Great lunch. These guys are great. This is a must do!!!! I will do it again.

Thank carpenterbillneilsen
Kayak_Las_Vegas, General Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there! Great to hear that you had a good time. Biscuit is one of faves as well! We hope to see back on the water again soon! -Joyce

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile
Adventure day

What a fantastic trip, from start to finish. Our guide Rick was fantastic. A good guide makes a trip along with great views of the hoover dam and black canyon. You can see why the ratings for this trip are so high. If you love...More

Thank dazb0169
Kayak_Las_Vegas, Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

We're so glad you had a great time! We agree, Rick is a fantastic guide. Thank you for enjoying the river with us! We hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile
Great adventure and well worth the money

Myself and three colleagues went out to do this on our second day in Las Vegas. I would recommend to do this if you can. Its a full day, we were picked up at 5.45am and dropped back at the hotel around 6pm. You launch...More

3  Thank emma l
Kayak_Las_Vegas, Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2018

Hi Emma! We're so glad you had an amazing trip! Thank you for leaving an awesome and informative review for others. Hydration is key, especially in our HOT summers! See you next time!

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I got picked up sometime between 5:30 and 6:00am from my hotel.
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