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Address: 1647 Nevada Hwy Ste A, Boulder City, NV 89005
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+1 702-293-5026
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun 09:00 - 17:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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We are a full service outdoor adventure company. Our trips include...

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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Black Canyon Kayak Day Trip from Las Vegas

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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... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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 would have used for kayak trip from Hoover Dam down Black canyon. We made multiple... More 

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Thank southwest4life
Kayak_Las_Vegas, General Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this review

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 is an amazing adventure! :-) More 

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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 area is beautiful. Paddling and swimming through canyon in front of the dam is a... More 

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Thank Fabrice B
Long Beach, California
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 from the bottom of the Hoover Dam, wildlife, hot springs, cliff jumping... This was my... More 

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Thank Brad W
Appleton, Wisconsin
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69 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
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 know your limitations. Although windy in a few spots which proved a little challenging, the... More 

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Thank Rowing_Queen
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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 patient and accommodating. We had never kayaked before, so he taught us simple techniques and... More 

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London, Canada
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 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 river. The first day we went down to the Boyscout Canyon and worked our way... More 

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Thank BriK200
Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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 back in in great time. Prices are reasonable and include everything to be legimately out... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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403 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 232 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 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 with Desert Adventures but due to their popularity were unable to do so on our... More 

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Kayak_Las_Vegas, Public Relations Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this review

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!! More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
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 get comfy on the bike before taking off. He was so knowledgable about every thing.... More 

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Kayak_Las_Vegas, Public Relations Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this review

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! More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

My family and I kayaked with Desert Adventures July 2016. It was a highlight of our trip. The guys from Desert Adventures were fantastic. Desert Adventures provides all necessary gear/food except a hat, sunscreen, and water shoes with a heal strap. (They provide water bottles and filtration.) It is incredible to see Hoover Dam from the bottom of the river... More 

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Kayak_Las_Vegas, Public Relations Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this review

Hello!! We are delighted to have had the opportunity to share our knowledge and beauty of the Black Canyon with you and your family. We look forward to sharing your next #DesertAdventure with you soon! More 

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