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All necessary equipment included
All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
After early morning pickup at your hotel, head to the kayak center to meet your experienced guide and get outfitted with gear.
When you’re geared up, drive to the base of Hoover Dam, where you descend 1,100 feet (335m) to the boat launch area. On the way you'll pass a security checkpoint where you’ll need to show your government-issued photo ID.
At the river, receive paddling instructions and a safety briefing from your expert guide. Once you’re ready, hop in your kayak and hit the water! Expect 4–5 hours of paddling total in mostly calm water, although it can be choppy depending on weather conditions. The kayaks are stable, equipped with rudders for steering, and all safety equipment is included.
Not long after you start, you’ll reach a great spot to snap photos of the Hoover Dam. From there, continue to follow your guide downstream to see Sauna Cave, and take two optional short hikes. The easy trails lead you to a slot canyon and hot springs to explore and swim. If you want, relax with a soak in the natural hot springs. If you opt not to take the hike, simply relax and enjoy the natural surroundings until your group returns.
You'll travel seven miles down the river before you stop midday for a tasty picnic lunch on a secluded beach. After relaxing at lunch, you’ll kayak three miles to Emerald Cave and a historic gauging station and tramway. Nearby, you’ll see the trailhead where you can hike if time allows.
Your last mile on the river brings you to Willow Beach, where you’ll meet the van for the return to Las Vegas. Restrooms and cold beverages (own expense) are available at the marina. Say farewell to your guide and return to Las Vegas in the early evening to end your tour.
Please note: in order for the local operator to obtain the necessary permits for this tour ALL traveler names must be provided as they appear on a government-issued ID such as a driver's license or passport. Your tour will not be confirmed unless all names are provided.
All necessary equipment (life vest, helmet, kayak)
Permit (non-refundable once booked)
Safety and paddling instruction
Dry bag for personal belongings
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
Important: In order for the local operator to obtain the necessary permits for this tour ALL traveler names must be provided as they appear on a government issued ID such as a driver's license or passport. Your tour will not be confirmed unless all names are provided.
Please note once reservation is confirmed the local operator is required to purchase a launch permit (USD 34). This non-refundable.
All travelers MUST bring a government issued ID on the day of the tour
All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking
All passenger heights MUST be advised at time of booking
Swimsuits, towels, and layers are strongly advised
Pickup is available from select Las Vegas hotels
Total tour duration is inclusive of hotel pickup and drop-off. You will have approximately 4 to 5 hours of kayaking depending on water and wind conditions
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.