View of Hoover Dam from the Arizona Side Road

Hoover Dam Bus Tour

The Hoover Dam is one of the United States' most significant and fascinating pieces of architecture - and it lies just outside of Las Vegas! This tour takes you from your Strip hotel to the Hoover Dam, where you'll be guided through the building from top to bottom, with plenty of time to explore on your own.

Departure: Las Vegas

Destination: Boulder City, NV/Hoover Dam

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Transportation: Bus

Upgrades Available: One

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Intake towers as seen from Arizona side
Exhibits entrance at Hoover Dam
Wide angle view of the Dam from the west end
Hydro-turbines in the generator house
Internal passages in the dam
Colorado river from the top of the dam

This incredible tour begins with convenient shuttle transportation provided from your major Las Vegas hotel to our bus depot for check-in. You will receive a brief orientation before boarding a luxury motorcoach for the 45-minute drive to Hoover Dam. Enjoy the dramatic desert scenery that surrounds the Las Vegas area from the comfort of your air-conditioned vehicle, complete with multilingual headset narration for each passenger. The VIP Interior Tour is an extraordinary guided tour that allows access into the depths of the dam's infrastructure. Here you will learn how the dam uses millions of gallons of water to produce electricity to not just Nevada, but Arizona and California as well. You will also hear stories about the people who made this engineering feat possible back in 1931.

Walk across the top of the dam and experience the awe of the magnificent scenery around you and the feat of human engineering beneath your feet. On one side of the dam you'll find beautiful views of Lake Mead, and on the other an impressive view of the Colorado River continuing beyond the dam. You will spend about 90 minutes at the dam, allowing ample time for photos and a chance to explore the Visitor Center. As your tour comes to a conclusion, you will once again board your motorcoach for the return trip to your Las Vegas hotel.

Features
  • Hotel Pick-up
  • Motorcoach from Las Vegas to Hoover Dam
  • Multilingual Narration
  • Hoover Dam VIP Interior Tour
  • Visitor Center, Museum, Short Movie
Itinerary

Tour Duration

Approximately 4.5 hours, not including hotel transfers

Time at Hoover Dam

1.5 hours

Hotel Pick-Up

Complimentary pick-up from most major hotels in Las Vegas

Departure to Hoover Dam

After checking in, guests will board a motorcoach and drive to the Hoover Dam approximately 45 minutes away

Hoover Dam Interior Tour

Enjoy a VIP interior tour of the lower level of the Hoover Dam. This shows the inner workings of the Hoover Dam and provides a rich history of its monumental construction.

Exploration

Exploration time at the Visitor Center and the Hoover Dam's upper levels. Total time here is around 1.5 hours.

Hotel Drop-off

After your exploration has concluded, you will board your motorcoach once again and return to your hotel.

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