A red helicopter flying over the Hoover Dam with dark blue waters below

Hoover Dam Deluxe Bus And Helicopter Tour

Take your Hoover Dam tour to new levels - literally! After exploring this historic concrete structure from top to bottom and inside and out, you'll fly over the dam and the surrounding Lake Mead aboard a helicopter tour. The photo opportunities available from the sky simply cannot be matched from the ground.

Departure: Las Vegas

Destination: Boulder City, NV/Hoover Dam

Duration: 7.5 Hours

Transportation: Bus | Helicopter

Upgrades Available: None

Set your sights on adventure when you add a helicopter to your Hoover Dam bus tour!

The day begins when you are picked up at one of the major Las Vegas hotels and driven in a comfortable, air-conditioned motorcoach to the 7th Wonder of the Industrial World – the Hoover Dam. Your comprehensive Hoover Dam VIP Interior tour package includes access to the Visitors’ Center, the exhibit area, the museum, and a viewing of “Construction of the Hoover Dam.” Ample time is available for exploring and photos at each location.

After your Hoover Dam tour, you will be dropped off at Scenic’s Hoover Dam heliport to board a state-of-the-art helicopter for a 6-minute narrated bird’s-eye view tour of Hoover Dam and Lake Mead. Upon completing the helicopter tour, the deluxe motorcoach will bring you back to your Las Vegas hotel.

  • Hotel pick-up
  • Motorcoach from Las Vegas to Hoover Dam
  • Narration (Motorcoach)
    • English, French, Japanese, Mandarin, Spanish
  • Hoover Dam interior tour
  • Visitor Center, museum, IMAX movie
  • Aerial views of Dam, Colorado River, Lake Mead
  • Meal

Tour Duration

Approximately 7.5 hours, including hotel transfers.

Time spent at Hoover Dam

1.5 - 2 hours

Helicopter Flight

Approximately 6 minutes

Hotel Pick-Up

Passengers are picked up from the designated Las Vegas hotel and taken to the bus depot for check-in.

Departure for Hoover Dam

Passengers board motorcoach and depart for Hoover Dam

Hoover Dam Interior Tour

VIP interior tour of the lower level showing the inner workings of the dam and providing the history of its construction

Free Time

Explore other parts of the dam such as the Visitor's Center, exhibit room and observation deck. The duration at the dam is approximately 1.5 hours.

Helicopter Tour

Return to the motorcoach and depart to the heliport for the helicopter tour. The 6-minute flight includes views of Hoover Dam, the Colorado River, and Lake Mead.

Hoover Dam Lodge

Passengers are taken to the lodge to enjoy a meal before returning to their Las Vegas hotel


Return to Las Vegas via motorcoach