Hoover Dam and Lake Mead Tour Highlights
- Complimentary hotel pickup and hotel return will be provided
- Experience the magnificent Hoover Dam for approximately 1.5 hours on the Hoover Dam Discovery Tour
- Breathtaking 90 minute paddlewheel boat cruise on Lake Mead
- Enjoy a complimentary lunch served onboard the Desert Princess
- Visit Ethel M’s Chocolate Factory and Botanical Gardens
- Guided narrated tour, many photo opportunities, and time for souvenir shopping
- Air-conditioned luxury motorcoaches with panoramic windows designed specially for sightseeing
This combined tour begins with breathtaking sights as you travel by motorcoach through fabulous Las Vegas towards Boulder City, Nevada. As you leave Boulder City en route to the magnificent Lake Mead and Hoover Dam, keep your eyes peeled for views of picturesque Lake Mead in the distance. Formed by Hoover Dam, Lake Mead is the largest reservoir in America – but it’s also one of America’s most beautiful man-made lakes!
The Hoover Dam will be your first stop. Delight in the enormity of one of the world’s most amazing engineering feats as you experience unsurpassed views of this man-made wonder. You can even walk between Nevada and Arizona to view Hoover Dam from two states! You’ll have about 1.5 hours to explore, including the Hoover Dam Discovery Tour, which features a guided tour of Hoover Dam visitor center and the impressive generator room on the Nevada side of the Dam.
Next, you’ll head to the Lake Mead Cruises landing and board the Desert Princess, a 300-passenger paddlewheel boat featuring two climate controlled enclosed decks and an open sun deck. Enjoy a delicious complimentary lunch on board and relax on your 90 minute cruise of the peaceful clear blue waters of spectacular Lake Mead, complete with a rare lake view of the magnificent Hoover Dam! Upon your return to the Landing, you will board a luxury motorcoach for your ride back to fabulous Las Vegas. Your journey is complete with a tour of Ethel M’s Chocolate Factory, where you can explore their famous botanical gardens, gift shop, and even get some sweet samples!
Hoover Dam Discovery Tour
Your Lake Mead Cruise and Hoover Dam Tour includes the Hoover Dam Discovery Tour. This tour gives you access to the Hoover Dam Visitor Centre, a movie featuring the history of Hoover Dam, scheduled presentations by professional guides, and balcony level view of power plant.
Please Note: Comfortable clothing & footwear is advised on our tours!
This tour is seasonal and only operates February-December. Be sure your tour date coincides with the day(s) & season tour is offered.