Hoover Dam Upgrade Tour by Jeep
- Duration: 5 Hours (approx.)
While on your way to the Hoover Dam, you will hear a narrated story of this famous area’s history and urban legends from your tour guide.
Spot important landmarks from your window. Cruise by historic Boulder City, known for housing all the builders of the Hoover Dam, and enjoy the view of the clear waters of Lake Mead.
Step inside the Hoover Dam auditorium for a professional film presentation. Discover the history and engineering science behind the building of the Hoover Dam. Interactive exhibits throughout the Visitor Center bring a hands-on approach to understanding the physics and geology of this landscape.
Explore the Hoover Dam Power Plant. You’ll have access to well-lit passageways overlooking the massive machines that keep the Hoover Dam running. Listen as a tour guide explains the construction plan for the Hoover Dam as well as the daily operational procedures that go into maintaining this engineering marvel.
Your Hoover Dam tour continues outside onto the Hoover Dam observation tower. The sight of the Hoover Dam from this lookout is always breathtaking. Study how the Hoover Dam holds back Lake Mead through its jet-flow gates. Imagine how it looked when the Lake’s water level was almost to the top of this great Dam. Don’t forget to take pictures of this marvelous manmade accomplishment.
Now for the rarest of experiences on this Hoover Dam tours. Time to switch your mode of transportation. From the astounding landscape of Lake Mead Overlook, you’ll be transported to the vibrant waters of the Colorado River by van on the Lower Portal Road. This preserved road still showcases the original gauging station used to measure water level and flow as well as the dynamite storage bunkers used during the dam’s construction. It’s like you’re traveling back in time, seeing what the construction workers saw each day on their way to work building the Hoover Dam. Climb aboard your raft and float along the Colorado River. This guided tour gives you exclusive, close-up views of the Hoover Dam and Black Canyon. What’s cooler than the wind blowing through your hair as you lean back to look up at the Hoover Dam?
Before you board your Tour Trekker to return to Las Vegas you’ll have the opportunity to photograph the famous Mike O-Callaghan – Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge.
- Raft Ride
- Hoover Dam
- Black Canyon
- Lake Mead
- Hoover Dam Bypass
- Boulder City
HOOVER DAM TOP-TO-BOTTOM TOUR: Morning tours only.
TOUR TIME: Approximately 5 hours
- Personally guided and narrated tour
- Unlimited Complimentary Water
- All fees included
- Small group experience
- 20 minute float tour
- Complimentary hotel pick-up and drop-off