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Meet your driver at select Las Vegas hotels and take in views of the Mojave Desert on the drive to the Hoover Dam.

When you get to the Hoover Dam, get perspectives on the dam from both the Arizona and Nevada sides of the Colorado River, and have your camera ready as you cross the Mike O’Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge.

Start with a guided tour of the dam interior, with live presentations and a film about the history and construction of the Hoover Dam. See the exhibit gallery and the observation deck, and then drop down into the observation room to watch the dam’s powerful generators in action.

Finally, begin the scenic trip back to Las Vegas, where this tour concludes with drop-off at your original departure point.

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Hoover Dam
Detours of Nevada
Overview

Once the world’s tallest dam, the Hoover Dam towers over the Mojave Desert with spectacular views across Nevada. This guided tour from Las Vegas takes you deep inside the dam, descending to the observation room to see its massive generators at work. Since morning and afternoon departures are available, this Hoover Dam tour is a convenient excursion that can be added to a day of sightseeing in Las Vegas.

Highlights
  • Don’t miss the Hoover Dam when you’re in Las Vegas
  • This guided tour gets you inside and above the dam
  • See the gorgeous desert that surrounds the Hoover Dam
  • Experience a piece of America’s engineering history
  • You don't need a car—hotel pickup and drop-off are included
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Reviewed 6 days ago
Great Tour!

Alvin was great, very knowledgable about the Hoover Dam and its surrounding areas. Van picked us up at the Hotel on time at 7:00 am and we drove to the Tour site with no problems. Alvin knew exactly where to take us for photo opportunities....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Half day hoover dam tour

We were picked up by Elvin in a luxury bus and offered snacks and water. He gave a commentary all the way to the hoover dam and took us round sites on the way. His knowledge was fantastic and it was really interesting to hear...More

1  Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 30 June 2018
Great half-day tour with Tommy/Detours

I booked this trip directly through TripAdvisor, which was convenient. Our driver, Tommy, picked us from our hotel right on time. Tommy was terrific, cordial, and helpful. He narrated a history of Los Vegas and of building the Hoover Dam all the way from our...More

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DETOURSofNV, Guest Relations Manager at Detours of Nevada, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for joining us for your tour to the engineering marvel that is the Hoover Dam. We're so glad that Tommy was terrific, cordial, and helpful. and not only shared the history of Las Vegas, but also the building the Hoover Dam. Thanks for...More

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Hoover Dam Tour 1/2 day...

Excellent tour & very detailed in terms of information . Very high quality! Our guide/driver was very knowledgeable and courteous . Also, we appreciated the snacks and water. It was a very hot day!More

3  Thank Peter A
DETOURSofNV, Guest Relations Manager at Detours of Nevada, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Hi Peter... Thank you for joining us for your Hoover Dam Tour, and for your kind words. We're thrilled to hear that you thoroughly enjoyed yourselves and your guide's service. We hope to see you again in the future for another great day (of 1/2...More

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Great Tour of the Dam with Tommy

Don’t miss one of the greatest civil engineering accomplishments of the past century. Also enjoy the beautiful architectural Art Deco details. Our guide Tommy was a wealth of knowledge and extremely personable. He provided ongoing commentary both on the way to the dam and on...More

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DETOURSofNV, Guest Relations Manager at Detours of Nevada, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Hi There... Thank you for joining us for one of our special tours to the Hoover Dam. We're so glad Tommy could show you this amazing feat, in our special way, and that you enjoyed his service and knowledge of the area, on your day...More

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Certainly all of the strip hotel & I believe downtown too!
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