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Hoover Dam: Tours & Tickets

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Hoover Dam, once known as Boulder Dam, is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, on the border between Arizona and Nevada. Hoover Dam impounds Lake Mead, and is located near Boulder City, Nevada. Paid parking, visitor...more
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Hoover Dam Access Road, Boulder City, NV 89109
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

To be perfectly honest, I’m not all that interested in hydroelectric power, but I’m all for tracing Chevy Chase’s steps from Vegas Vacation. We took the shorter of the two tours but didn’t feel like we didn’t see enough. If you have the $10 just...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ewamaine
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Interesting construction and history. Worth a stop to get out and walk around. You can park free if you drive past the ramp to the parking lots and walk back to the dam. Take water and comfortable shoes.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank joaniemaria
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We vacationed in Vegas so how could we not take the approximate 30 minute or so drive to see Hoover Dam. The history of this monstrosity is just as impressive as the structure itself! We visited on a Saturday at about 12p. There was about...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Mer1001
Reviewed yesterday

Nice place to visit . We paid for the Hoover Dam tour its l hour which is way better than the Hoover Dam Powerplant tour for 30 minutes. You can walk for free just tours have a cost. They have a gift shop, deli /...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jennessyhennessy
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My family of five took the Dam tour for $30 each. I would recommend this tour if you love to learn. You start off with an educational 10 minute movie about the dam. Our tour didn’t start for an hour, so we spent the time...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank jessicae126
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took the pink keep company and Ken was our driver. Excellent tour. There were 8 of us in the Jeep like vehicle. Comfortable seats and plenty of air conditioning. Ken was very entertaining during our drive out. Pointed out sites to see and was...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 719reg
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Hoover Dam has got to be the most iconic dam in the world. It's a beautiful sight and an engineering masterpiece. We stopped off here on the way to the south rim of the Grand Canyon. Our tour guide told us lots of interesting...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Asklett
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped in Bolder for breakfast and was directed to the dam by a waitress. So we came in from the west side and what a sight. We spent around 3 hrs wandering and taking the tours down to the turbine halls, all very interesting...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Ken W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Recommend at least once in your lifetime, what a beauty. I also recommend the one hour tour to the inside of the dam. Great education for the entire family.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 74MariaG74
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went on our own instead of with a tour group. Parking with a handicap tag is free so I don't know the cost of the hourly parking rate. Walking on the dam is free. To go into the visitor center is $10 there's a...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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2 October 2019|
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Response from mattn823 | Reviewed this property |
Let me clarify, you cannot pre-purchase prior to day of your tour. Once doors open and tickets go on sale, and then you can buy for later in the same day.
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21 July 2019|
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Response from travelingmusician73 | Reviewed this property |
Sure! It's not a bad drive. But, if you are wanting to go on a tour, plan to get there early in the busy season, We arrived just before opening and still stood in a line and ended up in the second group of tours. (That was... More
26 June 2019|
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Response from Andrew S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I do not know. You can walk across during the day.