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icon6 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
Pickup from select hotels
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Overview

  • Walk on the spectacular Hoover Dam for an incredible view and one-of-a-kind photo adventure
  • Take a Powerplant tour down into the walls of the Black Canyon (currently unavailable)
  • Benefit from knowledgeable guides that provide a sightseeing tour with a difference
  • Lunch and round-trip transport from select hotels included
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Professional guide
Government's Power Plant Tour (subject to availability)
Government's Visitor Center and Exhibit Tour
Exclusive 45 minute Walk On The Top Tour of the Dam
Lunch
Hotel pickup and drop off (selected hotels only)
Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
Complimentary ticket to the Mac King Comedy Magic Show (A $45 Value!) - Subject to Show Availability
Photo stop at the "Welcome to Las Vegas" Sign
Gratuities

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We limit the amount of hotels we visit for pickups, so that we can spend more time at the Dam, and less time on the bus doing pickups. Our hotels for pickup are strategically placed up and down the strip including downtown, so your own hotel should be either right next door or a very short walk away from where you will meet the bus.

Departure Time

8:00 AM
Following pickup at select Las Vegas hotels, climb in to the climate-controlled vehicle for the drive to the Hoover Dam. Get to know your guide and small group along the way, learning about Hoover Dam history through your guide's commentary.

Upon arrival, start your visit with the Powerplant Tour. Descend 524 feet (160 meters) into the walls of the Black Canyon to see the Nevada Powerwing. Stroll through the generators and see the enormous pipe inside one of the diversion tunnels. After poking around in the depths of the earth, take the elevator back up to the Visitor Center. Get a full picture of the Hoover Damn's history through the exhibits and displays that show the building of the dam and its daily operations.

The highlight of this tour is the Walk on the Top portion: trek over the top of the dam itself. This excursion is one of the only from Las Vegas to offer this option. Stop by the bypass bridge to see the dam from above, before hopping back into your bus to head back to Las Vegas.

During the trip home, stop for lunch to fuel up after your day of learning, seeing and doing. 

Your tour concludes with drop-off back at your select hotel in Las Vegas.

** Please Note: Currently, the interior of the dam is closed, so the Powerplant tour is inaccessible. A stop will be made at the Hoover Dam Museum in Boulder City instead **
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Las Vegas
We proudly offer a designated bus driver (for safety) and step-on tour guide (for entertainment and information). Our drivers do not double as tour guides. Start your tour with pickup from select Las Vegas hotels and we don't take you to a central location to reload onto a different bus. You will go out on the bus you were picked up in. Limiting pick-ups and traveling on one bus allows us to save time and get back early. It can take hours to pull in and out of every hotel. By limiting pick-ups to 7 we are usually the first bus company to Hoover Dam. En route, your guide entertains and answers questions Hoover Dam, its history and/or the Las Vegas area.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign
We include a photo stop at the famous Welcome to Las Vegas Sign - Our guides will show you the best place to stand to get your photos to create a happy memory of your time in Vegas.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Boulder City
Travel through historic Boulder City, viewing the quaint Dingbat houses which were built for the Dam Workers, and the historic Hoover Dam Hotel. We also make a stop here so you can visit the Hoover Dam Museum.
Duration: 25 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Hoover Dam Bypass
Our buses have an added treat, a photo stop at the new Hoover Dam bypass bridge for the single best view available of Hoover Dam. Get those cameras ready for the best selfie ever!
Duration: 25 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Hoover Dam
On arrival, you’ll begin with a generator viewing. Travel 524 feet (160 meters) into the walls of Black Canyon to view the Nevada power-plant, generators and a 30-foot-diameter (9-meter) pipe inside one of the four giant diversion tunnels. (Please note: This portion of the tour is not guaranteed due to occasional closures by the Department or Reclamation. We recommend you call the dam and check the day prior to your tour if this is of paramount importance) Next, head into the Hoover Dam Visitor Center where you can see the history of Hoover Dam and view numerous exhibits that explain how the dam was built, how it operates and who benefits from the water and electricity. Walk on the Top Tour - This is an exclusive, fully guided comprehensive 45-minute walk over the top of the dam. Your knowledgeable guide will touch all aspects of the dam including electricity, outlet works, intake towers, concrete, diversion tunnels, water/drought, deaths, wages, earthquakes, artwork, WWII and more.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Omelet House
Relax and enjoy pleasant conversation with fellow travelers over a hot made-to-order sit down lunch on the way back to Las Vegas. As you drive back to town, you might hear Vegas trivia about topics such like the mafia, casino moguls, activities, restaurant deals and more before being dropped off. Each guide has a unique style and information.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The interior tour is not recommended for people that suffer from claustrophobia, who have pacemakers or defibrillators
  • Transportation is not wheelchair accessible however wheelchairs are available for rent for approximately USD $5 at the Dam. If you require a wheelchair at the Dam please let your tour guide know.
  • The Hoover Dam is a government-operated facility. Elevator closures to the generator rooms may happen without notice due to mechanical or security issues
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Post COVID-19 Safety Updates - We politely request that you refrain from taking this tour should you start displaying any of the symptoms associated with COVID-19. We do recommend guests wear a face mask, but this is not mandatory. Please be sure to bring one if you wish to wear it. All vehicles are sanitized prior to every tour and social distancing will be strongly encouraged.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Comedy On Deck

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Ultimate Hoover Dam Tour from Las Vegas With Lunch?
A:
The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Ultimate Hoover Dam Tour from Las Vegas With Lunch.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Ultimate Hoover Dam Tour from Las Vegas With Lunch?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Ultimate Hoover Dam Tour from Las Vegas With Lunch.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Ultimate Hoover Dam Tour from Las Vegas With Lunch?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Ultimate Hoover Dam Tour from Las Vegas With Lunch.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Ultimate Hoover Dam Tour from Las Vegas With Lunch?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Ultimate Hoover Dam Tour from Las Vegas With Lunch.

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Traveler Tips


  • "One thing to keep in mind - this is a government facility and being able to go inside the dam is sometimes difficult or the lines are long." See review
  • "Keeping in mind, you may have a long wait in line to do this but you can." See review
  • "i highly recommend doing this tour if you have the time; it’s worth every penny!" See review

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Very nice tour.
Thomas_F
, Apr 2021
The Hover Dam tour, the history of building the dam during 1931. I also like the museum and the bridge your.
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star-5
Best Dam Tour
Andrea_P
, Apr 2021
Best tour I’ve been on in a while, very informative and breath taking views. Travis or “Trez” was such a great tour guide, he had the bus laughing every minute. The stop in Boulder City was beautiful and the bloody Mary’s weren’t to bad either. Honestly I would do this tour again in a heartbeat.
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It was a Great dam tour
Lyndon_M
, Apr 2021
Crazy Jason did a Great job on the tour !!! Dirk also did awesome by driving us safely thru out the tour
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Hoover Dam Tour
Vic_M
, Apr 2021
Excellent tour. Boulder City visit was a plus touring mini museum and town. Our guide Trey did a great job keeping everyone entertained and informed. Dam was absolutely incredible to see in person and to walk over the bridge. The lunch was also great. A very enjoyable day!
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Awesome experience
John_B
, Apr 2021
What a great Dam experience! Our guide was very very knowledgeable and funny made it entertaining and educational educational
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Amazing
Alberto_C
, Apr 2021
Impressive view from the bridge. Loved Boulder City and its museum at the hotel. We got some souvenirs from the coffee shop
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Vegas Birthday Squad
Jennifer_A
, Apr 2021
We really enjoyed our tour to Hoover Dam. Trez made it fun with his comedy for the drive. I highly recommend this tour. Lunch was a plus!
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You won’t regret this trip
Carlos_V
, Apr 2021
Jason and Ron was great. We never had dull moment. Elvis at the Las Vegas sigh was awesome. Great communication with Jason on the pick up also.
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The dam tour
Bob_Z
, Apr 2021
Turn to book a tour online. Either I missed it or I simply wasn't informed but the comedy portion of the store was not exactly something I needed or was looking for. Don't get me wrong the guy was entertaining but a simple bus ride with more historical presentations and less humor would have been more to my liking. I could have done without the lunch as well. Why stop for lunch at the end of the tour. Just get me back an hour earlier and I'll go back to my Resort and have a lunch of my choosing.
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Hoover Dam Tour
jvanben14
, Apr 2021
Our tour guide Jason was a lot of fun. Great views of the dam and excellent lunch at the end. Enjoy!
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