Only a short distance from Las Vegas, tour the engineering feat that is the Hoover Dam. Enjoy this National Historic Landmark on the mighty Colorado River on your Private Half-Day Tour of the Hoover Dam.
Highlights on Your Private Day Half-Tour of the Hoover Dam:
- Hoover Dam Visitor Center
- Upstream views of Hoover Dam – Arizona Side
- Views from the top of Hoover Dam
Tour Package pricing from $800 + fuel surcharge
Most hotels in Las Vegas, NV
Recommended between 8:00am and 9:00am
Recommended between 1:00pm and 2:00pm
DETOURS custom touring vehicles are specifically designed for small groups with comfortable, individual captain’s chairs.
Tours canceled within 48 hours of departure will be charged in full.
Private Half-Day Tour of the Hoover Dam
Tour the engineering feat that is the Hoover Dam, a National Historic Landmark on the mighty Colorado River, only a short distance from Las Vegas. The Dam, built during the Great Depression, spans approximately 245 square miles of surface area and took 3.25 million yards of concrete to construct. Irrigating over 1,000,00 acres and providing water to 8,000,000 people in Arizona, California, and Nevada, the Dam continues to play an essential role for the surrounding economy and their inhabitants. During the tour of the Hoover Dam, you will be treated to the best views from both the Arizona and Nevada sides of the Colorado River. The Mike O’Callaghan/Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, (The Dam Bridge) now offers the highest accessible overlook of the Dam and Black Canyon and will be seen from the top of Hoover Dam.
- Entrance Fees
- Unlimited bottled water
- Luxury Transportation
- Hotel Pick up/ Drop off
WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED
- Guide gratuity
- Interior Dam Tour*
- Power Plant Tour*
*The optional Guided Dam Tour can only be purchased on site once at the Hoover Dam. The optional Guided Power Plant Tour can be purchased online by guest prior to date of tour or on site once at the Hoover Dam. Click this link for more information.
Temperatures vary by season. We recommend bringing a jacket in the event of changing weather patterns.
Pick up times range from 7am-8am. We will contact you between 4pm-6pm the evening before to let you know your exact pick up time.
Weather appropriate clothing, camera, sunscreen, snacks, government issued ID (driver’s license, passport, etc.)
We recommend closed-toed shoes year round. During the winter, we recommend pants and jackets.
These are all approximations, please check the weather prior to your tour. Summer temperatures range from 90-110 degrees fahrenheit. Spring and fall temperatures range from 60-90 degrees fahrenheit. Winter temperatures range from 40-50 degrees fahrenheit.