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Address: Lake Mead RV Village, Las Vegas, NV 89005
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Explore the beauty of the Black Canyon of the Colorado River. We offer a...

Explore the beauty of the Black Canyon of the Colorado River. We offer a unique experience of smooth water rafting with professional guides and pilots. Experience the majesty of the canyon walls, keep an eye out for the eagles, big horn sheep, falcons, herons and more! Don't forget your camera!

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Calm Water Rafting at its Best !

If it is time for some calm water rafting, book this trip ! A pleasant small bus ride to the launch site, a cooler with water, fruit and energy bars for each guest, and away you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 April 2016
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Green Valley, Arizona

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Green Valley, Arizona
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268 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

If it is time for some calm water rafting, book this trip ! A pleasant small bus ride to the launch site, a cooler with water, fruit and energy bars for each guest, and away you go. Experienced raft Pilots who are extremely knowledgeable about the Hoover Dam, the new Bridge over the river, and unique artifacts along the river... More 

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BlackCanyonSalesMngr, Guest Relations Manager at Black Canyon River Adventure, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed your day on the river with us! Rafting the Colorado River through the Black Canyon is definitely a "once in a lifetime way" to see this area and the Dam! Thanks for the great review. More 

Konstanz, Germany
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44 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

We took the postcard tour. We absolutely loved the views from the boat as well as the history we learned from both the van and boat drivers. If we are at the Hoover Dam again in the future we would definitely consider taking the longer tour. Our kids really liked this as well.

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BlackCanyonSalesMngr, Guest Relations Manager at Black Canyon River Adventure, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! "Awesome way to see the Hoover Dam" for sure! More 

Absecon, New Jersey
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41 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

A short boat ride to the base of the dam. Worth every penny. There is a van ride from Boulder City. We did not get lucky enough to see the big horn sheep. About a half hour boat ride. The driver and boat operator were nice. Everybody gets a chance to take pictures in front of the dam. A good... More 

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British Columbia, Canada
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15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

Imagine in your mind.......drifiing on an open air, double pontoon raft, on a glass river, with no wind, tonnes of sun. .good company, lunch provided..for 4 hrs or more??? What could be better???!! REALLY??? To me, that's the epitome of relaxation. And this is what you get when you take the excursion from this company! You experience the grandeur of... More 

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BlackCanyonSalesMngr, Guest Relations Manager at Black Canyon River Adventure, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! The perfect description of the day on the river with us. We definitely agree with you about this trip being "a trip for EVERYONE!!!" Thanks again! More 

Shorewood, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

If you've seen the dam from above, you definitely want to see it from the water level. Bothe van driver (Leslie) and raft driver(Brian) are very informative and knowledgeable. This was the Postcard trip

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BlackCanyonSalesMngr, Guest Relations Manager at Black Canyon River Adventure, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review. The amazing views of Hoover Dam is the reason we call this the Postcard Tour. Will pass your compliments on to your driver and pilot. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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101 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

This is definitely a different side of Vegas. No strip, lights or noise, just peaceful scenery and amazing views. We booked directly and drove to the sight as it was only a 30/40 minute drive with the rental, but they do offer hotel pick ups. You start off right at the Hoover Dam and go down stream. Being at the... More 

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BlackCanyonSalesMngr, Guest Relations Manager at Black Canyon River Adventure, responded to this review

And your review is "Simply Amazing" also. Thank you! We are glad you were able to experience "a different side of Vegas" with us. More 

The Woodlands, Texas
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18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Perfect for a quiet day filled with great views of the Black Canyon from the river. Very interesting and educational. Our guide provided an excellent narrative to familiarize us with history on Hoover Dam creating, and how creation of the Dam affected the area (good for economic development, not so good for nature and habitat of fish and animals). It... More 

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Beth C, Guest Relations Manager at Black Canyon River Adventure, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! Our raft trip is an experience quite apart from the regular Las Vegas experience. Glad that you too "Great memories" away with you. More 

Kent, Ohio
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104 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

We were picked up at our hotel by Brain and he gave us a great narrative of the area on our way to the river adventure. Upon arrival we boarded a pontoon river raft. The last bit of the walk is over rocks as the trail ends, so be aware. Seating is comfortable. The trip down the Colorado River is... More 

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Beth C, Guest Relations Manager at Black Canyon River Adventure, responded to this review

Thank you for spending a part of your trip with us! Your writing "The Las Vegas area has many different sides to it and this is one not to be missed" is a review we love to read! More 

Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

2 families out for a day of adventure - And Black Canyon provided just that. Gorgeous day, and so much fun. Our guide was great - had fun and educational information to share. And she let the kids drive the raft! Memories for life!! Thank you!

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Beth C, Guest Relations Manager at Black Canyon River Adventure, responded to this review

We are so glad y'all enjoyed your day with us! And thank you for the "Amazing" review. More 

Knutsford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

Its a slow glide down the Colorado river from the bottom of the Hoover Dam down to Lake Mead. We left our hotel at 8am, finally got on the boat at 10.30am and got back to our hotel at 3.30pm. Far too long a day frankly when we could have been doing something so much more interesting. Perhaps a maximum... More 

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Beth C, Guest Relations Manager at Black Canyon River Adventure, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to right us a review! So sorry it was not what you expected. Hopefully you enjoyed the scenery while on the raft! More 

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