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Lake Mead Cruises

490 Horsepower Cove Rd., Boulder City, NV 89005
+1 866-292-9191
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Lake Mead Cruises welcomes you for a relaxing tour aboard the famed Desert Princess - just minutes from the glitter and glamour of the Las Vegas strip. Built especially to cruise the clean, blue waters of picturesque Lake Mead and tour the Hoover Dam, the three-level Mississippi-style paddle-wheeler offers an unrivaled sightseeing experience. Whether you choose a brunch tour, midday tour or evening dinner tour, you'll enjoy the wind in your hair, the sun on your face, or the comfort of the climate-controlled enclosed decks-surrounded by breathtaking scenery.
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490 Horsepower Cove Rd., Boulder City, NV 89005
+1 866-292-9191
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took this approx 90 mins cruise - we were lucky in that we just turned up and there was plenty of spaces on the next boat. A comfy boat with loads of areas to sit and take it in as it sails toward the...More

Thank malnit56
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had to do the Lake Mead cruise while here. The cruise was very informative and the boat very impressive. Had a nice bar and lounge in which to get out of the sun after the tour was over. Tour lasts for a hour and a...More

Thank Nicki R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed a few days in Las Vegas and wanted to get away from all the casinos. So we went for the Lake Mead Cruise to see the Dam from Lake Mead. From the time we got to the dock the Staff was warm and...More

Thank Chuck W
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the 90 minute narrated (pre recorded) boat ride on Lake Mead. I found ALL the employees very nice, accommodating and courteous. We went on a very hot day but they had an air conditioned large cabin area with tables and chairs. They sold...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I didn't have the problems like some did but was a little strange. I booked this trip through vegas.com but when I went to the web afterword's the lake Mead cruise sight said no longer taking reservation. Why would they take my payment at Vegas....More

Thank Roge D
Reviewed 23 June 2017

As a local activity director for a retirement community, I send my residents on this cruise every year. We will really have to think hard about returning. The recent issue with the closing of Lake Mead Cruises, due to their bumper boat issue earlier this...More

Thank Kristi K
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

We arrived just a short distance from the Hoover dam The staff on the boat were good the cruise was very relaxing the boat takes you around lake Mead and quite close to the Hoover Dam all the history of the lake is transmitted to...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We did not take the cruise do to time. The people at the actual cruise were helpful. The people at the boat rental were extremely rude and not at all helpful. The condition of the marina was dirty, poor condition and not taken care of...More

Thank southwest4life
Reviewed 24 April 2017

i booked a cruise for saturday for 7 of us on tuesday. that night on t.v. i saw the boat broke down. The next day they called me to reshcedule or cancel, i cancelled,in the mean time my payment was pending for 2 days,so of...More

1  Thank Doris B
Reviewed 17 April 2017

90 minute cruise telling the geological history of Lake Mead as well as the history of the Hoover Dam. Even though the narration was taped, it was clear and easy to listen to. Great views of the walls of the reservoir and not really too...More

Thank Rathkids
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4 September 2016|
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Response from westlablonde | Reviewed this property |
They don't allow outside food or beverages because they sell snacks, food and beverages. Alcoholic and non alcoholic. They have a small gift shop too.
30 March 2015|
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Response from SortaTrav | Reviewed this property |
No combined tours that I saw either. We went to the dam early morning (9:30), it got crowded fast after that. Drive over the dam to get free parking. It's a little farther to walk, but it gives you a reason to walk across... More