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Desert Adventures - Day Tours

1647 Nevada Hwy Ste A, Boulder City, NV 89005-1929
+1 702-293-5026
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We are a full service outdoor adventure company. Our trips include kayaking, canoeing, stand-up-paddle boarding, hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, ATV tours and horseback riding. Our adventures are available in areas such as Zion, Bryce, and the Grand Canyon as well as the entire Lake Mead National Recreation Area. We specialize in guided trips from beginner to advanced, but we also have self guided trips, equipment rentals, wilderness medicine courses, and lessons available in most all of the disciplines. We have availability daily with free transportation from the Las Vegas strip available with all of our guided tours. We also have corporate and large (15+) group tours available.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1647 Nevada Hwy Ste A, Boulder City, NV 89005-1929
+1 702-293-5026
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved the pre-trip email that Desert Adventures sends. It tells you everything you need to bring and lists the stuff they provide. I know that seems simple, but being able to keep returning to that email for info was priceless. (We had a piece of...More

Thank obsidian2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome scenery, but what makes a trip like this is the guide, and we were lucky enough to get David. I have NEVER had as good a guide on ANY of my guided outdoor adventures as David was on this trip. First, he is a...More

Thank RMajorsSAT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The whole family throughly enjoyed this unique and tranquil adventure. Our guide David was excellent, very knowledgeable, facilitating and friendly. Our children ages 10/12 years loved it and were well able except they tired towards the end but we also only travelled from Ireland 2...More

Thank Elaine E
Reviewed 3 July 2017

My husband and I were a little hesitant booking this Kayak trip because we have absolutely no kayaking experience, but we decided to be adventurous and go for it. I'm so glad we did! We went on the Black Canyon 12 mile trip. We were...More

1  Thank likes2travel21
Kayak_Las_Vegas, General Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Thank you for your kind words! We are thrilled that you had such a great time and good job on powering through the wind! Sometimes Mother Nature wants to show us who's boss! :-) We hope to see you back again sometime on another one...More

Reviewed 28 June 2017

The staff at Desert Adventures were really nice, super accommodating and pretty knowledgeable. It was a great deal too just to rent a kayak by the hour. Gorgeous river and amazing scenery.

Thank Emmy105
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We stayed in the Hoover Dam Lodge the night before which was okay and gave us a place to stay. The outfitters met us in the parking lot outside the lodge at 6am. We had our releases, packed our gear on the trailer, and we...More

Thank H-Energy
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Incredible and Amazing are two words that come to mind after experiencing the Big Horn Classic (3 days/2 nights). We were traveling with myself and husband along with our children (ages 15 and 13) Our Guide was Brian, he was kind, informative, and so well...More

1  Thank micmad69
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful day out with Gibb from Desert adventures. Spending the day Kayaking on the Colorado river and stopping off to experience the hot springs is something everyone should experience. The day started early at 5am with a complimentary pickup from our Las...More

Thank Hirsty1980UK
Reviewed 9 June 2017

The first few hours we had calm water & beautiful scenery. Then the 16 mph winds picked up, the scenery was monotonous by now, & we didn't think we would make it to our destination. The guide had to take turns pulling us. We were...More

Thank Sherre M
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

This company went above and beyond for me and my honey, friends of ours had booked the permits and yaks through a different outfitters, however we wanted more of a performance SUP board to paddle down the water way and the other company had nothing...More

Thank kristiabarker
Kayak_Las_Vegas, General Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Glad we could help you out! Black Canyon is pretty special and we are happy you got to have the experience that you wanted! :-)

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16 June 2016|
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Response from Kayak_Las_Vegas | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your inquiry! We are located near Las Vegas and we do pick up from the hotels on the Las Vegas Strip. Our tours are on the lower Colorado River below the Hoover Dam (not in the Grand Canyon and a few... More