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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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  • Very good4%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“black canyon” (62 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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1647 Nevada Hwy Ste A, Boulder City, NV 89005-1929
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+1 702-293-5026
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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! :-)

Reviewed 28 May 2017

What a beautiful day! Desert Adventures picked us up at our Las Vegas hotel, drove us to the lake, (after a great look at Hoover Dam and some bighorn sheep on the way.) Our guide Scott was extremely knowledgeable about the area, and made our...More

Thank julie_from_hb
Reviewed 16 May 2017

My husband and I booked the Historic Railroad/Lake Mead and Hoover Dam bike trip during our vacation in Las Vegas. The booking process was smooth as butter which I did through email. The day before our trip we got a reminder phone call which was...More

Thank Kaitlyn G
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This was a self guided kayak trip down Black Canyon through Desert Adventures, I am so glad we did. DA were superb, very professional with good quality equipment and first class service. The trip itself was amazing, launching right below the dam, big horn sheep...More

1  Thank Martin S
Kayak_Las_Vegas, General Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Hi Martin! Thank you for the feedback. We are so happy to hear about your great trip and we hope that you come see us again soon!

Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Thought it was prudent to give these people a review even though we didn't get the opportunity to use them. After multiple attempts to multiple outfitters and receiving silent unofficial endorsements from other companies in the areas without a doubt this is the company we...More

Thank southwest4life
Kayak_Las_Vegas, General Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thank you for the kind words. We are as disappointed as you are that the launch permits were sold out for the river trip you wanted to plan. We hope that we can be of service to you in the near future as this trip...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

I rented a kayak on saturday to paddle from Boulder campground to Hoover dam and swim there. Bob was very friendly and helpful in giving the tips that would allow me to go through with my ambition. The equipment was in very good condition. The...More

Thank Fabrice B
Kayak_Las_Vegas, General Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you for your feedback. The paddle on Lake Mead to the dam and back is indeed a beautiful experience and we are so happy that you had a great time! We would love to have you back and get you on the river next...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017

First of all, this is a wonderful way to experience some of the amazing beauty not far from Las Vegas. I have paddled this section of the river many times before with family, Boy Scouts and youth groups. It is always a favorite. The view...More

Thank Brad W
Kayak_Las_Vegas, General Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Hi Brad! It was our pleasure to help make your trip amazing. Thank you for the kind words and we hope to serve you again on your next river adventure! :-)

Reviewed 18 March 2017

What a wonderful day we had paddling down the Colorado River. We took the Black Canyon one-day tour which started at the bottom of Hoover Dam, and that was impressive to say the least. The paddle is approximately 13 miles long, so it's best to...More

1  Thank Rowing_Queen
Kayak_Las_Vegas, General Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you for the feedback! We are thrilled to hear that you had an amazing time. Good job on powering through in the windy spots! The Black Canyon truly is a special place and we are proud to be able to share it with people...More

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tia597
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
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