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Desert Adventures - Day Tours

1647 Nevada Hwy Ste A, Boulder City, NV 89005-1929
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Black Canyon Hike and Desert Hot Springs Day Trip from Las Vegas
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Black Canyon Kayak Day Trip from Las Vegas
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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
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1647 Nevada Hwy Ste A, Boulder City, NV 89005-1929
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

My family and I kayaked with Desert Adventures July 2016. It was a highlight of our trip. The guys from Desert Adventures were fantastic. Desert Adventures provides all necessary gear/food except a hat, sunscreen, and water shoes with a heal strap. (They provide water bottles...More

Thank Knobbers
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Kayak_Las_Vegas, Public Relations Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2016

Hello!! We are delighted to have had the opportunity to share our knowledge and beauty of the Black Canyon with you and your family. We look forward to sharing your next #DesertAdventure with you soon!

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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Last week my wife and I took went on a guided Kayaking trip down Blacks Canyon on the Colorado river, with the guys from Desert Adventures. I have to say it was probably the highlight of our entire trip to Las Vegas. From go to...More

Thank Chris G
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Kayak_Las_Vegas, Public Relations Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2016

Hello Chris!! We are so very glad to hear that we made your vacation that much better. All of us here strive for that, and it is amazing to have that praise come back to us, we really appreciate it! Thank you! We hope to...More

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Reviewed 17 September 2016

My husband and I rented two single kayaks for a self-guided black canyon day trip. They handled our permits/paperwork and loading and unloading of the kayaks. Everyone we encountered was super helpful and friendly. They provided us with all the gear and river maps. It...More

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Kayak_Las_Vegas, Public Relations Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2016

Hello! We are so glad to have been able to accommodate you and your spouse on the trip. It is always delightful to hear when we are doing a great job and when guests enjoy themselves and the beauty of the surrounding area. As much...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2016

Last weekend we went on a paddle down the Black Canyon with 20 people. Desert Adventures always responded promptly to questions in the process of securing the rental and made the steps abundantly clear in how to acquire the permits to launch at the Hoover...More

Thank Eric H
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Kayak_Las_Vegas, Public Relations Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2016

Hello Eric! Thank you very much for your feedback! We are pleased to hear we brought our "A" game, and even more pleased to hear that you enjoyed the beauty of the Black Canyon. We look forward to seeing you on your next #DesertAdventure!

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Reviewed 31 July 2016

Thank you so much for helping us get our F150 and trailer out of that muck at the lake. We couldn't have done it without all of your help and truck pulling us. Can't thank you enough for getting up and helping us. I know...More

Thank NiaW
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Kayak_Las_Vegas, Public Relations Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2016

Hello Nia! We were very happy to be able to get you guys back on your way. We know it must have been an awful situation to be stuck in the mud like that, and we only did what we hope any decent group of...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We had a blast. Perfect amount of land and water! We were FORCED to visit Vegas for a family event and decided we must find something anti Vegas. This excursion was the perfect thing. Even though it was almost 120F, our guide Reed made the...More

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Kayak_Las_Vegas, Public Relations Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2016

Hello! We are glad that we could make your time here pleasurable! Looking forward to getting you and your family out for another #DesertAdventure!

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Reviewed 20 July 2016

Last minute trip to Lake Mead. We rented a couple of Kayaks and Stand Up Paddle boards. Staff was very friendly and super helpful. One member of our group had never gone Kayaking before and our Guide took a little time to give her some...More

Thank Sarah M
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Kayak_Las_Vegas, Public Relations Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2016

Hello Sarah! We are so glad that we could get you and your group out on the water. Thank you for your kind words and we hope to see you and your group again soon for your next #DesertAdventure!

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Reviewed 8 July 2016

I want to thank Patton for keeping our reservation straight and helping us with our Kayaking plans. We started the afternoon approx. 1:15pm for the 2:00pm (4 Hour Kayak Rental) at their Boulder City location. We met Darrell who trailered our Kayaks to Lake Mead....More

Thank DiAlJo
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Kayak_Las_Vegas, Public Relations Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 November 2016

Hello! Thank you for your kind words about Patton and Darren. We are very pleased that you all enjoyed despite the windy conditions that day. We hope you will think of us in the future for your next #DesertAdventure!!

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Reviewed 1 July 2016

About this outfit. We rented kayaks for our family of five to kayak on Lake Mead. The staff were extremely helpful and explained everything we needed to know. We paid in advance to reserve our kayaks and we were emailed a receipt with explanation of...More

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Kayak_Las_Vegas, Owner at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2016

Thanks so much! I am happy you enjoyed the Lake, it is so nice this time of year. Family kayaking is the way to go in the summer. Thanks for the nice feedback and hopefully we will see you again next time you go paddling!

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Reviewed 23 June 2016

This trip was simply fantastic. You start in Boulder City, just a short drive outside of Las Vegas. (Maybe 30 minutes from the strip.) They do offer hotel pickup for those who aren't mobile themselves. The tour itself starts right the base of Hoover Dam....More

Thank Eric A
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Kayak_Las_Vegas, Owner at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2016

Just wanted to say thank you for the detailed review of what to expect on a guided 1-day Black Canyon trip. Your description helps others know what to expect, and we are happy to hear Gary took care of you!

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tia597
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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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