Las Vegas

Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour & Hoover Dam Photo Stop with Optional Skywalk

Las Vegas, USA
Grand Canyon West Rim Ultimate VIP Tour

From $99.00

Select Date and Travelers

up to 24 hours before the experience starts (local time)

  • 10 hours 30 minutes
  • Pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Visit the Grand Canyon, and see several other sights along the way, on this full-day tour from Las Vegas. Travel by a modern luxury bus with air conditioning and restroom on board. On the way, enjoy a hot breakfast, stop for photos at the Hoover Dam and drive by an ancient Joshua Tree Forest. With VIP bus access, spend more time at Grand Canyon West, where you will enjoy a lunch overlooking the rim and can add an optional Skywalk.
  • Enjoy VIP bus access at the Grand Canyon, an exclusive to this tour
  • Travel on a luxury bus with air conditioning and restroom
  • Includes breakfast, lunch and two bottles of water
  • Upgrade to add on a Skywalk
  • Round-trip transfers from select Las Vegas hotels

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Professional Step-On Tour Guide
  • Designated Bus Driver
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off at selected hotels
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Stop at the Hoover Dam Memorial Bridge For Photos
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • VIP Bus Access at the Canyon
  • Bottled water
  • Gratuities

Meeting And Pickup

Pickup points

Select a pickup point

Start time

06:30 AM

Pickup details

We limit the amount of hotels we visit for pickups, so that we can spend more time at the Canyon, and less time on the bus doing pickups. Our hotels for pickup are strategically placed up and down the strip including downtown, so your own hotel should be either right next door or a very short walk away from where you will meet the bus.

What To Expect

This tour to the Grand Canyon and Hoover Dam from Las Vegas is perfect for those who don’t want to deal with the logistics of finding transport, parking, and meals, but who also want some time to explore the expansive beauty of this area on their own.

You’ll start with pickup on the strip from a few strategic hotel locations to keep things easy for you. Ride in a luxury, modern bus with a bathroom onboard for comfort.

Along the way, your driver and guide will make a few stops. You’ll stop at a restaurant for a hot breakfast (included). Then get your cameras ready for awesome shots of the Hoover Dam.

You’ll drive by a Joshua Tree forest to make a quick stop, and then you’ll get to Grand Canyon West where you’ll have a few hours to explore on your own. After this, you’ll drive to Grand Canyon Skywalk in Eagle point to walk on the glass bridge.

Your last stop is Guano Point where you can enjoy lunch around the rim and have even more photo opportunities of the gorgeous Grand Canyon.

Las Vegas

5 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Omelet House

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Included

Mike O'Callaghan - Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge

20 minutesAdmission Ticket Included

Joshua Tree Forest

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Grand Canyon West

3 hours Admission Ticket Included

Grand Canyon Skywalk

1 hour Admission Ticket Included

Guano Point

1 hour Admission Ticket Included

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Luggage is not allowed on this bus, only small backpacks will make it through the security checkpoint at Hoover Dam.
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark - The west rim has an uneven rocky surface with extremely limited pavement.
  • Hualapai Tribes Dress Policy: No offensive material, language or graphics. No excessively torn clothing. No clothing which, by nature, exposes portions of the body that may be viewed as inappropriate for a family environment such as string bikini tops, G-strings, bikini bottoms, etc
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 54 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

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Q:Does the bus have restrooms onboard during the Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour & Hoover Dam Photo Stop with optional Skywalk?

A:Yes they do! Additionally, you are never on the bus for more than 45 minutes without a bathroom break. We make regular bathroom stops for all of our tours. We want you to be as comfortable as possible when you are our guests for the day.

Feb 2022

Q:Is the Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour & Hoover Dam Photo Stop with optional Skywalk family friendly?

A:Absolutely! All guides are family-friendly, and there are usually several kids on this tour. The objective is to make the tour as fun and as friendly as possible for everyone.

Jul 2021

Q:Is there air conditioning/heating onboard the bus during the Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour & Hoover Dam Photo Stop?

A:Yes. You should be as comfortable as possible on your tour, so all buses are at an optimum comfortable temperature all year around.

Jul 2021

Q:Can I bring my own bag/cooler on board the bus during the Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour & Hoover Dam Photo Stop?

A:Only small bags and coolers are allowed (something that can be put between your feet or under your seat). The hoover dam security checkpoint does not allow large bags, and there may not be space to store the bag.

Jul 2021

Q:Is there a place I can store my luggage during the Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour & Hoover Dam Photo Stop?

A:All Las Vegas hotels offer free bag storage. You may wish to check out of the hotel in the morning, store your bags with the bag storage, then when you arrive back from your tour, pick up your bags and head straight to the airport.

Jul 2021

Q:How do I arrange pickup at my hotel for the Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour & Hoover Dam Photo Stop with optional Skywalk?

A:Upon checkout, select the hotel where you are staying in Las Vegas. After confirmation, call the local operator at the phone number on your ticket to coordinate exact pickup details.

Jul 2021

Q:Are there vegetarian or other dietary options available for lunch during the Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour?

A:Yes. There are multiple options available for lunch, and all dietary needs can be accommodated.

Jul 2021

Q:How long do we spend at the Grand Canyon during the Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour & Hoover Dam Photo Stop?

A:You get to spend 3.5 hours at the Grand Canyon West Rim. This is more than enough time to experience everything they have to offer, including the Skywalk and Helicopter rides if that is something you choose.

Jul 2021

Q:Does the Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour & Hoover Dam Photo Stop with optional Skywalk stop at the Hoover Dam?

A:This tour includes a stop at the Hoover Dam Mike O’Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge. From here you can obtain the most beautiful views of the Hoover Dam. The tour does not stop to explore the Dam itself.

Jul 2021

Q:How much walking will I need to do at the Grand Canyon during the Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour & Hoover Dam Photo Stop?

A:This is entirely up to you! There is a shuttle bus to take you around the different stops at the Canyon and at Guano point there are a few optional hikes you may do if you would like to explore more and get some additional really awesome photos.

Jul 2021

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Traveler Tips


Bring your cords and you can charge your phones during the trip.
If you want pictures on the Skywalk you'll have to pay extra.
We went in late May so didn't need any jackets as it was not cold.
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Great tour
Michelle_S, Feb 2024
Tour was great and very organized! The only suggestion for improvement is to provide what bus or sign to look for initially.
Ralph was our tour guide....
Angel_L, Feb 2024
Ralph was our tour guide. He was awesome! Friendly, funny and informative! Love his knowledge of Las Vegas.
Pat Chase is awesome
william_p, Feb 2024
It was like nothing I could ever imagine experiencing. Bus was on time. Great news. The ride out was fun because Oat Chase is hilarious. (Book the comedy tour portion). We had a blast as Pat entertained us as a guide and comedian. Trip went by quickly. The views were amazing. Guano Point is by far the highlight. Indescribable. Just do it. You will really enjoy it.
Great excursion
Janisse_B, Feb 2024
Ian was very friendly and informative. He was a great helpful with taking amazing photos at the Grand Canyon. I would definitely recommend this excursion.
Well worth it!
Mike_F, Feb 2024
Ralph with Comedy on Deck was perfect for us. Food was more than enough and entire experience was stress free.
Worth the trip
iawnovelties, Feb 2024
Joe enjoyably entertained us on the bus, along with our terrific bus driver Mel. We enjoyed the complete trip and the meals.
Superb from start to finish
Peter_C, Feb 2024
I can't recommend this tour enough - this was the first time going on a tour like this and having done a lot of research beforehand, I still wasn't fully sure what to expect to be honest. However, myself and my 2 friends were not disappointed. We were picked up on time at our hotel, welcomed warmly onto the coach and the day just got better from there. One of the main reasons was our host Joe - what a rock star that guy is as a host - the energy he had so early in the morning was superb - but his knowledge and explanation of what we were doing and why was brilliant - we learnt so much as we explored the Grand Canyon and stopped off for a picture at the Hoover Dam - even getting back earlier than advertised but without having compromised any time at the sites. I highly recommend this tour if you want to see the incredible sites of the Grand Canyon, learn about the history but have some fun and laugh at the same time - if you get Joe as your guide, your in for an even more fantastic day!
Greatest tour ever!
Jose_P, Feb 2024
Man the experience from start to finish was absolutely amazing! I am so glad that me and my wife booked with you guys. I would definitely suggest a tour to any of my friends and family. Our tour guide was Joe he was probably the best tour guy you could ask for to be with you the entire day and give you just the right amount of comedy and information while going to the Grand Canyon. He was very informative and very very helpful and catered to every buddies needs. And also the driver Mel had a great attitude, and most importantly got us there safely and returned us back safely. So overall, our experience was extremely satisfying, and I we would love to do it again soon.😃
Totally Worth it!
msmith87, Feb 2024
Tony was hilarious and did a great job leading our group along with driver Manny. Views and pictures for days, food was good and we were well taken care of. Lots and lots of laughs.
Amazing Tour!
Crystal_D, Feb 2024
Omg this tour was so perfect! Great pickup locations, bus was nice and had charging stations, bus driver was extremely nice and helped with my stroller, the tour guide was funny without being corny, super nice, took out pics at the canyon, made sure he gave us helpful tips for not having to wait in long lines, and helped with food lines. Super knowledgeable and provided cool information on the way to and from canyon. First stop was breakfast and it was soooo good. Wasn’t expecting that, we had plenty of options and the service was fast! Lunch was also great. Had two options for lunch and the option to eat there or take with us. We even made a pit stop at a gas station to get drinks for the ride and room for a much cheaper rate than what the hotels charged. Weather was beautiful my kids and I enjoyed the tour throughly!!
A beautiful trip to remember!!
Camille_C, Feb 2024
Patrick our tour guide was awesome ! He was do funny and entertaining. Our bus driver, Bernie was fantastic. Pick up details were easy to follow. The trip was beautiful. Highly recommend Comedy Tour!
Would book again
Marcela_T, Feb 2024
Our tour guide Parker was awesome, definitely didn't get bored on the bus. Breakfast and lunch were included and were both good, they gave us water throughout the day... The only downfall of the skywalk is that they do not allow you to take your cell phones or cameras on the skywalk, you have to purchase pictures through them, and the price begins at $50.
Awesome tour!
Jackie_K, Feb 2024
Patrick was the best tour guide. He made sure the bus trip was fun, entertaining and comfortable. He offered a lot of information about the sites as well as telling funny stories. Highly recommend!
Gorgeous sites
Margaret_O, Feb 2024
Good day. Breakfast and lunch was good. Beautiful sites. Our bus had engine trouble so we got back very late. This messed up my evening plans but what can you do. Driver was skilled. Tour guide was friendly and attentive. Wished there was a little less talking from tour guide on the bus.
Touring trip
Tammy_M, Feb 2024
The tour guide Tony and bus driver Bernice were great. Very informative and keep the bus engaged in the tour. Tony was funny and keep the bus laughing.
Enjoyed the Grand Canyon...
Michael_B, Feb 2024
Enjoyed the Grand Canyon and Skywalk. Hoover Dam was nice but wished we could have gone lower for the view.
Good day viewing the Dam & Grand Canyon
Shirley_B, Feb 2024
Our guide Pat & driver Will were very good. The banter was both informative & amusing. They worked hard to make it an enjoyable experience. The Hoover Dam is a brilliant piece of engineering. The Grand Canyon is spectacular & no photo does it justice. We set off a little late because coach 2 was delayed. The shuttle buses between the points at the Canyon were a bit of a hassle. So not sure what VIP bus access there was I thought the Sky Walk at Eagle Point gave a brilliant view over the Canyon but was plagued with the guys wanting to take your photo. Guano Point is magnificent including the views of the Colorado River. Spend time here. Overall a great day & one I would recommend so thanks guys.
West Rim/Skywalk. Fabulous!
Pam_H, Feb 2024
The skywalk was amazing! That in itself was worth the trip. The Canyon was breathtaking! Makes you realize how small you are. Definitely another one of Gods masterpieces!! Andrew was the greatest! So friendly and kept us informed! Also very funny 😊
Day trip to West rim of Grand Canyon
Kunchana_A, Feb 2024
Excellent trip to one of the amazing wonder in the world . Tour was more than I expected and Andrew and Bernie were very informative and helpful during the tour. Highly recommended
Good value for your money!
Sreekala_B, Feb 2024
Our tour guide Parker was hilariously funny! Made the tour even more fun! This is a typical commercial tour! Parker made sure to give us just enough time to enjoy each of the attractions! This tour is enough to get Grand Canyon n hoover dam overlook pictures! Not at all tiring n recommended for all ages.
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