Las Vegas

3-Hour Hoover Dam Small Group Mini Tour from Las Vegas

Las Vegas, USA
Hoover Dam Mini Tour
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From $65.00

Select Date and Travelers

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

  • 3 hours
  • Pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Visit Hoover Dam on a Las Vegas "mini" tour that doesn't take up a whole day so you don't waste your precious vacation time. Or, perhaps you have a late flight and want to do something fun after hotel check-out. After departing the Strip, head to the dam, where you visit lookout points for views and photo ops. Upgrade to include a spot at the very instagrammable Seven Magic Mountains in the Mojave Desert
  • Visit Hoover Dam on a tour designed for those short on time
  • Round-trip transport provided from the Las Vegas Strip
  • Travel by small-group vehicle
  • See the dam, Colorado River, and Lake Mead from different angles
  • Upgrade to include a visit to one of the top Instagram spots - Seven Magic Mountains

What's Included

  • Hoover Dam Tour
  • Stop at Seven Magic Mountains (if option selected)
  • Professional Guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from select Las Vegas Strip hotels
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and dropoff from Fremont Street or Off-Strip locations

Meeting And Pickup

Pickup points

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Pickup details

Please Note: EVEN IF YOUR HOTEL IS LISTED, YOU MAY BE REQUIRED TO GO TO A CLOSE BY HOTEL. THIS ENSURES PICK-UP TIMES ARE KEPT TO MINIMUM AND TO AVOID STRIP TRAFFIC. WE ONLY USE YOUR HOTEL SELECTION SO WE KNOW WHERE TO DIRECT YOU....IT DOES NOT MEAN THAT YOU WILL BE PICKED UP THERE. Hotel pick-ups commence between 30-45 minutes PRIOR to the listed departure times. Please refer to email and text from the supplier sent to you with your specific pickup time and pickup location. The supplier will contact you the day prior between 5-7pm PST with your scheduled tour date with pick-up time and location. If you have a walker or wheelchair, you must contact the supplier prior to the tour pick-up date, as they will have to make accommodations. Luggage and coolers are not allowed on the tour due to security at the Hoover Dam, and you BE DENIED BOARDING IF YOU SHOW UP WITH LUGGAGE however regular size backpacks are allowed.

What To Expect

This tour leaves from a convenient meeting point on the Las Vegas Strip, and hotel pickup is also available. From there, be transported to the Hoover Dam along with your small group. Take the opportunity here to visit lookout points for the views and photos.

View the dam, the Colorado River, and Lake Mead as you make your way around the area. Then, make a stop at Hemenway Park where you can catch a glimpse of desert big horn sheep.

If you like, choose to upgrade your experience to include a visit to the Seven Magic Mountains in the Mojave Desert.

After your efficient adventure, return to Las Vegas after just a few hours.

Boulder City (Pass By)

Hemenway Park

20 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

20 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Hoover Dam Bypass

25 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Hoover Dam

15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Seven Magic Mountains

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Vans are high top custom 14 passenger Mercedes Benz vehicles
  • For the safety and enjoyment of all guests, alcohol and drugs are not permitted to be consumed during the tour
  • COOLERS ARE NOT ALLOWED.
  • Supplier is unable to accommodate mobility scooters, wheelchairs or walkers. Arriving to your tour with any of these will result in a denial of boarding
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 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:Do you offer hotel pickup for the Small-Group 3 Hour Hoover Dam Mini Tour With Strip Pickup?

A:Yes, Pickups are offered from select hotels on the Strip. Just let us know where you're staying in the "Traveler Details" section at checkout and we will do our best to coordinate a pickup location with you.

Apr 2021

Q:How can I arrange pickup if I'm not staying on the Strip or Downtown?

A:If you are staying downtown (or anywhere other than the Strip), you will have to make your own way to one of the pickup hotels on the Strip.

Apr 2021

Q:How do I know when and where to meet for my Small-Group 3 Hour Hoover Dam Mini Tour pickup?

A:Hotel pick-ups commence 30-45 minutes prior to the listed departure times. The supplier will contact you the day prior to your scheduled tour date with the exact pick-up time and location.

Apr 2021

Q:Can I bring a stroller on the Small-Group 3 Hour Hoover Dam Mini Tour With Strip Pickup?

A:Yes. Please be sure to notate that you will be bringing a stroller in the "Special Requirements" box at checkout.

Apr 2021

Q:How long is the drive to Hoover Dam from Las Vegas?

A:The drive is approximately 30-45 minutes, one-way, depending on traffic conditions.

Apr 2021

Q:What should I bring with me on the Small-Group 3 Hour Hoover Dam Mini Tour With Strip Pickup?

A:We recommend that you bring comfortable shoes, sun protection (hat, sunglasses, sunblock), and a camera or camera phone.

Apr 2021

Q:How should I dress for the Small-Group 3 Hour Hoover Dam Mini Tour With Strip Pickup?

A:Wear comfortable shoes and dress according to the day's weather.

Apr 2021

Q:What makes the Small-Group 3 Hour Hoover Dam Mini Tour With Strip Pickup different from others?

A:This 3-hour Mini-tour is for people who don’t want to waste precious vacation hours on tour buses picking up & dropping off hordes of people or waiting in long lines at the Dam, and just want to visit & experience the Dam without wasting a whole day.

Apr 2021

Q:Does the Small-Group 3 Hour Hoover Dam Mini Tour With Strip Pickup include admission inside the Dam?

A:This tour is designed to be a quick visit for photos and to experience the Hoover Dam. Therefore, it does not include entrance to the Dam. The group does make several stops to admire the view and take some great photos.

Apr 2021

Q:Can I be dropped off at a different hotel at the end of the Small-Group 3 Hour Hoover Dam Mini Tour With Strip Pickup?

A:Yes - Please let your driver know and they will do their best to accommodate your request for most hotels on the Strip.

Apr 2021

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Traveler Tips


Keep in mind that this is the short tour, you do NOT go down into the Hoover Dam to see the turbines and all.
Be sure to bring a camera to help take in those memorable moments!
The Hoover Dam Mini Tour is a great option if you don't have much time.
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Great Adventure with Bob!
Carl_J, Feb 2024
Great trip with Bob, our excellent and informative guide. Sites were incredible and Bob explained everything in perfect detail. Thanks to Bob for working with us personally on pick up and drop off. Great view of lake from park and great view of the damn, both from the bridge above and on the road at top of dam. Great adventure for short 3 hours.
Awesome little trip!
Daniel_G, Feb 2024
Excellent brief tour of Lake Mead and Hoover Dam. It was good to get off the strip for 4 hours. So glad my wife and I went. We were able to book it within 2 hours of the departure time. And our guide Pam was amazing! So nice and attentive and knowledgeable! Would highly recommend.
Very interesting tour. ...
Bob_H, Feb 2024
Very interesting tour. Chris our driver and guide was fabulous. Would highly recommend and time was perfect
Hoover Dam day trip
Brian_L, Feb 2024
Nice little day trip. Perfect for travelers who don't have a lot of time and want some good insights and photo opportunities.
Response from Host, Feb 2024
Hello Brian! Thank you for the review! We are glad you enjoyed the tour!
Awesome
Maren_S, Feb 2024
This was a great tour, Chris is an amazing guide; knowledgeable not only about the Hoover Dam, but he gave us some great recommendations for when in Vegas, as well as some interesting history . I would definitely recommend this tour when visiting Las Vegas.
Response from Host, Feb 2024
Hello Maren! Thank you for the review! We are glad you enjoyed the tour! Chris is amazing and always has the best recommendations!
Super Hoover!
Geoff_M, Feb 2024
Looking down on to the dam itself, awe inspiring given that the construction took place in the 1930s.
Response from Host, Feb 2024
Hello Geoff! Thank you for the review! We are glad you enjoyed the tour! The Dam is really breathtaking and we are glad that you got to experience it!
Fun tour
Roseline_M, Feb 2024
Great tour. Lots of historical info was shared by our guide Bob. 3 hours was perfect amount of time.
Response from Host, Feb 2024
Hello Roseline! Thank you for the review! We are glad you enjoyed the tour! Bob is amazing!
Great experience!
Randy_T, Feb 2024
It was great. Just long enough but not too long. Chris was informative and pleasant. Our group met @ treasure Island and picked up one other group at Excalibur. It was nice to have a smaller size group. Our son was engaged and contributed to the group discussions.
Response from Host, Feb 2024
Hello Randy! Thank you for the review! We are glad you enjoyed the tour! Chris is amazing and such a wealth of knowledge and fun! We are happy to hear that your son enjoyed the tour as well!
Highly recommend!
Deanna_S, Feb 2024
Exceeded our expectations! Bob was a great tour guide! Very knowledgeable and personable. I highly recommend this tour!
Response from Host, Feb 2024
Hello Deanna! Thank you for the review! We are glad you enjoyed the tour! Bob is such a wealth of knowledge and such an amazing person to be around!
Highly Recommended
LaShawndria_T, Feb 2024
Our tour guide Chris was great! He was very informative about local eats, sights and hot spots along our route. Chris even took the time to snap a few pics for us during the tour. Thanks again.
Response from Host, Feb 2024
Hello LaShawndria! Thank you for the review! We are glad you enjoyed the tour! Chris is such an amazing asset to our team and knows all the good spots to go!
Perfect 4 hours exploring Vegas outskirts
Christine_P, Feb 2024
Driver’s commentary was interesting & informative Fantastic views of Lake Mead & Hoover Dam Beautiful clear weather with safe & courteous driver Exceptional on- time performance
Response from Host, Feb 2024
Thank you so much for your review! We are glad you enjoyed the tour!
Great time on the Hoover Dam Tour
GREGORY_S, Feb 2024
Great trip. The guide was excellent, knowledgeable, and funny. The trip was just right length. Overall, a great experience.
Response from Host, Feb 2024
Thank you so much for your review! We are glad you enjoyed the tour!
Great tour, short and sweet
Vinit_S, Feb 2024
Pam the tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable. The pickup location was close and convenient. The duration of the trip and small group was perfect to use a few hours before flight
Response from Host, Feb 2024
Thank you so much for your review! We are glad you enjoyed the tour! Pam is such a great asset to the company and we are so glad you enjoyed her as much as we do!
This trip was easy to...
SarahJ_J, Feb 2024
This trip was easy to book, and the perfect amount of time to see the Hoover Dam and get the history. Pam was our guide and she was amazing! So knowledgeable, relatable, and friendly. I leaned a ton about the history of Las Vegas and the Hoover Dam, and we had some incredible views. I would recommend this to anyone!
Response from Host, Feb 2024
Hello Sarah! Thank you so much for your review! We are glad you enjoyed the tour! Pam is so amazing and is such a wealth of knowledge! We are so glad you enjoyed her!
Bob’s the best
Donna_V, Feb 2024
All 3 of said the same thing: we love Bob! He was funny, knowledgeable, &a wonderful tour operator! Bob has a natural warmth that put everyone at ease
Response from Host, Feb 2024
Hello Donna! Thank you so much for your review! We are glad you enjoyed the tour! Bob is such a wonderful asset to our team and we are so glad you enjoyed him as much as we enjoy having him!
10/10 Highly recommend!
Janel_B, Feb 2024
We loved it!! Bob did an awesome job and were very knowledgeable. The experience was worth the ride.
Response from Host, Feb 2024
Hello Janel! Thank you so much for your review! We are glad you enjoyed the tour! Bob is amazing and we are glad you enjoy him as much as we do!
Fantastic 3 hour trip to Hoover Dam from Vegas!
PAUL_B, Feb 2024
Fantastic trip. We both really loved the 3 hours it took to get to Hoover Dam from Vegas and back. Our driver and host Bob was superb giving us lots of interesting information and on hand to take photos of us. Thoroughly enjoyed!
Response from Host, Feb 2024
Hello Paul! Thank you so much for your review! We are glad you enjoyed the tour! Bob is amazing and we are so grateful to have him on our team!
Great trip!
Rachel_M, Feb 2024
Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and shared La lot of interesting information. The ride was smooth and comfortable. We had just enough time at each spot and the tour ran within the expected timeframe.
Response from Host, Feb 2024
Hello Rachel! Thank you so much for your review! We are glad you enjoyed the tour!
The guide was very...
Kimberly_G, Feb 2024
The guide was very knowledgeable about the history of the area and the scenery was beautiful. I would definitely recommend this tour.
Response from Host, Feb 2024
Hello Kimberly! Thank you so much for your review! We are glad you enjoyed the tour!
Short and sweet
IVONNE_M, Feb 2024
Great tour and our guide Bob was amazing!! On time and good transportation. A great experience and we highly recommend
Response from Host, Feb 2024
Hello! Thank you so much for your review! We are glad you enjoyed the tour! We are so glad you enjoyed Bob and that we got to share some of the best places that make Nevada such a beautiful place!
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