We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Desert Rats - CLOSED

1557 Foothill Drive A106, Boulder City, NV 89005
+1 866-288-7066
Website
Save
Review Highlights
An amazing way to spend your birthday

We had such a great day kayaking on the Colorado River. It was really hard to find these guys, but... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2012
walkandtalk
,
South England
A day on the ropes

I had the chance to spend some time out in Vegas a while back and though the sites and sounds of... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2012
khmaesaw
,
Gilbert, Arizona
Read all 14 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Guided canyoneering (rappelling down slot canyons), kayak, & hiking tours, individual instruction and team building exercises in the Southern Nevada Area
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good7%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
11 Oct 2012
“An amazing way to spend your birthday”
12 May 2012
“A day on the ropes”
LOCATION
1557 Foothill Drive A106, Boulder City, NV 89005
CONTACT
Website
+1 866-288-7066

Similar Things to Do in Boulder City

Reviews (14)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 12 reviews

Reviewed 11 October 2012

We had such a great day kayaking on the Colorado River. It was really hard to find these guys, but we're so glad we did. The service was personal and our guide's knowledge of the area was great. One of those days you'll remember forever,...More

Thank walkandtalk
Reviewed 13 May 2012

I had the chance to spend some time out in Vegas a while back and though the sites and sounds of the strip are great the best part was when I went out canyoneering with the Desert Rats crew. I've done basic repels and climbs...More

Thank khmaesaw
Reviewed 11 May 2012

My wife and I took out our teenagers on the all day trip down the Colorado River. We had a great time with John, our guide. His knowledge of the Dam was very informative, and my kids actually enjoyed it. We stopped along the way,...More

Thank Flowerpower215
Reviewed 18 April 2012

I had the greatest time trying Canyoneering. The instruction was clear & precise. The fun & adventure was endless. I am going back in a couple of weeks to do this again. Highly recommend this place!

Thank frosteez
Reviewed 9 December 2011

Desert RATS provided transportation from/to Vegas, kayaks & equipment, permits, lunch & snacks and a wonderful guide for our all day Colorado River trip below Hoover Dam. The tour consisted of just the two of us and Darrell, who was a great kayaking/hiking guide, always...More

Thank Carol20101
Reviewed 27 October 2011

Want to get out and see more then the Las Vegas strip? Go for half day or full day hike, kayak or try some canyoneering. Great guides and very reasonable. Was the highlight of our trip!! Shannon & Chris Toronto Canada

Thank shannonnbrown
Reviewed 19 September 2011

This was the highlight of our entire trip to Las Vegas. This was the fourth time my wife and I had been to Las Vegas in the last 5 years and people always ask why we keep going back. This is the reason. We had...More

1  Thank jsquash
Reviewed 12 August 2011

John, one of the owners of Desert RATS kindly took me out kayaking on Lake Mead, Nevada. He is very knowledgeable, personable and a great person to kayak with as he just seemed to know when to impart information and when to be still, so...More

Thank Carla R
Reviewed 12 July 2011

Went on a canoe trip in the early morning of july 5th. John picked us up at the hotel on time. John was very informative with things in the area. He was very friendly. We had never canoed before so john gave us lessons which...More

Thank hopeful2win1
Reviewed 8 July 2011

We just returned from Vegas and I had to review this tour since it was our favorite. My wife and I went down the river beginning at Hoover Dam; roughly 12 miles total. Our guide's name was Darryl, a great guy with lots of knowledge...More

1  Thank jerhenz62
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Fox Smokehouse BBQ
205 reviews
.49 km away
Little City Grille
175 reviews
.84 km away
The Chicken Shack
66 reviews
.22 km away
China Bistro
40 reviews
.38 km away
Nearby Attractions
Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum
291 reviews
1.37 km away
Nevada State Railroad Museum
79 reviews
.62 km away
Nevada Southern Railway Excursion
45 reviews
.43 km away
Boulder City Art Guild
11 reviews
1.38 km away