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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” (63 reviews)
“hot springs” (55 reviews)
“colorado river” (54 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
1647 Nevada Hwy Ste A, Boulder City, NV 89005-1929
+1 702-293-5026
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Thank Chuck F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Desert Adventures came as advertised on their website. We booked the Black Canyon single day kayak trip on the Colorado River. Very helpful when calling to make our reservation. Pick up and drop off at our Vegas hotel was super convenient. Antonio was an amazing...More

Thank Deena T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

About once per year for the last few years, I paddle with a group I put together from Hoover Dam to Willow Beach. I ALWAYS choose Desert Adventures for the rentals, transport, and permitting for the self-guided trips. The office staff is very professional and...More

Thank WayneBelcher
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visit Vegas a lot and throughout the years we have made it a point to try out different adventures away from the Strip. This year, we decided to take to the water (in the desert, who knew) and see what adventures we could find....More

Thank Alec C
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Our trip on the Colorado river was everything the brochure promised and more. Our guide George was great and paid such close attention to our needs. He gave us lots of historical information as we traveled to the river, were on the river and on...More

1  Thank Marva R
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I booked the Colorado River tour last minute and I am so glad we did! Having never kayaked before, I was extremely hesitant. Our tour was six guests and a guide, Neil. It was the perfect size! Neil gave us so much...More

Thank Michelle O
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Loved the pre-trip email that Desert Adventures sends. It tells you everything you need to bring and lists the stuff they provide. I know that seems simple, but being able to keep returning to that email for info was priceless. (We had a piece of...More

Thank obsidian2017
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Awesome scenery, but what makes a trip like this is the guide, and we were lucky enough to get David. I have NEVER had as good a guide on ANY of my guided outdoor adventures as David was on this trip. First, he is a...More

Thank RMajorsSAT
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

The whole family throughly enjoyed this unique and tranquil adventure. Our guide David was excellent, very knowledgeable, facilitating and friendly. Our children ages 10/12 years loved it and were well able except they tired towards the end but we also only travelled from Ireland 2...More

Thank Elaine E
Reviewed 3 July 2017

My husband and I were a little hesitant booking this Kayak trip because we have absolutely no kayaking experience, but we decided to be adventurous and go for it. I'm so glad we did! We went on the Black Canyon 12 mile trip. We were...More

1  Thank likes2travel21
Kayak_Las_Vegas, General Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Thank you for your kind words! We are thrilled that you had such a great time and good job on powering through the wind! Sometimes Mother Nature wants to show us who's boss! :-) We hope to see you back again sometime on another one...More

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15 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