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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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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
1647 Nevada Hwy Ste A, Boulder City, NV 89005-1929
+1 702-293-5026
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff at Desert Adventures were really nice, super accommodating and pretty knowledgeable. It was a great deal too just to rent a kayak by the hour. Gorgeous river and amazing scenery.

Thank Emmy105
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the Hoover Dam Lodge the night before which was okay and gave us a place to stay. The outfitters met us in the parking lot outside the lodge at 6am. We had our releases, packed our gear on the trailer, and we...More

Thank H-Energy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Incredible and Amazing are two words that come to mind after experiencing the Big Horn Classic (3 days/2 nights). We were traveling with myself and husband along with our children (ages 15 and 13) Our Guide was Brian, he was kind, informative, and so well...More

1  Thank micmad69
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful day out with Gibb from Desert adventures. Spending the day Kayaking on the Colorado river and stopping off to experience the hot springs is something everyone should experience. The day started early at 5am with a complimentary pickup from our Las...More

Thank Hirsty1980UK
Reviewed 8 June 2017

The first few hours we had calm water & beautiful scenery. Then the 16 mph winds picked up, the scenery was monotonous by now, & we didn't think we would make it to our destination. The guide had to take turns pulling us. We were...More

Thank Sherre M
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

This company went above and beyond for me and my honey, friends of ours had booked the permits and yaks through a different outfitters, however we wanted more of a performance SUP board to paddle down the water way and the other company had nothing...More

Thank kristiabarker
Kayak_Las_Vegas, General Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2017

Glad we could help you out! Black Canyon is pretty special and we are happy you got to have the experience that you wanted! :-)

Reviewed 27 May 2017

What a beautiful day! Desert Adventures picked us up at our Las Vegas hotel, drove us to the lake, (after a great look at Hoover Dam and some bighorn sheep on the way.) Our guide Scott was extremely knowledgeable about the area, and made our...More

Thank julie_from_hb
Reviewed 16 May 2017

My husband and I booked the Historic Railroad/Lake Mead and Hoover Dam bike trip during our vacation in Las Vegas. The booking process was smooth as butter which I did through email. The day before our trip we got a reminder phone call which was...More

Thank Kaitlyn G
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This was a self guided kayak trip down Black Canyon through Desert Adventures, I am so glad we did. DA were superb, very professional with good quality equipment and first class service. The trip itself was amazing, launching right below the dam, big horn sheep...More

Thank Martin S
Kayak_Las_Vegas, General Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Hi Martin! Thank you for the feedback. We are so happy to hear about your great trip and we hope that you come see us again soon!

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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