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Address: 490 Horsepower Cove Rd., Boulder City, NV 89005
Phone Number: +1 866-292-9191
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Sun 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Mon 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Description: Lake Mead Cruises welcomes you for a relaxing tour aboard the famed Desert...
Lake Mead Cruises welcomes you for a relaxing tour aboard the famed Desert Princess - just minutes from the glitter and glamour of the Las Vegas strip. Built especially to cruise the clean, blue waters of picturesque Lake Mead and tour the Hoover Dam, the three-level Mississippi-style paddle-wheeler offers an unrivaled sightseeing experience. Whether you choose a brunch tour, midday tour or evening dinner tour, you'll enjoy the wind in your hair, the sun on your face, or the comfort of the climate-controlled enclosed decks-surrounded by breathtaking scenery.
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Hoover dam/ lake mead cruise

The tour inside the dam was interesting, but the tour we took of glen canyon dam was better, the cruise on the lake was nice and visit to ethel m's chocolate factory was ok except... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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Bethlehem, New Hampshire

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39 reviews 39 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

This is a 90 minute ride on a paddle wheeler that slowly takes you to view the Hoover Dam from the waters of Lake Mead. Nice respite from the record breaking heat wave in Las Vegas. Plenty of seats and tables in air conditioned inside rooms, and roomy outside deck. Sells drinks, food, souvenirs on-board.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The tour inside the dam was interesting, but the tour we took of glen canyon dam was better, the cruise on the lake was nice and visit to ethel m's chocolate factory was ok except operations was closed when we got there, the gardens were beautiful

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

We were looking forward to take a short calm scenic tour. It wasn't, the music they played was way to loud and so was the narrator. Because of the music everyone started talking louder so it was kind of wearing us down. The lake was amazing, the boat was amazing but somehow the rest wasn't.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Recently went on the Lunch Cruise for a 90 minute look at rocks and concrete , Lunch was a Soggy Ham /tomato roll with A bag of Lays chips , apple or orange and a soft drink . Im not Saying that a lot of People wont enjoy the Cruise But My Wife and I found it incredibly Boring and... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This is a great one and a half hour lazy cruise on Lake Mead to the Hoover Damn and back, I've always wanted to do this trip and finally got a chance this time. Sit back and relax while the onboard announcer gives a detail of everything about the Damn and the making of the Lake. I really enjoyed having... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

What a wonderful 1 1/2 hour tour on Lake Mead! We enjoyed the time out on the water on a very hot day. Our tour was very lightly attended so we had no problem finding a shady spot to stand on the first deck forward. It is only too bad that there is no outdoor shady area with seating. The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Parking lot and access sucks!! Should be paved with marked parking! Couldn't believe the no-road access to where the dock is. Also, they should have souvenir ticket stubs for the riders. Recycling boarding passes is kinda disappointing, compared to getting to keep your ticket stubs on the Lake Tahoe Cruises. The cruise, itself, was very nice! The view and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We did this tour right after the Hoover Dam thru Sweet Tours. The paddle boat tour was great. Don't do this on a high wind advisory day as it makes it difficult to get docked or just don't make any other plans immediately after. Even with the extra hour it took to get docked the cruise was wonderful.

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Henderson, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We wanted to spend time with friends so we booked the dinner cruise for the four of us. The drive to Boulder City was nice. Maybe it's just us but I wished there were more signs directing us to the Lake Mead Cruise boat ramp after we passed the ranger booth (shucks, we forgot our national parks discount card). The... More 

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Peoria, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We did the sight seeing cruise. It was so much fun. Great history. Such a beautiful peaceful ride. Wish it would have been longer. Recommend you make a reservation. We tried over a month in advance to get on the dinner cruise, but it was booked, so did the sight seeing cruise instead. The breath taking view of the Hoover... More 

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Address: Address: 490 Horsepower Cove Rd., Boulder City, NV 89005
Phone Number: +1 866-292-9191
Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Boulder City
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:30 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:30 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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