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Eldorado Canyon Mine Tours

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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
16880 State Hwy 165, Nelson, NV 89046-1220
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All reviews gold mine colorado river eldorado canyon ghost town old west the owner down the road family business las vegas lots of history old cars eclectic collection hidden gem main building worth the trip minute ride great family
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Take a break from the hustle of the Las Vegas Strip with a trip out here. We called after our customary breakfast in Boulder City on our latest Vegas trip and what a real gem this place is. The family that own the mine are...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank keithhunter2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place was insane! In a good way. Owner's very nice and do a good job of explaining the site. Could do without the kitten/cactus photo during orientation though. Otherwise what a neat place to visit and see and photograph. There's about a dozen or...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Laura H
Reviewed March 12, 2019

My wife and me were in Las Vegas for three days .We decided to stay in casinos.I checked Tripadviser sight .Eldorado canyon ghost town was recommend . It was really amazing. The family who were working as the owners and tour guides were very kind...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 9ig2
Reviewed January 25, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I went on the Eldorado mine tour today and had a good time. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and gave us extensive details about the mine both before and after her family owned the 51 acre site. The 1880 tunnels were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited in October. It seemed quite a drive from Las Vegas but definitely worth the trip. The owner’s daughter led the tour and was very informative and entertaining. I can’t tell you her name because she gave me two: one, or...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank N4164YGcarlab
Reviewed December 11, 2018

What a hoot! Just a short drive from the glitz and glamor of Vegas lies this fascinating throwback to the real wild west. So much to see and explore! The owner's daughter led our tour of the gold mine and every moment was engaging with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank johnnymd
Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Along with the cool mine tours there is the awesome ghost town of Nelson that has so much to wonder and explore above as well. They also offer kayak and canoe rentals. Their store does have a bathroom and they do take credit/debit cards. You...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ECastaneda
Reviewed November 11, 2018

I've always wanted to visit and old west "ghost town"...the kind with abandoned buildings and authentic artifacts. So when we visited Vegas we went looking for something nearby that might fit. Honestly, this family run property was the most unique and interesting thing I did...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BucketListXprt
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

We where looking for something to do out of Las Vegas today and found this on Trip Advisor. What a great time he had today. The family who owns the Elderado Mine is just great! A fun bunch of people. We did the tour and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank UWhoo
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

We can last year for the full tour enjoyed it so much we brought friends to see it this year! Did not book your just drove up to look around, there is lots to see outside of the tour. Tours book up so call ahead...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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September 26, 2018|
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Response from Ann K | Reviewed this property |
No panning for gold but the place is interesting! Worth a stop.
April 15, 2017|
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Response from Bobbie W | Property representative |
In the 60's and breezy in the mine in the summer.
Mary B
July 23, 2016|
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Response from 488MichaelK488 | Reviewed this property |
The mine itself is very cool as it is underground. Don't know if the museum has AC as we went in February so it wouldn't have been on.