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Smooth water rafting on the Colorado River in the Black Canyon National Water Trail. The trip starts near the base of the Hoover Dam and spends 3 hours traveling 12 miles downstream to Willow Beach Marina. Experience the amazing views of the Hoover...more
268 Lake Shore Rd, Lake Mead RV Village, Las Vegas, NV 89005-1202
+1 800-455-3490
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I did this trip yesterday . The best part was the morning hotel pick up. Tony our driver was super nice and the bus was clean, cool and comfortable . He offers us cold water on the 50 minute ride. After that...More

Thank Bes9002
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour starts behind the Hoover Dam on the Colorado River in the Black Canyon. Who knew this was in the backyard of Las Vegas? The scenery was lovely and we had plenty of time to enjoy a couple of sandy beaches while eating our...More

Thank SonnyaD
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fun way to explore the Black Canyon and the Colorado River. I booked through a tour operator and was picked up on time from hotel. Took about an hour to get to Hoover Dam where you start. Incredible view of the dam from...More

Thank Sara P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I drove to Lake Mead and checked in with the groups that had been picked up at their hotels. From there we boarded the shuttle vans which take us down to the bottom of the dam where we loaded on to the rafts. The driver...More

Thank davidcraine
Beth C, Guest Relations Manager at Black Canyon River Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the great review! We look forward to seeing you on your next trip to Vegas.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant trip Geoff our guide was great very informative and fun . Fully recommend this trip to everyone weather was hot but river cool .

Thank Mysyrah252
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend leaving the strip for the Raft tour. Jodi was our tour guide, very knowledgeable and entertaining. Great swim stops along the way in very cold water. The lunch served with ice pack included were delicious. They even offered cool towels for the “dry”...More

Thank Marion V
Beth C, Guest Relations Manager at Black Canyon River Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the high recommendation! Glad you enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

The 3 hour raft ride is amazing and well worth the money. We rented a car and drove to the tour office but you can pay for a tour from your hotel in Vegas. The river is crystal clear and 60 degrees. You will see...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2018

Did the Hoover Dam Postcard Tour and it was fabulous. The driver that collected us and the boat pilot were very friendly and extremely informative. We took quite a lot of photos of things people not on this trip would see so I would recommend...More

Thank HXRob72
BlackCanyonSalesMngr, Guest Relations Manager at Black Canyon River Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks! It is amazing seeing the Dam and bridge from that perspective isn't It? Glad you could float with us!

Reviewed August 2, 2018

OMG - do this, do this, do this. Absolutely the best thing I did in Vegas - thanks to Morgan and Edgar - flawless pickup and communication, safe set-up, great equipment, and then the river. Cannot say enough about how great the day was, will...More

Thank Kath C
BlackCanyonSalesMngr, Guest Relations Manager at Black Canyon River Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2018

The Black Canyon of the Colorado River is a beautiful place to spend time! We are the Black Canyon rafting tour company. Sounds like you spent time with one of the outstanding outfitters that are licensed to operate in this area! Happy you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

The trip is gorgeous and the boats are comfy. The only complaint I had is the guide, who started by yelling at people and acting annoyed she had to be there. Her name was Kathleen and she might even be an owner. Anyway, she was...More

Thank Erik N
BlackCanyonSalesMngr, Guest Relations Manager at Black Canyon River Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 28, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. Apologies that the guide was not up to your expectations. So happy that you were able to enjoy the gorgeous scenery!

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August 5, 2018|
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Response from GinaL13 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure how Hot weather is in October, but in addition to the comments above, you are provided with a Water bottle that y ou can re fill if you need...Make sure you have phone or camera for photos...your going to take a... More
Mariko M
April 24, 2018|
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Response from zekibey2 | Reviewed this property |
The trip back to Las Vegas took about 30 minutes and the river adventure was three hours. Because we did a combo trip (helicopter ride in the morning and then Black Canyon in the afternoon) we were picked up by Maverick... More
Penny M
April 4, 2017|
Response from Beth V |
There is a bit of a step getting onto the raft. there are not designated seats on the raft. We don't pickup in Las Vegas for the Postcard Tour. You would drive to our beginning spot.