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Desert Adventures

Las Vegas, NV, USA
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About Desert Adventures
We are a full service outdoor adventure company. Our trips include kayaking, canoeing, stand-up-paddle boarding, hiking, backpacking, and mountain biking. Our adventures are available in the 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 offered with all of our guided tours. We also offer corporate and large (15+) group tours.
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Black Canyon Kayak at Hoover Dam Day Trip from Las Vegas

Paddle through Nevada’s Black Canyon, a natural gorge in the Colorado River, on this kayak day trip from Las Vegas. A great choice for nature lovers, this tour includes short guided hikes to explore caves and hot springs and a picnic lunch on a riverside beach. Marvel at the canyon’s natural scenery and keep an eye out for native wildlife. Plus, hotel pickup and drop-off are included for a seamless experience.
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12 hours
from $243.11

White Rock Canyon and Desert Hot Springs Hiking Day Trip from Las Vegas

Follow a hiking trail into the scenic Black Canyon, discover the wild scenery of the Mojave Desert and slip into a backcountry hot springs on a 6-hour day trip from Las Vegas. Go deep into the rugged canyon to see ancient petroglyphs left by the Mohave and Paiute tribes, then watch the rock face fade from red to white as you take in sweeping views of the Colorado River. Enjoy lunch and a steaming bath before walking back to the trailhead and returning to your Las Vegas hotel.
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6 hours
from $147.71

Willow Beach to Emerald Cove Half Day Kayak Trip from Las Vegas

Great trip for those who want to experience kayaking on the Colorado River but do not have time for a full day trip. Guests will be able to enjoy a wonderful morning of kayaking.
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3 hours
from $149.62

Kayaking Day Trip on the Colorado River from Las Vegas

Leave the crowds and noise of the Strip behind and spend a day in nature instead. Paddle through calm waters, taking a short hiking break along the way. Explore a hidden canyon cave and have lunch on a sandy beach. This tour offers fantastic photo opportunities and the chance to learn about the area's outdoor opportunities.
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9 hours
from $213.23

Mountain Bike Historical Tunnel Trail to Hoover Dam from Las Vegas

Ride a bicycle on one of the Las Vegas Valley's best bike paths during this full-day eco-tour from Las Vegas. Follow your adventure guide to the famous Hoover Dam and enjoy panoramic views of Lake Mead. All mountain biking equipment, a picnic lunch, bottled water and round-trip transportation from Las Vegas hotels is included.
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7 hours
from $191.17
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myndas2018 wrote a review Jun 2020
Las Vegas, Nevada42 contributions1 helpful vote
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wow! This is was a FABULOUS excursion! We have lived in Vegas for 25 years and had no idea about this hidden treasure! The 8 hour adventure included hot springs, beautiful caves, wildlife, and at times some difficult rowing due to the winds but it was well worth it! Gianni
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Date of experience: June 2020
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Response from Kayak_Las_Vegas, Front Office Manager at Desert Adventures
Responded 1 week ago
YAY!!! We're so glad you had a fantastic time! We agree Gianni is great and your kind words are very much appreciated by him and us. We're also happy to hear that as a local, we've been able to introduce you to our backyard! We love for locals to discover what we have so close to us. We look forward to seeing you on the river again soon!
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tsgarp54220 wrote a review Mar 2020
14 contributions4 helpful votes
Antonio was a terrific guide. We had a great time on the water. Anyone with even minimal experience in kayaking will enjoy this trip.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Kayak_Las_Vegas, Guest Relations Manager at Desert Adventures
Responded Mar 4, 2020
We are glad you enjoyed your kayaking trip with Antonio! Thank you for taking a Desert Adventure with us while you were on vacation!
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assessmenttraini2016 wrote a review Mar 2020
Fresno, California52 contributions18 helpful votes
Tour the Colorado River by kayak if you can. You will see things you never expected. It is beautiful, and far more comfortable than I imagined. Thanks, guys....
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Response from Kayak_Las_Vegas, Guest Relations Manager at Desert Adventures
Responded Mar 4, 2020
Thank you for taking a trip with us! We are glad you had a wonderful time!
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Teresa R wrote a review Feb 2020
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quiet paddle with enough stops to enjoy a momentary stretch. our guides were so kind and knew so much about wildlife and the canyon.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Kayak_Las_Vegas, Guest Relations Manager at Desert Adventures
Responded Feb 24, 2020
Thank you for coming out with us on a Desert Adventure! The Black Canyon is a great place for a quiet paddle. Hope to see you again in the future!
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MillerOD wrote a review Feb 2020
Nanuet, New York35 contributions15 helpful votes
One of the best tour operators I have used. First communication was great. They told me what I needed and why. They told me the guide would pick me up at 7:30 am. He was there right on time. The guide Neil was great. He was knowledgeable, friendly, and watched out for the
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Response from Kayak_Las_Vegas, Guest Relations Manager at Desert Adventures
Responded Feb 24, 2020
Thank you for your kind remarks! We agree that Neil is a great guide. Glad your day was perfect!
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