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Address: 490 Horsepower Cove Rd., Boulder City, NV 89005
Phone Number: +1 866-292-9191
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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

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 Tour With Lake Mead Cruise
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The only thing I felt they duped us on was the "lunch provided" line. I expected a menu to chose from, but instead the only choice one can make is turkey or ham. Thankfully we... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Caleb M

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Derby, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked this trip through viator and traveled with grey lines. We were picked up from our hotel and taken to the Hover dam for the tour and then on to the lake mead cruise. It was 1.5h long with lunch included and wad well worth it. The paddle boat was beautiful and a picture was taken of you with... More 

Thank c w
Halesowen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great trip on the lake with super views of the Hoover Dam and surrounding area. Lunch was only a sandwich but still tasty.

Thank Karen77482
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208 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The only thing I felt they duped us on was the "lunch provided" line. I expected a menu to chose from, but instead the only choice one can make is turkey or ham. Thankfully we ate at the Hoover Dam cafe' prior to arriving for the cruise. Considering the bus picked up from the Vegas hotel at 8 AM, I... More 

Thank Caleb M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic little bit on the side activity to do if you want to escape the crazyness of Vegas for a couple of hours, hire a car do the cruse; then drive a few miles further up the road & see the Hoover Dam close up. Food is nice on the cruse & the scenery is jaw dropping...great photo opportunities.

Thank jaysta70
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This "paddleboat" cruise is awesome. You get great views of the Black Canyon, Hoover Dam, and the bypass bridge. It was a beautiful, sunny day and this is a great way to see the lake. There is a restaurant and a bar, you can sit inside or out. We were on the 2nd floor, front & center, outside. Beautiful scenery... More 

Thank Penny S
St. Neots, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to sail on Lake Mead on board Desert Princess on mid afternoon tour. The boat was not crowded and easy to walk around it to gain views of the passing landscape. The views of the Hoover Dam were terrific and neat completed our 360 visit to the dam. There was a small restaurant on board offering snacks to... More 

Thank Islwyn P
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful brunch cruise on the Lake Mead boat. It was a group of about a hundred folks and we had the boat to ourself. Despite it being a windy day, it was a great cruise. The food was great, the staff was great, and the tour was fun. Great views of the Hoover Dam! Well worth it.

Thank jeaninel317
New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Definitely not the most exciting activity from our trip to Vegas, but the Lake Mead Cruises provide a relaxing adventure for those who want to learn about history/geology, or take nice pictures of the Hoover Dam. The staff were great!

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Moline, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

10/16, Noon cruise, didn't start loading till 12:20. Departed about 12:40 after everyone was done with their photo. Nice enough cruise, informative. Didn't try the food or beverage service.

Thank englekingl
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Take the time to wind down with this short cruise. Booked online from Australia with no problems encountered on arrival. Quite informative story over the PA System. I found it a very peaceful excursion. All staff, were pleasant, helpful and courteous. The only downside was a Tour Group Leader with a very loud voice and a grating over enthusiastic manner.... More 

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