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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
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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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Grat Cruise, average food

The cruise is well run with relatively quick boarding and informative guides providing a lot of information about the history and construction of the dam (much of which you find... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
RJG1972
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Brisbane, Australia

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Brisbane, Australia
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100 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The cruise is well run with relatively quick boarding and informative guides providing a lot of information about the history and construction of the dam (much of which you find to be a repetition of information you have already heard on the Hoover Dam tour if you are doing both) but the cruise does provide another point of view of... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great day on the water very smooth and we also booked lunch on the cruise which was great enjoyed the view the dam and the rocks around the lake well worth a visit

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Montana City, Montana
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114 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Smooth cruise through the waters of Lake Mead... Hover by the Hoover damn.. Enjoy the tastey food that melts in your mouth.. Choose from for 5 different entrees and salads, desserts. Watch the sun go down as you sail back toward the dock. Cons- Don't bring your kids.... This is an adult activity. Cons- You get one roll and one... More 

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Newark, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of us decided to take this opportunity to go on a cruise to see the dam from the lake. Cost was $60+ A little steep. Dinner was decent. Everyone had something different and all said it was tasty. It is air conditioned, thank goodness because it was very hot outside. The boat got to the dam and spend... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lake Mead is an odd place; a huge manmade lake in the middle of the scorching hot desert, with vividly blue water filling the space between some really impressive rocky mountains. After seeing the lake from a distance we decided to make an impromptu trip down to the water, and after briefly toying with the idea of renting kayaks decided... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a Lake Mead cruise in conjunction with a self guided tour of the Hoover Dam. The history of the lake is fascinating and gives you an appreciation of its purpose and the surrounding geology. The cruise we took was about 1.5 hours and it takes you all the way up to the Hoover Dam so that you can... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been on this cruise at least seven times and can't wait to go back. It is a wonderful dinner with three different choices of food. A wonderful way to celebrate any occasion or to take out of town guest. I highly recommend doing this.

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Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

"What a pleasant way to spend a Sunday morning," my wife said. And she is right. We did the Sunday brunch, and did not know what to expect. After all, champagne brunch, mimosas, a paddle boat up to Hoover Dam, 108 º in Vegas, and a 30 minute drive to the dock. Well, we got there and we're the youngest... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

The Lake Mead Cruise is extremely enjoyable. We visited in September and loved it so much we returned at the end of May for our 30th wedding anniversary. The staff are very friendly and attentive. The boat is really neat as you have 3 decks to view the sites on the lake. The upper deck is nice on the return... More 

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We took a two hour sightseeing cruise on Lake Mead. The Desert Princess is a three deck paddle steamer with nice windows to look out. As they offer a variety of cruises from sightseeing to dinner cruises, there is also very nice tables as well. We went during a heat wave (110 degrees) so the air conditioning on the Desert... More 

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