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Desert Adventures - Day Tours

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We are a full service outdoor adventure company. Our trips include kayaking, canoeing, stand-up-paddle boarding, hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, ATV tours and horseback riding. Our adventures are available in areas such as Zion, Bryce, and the...more
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1647 Nevada Hwy Ste A, Boulder City, NV 89005-1929
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Try to go during an 'off season' if you can, but be prepared to reschedule for 'inclement weather', and bring layers! They won't launch if the winds will make an impossible/pointless paddle. We went in early March, and since no one else signed up,we got...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank hilwoman
Reviewed February 11, 2019

A great day out! Neil, our guide was fabulous. Very knowledgeable and personable. He entertained us with information and stories, but also knew when to have some quiet moments on the river. You start your tour right next to Hoover Dam and see it from...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LesleyB1783
Reviewed January 31, 2019

My wife and I had an excellent kayak trip with Desert Adventures! They picked us up at our hotel at the designated time and transported to their store in Boulder City. They outfitted us with the proper equipment and then transported us to put in...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank davidsR6440WK
Reviewed January 15, 2019

Great experience. Second trip with desert adventures. Will be back next year. The views are amazing.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Chris B
Kayak_Las_Vegas, Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2019

We're so happy to have you out with us again and look forward to the next time! Thank you!

Reviewed January 5, 2019

All six of us really enjoyed this trip, especially enjoying the hot springs. Lunch was good, too! Neil was a great guide.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rechelu
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Well, where do I start? We are a family of 4 (2 adults/2 teens) and all enjoy kayaking. Found ourselves heading to LV for a mini vacay and we thought kayaking down the Colorado River would be super cool...boy, were we right! It was a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Kayak_Las_Vegas, Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Hi there! Wow! You guys had quite the day and we're so glad that you enjoyed it despite the winds that picked up. You're right, weather is unpredictable, and causes extra work but the reward is so great! Antonio is a great guide and reviews...More

Reviewed September 21, 2018

My best friends organized a Vegas bachelor party for me along with another of our friends who is also getting married soon. Instead of just staying on the strip the whole weekend and never seeing any semblance of nature or the wild (other than herds...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank AndyLexKY
Kayak_Las_Vegas, Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

Hi Andy! Thank you for your awesome feedback! We're so glad you had a great time on the river, away from the all the lights and noise. We hope we'll see you again soon!

Reviewed September 17, 2018

Desert Adventures was excellent when it came to launching our kayak at hoover damn for our trip down Black Canyon. We had our own kayak and wanted to do a self guided tour. Both times they were scheduled to pick us up, they were early,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Kayak_Las_Vegas, General Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Hello! Thank you for the great feedback. We are happy that you had a great time and hope to see you again in the near future! Happy Paddling! Joyce

Reviewed September 16, 2018

We had a great day on the water with Biscuit. We enjoyed some history. The views were awesome. Soaked in the Hot Springs. Great lunch. These guys are great. This is a must do!!!! I will do it again.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank carpenterbillneilsen
Kayak_Las_Vegas, General Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Hi there! Great to hear that you had a good time. Biscuit is one of faves as well! We hope to see back on the water again soon! -Joyce

Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

We did this Sunday with 7 people. It’s about an hour from Las Vegas to go kayaking beginning at Willow Beach on the Colorado River to Emerald Cave. It’s a 4 hour excursion if you don’t stop. But we did stop and the kids enjoyed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Kayak_Las_Vegas, General Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2018

Hi Andrea, Thank you for your feedback. While I am happy you had a great time, I am disappointed to hear that you received boats that were in disrepair. This is definitely not OK! I have alerted my warehouse manager and I will have him...More

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Response from Kayak_Las_Vegas | Property representative |
Hello, thank you for your inquiry! We are located near Las Vegas and we do pick up from the hotels on the Las Vegas Strip. Our tours are on the lower Colorado River below the Hoover Dam (not in the Grand Canyon and a few... More