Leave the bustle of Las Vegas behind for a full-day kayak trip through the Black Canyon on the Colorado River. Perfect for paddlers of all skill levels, this trip covers several miles of calm water near Hoover Dam, with stops to explore caves, beaches, hot springs and canyons. Throughout the day, your experienced guide points out wildlife, historical sites, hidden inlets and beautiful hikes along the river. Kayaking equipment, instruction, and lunch are included; you just need to bring your personal gear (think cameras and hats) for a great day on the water!
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productArrive at Desert Adventures for check-in and paperwork. Restrooms are available as guests are fitted with equipment and buy any last minute items. Drive to the staging area and go through security check (need I.D.) to gain access to the Hoover Dam launch site.Duration: 15 minutesLocation: Desert Adventures - Day Tours, Boulder City, NevadaArrive at base of Hoover Dam and Colorado River. Unload equipment and gear. Basic paddling instruction will be provided, along with use of boats and general safety briefing. Begin paddling once group is in the water. Duration: 15 minutesLocation: Hoover Dam, Boulder City, NevadaYour guide will show you unique and hidden places such as Gold Strike Canyon, Lone Palm Canyon, Arizona Hot Springs, Emerald Cave and many other treats. You may see big horn sheep, bald eagles, coyotes, red-tail hawks, turkey vultures, striped bass, and more. Remember to wear a bathing suit for soaking in the natural hot springs. Your day will also include a picnic lunch on a secluded beach or rock that will provide you with million dollar views. Paddle into Emerald Cave and check out the historic catwalk. Duration: 8 hoursLocation: Colorado River, NevadaYour day ends at Willow Beach, where an air-conditioned shuttle will transport you back to your hotel on the Las Vegas Strip. Duration: 30 minutesLocation: Willow Beach Marina, Willow Beach, Arizona