COLORADO RIVER KAYAK TOUR
You’ll be picked up from your Las Vegas Hotel around 10am for the start of your trip, and you’ll travel across the Pat Tillman Bypass Bridge into Arizona. Your destination is Willow Beach, where you will load your kayaks, and gear up for your journey on the Colorado river.
Ready to Launch
Kayak past the Fish Hatchery, toward the emergence of a historic trailhead. Take a break and enjoy a short hike with spectacular views. Explore the ruins before returning to the kayaks.
Explore Black Canyon & Emerald Cave
Back on the river, the green waters of Black Canyon flow through a narrow channel, where Emerald Cave is hidden. Paddle inside for a great photo opportunity. Watch for desert big horn sheep, bald eagles, coyotes, and striped bass.
Have a Delicious Lunch
Beyond Emerald Cave and the catwalk sits a sandy beach, where you’ll enjoy a picnic lunch with million dollar views. Take a refreshing swim in the green waters of the Colorado River before kayaking back to Willow Beach. Your day will end around 6pm with a drop off at your Las Vegas Strip hotel.
FULL DAY BLACK CANYON KAYAK TOUR
Your day will begin early in the morning as you meet your guide and prepare for the thrilling ride down the Lower Portal Road – the only road to the base of Hoover Dam. As you drop 1100′ in elevation, the mighty Hoover Dam presents itself.
Ready to Launch
After a short safety briefing and basic paddling instruction, you will get acquainted with your kayak. Once you are on the water, the adventure begins! Your 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.
Relax in the Natural Hot Springs!
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.
Explore Emerald Cave
Paddle into Emerald Cave and check out the historic catwalk.Your day ends at Willow Beach, where an air-conditioned shuttle will transport you back to your hotel on the Las Vegas Strip.
**Sample Itineraries: Please note that due to rapidly-changing conditions (weather, etc) we may need to tailor your itinerary to best suit the needs of the group. While we guarantee that we’ll do our best to provide you with all of the highlights within this itinerary (conditions permitting), we do not guarantee them in this specific order.
These kayak tours are adventure tours. Guests should be prepared to help carry boats and gear and will be required to enter and exit their boats on their own, multiple times a day. They will be given safety instruction and guidance throughout the tour, but they should not expect the guide to do everything for them. These tours are designed for tourists. Some will find them easy and others will find them strenuous. Our guides have been trained to accommodate all levels of fitness and expertise. If you are unsure if a tour is right for you, please don’t hesitate to call to discuss this further.**