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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 4 October 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

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Kayak_Las_Vegas, Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 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 21 September 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

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Kayak_Las_Vegas, Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 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 17 September 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

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Kayak_Las_Vegas, General Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 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 16 September 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.

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Kayak_Las_Vegas, General Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 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 12 September 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

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Kayak_Las_Vegas, General Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 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

Reviewed 9 September 2018

I guess I'm giving this trip only three stars because the whole thing was a bit of an endurance test. To begin with we had to get up at 4.15 am so that we were ready at the meeting point near the Hoover dam by...More

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

Hi Andy, Thank you for the review! You are absolutely correct, Black Canyon can be hot and windy in the summer months and a windy day can make things a bit more adventurous! We meet paddlers daily at Willow Beach Daily at 4:00pm. This gives...More

Reviewed 9 September 2018

From finding this tour, the booking process and to its end was a great experience. We were well informed by the team and any queries before the trip were answered swiftly by email . We were picked up on time from our hotel. The driver...More

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Kayak_Las_Vegas, Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Hi there! Thank you for your kind feedback. It is very much appreciated! We're so glad that you had an awesome day on the river with Ghryll. He is a great veteran guide with, as you experienced, a vast knowledge of our area. We hope...More

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We did a self-guided kayak tour with a couple of our friends. This was our first time in Vegas and this tour was the highlight of our trip! The staff were friendly and incredibly helpful. They helped us launch our kayaks and provided us with...More

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Kayak_Las_Vegas, Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thank you for your awesome feedback Natalie! We're so glad you and your friends had an amazing time. And we appreciate your tip for guided trips. As you experienced a self-guided trip is an amazing option but if you're hesitant, a guide will take all...More

Reviewed 31 August 2018

OMG WOW we had the best tour and guide named Jerry ... totally breath-taking adventure and loved it; we also had perfect weather. THANK YOU Jerry!

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Kayak_Las_Vegas, Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Hi Dolores! Thank you for your review! We are so glad you had an amazing trip in the river! It's always an extra pleasant surprise when the weather cooperates. We hope to see you again!

Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic trip, from start to finish. Our guide Rick was fantastic. A good guide makes a trip along with great views of the hoover dam and black canyon. You can see why the ratings for this trip are so high. If you love...More

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Kayak_Las_Vegas, Manager at Desert Adventures - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2018

We're so glad you had a great time! We agree, Rick is a fantastic guide. Thank you for enjoying the river with us! We hope to see you again soon!

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tia597
15 June 2016|
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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
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