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Travel to the Hoover Dam in a luxury Hummer H2 during this 4-hour excursion from Las Vegas. On the approximately 45-minute ride, watch an informative DVD on the Hummer's state-of-the-art media system that will give you background on the dam and prepare you for your tour. Upon arrival, take the Discovery Tour, an experience that includes riding an elevator 500 feet (152 meters) into the depths of the Black Canyon's walls to check out the power plant generators.
  • Hoover Dam Hummer H2 Tour
  • Take the guided Hoover Dam Discovery Tour filled with murals, maps and photos of the dam’s history
  • Ride an elevator 500 feet down into the Black Canyon
  • Tour the 650-foot Nevada wing of the power plant and its eight huge generators
  • Enjoy panoramic views of Lake Mead and the Colorado River from the observation deck
  • Inclusive of all local taxes and fees!

Why Travelers Choose This Tour

If you're looking for a novel way to travel to Hoover Dam, this might be for you. You'll get great views of Lake Mead and the Bypass Bridge from the six-passenger Hummer, and the Discovery Tour at the dam is very impressive.
Following pickup at select Las Vegas hotels, climb aboard your luxury Hummer H2 for a comfortable, air-conditioned ride to the Hoover Dam. 

As you cruise past Boulder City, Lake Mead and the entrance to the Black Canyon, watch a DVD about the history of the dam. Learn some of the background information about the construction and history of the dam so you're more than ready for the Discovery Tour.

The Discovery Tour includes an exploration of several areas and lasts about 2 hours. In the Exhibit Gallery, view displays on the region’s natural history and the operational history of the dam. Wander through murals, maps and displays on the Theater Level that document the history of the Hoover Dam. Watch 'How the West was Won', a short video that details the Bureau of Reclamation’s part in growing food and taming the rivers and the desert. Ride an elevator 500 feet (152 meters) down into the Black Canyon’s walls and walk through the 250-foot (76-meter) tunnel drilled out of rock. Visit the 8 generators in the Nevada wing of the power plant. 

At the end of your 2 hours at the dam, climb back aboard your Hummer H2 an head back to Vegas in style for hotel drop-off.


Viator Traveler's Reviews

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, Oct 2018

Really wasn’t sure what to expect, but it was wonderful.. Our guide Sean was very knowledgeable and very professional!! It was just the three of us which made it very nice and personal. I would highly recommend the tour group without any hesitation. Again our guide Sean was fabulous!

, Oct 2018

Our second time to book this tour. It’s great! Wondering if you should book this experience—-you SHOULD!

, Oct 2018

Our tour was the first tour to happen under the schedule to accommodate the elevator replacement. Brett was a great guide and even went on the tour down into the turbine room so he could let his company know of the changes taking place. What a great, relaxing way to tour the site. Brett picked us up in the Hummer, just the 2 of us on the tour, was very informative with details of the area, Boulder City, and the Dam construction, and ended the site visit with a walk on the new bridge for an unbelievable view of the dam. Avoid the group tours, this is the way you want to see Hoover Dam

, Sep 2018

My husband I booked the 4 hour Hummer Hoover Dam tour. Thomas Thomas , the Hummer operator/tour guide was very informative about Las Vegas and the Dam. Fun time . I would hire Big Horn tours again

, Aug 2018

This is the way you are supposed to be treated! It was awesome being picked up in a Hummer. Our tour guide Sean was very informative and a pleasure to be around. I highly recommend taking this tour. You will not be disappointed.

, Jul 2018

This was definitely worth the cost of the tour! My 9 year old son and I wanted to go check out the Hoover Dam, so I booked online before we left for Vegas. Our guide Tom picked us up at the hotel in the Hummer, gave us a great history of the area and the dam on the way, then gave us specific instructions on how to beat the crowds, where restrooms were, etc. After the tour, Tom was right there to drop us back off at the hotel. Strong recommendation!

, Jul 2018

Loved every minute! Randy was a great guide. Highly recommend this trip. Very informative and was back in Vegas by noon.

, Jul 2018

Better than he imagined. Our tour guide was informed, interested, interesting and engaged from pickup to drop off. Great memories for both of us.

, Jun 2018

If you happen to go to Vegas enough, this tour is well worth your time. There is more to Vegas then just gambling and I am glad we gave this tour a shot. Masterpiece of Civil engineering, the guide was knowledgeable, we were not rushed. We spend enough time on the Hoover dam deck, took pictures. We got to appreciate this dam much more then we would have if we never visited.

, Jun 2018

Our tour was a little disappointing since the elevator leading down to the generators were broken down. Our tour guide I believe his name was Mike, made the experience dam good. He took us to a couple of great outlooks looking over the dam and Lake Mead. When talking with us we mention that we have not seen any animals, so he took us to a city park and there were 20 to 30 big horn sheep. My son also mention that he did not see any fancy cars. Mike made sure to tell us every time he saw a Ferrari, Lamborghini, or note worthy car on the road, he even took us on the strip on the way back to the hotel and showed us where one was at we could go and see up close. So even though the actual Hoover Dam tour was a little disappointing our tour guide made it a great experience and would recommend the Hummer Tours.

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