Hoover Dam & Lake Mead Cruise Tour on the Desert Princess From Las Vegas by esudroff
License Public domain

Hoover Dam & Lake Mead Cruise Tour on the Desert Princess From Las Vegas

Book Now


Experience views of the Hoover Dam, the largest man-made structure in the world, aboard the Desert Princess with unforgettable photo opportunities


  • 90-minute relaxing boat cruise on the Desert Princess, a real Mississippi-style Paddle Wheel Boat
  • Enjoy the cool, calm waters of Lake Mead
  • Deli-style meal served on the Desert Princess
  • Photo stop at the historic 'Welcome to Las Vegas' sign.
  • Government guided VIP tour inside Hoover Dam
  • Self Guided Tour of Ethel M's Chocolate Factory
  • Access to the newly opened visitors center, museum, monuments, and gift shop
  • Photo opportunities of the new Pat Tillman / Mike O'Callaghan Bypass Bridge


  • Fees and park entry


  • Gratuity

Please Note

  • If a motorcoach with a lift is required, we must have a 72-hour prior notification to the date of travel
  • All motorcoaches with lift equipment are subject to availability
  • All motorcoaches are DOT certified and are able to kneel to curb height
  • Service dogs are allowed to travel with the correct and current paperwork, small oxygen tanks are allowed
  • All reservations must be confirmed 24 hours prior to travel date
  • 24-hour prior cancellation policy in effect for all tours
  • Passengers who have a pacemaker will not be able to go inside the Hoover Dam due to the electromagnets in use inside
  • No food or drink is allowed inside the Hoover Dam

Verified user reviews powered by
84% of reviewers liked this tour
May 28 2018
Good tour guide with knowledge of area
Reply From The Gray Line Team:
We are glad to hear that our guide was knowledgeable and will pass along your review. We hope the rest of your stay in Las Vegas was good as well. 

-The Gray Line Team
May 23 2018
Very enjoyable day with a well informed tour guide.
Reply From The Gray Line Team:
Glad to hear that you enjoyed the Hoover Dam and Lake Mead Cruise! Our guides are have great information and give great insight during the tour. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay in Sin City!

-The Gray Line Team
Mar 29 2018
Seeing Hoover Dam up close was amazing, walked across the top. Breathtaking!! The boat ride on Lake Mead was enjoyable and relaxing!Our driver, Mike Duncan, was FANTASTIC!! Great sense of humor! There were several individuals in wheelchairs on our tour. Mike made sure they were able to participate in all aspects of the tour while making sure everyone else was enjoying the tour. Very Patient and Professional person!!
Reply From The Gray Line Team:

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We strive to give all of our tour guests an unforgettable experience in great locations around the world, and it sounds like that is what you had! 

- The Gray Line Team
Feb 20 2018
Hoover Dam and Lake Mead tour were an excellent adventure and I did not have to drive. Tour guide was excellent
Read More Reviews


We pick up at most Las Vegas hotels before departing for the Hoover Dam & Lake Mead Cruise Tour From Las Vegas. Experience this engineering man-made wonder of the world, one of the biggest and most successful government projects of it’s time.

Your professional driver / guide will provide expert narration on this roundtrip tour from Las Vegas while you enjoy a ride onboard a luxury motorcoach with airline-style reclining seats, foot rests, onboard restroom, air conditioning, and large vista view windows so you won't miss a thing.

The Desert Princess paddle wheeler cruises Lake Mead with views of the Hoover Dam and its amazing surroundings. Located less than an hour from Las Vegas, Lake Mead offers you the opportunity to take a break from the Neon Jungle of Las Vegas and enjoy a wonderful cruise aboard the Desert Princess, a real Mississippi Style Paddle Wheel Boat.

This authentic paddle wheel boat was built especially to cruise the cool & calm blue waters of Lake Mead. Cruise in climate-controlled comfort on one of the two enclosed decks or feel the wind in your hair and the desert sun on your face up top on the open promenade deck.

Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Hoover Dam above and below the surface - the Government Guided V.I.P tour is included in your package. They will take you deep inside the Hoover Dam, showing you the inner workings of the Hoover Dam. You will get to see a video on the construction of the Hoover Dam, and you will receive a V.I.P pass that gives you access to the museum, monuments, gift shop, and newly opened Visitors Center.

The Hoover Dam is often called one of the 7 Man-Made Wonders of the World. Don’t miss your chance to stand on top of this amazing piece of American History!

Pickup & Starting Points

Please see detailed pickup and starting point information when you complete your booking.


This site uses cookies. Some of the cookies we use are essential for parts of the site to operate and have already been set. You may delete and block all cookies from this site, but parts of the site will not work. Please see our privacy policy for more details