This Picture Perfect River Cruise In Nevada Is A True Adventure You'll Love
The Hoover Dam Postcard Tour is absolutely the very best photo opportunity of the Colorado River, Lake Mead, and Hoover Dam. Given by Black Canyon/Willow Beach River Adventures, this tour includes a 30-minute picture perfect river cruise along the Colorado River below the dam that provides stunning, picturesque views of the area. It is an adventure you will truly love! Take a look, and don’t forget to take your camera.
The Hoover Dam Postcard Tour meets at 10:30 a.m. just outside of Boulder City at the far west end of the Hoover Dam Lodge. The shuttle leaves the parking lot at 10:45 a.m.
From the Lake Mead Recreation Area, guests are taken down Lower Portal Road to the secure zone at the base of Hoover Dam on the Colorado River.
Guests then board motorized rafts with experienced tour guides. These guides relate the history of Hoover Dam as guests sail by and enjoy amazing views of Lake Mead, the Colorado River, the dam, and Black Canyon.
A stunning view of Hoover Dam and the Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, winner of the American Society of Civil Engineers' (ASCE) 2012 Outstanding Civil Engineering Achievement (OCEA) Award for superior engineering achievement.
Have you ever seen water this blue?
A gorgeous postcard-esque photo of Painters Cove in Black Canyon on Lake Mead.
The colors of the Colorado River near the dam is truly stunning.
Another picturesque view of the Colorado River from Hoover Dam.
Guests will see the original water line to Boulder City and the dynamite storage bunkers used during the dam's construction.
These views are exclusive to tour passengers thanks to Black Canyon River Adventures staff.
Black Canyon River Adventures is located at 268 Lakeshore Road in Boulder City. For more information such as ticket prices and directions, or to make reservations, please call (800) 455-3490.
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