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    Taking a tour of Hoover Dam is a really great way to get away from the casinos or conventions in Las Vegas for part an afternoon. There are several ways that you can take a tour of Hoover Dam. You can drive to Hoover Dam yourself or you can take a guided bus tour of Hoover Dam from Las Vegas. If you plan to take a guided bus tour from Las Vegas we recommend tours organized by Best of Vegas, click on the links below for more information about Hoover Dam tours from Las Vegas:
Hoover Dam Express Tour   - $59.99
Hoover Dam City Deluxe Tour - $35.00  (Limited time offer - regular price $74.99)
Pink Jeep Hoover Dam Tour - $80.75 Includes Power Plant Tour
    Hoover dam is located 30-35 miles east of Las Vegas, (depending upon where you start from) and you will have to drive there. That can become expensive. Using your own transportation is the cheapest way Hoover Dam Visitor Centerto see Hoover Dam but you will still have to pay for parking and for the dam tour.

    If you didn't drive to southern Nevada and do not want to rent a car while you are in Las Vegas, the best option is to get a guided bus tour of Hoover Dam that begins in Las Vegas. This is a practical alternative even if you did drive to Las Vegas or you are renting a car. This is because the cost of guided tours are competitive and the drive to Hoover Dam can be challenging and parking can be a nightmare.

    If you are unfamiliar with the roads in southern Nevada, we recommend that you take your family on guided tour that is available.
Hoover Dam tours range from the basic tours to the really deluxe tours that will also take you on a cruise of Lake Mead and include a dinner cruise. Guided Hoover Dam tours usually begin in Las Vegas where they either shuttle you from your hotel to their location and then take you to the dam or they pick you up on the way to Hoover Dam.

Hoover Dam Visitor Center
   
Completed on June 21, 1995, the $87.9 million Visitors Center has tours of Hoover Dam, several exhibits about its history and its impact on the region plus commemorative art recognizing the achievements of Hoover Dam and its benefit to agriculture, electrical power and recreation.

Tour Hours:
   
The operating hours the Hoover Dam Visitor Center begin at 9:30 AM and continue until 5:00 PM Pacific time (Las Vegas time). Ticket sales for the last tour of the day will begin at 4:15 PM. The Visitor Center is closed only on two days of the year, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Hoover Dam Colorado River seen from the top of Hoover DamTours:
One of the tours currently available is called the "Hoover Dam Discovery Tour". This is a self paced tour that features talks presented by the guide staff at a number of locations both within the center and at the top of the dam. They are presented in 1.5 hour intervals beginning at 9:00AM. This tour is estimated to take about 2 hours.
Hoover Dam 30 Minute
Power Plant Tour
Children (0-3) Free
Juniors (4 - 16) $9.00
Adults (17 to 61) $11.00
Seniors (62+) $9.00
Military $9.00
Military (in Uniform) Free
Hoover Dam 60 Minute Tour
Everyone 8 or over - no children under 8 permitted $30.00
Hoover Dam Visitor Center Admission Fees
Children (3 and under) Free
Juniors (4 - 16) $8.00
Adults (17 to 61) $8.00
Seniors (62+) $8.00
Military $8.00
 
Hoover Dam Parking Garage:
Open 8:00 am to 6:15 pm
Fee per car $7.00
For more information call:
In Southern Nevada: 702.494.2517
Toll free: 866.730.9097

Photos:
The photo at the top looks at the Visitors Center from the Arizona side.

The picture on the right looks down at the Colorado River from right next to the Visitors Center.

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Hoover Dam Photos
- Overflow Tunnels - Arizona Side
- Visitors Center - 'Bronze Turbine'
- The Hoover Dam Intake Towers
- The Front Of Hoover Dam
- Inscriptions And Dedications
- Drought Effects
   - Bathtub Ring
   - Intake Towers
   - Spillways
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