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Emerald Cave: Clear-Bottom Kayak Tour with Optional Shuttle

1. Emerald Cave: Clear-Bottom Kayak Tour with Optional Shuttle

Start with pickup from one of the resort hotels on the Las Vegas strip and travel towards Willow Beach, Arizona for your guided kayaking tour. Upon arrival at the canyon, receive a quick kayaking lesson from your guide and get ready for your adventure. Enjoy the underwater views through your glass-bottom kayak. Paddle towards Emerald Cave, with a break to stop and admire the fantastic views of the entire canyon. Keep a lookout for wildlife species such as the Desert Big Horn Sheep, blue heron, and bald eagles. Enter the Emerald Cave and enjoy the tranquility of your surroundings. Take the opportunity to swim in the Colorado River, before heading back to the starting back for your return transfer back to Las Vegas.

Las Vegas: Big Apple Coaster at New York-New York Hotel

2. Las Vegas: Big Apple Coaster at New York-New York Hotel

Fly through the skies above Las Vegas with a ride on the Big Apple Coaster. Snake through the Manhattan mock-up on the roller coaster’s red track, as the twists and turns set your heart pounding. Feel the tension rise as you climb towards the first drop. After this, the excitement doesn’t let up as you spiral through loops, reaching speeds of almost 70 miles per hour. This experience is the perfect hit for adrenaline junkies.

Willow Beach: Black Canyon Kayak Tour with Guide and Snack

3. Willow Beach: Black Canyon Kayak Tour with Guide and Snack

Explore Black Canyon under your own steam on a guided tour. Kayak along the Colorado River, spotting wildlife, such as bald eagles, as you go. Enjoy incredible views of the river and surrounding landscape. Discover the river's history and marvel at the stunning rock formation at Emerald Cave. Arrive at Willow Beach and prepare for the day ahead as your guides help you into your kayak. Paddle upstream into the narrow channels of the Black Canyon. Continue for about 1 mile, scouring the banks as you go to spot a variety of wildlife, including native desert bighorn sheep and bald eagles. Then, stop at a historical overlook for awe-inspiring views of the legendary Colorado River. Listen as your guide shares the immense history of the river over the past 100 years. Enjoy a snack before setting off for the stunning rock formation of Emerald Cave on your way back to the starting point.

Las Vegas: FLY LINQ Zipline Ticket

4. Las Vegas: FLY LINQ Zipline Ticket

Soar through the sky at an altitude of at least 114 feet over the LINQ Promenade in Las Vegas with this zipline ticket. Take an elevator on Las Vegas Boulevard to experience the city from new heights. Save time at this popular attraction with a skip-the-line ticket. d If you're a thrill-seeker, this ticket is for you: on the FLY LINQ Zipline, travel over 1,000 feet and reach speeds of up to 35 m/h. Choose the standard seated position or, if you really want to feel like you're flying, the superhero position. Strap in and hurtle down a long zip line towards the base of the world's tallest observation wheel, the High Roller. Soar over the most dynamic open-air shopping, dining, and entertainment district at the heart of the Strip for impressive views and an unforgettable ride.

From Las Vegas: Emerald Cave Half-Day Kayak Tour

5. From Las Vegas: Emerald Cave Half-Day Kayak Tour

Swap the lights of Las Vegas for one day on a nature day trip and guided kayaking adventure in nearby Arizona. Travel to beautiful Willow Beach, surrounded by steep canyon walls along the Colorado River, the site of your kayaking activity. A great escape into rugged nature for the day. Start with a hotel pickup from the Las Vegas Strip. After arriving at Willow Beach Marina, get fitted for your kayak and away you go with your guide. Paddle north on the crystal clear Colorado River while your guide points out wildlife and geological features in your surroundings. Arrive at the Emerald Cave about 2 miles in — explore the grotto-syle cave with pristine green-colored waters. Remember your waterproof camera, you’ll need it. Next, take a short hike to visit the historical site of the River Gauger's home that overlooks the river for a great photo opportunity and amazing views. Here your guide will share history about the River Gaugers. After a quick pit stop for some snacks and refreshments, head back to the river with cool, flowing water that stays at 12 degrees Celsius (53 degrees Fahrenheit) all year round. Soak up the picturesque natural attractions as you meander your way back to your launching point, before catching your ride back to Sin City.

Willow Beach: Emerald Cave and Lake Mead Kayaking Tour

6. Willow Beach: Emerald Cave and Lake Mead Kayaking Tour

Discover a kayaker’s dream destination – the Emerald Cave and Willow Beach – on this kayaking tour from Las Vegas with a guide and unlimited snacks and drinks. Swim in the cave’s enchanting green water and keep an eye out for wildlife. After meeting your guide, start with a quick kayaking lesson before gearing up and getting on your kayak. When paddling toward Emerald Cave, take a break from kayaking and explore breathtaking views of the entire canyon. Get your cameras ready for the desert bighorn sheep, blue heron, and bald eagles. Marvel at the canyon walls lining Emerald Cave that are 5,000 to 7,000 feet high. During the tour, get the chance to swim in the mystical green water of the Colorado River. When the sun shines at the right angle, reflections off the sediment on the cave walls make the river water look bright green. The outdoor adventure Sherpa shares that the cave's green waters shine the brightest during the spring and summer months. 

Grand Canyon: West Rim Helicopter and Landing Tour

7. Grand Canyon: West Rim Helicopter and Landing Tour

Explore the lands sacred to the Hualapai Tribe and experience magnificent aerial views aboard a premier ECO-Star helicopter. Fly from the West Rim of the Grand Canyon and be captivated by the majestic, multicolored rock layers of the cliffs surrounding you. The diverse, beautiful colors of the mile-deep Grand Canyon are a sight to behold.  Descend and land 3,500 feet below the rim where you will enjoy the mystique and grandeur of the Grand Canyon from an exclusive landing site only 300 feet above the mighty Colorado River. While on the canyon floor, take in the breathtaking setting and make sure to bring your camera to document this memorable experience.  End your tour with a 10-minute flight back through the walls of the Canyon and to the West Rim Airport.

Las Vegas: Guided Las Vegas Desert ATV Tour

8. Las Vegas: Guided Las Vegas Desert ATV Tour

Ride by ATV on a tour of the Mojave Desert dunes. Enjoy full pickup and drop-off service, a detailed safety demonstration, and all equipment included. Then, get dusty riding the dunes and taking in stunning surrounding views. The shuttle will pick you up at the Luxor Hotel (main entrance) and transport you to the premier riding location in the Mojave Desert. Once there, dawn your safety gear and enjoy a step-by-step orientation on how to ride your ATV. Then, let the excitement begin! Your guide will lead you on an hour-long journey into the beautiful desert where you'll be able to enjoy thrilling trails and captivating views. Try to spot a rare desert animal and take in the desert scene. After your ride, you'll be transported back to reality with a little dust and a lot of memories.

Las Vegas: STRAT Tower - Thrill Rides Admission

9. Las Vegas: STRAT Tower - Thrill Rides Admission

Discover the adrenaline rush of a lifetime, 800 to 1,000 feet above the Las Vegas Strip. Voted the Best Amusement Ride year after year. Shoot straight up 160 feet in the air at 45 mph on Big Shot, spin at 3 Gs while dangling from the SkyPod on Insanity, and take a roller coaster ride like no other that teeter-totters you over the edge of the SkyPod from 866 feet high on X-Scream. BIG SHOT Strap into the Big Shot, where you’ll be shot 160 feet in the air at 45 miles per hour in a matter of seconds – all while overlooking the majestic Las Vegas Valley. Be catapulted from the 921-foot-high platform up the tower’s mast to a height of 1,081 feet, and then down again. INSANITY You’d have to be insane to want to dangle from the side of a building at more than 900 feet high. Sit in a massive mechanical arm that extends 64 feet over the edge of the SkyPod, spinning you in the open air at speeds of up to three Gs while being propelled up to an angle of 70 degrees. X-SCREAM A roller coaster ride like no other, X-Scream teeter-totters you over the edge of the SkyPod from 866 feet high, propelling you headfirst 27 feet over the edge of the tower. After being shot over the edge, dangle weightlessly above the Las Vegas Strip before being pulled back and propelled again.

Las Vegas: Helicopter Flight over the Strip with Options

10. Las Vegas: Helicopter Flight over the Strip with Options

Experience the thrill of a helicopter flight with breathtaking views over the famous Las Vegas Strip, with commentary included. Personalize your experience with limousine transfers, an optional food tour, nighttime flights, or even a sunset visit to the Red Rock Canyon.  Fly over the mega resorts of the Las Vegas Strip as you take in the unforgettable city sights, from the New York-New York skyline to the Bellagio fountains and the never-fading light of the Luxor pyramid. Fly high to gain panoramic views of Las Vegas, and take in the famous sights as you listen to your local commentary. Make the experience special by booking a nighttime flight, or even a savory food tour trialing 4 of the city’s most exclusive restaurants before catching your flight. For something extra special, book an extended landing time at Red Rock Canyon to admire the sunset from a secluded viewpoint.  Once you descend back down to Earth, finish off your experience with a limousine drop-off back to your Las Vegas Strip hotel (if you choose an option that includes transfers).  Las Vegas city sights include:  • The Stratosphere Tower• Wynn Las Vegas• Treasure Island• The Mirage• The Venetian• Paris Hotel• The CityCenter • Planet Hollywood• MGM Grand • New York-New York • Luxor• Excalibur• Mandalay Bay• The Bellagio and its world-famous fountain• Many more recognizable sights from the movies 

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We traveled from Las Vegas to Willow Beach and it was an easy drive. Our guide, Jordan texted us a day before with pertinent info. He has a very upbeat personality and quite knowledgeable about Black Canyon and Colorado River. We had a blast!

We thoroughly enjoyed this trip. The Colorado River is beautiful and the views as we kayaked were wonderful. We also enjoyed having some time to stop off and swim in the river and the opportunity to take photos.

Sam was an excellent guide showing real passion for his region. Very dynamic and energetic guy. Great adventure on the Colorado river.

Excellent ride. Very well maintained and run. Top marks. A highlight of our stay. Enjoy the ride.

was great in a smaller vehicle great guide and the best lunch !!!!!