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Hoover Dam Tour

Friday, December 8, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Hoover Dam

Conclude your Groundwater Week 2023 experience with this optional event — a private guided tour of Hoover Dam! Taking place Friday, December 8, this tour will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Visit historic tour tunnels and ride the original elevator to the top of Hoover Dam
  • Walk through the inspection tunnels at the center of Hoover Dam
  • View the Colorado River through the inspection ventilation shaft
  • Visit the viewing platform overlooking a 30-foot diameter penstock — feel the vibration created by water rushing through the pipe
  • See eight of the commercial generators in the Nevada Powerhouse
  • Enjoy a 360-degree view of the dam, Colorado River, Lake Mead, and Hoover Bypass Bridge from the observation deck.

Tour schedule

  • 7:30 a.m. — Check-in at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino (Groundwater Week headquarters hotel)
  • 7:45 a.m. — Depart the Westgate
  • 8:45 a.m. — Arrive at Hoover Dam
  • 9:00 a.m. — Private dam and power plant tour
  • 10:00 a.m. — Explore the visitor and education center, observation deck, gift shop, and café
  • 11:30 a.m. — Depart Hoover Dam
  • 12:30 p.m. — Return to Westgate

Cost is $100 per person if you register on or before November 3 and $110 per person starting November 4. Price includes roundtrip charter bus transportation from the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, tour ticket, and water and snacks on the bus.