Colorado River Half Day Kayaking to Emerald Cave from Las Vegas

41 Reviews | Las Vegas, USA

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5 hours (Approx.)
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Experience this amazing 3-hour guided kayak tour along the clear waters of the Colorado River just south of the Hoover Dam from Willow Beach Marina, Arizona.

You will start your day wtih pickup from select Las Vegas hotels or one of many meeting locations from your professional guide and driver. You will have a scenic 50-minute drive out to Willow Beach Marina where you will relax for 15 minutes being able to go into the Marina Gift Shop and use the restrooms before launching.

After a brief safety instruction your guide will get you on the water for a beautiful paddle on the slow flowing Colorado River. You have many stops along the way to stretch your legs and even a short hike to the best view of the River. This tour includes wildlife viewing opportunities, a 5-mile moderate paddle round trip and as well as a comfortable light touring kayak with light weight carbon paddle, life jacket, snacks, fruit and plenty of bottled spring water.


  • All necessary equipment included
  • Led by a local guide
  • See native wildlife in their natural environment
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water



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Average 4.95 out of 5 stars based on 41 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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KAITLYN F, Nov 2020 Verified
Our tour was great. We had Tyler as our guide and he was super knowledgeable about the area. and had an eagle eye and saw the big horn sheep grazing on the hillside. My sister and I have both been kayaking before and the tour was totally within our skill level, it was an easy kayak up river to the cave and a nice easy coast back to the beach.
John, Oct 2020 Verified
Great way to spend an afternoon. Zach was excellent guide. Was a bit chilly and sometimes breezy but a great way to see the river valley.
James, Oct 2020 Verified
The experience was Amazing!! Not only was our tour guide Scott, entertaining but he was extremely knowledgable about all the interesting historacle facts. Thank for everything. Would definitely recommend taking this trip.
Robert G, Oct 2020 Verified
Wonderful experience. Beautiful views. Our guide Tyler was excellent and very knowledgeable. He went out of his way to make sure we had a great trip.
Daniel, Oct 2020 Verified
What an awesome experience. Kaylee was an awesome tour guide. Great way to get away and see Mother Nature.
Jessica, Sep 2020 Verified
Michelle was amazing! She was so knowledgeable, well prepared and answered all of our questions. She made our experience incredible. I would recommend her to anyone and we will definitely be back!
Lynn, Sep 2020 Verified
We had such a great time! Thanks for all the communication before the trip - and, Zach, you were an amazing guide! We couldn’t believe that it was only your second time leading solo. We are looking forward to doing your full kayaking tour next time!
Debra, Sep 2020 Verified
What an absolute wonderful experience! Our guide Kylee picked us up promptly at our Las Vegas hotel, pointed out areas of interest on the way with lots of geographical facts.. As novice kayakers she offered lots of help and advice that was much appreciated... overall an amazing experience ... thanks so much Kylee
Brittany, Sep 2020 Verified
It was a really cool experience! Edgar was a good tour guide. The only thing I’d say is this probably shouldn’t be marketed as a beginners activity- I went tandem with my husband who is a beginner and we had a heck of a time maneuvering to where we needed to go. Other than that, if you e kayaked before, this should be an enjoyable time.
Sara, Sep 2020 Verified
This was such an amazing trip. Knowledgeable guides- Michelle was the best! Equipment was clean and in great condition. Vehicles were clean and air conditioned. They give a very informative lesson for beginners and are patient. The river and emerald canyon was beautiful. A great day trip. Especially if you have non-experienced kayakers in the group.

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