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Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour & Hoover Dam Photo Stop with Optional Skywalk

Las Vegas, United States

From USD 99.00

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 10 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Pickup from select hotels
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Visit the Grand Canyon, and see several other sights along the way, on this full-day tour from Las Vegas. Travel by a modern luxury bus with air conditioning and restroom on board. On the way, enjoy a hot breakfast, stop for photos at the Hoover Dam and drive by an ancient Joshua Tree Forest. With VIP bus access, spend more time at Grand Canyon West, where you will enjoy a lunch overlooking the rim and can add an optional Skywalk.
  • Enjoy VIP bus access at the Grand Canyon, an exclusive to this tour
  • Travel on a luxury bus with air conditioning and restroom
  • Includes breakfast, lunch and two bottles of water
  • Upgrade to add on a Skywalk
  • Round-trip transfers from select Las Vegas hotels
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What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Professional Step-On Tour Guide
  • Designated Bus Driver
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off at selected hotels
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Stop at the Hoover Dam Memorial Bridge For Photos
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • VIP Bus Access at the Canyon
  • Bottled water
  • Gratuities

Meeting And Pickup

Pickup points

Select a pickup point

Start time

06:30 am

Pickup details

We limit the amount of hotels we visit for pickups, so that we can spend more time at the Canyon, and less time on the bus doing pickups. Our hotels for pickup are strategically placed up and down the strip including downtown, so your own hotel should be either right next door or a very short walk away from where you will meet the bus.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be 3 or older and accompanied by an adult
  • Luggage is not allowed on this bus, only small backpacks will make it through the security checkpoint at Hoover Dam.
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark - The west rim has an uneven rocky surface with extremely limited pavement.
  • Hualapai Tribes Dress Policy: No offensive material, language or graphics. No excessively torn clothing. No clothing which, by nature, exposes portions of the body that may be viewed as inappropriate for a family environment such as string bikini tops, G-strings, bikini bottoms, etc
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Post COVID-19 Safety Updates - We politely request that you refrain from taking this tour should you start displaying any of the symptoms associated with COVID-19. We do recommend guests wear a face mask, but this is not mandatory. Please be sure to bring one if you wish to wear it. All vehicles are sanitized prior to every tour and social distancing will be strongly encouraged.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 54 travellers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.

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Q:Does the bus have restrooms onboard during the Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour & Hoover Dam Photo Stop with optional Skywalk?

A:Yes they do! Additionally, you are never on the bus for more than 45 minutes without a bathroom break. We make regular bathroom stops for all of our tours. We want you to be as comfortable as possible when you are our guests for the day.

Feb. 2022

Q:Is the Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour & Hoover Dam Photo Stop with optional Skywalk family friendly?

A:Absolutely! All guides are family-friendly, and there are usually several kids on this tour. The objective is to make the tour as fun and as friendly as possible for everyone.

Jul. 2021

Q:Is there air conditioning/heating onboard the bus during the Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour & Hoover Dam Photo Stop?

A:Yes. You should be as comfortable as possible on your tour, so all buses are at an optimum comfortable temperature all year around.

Jul. 2021

Q:Can I bring my own bag/cooler on board the bus during the Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour & Hoover Dam Photo Stop?

A:Only small bags and coolers are allowed (something that can be put between your feet or under your seat). The hoover dam security checkpoint does not allow large bags, and there may not be space to store the bag.

Jul. 2021

Q:Is there a place I can store my luggage during the Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour & Hoover Dam Photo Stop?

A:All Las Vegas hotels offer free bag storage. You may wish to check out of the hotel in the morning, store your bags with the bag storage, then when you arrive back from your tour, pick up your bags and head straight to the airport.

Jul. 2021

Q:How do I arrange pickup at my hotel for the Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour & Hoover Dam Photo Stop with optional Skywalk?

A:Upon checkout, select the hotel where you are staying in Las Vegas. After confirmation, call the local operator at the phone number on your ticket to coordinate exact pickup details.

Jul. 2021

Q:Are there vegetarian or other dietary options available for lunch during the Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour?

A:Yes. There are multiple options available for lunch, and all dietary needs can be accommodated.

Jul. 2021

Q:How long do we spend at the Grand Canyon during the Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour & Hoover Dam Photo Stop?

A:You get to spend 3.5 hours at the Grand Canyon West Rim. This is more than enough time to experience everything they have to offer, including the Skywalk and Helicopter rides if that is something you choose.

Jul. 2021

Q:Does the Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour & Hoover Dam Photo Stop with optional Skywalk stop at the Hoover Dam?

A:This tour includes a stop at the Hoover Dam Mike O’Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge. From here you can obtain the most beautiful views of the Hoover Dam. The tour does not stop to explore the Dam itself.

Jul. 2021

Q:How much walking will I need to do at the Grand Canyon during the Grand Canyon West Rim Bus Tour & Hoover Dam Photo Stop?

A:This is entirely up to you! There is a shuttle bus to take you around the different stops at the Canyon and at Guano point there are a few optional hikes you may do if you would like to explore more and get some additional really awesome photos.

Jul. 2021

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Traveller Tips


Bring your cords and you can charge your phones during the trip.
If you want pictures on the Skywalk you'll have to pay extra.
We went in late May so didn't need any jackets as it was not cold.
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Awesome experience. Highly recommend.
Samantha_B, Feb 2023
Ralph Tutella was such a great tour guide. Learned a lot, had some laughs, and I got to see the Grand Canyon!!!!
Take this tour!!
Rachel_M, Feb 2023
Seeing the grabd canyon was a moment ill never forget.the tour guid ralph was funny, he made the experience fun, he was full of great information, he was funny!! Book this tour you wont regret it!!
Awesome Day Trip.
Michael_L, Jan 2023
Guide was very helpful and everything on time and had a great driver.Day out wss brilliant and guide had everything organised.
Not as expected
Vickie_M, Jan 2023
First of all, I think the South Rim is much prettier than the West Rim...of course this is not the vendor's fault. What is the vendor's fault is...not enough breakfast choices nor were we told we could modify the choices (overheard him asking restaurant if they could). MOST OF ALL...NOT TELLING US WE HAD TO EAT OUTSIDE. IT'S JANUARY FOR GOD'S SAKE!! NEARLY FROZE!!
Charlie was a fantastic...
Candace_F, Jan 2023
Charlie was a fantastic guide and our driver Juan was so helpful. Very impressed with them both and will book again when my dad comes to town
Skywalk was awesome,...
John_A, Jan 2023
Skywalk was awesome, beautiful and historical.. Our travel guide Andrew Hunt had vast knowledge about all places visited.
A must do tour...
Aileen_G, Jan 2023
Johnny was a fab host on our bus...wasn't expecting a comedian to accompany us...definitely made the journey to and from the sites so enjoyable. Our driver Carlos drove professionally and even on rough terrain we felt perfectly safe on his bus! Highly recommend this tour!
Unique
Dayana_a, Jan 2023
Awesome team tony and Charles really professional people they take care of you and nobody get behind.they did a god job. Also breakfast and lunch was great 😊. Totally recommend my people. 🫶
Great trip, wonderful views
Bassheva_B, Jan 2023
Tony, the tour guide was excellent. He was interesting and funny and did a great job giving over information about the Hoover dam and Grand Canyon without talking too much. He was so helpful and even offered to take pictures for everyone. The driver, Charlie, was wonderful as well. It was a great experience and I definitely would recommend to others.
Great time, great tour guide, great driver
Cody_T, Jan 2023
This tour is excellent. Very seamless. The driver Charles was great and Tony is an extremely personable and knowledgeable tour guide. He sets a very relaxed tone with good information and knows how to keep things on schedule.
amazing tour
7rbb2fmh6k, Jan 2023
Awesome tour guide(Tony) and excellent driver(charles). views were amazing. the food was very very yummy !
We really enjoyed this...
Michelle_d, Jan 2023
We really enjoyed this tour. Usually I am hesitant to do big bus group tours, but this one went very smooth. Joe was great, funny and really helped keep us on schedule. Definitely recommend taking this tour.
Ian and Lals
Yana_A, Jan 2023
Ian and Layla were great and went above and beyond to make out trip pleasant food was good. I enjoy sky walk
Great Day Trip from Vegas
Arlene_S, Jan 2023
Parker was a wonderful tour guide. He made the bus trip entertaining. He knew his Grand Canyon/Hoover Dam facts, but he was also a great at keeping us entertained and it helped pass the time on the drive to the Grand Canyon. Eric was a wonderful driver! This is a great way to see the Grand Canyon in a day. Very accessible and so, so beautiful!
Nice trip enjoying the nature sculpture
Carolina_M, Jan 2023
Our tour guide was very sweet and has a good attitude during the trip. She gave us a good information about the hualapi tribe and Grand Canyon formations and geology. I can recommend this trip to other tourist who dont have access to a private transportation and for people who likes adventure and nature. The only thing is we didn't spend enough time in the Hoover dam I would have liked more time, and I expected we were going down in the building dam but we just saw the dam from the front over the bridge so we couldn't take pictures
Lunch not worth for the $$$ paid
Muthukumar_L, Jan 2023
Bus operator and your guide were really amazing. Tour guide is very interactive and engaged till the end of the trip. However, lunch is so pathetic and no at all eatable. Experience with lunch is so bad for the money we paid, otherwise rest all is good. If lunch is good, would have given 5 star.
Charlie was an excellent...
Lance_A, Jan 2023
Charlie was an excellent guide, very entertaining, as well as Bernice. Was a great experience, definitely would do it again.
Excellent tour, felt safe and was able to truly explore, all in a day!
Puja_D, Jan 2023
Amazing tour. Pickup at the pre-confirmed hotel location was prompt, the tour was efficient and on time, and our tour guide Parker and driver Elvis were both excellent! So funny and pleasant, they made the tour so much more enjoyable! The sites were amazing and we always felt safe and cared for throughout the day.
Amazing.
Rohan_B, Jan 2023
Amazing experience. The journey to the canyons is an experience in itself. The Joshua trees on the way and the view from Eagle point / Guano point is breathtaking. You can’t miss Hoover dam too.
Great experience! Will recommend!
Wesner_P, Jan 2023
Our tour guide Ian was very helpful and really knowledgeable. Our driver Layla was great. The trip was as described. We enjoyed our time at the Hoover Dam and the time given was enough.
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