From Las Vegas: Emerald Cave Kayak Tour


Discover the beauty of the Colorado River's Black Canyon on a guided kayaking tour. Paddle through the steep cliffs, keeping an eye out for golden eagles, and enter into the magical Emerald Cove.

About this activity

  • Free cancellation

    Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

  • Duration

    6 hour


  • Highlights
    • Hear the eagles' call in the heavens as you kayak through the Black Canyon
    • Admire the stunning scenery on your shuttle from Las Vegas to Willow Beach
    • Learn the basic techniques for kayaking with your guide or show off your skills
    • Paddle with your group on the roaring waters of the mighty Colorado River
    • Find out why the Emerald Cove is cast into shining green light by the sun
  • Full description
    Experience an 8-kilometer guided kayaking tour in the spectacular Black Canyon on the Colorado River. Have the chance to observe golden eagles in their natural habitat and cruise into the shining Emerald Cove.
    Benefit from a shuttle service from Las Vegas' Mandalay Bay Hotel and arrive in Willow Beach. Meet your guide and learn everything you'll need to know to be prepared for this amazing adventure.
    Paddle upstream through the steep, rocky walls of the canyon. Keep an eye out to spot desert wildlife like bighorn sheep, coyotes, bald eagles, and even golden eagles.
    Listen to interesting facts about the mighty Colorado River and the history of the Hoover Dam. Visit the Emerald Cove and find out why the water shines bright green, before making a stop to refuel with healthy snacks, fruit, and water.
  • Includes
    • Guided kayaking tour on Colorado River
      3 hours on the water - 6hrs total tour time
      Shuttle service from/to Mandalay Bay (Main Entrance - Lower Level - Valet pickup area) on the Strip
      Pickup is at 9am, drop off around 3-3.30pm
      Granola bar, Banana
      Bottled water
  • Exclude
    • Entry ticket to the national park: adults $15, kids free