The Hoover Dam Heli gives guests the chance to witness the beauty of nature combined with the elegance of man-made structures. Not only does the Hoover Dam Heli take you to the Hoover Dam, which produces hydroelectric power, it also takes you across sweeping landscapes. While flying in the EC-130 Eco Star helicopter, guests will have spectacular views of the 736-foot tall structure. Construction on the dam began in 1931. In 1936, the dam was officially opened to harness the power of the Colorado River. Today, the dam is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the Southwestern United States.
While you travel over this vast and rugged land, you will get to see other notable landmarks. Marvel at Lake Mead, the largest man-made reservoir in the United States. Lake Mead is an impressive 112 miles long and 500 feet deep with a 550-mile shoreline. You will also be able to view the Black Canyon of the Colorado, a magnificent gorge that was formed 15 million years ago. This is the gorgeous setting that surrounds the Hoover Dam and you will witness these sights from the sky with the Hoover Dam Helicopter Tour.
- The tour is appropriate for ages 2 and up.
- Tour includes complimentary hotel pick-up and drop-off from select hotels. You must call ahead to schedule hotel pick-up. Hotel pick-up will be 1-1/2 prior to the tour start time.
- Hoover Dam Heli lasts approximately 3 hours.
- Check schedule for tour dates and times.