Gambling isn’t the only thrilling activity in Sin City. Las Vegas’ geographical location allows for an array of entertaining outdoor activities that are just as exhilarating as pushing the buttons on that slot machine. From ATV tours to land sailing, to kayaking, there are so many great alternatives for all the adventure seekers out there.
ATV’s and Land Siling with DeTour Vegas
DeTour Vegas was founded by Jennifer and Safak in April of 2013 out of their love and passion for outdoor activities. Together, the dynamic duo aims to show people the other side of Vegas, which is the beautiful outdoors. DeTour Vegas offers exciting outdoor sports, which allow visitors to not only have fun, but to also take in the impressive grounds of Las Vegas. The two hour ride time ATV tour ($159.99 per person) is great for beginner, intermediate, and advanced riders. An experienced guide will train riders and guide them through different terrains, which range from dunes to clay, to sand, rocks, and mud. DeTour also offers land sailing tours ($199.99 per person), a truly unique outdoor activity. Visitors are trained and prepared to set sail in no time. Prices includes complimentary goggles, gloves, helmets, pick up and drop off, water, ATV, safety gear, guidance, and tax.
Kayak with Evolution Expedition
Get that workout in and paddle away. Evolution Expedition offers three different kayak tours all led by professional tour guides. There is the kayak Hoover Dam ($182.00 per person), kayak Black Canyon ($150.00), and kayak canyon ($130.00) Each tour ranges in time duration. The kayak Hoover Dam tour departs from the base of the Hoover Dam, down the Colorado River, and through the Black Canyon. Kayakers get to steam inside the sauna cave and soak in geothermal hot spring pools. The Black Canyon is a short distance from the Las Vegas Strip, located in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Kayakers will get to explore giant volcanic boulders and take a dip in the emerald waters. The kayak canyon tour takes kayakers past historical sites and into Black Canyon to explore Emerald Cave. Wildlife sightings of Desert Big Horn Sheep, Osprey, Falcons, Bald Eagles, and Great Blue Heron along the way aren’t rare. All three tours include bottled water, juice and snacks, and complementary shuttle service.
Bike Red Canyon with Red Electric Bike
Now you’re inspired and think you can handle 13 miles of pedaling to see Red Rock National Conservation Area… Maybe. If 13 miles of pedaling doesn’t tickle your fancy, no worries. Red Electric Bike Tours offer electric bicycles which can reach speeds up to 20 mph for a comfortable and easy ride. The total tour time is approximately four hours, which includes the 13 mile ride, hiking, and sightseeing opportunities. Red Rock NCA is only 15 miles west of Las Vegas and provides some of the most striking scenery in the city. Riders can pedal, use power, or both while taking in fiery colored sandstone formations, rock engravings, waterfalls, feral horses, bighorn sheep, feral horses, coyotes, desert tortoise, and an assortment of desert plant life. The tour costs $89 per person and includes bottled water, safety equipment, and park fees. Get ready to hit the road on two wheels.