Emerald Tour

Emerald Tour (Half Day)

Launch Time:

Anytime after 10 AM

End Time:

3-5 PM daily


4-5 miles round trip


Moving Flat Water


Easy to Moderate

Skill Level:

Beginner +


A half-day, 4-5 mile excursion, the Emerald Tour starts and ends at the gorgeous and easily-accessible Willow Beach. Highlights along this route include paddling up the great Colorado River, refreshing dips in the crystal clear river water, hiking through historical ruins, floating in the bright jade waters of Emerald Cave, and relaxing on a scenic beach to enjoy your gourmet picnic lunch. Bask in the natural beauty of the Black Canyon as you float back down river and spot the diverse desert wildlife, while our guides share the awe-inspiring history behind the creation of the great Hoover Dam.

Points of Interest

This is a sample itinerary and lists what you may see on a tour.

  • Arrive at Willow beach.
  • Brief safety meeting and paddling instruction
  • Spend some time getting acquainted with our boats
  • Stops along the way to view ancient petroglyphs
  • Take some time to cool off in the chilly river water
  • Brief hike and history lesson of Gauger home site in Black Canyon
  • Explore the beautiful Emerald Cave
  • Stop for a custom ordered gourmet picnic lunch on the beach
  • Return to Willow Beach after a leisurely paddle downriver

What's Included

  • Crystal-clear Kayak/Canoe hybrid boat
  • Comfort-gripped fiberglass paddles
  • Knowledgeable and experienced guide
  • Las Vegas hotel pick up ( for our guests from out of town! )
  • Complimentary water
  • Picnic lunch

Half Day Emerald Tour

$200Per Person

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