Things to do in Black Canyon City

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Willow Beach: Black Canyon Kayak Tour with Guide and Snack

1. Willow Beach: Black Canyon Kayak Tour with Guide and Snack

Explore Black Canyon under your own steam on a guided tour. Kayak along the Colorado River, spotting wildlife, such as bald eagles, as you go. Enjoy incredible views of the river and surrounding landscape. Discover the river's history and marvel at the stunning rock formation at Emerald Cave. Arrive at Willow Beach and prepare for the day ahead as your guides help you into your kayak. Paddle upstream into the narrow channels of the Black Canyon. Continue for about 1 mile, scouring the banks as you go to spot a variety of wildlife, including native desert bighorn sheep and bald eagles. Then, stop at a historical overlook for awe-inspiring views of the legendary Colorado River. Listen as your guide shares the immense history of the river over the past 100 years. Enjoy a snack before setting off for the stunning rock formation of Emerald Cave on your way back to the starting point.

From Las Vegas: Black Canyon Half-Day Kayak Tour

2. From Las Vegas: Black Canyon Half-Day Kayak Tour

Following pick-up from your approved hotel on the Las Vegas Strip, escape the city and journey by comfortable Mercedes Sprinter to the start point of your kayak adventure into the Black Canyon. Arrive at Willow Beach and prepare for the day ahead as your guides help fit you into your kayaks. Paddle upstream into the narrow channels of the Black Canyon, and scour the banks to spot a variety of wildlife, including native Desert Big Horn Sheep and Bald Eagles. Continue for approximately 1 mile, and then stop at an historical overlook for awe-inspiring views of the legendary Colorado River. Listen to an explanation about the immense history of what the river has been used for over the past 100 years. Enjoy a complimentary snack before setting off for the stunning rock formation of Emerald Cave on your way back to the starting point.

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What people are saying about Black Canyon City

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 236 reviews

Both of our guides, Blake and Jamaica, were terrific! They were personable, professional, answered our questions and provided information about our surroundings along the way. We stopped for a snack and water break at an historic, scenic spot along the way. We went into a small cave and then headed back. We were provided with water pistols to have fun or get wet if we were hot. It was the perfect length trip and lots of fun.

What an amazing experience!!! The water and wildlife were absolutely beautiful! The snacks were great and they had plenty of cold water to keep us hydrated the whole trip. I’d definitely go again!

We had great time! G was the best made sure we had a great experience. He was very knowledgeable about the area. We learned a lot and had fun.

Greg was such a great tour guide and he really pointed things out to us giving us alot of insight in the Colorado River and surrounding areas

Really great experience Celeste was an amazing guide I'll definitely be back for a full day adventure!!!!