The Emerald Cove Adventure

Launch from Willow Beach and enjoy an adventure inclusive of the Emerald Cave, beautiful beaches, and a hike to the historic gauge house ruins site overlooking the Colorado River. 

  • Willow Beach National Fish Hatchery: we’ll paddle by this hatchery where rainbow trout are stocked weekly
  • Historic Trailhead: this is a quick 5-10 minute hike leading to the 1920’s homesite of the gauger and offers great views for a photo-op
  • Emerald Cave: this gorgeous cave formed by natural faulting lights up emerald green. We’ll paddle through for a quick photo
  • Emerald Cove: We will stop at one of the beautiful beaches for lunch before paddling back to Willow Beach Marina
  • Price: $100 per person
  • Length: 4 hours, 4.5 miles roundtrip
  • Launch Times: every hour 9am-1pm
  • Location: We will launch and end at Willow Beach
  • Paddle craft: we provide a single sit-inside kayak, tandems available upon reques


The Hoover Dam Kayak Adventure

Launch from the base of the Hoover Dam and enjoy an adventure of a lifetime! Experience the Sauna Cave, Hot Springs, Waterfalls and the world-famous Emerald Cave.

  • Sauna Cave: we’ll stop here to discover hot springs deep inside the canyon
  • Gold Strike Hot Springs: just a 5-10 minute hike away, we’ll head to these hot springs for a quick dip and photo-op
  • Boyscout Canyon: we’ll get out of our kayaks to explore this area to see hot springs, narrow slot canyons, and some hiking
  • Arizona Hot Springs Beach: we’ll hike about 15 minutes up to the this open beach area to enjoy a lunch break
  • Gauging Station: we’ll paddle by this site which was used for monitoring water levels, flow, and sediment content of the river prior to the construction of the Dam
  • Emerald Cave: this gorgeous cave formed by natural faulting lights up emerald green. We’ll paddle through for a quick photo
  • Emerald Cove: we’ll stop on the beach here for a 30 minute break
  • Historic Trailhead: this is a quick 5-10 minute hike leading to the 1920’s homesite of the gauger and offers great views for a photo-op
  • Willow Beach National Fish Hatchery: we’ll paddle by this hatchery where rainbow trout are stocked weekly
  • Paddle craft: we provide a single sit-inside kayak, tandems available upon request
  • Launch Times: 7am, 8am, 9am
    guests must arrive 1 hour prior to scheduled launch time
  • Start Location: Hoover Dam Lodge Parking Lot
  • End Location: Willow Beach Marina
  • Paddle craft: we provide a single sit-inside kayak, tandems available upon request
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Emerald Cave Trip

The Emerald Cave

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Emerald Cave Trip

The road to the Emerald Cove

The Emerald Cove
The Hoover Dam Kayak Trip

The Second and much deeper Emerald Cove. This cove is known for having crystals although they seem to all be gone.

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The Hoover Dam Kayak Trip

140 foot deep hot sauna cave view to start off our trip of a lifetime.