This Lake Mead cruise offers enchanting views of the surrounding red and gold-colored mountains.
The Desert Princess is an authentic, three-level, Mississippi-style paddle wheeler. The Desert Princess is U.S. Coast Guard certified for 300 passengers and 10 crew members. It is spaciously equipped with two climate-controlled enclosed decks and an open promenade deck, perfect for taking in the cool, clean air and the wondrous sights. If you're looking for an excursion aboard a vessel that has plenty of room to move around, lots of outdoor deck space to take photographs and videos and a smooth ride, the Desert Princess is just the vessel for you.
This cruise is available for sightseeing, champagne brunch or dinner. On the champagne brunch cruise, see the spectacular colors change by the minute as the morning sun washes over the mountains. During the dinner cruise, the temperature cools slightly and the water becomes calmer. Dining options include beef, chicken, seafood or pasta. The sightseeing cruise is perfect for those who choose not to have a meal during the experience.
The National Park Service will charge a $20 per car fee at the entrance to Lake Mead. If you book a tour with transportation you will not be subject to the fee. Children younger than two years old have free admission.
Download, print and take this Lake Mead map and driving directions with you.
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