Free guided tour of Eldorado Canyon & Techatticup Mine with Las Vegas Pass

Eldorado Canyon Mine Day Tour

  • Eldorado Canyon Mine Tour
  • Eldorado Canyon Mine Tour
  • Eldorado Canyon Mine Tour
  • Eldorado Canyon Mine Tour

Las Vegas Power Pass Benefits:

Free Guided Tour of Eldorado Canyon & Techatticup Mine 
Normal Ticket Price: Adult: $99.00

Travel back in time and discover South Nevada's mining history with a guided tour of Eldorado Canyon and Techatticup Mine, free with the Las Vegas Power Pass

Go back in history and experience what was the area’s richest and oldest gold mine on this half day guided tour of Eldorado Canyon and the Techatticup Mine. 

After you are picked up at your Las Vegas hotel, you will travel to the Hoover Dam for a quick view of the Colorado River and photo opportunity. Next you will be taken to Eldorado Canyon to explore the Techatticup Mine. Their expert guides know all about the history of the mine and Eldorado Canyon. The mine entrance is just a short walk away where you will be transported back in time when mining was a way of life for Southern Nevada.  Be sure to enjoy the time after the tour to explore the area and take pictures of the iconic surroundings, which have also been the backdrop for a number of famous movies! Before heading back to Las Vegas, you will visit the Nelson Overlook for a gorgeous view of the Colorado River flowing through Eldorado Canyon.

The tour inside the mine is approximately an hour

Please note: This tour is for 5 day Las Vegas Pass holders only

What's included?

  • Half-day Guided Tour of Eldorado Canyon and Techatticup Mine
  • Custom ransportation from hotels on Las Vegas' Strip in individual leather Captain's chairs
  • Techatticup Mine entrance fees
  • Snacks
  • Bottled Water

Fun Facts

  • The mine was discovered in 1861 by John Moss, who also claimed the Queen City mine. The Queen City mine was subsequently sold to Senator George Hearst, father of publisher William Randolph Hearst
  • The name Techatticup comes from the Paiute word meaning “food” or “hungry.” Moss showed the natives a rock with quartz in it and asked if they had seen rock like that in the area. The Paiute natives used the word “techatticup,” indicating they were bartering for food.
  • The mine ran from 1861 until World War II, when the government shut down mining operations.
  • At one time the mining camp, with 144 men working there, had the largest population in southern Nevada (at that time, Las Vegas had only 33 residents, and they were mostly farmers).

Please note: Tours must be pre-booked in advance by calling Toll Free: 855-458-7511 Local: 702-458-0000. Pass number passenger names and hotel are needed at time of booking. Tours last approximately 4.5 hours and depart at 7:00am.

Monday 07.00 - 11.30 (Tour duration 4.5 hours)
Tuesday 07.00 - 11.30 (Tour duration 4.5 hours)
Wednesday 07.00 - 11.30 (Tour duration 4.5 hours)
Thursday 07.00 - 11.30 (Tour duration 4.5 hours)
Friday 07.00 - 11.30 (Tour duration 4.5 hours)
Saturday 07.00 - 11.30 (Tour duration 4.5 hours)
Sunday 07.00 - 11.30 (Tour duration 4.5 hours)

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Address:

5216 Procyon St, Las Vegas, NV 89118

Telephone:

(702)458-0000

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