A Guide for the Adventurous in Las Vegas

Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime in Las Vegas
Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime in Las Vegas | © Scott Wilson / Alamy Stock Photo
If you’ve got an adventurous heart or spirit, have we got a list for you. Culture Trip’s curated roll call of the best in high-adrenaline, hands-on fun you can have in Las Vegas will make you excited to don your running shoes and go, go, go.

Las Vegas is known for high-intensity experiences, and it’s got one to suit everybody’s tastes. Whether you want to survive the apocalypse, test your might on a shooting range or mount a horse and giddyup! your way to a hard-earned breakfast, Vegas has got you covered. You can even delight in an aerial look at the city by hot-air balloon or take in the same view at higher speeds.

ToursGrand Canyon White Water Rafting Trip from Las Vegas
From $646 per person
15 hours
5 (10)
Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime! Raft down the mighty Colorado River along the Grand Canyon’s sheer cliffs. Also included in this exciting day trip from Las Vegas is a 4,000-foot (1,200-meter) helicopter transfer to the rim of the Grand Canyon.
ToursEmerald Cave Kayak Tour on The Colorado River From Las Vegas Nevada
From $130 per person
4 to 5 hours
4.8 (10)
Paddle on the beautiful Colorado River to Emerald Cave’s clear glowing water. This will be a 4.5-mile roundtrip.
ToursOutdoor Shooting Range Experience in Las Vegas
From $140 per person
3 hours 30 minutes
4.9 (10)
We offer targets out as far as 500 yards. Feel the excitement of shooting at more than 30 steel and exploding targets. We offer the best of both worlds: outdoor shooting with the comfort of indoors from our exclusive climate-controlled firing lines. YOU CHOOSE from more than 80 guns, including fully automatic, sniper, large-caliber weapons and even iconic Western guns. No shooting experience? No problem. You will have one-on-one instruction from a friendly instructor on each gun. FREE videos and photos! FREE exploding targets & FREE shuttle transportation!

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ActivitiesMorning Maverick Horseback Ride with Breakfast
From $115 per person
5 hours
5 (10)
Wake up bright and early for a horseback ride through the Wild West! Leave the Las Vegas Strip behind for a day on a working ranch, where you will dine on a hearty cowboy breakfast before saddling up for scenic and leisurely horseback ride.
ToursBootleg Canyon Zipline Tour
From $161 per person
4 hours
4.9 (10)
Ever imagined soaring from the top of a mountain with an eagle’s eye view? Let your imagination become reality and experience the thrill and beauty of Bootleg Canyon Zipline – The ONLY Manual Zipline in the Vegas Area, located on Red Mountain in Historic Boulder City. You can book a private experience by purchasing all 12 spaces or be added to a tour that is running. We can accommodate up to 100 in day; this does require the group split into parties of 20-25 that arrive 30 minutes apart from each other.