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
4.8 (144)
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
4.9 (251)
Paddle on the beautiful Colorado River to Emerald Cave’s clear glowing water. This will be a 4.5-mile roundtrip.

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ToursOutdoor Shooting Range Experience in Las Vegas
From $140 per person
3 hours 30 minutes
5 (33)
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!
ActivitiesMorning Maverick Horseback Ride with Breakfast
From $115 per person
5 hours
4.8 (528)
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 (196)
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.