AHOY THERE! When you arrive at Lake Mead Cruises' Landing, home port to the “Desert Princess” meet the honorary greeting committee of huge fish and colorful ducks. Smile for the Friendly Camera Crew as you board the Mississippi River Style Paddlewheeler. The Snack Bar and Full Service Beverage Bar, always open and available for cash, are on the enclosed, climate controlled Second Deck, with excellent viewing from there or the enclosed Main Deck. The Promenade/Top Deck is open for unobstructed sightseeing. Lake Mead is 110 miles long, but keep in mind the “Desert Princess” has a top end speed of only about 7 miles an hour. What you see here is very different from lakes in other parts of the country. There are no trees along the shore as the area is high desert with a beautiful background of mountains and lots of desert vegetation. The mountains vary in color from granite to flaming red, and every hour of the day they look different. Often one can see desert sheep going up what appears to be sheer cliffs – their hooves have a velcro like substance that helps them cling. From the Desert Princess, one experiences a unique, close up view of Hoover Dam- another magnificent highlight any time of day. There is also a view of an extinct volcano with a flat top called Fortification Mountain. There is a lot to look at and enjoy while one peacefully cruises for approximately 90 non-stop minutes over the sparkling waters of Lake Mead! Mid-day Sightseeing cruises are fully narrated and everyone is invited to the pilot house for outstanding photo opportunities and even a chance to drive the boat! Upon return to port, the boarding photos are ready and available for optional purchase. Reservations are appreciated; Space available at time of booking by phone. Call 702-293-6180 or email info@lakemeadcruises.com For Cruise Schedule