Miner's Journey Eldorado Canyon

This Eldorado Tour just outside Las Vegas includes a tour of the Techatticup Gold Mine, once the largest producing Gold Mine in Southern Nevada. Challenge yourself and others as you participate in an challenges, including Target Shooting with Hatchets, Archery and Air Guns. Your guide will take you on an Off Road Excursion in a 6 passenger UTV, on trails originally traversed by mule driven ore carts.

The Techatticup Gold Mine was once the largest producing Gold Mine in Southern Nevada. It’s the oldest, richest and most famous gold mine in Southern Nevada .You will visit historical sites where steamboats docked and stamp mills operated over 100 years ago.

Man per man and mile per mile Eldorado Canyon has a wider range of historical events than anywhere in the Wild West.This guided above and below ground mining tour will take you into the mine and the history of the oldest and most famous gold mine in Southern Nevada.This tour will consist of a walking tour of the old Techatticup Millsite.

This is where the ore was brought out of the mine to the stampmill, crushed to a powder and mixed in cyanide tanks where the gold and silver were separated. We’ll then proceed into the Savage Mine some 500 feet where you will view up and down slopes and actually see the veins they chased

The air temperature in the mine is a cool comfortable 70 degrees year round. We will venture deep into this rumored haunted gold mine and visit 3 different shafts, one of which drops down to over 900 feet.Learn how the hardiest of men labored feverishly looking for GOLD! Chiseling their way through the mountainside inch by inch, with the most primitive of tools and working by candlelight

Approximately 6-7 hours, hotel pickup to hotel return​

$199 per person


Book Online NOW or call 800-519-2243


  • Trip Operates Daily, Year Round
  • April 15-September 30: 7:00 am Departure from Las Vegas
  • October 1-April 14: 9:00 am departure from Las Vegas
  • Time shown is scheduled departure from Las Vegas. Your pickup time at your hotel will be between 5-60 minutes prior to departure time, depending on your hotel location. 
  • Operator reserves the right to alter routes, times and trips as needed


  • Round Trip Transportation
  • Professional Guide
  • Off Road Tour in multi passenger, Guide Driven UTV
  • Obstacle Challenges-Target Shooting
  • Gold Mine Tour-Gold Panning
  • All Gear-Boxed Lunch-Bottled Water


  • Participants must be 12 years old or older
  • Under 18 must have parent/guardian present
  • No high heels, flip flops, sandals or open toed shoes
  • Sneakers, boots or closed toed shoes only.
  • Reservations Required
  • All participants must complete a Participant Agreement/Acknowledegement of Risk Form
  • Minimum 4 to operate any tour
  • Please note: This does not mean you must make a reservation for 4 people. It means that tours only operator when at least 4 total people are booked. If less than 4 people are booked 24 hours prior to your scheduled tour, you have the option to 1) Reschedule your tour, or 2) Cancel reservation with no fees.
  • Free round trip transportation is provided for regular tours of 12 or less people. If you have a group of more than 12, please visit our Group Events Page for more information.


  • 20% deposit required to reserve tour
  • Balance due 7 days prior to tour date
  • Deposit-Payment will show on your statement as a charge from Awesome Adventures, Inc.
  • Reservations cancelled 7+ days prior to tour date receive full refund
  • Reservations cancelled 4-6 days  days prior to tour date receive 75% refund
  • Reservations cancelled 0-3  days prior to tour date, and no shows on day of tour, receive no refund.
  • Person making the reservation and providing their credit card information is responsible for all charges, including cancellation fees. If you are making a reservation for other people beside yourself and do not want to be responsible for other members of your party, please consider having other members of your party make their own reservation.
  • Credit cards used for Deposit/Payment must be present on the day of the tour unless prior arrangements have been made.

Awesome Adventures


Copyright 2016 Awesome Adventures Inc