Attractions & Tours
NEW ADRENALINE RUSH SLINGSHOT RENTALS— Cruise the Strip in comfort or explore the valley’s desert terrain in a vehicle that gives you a different perspective–the Slingshot. No helmet or motorcycle license is required. Hourly or daily rentals are available. 3111 S Valley View Blvd., 702.277.0998.
ADVENTURE CANYON LOG FLUME— Swirling rapids and treacherous waterfalls mark this fun-filled log ride, where you shoot at Wild West-style targets as you float back toward the beginning. Must be 46 inches or taller to ride alone. $8 per ride or $30 for an all-day wristband. Su-Th, noon- 7:30 pm, F-Sa, noon-9:30 pm. Buffalo Bill’s in Primm, 702.386.7867. ADVENTUREDOME— Get your thrills on more than 25 rides at this five-acre, indoor amusement park. Hours vary by season; call for updated info. Best value is the all-day ride pass, regular pass $31.95 for adults, $17.95 junior pass. Circus Circus, 702.794.3939. ATLANTIS AQUARIUM— A 50,000-gallon saltwater aquarium is home to more than 1,000 species of ocean life, including tropical puffers, flounders and sharks. Animal life is fed daily; call for current schedule and to inquire about tours of the aquarium’s facilities. Free. Forum Shops at Caesars, 702.731.7110. BATTLE BLAST LASER TAG— This laser-tag arena resembles a war-torn city street with two-story buildings. M-Th, noon-10 pm; F, noon-midnight; Sa,
10 for am-midnight;prices and specials.Su, 10 8125 am-8 W. pm. SaharaCall Suite #200, 702.228.0951. BATTLEFIELD VEGAS— A five-acre, military-style complex at which guests can shoot the largest collection of domestic and foreign weapons available for public use in the United States. Open daily from 8:30 am-7:30 pm. 2771 Industrial Rd., 702.566.1000. BIG HORN TOUR COMPANY— Luxury tour company whose Hummer H2s have access to areas that no other Las Vegas ground tour has—to the heart of the Mojave Desert and Joshua Tree National Forest. 702.385.4676. BIG SHOT— Launch 160 feet to the tallest point in the city, the Stratosphere “needle,” and freefall back to the platform. Su-Th, 10 am-1 am; F-Sa, 10 am-2 am. $39.95 as part of the all-day ride package. Stratosphere, 702.383.5210. BONNIE SPRINGS RANCH— Step back into the Old West at the complex that features a petting zoo, restaurant & bar, horseback riding, a Western town with shows and shops and more. Call for times and prices. 16395 Bonnie Springs Rd., 702.875.4191.
COMBAT ZONE PAINTBALL— The largest paintball field in Las Vegas, known for its Zombie Apocalypse Experience, an interactive re-creation of what will happen in the event of a zombie apocalypse. Paintball hours: F, 11 am- 4 pm; Sa-Su, 9 am-5 pm. Zombie Apocalypse Experience: F-Sa, 8 & 10:30
pm; reservations required. 13011 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 702.388.9663.
CONEY ISLAND EMPORIUM— This 32,000-square-foot-facility is modeled after the Coney Island amusement park of the early 1900s. Find midway-style carnival games, shooting galleries, bumper cars, coin-operated games and an interactive driving simulator. Open from 8 am-midnight daily. New York-New York, 702.740.6969. CSI: THE EXPERIENCE— Test your inner crime solver at the blockbuster interactive exhibit based on the hit TV show, CSI. Includes state-of-the-art forensic equipment and interactive displays: survey the crime scene, gather the evidence, solve the case! Open 9 am-9 pm daily; last admission at 8 pm. $28 adults, $21 children (4-11). MGM Grand, 702.891.8111.
DESPERADO— One of the valley’s most wicked roller coasters, which lifts through the roof of the casino, drops through a tunnel at speeds of 90 MPH, then goes into a second drop—a 155-foot-tall spiral. Must be at least 48 inches tall. $10, or $30 for an all-day wristband. Su-Th, noon-7:30 pm; F-Sa, noon-9:30 pm. Buffalo Bill’s in Primm, 702.386.7867. 702-386-7867 DIG THIS— Build huge mounds and push gigantic tires in a bulldozer or play “bucket basketball” in an excavator—the choice is yours, you can play on these big toys all day if you wish. Call for more information. 3012 S. Rancho Drive, 702.222.4344.