Great Salt Lake Bus Tour
2-hour guided tour to Great Salt Lake
Great Salt Lake is America’s largest lake west of the Mississippi River and it’s also the saltiest lake in the western hemisphere.
Enjoy a guided tour from downtown Salt Lake City to the shores of this “Dead Sea” with full narration by an expert local guide!
PRICE: 39 plus tax
LENGTH: 2 hours
TIME: 3:00 pm (Monday-Saturday)
FREE PICKUP from downtown SLC hotels 15-30 minutes prior to tour
*FREE PARKING available by choosing Hotel RL for your pickup during online checkout
Begin your Great Salt Lake Tour with free pickup from downtown Salt Lake City hotels (or free downtown parking lot available upon request). From there you'll embark on your 2-hour sightseeing bus tour to the shores of “America’s Dead Sea” while being entertained by a local expert. Swimming is optional, sinking is impossible!
GREAT SALT LAKE STATE PARK
Explore America's Dead Sea at the Great Salt Lake State Park Marina, home to "The World's Saltiest Sailors!" Walk the shores of Silver Sands Beach, full of soft, pearl-like oolitic sand similar to the Bahamas. Gaze out across the Great Salt Lake at the observation deck built for the 2002 Winter Olympics, with spectacular views of the surrounding Rocky Mountains. Your tour guide will help you catch the only creature that can live in this salty lake, the amazing Sea Monkey!
HISTORIC SALTAIR RESORT
Hear the charming tales of "The Coney Island of the West" as you stop at the mysterious remains of an historic beach resort. Saltair was an amusement park built by the Mormon Church in 1893 and quickly become one of the busiest amusement parks in the West. Its mysterious Moorish architectural style looked like a mirage in the desert. Your expert tour guide will tell its unbelievable tales in a historical presentation in front of the resort, with time for photos.
MIGRATORY BIRD WETLANDS
Travel through Utah's most important wetland habitat, a resting place for several million migratory birds of over 250 variety each year. Spot antelope and coyote roaming the open plains of the Salt Lake Desert on your way to Great Salt Lake.
Cancellation Policy: 24 hours notice for a full refund