At the Mirage Dolphin Habitat, guests can be a dolphin trainer for a day. Relish at the chance to play with dolphins and even feed them. The program includes breakfast and lunch, as well as a photo, certificate of completion, polo shirt, cap and CD of the experience.
Red Rock Canyon, just a 27 km drive from the strip, is where you can mix-and-match desert hiking, biking, or driving. Take the scenic drive or park and hike into some of the unique areas only reachable on foot. Camping is also allowed from September to May, and guided tours operate all year. The 180 acre Springs Preserve has a botanical garden that includes roses, cacti, and herbs.
In the Venetian, right on the strip, you can find Madame Tussauds' Wax Museum, which allows you to interact and have photos with all of your favourite celebrities including George Clooney, Snoop Dogg and Hugh Hefner.
Las Vegas Airport (LAS)
Flights from Australia to Las Vegas will disembark at McCarran International Airport.
McCarran International Airport (LAS) was named in 1948 after Senator Pat McCarran, a Nevada politician who played a significant role in American aviation. In keeping with the city, the airport has over 1000 poker machines placed throughout the terminals.
Airport Accommodation: There are a number of hotels located in close proximity to McCarran International Airport. Book your Las Vegas Airport accommodation.
Getting to Las Vegas
There are several airlines that offer flights to Las Vegas from Australia that involve a stopover in a third destination. Flights from Sydney or Melbourne via Los Angeles or San Francisco take between 16 and 20 hours depending on the length of the stopover. Flights from Brisbane via Honolulu or Los Angeles take between 17 and 23 hours depending on the stopover. Flights from Perth via Melbourne or Sydney and Los Angeles take around 23 hours depending on the stopover.
Airlines that fly to Las Vegas
Airlines that offer cheap flights to Las Vegas from Australia include:
For more information on Las Vegas holidays check out our Las Vegas travel guide.
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