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Dolly Steamboat

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Address: 16802 North East Hwy 88, Torilla Flats, Apache Junction, AZ 85219
Phone Number: 14808279144
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If you want to spend a relaxing afternoon or evening looking at the...

If you want to spend a relaxing afternoon or evening looking at the beautiful flora and fauna of the lower Sonoran Desert, consider a cruise on the secluded inner waterways of the Junior Grand Canyon on Canyon Lake. We offer narrated nature cruises, twilight dinner cruises and astronomy cruises.

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Took my Father in Law for his birthday on the dinner cruise. At first he was not really happy about sitting on a boat for three hours. In the end he could not stop talking... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Apache Junction, Arizona
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Apache Junction, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Took my Father in Law for his birthday on the dinner cruise. At first he was not really happy about sitting on a boat for three hours. In the end he could not stop talking about how great it was. It's relaxing, beautiful scenery, saw animals, great crew, music suited all, food fantastic. What not to like about it! Would... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on the 1 1/2 hour cruise with a 13 and 9 year old and they had a great time. Note: 12 and under need to wear life vests( 9 year old was not happy but got over it). We sat downstairs in the air condition lower deck but after about 20 minutes we moved to the front deck... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very beautiful ride up to the lake on AZ88. Easy to find, park and get in line for your tickets(that you've ordered online beforehand). Dinner was good, not great, but good. Nice green salad. They load your plate pretty good with meat, potatoes and veggies. Slice of cheesecake for dessert They had iced tea, lemonade and water for free. Cash... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you love stunning scenery you'll love this trip. The staff are very friendly and informative. I would certainly go back

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Surprise, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent tour of 1 1/2 hours with great crew, very informative. Highly recommend this then go to Tortilla Flats, then end the day with dinner at The Mining Camp.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister and I are from Ohio and took our annual sister trip out to Phoenix. This boat ride was suggested by hotel. Great experience!! Beautiful views, amazing rock formations, extremely friendly and knowledgable staff! Beverages and snacks are offered at reasonable prices. Staff even suggested a small town just 2 miles up the way called Tortilla Flat, population 6,cute... More 

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Star, Idaho
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I thought this would be fun. We saw it on Groupon and thought it was a good deal. We went on Saturday at 2 o'clock. We went to the second level and as soon as we walked in, we took the big table to the left it was right in front of these two big windows, which... More 

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Woodstock
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I are from the Chicago area and while in Phoenix, we are always looking for fun and interesting things to do and to see. We were not disappointed by our trip with the Dolly Steamboat crew! Our captain was wonderful, navigating through the canyon lake and providing us with a rich history of the area. John gave... More 

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Cozumel, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful time yesterday on the afternoon Dolly Steamboat cruise on Canyon Lake. The crew were excellent. Very knowledgeable and professional. We were able to get up close to see desert bighorn sheep and so much more. It was awesome. Our Captain did an awesome job navigating thru the canyon explaining all there was to know about the beautiful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time on the Dolly Steamboat, the crew was extremely helpful, polite, and knowledgeable. I would recommend this attraction to all. Heather was very helpful even offered an umbrella as shade from the sun. Tip make a reservation as they do take walk-ons but they give you numbered tickets and call your numbers to board. If you... More 

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