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Desert Belle Cruises

#1 of 11 Tours in Mesa
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14011 N Bush Hwy, Mesa, AZ 85215-9717
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were visiting Arizona for the first time and booked the Dessert Belle Cruise online. It was one of the BEST parts of our trip! It was national craft beer week and we attended an Beer and Dinner sampling with 30 other people that was...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Alisa W
Reviewed 4 days ago

This tour never disappoints. It's our "go to" for out of town guests, and we always enjoy it ourselves. Good balance of informed commentary and quiet cruising. The lake is very beautiful and you can usually spot an eagle or two and horses on the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank June N
Reviewed 4 days ago

We are always amazed at the desert scenery. We expect it to be flat and it is not. The captain and crew are interesting to listen to telling us about the cacti, ground cover, birds, animals and fish that are in and around the lake....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank shirley W
Reviewed 4 days ago

The cruise on Saguaro Lake is a great way to spend a couple of hours. You will learn about the rock formations, flora and fauna. The actual cruise is 90 minutes and the price is reasonable. Snacks and drinks are available for sale on the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Nanabn
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wonderful 90 minute cruise with just enough narration to understand the geology, cactus and creation of the lake. Beautiful canyon filled with birds, ducks, bald eagles and big horn sheep, if your lucky.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank A850JVcarols
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cruise was very enjoyable. Crew were knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. Great views from the lake of the surrounding mountains, wildlife, etc. Will be back and add as a to do list with visitors.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank MarylandSam
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were so fortunate to have a crystal clear day for our 90-minute cruise of Saguaro Lake, and we loved every minute!! The cruise took us by some of the beautiful cliffs covered with cactus, and we loved the vistas in every direction. The narration...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank abqsage
Reviewed 1 week ago

A must for your bucket list. Get there early because the lines can be long. Suggest getting reservations to be sure you get on the Desert Belle.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jmwnuk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great cruise. Get to see the cacti, land formations, animals (if you are lucky) and the history from the captain. We went on the 4 PM. Cruise.There is indoor and outdoor seating. Snack bar and restrooms on the boat.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ann B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we've done the Desert Belle cruise many times in the last five years and it never gets old. The crew is personable, the boat is clean, the on board bar adequate. We enjoy purchasing the advance boarding tickets as they include a beer or glass...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Claudia R
April 5, 2018|
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Response from TheDesertBelle | Property representative |
Hi Claudia, We do not allow pets on board. Documented service animals are allowed on board.
Fawad K
October 8, 2016|
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Response from huggingl | Reviewed this property |
Just drinks and snacks.
June 17, 2016|
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Response from huggingl | Reviewed this property |
There may be, but I don't know. Try Saguaro Lake Cruises on Google.