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Desert Belle Cruises

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Address: 14011 N Bush Highway, Mesa, AZ 85215
Phone Number: 480-984-2425
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Desert Belle Sightseeing Cruise on Saguaro Lake
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Beautiful sights to see.

We loved this cruise, it is run by a Great crew. The popcorn and treats are Great, but the mountain views and the history behind it all is so amazing. We saw 2 bald Eagles on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Michele P
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Delton, Michigan
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Delton, Michigan
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We loved this cruise, it is run by a Great crew. The popcorn and treats are Great, but the mountain views and the history behind it all is so amazing. We saw 2 bald Eagles on the mountain and someone saw some sort of wild life. Thank you to the crew and for the dvd we got.

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

This is a great experience for all ages. We have taken visitors to AZ on this cruise at least 10 times over the past couple of years and all have enjoyed it immensely. The Captains are knowledgeable and provide a lot of information in an entertaining way,

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We loved all the history of the area. the captain was well informed and kept us interested. the only downside was a group who kept a card game going in the cabin because i am hard of hearing and it was disruptive. Our littler kids enjoyed the boat ride. We older ones loved hearing about the different species, reclaimation act,... More 

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Mesa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have done this ride at Saguaro Lake with out of town friends and just the two of us. It's close and easy to do if you don't have much time to spend in the area. We saw various water birds as well as eagles. During certain months the boat ride included live music. It was good considering the limited... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very pleasant boat tour. Seen some bighorn sheep on the mountains. I recommend bringing a camera for the scenery and the wildlife. Bring your family and friends sit back and enjoy

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Desert Belle is one of my favorite places to take out of town visitors! This 2 level boat takes you on a 90 minute guided tour of the beautiful Lake Saguaro. The captains are all extremely knowledgeable and provide interesting comments and stories throughout the tour. Not only do you get to see the wonderful mountains but also lots... More 

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Mountain Home, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hour and a half guided tour of desert lake in 120* weather, We saw nature at its best, Captain was full of information and was very kind to passengers.

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Thank Kay A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

The Desert Belle cruise ship has two decks: an air-conditioned lower deck and open air upper deck. From the upper deck on a sunny day, we had good views of rock formations, soaring turkey vultures, and even a bald eagle. The 90 minute tour of Saguaro Lake is relaxing and informative, thanks to the captain's narration. It's definitely worth doing... More 

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Globe, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Who knew what a beautiful lake there was right in Mesa. A beautiful drive to the location. Great narration. We had a handicapped person with a wheelchair and it was very easy to board. Everyone was so kind and helpful. Made a very special 92nd birthday.

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We had a great time on this cruise. The information was worth listening to and the available snack made for a sun 90 minutes or so on the water. It is Air Conditioned and very comfortable

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