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About Desert Belle Cruises
Originally launched in 1964, the Desert Belle has been cruising the waters of Saguaro Lake for over fifty years. Relax in air-conditioned comfort on one of her 90 minute narrated cruises and see exotic Arizona wildlife, towering canyon walls and dramatic desert vistas. This is the perfect spot for both Arizona residents and out-of-town guests. Private charters are also available for an unforgettable wedding, birthday, anniversary or office party. Whatever you choose, The Desert Belle is a unique way to enjoy all the beauty that Arizona has to offer.
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Leonardo T wrote a review Jul 4
Puerto Rico19 contributions2 helpful votes
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Excellent tour, highly recomended, i did with my family it was amazing, realy i did again when i return to Arizona
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Date of experience: July 2022
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Carolwhite522 wrote a review Jun 2022
Bend, Oregon44 contributions7 helpful votes
What a fun way to spend Father's Day with family. Good music, plentiful drinks, and incredible scenery with our favorite father's made for a very nice afternoon.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Beth P wrote a review Jun 2022
5 contributions1 helpful vote
Great experience with beautiful sceanery and narration. I've lived her most of my life and still leanred many new facts! Perfect for all ages and even though we did our cruise in the middle of June the weather was pleaseant with a nice breeze and covered upper deck.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Bobej wrote a review Jun 2022
Litchfield Park, Arizona407 contributions45 helpful votes
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It was a beautiful day on the river. We went on a Friday. We started with lunch at the marina then the cruise. I was impressed with the orderly manner in which we were asked to board. Our tickets had numbers and they called us in groups of ten. We were given a brief history of the area and we had entertainment for the duration of the cruise. The music covered a wide variety, very enjoyable! The concession stand was on the lower level and they don’t take cash! I believe there was a small fee added for credit/debit cards. If you chose a seat on the upper level the worker came upstairs to take orders. I was so happy I didn’t have to walk downstairs for drinks. The upper level is open air and midway our trip we made it downstairs where it was air conditioned. It was nice passing boaters waving to us. Credit/Debit cards are used for purchases but don’t forget to take some cash to tip the amazing staff and musician! It was a beautiful relaxing day on the Desert Belle, who knew cactus could grow on rocks!
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Lindsey S wrote a review May 2022
18 contributions1 helpful vote
It was the perfect group activity for multiple ages on a hot day! Service was excellent- I could totally come back and do this cruise as a girls day!
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Date of experience: May 2022
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