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Address: 16802 North East Hwy 88, Tortilla Flat, AZ 85219
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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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Gorgeous Canyon Views

Took the 90 minute cruise at 10:00 am.The views were amazing, certainly not what I would typically expect in the middle of the Arizona desert. The narration was great, plenty of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Darien, Illinois
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Darien, Illinois
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Took the 90 minute cruise at 10:00 am.The views were amazing, certainly not what I would typically expect in the middle of the Arizona desert. The narration was great, plenty of seating, inside for shade lovers, outdoors if that's you preference. Sheep and bald eagles, cactus, beautiful canyon walls. Highly recommend this as a relaxing way to spend a morning.... More 

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Cleveland OH
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were in Phoenix to visit friends. This trip was on their recommendation. We did the Noon sailing and was treated to lots of wildlife and serenity. Sitting up top in the back was a perfect view - but it got a little too hot for me with the direct sunlight.. Some very nice co- passengers switched places with us... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Ride there is beautiful!. We made reservations and but had to get tickets at the ticket booth. The cruise was very pretty. We saw many big horn sheep! You can buy snacks and drinks on board. The Captain was very friendly as well as staff.. small kids get antsy.

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Thank Christine H
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well, I did the noon sailing. The weather helped and oh, my, the trip TO the pier from Phoenix was gorgeous, just gorgeous. The captain pointed out wildlife as possible, the drinks were good and everyone seemed to be eating popcorn. If I were to do this again, I would arrive early for the best seating; I saw about 100... More 

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Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our cruise on the Dolly Steam Boat. The crew were very friendly, and provided a lot of great information along the way, the sights, and the historical information about the area. We saw lots of wildlife, and a lot of interesting geological formations. I would recommend this.

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Naperville, Il
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Other reviewers have given the information regarding the purchase of tickets and the logistics of boarding and seating. I would like to point out that they do not overbook the trip and there is plenty of seating for all. In my opinion, there are no bad seats. You are able to move around the boat freely and take photos and... More 

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Thank rdertz
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wanted to spend a day outside relaxing so booked this cruise. Booked in advance for 2p cruise. We built in time to have lunch at the restaurant on the water. Service tough but food good for the price. Fed the ducks and enjoyed the amazing weather. Got to the boat area early because you get a ticket to enter based... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a lovely day on the lake. The ride was informative, scenic, and relaxing. Even though you paid for/have tickets from online, you still need to stand in line to get your ticket number which is based on where you stand in line so get there at least a half hour early if you want a seat on the... More 

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Osceola, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed our Canyon Lake tour very much. The captain and crew were very friendly and entertaining. We saw an abundance of wild life and learned a great deal about the area. We will not hesitate to do it again and recommend it to our friends.

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Mundelein, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is our second time on the Dolly, we just had to come again. We are from out of town, but brought along locals who had never experienced this before and they loved it. The reservation process was easy. The tour and the views were spectacular, the crew the absolute best and very attentive. The food for the dinner was... More 

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