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Payette Lake Scenic Cruises

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Address: 45 Silver Fox Trl, McCall, ID 83638-5342
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Scenic Boat Ride

Great boat ride with an informative crew that knew their history about the McCall area. This was a sunset cruise with a live pianist for entertainment! Wonderful!

Reviewed October 18, 2016
Sonja S
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Reviewed October 18, 2016

Great boat ride with an informative crew that knew their history about the McCall area. This was a sunset cruise with a live pianist for entertainment! Wonderful!

Thank Sonja S
Richland, Washington
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168 reviews
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Reviewed October 14, 2016

It was the perfect afternoon for a relaxing cruise around beautiful Payette Lake. The cruise was informative about the geography, topography and history of the area. Great time!

Thank leawatkins
Castro Valley, California
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Reviewed September 21, 2016

We took a sunset cruise down the Payette! A little slow getting started as we had to return to port a couple of times for people who were late arrivals. The boat was clean and very lovely appearance! Not only did you have a tour guide, three captains and a piano player. You could order beer and wine, along with... More 

Thank Sunshine M
Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed August 16, 2016

My wife and I had a enjoyable romatic evening tonight (8/16/16). Add a nice Merlot (or other items for all tastes) a two hour sunset tour, the music, history and service was a 10. Not for wheelchairs but I was on a cane. A walker could be used on the bottom floor. Discounts for seniors and veterans.

Thank Chuck B
Boise, Idaho, United States
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed July 13, 2015

Nice well appointed, wonderful staff, The captain was very knowledgeable about the area, beautiful lake Great bartender. Will definately do this again next time we are in McCall and will recommend to all our firends who go there as well.

2 Thank Deanna W
Fairbanks, Alaska
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40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed August 15, 2014

We took the 11/2 hour trip which is a nice cruise around the lake. We spent the whole trip on the top open deck in perfect sunny weather and got a great view of the cabins and beautiful multi million dollar homes on the lake shore.

2 Thank PJB999
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Reviewed August 5, 2014

We enjoyed the cruise, it takes about 2 hours. Don't recommend this for children; they will be bored. I could have done with less of the live piano music. But if you are looking for a scenic cruise with gorgeous views of the lake and surrounding area this is for you. They do serve drinks (for a price) and limited... More 

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Caldwell, Idaho
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Reviewed July 7, 2014

my wife and I had a great time spending an hour and a half cruising comfortably around Payette Lake in McCall. The Captain spoke about the history of the area, surrounding mountains and the awesome lake homes. There is a lot of beauty you can see from this cruise that you cannot see driving around this lake. The bar was... More 

Thank David and Brend... F
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Reviewed July 18, 2013

This cruise is wonderful, not the big slow boat that charges outrageous money for small drinks. Capt. Ray Dupree is a USCG 100-ton Capt. and is insured. He knows Payette Lake like no one else! It's your cruise; stop for a swim, picnic, or what ever you want. Wonderful, fun, and informative! Beautiful 28 foot cruiser, spotless, great seating, and... More 

1 Thank Ray D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed February 17, 2013

Payette Lake Scenic Cruises has been in business for 10n years on Payette Lake, McCall. Some reviews have made a mistake and reviewed Payette Lake cruises, new on the lake and does not always use a USCG licensed, and insured Captain for it's cruises. as this business. THERE IS A BIG DIFFERENCE between Payette Lake SCENIC Cruises, 10 years on... More 

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