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“Great time!!!”

Miss Liberty Paddlewheel Tour Boat
Ranked #1 of 20 Tours in Big Bear Region
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Owner description: Located at Pine Knot Marina
Madera, California
Level 5 Contributor
98 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Great time!!!”
Reviewed August 14, 2013

Captain Jack and his hot chick bartender Channel number 5 were great. Sound system was working fine, tour was so worth it. I am not a tour guy but heard that madd Jack was a historian. He is indeed. They do not work you for tips and they also offered great advice on dining out. Big Bear is a city full of different types. Dont be discouraged, these folks are very nice.

Visited August 2013
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Ventura, CA
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Fun and Informative”
Reviewed July 8, 2013

This boat is really cute and the captain was fun and informative. This tour was one and one half hours and the lake really has some interesting history. Take a ride and take the kids!

Visited July 2013
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Carlsbad, California
Level 6 Contributor
246 reviews
79 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Fantastic trip”
Reviewed May 28, 2013

Very nice trip, great tour guide, lots of little details about the lake, people etc. The $20/adult was worth it. Our hotel had a $2 off coupon, so ask and yours might also. It was very windy toward the dam, so bring a jacket. We had a small jacket but still went inside the first floor because was getting very cold. Bathrooms on the boat - major plus. They provided chairs for everybody.

Visited May 2013
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Long Beach
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Worth the money.”
Reviewed May 27, 2013

I thought the price was right, $20/adult and $13/child. But it's probably a good idea to make a reservation. We almost didn't make the two o'clock cruise. But fortunately a group who had made a reservation didn't show. So I guess you can reserve and pay when you show up.

It is super cold and windy. Bring a blanket.

The cruise itself is relaxing. It was interesting to go around the whole lake and see all the houses. I liked the fact that they didn't hit us up for tips.

The captain was nice enough to let the kids come into the wheelhouse one at time and "drive" the boat. And you can take a pic of your kid driving.

They have snacks and hot drinks in the galley. The galley is small and stuffy, definitely better to be outside.

It is definitely a touristy thing to do, but doesn't mean it isn't fun. If you just want to get out on the lake, it's pretty cool. You get to see the whole lake. You don't really get a good sense of how large the lake is until you're out on it.

Visited May 2013
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Boulder City, Nevada
Level 6 Contributor
120 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“See the Lake!”
Reviewed May 18, 2013

This is an excellent way to pass an hour & a half relaxing and learning about Big Bear Lake. Captain Clint was knowledgeable and entertaining and we enjoyed the fully stocked refreshments bar. This is a great little tour of the lake.

Visited May 2013
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