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Review of Dells Boat Tours

Dells Boat Tours
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Reviewed August 8, 2013

We really loved this tour. It lasts about 2 hours, the best place to sit for views & pictures is on the top deck. This is a pet friendly tour. You will see some impressive narrow river passages & awesome rock formations on either side of the river, you will also make 2 stops with loads of scenery and picture opportunities at each stop. The first stop, Witches Gulch was my favorite (view the pictures others have posted), a narrow canyon between the massive rock walls where you walk on an elevated boardwalk above the stream that carved it out of the sandstone rock. It was a cool and soothing walk to an area with gift shop & restrooms and then back to the boat to continue the tour. The 2nd stop is very nice too, there you will see a reenactment of the famous jump from one rock formation to another that made the Dells area become famous around the world. If you are planning a trip to Wisconsin Dells you should do this first - before the water parks, upside down White House and all the other tourist stops. This will show you why the Dells became a popular tourist destination to begin with.

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Reviewed August 5, 2013

We took the 2 hour upper Dells tour. We stopped first at the visitor center and got a coupon book that included 20% off our tour boat tickets (after discount about $21 per person).

The tour guide was entertaining and informative. The boat stops at 2 locations where each time we got off and did mostly easy walking (though at the second stop there were some moderate inclines & steps).

Thank UKgrandej
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Reviewed August 5, 2013

The Upper Dells boat tour is a don't miss attraction. The scenery is incredible!! The boat takes you to places you won't see otherwise. You will be awed by the beauty when you get off the boat. It is a two hour trip. Best seats are up top. You'll miss a lot of the view below deck. This is what the Dells was all about. Not the tacky attractions that have taken over the landscape. Enjoy the original beauty provided by Mother Nature!!

Thank schultwa
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Reviewed August 5, 2013

We took the Upper Dells Boat tour & enjoyed the scenery from the river. The boat was near capacity, but we were able to board fairly early & got seats on the upper level which made taking pictures easier.

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Reviewed August 3, 2013

We took the Upper Dells tour and loved it. The ride up the river is relaxing and the history provided as you go is wonderful. They let you out at two points in the ride and both of those foot tours are lovely and historic. Bring your wallet so you can grab a hotdog at the snack bar. The only complaint we had about the last tour we took was that they wait until they have enough people to fill the boat and as luck would have it, the only seats available when we loaded was down below where the view is slightly obstructed by high walls and low windows. We really wanted to sit on top but didn't want to wait another 45 minutes for the next tour. They had three boats sitting there so we were disappointed that they packed ours so full. Our tour guide, "Claire" was great!

Thank Michelle F
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