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Crater Lake - Volcano Boat Tours

Boat Dock on Cleetwood Trail, Crater Lake National Park, OR 97604
+1 888-774-2728
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A rip off, they cancel trip and then keep your money

We had reservations for a boat trip, but upon arrival at Crater Lake the day before, we were... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
WrldTrvlrCincinnati
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Cincinnati
Good trip!

We have a very pleasant boat ride with captain rich and ranger Carl. He supplied informative and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
taylorsatte
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Ashland, Ohio
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  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“great tour” (5 reviews)
“hour tour” (9 reviews)
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Boat Dock on Cleetwood Trail, Crater Lake National Park, OR 97604
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+1 888-774-2728
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"bring lots of water"
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"geological features"
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"steep trail"
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"different perspective"
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"cleetwood cove"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had reservations for a boat trip, but upon arrival at Crater Lake the day before, we were informed that boat trips were cancelled for the next day. Thus we changed plans and took a hike instead. We happened to see the boat running as...More

Thank WrldTrvlrCincinnati
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have a very pleasant boat ride with captain rich and ranger Carl. He supplied informative and funny commentary during our ride. It was nice to learn a little bit about the lake. He gave us plenty of opportunities to stand up and take pictures....More

1  Thank taylorsatte
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I traveled with my family and booked the tour at the crater lodge kiosk. The regular boat tour is far better than the stop at the wizard island as the hike is treacherous and dangerous per the guide. The tour goes around the rim of...More

Thank wtravelerAtlanta
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The boat ride costs $57 for adults and you must reserve 24 hours in advance. Each boat has a capacity of 37 passengers. You can stand in line and wait for them to load and if not all tickets are sold, then you get lucky...More

Thank Indiana_Jonesse
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had planned this hike and boat tour for months after missing a chance to see this great lake and rim view by snow-shoe in March of this year. We are glad to have made it to the boat tour and guides were the best...More

Thank WmnAud
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 2 hour tour of the lake is wonderful. It's the only way to access and experience the lake from the water. The tour is very interesting and you get to see many of the geological formations that were described in the movie at the...More

Thank travellerAuroraCo
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not to be missed!!!!!! This is well worth your time and the cost!!!!!!!! It was so fun to see the crater/lake from this view. So different from wat you can see from the rim. And the information the ranger shares is so interesting. It really...More

Thank JaneWQ
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an amazing experience. Best way to explore Crater Lake. Our ranger was very knowledgeable and we learned so much. The beauty must be seem to believe! A highlight of our trip to the Pacific Northwest!

2  Thank Mayvin
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We reserved the standard boat cruise tour a few weeks before our arrival in the Park. The tour was at 3:30. There are many tour times and there are first come first served spots available, but consider making a reservation to ensure a spot on...More

1  Thank 2windsurfandski
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our visit to Crater Lake we had to do the boat tour. To see the lake on the lake is amazing. Most visitors will never experience this. Our ranger guide gave interesting facts the whole way around the lake. He even took our empty...More

2  Thank doug6458
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akosidoctor26
6 April 2018|
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Response from ChessHiker | Reviewed this property |
Standard Lake Cruise Rates: Adult: $42.00 (age 13 and up) Child: (ages 3-12): $28.00 Children age 2 and under are not permitted Half -Day Wizard Island Rates Adult: $58.00 Child: (ages 3-12): $37.00 Children age 2 and under... More
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NHFamilyORBound
31 December 2017|
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Response from AnthonyMaw | Reviewed this property |
Look on the park map for "Cleetwood Cove". It's the only place that you can legally go down to the lake and there is a swimming dock down there. If you intend to take the boat tour the ticket office is on the side of the... More
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