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Dolly Steamboat

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Address: 16802 North East Hwy 88, Torilla Flats, Apache Junction, AZ 85219
Phone Number: +1 480-827-9144
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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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Food n float

Awesome thing to do with family, kids, romantic date night or just to relax, eat, drink n take in the beauty this canyon ride provides. Food was Delicious and nice drink... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
beachl0ver92253
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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Awesome thing to do with family, kids, romantic date night or just to relax, eat, drink n take in the beauty this canyon ride provides. Food was Delicious and nice drink selection. We had best seats for picture taking and service was top notch! Had a member of our party who was celebrating a birthday and bartender made it exceptionally... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Fantastic way to spend an afternoon. Spectacular scenery & affordable cost. Commentary from captain interesting but sometimes corny.

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Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was as advertised with no surprises. (A good thing.) The crew was great and went out of their way to make kids on the boat feel welcome. The food was definitely above par for this type of activity. It's a differentiator!

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Possum Kingdom Lake, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff from getting tickets to exiting the boat! The crew goes out of their way to insure all is good with you and your needs. The boat was very clean and had all the necessities needed for a pleasurable cruise. The views, landscape, wild life, and total ambience of the lake is amazing, we will definitely put this on... More 

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Manson, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited our daughter and sister in law and they took us on this boat ride. Beautiful day and very relaxing and the captains talk about different things to see was awesome!

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Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located just a few minutes northeast of Apache Junction, AZ on Canyon Lake, the Dolly Steamboat is a great way to explore the sites along the lake shore. A group of 32 friends and family went on the 90-minute cruise and found it to be a wonderful way to enjoy the lake and see plenty of wildlife on the shoreline,... More 

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Milpitas, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Today we took this tour. It's great to book online because they have only 2 tour per day. Tour is about 100 min. Staff is very friendly and provides great information about the lake and surrounding. Onboard there's a snack bar and really nice arrangement for sitting. Both types of sitting is available indoor and outdoor. We had great opportunity... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've traveled on the Dolly Steamboat several times - often times it's our go-to outing with out-of-town guests. Beautiful scenery, great narration....we've done the dinner and astronomy cruises as well. The food was very good, and Dr. Sky (who hosts the astronomy cruise) was top-notch! Overall, we really love the Dolly Steamboat cruises. Only complaint is the ticketing process. Not... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was great for adults and for our kids. The Dolly Steamboat crew was very kind and nice, very professional. We had a great time. Thank you!

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed this trip very much. Beautiful sunny day highlighted the amazing lava rock formations and the varieties of cactus. There was a helpful narrative on the various notable points of interest, but be sure to stand directly under a loudspeaker to hear it clearly. The highlight of of our sail was to see a bighorn on top of a high... More 

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