the Dolly Steamboat, Tortilla Flat

#25 of 350 in Tours in Arizona
Must see · Boat Tour · Tour
Hop aboard the Dolly Steamboat and navigate through the Superstition Mountains and Canyon Lake on one of three cruises. Sign up for a Scenic Nature Cruise and you may see bighorn sheep, bald eagles, and other animals native to the area while you learn about typical desert plants, both big and small. Or opt for a cruise with a meal included, like the Twilight Dinner Cruise, which extends into the evening with a meal served buffet style, or the Astronomy Dinner Cruise, where expert "Dr. Sky" explains the night sky. Entrees rotate on a scheduled basis, so check the website for the calendar. Wildlife sightings are frequent; don't forget your camera and binoculars. With our international travel planner, Tortilla Flat attractions like the Dolly Steamboat can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • It was a very beautiful boat ride. If you just want to relax and enjoy some beautiful scenery then go on this tour. The ship captain was very knowledgeable!! It was definitely worth doing!!!  more »
  • This is a wonderful way to spend a few hours. Very relaxing. The crew is friendly helpful and very knowledgeable . No doubt you will have an amazing trip ..  more »
  • I purchased tickets for The Twilight Dinner Cruise and invited my husband and mom. It was a fun and pleasant way to spend some time off! I suggest getting there a little early so you can choose your table (make sure you get in line). I was first in line and waited an hour so that I was able to choose the desired table (Worth it)! I went in March so the weather was perfect although I do regret not bringing a jacket. The cruise was relaxing and you get to have dinner while you are surrounded by beautiful mountains! I gave it 4 stars because the chicken was extremely under-cooked however, everything else was great including dessert! Service was 5 stars! The cruise comes with your choice of Iced tea, Coffee or Lemonade. Fun way to spend some extra free-time!
  • A must-do if you visit canyon Lake. Went on 90 minute day tour. Beautiful scenery, great view of natural wildlife, excellent info given by steamboat captain. You will not be disappointed unless you don't take this tour!

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