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Dolly Steamboat, Apache Junction

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Hop aboard 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. Use our Apache Junction travel itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Dolly Steamboat and other attractions in Apache Junction.
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  • We have taken the Dolly several times. It might be boring for younger children. It is a nice boat ride with good commentary on what you see and the history of the area. Be sure to dress for the curren...  more »
  • Our kids got us a dinner cruise for Christmas, a wonderful experience on Canyon Lake. If you are staying in the East Valley, this is a must do. 
  • Great trip with family - lots to see through the canyons - wildlife - birds - long horn sheep. Crew was good. Very close to the Lost Dutchman Park and Tourist area and the Little Grand Canyon