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Apache Trail and Dolly Steamboat Tour

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    Stop At: Apache Trail Scenic Drive, Apache Trail, AZ 85117

    Venture east of the Valley, deep into the Sonora Desert, along the Apache Trail.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Tortilla Flat, Tortilla Flat, Arizona

    Stop for lunch and shopping at Tortilla Flat, a former stage coach stop in Arizona, with a population of 6 people!

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: The Dolly Steamboat, 16802 AZ-88, Apache Junction, AZ 85119, USA

    Cruise Canyon Lake for 90 minutes aboard Dolly Steamboat. This narrated cruise takes us out into the Sonora Desert for some incredible views.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Lost Dutchman State Park, 6109N E Apache Trl 5 miles Northeast of Apache Junction off State Route 88, Apache Junction, AZ 85119-8656

    Take a short walk into the Sonora Desert where your guide will point out the desert plants.

    Duration: 10 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We depart from hotels and resorts in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe and Mesa. Your specific hotel may not be in the pick up area any particular day. If so, we will direct you to a different pick up location.
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Bottled water
    • Driver/guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Stretch 15 passenger vans with maximum 10 per van
    • Entry/Admission - The Dolly Steamboat
    • Entry/Admission - Lost Dutchman State Park
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • No animals allowed in van.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Children 5 years and under are required to ride in a car seat that the guest must provide
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off is offered for most hotels/resorts in Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Tempe, plus in Mesa at the Mesa Hilton. *Please confirm with local operator
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
    11Reviews8Q&A
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    The drive from Phoenix was in a comfortable van [back problems] Since I come from a damp area the dry heat was OK during the AM but not during PM. OK it was JUly-- what else should I expect. The steamboat ride was very good-spectacular scenery and knowledgeable guides. About
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    Response from Leonardo_A_Gem, Owner at Apache Trail and Dolly Steamboat Tour
    Responded 12 Jul. 2019
    This tour is a hidden treasure in the desert and a must see for visitors. It's very unusual for Dolly Steamboat to have AC problems. Thank you for joining us.
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    Wasn't sure what to expect on this, but it turned out to be a lovely adventure! Highly recommend - beautiful scenery. knowledgeable staff, very relaxing afternoon.
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    awesome take in, great weather, something different. Got tix through trip advisor, very easy. Saw some eagles and mountain goat. Very relaxing and plenty of seating.
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    Response from Leonardo_A_Gem, Owner at Apache Trail and Dolly Steamboat Tour
    Responded 2 Apr. 2019
    Thank you for the 5 star review of the Apache Trail and Dolly Steamboat tour you took with Across Arizona Tours. This is a very relaxing venture into the Sonora Desert, the only one of its kind in the world.
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    I went on this boat ride with my husband and sister. Beautiful views of the area. Saw wild bighorn sheep. We at first sat outside on top but there were some annoying bugs from the water so we went inside in the air conditioning. You could still see the views and hear the
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    My wife and I went on the Apache trail and Dolly Steamboat tour with our tour guide Eric. He is very knowledgeable about the desert environment of the Sanoran desert. He made sure all of his guests were well taken care of and provided great information about the tour. The Dolly
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    • Duration: 8h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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