We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Dolly Steamboat

Features Animals
16802 North East Hwy 88, Tortilla Flat, AZ 85219
+1 480-827-9144
Book In Advance
More Info
USD 155.00*
and up
Semi-Custom Apache Trail Day Trip Including Dolly Steamboat and Superstition...
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information ›
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
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.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“canyon lake” (236 reviews)
“big horn sheep” (103 reviews)
“dinner cruise” (70 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Hours Today: 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
16802 North East Hwy 88, Tortilla Flat, AZ 85219
+1 480-827-9144

Similar Things to Do in Tortilla Flat

Write a ReviewReviews (864)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 859 reviews

Reviewed today

Relaxing, informative and beautiful tour! Staff was friendly and knowledgeable. Very enjoyable. Fun for any age.

Thank Gina O
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took Dolly Steamboat's 90-minute afternoon cruise on Canyon Lake. It was an excellent experience. Be aware that the vessel is not an actual "steamboat." The boat is a modern, presumably gasoline or diesel-powered vessel. The boat has two decks, with inside and outside seating....More

Thank juancaballero
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have taken this boat ride and it is beautiful ride through the cannons. However beware that if you make a reservation with this company and then need to cancel you are SOL! They will not refund your money even in part taking into consideration...More

Thank Mona H
d0llyjan, Front Office Manager at Dolly Steamboat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Mona, I just want to reiterate that I did talk to you, and I did tell you that I would talk to the owners and see what could be done. You have received a partial refund, but it does take your bank up to 5...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Always an amazingly beautiful, relaxing journey. I've have done this ride at times by myself just to calm and relax. Love it'

Thank Deb R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I would highly recommend spending time on this boat tour. Captain Jason Scott was very professional. The drive from Phoenix does have some construction so be prepared. Once on the boat, we were able to see the sheep and learned a lot about the lake...More

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The 90 minute Dolly tour was exceptional ... extremely interesting and great value for the money. It provided a unique afternoon and was a super way to see Canyon Lake and area! Nearby there are interesting hiking trails, and the Dockside restaurant offers great meals...More

1  Thank Marvin M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We haven’t done this in years and boy were we glad we did this time!! We saw big horn sheep - huge rams with massive horns, ewes and babies. The lake was a beautiful and the staff made sure everyone had great views. We did...More

1  Thank juliebfromindy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great way to see the lake and wildlife!! We saw a huge group of the mountain sheep... It was wonderful!! Not our first time being there! We love it on the lake! The captain was fantastic!!

1  Thank Jessie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful scenery. Very friendly staff. Wonderful narration. I loved that Caption Jason took time to stop and even turn the boat around so that everyone could see the big horn sheep!

1  Thank Mary W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Outstanding attraction! The scenery is breathtaking, the boat is clean and comfortable, the staff are very friendly and helpful!

1  Thank Travel-on-more
Nearby HotelsSee all Tortilla Flat Hotels
Saguaro Lake Guest Ranch
120 reviews
9.09 km away
Best Western Apache Junction Inn
292 reviews
17.54 km away
Apache Lake Marina and Resort
56 reviews
17.96 km away
Motel 6 Apache Junction
83 reviews
19.24 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Tortilla Flat Superstition Saloon
616 reviews
5.00 km away
Handlebar Pub and Grill
271 reviews
17.19 km away
The Meat Slicer
36 reviews
17.07 km away
Hackers Grill
86 reviews
16.85 km away
Nearby Attractions
Hieroglyphic Canyon Trail
88 reviews
14.69 km away
Barleens Dinner Show
494 reviews
17.37 km away
Lost Dutchman State Park
437 reviews
9.71 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
14 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 7 answers
Response from d0llyjan | Property representative |
We always recommend that you book in advance (Earlier than the day of) because seating is not guaranteed without a reservation. Online sales stop 2 hours prior to the cruise.
28 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from patspajamas | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we have not been on either of those evening cruises, but the evenings there on the lake get pretty cool once the sun goes down, so dress appropriately (a jacket will be used!). Call for best info to answer your... More
28 April 2017|
Response from ymceight | Reviewed this property |
Consider calling Dolly to get specifics.