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711 Muscatel Ave, Carlsbad, NM 88220-9292
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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Get tickets early or make reservations, this is a nice boat ride to view Christmas lights on the river. Blankets were provided for those who didn't bring one. The lights were beautiful glowing on the river.

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Took the family for Christmas, it was a very nice ride and the lights were great. It's an easy 3 hour drive from Albuquerque and I thought it was worth it for a nice little 2 day trip with the family. A nice little alternative...More

Thank ABQSteve
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Although the weather was very cold, the boat ride (about 45 minutes) was well worth the trip. They have wheelchair accessible boats and had blankets available. The $15 ticket price per person was an economical charge for the boat ride view of lights and accommodationis...More

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We are not from the area, but were spending Christmas in Carlsbad area. Found this excursion & decided to check it out. It was a very cold night, but SO worth it! Our boat captain was knowledgeable, friendly & open to comments & questions. To...More

Thank Pam J
Reviewed 30 December 2017

We almost missed it. Not having been there before, we left early. Had already located the site in my directions ap, using the map on one of websites. We were told "You have arrived." Not. nothing like it in sight. Drove on to he canal...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Slow, open-air pontoon boat ride up and back along Pecos River, viewing beautiful and sometimes.elaborate Christmas light displays. 147 of 150 riverside homes were participating. Very unique and nice community way to ring-in the Christmas season. It was cold, but they supplied blankets. We were...More

Thank JohnUSAtraveler
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

I don’t know how this little river tour could be an better than it is. We went later in the evening and some boats were running late. We got moved up to an earlier departure time though. Our captain was very nice and even let...More

Thank JustUs4Tex
Reviewed 19 December 2017

My husband and I took 4 friends of ours (had been there a few years ago). Drove from El Paso just to see the lights and booked a room in a hotel for $200. Got there at 4:30 to get tickets for later in the...More

2  Thank cubie2017
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Wear a winter jacket/coat as you will be in a pontoon-type boat for a 45 minute ride on the Pecos River to view decorated home. Bring hat, gloves, scarf just in case the temperature dips and/or it is windy. The boat ride is fun for...More

Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 1 December 2017

This is a very enjoyable way to spend about an hour viewing Christmas lights from a boat on the Pecos River. You need to dress warm for the boat ride as it gets very chilly when on the water. The lights and decorations set up...More

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