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Enjoy a 90-minute scenic cruise on beautiful Lake Pleasant. Narration of the lake's history and wildlife is provided. Cruisers will learn about Lake Pleasant, The Agua Fria River, The Old Waddell Dam, The New Waddell Dam, area wildlife and recreational areas at Lake Pleasant. You may see wild burro, mule deer, coyote, blue heron, bald eagles, or other bird species. Lake Pleasant is a man-made lake. The reservoir is 10,000 acres and boasts 116 miles of shoreline. Come experience our oasis in the desert on this cruise.



4th, 11th, 12th, 18th & 19th

Cruise departs at 2:00pm


15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd, 29th & 30th

Cruise departs at 2:00pm


Thursday through Sunday

Cruise departs at 2:00pm

Spring (Mar-May) cruise schedule will be available in January. All dates and times subject to change.




SENIOR (60+) $22


CHILD (4-17) $15





SENIOR (60+) $23


CHILD (4-17) $15



Senior/Military - $2 OFF Adult Tickets

*Narration Cruise ONLY*

Groups (12+ Adults) - $4 OFF Adult Tickets

Please call Katelyn at 602-456-9955 ext.2 for group information and booking.



Wildlife is unpredictable and we cannot guarantee you will see any on your trip. However, these are the best times to see the following birds and animals.

Bald Eagles: January-June

Blue Herron: February-April

Mule Deer: November-February

Wild Burro: Year Round


Purchasing Tickets

Reservations are strongly recommended and are required on meal cruises. Tickets can be purchased online, over the phone or by visiting our ticket office at Pleasant Harbor Marina.

Arriving at Pleasant Harbor

Please plan to arrive at least 45 minutes before cruise departure, to allow for sufficient travel time from the parking lot to the marina. Pleasant Harbor charges a $7.00 per vehicle ($2.00 per person on chartered buses) entry fee. Veterans receive FREE gate entry with ID. Shuttle golf carts will pick you up in the parking lot at the blue canopy and bring you down to the floating marina.


Boarding ‘The Phoenix’

Boarding begins 30 minutes prior to scheduled cruise departure. We will check you in by your last name. Seating is first come, first served. No outside food or beverages allowed on board. No hydro flasks, water bottles or coolers allowed. Bottled water in clear, factory-sealed bottles is okay. Cash only on board for snacks and beverages. All children 12 and under are required to wear a life jacket (provided).


Cruise Cancellations & Rescheduling

No refunds. Customers may reschedule their non-meal cruise any time prior to scheduled cruise departure. A minimum of 24 hours notice is required to reschedule any pre-paid meal cruise. Coupons and discounts cannot be applied after booking your reservation. Our cruises may be cancelled by the Captain if extreme weather conditions (strong winds/thunder/lightning) are present. We do not cancel for rain. In the extremely rare case that we have to cancel a cruise due to weather, we will contact you at the phone number you provided.