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The Waddell Dam
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The Waddell Dam



Enjoy a 90-minute scenic cruise on beautiful Lake Pleasant, available year-round. 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.

Boxed Lunch and Cruise package available for groups of 20+. Call Katelyn at 602-456-9955 ext.2 for details.


January: 18th, 19th, 20th, 24th, 25th, 26th and 31st at 12:30pm

February: 7 Days a Week at 12:30pm

March: 7 Days a Week at 12:30pm AND

Saturday & Sunday at 2:45pm

(No 2:45pm Cruise on March 1st)

April: 7 Days a Week at 12:30pm AND

Saturday & Sunday at 2:45pm

(No Cruises on April 4th, April 12th Cruise is at 3:00pm)

May: 7 Days a Week at 12:30pm

(May 9th and 10th Cruise is at 3:00pm)

June: Friday - Sunday at 12:30pm

More 2020 Dates Coming Soon...




SENIOR (60+) $22


CHILD (4-17) $15



Senior/Military - $2 OFF Adult Tickets

Groups (12+ People) - $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, but 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 45 minutes before cruise departure, to allow for sufficient travel time from the parking lot to the marina. Pleasant Harbor charges a $6.00 per vehicle ($2.00 per person on chartered buses) entry fee. 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. Please note the 2:45pm Narration Cruise boards at 2:30pm. 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 cancellations allowed. Customer may reschedule their non-meal cruise any time prior to scheduled cruise departure. Customer may reschedule their meal cruise 24+ hours prior to scheduled cruise departure. A $5 per ticket handling fee will apply to any customer rescheduling their pre-paid reservation. 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.

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