Scenic Nature Cruise on Canyon Lake

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Adults (13-59)
Seniors (60+)
Children (5-12)
Toddlers (under 5)

During this 1.5-hour, 6-mile cruise you may see desert bighorn sheep, bald eagles and a host of other animals viewed from the decks of the Dolly! We also touch on the beautiful flora from the stately Saguaro cacti to the microscopic organism called desert varnish.
*All passengers must check in at ticket booth 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure time.*

Road construction, Monday through Thursday. Please expect 15 to 20 minute delays.




Before You Board

  • The ticket booth will open 25 to 45 minutes prior to departure. Arrival time is 30 minutes prior to scheduled departure.
  • Reservations are recommended to guarantee passage. Cruises are subject to availability and tend to sell out.
  • Please inform a crew member of any special needs.
  • Tickets are sold and passes are handed out on a first come-first serve basis, starting with reservations. If there is room available, walk ons will be taken after all reservations arrive. All passengers, including children must have a boarding pass.
  • Boarding will be done by the captain. We ask that you DO NOT block or go to the walkway until directed by the crew or captain. We will board those with special needs and one helper first. (Please only hold one table for the remainder of your group)
  • All children must wear and keep on a life jacket, please inform the captain of the weight of your child.
  • No beverages, food, alcohol, firearms (ccw holders ok) or weapons allowed. Unopened bottle water is ok.
  • A snack bar is available on board with water, soda’s, snacks and alcohol. Please keep in mind that it is cash or check only. No credit cards please.
  • No glass containers are allowed at Canyon Lake.
  • Crew will check all carry-ons, so please have coolers, purses, and small bags unzipped and open for inspection as you board the Dolly.
  • Smoking is not allowed on board.
  • Only registered service animals are allowed on meal cruises.

We promise to enhance your journey of spectacular Canyon Lake with outstanding service and genuine personal attention! On behalf of the Grimh family and the Dolly crew, thank you for cruising with us.


(480) 827-9144

16802 AZ-88, Tortilla Flat, AZ 85117