The 10 Best Boat Tours in Arizona!

What's one of the best summertime activities you can do to enjoy Arizona's beautiful weather? Take a boat tour, of course! From simple lake tours to steam boats, dinner cruises, chartered yachts, boat tours in Arizona cover all the bases. You'll find our favorites right here.

1. Rubba Duck Safari, Lake Havasu City, AZ

If exploring secluded, hidden coves, searching for wildlife, and admiring Copper Canyon sound up your alley, a Rubba Duck Safari is the perfect boating excursion for you. For two and a half hours, you'll captain your own rigid inflatable boat, following the Mother Duck on a guided tour of Lake Havasu and its beautiful surroundings. Book a tour to see it for yourself today.

2. Skoony's Lake Powell Adventure

Fancy yourself a water sports enthusiast? Then Captain Skoony's got just the boat tour you're looking for. He's a certified waterski instructor and will take you out on his beautiful sport boat where you can wakeboard, waterski, tube, and more. And if you're not interested in water sports, that's fine, too! Just stretch out and enjoy the ride.

3. Lake Pleasant Cruises, Peoria, AZ

Lake Pleasant Cruises has options for every boat lover. There are daily public cruises, music cruises, dinner cruises, and plenty of other interesting special events all season long. And, if you prefer a private function, you can even arrange a charter for your next gathering, party, or event. What are you waiting for?

4. The Dolly Steamboat, Tortilla Flat, AZ

The Dolly Steamboat offers sightseeing and dinner cruises on Arizona's beautiful Canyon Lake. Take a scenic nature cruise, a twilight dinner cruise, or even an astronomy dinner cruise to admire the stars. They all sound great, but if we had to choose, we'd be drawn to the astronomy dinner cruise. Dinner and the stars—now what could be more beautiful than that?

5. The Desert Belle Tour Boat, Mesa, AZ

Similar to the Dolly Steamboat, the Desert Belle offers both public cruises and private charters for its guests. Public cruises are 90 minutes long and feature narration, wine, or live music. The choice is yours! Private charters are available all year long. Book your next event with The Desert Belle for an unforgettable day.

6. Antelope Point Executive Charters, Page, AZ

Boat tours at the Antelope Point Marina consist of private, executive charters only. Whether you wish to go on a day trip and just spend a few hours exploring or plan to stay multiple days in a houseboat, the Antelope Point team will tailor your charter to your every need to guarantee an experience you'll thoroughly enjoy. 

7. BlueWater Jet Boat Tours, Lake Havasu City, AZ

BlueWater Jet Boat Tours provides patrons with three different tour options. The first is a 2.5-hour trip to Topock Gorge. The second is a five-hour round trip to the gorge with lunch at the Pirate Cove Resort. Finally, there's a three-hour lake cruise featuring local lighthouses and sunset views. No matter which tour you choose, you can't go wrong.

8. Antelope Canyon Tour, Page, AZ

Take this tour of Antelope Canyon by boat, and you'll be on board for a fantastic opportunity to view "the narrow, colorful, and sculpted geology of the lower end of Lake Powell," according to the Lake Powell website. Tour highlights include the Glen Canyon Dam, Antelope Canyon, and Navajo Sandstone. See all of these and more on tour.

9. Sunset Copper Canyon Island Tour, Lake Havasu City, AZ

If you're a sucker for sunsets, the Sunset Copper Canyon Island Tour will be a dream come true. Travel five miles on Lake Havasu and enjoy astounding views of Copper Canyon just as the sun sets for the evening. Learn about local history, search for wildlife, and admire a stunning sunset all on this tour. 

10. Arizona Sailing Adventures Sailing Cruises, Phoenix, AZ

Love to go sailing, but don't know how to sail on your own, or aren't feeling up to it? Take a sailing cruise with Arizona Sailing Adventures. You'll get your sailing fix in, but you won't have to worry about steering or anything else—you can just kick back, relax, and enjoy.

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