Arizona's Best Kept Secret
Board Belle To Tour Saguaro
August 15, 2013
The new Desert Belle is a 143-passenger, two-level boat. It has a partial lower level air-conditioned section and includes two bathrooms and a snack bar.
Originally launched in 1964, Desert Belle has been plowing the waters of Saguaro Lake for over forty years. Relax in air-conditioned comfort on one of her 90-minute narrated public cruises and see exotic Arizona wildlife, towering canyon walls, and dramatic desert vistas.
This is the perfect spot to bring out-of-town guests. Private cruises are also available for an unforgettable wedding, birthday, anniversary, or office party. Whatever you choose, Desert Belle is a unique way to enjoy all the beauty that Arizona has to offer.
This relaxing, narrated cruise is entertaining as well educational for nature lovers of all ages.
Saguaro Lake is located within the Tonto National Forest, just 20 minutes from Mesa, Arizona. Experience the magnificence of both desert beauty and natural wildlife of one of the Valley’s hidden treasures, spectacular Saguaro Lake.
Witness the flora and fauna first-hand, as you navigate pristine Sonoran desert canyons. Watch birds of prey soaring high on desert thermals as you photograph breath-taking desert vistas.
Along the way, in addition to specially scheduled entertainment events, we’ll see —
• Geological formations — the beauty created by wind and water over millions of years on the desert landscape
• Flora — prickly pear, barrel, jumping cholla and majestic Saguaro cacti, mesquite, ironwood and Arizona’s state tree, the Palo Verde
• Desert fauna — both predators and prey, including ring-tailed cats, bobcats, mountain lions, coyotes, javalina, bighorn sheep and deer
• Avian species — Vultures, falcons, eagles, hawks and many others to catch your eye
For more information, call (480) 984-2425.