Cruise in Colorado

Cruise in Colorado

A cruise aboard the river boats in the legendary Colorado river is something that sets your imagination floating. A cruise in Colorado could be on various locations along the shoreline. Some of the famous ones are the ones at Colorado Springs and Yuma.

Cruises starting from Colorado Springs are a good option for summer tours. One can hire cruise boats of various types with varying facilitates from the cruise boat operators that are located in the city. Bookings can be made in advance. These tours operate in organized packages and can also be booked for special parties if you are travelling with a group. 

The cruises on one of these boats will take you through the red sand stone cliffs that flak the river. One can also see a number of water birds. One can view the Canyonlands National park from the comfort of one of these cruises. During day time in summer, this can be a very scenic ride. One can get a glimpse of the flora and fauna of this place. Toddlers and seniors can accompany this cruise on the river which is absolutely safe and calm. Most of the boats offer an open-air deck seating arrangement as also closed wide windowed lower decks for extended viewing.

The cruise boats provide different types of cruises – sunset dinner cruises and wedding cruises in addition to the daytime cruises. 

The day cruise

takes you to down the Colorado River to Squaw Lake, the Hidden shores and the Imperial Dam. These boats have a snack bar and restrooms on board. The snack bar serves beverages and snack items for a quick refill.

The sunset cruise

is a leisurely ride along the river to the Ferguson Lake and then to the Martinez Lake. Usually accompanied by dinner, these sunset cruises are ideal for those who want to spend a romantic evening. This cruise in Colorado is usually a 3-hour long ride that requires prior booking, especially in the summer months.

Special Cruises

are for the wedding parties or corporate events who want to celebrate with their family or friends. Snacks and services are offered on board and the duration and timing for the trip can be customized according to the need. Bookings are to be made well in advance to avoid disappointment.

Day Cruises for bird watching and photography

are arranged for the wildlife enthusiasts. It covers the Norton’s Landing and the Imperial Wildlife Refuge. Bird watchers can take in spectacular views of bald eagles, pond herons and white pelicans. Photography is allowed which is another attraction of the trip.