Colorado King
Sternwheeler Cruises!

Step Aboard the Colorado King for a Truly Authentic and Historic Cruise!

Join Us for Trip into the Past!

• Lunch Cruises
• Family Reunions
• Custom Charters
• Seminars
• Day Cruises
• Catered Parties
• Dinner Cruises
• Business Meetings
• Weddings & Receptions
• Day Cruises • Sunset Cruises • Custom Charters

Your cruise begins as our captain and crew welcome you aboard the Colorado King. Seating is available on the open-air upper deck or the main deck's enclosed area which features a small snack bar and restroom. As you freely walk around this one-of-a-kind paddleboat, the captain begins his narration, which includes points of interest, a fascinating history of the Colorado and the stories about riverboats and their captains who once navigated the untamed Colorado River over a century ago.

Covered in news stories across the desert southwest, the King and her cruise are one of a kind. The Colorado King Sternwheeler is 57 feet long, 18 feet wide and weighs 15 tons, yet draws only 12 inches of water when fully loaded. It is powered with a turbo-charged 185 horsepower John Deere diesel, rated at 212 horsepower. Its adjustable paddles, that move up and down, control the Colorado King's steering system, with its variable independent paddle speed control, making the King the only one of its kind in the world.


STERNWHEELER CRUISES

Colorado King Day Cruise

Enjoy the views from our open-air upper deck or the main deck's enclosed area on the Colorado King sternwheeler day cruise. This cruise is a fully narrated, leisurely boat ride down the Colorado River to Squaw Lake, the Imperial Dam and the Hidden Shores area. This trip leaves from Fisher's Landing at 11:00 a.m. and returns at 2:00 p.m. The cost for the sternwheeler trip is $48 per person. Lunch can be ordered for an additional $9. Prices include use fees and taxes. There is a small snack bar on board where you may purchase soda beverages, water, lemonade, coffee and snack items. For your convenience there is also a restroom on board. So come enjoy this one of a kind authentic, sternwheeler experience! Reservations are Required. Group and Children Rates Available!


Colorado King Sunset Dinner Cruise

As on the day cruise, you will enjoy the gorgeous views from the open-air upper deck or the main deck's enclosed area on the Colorado King sternwheeler sunset dinner cruise. The cruise is a fully narrated, leisurely boat ride up river to Ferguson Lake and then into Martinez Lake. A delicious, hot buffet style dinner is catered by Martinez Lake Resort. Dinner will be brought on board, and passengers will dine while enjoying the beauty of the lake as the sun sets behind the nearby mountains. Depature of the dinner cruise from Fisher's Landing varies from 3pm to 5pm, depending on the current sunset time, returning 3 hours later. There is a small snack bar on board where you may purchase soda beverages, water, lemonade, coffee and snack items. For your convenience there is also a restroom on board. Come and enjoy this one of a kind, authentic sternwheeler experience! The cost is $63 per person, and includes a delicious dinner. Prices include use fees and taxes. Reservations are Required. Group and Children Rates Available!


Colorado King Custom Charters

The Colorado King accommodates 47 passengers and is ideal for parties, weddings, special events, business meetings, and other private charters. This authentic sternwheeler has an open-air upper deck and enclosed lower deck area which features a small snack bar and restroom. We will be happy to provide lunches or dinners for custom charters or you are welcome to bring your own food. The snack bar aboard offers soda beverages, lemonade, coffee, and various snack items. Call us at 928-783-4400 with your own special occasion and we will customize a cruise to fit the needs of your group. The Colorado King offers a unique, one of a kind river experience. Click Here for more information.



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