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Humboldt Bay Harbor Cruise - Madaket

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Address: 1 C Street, Eureka, CA
Phone Number: +1 707-445-1910
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One of my favorite things to do on a sunny afternoon.

If you are visiting at the right time of year (March or April 'til mid October) this is a delightful way to learn a bit of Eureka/Humboldt Bay history and just get out on the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 October 2016
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Eureka, California
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Burbank, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

it is a nice thing to do on a beautiful day. It is known for the smallest bar. We paid for 75 minutes and got about 60. I thought our guide was boring and disinterested in talking about the island. What he did talk about was interesting. The view is beautiful.

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Eureka, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

If you are visiting at the right time of year (March or April 'til mid October) this is a delightful way to learn a bit of Eureka/Humboldt Bay history and just get out on the water for an hour or so. Keep track of their special events.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

You'll get a narrated tour of Humboldt/ Eureka bay. An interpretive cruise, covering much of the rich history of our community. You can bring, or buy a beverage, and enjoy the ride. Bring a warm coat as it sometimes gets breezy on the water.

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Las Vegas, NV
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Cocktail cruise but we called it a "booze cruise." Went on hubby's birthday (8/13) with our son and his girlfriend and had a very enjoyable and memorable time. The bay was nice and calm and the crew were very knowledgeable as we listened to the historical narrated information aboard the Madaket, an original 1910 ferry around Humboldt Bay. Have to... More 

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Eureka, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Great way to see Humboldt Bay with a historical narrative. Family in town- this is a perfect pastime.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Took the Madaket when my parents came to town. It was really fun and super informative. I learned a lot about my new home. They stay within the bay so even those that may get queasy on the water shouldn't have a problem. We took it on a beautiful warmer day but I can see if could be a little... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Have ridden several times. If the weather is nice the views are spectacular. Staff is always informative and pleasant. Highly recommend when visiting Eureka. The cocktail cruise is very nice evening cruise with a small onboard full service bar.

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Orick, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

I had lived here for almost 6 years, heard about this, but never took advantage. This is the coolest thing ever, officially has the "smallest bar in California" onboard this little vessel. Take advantage of this really awesome, and fairly cheap, chance to take a really fun cocktail cruise around the beautiful bay.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

A fun fact filled Humboldt Bay Tour on comfortable historic small cruise ship with very knowledgeable skipper and crew. Learned about the long history of area that includes the lumber, fishing and wildlife views

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

The Madaket is a part of the Humboldt Bay Maritime Museum. We look forward to at least one boat ride each summer, often with out of town visitors. We reserved the Madaket for our wedding ceremony, had a wonderful time, and often celebrate our anniversary on the historic boat. The crew is friendly and enjoy sharing the interesting points of... More 

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