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Carlsbad Cruises Day Tours

517 Rosedale St., Carlsbad, NM 88220
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Peaceful trip on the water.

It was a relaxing trip down the river. Interesting facts about the area. Knowledgeable captain. I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
chmc2013
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Galveston, Texas
via mobile
Worth the wait!

We came on a Saturday and the 7 o'clock cruise was completely full. The captain advised us to come... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2016
Jaurdin S
,
Spring, Texas
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Carlsbad Cruises is located in Carlsbad, New Mexico along the beautiful Pecos River. Just a few miles down the road from the world famous Carlsbad Caverns, you can enjoy an oasis surrounded by tree shaded parks. Climb aboard one of Carlsbad Cruises boats and enjoy a relaxing hour long guided ride down the Pecos River, or bask in the sunshine and swim at our free beach area. We rent paddle boats, kayaks and more including a full service concession stand with the best snow cones in the southwest. We have everything you need to make the most of a day at New Mexico's secret beach!
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2 weeks ago
“Peaceful trip on the water. ”
5 Sep 2016
“Worth the wait!”
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517 Rosedale St., Carlsbad, NM 88220
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a relaxing trip down the river. Interesting facts about the area. Knowledgeable captain. I was the only passenger on this Tuesday afternoon so that made it even more peaceful.

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Toni B, Owner at Carlsbad Cruises Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you enjoyed your trip! Thanks so much for joining us and sharing your experience.

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We came on a Saturday and the 7 o'clock cruise was completely full. The captain advised us to come buy tickets a little bit earlier, on Sunday to reserve a seat. We returned Sunday for our 7 pm tour, (with our tickets we bought in...More

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Toni B, Owner at Carlsbad Cruises Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2016

Thank you so much for your kind review. We think our employees are outstanding and we always try to pay them very well to keep them. We hope you will come back and see us again. 😀

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Reviewed 7 June 2016

Due to some native fish found in this river (and illegal to catch) - the river is kept extremely clean. The area of the boat ride is shallow so you can see down into the water and it is simply beautiful! The boat ride was...More

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Toni B, Owner at Carlsbad Cruises Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2016

We are so glad you enjoyed your tour, we hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

The boat was smaller than I imagined but more than enough space for our family of 3 and another family of 4. The weather was perfect. The ride was relaxing. Gerald, the tour guide, was enthusiastic, well- informed, and funny. It was nice to learn...More

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Toni B, Owner at Carlsbad Cruises Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2016

We are so glad you enjoyed your tour. Our Belka Notte is our smaller boat and can accommodate a few small families. Hope to see you again soon.

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Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Just awesome! This boat ride was a nice way to wrap up our visit to NM... Our captain was great! ☺️... Now back to TX we shall head 😉

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Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

Before going I had seen the pretty blue and which pontoon boat advertised. When we got there we were informed that a smaller boat would be ok? We said yes. It was a small pontoon boat with no overhead awning or shade. It was also...More

2  Thank GypsyEJ
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Toni B, Owner at Carlsbad Cruises Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2016

We are sorry you were disappointed. Our boats have been completely reupholstered and both have complete sun shades in 2016. We hope you will come back and see us again.

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Reviewed 15 June 2015

Originally we wanted to take the boat tour--- times posted online are 1,3,5,7. This is incorrect. Right now they are only doing a 5:00pm tour. We were not able to wait, so instead we rented a pedal boat! This was so much fun and inexpensive....More

5  Thank texaskids4
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Toni B, Owner at Carlsbad Cruises Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2015

Thank you for your review, unfortunately you visited on a day when our boat tours were limited to one time slot, due to our boat captain being out for the day. We do run daily tours at 1:30, 3pm, 5pm and 7pm through the summer,...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2015 via mobile

The times did not match up to the times on their website. Would recommend call first if you are on a timed schedule. The captain of the boat drove well. Got to see some awesome houses!

3  Thank Katie W
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Reviewed 3 January 2015

We took an evening boat ride for the Christmas on the Pecos tour. My 4 year old enjoyed all of the pretty lights. It was amusing that several yards were advertisements for corporations, and a few others were paid for by other companies, but it...More

2  Thank Charles M
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Reviewed 29 May 2014 via mobile

Very relaxing. .and very informative..we really enjoyed it..guides were very friendly..we will be back for Christmas on the Pecos

2  Thank Kimberly D
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Michelemay2
29 July 2016|
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Response from Toni B | Property representative |
For the boat tours adults are $8 and a two year old is free. You can all for in a pedal boat for $10 for a half an hour. Thanks
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