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Address: Upper Dells Dock (107 Broadway) or Lower Dells Dock (Jnc. Hwy. 12, 13, & 16 - Wisc. Dells Parkway), Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
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+1 608-254-8555

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Don't forget your $5. coupon out of the booklet to help save on this beautiful boat trip. We did the Upper Dells trip which takes just over two hours. There is a restroom on the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Streator, Illinois
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Streator, Illinois
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't forget your $5. coupon out of the booklet to help save on this beautiful boat trip. We did the Upper Dells trip which takes just over two hours. There is a restroom on the boat for those with weaker bladders. You make two stops on this trip where you can get out and walk to the witches gulch and... More 

Thank sunshinesandy32
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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We chose the upper Dells after looking at the brochures. Our trip was all that was advertised. It took over 2 hours and had two dockings with walks during the trip. Take your cameras. The scenery is beautiful. Lots of memories made on this trip. Local brochures and magazines ( available at lobby's of store and motels ) have a... More 

Thank Allen H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This boat tour was very organized, very informative, and a great way to see the Dells. We enjoyed the tour! Get an outside seat on the upper deck to see the most.

Thank Jackie T
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

This was a relaxing boat ride and very informative. My daughter and son-in-law found it very picturesque also. The only downside would be if you have a younger child it can be a bit long....our little one was 3 and although it was okay, it was a bit long for him. Taking a snack along is great and drinks when... More 

1 Thank Sandra L
South Louisiana
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Don't miss Witch's Gulch! I almost passed on this trip because I didn't think I would enjoy the two stops, but I'm so glad I went. The boat ride was relaxing, passing through the beautiful scenery of the Wisconsin River. At the stop at Witch's Gulch, the walk on the concrete path through unique rock formations was very interesting. I... More 

1 Thank CampingJan
North Oxford, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

Lovely scenic ride on the Upper Dells, with two well-timed stops to explore the Witches Gulch and to see the dog jump at Stand Rock. Tour guides were knowledgeable and funny.

1 Thank DoctorKnow85
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We took this two hour tour right at the end of the season and were very happy with the choice. The boat was comfortable, the guide and crew friendly and informative. The two stops broke up the trip nicely and the photo ops were great.

1 Thank USAFret
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

We were in Wisconsin for a family wedding and took time out to enjoy this trip up the river. The autumn leaves were not at their absolute peak but there was plenty of color which made this a very beautiful trip. Our tour guide Gabriel was wonderful and the boat captain (Kate?) was fantastic.

1 Thank CH85742
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We chose the two hour boat tour with the two stops. This was our second time doing the tour and neither time disappointed. Breathtaking scenery and perfect weather, especially in the spring or fall. The guides are informative and friendly. They used to tell corny jokes but now it seems to have gotten better. I would definitely recommend for adults.... More 

1 Thank Ryan M
Goshen, Indiana
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27 reviews
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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Have driven by the Dells so many times on our way to visit our daughter's and family. Finally stopped and took the Upper boat tour. It was wonderful. Informative, breathtaking scenery and beautiful weather for October. We had it all. Wanted to do the Lower also, but it was closed for the season. Will definitely go back to do this... More 

2 Thank Judy L

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