First Ever Ranger-Led Sunset Cruise Launches March 30

Scorpion Bay Marina, Lake Pleasant’s most family-friendly destination, will offer its first ranger-led Sunset Cruise on Saturday, March 30. This event, in conjunction with the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department will take guests on a guided tour around Lake Pleasant, highlighting the lake’s history, wildlife and geography.

Scorpion Bay Marina is nestled in a western cove of Lake Pleasant, an area with abundant wildlife, fascinating history and breathtaking geography. On Saturday, March 30, 2024, the marina will host its first Ranger-led cruise with live narration from a Maricopa County Park Ranger. Guests will get an in-depth look at the lake, its surroundings and the vast variety of wildlife that call the lake home. There will also be an opportunity for guests to ask questions and take pictures of the beautiful lake and surrounding scenery at the perfect time of day – sunset.

Saturday, March 30, 2024

Scorpion Bay Marina
10970 W. Peninsula Blvd.
Peoria, AZ 85383

$25 per person. Reservations can be made by calling 928-501-2628

Know Before You Go:

  • Sunset cruises last about an hour and 15 minutes.
  • Guests are taken around the lake and face west at just the right time to enjoy the sunset.
  • Cost is $25 per person with a 40-person limit.
  • Cruises are Bring Your Own Beverage
    • You can bring drinks from home
    • No glass allowed on board

Scorpion Bay’s General Store offers limited drink selection. Sunset Cruise guests can also order drinks and food from the Scorpion Bay Grille. These are elevated, craft cocktails from experienced bartenders. The Grille sells the most popular cocktails in 32oz to-go containers, created specifically for the Sunset Cruises or Charter Boat experience. The Grille also offers a wide variety of single serve craft beers as well as single serve wines.

Located just 45 minutes from downtown Phoenix in Peoria, Arizona on Lake Pleasant, Scorpion Bay offers convenience and world-class marina services for the entire family. With hundreds of covered and uncovered wet slips, world-class food at Scorpion Bay Grill – as well as boat rentals including pontoons, fishing boats, ski-boats, kayaks and other water toys – you’re sure to find a full day of entertainment on the water. As part of Lake Pleasant Regional Park, visitors can venture out for hiking, picnicking and wildlife viewing in the area. Parking is easily accessible, and our no cost electric tram will take guests and their gear from the parking lot to the dock in minutes. Scorpion Bay is managed by Desert Troon Companies

Scorpion Bay is Arizona’s premier floating playground, offering everything from daily pontoon and ski boat rentals to slips for harboring your yacht (or dinghy). Come for the fishing or come for the frolicking—either way, incredible mountain views, fantastic dining and world-class marina services await less than an hour out of Phoenix.