Lake Havasu sunset surprise

Lake Havasu is known for its lake–a reservoir of the Colorado River. It is also known as a Spring break party town with boats so jammed into the lake that you can walk from one to the other without a life jacket. Who knew, though, that it could boast a peaceful and enchanting sunset cruise as well?

Last weekend, my husband, parents, and mother-in-law took one of the most memorable cruises any of us have been on, thanks to Captain Kenny Samp at the Sunset Charter & Tour Company.

sunset cruisers on a boat
We arrived for our three-hour cruise and Captain Kenny immediately made us feel welcome with comfy chairs and bottled water.
Sunset cruise wildlife
On the cruise, we saw rams, owls, herons, and lots of other wildlife.
Rock formations at Lake Havasu.
We also saw interesting rock formations and learned about what made them so unique.
Lake Havasu lighthouses
Lake Havasu is dotted by replicas of lighthouses that can be found in their original forms in other parts of the world.
London Bridge in Lake Havasu Arizona
Of course, a lake adventure in Lake Havasu is incomplete without the London Bridge.
Sunset on Lake Havasu
But the reason we were on the lake to begin with was to experience the sunset. Weren’t we in for a treat!

Every person on the boat agreed–our three hour cruise melted into one of the most peaceful, satisfying experiences we could remember. Captain Kenny’s sunset tour left us feeling like we had been in a sweet dream filled with rippling water, beautiful vistas, and enchanting stars.

To see more photos of our sunset cruise, watch the slideshow below.

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