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Beautiful Site

I've visited Crater Lake since I was a little girl, over 54 years, and I never get tired of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Patty M
Beautiful

Wizard Island adds to the beauty of Crater Lake. They said it snows 44’ annually there. It was... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Robert E
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South Bend Indiana
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Island in Crater Lake.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“cinder cone” (14 reviews)
“boat ride” (16 reviews)
“rim drive” (15 reviews)
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Crater Lake National Park, OR
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've visited Crater Lake since I was a little girl, over 54 years, and I never get tired of the view. Whenever I go home to visit from Oklahoma, Crater Lake is always on my list!

Thank Patty M
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Wizard Island adds to the beauty of Crater Lake. They said it snows 44’ annually there. It was sunny, windy and cold the day we were there.

Thank Robert E
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

We did the shuttle to Wizard Island for a 3 hour stay (not Gilligan's Island for a 3 hour tour). 3 hours was plenty of time to hike to the top but not to do both hikes on the island. It was a steep climb...More

2  Thank Matt I
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Multiple tours of the lake were cancelled and no rescheduling was available. Two of three boats were out of commission, they blamed it on the harsh winter weather. Since every winter is harsh up at Crater I can only assume the trouble is lack of...More

1  Thank Barb_Sacramento
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

We were able to get some beautiful pictures of Wizard Island- The island is on the western side of Crater Lake- with the blue of the lake, white snow in the background on the mountains, and the greenery of the island itself- make quite a...More

Thank barbiewalker72
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Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Just a heads up that when we visited on July 14th (first day of the boat tours) all Wizard Island tours were cancelled due to the discovery of a damaged boat.

1  Thank StephH67
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The day we saw Wizard Island it was half covered in snow and looked beautiful. Driving around the arum Rd we were able to view the island from different angles. Although similar each view was different. The island added the final touch to a very...More

Thank Janice L
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Absolutely beautiful views, outstanding, well worth going. Sapphire blue waters trapped in this enormous crater. The drive around the rim is an absolute must do.

Thank Ian P
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

WIZARD ISLAND takes the form of a small volcano, with a tiny caldera, situated in the middle of a humongous volcano, known as Mount Mazama which has a humongous caldera, known as Crater Lake. The tiny caldera on Wizard Island does not contain any pond...More

8  Thank TomBrody
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

Another product of the collapse super volcano Mount Mazama is Wizard Island. Located on the west side of Crater Lake, the island was formed as a cinder cone. Another pristine and beautiful component of the geological event it is easily viewed from outside the cafe'....More

1  Thank CATTSAR
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siocledpoeth
16 April 2017|
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Response from TomBrody | Reviewed this property |
Dear visitor from Wales. This is how to get your reservation for the boat to Wizard Island. Just go into the main lodge. In the lobby of the lodge, there is a special computer for making your reservation on the boat. It... More
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montgk09
9 April 2017|
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Response from TomBrody | Reviewed this property |
A private company operates the boats. The private company is called craterlakelodges. Anyway, they provide this information: "Weather permitting, the boat cruises are scheduled to operate daily from June 23 through... More
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