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South Lake Tahoe: Sightseeing Cruise of Emerald Bay

South Lake Tahoe: Sightseeing Cruise of Emerald Bay

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From US$ 120 per person

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Embark on a sightseeing cruise of South Lake Tahoe and the breathtaking Emerald Bay either at sunset or during the daytime. Enjoy snacks and beverages as you take views of Lake Tahoe, and more.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • Cruise around the world-class Tahoe Bleu Wave while enjoying views of South Lake Tahoe
  • Discover Emerald Bay which is known as one of the top ten most photographed places in the world
  • Admire a once in a lifetime scenery as your captain gives a personal narration about Lake Tahoe
  • Enjoy delicious snacks and beverages on the yacht
  • Watch the glowing sun set while cruising (if option selected)
Full description

Embark on a sightseeing cruise starting in South Lake Tahoe either at sunset or during the day. Take in the scenic beauty while cruising 11 kilometers across the lake to Emerald Bay, one of the top ten most photographed places in the world. Savor snacks and drinks as you sail.

See the majestic mountains of South Lake Tahoe while onboard the world-class Tahoe Bleu Wave yacht. As you cruise, you will find indoor and outdoor seating with 360-degree panoramic views of Lake Tahoe, the snow-capped mountains, Fannette Island, Vikingsholm Castle, Eagle Waterfall, and the Rubicon. Navigate the pristine waters of Lake Tahoe while hearing your captain's narration about this lake. You may even get the chance to see a variety of wildlife such as the bald eagle, black bears, and wild geese. If you've chosen the sunset option, relax and watch the sun dip low below the sky.

Includes
  • 2-hour sightseeing cruise
  • Narration from the Captain
  • Soda, juices, coffee, and water
  • Snacks
  • 1 beer, wine, or champagne
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Additional alcoholic beverages (can be purchased at the bar)
  • Tips (optional)
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Meeting point may vary depending on the option booked.

Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen

Know before you go

  • You must be 21 years or older to drink alcoholic beverages
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 250 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5

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From beginning to end, the cruise was a pleasure. The boat accommodates about 30 passengers and had different levels, as well as indoor/outdoor, for comfortable seating. The captain and his mate made everyone feel welcome and at ease and the captain offered great insights along the way. I would highly recommend the cruise.

September 22, 2022

Wonderful experience. The weather was perfect. There was smoke in the air from wildfires in the vicinity so you couldn't see as far as normal. The crew were all so great. Friendly and knowledgeable. It is a long walk down the pier to get on the boat, but it’s worth it.

September 9, 2022

PLEASE TIP THESE AMAZING PEOPLE. If you forgot to bring cash, ask them for a Venmo. Charlie (who is a wonderful person and can often be found playing bartender, on top of his other duties) has one! They should post their venmo info on the ship. We live in a digital world, friends. For my husband and I, this was, hands down, the highlight of our trip to Tahoe. We chose the sunset cruise, and it was a blast. The Captain (Steve, I believe) is super knowledgeable about the area and provides a ton of really interesting narration. He's hysterical and can be caught driving the boat with his feet from time to time. But not to worry, he is a total pro...almost to the point of showing off. Throughout the cruise, he expertly gets you super close to all the best sights so you can take spectacular pictures. I get motion sickness, but it wasn't a concern. The ride is super smooth. Don't hesitate to do this cruise! It's a total blast!

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July 15, 2022

Product ID: 388880