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Address: 2435 Venice Drive East, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Phone Number: 530 545 1223
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Description: Come experience beautiful Lake Tahoe on one of our charter boat tours. Our...
Come experience beautiful Lake Tahoe on one of our charter boat tours. Our licensed captains will provide your family with hours of entertainment. Select from a wide variety of sightseeing, sunset cruises, special events, and water sports including tubing, wake boarding, water skiing, and snorkeling . Let us take the guess work out of boating and give your family memories they will cherish for a life time.Lake Tahoe Boat Rides is an alternative to rental boats. We are a small company focused on customer satisfaction. Our chartered boat tours are the perfect way to experience the best that Lake Tahoe has to offer.Our VIP boat service can even pick you and your family up from the dock in the backyard of your vacation rental. Boat Rental, Charter Boat, Boat Tours, Wake Boarding, Water Skiing, Tubing, Snorkeling, Sightseeing, Sunset Cruise
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Lovely and informative ride on the lake

although it was a cold Spring day the boat allowed us to be indoors in a warm environment. The views from the large windows were outstanding and at times breathtaking. The tour... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

although it was a cold Spring day the boat allowed us to be indoors in a warm environment. The views from the large windows were outstanding and at times breathtaking. The tour, which lasted for over two hours, was informative and the tour guide speaker was eloquent and at times even poetic. Tasty drinks and food were offered for purchase.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My friends and I loved our private boat ride with Captain Steve! Informative and relaxing- this was one of our favorite activities from our trip. We laughed, we cried, we enjoyed a nice beverage on the water. Sit back and take in the view as the sun sets. Definitely a must if visiting Tahoe!

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We used Lake Tahoe Boat Rides in July 2014 and and a great time. We reserved an afternoon with Capt. Steve. The afternoon was a great mix of tour and water sports. We spent the first 90 minutes getting a tour of the east side of the lake which was interesting. Then we headed over to the west side of... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Went out with my spouse + her family for the sunset cruise w/ capt steve. Steve was terrific, knowledgeable and safety oriented but very fun loving at the same time. He was ready and eager for any activity request we might throw at him. My only regret is that we didn't do a longer tour...

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Tampa, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

My family and I booked a tour with Lake Tahoe Boat Rides during our stay at South Lake Tahoe. We expected our boat trip to be wonderful, and it went above and beyond our expectations. There is no better way to experience the great Lake Tahoe then on its waters. Our captain, Steve, was great the entire time. He did... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We had a excellent time with Capt Steve.As many reviewers have said Steve has great knowledgeable about the history of the lake but also very accommodating to our needs and wishes and very safety oriented. This was the best part of our trip.I felt my 2 and 5 year old daughters were safe and they had a fantastic time tubing... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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20 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We've used these guys for 4 years straight. We love Capt Steve and always take the sunset cruise. Steve is so knowledgable about the lake and Tahoe information. He's also very serious about boat and water safety - which we loved with the young kids on our tour. Having Steve as your guide is the way to go. This is... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We did the private boat tour for 4 hours on Lake Tahoe. Captain Steve was great and had a wealth of knowledge about the lake and area. It was a wonderful afternoon and well worth it. We would take the private tour again in a heart beat!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Experiencing the lake by shoreline or even from atop of a mountain is one thing. However, to truly experience the majestic beauty is to get on the lake! What’s the best way to do this? I suggest you charter a boat with Captain Steven and Dan! They customized our ½ day tour with them based on what we wanted to... More 

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Livingston, Texas, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Our hotel suggested and booked this cruise and we were not disappointed! They picked us up and took us to the pier. It is a beautiful boat, that tours most of the lake, including Emerald Bay and Vikingsholm. A delicious grilled lunch was served and there was plenty of food (thanks to our crewman and chef, Stacie). The tour lasts... More 

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