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Discover Lake Tahoe - Private Tours

3672 Willow Avenue, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
+1 530-542-1080
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Type: Tours
Description: Discover Lake Tahoe offers scenic bus tours of Lake Tahoe and Beyond. We also offer bus charters for all occasions.
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Excellent close up tour of the entire Lake Tahoe perimeter plus side trip to Squaw Valley with wonderful and informative narration by the driver. Pick up and drop off at your hotel - a convenience and time-saver for busy tourists, and no parking hassles. Saw things and learned facts about Tahoe that you would never have known except from an... More

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United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

He said we can call him Shoe, Snow or John, but to us he was the spirit of Yosemite. Snowshoe John, our guide for an amazing 10-hour tour around Yosemite, is part mountaineer, part hiker, part historian and part spirit guide. He almost never stopped telling us interesting, surprising, and informative things about Yosemite, environmentalism, Civil War history, sustainability -... More

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Janez12, Owner at Discover Lake Tahoe - Private Tours, responded to this review

I can't tell you how much I appreciate your review. It's easy for me to tell guests how good our tours and our driver / tour guides are, but now I can just refer them to the Trip Advisor reviews where they get a direct feedback from someone that just took one. thank you Janez Demsar More

Deltona, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Had booked two tours w/Discover Lake Tahoe both with John behind the wheel. The wine tasting was fantastic. We were a little nervous because we know very little about wine but the hospitality was over the top so we enjoyed it very much. With John as our guide for the trip to Yosemite we were set for a very comfortable,... More

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Janez12, Owner at Discover Lake Tahoe - Private Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking your time and writing a review and I'm so glad you enjoyed our tours. Hope to see you soon back in Lake Tahoe. Janez Demsar More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

John, our guide was excellent! He provided a "stream of information" based on his personal experience in the surrounding area. My wife and I felty that we received excellent value for our money!

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Janez12, Owner at Discover Lake Tahoe - Private Tours, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking your time and writing a review. They are so helpful. Hope to see you back in Lake Tahoe soon. Janez Demsar More

Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Took a drive from Lake Tahoe to Virginia City, Nevada with family and friends and had a wonderful 1/2 day in this quaint little mining town. First thing we did was took the trolley tour which gave us a brief and very entertaining history of the town by Bill, the operator, and created a starting point for wandering the rest... More

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Hobart, Australia
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6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

we visited virginia city nevad on a driving tour of the national parkks of california nevada and oregon. Wow what afantqstic place to visit its takes you back to the days of cowboys and indians, and the shotouts on old TV shows, you can really imagine them happening in the bucket of blood saloon etc, had a genuine drink of... More

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Sooke, BC
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5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

See Marian H's review below. She's captured it perfectly. Going to Yosemite was on the to-do list for over 25 years and John did not disappoint. Great value for money--his knowledge, hospitality and professional driving were much appreciated. Just a perfect day.

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Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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20 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Of course, no one can predict weather on any given day, but I do believe our tour guide John must have done some sort of Indian Weather Dance, because it was a perfect day for our trip to Yosemite. We were picked up at a local hotel (We were at the wrong one) and rode for a little over 2... More

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Sacramento, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Ms. Dixie II paddlewheel boat tour of Lake Tahoe and Emerald Bay is a memorable experience. The world's second largest Alpine lake is beautiful and the two-hour trip is superb.

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San Diego, CA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

My family took this tour while on vacation at Stateline last week. The tour picked us up at the Horizon Casino, and then we rode the air conditioned bus up and over the mountains and into the Carson Valley. The driver was kind and very competent, and he was also very knowledgeable about the area and told us many informative... More

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