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M.S. Dixie II

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Address: Highway 50 at Zephyr Cove, Zephyr Cove, NV 89448
Phone Number: 775-589-4906
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Winter cruises are much better than summer

We had cruised aboard Dixie a couple of years ago, during the summer. It was very crowded, and the "music" was horrible hard rock. We were gifted with a winter-time dinner... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
Kalamariverrat
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Rainier, Oregon
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San Jose, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

This was a terrific way to get an idea of how immense Lake Tahoe is. We went on a rainy day so stayed pretty much inside. There was a snack bar, full liquor bar, gift shop and a nice lounge and dining room. The captain took us on a nice tour of Emerald Bay with history of Vikingshom and its... More 

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Eagle River, Alaska, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Average day time 2.5 hr cruise from zephyr cove across the lake to emerald bay. Cost was ok at $49. Lunch not include could purchase for $15. I was expecting more of a cruise along the coast line plus the emerald bay visit. We entered the bay and circled around the bay which is difficult to get to from the... More 

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Macau Region, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This is one of the best cruise in Tahoe. The price could be a bit deep, but it is well worth it, especially, for a heaven like place. People often say, "a picture worth a thousand words". I will leave it to your discretion.

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Cali, Colombia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

When we got married at Lake Tahoe, we scheduled a Dinner, Dance, Cruz on Lake Tahoe that evening. It was so much fun because not only did we have a first class dinner, we also were intertained by a live band, and we and others on the cruz got to dance our favorite music.I would like to do it again... More 

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Rainier, Oregon
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185 helpful votes 185 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We had cruised aboard Dixie a couple of years ago, during the summer. It was very crowded, and the "music" was horrible hard rock. We were gifted with a winter-time dinner cruise this weekend, and I was dreading it. WHAT A SURPRISE! They board only 150 pax in the winter, as opposed to 300 in summer, and have only one... More 

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Winnemucca, Nevada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

My husband and I took this cruise on our Anniversary weekend. This tour was definitely worth our time and money! The food was good; I had the nachos and my husband and I shared the clam chowder. The service and staff was great and the Virgin Mary I had was yummy! The trip was over 2 hrs long and we... More 

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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

To see Lake Tahoe, we enjoy going out on the water, We enjoy going out on M.S. Dixie. We prefer the daylight cruises on M.S. Dixie to see the lake, with our favorite area to see during the cruise being Emerald Bay. They also do some evening cruises such as dinner dance cruises. The staff here is stellar. And the... More 

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Reno, Nevada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This is my favorite way to see Lake Tahoe! We had the opportunity to take the two and a half hour dinner cruise on the lake it was wonderful! It was romantic, a beautiful sunset we had great food and cocktails. A definite must-see while you're visiting Lake Tahoe.

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Sunnyvale, CA
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40 reviews 40 reviews
4 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Went for a 2 hours ride to and from Emerald Bay. Found the boat to be a great way to get a different perspective on the lake, its size and the mountains surrounding it. Loved getting up close to island in emerald Bay. highly recommend cruise.

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Carnoustie, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

We took the morning cruise and booked it through the concierge at our hotel. I'm glad we did because we got a discount and they organised the shuttle bus to pick us up and drop us back at the hotel. The cruise was lovely and we got to see the lake from a whole new angle. The area is stunning... More 

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