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Jocassee Lake Tours

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Address: 161 Holcombe Circle, Salem, SC 29676
Phone Number: 864.280.5501
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Glorious lake!

This lake is gorgeous and Brooks provides a wealth of fascinating information about the history of the area, the energy production, and the biodiversity. He seems to know this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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Tucker, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This lake is gorgeous and Brooks provides a wealth of fascinating information about the history of the area, the energy production, and the biodiversity. He seems to know this lake like the back of his hand and shows many hidden gems.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

3 hours on one of the most beautiful lakes in the southeast for only $35 per person. A variety of tours--hiking, kayaking, waterfalls, wildlife, moonlight, sunset. Take a scheduled tour or arrange a private one. Offered by husband and wife team who are both certified naturalists. 2 of the nicest people you'd ever meet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We rented 3 different kayaks from Jocassee lake tours. Reliable equipment and stress free pick up and return service. Brooks was friendly, punctual, flexible, polite and ready to help. The safety vests were dry, clean and smelled fresh!! Attached to them were clean and loud REI whistles. Enjoyable trip.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The beautiful Oconee Bells can be seen two weeks out of the year in one area of Oconee County and nowhere else in the world. We saw them in the best way possible, by pontoon boat (with a quick trip onshore for close-up photos) around Lake Jocasee, a very secluded and protected mountain lake and wilderness area. Thanks to Kay,... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I joined a meetup group for a shuttle boat ride to a hike and then a tour of lake Jocassee afterwards. It was a wonderful trip, everything was set up and ready to go when arrived. It was a very clean and well kept vessel. Brooks was a very knowledgeable guide he took us to see birds and waterfall's we... More 

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New Orleans
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Brooks is an amazing guide! He knows the history of this beautiful lake. National Geographic placed this as 9th out of, “50 of the World's Last Great Places: Destinations of a Lifetime.” It is a fabulous place and Brooks knows how to show you around to all the key spots in the Lake, best swimming holes, and great waterfalls! If... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Joined my friends with Georgia Homeschooler on a Jocassee lake tour today. All the kids loved it and us big kids were thrilled! I grew up in nearby Seneca but had never visited Jocasee before. Brooks was an awesome guide, jumping off the boat and leading us to all the beautiful places. He was a hit with the kids and... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

My wife and I have taken this tour 3 times already since moving to nearby NC. This trip we took a group of Russian visitors, all young professionals. Everyone had an awesome time. This group of people all have some focus on the environment. Brooks, the co-owner of the business and guide, did an extraordinary job discussing the ecology of... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We took a four-hour pontoon boat tour of Lake Jocassee with Kay as our guide. It was great and you should take this tour. My parents (and my son) took a tour last year and loved it so much that this year they got the whole family together for a ride. Lake Jocassee is so beautiful. Most of the area... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

This was our third year of taking a boat tour on our annual camping trip to Devil's Fork State Park. Since our group this year was much larger, we had the pleasure of being led by both Captain Brooks and Captain Kay on two pontoons. We had 10 kids and I don't know how many adults. Ages 4 to 60.... More 

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Address: Address: 161 Holcombe Circle, Salem, SC 29676
Phone Number: 864.280.5501
Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Salem

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