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Address: 161 Holcombe Circle, Salem, SC 29676
Phone Number: 864.280.5501
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Great day - beautiful lake

Brooks was a delight as a tour guide/boat captain. Our family enjoyed the day on the lake and will definitely be coming back for more. Learned a lot about the area, swam in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Brooks was a delight as a tour guide/boat captain. Our family enjoyed the day on the lake and will definitely be coming back for more. Learned a lot about the area, swam in the pristine water, played in waterfalls, and discovered that there is a lot more we want to explore in the Gorges and on the lake. Can't wait... More 

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Kings Mountain, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We had an amazing time on this tour, well worth the cost. Kay shared a lot of knowledge about the lake and her enthusiasm was contagious. I was amazed at how close she was able to get the boat to the waterfalls. The highlight of the tour was getting to swim under one of the waterfalls. I would highly recommend... More 

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Augusta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I had an absolutely marvelous time on Wednesdays tour around the lake. "Kaptain" Kay shared so much information about the lake, past and present as well as the nature in the area, but I felt as if she had so much more to share. God willing I will definitely be back next year in the hopes of trying one of... More 

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

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