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“Gorgeous Scenic Lake Tour” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Tahoe Lake Tours - Private Tours

Tahoe Lake Tours - Private Tours
2435 Venice Drive East, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
775-339-1574
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Owner description: Come aboard our Lake Tahoe Charter boat for an up-close sightseeing cruise. From the well-known Emerald Bay to Cave Rock and along lakefront estates, beaches, and landmarks around the lake, your captain will cater the experience to meet the needs of your group. Make sure you bring your camera to capture all the tranquility of Lake Tahoe. If it's in the boat it's included and we have all needed equipment, plus a few surprises. Honestly, every tour is different depending on the needs of our customers. Many of our tours are planned along a course of landmarks and scenic sights, but we are flexible based on the special interests of our guests. We will stop to experience several landmark sites, ideal water sport areas and secret locations. The best part of the tour is the ability to get off the boat and go explore. If you would like to build your own customized tour we would love to work with you.
Mill Spring, USA
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“Gorgeous Scenic Lake Tour”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We road aboard the Tahoe Queen; a true paddlewheeler on our tour of Lake Tahoe. We took the early afternoon tour (although evening tours are available with meals). The trip starts at South Lake Tahoe and heads north to Emerald Bay; the most picturesque spot on Lake Tahoe. And Lake Tahoe has no shortage of beauty no matter where you are along its route. The waters are tourqoise, emerald and deep sapphire blue depending upon the depths. Sometimes you can capture all the varying hues of blue in one photo shot.
Snacks are availabe for purchase. And I'd highly suggest bringing sunglasses, sun hat and sunscreen as the rays reflected off the lake are fairly strong. (No smoking is allowed on these trips. The region is very protective of Lake Tahoe's pristine, clear waters and endevours to prevent litter from being thrown into the lake.)
The tour is round-trip and approximately 2 1/2 hours long and is a great way to spend an afternoon.

Visited August 2012
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Belmont, California
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“Captain Troy is great!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

We have been in Tahoe for a week and today was our last day here. I was surfing the net last night and found Tahoe Lake Tours online. I decided to e-mail them to see if they could accommodate us today, Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. Captain Troy wrote back to say he could so my husband and I decided to book him for a tour. We set a time, he picked us up at the designated dock (he can pick you up from almost any dock, even a private one). We told him what we wanted to do, tour the Nevada side of the lake etc., and he accommocated us. He will do anything you want, take you on a boat ride, gear you up with snorkeling equipment, take you tubing etc. We usually do book in advance, but we were grateful that he could accommodate us for a last minute desire to do a private boat ride on the lake. He is $120/hour and he will accommodate you for as long as you like. He can take 6 on his boat so splitting the coast is a good idea too. Captain Troy is very friendly and will tell you a lot about the area.

Visited August 2012
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