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About Tahoe Gal Cruises
Join the fun and romance of a Lake Tahoe Cruise aboard the Tahoe Gal. Departing from Tahoe City, we offer daily sightseeing cruises and specialty cruises on the beautiful waters of Lake Tahoe. The Tahoe Gal is an iconic 120 passenger paddle wheeler located in Lake Tahoe, California. The Tahoe Gal departs daily from Tahoe City, cruising to Emerald Bay and along the North and West Shores of Lake Tahoe. With our galley and full bar, we offer the perfect venue for exclusive charters and special celebrations. The Tahoe Gal offers a memorable Lake Tahoe Cruise experience. See Lake Tahoe in a whole new way during your Lake Tahoe boat tour on the Tahoe Gal!
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baycityfog wrote a review Sep 15
San Francisco, California16 contributions
We went on the dinner cruise on September 14,2022. The flyer said it was $50 for the cruise and dinner was extra. But, when we booked it was $65 with dinner extra. But, we did not realize that until the tickets were purchased with a No Refund policy. I consider this a Fraudulent Business Practice and I will not support this business again. The food was good, a little pricey, but it was a dinner cruise so you expect that. And, the lake is beautiful.
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Date of experience: September 2022
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Mary V wrote a review Sep 9
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Not as advertised - Narration was minimal and not informative; could have read that information online. The beauty of the lake can not be beat; incredible. Price could be cheaper.
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Date of experience: September 2022
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Hugh M wrote a review Sep 9
San Diego, California6 contributions5 helpful votes
Terrible management. Don’t expect a refund if outdoor conditions deteriorate. That includes unhealthy smokey air. We booked 4 days ahead online expecting a nice dinner cruise on the lake. Upon arrival we picked up our tickets and waited on the Piet to board. Conditions were smokey due to forest fires. While standing in line a thick plume of smoke started coming over the ridge obscuring visibility to about 1/10 to 1/4 mile. Our weather apps posted notifications of “unhealthy conditions” advising people to stay indoors. My wife and I are 73 years old with allergies and smoke was so bad we could hardly breathe, getting sore throats, etc. My wife could hardly talk. We decided not to board and ask for a refund for health reasons. They said to call a man named Austin tomorrow after 10 a.m. We called Austin and he refused to refund our money ($137.80) and said Others completed the trip without a problem. He said the “contract” we agreed to was binding and that refunds will be given only if “they” cancelled the cruise. So, there was no compensation that he would offer, not even a voucher for a different day, nothing! So he got our money. I said our reviews will be negative and he said, rudely, go ahead and write your review, “we thrive on reviews”.
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Date of experience: September 2022
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Kevin U wrote a review Aug 2022
Simi Valley, California15 contributions2 helpful votes
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What a nice day on the water. The Tahoe Gal and it’s crew were the perfect way to spend a few hours on the water yesterday. We did the 3.5 hour lunch cruise to Emerald Bay and it was perfect. Just sit back and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Lake Tahoe as you cruise from Tahoe City to Emerald Bat and back. Full kitchen and bar on board as well. Lots of Sun and plenty of shade if you’re looking for it. Great way to spend a few hours on the water and learn a bit of history of Lake Tahoe and surrounding areas.
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Date of experience: August 2022
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baker3333 wrote a review Aug 2022
Oxnard, California42 contributions35 helpful votes
I booked this cruise mainly because it was the least expensive one I found. I was amazed how great it was. I ordered dinner, which was really good. The dining room was very nice with white table cloths, nice bar, charming lights and great views wherever you sit. The staff was very pleasant and did everything to make sure everyone was happy. Great music too! The cruise along the shore was fantastic but the best part was the star gazing on the way back to the pier. The captain slowed and turned off the lights so we could experience the beauty. I would definitely do this again.
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Date of experience: August 2022
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