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Tahoe Gal Cruises

952 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, CA 96145
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Great cruise on the Tahoe Gal!

First, I was so impressed by the fine customer service of the young woman in the office. She... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Vickie R
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Farmersville, CA
Good food

The cruise was very informative and interestingly narrated. I did not hear all because some women... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paws250
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Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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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!
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“lunch cruise” (29 reviews)
“nachos” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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952 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, CA 96145
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Reviewed 4 days ago

First, I was so impressed by the fine customer service of the young woman in the office. She kindly answered my questions and encouraged us to buy our tickets online which we found to be easily accomplished. Our lunch cruise was a pleasant experience. We...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The cruise was very informative and interestingly narrated. I did not hear all because some women were enjoying their get-to-gether very loudly. The Caesar salad that most of us ordered was absolutely delicious. Look for coupons for lunch in brochures. A delightful scenic experience.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a delight. Spent 3.5 hours on Lake Tahoe. Captain was informative and the meal was quite delicious. Registration is a little confusing as lunch is not included in the cost of the cruise. Lunch items reasonably priced.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reserved on-line 2 days earlier. The forecast of partly cloudy still turned out to be a beautiful 3.5 hours of sailing Lake Tahoe. Joined another couple on the top deck for a table. Since there were lots of happy conversations and exchanges of pleasantries I...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all the lunch cruise did not include lunch . The food was overpriced and not really all that great. My husband and I went on this cruise to learn about Lake Tahoe and Emerald Bay. The captain said a couple of things about...More

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Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

If you want to enjoy Lake Tahoe, from a boat and you don’t not have access, this is a great way to enjoy a cruise on the lake with the beautiful scenery. The scenery is beautiful, the captain was full of information and the lunch,...More

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Reviewed October 20, 2017

It was 62 degree sunny, Lake was like glass. We boarded at Tahoe City, 80 plus people, Mixed aged group and everyone seemed to sync together well, met a great couple from Louisiana, we bonded and had adventures together in Virginia City the next day....More

1  Thank Rex S
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Reviewed October 14, 2017

We decided on this cruise over the MS Dixie because it is longer and cheaper. I appreciated the private parking lot and picturesque boat dock area. The food was surprisingly good and you can find 2 for 1 coupons in local travel guides to save...More

Thank anthdancer
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Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

We went on this lunch cruise to learn about the area from the tour guide. Had to be in the inside cabin because it was too cold outside. Never heard a word of what the guide shared. Too noisy in the bar/cabin to hear him....More

1  Thank JustJohnson
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Cheryl B, Owner at Tahoe Gal Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded October 15, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to send a review. I sincerely apologize that you could not hear the Captain. I will definitely look into purchasing headphones. I think it is an excellent idea.

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Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

This seemed to be the longest of the sightseeing cruises available so we chose this one over others. It was a very pleasant tour. The Captain and crew were very nice and the Captain very knowledgeable about the lake and surrounding area. The return trip...More

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Dawn H
June 19, 2018|
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Response from djdhome | Reviewed this property |
We only took the lunch cruise so I am not certain but I believe there was an option or two on the lunch cruise. Sorry that I can’t be more certain.
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Pamela M
June 23, 2017|
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Response from Cheryl B | Property representative |
You can access a Class I walking and bike path from the Tahoe Gal parking lot that takes you directly down to the pier. (There is a steep bumpy path from the Lighthouse Center that we do not recommend) If you need assistance... More
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Pamela M
June 23, 2017|
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Response from Cheryl B | Property representative |
You can access a Class I walking and bike path from the Tahoe Gal parking lot that takes you directly down to the pier. If you need assistance with the wheelchair on the path, please call the Tahoe Gal office at... More
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