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Thunderbird Lodge

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Address: NV
Phone Number: 775-832-8750
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Wine Tour-Thunderbird Lodge

Learn everything to know about why the Nevada side of the lake is so pristine. This is the most amazing tour of a significant man in Lake Tahoe history. Don't miss it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Learn everything to know about why the Nevada side of the lake is so pristine. This is the most amazing tour of a significant man in Lake Tahoe history. Don't miss it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Yesterday we toured the Thunderbird lodge by way a scenic boat tour (separate review) but not many People get the opportunity to see this place as it is not visible from the street. Rich in history and you get a chance to learn about George whitel

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Kennewick
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was the best estate tour we took on Lake Tahoe. Helen our guide was extremely knowledgeable. I could tell she was a former elementary teacher because of her enthusiasm. Beautiful property inside and out.

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Really interesting and fun little tour, filled with quirky facts about the developer. The docent was very knowledgeable and seemed to really love the place. The grounds are spectacular - it must be the most beautiful spot in Lake Tahoe. We did not go on the beautiful yacht - something to do next time!

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Our tour included transportation by boat from Incline Village and back. The boat tour is run by Action Watersports of Incline Village. I was a little concerned about booking with them, since their website didn't give much information, but we were so glad we went on there tour. The boat is small, so the tour group size is limited to... More 

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Las Vegas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Took the Tahoe Boat from Zephyr Cove to the Thunderbird Lodge. Got to see many huge homes on the lake. Captain and crew was wonderful and told us about all the history of the lake. Got to see this wonderful home and grounds. Amazing place and build. Nice lunch on the grounds and plenty of time to walk around and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

We went on the tour with Action Watersports of Incline Village. It starts from the Hyatt Pier in Incline. We were greeted with coffee, fresh fruit, muffins and a very friendly "Richard"; our guide for the tour. The boat ride to the lodge was about 20 minutes. Richard pointed out the multi-million dollar homes along the shoreline, along with other... More 

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Big Sky, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We started the tour at the Incline Village-Crystal Bay Visitors Center and were bussed to the estate. Our docent's, Larry and Diane, were very nice and extremely knowledgable. The home has some surprising features including a long and very cold tunnel beneath it. The man who had the property built was obviously very eccentric and lead a very interesting life... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

If you get a chance to visit Thunderbird Lodge do make time for a stop. Restored by a group of people who obviously care for the place and the history. Thanks to the original owner much of the Lake Tahoe shoreline remains pristine and free of development. The house and stonework are beautiful and the history fascinating. The yacht was... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Love going on this tour by boat. On a beautiful day wear a suit and take a dip in the Lodge private beach cove. Beautiful location beautifully landscaped and preserved and incredible history of Thunderbird Lodge. The most well preserved large wooden yacht from history is located here.

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