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M.S. Dixie II

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Address: Highway 50 at Zephyr Cove, Zephyr Cove, NV 89448
Phone Number: 775-589-4906
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$62.50*
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Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay Cruise on M.S. Dixie II
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$95.00*
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M.S Dixie II Sunset Dinner Cruise

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Relaxing Cruise Across Lake Tahoe

This late morning cruise leaves from the Nevada side (Zephyr Cove), crosses the lake, enters Emerald Bay, circles the island and returns to Zephyr Cove. There are a good narration... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Norris C
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Austin, Texas, United States
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful 2 hour cruise to emerald bay! Get there early to select your seat. Very well narrated along the way with the history of the lake. Money well spent!

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Milwaukie, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked a lunch cruise, 11am, the weather was windy but not to cold. We had a very hearty lunch, chowder bowl. They offer a full bar and extensive lunch menu. As we cruised there was an informative narration of the history of Lake Tahoe. Points of interest were announced as we cruised. It was a two hour cruise, just... More 

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Austin, Texas, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This late morning cruise leaves from the Nevada side (Zephyr Cove), crosses the lake, enters Emerald Bay, circles the island and returns to Zephyr Cove. There are a good narration and history at points along the way. Food and beverages are available for purchase or you are allowed to bring food with you.

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great way to relax and enjoy the lake. The ride is 2 hours and you get beautiful views of the lake and some history as well. We traveled in late September so it wasn't crowded and we could sit down and enjoy the ride. Also, because of the time of year we didn't make reservations in advance,... More 

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Litchfield, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

First time to tahoe and took a chance with the dinner cruise with friends. We all loved it. Food exceeded expectations. Recommend a light jacket as it does get cool at night.

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Lincoln, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time, met nice people, danced, dinner was good! Will not wait so long to go back! Fun and the beauty of the lake...can't beat it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very beautiful trip across the lake. They give you some history, tall tales, and attractions in the recording that plays. The service was excellent and the boat was super cute. Everything was way more affordable than I expected and their food was very tasty. Take sunscreen for the day trip. My husband and I went for our... More 

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Baraboo, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The travel itself was okay. Emerald Bay was interesting but at night it was pretty dark. The full moon made the trip back nice. It was very puzzling when we neared the dock and made another small circle. The rumor was we were short of the three hour tour. The meal on the boat was not very good. My salmon... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The trip was good. Very interesting narration about Emerald Bay. We book the dinner/dance cruise. The food was not good. My salmon was overcooked and the rice was cold. Our server, Jose, heard me about the rice and brought me another immediately, it was very nice of him, but it wasn't very tasty. The band was good. Many people was... More 

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Santa Clara, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been going to Tahoe over many years and my wife grew up in Tahoe. Now we're doing an annual trip in August. Looking for things to do I thought what about that paddle wheel boat ride and have lunch and wine on it. They have a recorded history of the lake which was very interesting and we went from... More 

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