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About Lake Lure Tours
Discover the beauty and charm of Lake Lure. Relax on one of our covered tour boats while your skipper guides you past local attractions and landmarks such as the locations used in filming the popular Dirty Dancing and the recently restored historic 1927 Lake Lure Inn and Spa. Listen to the legends, and learn about the natural and cultural history of Hickory Nut Gorge, home to Lake Lure, North Carolina.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Caroline B wrote a review Yesterday
Jupiter, Florida1 contribution
the pontoon boat was wonderful, we rented the boat for 2 hours, 9 people for the 10 person boat - it was suppose to be $200. they charged us $260 because all their 10 person boats were rented. Not my fault they gave us a 13 person boat, I want a refund of $60, all I am getting is the run-around, called twice, emailed twice, I was told "Corporate" would call us within 48 hrs, its been over a month. I do not recommend this company - they are plenty of others there that are honest.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Brenda H wrote a review Jul 2022
Merriam21 contributions3 helpful votes
Captain Duane did a great job telling the history of Lake Lure. Much better than we anticipated. Highly recommend! Only downside was the first come tickets.
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Date of experience: July 2022
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sage97 wrote a review Jul 2022
owings mills maryland494 contributions147 helpful votes
The tickets are sold first come first serve. So get there early. After we purchased our tickets we still had a hour wait to take the boat ride. We learned the history of the lake and area. We saw truly amazing houses and where part of Dirty Dancing was filmed. The tour guide was truly engaging, sorry I don't remember his name, he said he was originally from Philly. Thanks for a great time.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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Doretha M wrote a review Jun 2022
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Getting in the Lake to stay cool and enjoying the food and ice cream. Taking my puppies on the walking trail.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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MandR65 wrote a review Jun 2022
Raleigh, North Carolina115 contributions42 helpful votes
Lake Lure Tours leave on the hour from 11 am through 5 pm. BUT, be aware, they sell tickets daily on a first-come-first-served basis starting at 10 am. We did not realize that and arrived at about 10:45 to purchase tickets and they were sold out until the 3 pm tour. We did the tour at 3 and were so glad we did. Nice covered pontoon boat that seats about 16-18. Great narration, beautiful scenery.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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