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Enjoy Lake Tahoe's only public boat cruise, on the most historic Tahoe vessel, to the Thunderbird Lodge. Cruise departs Zephyr Cove Resort and Marina at 10am Tuesday -Saturday. A light breakfast and lunch is included. The boat has a fully stocked...more
760 Hwy 50, Zephyr Cove, NV 89448
+1 775-230-8907
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

On our 30th Anniversary I was treated to a trip to South Lake Tahoe as part of our Membership orientation for Diamond Resorts. Part of the trip was an upgrade of an extra day plus a cruise on the historic "Tahoe" cruiser (a high speed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mark M
Reviewed 29 August 2018

All I can say is "WOW!"-- we booked Cruise Tahoe on a whim for our wedding and it ended up being the highlight of the entire day. They picked us up at Ski Run Marina after our church ceremony and took us to our reception...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jack T
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

I took both of their cruises. The boat is lovely. The crew, Stacey and Chris were fabulous. Both of their tours were very informative and fun. I highly recommend.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kpstop
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Several of my friends raved about this tour that my friends and I wanted to take it. We were staying in South Lake Tahoe and opted for the boat ride to the Lodge rather than driving up to Incline Village and taking a bus to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Chris L, Owner at Cruise Tahoe, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thanks so much for choosing to cruise and visit the Thunderbird Lodge with us! We certainly appreciate the feedback!!

Reviewed 15 September 2017

We booked the excursion that included a wonderful two hour boat ride from Zephyr Cove to the Whittlel House, and Thunderbird. Our boat captain and tour guide Stacy was top notch. She knew the story of many important properties along the lake, and took the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

My husband and I have been boating and snow skiing at Lake Tahoe since we were both children. Over the years we've visited the many beautiful and informative sites around the lake (e.g., Vikingsholm, Tallac cottages, Hellman-Ehrman Mansion, Emigrant Trail Museum in Donner, Pope Estate,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank bmvarnau
Reviewed 8 August 2017

For a stunning and unforgettable trip up famous Lake Tahoe to the impressive and historic Whittel mansion, hop aboard the Tahoe leaving the Tahoe Keys regularly. George Whittel built his mansion on the north eastern shore of the lake complete with room for exotic animals...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Phil H
Chris L, Owner at Cruise Tahoe, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you so much for the review and we are glad you enjoyed the trip! One minor detail however is that we leave regularly from Zephyr Cove Resort and Marina, not the Tahoe Keys.

Reviewed 29 August 2016

We had a wonderful captain take us on a 2 hour cruise to the Thunderbird Lodge on Tahoe's East Shore. He was very knowledgeable of the history of that side of Lake Tahoe and made the cruise very interesting. A light continental breakfast was served...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank Cathleen L
Reviewed 22 August 2015

We took the Tahoe from Zepher cove up to the Thunderbird Lodge. It was about 2 hours but didnt seem like it. The boat is beautiful, and they served refreshments and danish on the way. The captain and mate were very knowledgable about the boat...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank 344LisaJ
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Our group opted for an early evening cruise to Emerald Bay. We brought along sandwiches and beverages were provided. My husband has mobility issues and we were nervous about him climbing onto the boat in the strong wind, but the crew was very helpful and...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Terry Lynn E
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