Lake Tahoe Cruises

27th September, 2019

Nothing beats cruising the crystal-clear water of Lake Tahoe while taking in some of the best natural beauty in the world. Visitors have been enjoying Lake Tahoe cruises for well over a century and the variety of cruises available offer the perfect fit for any interest or budget. Check out our breakdown of the top Lake Tahoe cruises.  

Bleu Wave

This special 1966 Million Dollar Classic Yacht has traveled the globe and now resides in Lake Tahoe. The 70-foot Bleu Wave boasts luxurious amenities including a fully stocked bar with fireplace, private lounge, stateroom, fly-bridge, gigantic party bow, restrooms and full climate controlled indoor facilities. Their public cruises travel to Emerald Bay from the Tahoe Keys Marina for wonderful lunch or amazing sunset cruises year-round.

Bleu Wave

Cruise Tahoe

Hop aboard the pristine 1950 wood cruiser called “The Tahoe” for either of its two excursions, the Emerald Bay Cruise/Vikingsholm Castle or Thunderbird Lodge cruise and tour theses famous properties. Both tours include a luxurious boat ride, half-hour walking tour, and wine with light appetizers on the return trip. Guests can also purchase Bloody Marys or Mimosas while viewing lakefront estates and learning interesting Tahoe history.

Cruise Tahoe

Golden Rose/Safari Rose

For the wine lovers cruise out on the Golden Rose by Tahoe Tastings and experience special wines from Northern California vineyards. Each cruise offers eight different wines including sparkling, whites and reds from locations such as Napa Valley, Anderson Valley, and El Dorado, Amador and Placer counties. The lineup is hand-selected and each wine is exclusive to the winery tasting room aboard the Golden Rose. The 1953 Chris Craft Venetian Water Taxi departs from Tahoe Keys Marina to Emerald Bay.

Safari Rose

If you prefer a magical Tahoe sunset as the perfect backdrop check out the Safari Rose and enjoy their Sunset Champagne cruise sipping on complimentary house champagne, wine, domestic beer, and non-alcoholic drinks. The 80-foot yacht is without a doubt the largest, most luxurious vessel on Lake Tahoe. Built in 1959 for the 3M Corporation, this yacht has 4 bathrooms, dining room, heated salon with leather and teak, full bar, beautiful enclosed fantail, sun deck, and even a cozy fireplace. The lunch and sunset champagne cruises include tours of Lake Tahoe’s West and South shores with stops in Emerald Bay. Also, the seasonal South Shore sightseeing cruise offers half-priced drinks throughout the trip’s duration.

Tahoe Amore 

Tahoe Amore blends the Venetian culture with the natural beauty of Lake Tahoe on their Gondola rides. Just sit back and let the gondolier guide you to an unforgettable experience. Tahoe Amore was founded on the idea of blending the Venetian culture with a touch of magic, to showcase the beauty of Lake Tahoe. One of the first things that come to mind when you think of Venice, Italy is that it’s the city of romance. That same romance is alive in Lake Tahoe with its beauty and grace.

Tahoe Amore Gondola

The area surrounding the Tahoe Keys Marina resemble the canals of Italy, but the water and atmosphere are even more picturesque. Tahoe Amore is here to blend the romance of Italy with the serenity of beautiful Lake Tahoe. You get the best of both worlds with Tahoe Amore in an experience you’ll never forget.

MS Dixie II

The M.S. Dixie II, a 500-passenger paddle wheeler is one of the most entertaining Lake Tahoe daytime scenic cruise on Lake Tahoe and was voted “Best Cruise in Nevada” by Nevada Magazine. This 2.5-hour scenic daytime cruise offers awe-inspiring photo opportunities and fresh crisp air that has a way of stealing a piece of your heart. As you cruise to Emerald Bay, you'll learn some fascinating Lake Tahoe history including how it was formed and more during a special video presentation. You’ll easily find the best place on-deck to snap the best Instagram worthy photos.

MS Dixie

After exploring the waters of Lake Tahoe and you've captured some amazing photos that would rival the cover of a National Geographic magazine, come and relax in our comfortable guest rooms. Our friendly front desk staff can also offer up some wonderful dining recommendations for the perfect ending to a phenomenal day. Book online or contact our in-house reservation team at 1.800.877.1466