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Tahoe Gal Cruises

952 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, CA 96145
+1 800-218-2464
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Too expensive for what you get.

Went for a lunch cruise, 2 adults 1 child. Boat was late returning from brunch cruise. Spouse... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
lito2017
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Chandler, Arizona
Fabulous Lunchtime Tour to Emerald Bay

We took the 3.5 hour lunchtime cruise to Emerald Bay and LOVED our experience! The views were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emily W
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Join the fun and romance of a Lake Tahoe Cruise aboard the Tahoe Gal. Departing from Tahoe City, we offer daily sightseeing cruises and specialty cruises on the beautiful waters of Lake Tahoe. The Tahoe Gal is an iconic 120 passenger paddle wheeler located in Lake Tahoe, California. The Tahoe Gal departs daily from Tahoe City, cruising to Emerald Bay and along the North and West Shores of Lake Tahoe. With our galley and full bar, we offer the perfect venue for exclusive charters and special celebrations. The Tahoe Gal offers a memorable Lake Tahoe Cruise experience. See Lake Tahoe in a whole new way during your Lake Tahoe boat tour on the Tahoe Gal!
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“lunch cruise” (24 reviews)
“nachos” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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952 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, CA 96145
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+1 800-218-2464
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Went for a lunch cruise, 2 adults 1 child. Boat was late returning from brunch cruise. Spouse missed the small print indicating lunch was not included. The food was bar food but expensive and nothing notable. I will admit the drinks were very good. Head...More

Thank lito2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the 3.5 hour lunchtime cruise to Emerald Bay and LOVED our experience! The views were phenomenal, the boat ride relaxing, the commentary interesting, and the food yummy. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable. It was the perfect way to see much of the...More

Thank Emily W
Reviewed 1 week ago

After 40 yrs of coming to Lake Tahoe, we finally got on a boat. This cruise allowed us to see Tahoe from an entirely different perspective, and it is magnificent. The Tahoe Gal is comfortable with views from every seat. The staff is friendly. There...More

Thank explorenature2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lunch cruise is the longest at three and a half hours and is a very pleasant way to spend an afternoon. The captains commentary as we progressed around this enormous lake was very informative and the background music pleasant. The cocktail and wine lists...More

Thank Player66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was incredible. We considered renting a boat for a day, but it was $699 for 4 hrs! This was a perfect opportunity. We got to have drinks and lunch, while taking in the views, and the tour guide was incredibly knowledgeable about the history...More

Thank Amanda W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We brought our grandma on this lunch cruise and enjoyed the experience. We liked how there was dedicated parking for Tahoe Gal that is right next to the ramp down to the pier. The only downside is that while we arrived slightly early, there was...More

Thank jeckees
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With a 1 year old we didn't want a long cruise so the brunch option was perfect. We went down to the Godfather 2 house and Capitan Jerry did good narration throughout. It was midweek and not busy so plenty of room to walk around....More

Thank wackyracers5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked and paid for the Happy Hour Cruise for 3 on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017 for the Monday Aug. 21 cruise. At 2 PM on the day of the cruise I received a phone call that the cruise had been cancelled due to "unforeseen...More

1  Thank Willmese
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really nice afternoon. Tok our 2 grandsons 5 & 8. They liked it a lot BUT the last hour was a bit too long for them. (no other kids on this particular day) We've been before w our other 2 grandsons about the same ages...More

Thank ina504
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We took our children and parents (ages 6 to 86) on this boat cruise - it isn't high speed or adventurous, but it is lovely and a nice way to spend an afternoon. Our captain was entertaining and accommodating with music and letting the kids...More

Thank carahunt2017
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Pamela M
24 June 2017|
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Response from Cheryl B | Property representative |
You can access a Class I walking and bike path from the Tahoe Gal parking lot that takes you directly down to the pier. (There is a steep bumpy path from the Lighthouse Center that we do not recommend) If you need assistance... More
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Pamela M
24 June 2017|
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Response from Cheryl B | Property representative |
You can access a Class I walking and bike path from the Tahoe Gal parking lot that takes you directly down to the pier. If you need assistance with the wheelchair on the path, please call the Tahoe Gal office at... More
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smclevenger
11 October 2016|
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Response from Cheryl B | Property representative |
The Tahoe Gal operates May through October. Our hours vary from early season, high season and late season. Please visit our website for a detailed schedule and pricing. We are also available by phone to assist you.
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