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Lake Lure Tours

2930 Memorial Hwy, Lake Lure, NC 28746-9249
+1 828-625-1373
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Sit in the back

We arrived right at 12 noon and took a chance on getting 4 tickets on a pontoon boat tour that was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Pine Bush, New York
Fun Boat Tour of the Lake

We really enjoyed this boat tour of the lake. Steve was our guide and gave us lots of history of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
West Columbia, South Carolina
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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.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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2930 Memorial Hwy, Lake Lure, NC 28746-9249
+1 828-625-1373
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We arrived right at 12 noon and took a chance on getting 4 tickets on a pontoon boat tour that was in the process of loading. Nothing ventured, nothing gained. Viola... we lucked out with the last 4 seats. Because we were last on, we...More

1  Thank 2Old2DieYoung
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed this boat tour of the lake. Steve was our guide and gave us lots of history of the lake, its inhabitants, some of the homes, and some entertainment, too. It's about an hour long. I loved being able to learn more about...More

1  Thank SoldByNicole
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancée and I were aboard the last dinner cruise of the year and we had a great time. We were at the dock at 345pm to register and get our tickets which only took a few minutes. We set sail at 4pm, learned about...More

1  Thank Michael D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband & I recently took the boat tour. We are glad we did. It was worth the ticket and allowed us to see the area and learn about it--all while being "escorted" on a pontoon boat that kept us out of the sun. Our...More

2  Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I traveled to Lake Lure for the day without any expectations of what to do. We decided to purchase tickets for the lake cruise and were pleasantly pleased with the overall experience. The lake is small so the hour cruise was just...More

1  Thank KPiczkur
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the one hour Lake Lure Boat Tour. We had a great time, on a beautiful day. This is a great way to see the lake and the beautiful landscapes. We can't wait to do the Dinner Cruise when we return.

Thank mikeyt62
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This tour is quite pleasant. We have taken it a few times and enjoyed it every time. Highlights include the "million dollar view" and the cruise past sites related to the Dirty Dancing film site. The scenery is spectacular and the guides are very good.

Thank TryTraveler
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The day we took the tour of the lake was absolutely perfect. Rick Brown was our captain/tour guide and did a good job of talking about the interesting things on the lake (where Dirty Dancing was filmed, certain homes, how the lake was made.) I...More

Thank Marie S
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Dwayne took us on a fabulous boat tour and had fascinating stories of many properties on the lake. We really enjoyed this tour and the million dollar views.

Thank SharonSteinkraus
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

After reading many reviews we decided to include a pontoon tour through Lake Lure Tours into our itinerary. No where did anyone suggest reservations. Read tours were "top of every hour." We arrived & they were sold out! We were very disappointed. But they did...More

Thank kawest
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Susan O
23 September 2017|
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Response from Larry T | Reviewed this property |
I do not think that pets are allowed on the boat tours. I did not see any pets when we made the tour.
19 July 2017|
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Response from cathleen c | Reviewed this property |
The Flat Rock Play house is next to Hendersonville. It is the state theatre of North Carolina, and has excellent quality shows. They have events scheduled throughout the year.
27 May 2017|
Response from lori_and_matt | Reviewed this property |
Our tour lasted about an hour.