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Tahoe Gal Cruises

952 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, CA 96145
+1 530-583-0141
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Perfect day Cruise.

It was 62 degree sunny, Lake was like glass. We boarded at Tahoe City, 80 plus people, Mixed aged... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rex S
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Winston, Oregon
enjoyable cruise

We decided on this cruise over the MS Dixie because it is longer and cheaper. I appreciated the... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
anthdancer
,
San Francisco, California
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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!
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lunch cruise” (28 reviews)
“nachos” (11 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
952 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, CA 96145
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+1 530-583-0141
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was 62 degree sunny, Lake was like glass. We boarded at Tahoe City, 80 plus people, Mixed aged group and everyone seemed to sync together well, met a great couple from Louisiana, we bonded and had adventures together in Virginia City the next day....More

Thank Rex S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We decided on this cruise over the MS Dixie because it is longer and cheaper. I appreciated the private parking lot and picturesque boat dock area. The food was surprisingly good and you can find 2 for 1 coupons in local travel guides to save...More

Thank anthdancer
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We went on this lunch cruise to learn about the area from the tour guide. Had to be in the inside cabin because it was too cold outside. Never heard a word of what the guide shared. Too noisy in the bar/cabin to hear him....More

Thank JustJohnson
Cheryl B, Owner at Tahoe Gal Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to send a review. I sincerely apologize that you could not hear the Captain. I will definitely look into purchasing headphones. I think it is an excellent idea.

Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This seemed to be the longest of the sightseeing cruises available so we chose this one over others. It was a very pleasant tour. The Captain and crew were very nice and the Captain very knowledgeable about the lake and surrounding area. The return trip...More

Thank Bri_Carol
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Overall trip is very boring!!! Goes from one side of the lake and then back. So everything you see and hear about the lake,,, once you get to the other side of the lake, you have see it all and know everything on the way...More

Thank Marjorie K
Reviewed 26 September 2017

First mistake was that we learned that the meal wasn't included with the ticket. Glad we went on the lunch cruise as I would hate to see what our dinner would have been like. Order a Chicken Caesar wrap which as basically all lettuce and...More

Thank Scotty M
Reviewed 20 September 2017

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 18 September 2017 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 15 September 2017

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 13 September 2017

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
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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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