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Address: Zephyr Cove Resort, NV
Phone Number: +1 702-588-3508
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Paddlewheel boat offering daytime and dinner cruises.

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US$ 62.50*
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Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay Cruise on M.S. Dixie II
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US$ 95.00*
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M.S Dixie II Sunset Dinner Cruise

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The Emerald Bay Cruise is an excellent way to begin a stay at Lake Tahoe. It's a relaxed trip that puts you out on the lake, and the narration provides the history and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 September 2016
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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32 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The Emerald Bay Cruise is an excellent way to begin a stay at Lake Tahoe. It's a relaxed trip that puts you out on the lake, and the narration provides the history and interesting facts about Lake Tahoe. The prize of the trip is the visit to Emerald Bay - a spot that can only be described as beautiful.

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DeLeon Springs, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We received a lovely lunch with delicious deserts and amiable staff. A wonderful cruise and the weather cooperated nicely. An amazing experience

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Smithfield, Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We rode the Tahoe Queen for a Lunch cruise. The trip on the lake was outstanding. The luncheon was not that great because of the number of people on board. Seating was not the best for lunch. The sights were beautiful and the weather as pleasant.

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Aliso Viejo, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The dinner cruise was very relaxing, we were served a 3 course dinner and then retired to the top deck where we watched the sun set and adored the "Saucer Clouds" in the sky.

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Highland Park, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We took the afternoon cruise to Emerald Bay. It was a lovely ride. The view coming into Emerald Bay is stunning. I admit the ride is a bit long but worth it just to get that view. It was a very pleasant afternoon spent aboard the MS Dixie II. Make sure you apply plenty of sunscreen if you are going... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

We took the 2 hour daytime cruise to Emerald Bay on one of their 2 paddle wheel boats. The scenery in Emerald Bay is beautiful. The boat had a full bar, restaurant and gift shop. Not a bad way to spend a couple of hours at Lake Tahoe.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The dinner was good but not great. It's banquet-style seating and serving. We were in Emerald Bay while the sun was setting but I don't think that is the best location to watch the sun set (the mountains obscure the view). The best part of the cruise was after the meal when we could go to the upper deck and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

The staff is amazing. The scenery to die for. Large boat that can accommodate large groups. Two hour tour full of memories. Tip the staff s they make the trip incredible.

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Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

We took a 1 and half hours cruise on the lake which was so peaceful; we were away from the hustle and bustle of life amidst nature with beautiful Sierra Nevada snow capped mountains in the background. We never got tired of clicking pictures or taking videos. Sitting on the deck sipping cool drinks watching the scenery is one of... More 

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Henderson, NV
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

So glad we booked ahead due to the 4th of July holiday weekend! We sailed on the MS Dixie II a three level paddle boat ship. Staff were friendly and serving staff had their work cut out for them since it was two dinner seating cruise. Try to get the 1st dinner seating as this is the best one. You... More 

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