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M.S. Dixie II

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Address: Highway 50 at Zephyr Cove, Zephyr Cove, NV 89448
Phone Number: +1 775-589-4906
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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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Pleasant Cruise on a beautiful Lake

While in Tahoe, a cruise on a paddlewheel boat is a fun thing to do. Our plan was to have lunch and enjoy the scenery from the dining room. Our table was by a window, giving us... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 October 2016
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Cupertino, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Different experience. We took the dinner cruise in winter. Cosy , fine dining setting, 3 course dinner menu.. beautiful choice, huge servings. Loved the way of service and people with smiles. Our server was Michael. Very nice guy !

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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lake Tahoe tour of the MS Dixie II was very enjoyable. Make sure you ask for the AAA discount - we found out about it from the couple in line behind us!!! We sat on the top deck - XM music played and you could hear all of the narration! The tour does NOT go around the lake -... More 

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Wyoming
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the cruise and lunch. The perspective of Lake Tahoe from the middle of the lake is different than from shore, with fantastic views. We got on the boat early enough to get great seats on the top deck. The crew and staff were excellent.

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Georgetown, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having visited Tahoe many, many times this was our 1st boat ride. It is way too crowded, P.A. system with interesting facts, can't be heard over noisy passengers. Wanted outdoor seating & could only find room to sit on life vest box. Over priced, about $100.00 per couple. Our hotel did tell us about the free shuttle so we saved... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must see while in Tahoe!! Spend an afternoon on the water and touring Emerald Island. The sun was out and the water was sparkling. Loved the informative information that was presented over the loud speaker. The bartenders were good, just needed to serve drinks and not food so the line went longer.

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There are many ways to experience Lake Tahoe such as boating, kayak, fishing, etc. but if you want a laid back experience and watch nature as you cruise. Then take the cruise. I was planning to ride the Tahoe Queen to experienced paddle wheeler boat ride but during July 2016 it was decommission for repair and only M.S. Dixie II... More 

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Lilburn, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Great views from any level. Probably need to get advance reservation. Has food on 2nd level that is extra but well worth the price. Recommend the hot chocklate when cold like the day we traveled.

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Lewisville, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

If you really want to see Lake Tahoe the best way is on the MS Dixie II. There are two options, the noon regular cruise (which offers lunch) or the evening dinner cruise (more expensive). The cruise takes about two hours and goes from Zephyr Cove across to Emerald Bay and back. NOTE: AAA and AARP members can get discounted... More 

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Ventura, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Know your weather, be prepared. Warm jackets may seem excessive on shore, but could be essential on the boat. Beautiful views, friendly service, food drinks sold on board. People brought drinks on, backpacks, nothing was turned away. Be aware Eagle nest at entrance to Emerald Bay. As you enter it's on your left, obvious top of a dead leafless tree.

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Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

While in Tahoe, a cruise on a paddlewheel boat is a fun thing to do. Our plan was to have lunch and enjoy the scenery from the dining room. Our table was by a window, giving us a good view. I ordered a Turkey Club Sandwich for $12. It was very good. Lemonade was just $3 and beer was $6.... More 

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