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Lake Lure Tours

2930 Memorial Hwy, Lake Lure, NC 28746-9249
+1 828-625-1373
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The pontoon rental experience was the best part of our trip to NC!

The pontoon rental was an awesome experience with amazing views! We jumped off the boat and went... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Diane M
via mobile
Wonderful boat ride

Our guide was very informative and the boat ride was very nice. We had a great time. The only... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Central New York
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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.
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  • 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 4 weeks ago via mobile

The pontoon rental was an awesome experience with amazing views! We jumped off the boat and went swimming in the lake where Dirty Dancing was filmed! Great family time!

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our guide was very informative and the boat ride was very nice. We had a great time. The only thing that ruined the tour for us a bit, was a large family on the boat that were very disruptive. The grandfather refused to sit down...More

Thank geejam
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This is a pleasant, relaxing hour boat ride. The narrator did a good job and the wave action was very small. A great place to take out of town visitors, especially Dirty Dancing fans.

1  Thank Gerald G
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We have taken the Lake Lure Boat Tour twice and thoroughly enjoyed it both times. The boats have comfortable seating and are covered. The tour guides are very knowledgeable about the history of Lake Lure, Chimney Rock and the surrounding mountains. You will be able...More

Thank dweath1
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We went exploring North Carolina and happened upon Lake Lure. It's a lovely spot and a boat tour is a must. There's plenty of parking adjacent to the marina. The boat tours are reasonably priced with a discount for those 62 and over. The boats...More

1  Thank Vickie S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

If you're spending any time in Lake Lure, it's important to know the lay of the land...or the lay of the lake, rather. I've been on this boat tour a few times and have enjoyed each trip. Dwayne was our guide this week, and he...More

1  Thank Barry S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

If you vacation the week of July 4, you expect lots of crowds. We visited Lake Lure on July 4 and found Chimney Rock traffic packed halfway down the mountain. We headed on to Lake Lure for the boat tour and expected it to be...More

Thank Krista G
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent trip with Ed and only 4 passengers mid-afternoon. He was guide 14 years ago, had & sold business & has returned to be knowledgeable guide again in 2017! A real highlight.

Thank Rob H
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Dewayne was our captain today- he gave us a fun and informative tour. The scenery was breathtaking... the tour was the best way to see the lake and appreciate the majesty of the surrounding mountains. This is our second time on the boat tour and...More

Thank suevc
Reviewed 7 July 2017

My husband, son, and I had the pleasure of going on the Lake Lure Boat tour with our informative and extremely personable Captain Duane, even though we got caught in a rain storm our Captain made the tour fun and pleasurable. Our family highly recommends...More

Thank balc4532017
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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.
Becky M
27 September 2016|
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Response from ralebe | Reviewed this property |
Food is great.