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Lake Lure Tours

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Address: 2930 Memorial Hwy., Lake Lure, NC
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Discover the beauty and charm of Lake Lure. Relax on one of our covered...

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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Wonderful dinner cruise experience despite the rain!

Kudos to our captain for being funny, kind and nice despite the rain! It was a nice, informative cruise, just a bit longer and different that the day cruise which I'd also done... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Cindy F
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Kudos to our captain for being funny, kind and nice despite the rain! It was a nice, informative cruise, just a bit longer and different that the day cruise which I'd also done with my children a few months ago (and also recommend). The weather was the only down side and it was completely out of the captain's control. He... More 

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Middleborough, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

I went on this tour last week with my boyfriend, aunt, and uncle. It was a nice time. There are many beautiful homes, but some of them were a bit ridiculous and over the top. It was interesting hearing the history of the lake. It is a very beautiful area. Just be prepared to be looking at houses more than... More 

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114 reviews
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This was a date night adventure and it was very nice. We did the dinner cruse. Our Capt was very knowledgable and so friendly. You will see many historical parts of the lake and hear some great history about the lake on this trip. I think it would be great for kids also. Our guide was great as I have... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A little disappointed when one of the first historical sites mentioned wasn't passed since it was in a no wake zone, but the tour was worth it for the hour long tour at $13 (senior price) Also, it's close enough to walk over to the Lake Lure Inn, or the Flower bridge when you're done.

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Lenoir, North Carolina
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We finished off our dirty dancing festival with a boat tour on the lake with Dwayne as our driver. He was awesome ! We enjoyed his humor along with being a great historian of Lake Lure!

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Montgomery, Texas
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is a 1 hr trip on a pontoon boat around Lake Lure. Gorgeous area, some fun facts from the Captain and we had a lovely day for a cruise.

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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

The guide has lots of information and fun stories. He was very customer oriented and really seemed to want everyone to have a nice time. Would recommend if you are in the area.

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Clyde, North Carolina, United States
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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

for $15 you get to ride in a boat and see where two scenes of the movie "Dirty Dancing" was filmed. My teenage girls were disappointed.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

If you want to hear the Captain, avoid families with noisy young children. The stories of homeowners along the shore were entertaining. He pointed out the place where part of Dirty Dancing was filmed and told a story about that. The one hour trip was relaxing and entertaining.

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Chennai, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We went on a family outing. We were 7 adults and 4 children. We had an exclusive boat for the family and enjoyed a boat ride for about an hour. Our pilot/master of the boat was very friendly and a humourous person. He has a good knowledge about the lake and the surrounding area. He was explaining every bit of... More 

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