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Jocassee Lake Tours

161 Holcombe Cir, Salem, SC 29676-2306
+1 864-280-5501
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Nestled in the absolutely beautiful western SC mountains is Lake Jocassee, part of Devils Lake... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
South Carolina
Pontoon cruise

A nice afternoon, with our guide. He had a # of fun/interesting stories. Nice way to spend a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Salem, South Carolina
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“hour tour” (11 reviews)
161 Holcombe Cir, Salem, SC 29676-2306
+1 864-280-5501
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nestled in the absolutely beautiful western SC mountains is Lake Jocassee, part of Devils Lake State Park. A long ways from nowhere, but worth the scenic drive. The Lake tours are filled with information about the history of the lake, geology, flora and fauna of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice afternoon, with our guide. He had a # of fun/interesting stories. Nice way to spend a beautiful 1/2 day, in God's Country.

Thank Slick2610
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We chose the sunset cruise with Tricia and it was wonderful, educational experience. Tricia's enthusiasm for the area was contagious! All 6 of us enjoyed the adventure. Terry

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the area as part of a weekend excursion. We were looking forward to seeing the sights but expecting the typical tour with "canned" talks and "cookie cutter" stops. We quickly discovered that Jocassee Lake Tours is unique. Kay tailored a...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thought on renting a boat, but nobody would rent one for people who didn't have boat driving experience... We ended up booking a 4 hour private tour with them, and it was the best decision ever. The price was very reasonable, and the best...More

Thank Silvio R
Reviewed 6 September 2017

I went on the 4 hour boat tour with a friend last weekend. Boat tour is a misnomer because it's so much more! Zac was out guide and was very knowledgeable about the lake, the surroundings, the homes, the bird and animal life and also...More

Thank Stacey4705
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We live within an hour of Lake Jocassee and even have our own boat on nearby Lake Keowee. Yet we have been on three tours with Jocassee Lake Tours three times in recent years. We can HIGHLY RECOMMEND this tour group! They are so kind...More

Thank joannepcoggins
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We had such a great time on a privately scheduled adventure tour and had a great tour guide named Dan. Dan took us to the most amazing, breathtaking places on the lake. Every stop was unique and had its own little character. We jumped off...More

Thank loves2travel6
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Went on the sunset cruise and our tour guide, Trisha, was incredibly knowledgeable! She was patient with everyone who had comments and answered all of our questions. The lake was gorgeous as well, as always, but this sunset cruise was awesome! Thanks for a great...More

Thank dgravely1963
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This was our family's third trip with Jocassee Lake Tours - better known as Brooks and Kay - terrific and fun people. We explored parts of the lake we hadn't seen previously, swam in waterfalls (our favorite) and just enjoyed the beauty of the lake....More

Thank Don W
Brooks W, Owner at Jocassee Lake Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thanks for the kind words, Don. We always look forward to your visits.

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2 July 2017|
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Response from Bev J | Reviewed this property |
Generally, both owners don't go on the tour so it is likely you could be on the boat without the dog. They are very nice people and I believe if you emailed them with your concern, they would be very accommodating. Good luck... More
11 April 2017|
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Response from Kay W | Property representative |
We do welcome well behaved lap dogs under 30 pounds on our public tours. We occasionally have a guest bring a larger dog (and they don't always tell us a dog is coming!) and as long as everyone else is okay with that, we are... More
Julie C
21 March 2017|
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Response from Kay W | Property representative |
Hi Julie! I know the date has passed but I want to clarify a previous answer. Devils Fork State Park does NOT offer tours at all. Eclectic Sun is the on-site provider at DFSP for pontoon and kayak rentals. JLT works with ES... More