Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay Cruise on M.S. Dixie II

Take a 2-hour sightseeing cruise on the M.S. Dixie II around magnificent Lake Tahoe to savor the wonders of this picturesque area. Discover breathtaking views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Emerald Bay, charming Fannette Island and Vikingsholm Castle.
2 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

M.S Dixie II Sunset Dinner Cruise

A delightful combination of dining, dancing and sightseeing make for an unforgettable evening on beautiful Lake Tahoe. Watch the sun go down over Lake Tahoe on the M.S Dixie II Sunset Dinner Cruise.
3 hours
Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Emerald Bay Helicopter Tour

Never been up in a helicopter before? Well, this is the perfect introduction! Your 10 minute flight takes you up and over the beautiful Emerald Bay, high over Vikingsholm Castle and by Fallen Leaf Lake before descending back to earth. A truly memorable experience!
10 minutes
Day Trips & Excursions

Wild West Tour from Lake Tahoe with Train Ride

Delve into Nevada’s Wild West mining history on this tour from South Lake Tahoe to Virginia City, a mining boomtown listed on the US National Register of Historic Places. With a knowledgeable guide, travel along part of the Pony Express on the drive to Virginia City, where you’ll take a ride on the Virginia & Truckee Railroad. Then explore the town however you wish, checking out museums and visiting the saloon.
7 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

El Dorado Wine Country Tour from South Lake Tahoe

Discover more of the Lake Tahoe region than the lake itself on this day trip to El Dorado wine region, just west of South Lake Tahoe in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. With a knowledgeable wine guide, you’ll visit six area wineries, known for their welcoming and rustic atmospheres. Plus, stop by Boa Vista, one of the region’s many fruit orchards, and enjoy an alfresco lunch amid towering oak trees. Round-trip transportation from South Lake Tahoe is included.
7 hours
Outdoor Activities

Lake Tahoe Circle Tour Including Squaw Valley

Admire Lake Tahoe from every angle on this scenic tour that takes you all the way around the lake with a local insider guide. As you travel a total of about 70 miles (110 km), you’ll stop at Emerald Bay and Sand Harbor — two of the lake’s best viewpoints — and visit Tahoe City, a bustling small town on the north shore. Plus, explore the mountain village at Squaw Valley ski resort. During the trip, listen to your guide’s stories and interesting facts about the lake’s history and highlights.
7 hours
Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Zephyr Cove Helicopter Tour

Up, up and away! Take to the skies for a spectacular 20 minute flight over Lake Tahoe's South Shore. Look for the boats dotting the lake beneath you, the surrounding dense forests and the beautiful mountain peaks. Every passenger has a window seat, so you are guaranteed the best possible views. This is an absolute must while in Tahoe!
20 minutes
Day Trips & Excursions

Small-Group Tour of Yosemite from Lake Tahoe

Join us on this exclusive fully narrated journey to Yosemite National Park from Lake Tahoe by a professional tour guide. This is an opportunity to experience the vast array of unique and beautiful features of the High Sierra. See why this jewel of America is a memory of a lifetime which has inspired all who were touched by it. This tour includes morning snacks, picnic lunch and drinks such as beer and wine. Depending on time of the year and weather, you'll walk to either Yosemite Falls or Bridalvail Falls
14 hours
Water Sports

South Lake Tahoe Parasailing

Enjoy fantastic views of Lake Tahoe from the air as you soar hundreds of feet above the surface of the water! On a parasailing ride from South Lake Tahoe, fly like a bird above the lake at a height of 200, 350 or 500 feet (61, 107 or 152 meters). With an experienced crew, you’ll enjoy an exhilarating and safe experience as you gaze down on Lake Tahoe’s crystal-clear waters.
1 hour
Water Sports

Emerald Bay Jet Ski Tour from South Lake Tahoe

Ride from South Lake Tahoe to Emerald Bay by Jet Ski on this 2-hour morning tour! Enjoy speeding across the lake before it gets too crowded and choppy, reaching Emerald Bay — one of the lake’s most beautiful spots — quickly and easily. Putter around the only island on Lake Tahoe, and then pull onto the beach to explore a historic beachside mansion known as Vikingsholm. Take a short hike to Eagle Falls before hopping back on your Jet Ski to return to South Lake!
2 hours