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Take a boat tour on Lake Tahoe to soak up the alpine beauty of Emerald Bay, one of the lake’s most scenic spots. As you glide across the water on the M.S. Dixie II, admire the surrounding Sierra Nevadas, and cruise past Emerald Bay’s Fannete Island, the lake’s only island, as well as Vikingsholm Castle, a unique home on the shore. Plus, watch a video on board about the interesting underwater features of the lake.
Tahoe photographic tours offer a unique way to enjoy Lake Tahoe’s natural wonders and receive photography tips as you are led by an experienced photo guide who provides tips and shares information about the area. Whether you’re looking to snap a poster-worthy shot of snow-covered mountains, towering trees, wild flowers or the glassy lake itself, you’ll learn how to shoot in the great outdoors and see some of Lake Tahoe’s most beautiful natural sights, including Emerald Bay. Select either a half-day or full-day tour.
Watch the sun slip behind the mountains on a Lake Tahoe dinner cruise aboard the M.S. Dixie II, and enjoy champagne, live music and an elegant dinner on the water. Dance to tunes from the local Steve Walker Band, see a spectacular Sierra sunset, then sit down for a freshly prepared meal. Enjoy selections like grass-fed beef or trout, organic greens, and vegetables. Finish the evening with fresh berries and cake as the first stars appear above the peaks, and Lake Tahoe’s scenic shoreline is illuminated.
Explore the scenic highlights of Yosemite National Park on a full-day, small-group guided trip from Lake Tahoe with a lunchtime picnic beside Cascade Falls. Capture unforgettable images of the park’s soaring rock walls and craggy peaks then enjoy an invigorating hike to Yosemite Falls or Bridalveil Falls, where high-mountain rivers tumble from sheer granite cliffs. Spot rock climbers scaling the face of El Capitan, watch for deer in alpine meadows, and take in the timeless beauty of California’s High Sierra mountains.
Showcasing beautiful Fallen Leaf lake, Cascade Lake, Taylor Creek, and Pope Beach, this tour heads to breathtaking Emerald Bay. Surrounded by granite cathedrals and fed by Eagle falls, the lake's only
true bay is named for its emerald green waters.
Visit the wineries near Lake Tahoe on this day trip to the El Dorado AVA (American Viticultural Area), a wine appellation outside the town of Placerville in the Sierra foothills. Accompanied by a wine guide, you’ll enjoy visits to multiple wineries, where tastings are included at the first three. Also included are a stop at Boa Vista fruit orchard, an outdoor picnic-style lunch, and transport from South Lake Tahoe. If you’re interested in wine or agriculture, this is a great way to see more of this region of Northern California.
Go back in time to the old Wild West on this tour from South Lake Tahoe to Virginia City, Nevada, including a train ride on the Virginia & Truckee Railroad. With a guide, you’ll start your day trip by minibus, driving along part of the Pony Express. When you reach Virginia City, a National Historic Landmark District, take a 6.5-mile round-trip train ride before enjoying free time in town to explore at your leisure, perhaps visiting museums or a historical saloon.
Travel all the way around scenic Lake Tahoe in a comfortable shuttle on this 7-hour tour. Led by a local guide, you’ll cover close to 70 miles (110km), making stops at the beautiful vistas of Sand Harbor and Emerald Bay. You’ll also visit a charming village at Squaw Valley Ski Resort, and explore Tahoe City on the lake’s north shore, stopping to purchase lunch. As you go, your guide will provide rich historical context for the beautiful landscape surrounding you.
Experience Lake Tahoe to the fullest with your own powerboat rental from South Lake Tahoe. With a group of family or friends, you can explore the lake at your leisure, cruising to scenic spots like Meeks Bay or Emerald Bay. Use the boat for water sports like skiing or wakeboarding, or just soak up the sun in a peaceful cove. Select the type of boat that best suits your group.
Get epic aerial views of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding peaks and waterfalls on this 30-minute helicopter tour. Listen to your pilot-guide's commentary as you soar over Emerald Bay, Cascade Lake, Fallen Leave Lake, Glen Alpine Falls, Echo Lake, and other area attractions. This small-group tour means you'll have personalized attention while you travel.
See more of South Lake Tahoe from one of the best vantage points—the air—during this Zephyr Cove helicopter tour. This helicopter flight over South Lake Tahoe includes views of the lake, Emerald Bay, and Zephyr Cove from a window seat, as well as noise-reducing headphones so you can hear your guide’s commentary more clearly as you fly.
Get an up-close look at Lake Tahoe with a kayak rental, which allows you to paddle across the water at your own pace, admiring the stunning mountain scenery or searching for hidden coves and beaches. With an easy-to-maneuver single kayak, you can paddle as fast or as slow as you wish to enjoy an outdoorsy workout or to simply relax. When booking, select a rental duration that suits your budget and schedule.
Hit the slopes of Tahoe this winter with a ski or snowboard rental package in South Lake Tahoe. You’ll be fitted by trained staff members who will make sure you leave with the boots, bindings, and skis or snowboard that are right for your skill level. Plus, receive maps of area resorts and tips about mountain safety. By reserving in advance, you’ll ensure you won’t miss out on rentals for your family during the busy ski season. Four rental locations are available, and you can choose a 1-, 2- or 3-day package.
If you’re looking for a little summertime adventure on the water, a Lake Tahoe parasailing experience is the ideal way to enjoy the natural beauty of this alpine region. Fly high above the lake as you’re pulled behind a speedboat, taking in views of the mountains and clear blue water. When booking, you have three height options to choose from.
Rental shops these days can be so crowded and busy during snow season, it’s hard to avoid waiting a long time to get your ski or snowboard rental. Instead, opt for this North Lake Tahoe ski rental with delivery, and save time. A technician comes right to your hotel in the North Tahoe area at a time convenient for you and fits you for your rental. Plus, pickup is just as easy and also on your preferred time.
All inclusive price for gas, 5 guests and captain! Sit back and leave the driving to us while you enjoy beautiful Lake Tahoe in comfort and style aboard the luxurious Grateful Red. She is a 27- foot Mariah Z250 Limited Shabah, one of only two boats crafted in this style. Guests can bring aboard snacks, food, beverages, (except Red wine) and enjoy! Bring up to five passengers. Includes Captain, guide, all gas, equipment and fun! This is the Ferrari of Lake Tahoe and has power and a smooth ride. This is the best way to see Emerald Bay up close and personal.
Looking for an alternative to the expensive, crowded ski resorts? Have you been interested in exploring backcountry skiing opportunities? Ski Nevada provides introductory backcountry ski tours and instruction in a safe and supportive atmosphere in the beautiful mountains of Lake Tahoe Nevada.
Grab a paddle and voyage along the scenic west shore of Lake Tahoe on a guided, 2.5-hour morning kayak tour. Experience the full beauty of Tahoe in the summer while gliding through the pristine water, and learn about local history and legends like early settlers, the ill-fated Donner Party, and life on the lake before the advent of ski resorts and casinos.
Get delivery of your ski and snowboard rental with this premium service in South Tahoe. Avoid waiting in the long lines at rental shops to get your boots, helmets, skis and snowboards. Order your gear ahead of time and get your equipment delivered to your home or vacation rental at a time of your choosing. Enjoy a custom in-home fitting by the expert technician to ensure you get the right fit. After you've shredded the slopes, schedule pickup at a time that's convenient for you.
This 45 minute ride follows Lake Tahoe's pristine 72 mile shoreline, shimmering in shades of green and blue. While most of the shoreline is visible from the roads and highways circling the lake, nothing can compare to the view from a helicopter! Start by flying to Emerald Bay, then continue your journey around Lake Tahoe to witness the many stunning views Lake Tahoe has to offer.
Create a special experience for you and your loved ones on this private, 1-hour carriage ride through South Lake Tahoe. Get settled in your comfortable seat, and then ride past casinos, golf courses, neighborhoods, and of course, Lake Tahoe. This tour is seasonal and only operates from May to October when the weather is nice, so make sure to book ahead of time.
Trek through the snow on snowshoes with help from a guide who knows South Lake Tahoe like the back of their hand on this tour. This winter activity is great for solo travelers or bigger groups, and your guide can adjust the route depending on your group’s skill level. Along the way, admire the stunning views of the crystal-clear lake and the surrounding forested areas.
Sit back and leave the driving to us while you enjoy beautiful Lake Tahoe in comfort and style aboard the luxurious Grateful Red. She is a 27- foot Mariah Z250 Limited Shabah, one of only two boats crafted in this style. Wine and Cheese for up to four passengers. Includes Captain, guide, all gas, equipment and fun! This is the Ferrari of Lake Tahoe and has power and a smooth ride. This is the best way to see Emerald Bay up close and personal.