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Tahoe Gal Cruises

952 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, CA 96145
+1 800-218-2464
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Great Experience

We went on the brunch tour and the Blood Mary's were great but quite expensive. The Captain shared... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
John E
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Santa Rosa, California
Awesome Ride and Crew!

We really enjoyed the Tahoe Gal (Happy Hour Cruise). I ordered tickets online for our Family... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nancy M
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Santa Cruz, California
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Join the fun and romance of a Lake Tahoe Cruise aboard the Tahoe Gal. Departing from Tahoe City, we offer daily sightseeing cruises and specialty cruises on the beautiful waters of Lake Tahoe. The Tahoe Gal is an iconic 120 passenger paddle wheeler located in Lake Tahoe, California. The Tahoe Gal departs daily from Tahoe City, cruising to Emerald Bay and along the North and West Shores of Lake Tahoe. With our galley and full bar, we offer the perfect venue for exclusive charters and special celebrations. The Tahoe Gal offers a memorable Lake Tahoe Cruise experience. See Lake Tahoe in a whole new way during your Lake Tahoe boat tour on the Tahoe Gal!
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“lunch cruise” (15 reviews)
“nachos” (9 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
952 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City, CA 96145
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+1 800-218-2464
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went on the brunch tour and the Blood Mary's were great but quite expensive. The Captain shared lots of history and was very friendly.

Thank John E
Reviewed 3 days ago

We really enjoyed the Tahoe Gal (Happy Hour Cruise). I ordered tickets online for our Family Reunion (24 of us), and the gal at the ticket booth was friendly and helpful. The captain and crew were so accommodating, and the Captain had each of the...More

Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The afternoon cruise is a lovely way to see Lake Tahoe from a different perspective. We crushed on a crystal-clear July afternoon. The Captain narrated the cruise, highlighting the historical sites, identifying the mountains, buildings, beach areas and giving plenty of general information about the...More

Thank Farrell P
Reviewed 1 week ago

The full moon cruise was great! We truly enjoyed it. It was a beautiful way to see the lake! The only complaint we had was that the water tasted bad and it also made the coffee and tea taste funny too. But I would still...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I had a great time on the breakfast cruise (you don't have to buy any food or drinks). It was a beautiful day, and the scenery was gorgeous! The captain provided us with quite a bit of information about Lake Tahoe. It...More

1  Thank CherylO60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For a nice enjoyable way to see Tahoe without traffic and road construction, try a cruise on Tahoe Gal. The 1 & 1/2 hour 'happy hour' cruise was just long enough for some beautiful sights. A little crowded in the top deck but still great....More

Thank Jeannette C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great way to enjoy the lake and the scenery. But no narration or activity on board. Kids get bored after a while. Best to pack a game or go with group of friends. The ticketing process online was easy.More

Thank HartaFirtaManoos
Cheryl B, Owner at Tahoe Gal Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We offer 4 beautiful cruises 7 days a week. The cruises range in length from 1 1/2 hours to 3 1/2 hours. The 2 morning cruises are narrated. The afternoon and evening cruises are not narrated. We also offer a Magician's cruise on Monday nights...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we went on the 3 hour lunch cruise here and it was very relaxing. you do indeed have to park in the safeway-cvs parking lot and hike down the hill to find the ticket booth but other than that it was a great time. very...More

1  Thank marymark059
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went on the first Brunch cruise of the year. Although we didn't eat brunch we enjoyed the bloody Mary and coffees. The captain narrated the 1-1/2 hour cruise and had lots of information. He also answered any questions if you visited him on the...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The weather was perfect, the water was magnificent as was the scenery. The ship captain was very articulate and gave a great history of the lake and the important points around the lake. The food was good but the young wait staff seemed very preoccupied...More

1  Thank Bill O
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sammyb0y
24 June 2017|
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Response from Cheryl B | Property representative |
You can access a Class I walking and bike path from the Tahoe Gal parking lot that takes you directly down to the pier. (There is a steep bumpy path from the Lighthouse Center that we do not recommend) If you need assistance... More
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sammyb0y
24 June 2017|
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Response from Cheryl B | Property representative |
You can access a Class I walking and bike path from the Tahoe Gal parking lot that takes you directly down to the pier. If you need assistance with the wheelchair on the path, please call the Tahoe Gal office at... More
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smclevenger
11 October 2016|
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Response from Cheryl B | Property representative |
The Tahoe Gal operates May through October. Our hours vary from early season, high season and late season. Please visit our website for a detailed schedule and pricing. We are also available by phone to assist you.
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