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Jocassee Lake Tours

161 Holcombe Cir, Salem, SC 29676-2306
+1 864-280-5501
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It's a Do-Over, time and again!

We live within an hour of Lake Jocassee and even have our own boat on nearby Lake Keowee. Yet we... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Simpsonville, South Carolina
Adventure not to be missed

We had such a great time on a privately scheduled adventure tour and had a great tour guide named... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Raleigh, NC
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161 Holcombe Cir, Salem, SC 29676-2306
+1 864-280-5501
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Reviewed yesterday

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 1 week ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a lake tour for me, my husband and my 11 year old nephew. This was our first time to the lake so we opted to trust the tour guides and get to know the lake rather than bring our own boat this first time....More

Thank KeithnAlly
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This lake is pristine. We went out with Kay, of the owners and and not only does she know the history of the lake but she is a GREAT navigator as well. I highly recommend this trip. I will be back with the family!

Thank Donna P
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Great people. Nice and beautiful tour. Expectaculars expectation, the sunset, the sky and environment magnificent.

Thank Reynarq
Reviewed 8 July 2017

My Family of 4 took the Lower Lake tour one day and the Upper Lake tour the next. Highly recommend both. Even my teens loved it. Our tour guide, Tricia, was awesome. She gave us so much information about the lake and the area and...More

Thank Trudy C
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Booked a private tour for our family and it was absolutely a great time enjoyed by all. Brooks was great as our pontoon skipper and tour guide. He has lots of knowledge about the lake and surrounding area that he shares and answered every one...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 22 June 2017

What a great time we had (five couples) during the "Moon Rising" boat trip a couple of weeks ago, I must praise Kay and Brooks for a fabulous experience on beautiful, pristine and glorious Lake Jocassee as we were privileged to witness the rising of...More

Thank VirginiaArtist
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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