Lake Tahoe Tours

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Hire Tahoe Captains to take the helm of your vessel

Experience Lake Tahoe like never before with a professional captain!  Discover new beaches, learn fun facts about the history of Tahoe, visit the deepest part of the lake (1,465 ft)! Sign up for one of our tours or contact us for customized adventures.

Specialty Tours: Emerald Bay

World famous Emerald Bay is a must see for all Lake Tahoe visitors.  To take in all the splendor and beauty this area has to offer, we developed a half-day tour of Emerald Bay complete with access to Fannette Island (Lake Tahoe’s only Island), dockside pick-up and drop-off to Vikingsholm, and easy access to Eagle Falls waterfall.  Emerald Bay is spectacular from the water, relax and let a captain navigate while you take in all the breathtaking scenery.

Lake Tahoe’s Best Beaches

Did you know many of Lake Tahoe’s iconic beaches are inaccessible by car or even foot!  Some of the lake’s best kept secrets can only be reached by the water.  Spend your day anchored in a secluded cove, sunbathing and swimming in turquoise lagoons.  Bring a mixologist aboard for beachfront cocktails and create your own private party.  Discover a whole new side of Tahoe with our exclusive all-day adventure packages!

Historic East Shore

Visit Tahoe’s famous Thunderbird Lodge!  Originally built as a summer home by San Franciscan George Wittel, this historic property is home to the Thunderbird Boat.  Designed by Howard Hughes, the Thunderbird is a stunning piece of iconic Tahoe history.  Don’t miss the Wooden Boat Show for a chance to see the Thunderbird up close at Obexters.
Turn your tour into a luxurious outing with a personal mixologist

Summer 2018 Captain Packages and Prices

Lake Tahoe Tours

Ideal for boaters intersted in learning more about Lake Tahoe’s history, iconic properties, and hidden beaches.  Learn how to safely navigate dangerous passageways, find the best places to anchor, and learn where to go when the winds pick up.  This package is ideal for those new to Lake Tahoe and intersted in receiving local insight.  Can include water sports and new driver lessons.

5 hours

New Boater Lessons

The complete overview of how to safely operate your vessel on Lake Tahoe.  Including docking, marinas, fueling, anchoring, boater etiquette, lake dangers, buoy use, safety equipment, and general maintenance. Plus, we will show you some great beaches, bars and restaurants while teaching you how to safely navigate heavily trafficked areas.

5 hours

Driving Lessons

Aka “The Marriage Saver”!  Professional boat operating and driving instructions with an emphasis on docking, fueling, marina navigation, and water sports pulls if desired.  This package is ideal for women who want to learn to drive from a female captain.  Gain confidence while receiving patient, constructive feedback.

3 hours

All-Day On Call Captain

Your very own captain for the entire day to do whatever you want.  Tours, lessons, designated driver, schoufer, you choose how long you want to spend on the water.  No time restraints, you have all day to do whatever you want.  Best for groups, parties, and those who desire flexibility.  Water ski in the morning, visit private beaches in the afternoon, grab happy hour in the evening, your captain is at your beckon call from sunrise to sunset.

Sunrise – sunset

Hourly Captain

Don’t see a package that fits your needs, no problem, hire an hourly captain.  Minimum 2 hours is required and additional hours can be added based on captain’s availability.  Ideal for boaters in need of specific assistance.

Minimum 2 hours

Afternoon Sailing

Tahoe’s winds typically pick up in the afternoon, making this the perfect time to catch some wind with Captain Erin!  Erin is a proficient sailer and patient instructor egar to make you a master captain.

3 hours


Watersports Lessons

Perfect for those interested in learning a new water sport, receiving a perfect pull, or brushing up on skills.  Get your wake dialed and learn to wake surf, or learn how to drive waterskiers.  Captains instruct, demonstrate and provide perfect pulls.  Specially tailored instruction for individuals of all ages and abilities. Book in the AM for the best water!

4 hours

Captain & Mixologist Packages & Prices

Afternoon Captain and Mixologist

Afternoon celebration cruise with a designated driver.  Avoid BUI’s, visit the best beaches, and enjoy personal libations crafted by your on board mixologist.

4 hours

All-Day On Call Captain & Mixologist

The exclusive package for enthuiastic boaters looking for a truly unique experience.  Our captain and mixologist take over your vessel and turn it into a luxurious floating cocktail bar.  Set up a private cabana for beachfont libations, tour Emerald Bay and enjoy tea in the teahouse, cheers as you watch the sunset over the Sierras.  We are here to provide a service that nobody else on the lake offers.

Surise to Sunset