M.S. Dixie II Sightseeing & Dinner Cruises, cruise ship
M.S. Dixie II Sightseeing & Dinner Cruises, steering
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M.S. Dixie II Sightseeing & Dinner Cruises, cruise ship
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M.S. Dixie II Sightseeing & Dinner Cruises

760 lake tahoe East shore , Zephyr Cove, NV 89448 | 1-800-987-9852  
M.S. Dixie II Sightseeing & Dinner Cruises

Cruise the crystal clear waters of one of the most photographed places on earth, Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe, while aboard the elegant MS Dixie II.

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Detail The M.S. Dixie II and its sister boat the Tahoe Queen are currently receiving their planned maintenance and are closed through April 1st. However the Bleu Wave is currently open and has cruises daily.
Detail The dinner cruise lasts approximately 3 hours.
The sightseeing cruise lasts approximately 2 hours.
Detail The dinner cruise price also includes dinner.
The sightseeing cruise has lunch available for purchase.
Detail Hotel Pick Up & Drop Off is Included *View Details
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Handicap Accessible
Detail Cameras are Permitted
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Upcoming Schedule:
Date Day Available Times
May 16 Saturday 11:00 AM
May 17 Sunday 11:00 AM
May 18 Monday 11:00 AM
May 19 Tuesday 11:00 AM
May 20 Wednesday 11:00 AM
May 21 Thursday 11:00 AM
May 22 Friday 11:00 AM, 6:00 PM
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Choose from a daytime, scenic cruise or an enchanting dinner cruise to Emerald Bay aboard the majestic M.S. Dixie II. Snap nonstop photos of the gorgeous mountain backdrop during the daytime cruise where you'll learn how the Emerald Bay glacial carved granite surfaces came to be, along with its fascinating history and a special video presentation.

The dinner cruise makes for the perfect evening beneath a sea of stars. Dine on a five-star, gourmet meal while enjoying live music and hearing intriguing stories about the sites of the area as you float by. You'll see Fanette Island, the home of Lora Joesphine Knight's granite Tea House and Vikingsholm Castle, a 38-room mansion built by Knight in 1929.

Hop aboard this gorgeous paddle wheel boat to sightsee from two spacious decks as these stately cruises take you on a calming journey across the clear, tranquil waters of Lake Tahoe to the breathtaking Emerald Bay area and back.

About the M.S. Dixie II

The award-winning M.S. Dixie II has been voted 'Best Cruise in Nevada' by Nevada Magazine. A local favorite, the 520-passenger ship is indeed a local favorite and holds the title of the largest cruising vessel in South Lake Tahoe. Complimentary shuttle pick-up and drop-off service is provided and the M.S. Dixie II is equipped with a handicap-accessible restroom.

About Emerald Bay

Peacefully resting in the southwest corner of Lake Tahoe is the beautiful Emerald Bay. A National Natural Landmark since 1969, the bay is just 12 miles from the city of Lake Tahoe and is a popular spot for tourists. Hike or walk the scenic lakeside trails up to Vikingsholm, Mrs. Lora Josephine Knight's Scandinavian mansion built in 1929, spend a day at the beach swimming, scuba diving and paddleboarding or simply admire the immense beauty of the clear waters, steep mountain tops and glacier-carved granite. Guests can also see the remains of Mrs. Knight's Tea House on Lake Tahoe's only island, Fannette Island.

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Dinner Cruise Menu

Dinner Cruise Menu


  • Zephyr Salad with candied walnuts, dried cherries, gorgonzola cheese, shaved red onion, and herb vinaigrette

Choice of Entree & Sides

  • Grilled New York Steak with loaded potato gratin, grilled asparagus, and roasted garlic balsamic steak sauce
  • Seared Salmon with lemon rice pilaf, spinach, and bacon leek broth
  • Vegetable Crepes with lemon almond rice pilaf and sundried tomato pesto


  • Chocolate mousse cake with vanilla bean crème anglaise and raspberries

Very nice, relaxing and totally serene! We enjoyed the cruise very much and highly recommend it!
-- Linda Jones - Alexander, AR
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It was a delicious dinner and a nice cruise to emerald bay .Music and dancing was fun.
-- Curtis Weddington - Martines, CA
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The cruise was nice and the staff was very kind. The video needs to be updated to be better quality and maybe on a better tv.
-- Georgianna Quattlebum - Fair Oaks, CA
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