M.S. Dixie II Sightseeing & Sunset Dinner Cruises
Cruise the gorgeous waters of one of the most photographed places on earth, Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe, while aboard the MS Dixie II. Choose from a daytime sightseeing cruise or an exhilarating dinner cruise on the Emerald Bay on the stunning MS Dixie II. Take pictures of the beautiful landscape with gorgeous mountains in the background and discover how Emerald Bay's granite surfaces were glacially carved, the history of the bay, and watch a video presentation during the day cruise.
The dinner cruise is the perfect evening beneath a gorgeous sea of stars. Enjoy a five-star meal in the immaculate dining room while listening to the live music and hear the history of the boat and of Emerald Bay as you cruise along the water. Enjoy panoramic views of the gorgeous scenery or if you are really feeling the live music, take to do the dance floor. Guests can also sip on cocktails and other drinks in between dance moves. Of course, the dinner cruise is topped off by a glorious Lake Tahoe sunset which paints the sky in gorgeous hues of pinks and oranges.
About the MS Dixie II Paddle Wheeler
The award-winning paddlewheel boat cruises of MS Dixie II have been named 'Best Cruise in Nevada' by the Nevada Magazine. This ship is a favorite of locals and holds the crown as the largest cruising vessel in South Lake Tahoe.
Passengers will be treated to a cruise with breathtaking views of Zephyr Cove, Emerald Bay, and fun dinner dance cruise options. Embark upon a scenic cruise aboard this stunning paddle wheel boat for a trip you will not forget! The MS Dixie II is completely wheelchair accessible, allowing all passengers to have a great time while they relax and get their fill of food and sightseeing.
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. Hikr, walk, or go horseback riding on the scenic lakeside trails up to Vikingsholm, Mrs. Lora Josephine Knight's Scandinavian mansion built in 1929, spend a day at the beach swimming or relax and sunbathe, go scuba diving and paddle boarding or simply admire the panoramic views 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.
Do not miss out on a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the scenery of Zephyr Cove and Emerald Bay. From champagne brunch options to sunset dinner cruise endeavors, these sightseeing tours combine food and drinks for the best vacation to Lake Tahoe!
**Due to construction near Cave Rock, guests should plan accordingly to ensure they reach their cruise at departure time. Cruises depart from Zephyr's Cove Marina.