Lake Tahoe Cruise - The Tahoe Queen
Lake Tahoe Cruise Aboard The Tahoe Queen - On Water
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Lake Tahoe Cruise - The Tahoe Queen
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Lake Tahoe Sightseeing & Dinner Cruises Aboard The Tahoe Queen

760 U.S. Hwy 50 , Zephyr Cove, NV 89448 | 1-800-987-9852  
Lake Tahoe Sightseeing & Dinner Cruises Aboard The Tahoe Queen

Spend an afternoon or evening aboard this authentic Mississippi paddle wheeler for an unforgettable scenic cruise through the beautiful Lake Tahoe.

Due to lake levels the Tahoe Queen is not running during the remainder of 2015, however it's sister boat the M.S. Dixie II is. Click here for it's schedule and ticket options.
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Embark on a 2.5 hour scenic day cruise to Emerald Bay filled with dozens of larger-than-life photo opportunities featuring sparkling, clear waters, snow-capped mountain tops and natural wildlife. The open-air deck is furnished with plenty of open seating so you can pick the most comfortable spot and soak up the warm sunshine and clean mountain air.

For a more intimate and romantic setting, sail off towards the sunset with the relaxing dinner cruise. Cuddle up with your sweetheart underneath the twinkling stars or treat your taste buds to a delectable meal onboard. Make your way towards Emerald Bay under the cover of night as you sit back and enjoy a relaxing trip through the mountains.

With daytime and dinner cruises available, the Tahoe Queen delights its passengers with absolutely breathtaking views of colorful sunsets, towering mountain peaks, lush foliage and so much more. Local cuisine and live music only add to the experience and make it all the more magical.

About the Tahoe Queen
The 312-passenger Tahoe Queen was voted the best Tahoe boat cruise in South Lake Tahoe by readers of the Tahoe Tribune. The lake's only authentic Mississippi paddle wheeler, Tahoe Queen recently underwent major renovations to reflect the style and grandeur of paddle wheelers of the 1900's. The Tahoe Queen is handicap accessible and has a handicap accessible bathroom on the first deck.

About Emerald Bay
Emerald Bay is a natural gem located at the southwest corner of Lake Tahoe. A mere 12 miles from the city of Lake Tahoe, it serves as a popular tourist destination for outdoor activities and sightseeing. Emerald Bay is a designated National Natural Landmark and visitors can enjoy natural views of gorgeous mountain tops and glacier-carved granite. Scenic lakeside hiking and walking trails wind through the forest of the bay and Vikingsholm, a mansion and example of Scandinavian architecture is easily visible and accessible. Also nearby are the remains of Mrs. Lora Josephine Knight's Tea House on Fannette Island, the only island on Lake Tahoe. 

Dinner Menu

Dinner Menu

Bread

  • Warm assorted dinner rolls with garlic herb butter

Salad

  • Caprese salad; heirloom tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil, spinach, arugula, basalmic vinegar and olive oil

Entrees and Sides

  • All Natural Beef Prime Rib carving station with horseradish cream and au jus
  • Seafood;  Linguini, Clams, Shrimp and Calamari cooked at the pasta station with a garlic white wine broth
  • Loaded Potato Gratin made with diced potatoes, bacon, leeks, jalapenos, cheddar cheese, and sour cream

Dessert

  • Chocolate Cake with raspberries and creme anglais

A vegetarian meal is also available.


The menu listed (and selected) on vacations made easy was old and outdated. Also, they never received (or had record of) the child menu we selected (didn't matter because it was no longer offered anyway). Either way, do not take this dinner cruise for the food as it was sub par. However, the cruise was excellent and well worth it for the scenery alone. The service was excellent and the ship's captain (originally from new zealand, but a local for at least the last 30 years) was very knowledgeable and a perfect host. Our daughter spent about 30 minutes at the wheel of the tahoe queen (a grand old lady) and this made her vacation!
-- Christopher Schwen - Woodbridge, VA
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It's was loads of fun! Highly recommend it. I gave it 4 stars because it was too short. But mostly because being vegetarian i had no protein with my dinner. Great veggies but i was hungry shortly after.
-- Frances Boninti - Charlottesville, VA
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Enjoyed the cruise very much. Food was very good and the service was above average, the crew was attentive, helpful and friendly. It was also a beautiful night to be out on the lake. This was our first visit to the lake tahoe area and we will definitely return and stay longer next time. We will certainly do the dinner cruise again, it was very enjoyable being out on the lake.
-- Dean Pfolsgrof - Willowbrook, IL
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