Lake Tahoe Sightseeing & Dinner Cruises Aboard The Tahoe Queen
Embark on a 2.5 hour scenic day cruise to Emerald Bay filled with dozens of larger-than-life photo opportunities featuring sparkling, crystaline 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 vessel 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 Boat
The 312-passenger boat was voted the best boat cruise in the southern area of the lake. The lake's only authentic Mississippi paddle wheeler, it recently underwent major renovations to reflect the style and grandeur of paddle wheelers of the 1900's. The ship 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 the area. A mere 12 miles from the city, 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 the alpine lake.