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It’s true – this Lake Tahoe boat tour has fans! The 520-passenger, award-winning M.S. Dixie II is the largest cruising vessel in South Lake Tahoe, and a local favorite. Considered one of South Lake Tahoe’s most entertaining and affordable water activities, the M.S. Dixie II has been voted “Best Cruise in Nevada” by Nevada Magazine.

Your choice of Tahoe cruises includes the popular Daytime Scenic Cruises and the enchanting Sunset Dinner Dance Cruise to Emerald Bay. All M.S. Dixie II cruises depart directly from Zephyr Cove Resort. All passengers are required to have an official boarding pass which can only be obtained at the ticket counter in Zephyr Cove Lodge. Summer Parking at Zephyr Cove Resort is charged at $8 per day. We provide complimentary Shuttle pick-up and drop-off service. There is a nominal transportation fee for groups of 20 or more.

The M.S. Dixie II comes equipped with a handicap-accessible restroom. Wheelchairs are permitted on the boat, but there are no elevators on board to take the guest to the second deck.

Due to the current drought conditions that are occurring in our region, Lake Tahoe is currently experiencing historically low water levels. For this reason, we have changed our cruise path so that you can enjoy many other magnificent sightseeing experiences of Lake Tahoe.  We will still be providing you with a beautiful view of Emerald Bay, however we are unable to enter the bay at this time.

Thank you for joining us on Lake Tahoe’s Cruise’s M.S. Dixie II, Voted Best Cruise of Tahoe in 2013!

Please call 1-800-23-TAHOE For More information


M.S. Dixie II Emerald Bay Sightseeing Cruise

This two-hour narrated tahoe boat cruise offers non-stop photo opportunities to the crown jewel of South Lake Tahoe – Emerald Bay. As you cruise to, through, and back from Emerald Bay, you'll learn how it was formed and some of its fascinating history with a special video presentation. Lunch and complete bar service are available for purchase.

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Adult - $49
Child (Age 3-11) - $15

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Captain's Dinner Dance on the M.S. Dixie

Sailing off into the sunset, you're on your way to a magical evening of dinner and starlit strolls. A narration featuring intriguing stories about Fanette Island and Vikingsholm, will whet your appetite for four gourmet courses. Select from entrees like Center-Cut Certified Angus Beef New York Steak, Seared Blackened Salmon, Grilled Lemon Herb Chicken Breast and Spinach and Roasted Garlic Ravioli. Our signature cocktails and fine wines are available for purchase. Features Safari playing hits from all eras. Parties wishing to be seated together should be on the same reservation.

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Adult - $75
Child (Ages 3-11) - $35

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