Thunderbird Lodge Tours by Water


Thunderbird Lake Tahoe docent-guided tours arriving by water operate from mid-May through the end of September.

From Lake Tahoe's South Shore
The historic 40' cruiser Tahoe departs from the pier at Zephyr Cove Marina, Tuesday through Saturday at 10 a.m. This is the only tour of the Thunderbird Tahoe Historic Site available on Wednesdays and Thursdays during the month of June.

This four and a half hour experience includes a light continental breakfast, narrated cruise along the lake's east shore, and a picnic style lunch.

Ticket prices are $149.00 for adults and $65.00 for children ages 6 to 12.

For south shore water tour reservations, you may book online, call (775) 230-8907, or email .

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Click here for driving directions to Zephyr Cove Marina.

From Lake Tahoe's North Shore
Various vessels depart the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe hotel dock (at the Lone Eagle Grille) each Thursday through Saturday at 9 a.m. Click here for driving directions to the Lone Eagle Grille.

Ticket prices are $140.00 for adults and $90.00 for children ages 6 to 12.

For north shore water tour reservations, call Action Water Sports at (775) 831-4386.

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Reservations are required for all tours. Self-guided tours are not available.

Smoking is not permitted in the buildings, on the grounds, or aboard shuttle busses and watercraft. Children must be at least six years of age.

Comfortable, dry walking shoes are required and a warm jacket is recommended.

There is no public docking at Thunderbird Lodge.