Tours by Land

Thunderbird Lodge Geo. Whittell Estate Tours

Exclusive Tuesday and Friday morning guided tours let you explore the magic and mystery of the historic Thunderbird Lodge and Whittell Estate grounds. Learn about Captain Whittell’s contributions to conserving Lake Tahoe’s Nevada shoreline and see his world-famous mansion including secret tunnels, card house, and the legendary Thunderbird yacht (when available). Reservations required. Masks are available and recommended in the tunnels and other confined spaces.

Thunderbird Lodge is closed for the Winter Season.

Pubic Tours will resume in May, 2023. We look forward to seeing you then.

Cost: Cost: $75 per person (must be age 6 or older)
Duration: 75-minute lodge and estate tour
Tour Time: Tours start at Incline Village Crystal Bay Visitors Center at 9:30am and 11:30am
Dates: May 31 – October 14, Tuesdays and Fridays

Shuttles leave from the Incline Village Visitors Center, 969 Tahoe Blvd., Incline Village, NV 89451. Please arrive 10 minutes early. No private cars allowed at the Thunderbird Lodge. For more information, call 1-800-GO-TAHOE (1-800-468-2463).