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Lake Lure Tours

2930 Memorial Hwy, Lake Lure, NC 28746-9249
+1 828-625-1373
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Good boat tours

Made prior reservations, the lady over the phone was not too pleasant, hence the 4-stars. Otherwise... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Atlanta, Georgia
via mobile
Nice tour

Nice pontoon ride around the lake and accompanied by the informative tour guide information. Safe... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
via mobile
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Discover the beauty and charm of Lake Lure. Relax on one of our covered tour boats while your skipper guides you past local attractions and landmarks such as the locations used in filming the popular Dirty Dancing and the recently restored historic 1927 Lake Lure Inn and Spa. Listen to the legends, and learn about the natural and cultural history of Hickory Nut Gorge, home to Lake Lure, North Carolina.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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2930 Memorial Hwy, Lake Lure, NC 28746-9249
+1 828-625-1373
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Made prior reservations, the lady over the phone was not too pleasant, hence the 4-stars. Otherwise the tour guide was knowledgeable and slightly soft-spoken, so a bit difficult to hear. Good activity for the family to get your bearings about the lake.

Thank theoberois
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice pontoon ride around the lake and accompanied by the informative tour guide information. Safe, comfortable boats and a great view from anywhere in the boat. Very relaxing and lasts about 45 minutes. Well worth the price, would definitely recommend!

1  Thank Deirdre_in_Maryville
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After reading some of the negative reviews and then experiencing the tour ourselves, I will say this first: this company has a system and as long as you understand that, you'll be fine. They clearly state on their website that they don't take reservations. So...More

Thank lori_and_matt
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Great tour & great guide!!! We really enjoyed the scenery, commentary and personal attention. Our kids really enjoyed "driving" the boat.

Thank Jena D
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I took this tour this morning and we had such a great time. The weather was perfect, our guide, John was informative about the lake area and stories. I highly recommend getting there early. They open at 10am and the first tour...More

1  Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

We had made reservations at a different touring location and accidentally came to this location. The older man that worked there treated us like we didn't belong there and was extremely rude. He said the tour went to rumbling bald which was 45 mins away....More

1  Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

It was a beautiful day and the boat tour was a nice relaxing way to see the lake. Our tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank drcbal
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Had a great time both enjoying a pontoon boat ride and a guided tour and history of Lake Lure. Our guide/driver was John. He did an excellent job! When visiting Lake Lure, definitely recommend taking this tour.

Thank HiTownMan
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Had a great time with the family relaxing and enjoying the educational boat ride on Lake Lure.We have taken the boat tour plenty of times before and always enjoyed it.What a beautiful area,especially in the fall.Highly recommend.

Thank warren w
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Really nice comfy ride and the weather was beautiful. Jeff, our tour guide, gave us personal insight about the lake property and history. What a gorgeous place! Highly recommend.

Thank Carla M
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How long is the boat tour?
27 May 2017|
Response from lori_and_matt | Reviewed this property |
Our tour lasted about an hour.
Becky M
How was the food?
27 September 2016|
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Response from ralebe | Reviewed this property |
Food is great.
Donna S
How much is the boat tour?
12 September 2016|
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Response from Carl T | Reviewed this property |
$15 and very worth the cost as you see most of the lake.