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Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay Cruise on M.S. Dixie II
"This two-hour narrated Emerald Bay Sightseeing Cruise offers non-stop photo opportunities that will delight everyone in your family or group. As you cruise to through and back from Emerald Bay you will learn how it was formed and some of its fascinating history. Hear tales of Fenette Island (nicknamed ""little rock island"") within the bay as well as the Vikingsholm Castle the stone mansion on its shores.You will even get a look below Lake Tahoe's surface with a special video presentation of ""Sunken Treasures of Lake Tahoe"". This is a state-of-the-art video presentation showing what lies deep beneath the brilliant blue of Lake Tahoe's surface. Travel 500 feet below the waters of Glenbrook Bay to tour th the majestic vessel that cruised Lake Tahoe for 50 years before being sunk by her owners.See underwater canyons and rocky bluffs that until now have never been seen by human eyes. Cruise through recently discovered ancient forests of petrified tr
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Heavenly Premium Ski Rental Including Delivery
"Servicing a total of 36 resorts the are regarded as the industry leader in ski and snowboard rental delivery service and have won rave reviews for their unparalleled customer service personalized attention and quality of equipment.You can expect:Free Delivery & Custom Fitting Opens Early & Closes Late Top of the Line Equipment Slope-side Assistance Available Easy Return Process You you choose the place and your rentals will arrive on time to custom fit your equipment in the comfort of your lodging. The service revolves entirely around your needs during your time in South Tahoe and they offer deliveries anywhere between 7:30am to 10 contact the local operator. The professional rental technicians can meet you in no time and get you back on the slopes in a flash. When you are ready to return your equipment just call and arrangements will be made for our ski concierge to swing over and collect all of your gear. Delivery service is only for those directly in the South Tahoe (Heavenly
From $104.00
 
Heavenly Premium Snowboard Rental Including Delivery
"Servicing a total of 36 resorts the are regarded as the industry leader in ski and snowboard rental delivery service and have won rave reviews for their unparalleled customer service personalized attention and quality of equipment.You can expect:Free Delivery & Custom Fitting Opens Early & Closes Late Top of the Line Equipment Slope-side Assistance Available Easy Return Process You you choose the place and your rentals will arrive on time to custom fit your equipment in the comfort of your lodging. The service revolves entirely around your needs during your time in South Tahoe and they offer deliveries anywhere between 7:30am to 10 contact the local operator. The professional rental technicians can meet you in no time and get you back on the slopes in a flash. When you are ready to return your equipment just call and arrangements will be made for our ski concierge to swing over and collect all of your gear. Delivery service is only for those directly in the South Tahoe (Heavenly
From $104.00

Emerald Bay Tips (18)

Vikingsholm Castle State Park

Vikingsholm is located at the head of Emerald Bay in South Lake Tahoe, California. This magnificent "castle" is a unique blend of Nature's spectacular beauty and man's architectural ingenuity....
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No1Chauffeur
Sep 08, 2015

Hiking to Cascade Falls

We were in South Lake Tahoe for the week after Christmas, and there was no snow! Well, no snow on the ground at the cabin, and very little snow in shady spots on the mountains. So we decided to go on...
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butterfly50
Jan 06, 2012

The vastness of the lake

You'll appreciate the size of the lake when you begin to travel around its shore, following the road through Tahoe City and around the eastern shore through Nevada. To see the whole lake at once,...
keehotee
Dec 12, 2011

Emerald Bay

As beautiful as these pictures are, they pale in comparison of the real thing. We parked at Eagle Falls trailhead. After a quick hike to Eagle lake we made our way across the street to Emerald Bay. A...
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newsphotogirl
Jul 02, 2007

Emerald Bay

There is a reason why Emerald Bay is one of the most photographed spots. It is an inlet on the west siide of the lake where the crystal water turns emerald, hence the name. In the summer, you can take...
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goingsolo
Dec 27, 2006

Viewpoint above Vikingsholm

Emerald Bay's Inspiration Point was a big disappointment, but the view from the Vikingsholm trailhead was a pleasant surprise. As it happened, I only had a day to explore the Emerald Bay/Desolation...
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chewy3326
Aug 21, 2006

Inspiration Point

There's not much inspiration to be had here; the view is almost completely blocked by trees, and really there isn't very much to see. Inspiration Point, in my opinion, is one of the most over-hyped...
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chewy3326
Aug 21, 2006

Emerald Bay as seen from the Tahoe Queen

We viewed Emerald Bay from the deck of the Tahoe Queen during our wedding / dinner cruise through Lake Tahoe. The guided tour began as we entered Emerald Bay in the protected State Park region of the...
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kymbanm
Jul 05, 2006

Emerald Bay

Not much to do but what a view! It has the only island in the lake. Some lady built a "teahouse" on the island that her and friends would row out to in the summer. Part of the drive around the lake....
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barney1974
Jun 17, 2006

Emerald Bay: The Jewel of Lake Tahoe

Here is one of the most scenic , and popular, spots along Lake Tahoe. You can hike it or see it by boat. I did both. It has excellent trails, a lovely beach, and Vikingsholm Vikingsholm is a home...
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Tom_Fields
Oct 20, 2005

Majestic views

Lake Tahoe looks like a rounded square in satellite photos, except for one bay that protrudes three miles into the mountains. The bay is called Emerald bay and it has also the only island in the lake,...
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nomadig
Apr 20, 2005

Emerald Bay is BEAUTIFUL

This park was beautiful. We parked far away and hiked in. you have to get to the parking lots early or they do tend to fill up. We hiked about 1.5 miles to Emerald Bay. We stopped at a seculded beach...
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skib
May 25, 2004
 
 
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Things to Do Near South Lake Tahoe

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Eagle Lake

This was a great hike. The trail starts at Eagle Falls Trailhead parking lot. The trail is clearly marked and not too difficult. After going a short ways you'll come to a footbridge overlooking the...
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LAKE TAHOE

My friend and I visited in September and we found this was a great time to visit. The weather was chilly a couple of days especially by the water but on other sunnier days it we quite warm. It...
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Emerald Bay State Park, 11001 California 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

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