Spirit of Tahoe

Since 1979

Welcome to Tahoe cruises, home of the Safari Rose and the Spirit of Tahoe. Trust in our experience as the longest running family owned cruise company on Lake Tahoe to provide an extraordinary experience to view and enjoy the jewel of the Sierra Nevadas.

Voted Best Cruise

… on Lake Tahoe for the past 6 years including 2023.

If you’re looking for a terrific day on the lake, Tahoe Cruises is it. Tahoe Cruises offers daily cruises aboard the Safari Rose & The Spirit of Tahoe to Emerald Bay and the South Shore, including sunset cruises every evening. No matter what your plans include for your vacation or special event, we invite you to share those memorable times cruising the crystal clear waters of Lake Tahoe aboard our fine yachts.

Best of Tahoe 2022

Our Cruises – Year Round

Emerald Bay Day Cruise


Sunset Champagne Cruise to Emerald Bay


    Emerald Bay
    *The Spirit of Tahoe runs the majority of the daily cruises and the Safari Rose is available for weddings, private charters, reunions, etc.

    Magical Lake Tahoe

    An Experience of a Lifetime




    The folks running the Safari Rose were very friendly, the boat was great, snacks and booze good. Highly recommend this tour. We did the sunset Cruise….perfect!

    Eliane M

    Had a great sunset cruise on the Safari Rose! The crew was great and provided great drinks, appetizers, commentary and blankets to enjoy the scenery. Kids enjoyed feeding Jonathan the seagull. Loved the unique boat – highly recommend this!

    Kate M

    Magical Lake Tahoe

    An Experience of a Lifetime


    Tahoe Cruises reserves the right to determine which vessel will be in service on any particular day. The captain determines the right to choose an alternate destination due to weather if it makes for a safer and more comfortable cruise.