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The Safari Rose

The Safari Rose is 80ft. long and 20ft……. She has comfortable inside and outside seating for about 67 passengers, a full-service bar, public restrooms, and food service for purchase available. We can accommodate private parties, weddings, or corporate outings or you can just get away with friends!

The Spirit of Tahoe

The Spirit of Tahoe is comparable in size to the Safari Rose. She has comfortable inside and outside seating for about 90 passengers, a full-service bar, public restrooms and food service for purchase available. She will provide you and your family with many memorable moments on one of our daily cruises narrated by our USCG Certified Captains.

Spirit of Tahoe


    • US Coast Guard Certified Captains & Friendly Crew
    • Full Bar
    • Indoor & Outdoor Seating
    • Restrooms

We can accommodate private parties, weddings, or corporate outings or you can just get away with friends for a tranquil wine and cheese afternoon.

All Cruises Leave from the SKI RUN MARINA – Rain or Shine!

900 Ski Run Blvd. South Lake Tahoe CA 96150

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

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.

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




    This cruise around the lake was so beautiful and relaxing! They give you a little history and offer some refreshments. Me and my family had a great time!

    Tanya D

    Fantastic experience! Crew was amazing, views were awesome! Highly recommend!

    Karen H

    One of the biggest highlights of our trip! The staff on the boat were so nice, helpful, and interactive. Made the experience above and beyond. We couldn’t be more happy with how it went!

    Paul Pak

    This was my first time to Tahoe. It offers so many things to do, BUT by far, a must do on each of my returning trips will be this cruise. One of the best moments spent in lake tahoe were on this cruise.
    The staff really nice and the views the views the views 😍🤩 absolutely beautiful.
    Thank you for an unforgettable view of Lake Tahoe 🫶

    Be Rivera

    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

    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.