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Lake Lure Tours

2930 Memorial Hwy, Lake Lure, NC 28746-9249
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Fabulous views and informative history! Beautiful day on the lake with my friend. It's a relaxing... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
anneaconda
,
Tampa, Florida
via mobile
Excellent Tour -- A Must Do!!

If you're visiting the area for the first time, as my wife and I did, you definitely want to take... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
RetiredBeachers29526
,
Conway, South Carolina
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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.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“dirty dancing” (59 reviews)
“great tour” (17 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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2930 Memorial Hwy, Lake Lure, NC 28746-9249
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"great boat"
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"beautiful scenery"
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"nice ride"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous views and informative history! Beautiful day on the lake with my friend. It's a relaxing tour too.

Thank anneaconda
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

If you're visiting the area for the first time, as my wife and I did, you definitely want to take the Lake Lure Tour. It's approximately a one hour ride on a clean and comfortable pontoon boat that has cushioned seating and is covered to...More

Thank RetiredBeachers29526
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

This lake was beautiful and so many big and gorgeous homes. There is even a castle! Our guide was very knowledgeable. I loved the story about the town under the lake. The tour was an hour long and worth every dollar spent. We did get...More

Thank Barbara m
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Reviewed May 4, 2018

The Lake Lure tour was very enjoyable. The lake was very calm, and it was a very beautiful day. Our tour boat captain pointed out the areas where Dirty Dancing was filmed. He pointed out the oldest house and the homes that were destroyed by...More

Thank Louise S
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Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Our guide, Steve, was very knowledgeable and did a great job of narrating throughout our one hour pontoon boat ride. Very relaxing and informative. I highly recommend this activity when in Lake Lure.

Thank Betty S
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Reviewed February 19, 2018 via mobile

We have been to Lake Lure many times. But, this was our first boat tour. We highly recommend it. It's relaxing. The tour boat Captains are charming and very knowledgeable about all things Lake Lure. Including where parts of Dirty Dancing was filmed to how...More

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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

If you want to see the lake and learn a lot of it’s history from the water, then Lake Lure Tours is for you. They can accommodate small or large groups, plenty of parking and centrally located downtown.

Thank Bobbi E
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Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

There's not much to say other than that this is a nice tour and worth doing if you will be in the area! My wife and I visit the area several times and year and this was our first lake tour. The views were great,...More

Thank LordOfTheDance1776
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Reviewed October 30, 2017

Recently went with a group of 40+ so we got an even better rate. The tour is approx. 1 hour long. Worth the price just to see the beauty of the home/trees surrounding the lake and hear some of the cool history stories. If you...More

2  Thank Suzy L
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Reviewed October 30, 2017

We went on the tour Friday, October 27th. Steve was our guide and did a splendid job doing the tour. He had a great sense of humor also! Highly recommend the tour as you'll learn a lot about the history of Lake Lure!

Thank bogolfpro
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Misty S
May 20, 2018|
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Response from Julie B | Property representative |
Pets are not allowed on the beach.
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Misty S
May 20, 2018|
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Response from RetiredBeachers29526 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. Our tour guide included this information during the course of our boat tour.
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Misty S
May 18, 2018|
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Response from Betty S | Reviewed this property |
I totally agree with Anna. Do take the tour. It is well worth it. The guide points out all of the highlights and filming locations for Dirty Dancing.
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