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Lake Lure Tours

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Lake Lure Tours
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  • Poor1%
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“dirty dancing”(63 reviews)
“great tour”(17 reviews)
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...more
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2930 Memorial Hwy, Lake Lure, NC 28746-9249
+1 828-625-1373
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Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Great trip... narrated... well worth the money. Beautiful lake. Better yet, rent your own pontoon to tour the lake!

Thank Kay076
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Everthing cooperated. Light breeze, temp in 70's, smooth lake surface and $1m homes shore to shore. Don't miss the mini-biltmore. Also, a nice view of Chimney Rock from the lake.

Thank I8796GBbruceb
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

I could not recommend this short trip around the man made lake. The guide was funny and very informative. We have a blind relative and he was catered for very well with little fuss. I thought it was great value for money.

Thank nickc770
Reviewed September 30, 2018

I have been on this tour before. Went on the last tour of the day with a large group that included several children under 12. Our Captain/tour guide became frustrated trying to talk over the children, and stated that he could not talk over them....More

Thank pocono1179
Reviewed September 19, 2018

I scheduled a day off originally to travel to Atlanta to see a baseball game. Decided I preferred to spend the day relaxing in Lake Lure with my wife and our 2 year old granddaughter on a tour of Lake Lure. We purchased tickets, had...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Love viewing the mountains from the water. Tour guides are friendly and knowledgeable about the area. Very relaxing.

Thank cgsavannah
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

We took the last tour of the day at 6 to avoid the heat. Our guide was very knowledgeable and entertaining. The lake and surrounding properties are beautiful and it was a relaxing and fun activitiy. You can’t book the tours ahead of time so...More

Thank Paula R
Reviewed September 6, 2018

We cruised Lake Lure while learning it's history. Very interesting. The boat captains are a wealth of knowledge on the area. Captain Steve is a hoot! He made the trip fun for all ages as our whole family wants to go again!! A nice way...More

Thank Eric J
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Don’t miss this pontoon boat trip - only way to really appreciate the lake, history and homes . Narrated , one hour long . Marina right near the Visitors center .

Thank eatouts
Reviewed August 28, 2018

We LOVED our Lake Lure boat tour. The lake is so pretty and there is a lot to look at - beautiful scenery, huge homes and great stories. The boat tour was well priced, not over crowded and the guide was great. My only request...More

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July 3, 2018|
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Response from Betty S | Reviewed this property |
Really don't know. Absolutely no problem getting tickets in May.
Misty S
May 20, 2018|
Response from Julie B | Property representative |
Pets are not allowed on the beach.
Misty S
May 20, 2018|
Response from RetiredBeachers29526 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is. Our tour guide included this information during the course of our boat tour.