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Jocassee Lake Tours

161 Holcombe Cir, Salem, SC 29676-2306
+1 864-280-5501
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Perfect day

This lake is pristine. We went out with Kay, of the owners and and not only does she know the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Donna P
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Waxhaw
Beautiful tour

Great people. Nice and beautiful tour. Expectaculars expectation, the sunset, the sky and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Reynarq
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Salem, South Carolina
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161 Holcombe Cir, Salem, SC 29676-2306
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This lake is pristine. We went out with Kay, of the owners and and not only does she know the history of the lake but she is a GREAT navigator as well. I highly recommend this trip. I will be back with the family!

Thank Donna P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great people. Nice and beautiful tour. Expectaculars expectation, the sunset, the sky and environment magnificent.

Thank Reynarq
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Family of 4 took the Lower Lake tour one day and the Upper Lake tour the next. Highly recommend both. Even my teens loved it. Our tour guide, Tricia, was awesome. She gave us so much information about the lake and the area and...More

Thank Trudy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a private tour for our family and it was absolutely a great time enjoyed by all. Brooks was great as our pontoon skipper and tour guide. He has lots of knowledge about the lake and surrounding area that he shares and answered every one...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a great time we had (five couples) during the "Moon Rising" boat trip a couple of weeks ago, I must praise Kay and Brooks for a fabulous experience on beautiful, pristine and glorious Lake Jocassee as we were privileged to witness the rising of...More

Thank VirginiaArtist
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Great day and highly informative guides. Stunning scenery of the Lake. This makes a great day for young and not so young!

Thank chrsfrry
Reviewed 9 June 2017

This is a large blue lake. This is one of the more beautiful lakes in the Eastern United States Visit the Devil State Park and take the lake cruise to the water falls (you make want to book this in advance it books up quickly)....More

2  Thank MargaretNJ2014
Kay W, Owner at Jocassee Lake Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thanks for coming, Margaret! We agree, Lake Jocassee is unrivaled in beauty in this part of the world. But there is one little thing I want to clarify: Clemson University is on the northern end of Lake Hartwell, a couple of lakes down from us....More

Reviewed 8 June 2017

Had an opportunity to do this tour with a private group as a scheduled event from a local convention. Brooks Wade was our very knowledgeable guide. He was able to provide an extensive history of the lake and area, as well as the lake's function...More

1  Thank shereeg12017
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Very accommodating. The boats were comfortable and the guides very knowledgeable of the lake and area. It was a really fun day

Thank elle860
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Four hours of peace and relaxation and learning; fortunately, weather was perfect, sunny and clear, not too hot. Boat driver was knowledgeable and friendly and fun, with lots of experience and lots of history to tell. Saw couple beautiful waterfalls and lots of plants, flowers...More

1  Thank kdhc2017
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IrishfFan
1 July 2017|
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Response from Bev J | Reviewed this property |
Generally, both owners don't go on the tour so it is likely you could be on the boat without the dog. They are very nice people and I believe if you emailed them with your concern, they would be very accommodating. Good luck... More
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10 April 2017|
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Response from Kay W | Property representative |
We do welcome well behaved lap dogs under 30 pounds on our public tours. We occasionally have a guest bring a larger dog (and they don't always tell us a dog is coming!) and as long as everyone else is okay with that, we are... More
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Julie C
21 March 2017|
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Response from Kay W | Property representative |
Hi Julie! I know the date has passed but I want to clarify a previous answer. Devils Fork State Park does NOT offer tours at all. Eclectic Sun is the on-site provider at DFSP for pontoon and kayak rentals. JLT works with ES... More
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