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Jocassee Lake Tours

161 Holcombe Cir, Salem, SC 29676-2306
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Pontoon cruise

A nice afternoon, with our guide. He had a # of fun/interesting stories. Nice way to spend a... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Slick2610
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Salem, South Carolina
WOW! What a great way to impress out-of-town guests!

We chose the sunset cruise with Tricia and it was wonderful, educational experience. Tricia's... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Terry A
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“hour tour” (12 reviews)
“beautiful lake” (15 reviews)
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161 Holcombe Cir, Salem, SC 29676-2306
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"hour tour"
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"beautiful lake"
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"flora and fauna"
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"wonderful tour"
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"fall color"
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"knowledgeable guide"
in 4 reviews
"pontoon boat"
in 9 reviews
"four hours"
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"highly recommend this tour"
in 4 reviews
"upper lake"
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"different seasons"
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"well worth the cost"
in 2 reviews
"full moon rising"
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"bring lunch"
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"plant life"
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"answered all of our questions"
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"south carolina"
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

A nice afternoon, with our guide. He had a # of fun/interesting stories. Nice way to spend a beautiful 1/2 day, in God's Country.

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Reviewed September 19, 2017

We chose the sunset cruise with Tricia and it was wonderful, educational experience. Tricia's enthusiasm for the area was contagious! All 6 of us enjoyed the adventure. Terry

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Reviewed September 18, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited the area as part of a weekend excursion. We were looking forward to seeing the sights but expecting the typical tour with "canned" talks and "cookie cutter" stops. We quickly discovered that Jocassee Lake Tours is unique. Kay tailored a...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2017

We thought on renting a boat, but nobody would rent one for people who didn't have boat driving experience... We ended up booking a 4 hour private tour with them, and it was the best decision ever. The price was very reasonable, and the best...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2017

I went on the 4 hour boat tour with a friend last weekend. Boat tour is a misnomer because it's so much more! Zac was out guide and was very knowledgeable about the lake, the surroundings, the homes, the bird and animal life and also...More

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Reviewed August 22, 2017

We live within an hour of Lake Jocassee and even have our own boat on nearby Lake Keowee. Yet we have been on three tours with Jocassee Lake Tours three times in recent years. We can HIGHLY RECOMMEND this tour group! They are so kind...More

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Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

We had such a great time on a privately scheduled adventure tour and had a great tour guide named Dan. Dan took us to the most amazing, breathtaking places on the lake. Every stop was unique and had its own little character. We jumped off...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2017

Went on the sunset cruise and our tour guide, Trisha, was incredibly knowledgeable! She was patient with everyone who had comments and answered all of our questions. The lake was gorgeous as well, as always, but this sunset cruise was awesome! Thanks for a great...More

Thank Debbie G
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Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

This was our family's third trip with Jocassee Lake Tours - better known as Brooks and Kay - terrific and fun people. We explored parts of the lake we hadn't seen previously, swam in waterfalls (our favorite) and just enjoyed the beauty of the lake....More

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Brooks W, Owner at Jocassee Lake Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2017

Thanks for the kind words, Don. We always look forward to your visits.

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Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

Booked a lake tour for me, my husband and my 11 year old nephew. This was our first time to the lake so we opted to trust the tour guides and get to know the lake rather than bring our own boat this first time....More

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IrishfFan
July 1, 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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April 10, 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
March 21, 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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