We apologize, but GUIDED BOAT TOURS are temporarily suspended due to low lake levels. Please check back daily for updates.

Guided Boat Tours

All prices subject to change.

Cruise along local attractions and landmarks used in the filming of "Dirty Dancing". 

Discover the beauty and charm of Lake Lure on a covered boat tour. Listen to the legends of the lake and learn about the natural and cultural history of Hickory Nut Gorge, home to Lake Lure, North Carolina.


PLEASE READ CAREFULLY:  Tickets are sold on a first-come, first-serve basis, beginning at 10 am, the day of the tour.

Our boat tours depart on the top of the hour, beginning at 11 am daily,  and require at least six passengers. We are sorry, but no pets are allowed on tour boats. 


Our tour guides ensure your safety and will make you want to come back for a tour over and over.

Private charters also available.

Boat Tour Pricing


Guided Boat Tour Tickets 2022

Adults:             $20

Seniors (62+):   $18

Children:          $10


(877) 386-4255

Come aboard for a scenic trip around the lake

Boat Tour Hours


Office Hours


 9am - 5pm

April - May


 9am - 5pm

June - August


 9am - 5pm

Sept - OctDaily
 9am - 5pm


 9am - 5pm 

DecemberDaily 9am - 5pm

Tour boats leave the Marina beginning at 11 am daily.

Please contact the Marina at 828-625-1373 for groups of 10+ passengers.