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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.

All prices subject to change.

*Boat tours will resume on monday, november 7, 2022. Departures on the top of the hour from 11am - 3pm. Marina open from 10am - 4pm. 

Come aboard for a scenic trip around the lake

Boat Tour Pricing


Guided Boat Tour Tickets 2022

Adults:             $20

Seniors (62+):   $17

Children:          $10


Guided Boat Tours

Boat Tour Hours


Office Hours


April - May*




10am - 5pm

June - August*



10am - 6pm

10am - 6pm

Sept - OctDaily
10am - 5pm


DecemberGas onlyBy appt

Tour boats leave the Marina beginning at 11 am daily.

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