Come aboard for a scenic trip around the lake

Hours and Pricing


Guided Boat Tour Tickets

Adults:             $15

Seniors (62+):   $13

Children:          $7

Hours of Operation


April - May*



10am - 5pm

10am - 5pm

June - August



10am - 6pm

10am - 6pm

Sept - OctDaily10am - 5pm
Nov 1 - Nov 20



10am - 4pm

11am - 3pm

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.

Specialty Cruises


Box Lunch Cruise

Book this guided cruise around Lake Lure while enjoying a light lunch. Boxed lunch includes deli sandwich, chips, drink, and dessert. Lunch orders must be placed at least 3 days in advance and reservations are required. Cruise available for groups of 10+ passengers Monday through Friday from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

$25 per person

(Adults and Seniors)

Sunset Cruise

Take in the beautiful mountain views on a sunset cruise. This scenic, guided tour lasts approximately two hours and departs on Friday and Saturday evenings. Reservations are required. Adults only (21+) Please call for hours.

$25 per person

Dinner Cruise

The only cruise of it's kind in Lake Lure. Relax on this guided tour around the lake followed by dinner at a local restaurant. Departure times vary with sunsets and boats return to the Marina at approximately 9pm. Dinner cruise available to adults only and reservations are required no later than 3pm the day of the cruise. Dinner cruises run Fridays and Saturdays only from May through September (no holidays).

‚Äč$25 per person

Guided Boat Tours

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.


Tickets are sold on a first-come, first-serve basis 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.

Additional lunch cruises available. Please call for more details at (828) 625-1373.

(877) 386-4255