Recent Searches
Clear

Top Lake Tahoe Outdoor Activities

Saved to wishlist!
When are you traveling?
Select Dates
Popular
Search experiences that may have limited interaction with crowds.
Search experiences with increased health and safety practices.
Search tours and activities you can do from home.

You are viewing Virtual Experiences in Lake Tahoe. See more Virtual Experiences around the globe. 🌎

Price
$0
$500+
Duration
Time of Day
RatingClear
Specials
Select Dates
Dates
On the Water
Bike Rentals
Cruises & Sailing
Water Tours
Nature and Wildlife
Motor Sports
Half-day Tours
Helicopter Tours
Kayaking
Day Trips
Sunset Cruises
Private Sightseeing Tours
Self-guided Tours & Rentals
Rentals
Water Equipment Rentals
Full-day Tours
Dinner Cruises
Boat Rentals
4WD Tours
Day Cruises
Car Tours

33 results | All Lake Tahoe Tours

Sort by: Featured

Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay Cruise on M.S. Dixie II

Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay Cruise on M.S. Dixie II

star-4
480
Take a boat tour on Lake Tahoe to soak up the alpine beauty of Emerald Bay, one of the lake’s most scenic spots. As you glide across the water on the M.S. Dixie II, admire the surrounding Sierra Nevadas, and cruise past Emerald Bay’s Fannete Island, the lake’s only island, as well as Vikingsholm Castle, a unique home on the shore. Plus, watch a video on board about the interesting underwater features of the lake.
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$69.75
From
$69.75
Taking safety measures

2 Hour Sailing Cruise on Lake Tahoe

2 Hour Sailing Cruise on Lake Tahoe

star-5
153
Sail Tahoe Blue is the premier sailing charter in South Lake Tahoe. We offer a unique sailing adventure and include complementary local beer and wine, as well as non-alcoholic beverages on all of our daily cruises. Unlike other tour boats which take 50+ passengers, our sailing yacht, "Blue", limits our capacity to 18 passengers. If you care to enjoy the beauty of propulsion by Mother Nature without the sound and smell of an engine, come sail with us!
More
  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$99.00
From
$99.00
Taking safety measures

M.S Dixie II Sunset Dinner Cruise

M.S Dixie II Sunset Dinner Cruise

star-4
335
Watch the sun slip behind the mountains on a Lake Tahoe dinner cruise aboard the M.S. Dixie II, and enjoy champagne, live music and an elegant dinner on the water. Dance to tunes from the local Steve Walker Band, see a spectacular Sierra sunset, then sit down for a freshly prepared meal. Enjoy selections like grass-fed beef or trout, organic greens, and vegetables. Finish the evening with fresh berries and cake as the first stars appear above the peaks, and Lake Tahoe’s scenic shoreline is illuminated.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$100.52
From
$100.52
Taking safety measures

Small-Group Day Trip to Yosemite from Lake Tahoe
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Small-Group Day Trip to Yosemite from Lake Tahoe

star-5
47
Explore the scenic highlights of Yosemite National Park on a full-day, small-group guided trip from Lake Tahoe with a lunchtime picnic beside Cascade Falls. Capture unforgettable images of the park’s soaring rock walls and craggy peaks then enjoy an invigorating hike to Yosemite Falls or Bridalveil Falls, where high-mountain rivers tumble from sheer granite cliffs. Spot rock climbers scaling the face of El Capitan, watch for deer in alpine meadows, and take in the timeless beauty of California’s High Sierra mountains.
More
  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$250.00
From
$250.00
Taking safety measures

Tahoe Helicopter Tour: Lakes and Waterfalls
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Tahoe Helicopter Tour: Lakes and Waterfalls

star-5
24
Weight limits apply: Maximum per-passenger weight is 250lbs. Maximum weight of all passengers combined must not exceed 500lbs. Passenger weights must be accurately provided at time of booking. Groups reaching a combined weight of 500 lbs will be subject to a weight check upon arrival for their flight. Any individual weighing 300 lbs or more will not be permitted to fly per the limitations of the aircraft. Any cancellation of a planned flight due to weights exceeding the maximum allowable aircraft weight (individual or combined) will be charged at full price. Starting at South Tahoe Airport, this 30 minute tour first embarks to Emerald Bay, then south past Mount Tallac, and over the shoreline of Fallen Leaf lake. Head west over Glen Alpine Falls below, climbing towards Pyramid Peak. The area is scattered with myriad lakes and waterfalls. Fly over Lake Aloha and past Horsetail Falls, dropping nearly 500 feet.
More
  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$265.00
From
$265.00

Full-Day Lake Tahoe Circle Tour including Squaw Valley

Full-Day Lake Tahoe Circle Tour including Squaw Valley

star-4.5
58
Travel all the way around scenic Lake Tahoe in a comfortable shuttle on this 7-hour tour. Led by a local guide, you’ll cover close to 70 miles (110km), making stops at the beautiful vistas of Sand Harbor and Emerald Bay. You’ll also visit a charming village at Squaw Valley Ski Resort, and explore Tahoe City on the lake’s north shore, stopping to purchase lunch. As you go, your guide will provide rich historical context for the beautiful landscape surrounding you.
More
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$51.29
From
$51.29
Taking safety measures

Emerald Bay Helicopter Tour of Lake Tahoe
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Emerald Bay Helicopter Tour of Lake Tahoe

star-4.5
69
Weight limits apply: Maximum per-passenger weight is 250lbs. Maximum weight of all passengers combined must not exceed 500lbs. Passenger weights must be accurately provided at time of booking. Groups reaching a combined weight of 500 lbs will be subject to a weight check upon arrival for their flight. Any individual weighing 300 lbs or more will not be permitted to fly per the limitations of the aircraft. Any cancellation of a planned flight due to weights exceeding the maximum allowable aircraft weight (individual or combined) will be charged at full price. Showcasing beautiful Fallen Leaf lake, Cascade Lake, Taylor Creek, and Pope Beach, this tour heads to breathtaking Emerald Bay. Surrounded by granite cathedrals and fed by Eagle falls, the lake's only true bay is named for its emerald green waters.
More
  • 10 to 12 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$110.00
From
$110.00
Taking safety measures

Wild West Day Trip from Lake Tahoe with Train Ride
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Wild West Day Trip from Lake Tahoe with Train Ride

star-4
57
Go back in time to the old Wild West on this tour from South Lake Tahoe to Virginia City, Nevada, including a train ride on the Virginia & Truckee Railroad. With a guide, you’ll start your day trip by minibus, driving along part of the Pony Express. When you reach Virginia City, a National Historic Landmark District, take a 6.5-mile round-trip train ride before enjoying free time in town to explore at your leisure, perhaps visiting museums or a historical saloon.
More
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$85.00
From
$85.00
Taking safety measures

El Dorado Wine Country Tour from South Lake Tahoe
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

El Dorado Wine Country Tour from South Lake Tahoe

star-4.5
61
Visit the wineries near Lake Tahoe on this day trip to the El Dorado AVA (American Viticultural Area), a wine appellation outside the town of Placerville in the Sierra foothills. Accompanied by a wine guide, you’ll enjoy visits to multiple wineries, where tastings are included at the first three. Also included are a stop at Boa Vista fruit orchard, an outdoor picnic-style lunch, and transport from South Lake Tahoe. If you’re interested in wine or agriculture, this is a great way to see more of this region of Northern California. 
More
  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$76.93
From
$76.93
Taking safety measures

Lake Tahoe Small-Group Photography Scenic Half-Day Tour

Lake Tahoe Small-Group Photography Scenic Half-Day Tour

star-5
568
Tahoe photographic tours offer a unique way to enjoy Lake Tahoe’s natural wonders and receive photography tips as you are led by an experienced photo guide who provides tips and shares information about the area. Whether you’re looking to snap a poster-worthy shot of snow-covered mountains, towering trees, wild flowers or the glassy lake itself, you’ll learn how to shoot in the great outdoors and see some of Lake Tahoe’s most beautiful natural sights, including Emerald Bay. Select either a half-day or full-day tour.
More
  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$189.00
From
$189.00
Taking safety measures

Ultimate Lake Tahoe Self-Driving Audio Tour

Ultimate Lake Tahoe Self-Driving Audio Tour

star-3.5
12
Explore Lake Tahoe’s dazzlingly blue waters and stunning mountainous backdrop with this self-guided audio tour! Drive around the entirety of the lake as you learn about its origins, admire its breathtaking vistas, and dive into its Gilded Age history. Explore hikes, historic homes, and waterfall views along the way. This self-guided driving tour allows you to experience all of Lake Tahoe with maximum flexibility and value. Purchase one tour per car, not per person. Everyone listens together! Within 30 min, we'll send you two things: a unique password and an app. Download the app onto your phone, enter password, and download the tour. When you arrive, go to the South Tahoe Visitor Center, launch the app, and follow the instructions! Stick to our recommended route for the best experience. No expiration — the tour is available from the minute you book until forever! This is not an entrance ticket to attractions along the route. Check pandemic rules & opening hours before your visit.
More
  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$7.99
From
$7.99
Taking safety measures

Ski or Snowboard Rental in Lake Tahoe

Ski or Snowboard Rental in Lake Tahoe

star-4.5
4
Hit the slopes of Tahoe this winter with a ski or snowboard rental package in South Lake Tahoe. You’ll be fitted by trained staff members who will make sure you leave with the boots, bindings, and skis or snowboard that are right for your skill level. Plus, receive maps of area resorts and tips about mountain safety. By reserving in advance, you’ll ensure you won’t miss out on rentals for your family during the busy ski season. Four rental locations are available, and you can choose a 1-, 2- or 3-day package.
More
  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
From
$44.59
From
$44.59

Snowshoe Hike to Pauly's Point in Tahoe National Forest

Snowshoe Hike to Pauly's Point in Tahoe National Forest

star-5
2
This adventure takes place immersed in Tahoe National Forest located only minutes from Squaw Valley and Alpine Meadows. From private access, we follow a personal trail through the woods to one of my all-time favorite viewpoints. Throughout the hike Iconic scenery of Alpine Meadows, Squaw Valley and the Sierra Crest can be enjoyed in this sparsely populated zone, allowing for an uninterrupted immersive experience.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$90.00
From
$90.00
Taking safety measures

Half-Day Self-Guided Electric Bike Tour | Lake Tahoe's Iconic East Shore Trail

Half-Day Self-Guided Electric Bike Tour | Lake Tahoe's Iconic East Shore Trail

star-5
68
Indulge Yourselves and experience more of Lake Tahoe's Scenic Coast. Enjoy all the Breathtaking views in Relaxed Comfort instead of catching your breath. Easily select the bike's electric assistance to your own personal preference. Cruise in comfort or choose to get a workout.
More
  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$99.00
From
$99.00
Taking safety measures

Zephyr Cove Helicopter Tour
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Zephyr Cove Helicopter Tour

star-5
17
This tour encompasses the entire south shore of Lake Tahoe, starting with a trip up the east shore into Nevada. Witness the beautiful indigo blue waters and teal shorelines as you fly to Zephyr Cove. After circling Zephyr Cove, the tour heads west along the south shoreline past Fallen Leaf Lake and Cascade Lake to Emerald Bay.
More
  • 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$180.00
From
$180.00

Guided Kayak Tour of Tahoe's Sand Harbor

Guided Kayak Tour of Tahoe's Sand Harbor

star-5
16
Explore the eastern shore of Lake Tahoe on a 4.5-hour guided kayak tour from Sand Harbor. Paddle past granite boulders to hidden beaches and swimming holes along one of the most pristine alpine lakes in North America. Includes a picnic lunch and the use of all kayaking equipment.
More
  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$100.00
From
$100.00

Lake Tahoe Helicopter Tour: Circle the Lake
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Lake Tahoe Helicopter Tour: Circle the Lake

star-5
10
Weight limits apply: Maximum per-passenger weight is 250lbs. Maximum weight of all passengers combined must not exceed 500lbs. Passenger weights must be accurately provided at time of booking. Groups reaching a combined weight of 500 lbs will be subject to a weight check upon arrival for their flight. Any individual weighing 300 lbs or more will not be permitted to fly per the limitations of the aircraft. Any cancellation of a planned flight due to weights exceeding the maximum allowable aircraft weight (individual or combined) will be charged at full price. This 45 minute ride follows Lake Tahoe's pristine 72 mile shoreline, shimmering in shades of green and blue. While most of the shoreline is visible from the roads and highways circling the lake, nothing can compare to the view from a helicopter! Start by flying to Emerald Bay, then continue your journey around Lake Tahoe to witness the many stunning views Lake Tahoe has to offer.
More
  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
From
$392.00
From
$392.00

Full-Day Self-Guided Electric Bike Tour | Lake Tahoe's Iconic East Shore Trail

Full-Day Self-Guided Electric Bike Tour | Lake Tahoe's Iconic East Shore Trail

star-5
10
Indulge Yourselves and experience more of Lake Tahoe's Scenic Coast. Enjoy all the Breathtaking views in Relaxed Comfort instead of catching your breath. Easily select the bike's electric assistance to your own personal preference. Cruise in comfort or choose to get a workout.
More
  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$129.00
From
$129.00
Taking safety measures

Private Boat Charter on Lake Tahoe with Captain Half Day

Private Boat Charter on Lake Tahoe with Captain Half Day

star-5
10
This is an all inclusive price! Bring up to 6 guests on your private charter. Includes all gas, equipment and your own licensed Captain to drive you around the lake! If you love cruising the lake and visiting the famous and beautiful beaches of Tahoe... this is for you! Cruise Lake Tahoe with your own private boat captain and relax and enjoy on the beautiful, elegant boat, the Grateful Red. This is one of only two Mariah z250 Limited Shabah boats ever built in this style. It is definitely a head turner! Sun, Sand, Swim. Option to bring a picnic lunch, or we'll stop at one of the Lakeside lunch venues.
More
  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$950.00
per group
From
$950.00
per group
Taking safety measures

Tahoe City 3-Hour Single Kayak Rental

Tahoe City 3-Hour Single Kayak Rental

star-5
7
Explore the western shore of Lake Tahoe independently by kayak with a 3-hour kayak rental from Tahoe City. Soak in the views of forest and granite as you paddle across the crystal clear waters of this enormous lake, which is surrounded by 12,000-foot-tall (3,660-meter) mountains.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$55.00
From
$55.00

Kayak Tour of Historic Lake Tahoe West Shore
Likely to Sell OutLikely to Sell Out

Kayak Tour of Historic Lake Tahoe West Shore

star-5
8
Grab a paddle and voyage along the scenic west shore of Lake Tahoe on a guided, 2.5-hour morning kayak tour. Experience the full beauty of Tahoe in the summer while gliding through the pristine water, and learn about local history and legends like early settlers, the ill-fated Donner Party, and life on the lake before the advent of ski resorts and casinos.
More
  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
From
$75.00
From
$75.00

Kayak & Stand Up Paddle Board Rentals - Special Insight on Crystal Clear Coves

Kayak & Stand Up Paddle Board Rentals - Special Insight on Crystal Clear Coves

star-4.5
11
- No tour guide needed - Just "grab n go" - with our universal kayak/SUP racks, almost any car can carry your rentals to wherever you'd like to go… except maybe a convertible with the top down. ;) - All necessary equipment provided ** We are happy to issue a refund for anyone in your party who feels unsafe in certain choppy water conditions. We just ask that you bring the rental back within the hour. **
More
  • 2 hours to 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$50.00
From
$50.00
Taking safety measures

Heavenly Premium Ski Rental Including Delivery

Heavenly Premium Ski Rental Including Delivery

star-5
5
Get delivery of your ski and snowboard rental with this premium service in South Tahoe. Avoid waiting in the long lines at rental shops to get your boots, helmets, skis and snowboards. Order your gear ahead of time and get your equipment delivered to your home or vacation rental at a time of your choosing. Enjoy a custom in-home fitting by the expert technician to ensure you get the right fit. After you've shredded the slopes, schedule pickup at a time that's convenient for you.
More
  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
From
$116.48
From
$116.48

Full Day Self-Guided Bike Tour of Lake Tahoe

Full Day Self-Guided Bike Tour of Lake Tahoe

star-5
3
We offer personalized customer service. Our team of experts will ensure you are fitted to the right equipment for your needs. We offer detailed route guidance and maps and are here to show you the best bike routes. All equipment is sanitized before your rental, and our team will assist you in a safety demonstration before you depart. We also have en-route assistance for those who need help along the way.
More
  • 1 hour to 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
From
$45.00
From
$45.00
Taking safety measures

Filters

Frequently Asked Questions

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What are the best Outdoor Activities in Lake Tahoe?
Q:
What Outdoor Activities in Lake Tahoe are 1 hour or less?
Q:
What Outdoor Activities in Lake Tahoe are taking additional safety precautions?
Q:
What Outdoor Activities in Lake Tahoe are good for avoiding crowds?