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Fannette Island is the only island in Lake Tahoe. The stone structure on top of the island is the 250 square foot "Tea House" built in 1929 by Lora J. Knight.

Emerald Bay Cruise

Visit Emerald Bay and the Vikingsholm

Our Private Emerald Bay Cruises are 2-hours, departing either in the morning or afternoon. Explore Lake Tahoe’s picturesque west shoreline and experience the pristine waters of Emerald Bay and Rubicon Bay. See Lake Tahoe’s most breathtaking views including Fannett Island, Eagle Falls, Rubicon Point and Sugar Pine Point.

We depart from the Tahoe Keys Marina and take guests along the beautiful west shore into Emerald Bay to view or unload and visit Lake Tahoe’s hidden castle the Vikingsholm and Fannette Island. Along the way we can drop anchor for a swim or enjoy a packed lunch, snacks and beverages. Then, we cruise through the Caribbean waters of Rubicon Bay and Meeks Bay.

Continuing up the west shore passing by Sugar Pine Point to view the historic Pine Lodge also known as the Ehrman Mansion built in 1902. From there we continue back across the lake to the Marina.

We provide a cooler with ice, bottled water and sodas. Guests are welcome to bring snacks, packed lunches and beverages of their choice. Alcohol is allowed.

Vikingsholm the hidden Castle of Lake Tahoe
Caribbean waters of Rubicon Bay