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Borges Sleigh and Carriage Rides

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Address: Sand Harbor State Park, NV 96150-6965
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+1 775-588-2953
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 19:00
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The Borges Sleigh and Carriage Rides is still a family operated business at...

The Borges Sleigh and Carriage Rides is still a family operated business at the same location in South Lake Tahoe for over 42 years. Over the years, other locations have been used such as Squaw Creek & Northstar Resorts. Our 1 hour or 30 minute narrated sleigh ride travels along the Pony Express Trail then over the meadow and though the woods...to a spectacular view of Lake Tahoe. A picnic area, snow play area & pony rides are some of the addition activities. Hot drinks & souvenirs are also available.

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Fun Summer Horse and Carriage Ride at Lake Tahoe

We enjoyed a horse carriage ride in July. The horses and carriages are very nice. The staff is good. During the summer, the horse carriages are located between Harrahs Casino... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2016
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Fremont, California

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Tahoe City, California
1 review
Reviewed 5 March 2017

My 4 year old son and I thoroughly enjoyed our sleigh ride. My son is still talking about it. Sand Harbor is the perfect place for a winter ride. The view is breathtaking. The staff is friendly and kind. The horses are beautiful and well cared for.

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Carson City, Nevada
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

Total rip off! The ride was on the parking lot, we never went along the shore or over the meadows and through the woods, like they describe it on their website. The sleigh was on wheels. The ride was actually 30min and 2x15min stops to take pictures. No narrated tour, songs or poems, we never got to pet the horses.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Our Christmas Day sleigh ride for 11 people including kids turned out to be a lap of the car park. The excitement was too much to contain ! It's not even a sleigh. It's a horse drawn cart . $84 x 11 is what we paid plus tax. That's $924 plus tax for a lap of the car park and... More 

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Sleighride2953, Manager at Borges Sleigh and Carriage Rides, responded to this review

It is upsetting to hear that you didn't enjoy our horse drawn sleigh rides on wheels at beautiful of Sand Harbor State Park. All the reservation and last minute visitors were informed of the snow conditions at Lake Tahoe. It is posted on our web-site and in your confirmation. You had the option to not go on the ride and... More 

Fremont, California
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

We enjoyed a horse carriage ride in July. The horses and carriages are very nice. The staff is good. During the summer, the horse carriages are located between Harrahs Casino and the Lake Tahoe Hotel Resort. The carriage driver is good too.

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deBorges, Manager at Borges Sleigh and Carriage Rides, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Borges Carriage Rides and leaving your response. I reply to the staff what you said and give the horses an extra carrot in your honor. We hope to see you again! Dianna Borges More 

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Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

"I was going to give a good review on this customer as I appreciated the head's up on there not being enough snow for our sleigh ride and that they had to put wheels back on the carriage; however, I decided to call back and see the company would give a discount as this was change of plans and less... More 

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Sleighride2953, Owner at Borges Sleigh and Carriage Rides, responded to this review

Yes, I do remember you as well. I felt that I was being harassed and spoken to disrespectfully. I informed you that your group was already discounted and that there was not other option but to cancelled. I do understand the disappointment at not getting the ride your group had hoped for, however, the weather was out of my control.... More 

Houston, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Here's the story...my then, fiancé and I contacted Dwight Borges of Borges Carriage Rides and gave him very vague wishes of what we wanted for our wedding (as we didn't really know what we wanted). Dwight took what little info we gave him and ran with it, arranging everything from photographer, Dianna, who was amazing and the minister, Thomas Honesco,... More 

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deBorges, Manager at Borges Sleigh and Carriage Rides, responded to this review

We truly enjoyed being a part of your Magical Day! Thank you for your kind review. It is much appreciated. Take Care and May Blessings fill your life together...Dianna & Dwight Borges More 

Roseville, California
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Reviewed 20 June 2015

The guide was really friendly. The horse, Abraham, was very relaxed and knew where he was going. It was about a 30 min tour. Told us some history as well as showed us the beach and neighborhoods. It was very relaxing and worth the price for sure. My kids enjoyed it and so did I.

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deBorges, Manager at Borges Sleigh and Carriage Rides, responded to this review

I am glad we could make your family experience a fun one. Thank you for the kind words. Til Next Time! Thank you, Dianna Borges More 

Amarillo, Texas
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Reviewed 12 May 2015

This ride was fairly short in duration (30 mins or so), but with a great weather day, a beautiful horse, and fun and friendly driver, we had fun! It is a bit pricey to take the horse-drawn carriage tour through town, down by the lake, and back again (we departed from/returned to the Tahoe Resort Hotel), but if you're in... More 

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deBorges, Manager at Borges Sleigh and Carriage Rides, responded to this review

Thank you for your post. I am glad you enjoyed our ride and your time in Lake Tahoe. More 

Fremont, California
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5,271 reviews
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Reviewed 19 March 2015

With the California drought, its been a difficult time for Borges Sleigh Rides in terms of doing a sleigh ride. We have done that in the past and its so nice when we have a snowy year. However, we also like the carriage rides they do. We have enjoyed and in general we have found it well run.

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deBorges, Manager at Borges Sleigh and Carriage Rides, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. It is always exciting to hear from people who enjoy our year round activities. Hope this next Winter will be Snowy and Bright for you and yours. More 

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Reviewed 6 March 2015 via mobile

My name is joshua, I used drives these beautiful sleighs it was a spectacular part of my life , I worked on the rancheck as well, it was extremely breath taking get up in the morning, smelling the crisp air, loading horses, traveling to south lake tahoe everyday, I had the most incredible experience to share the knowledge I gained... More 

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deBorges, Manager at Borges Sleigh and Carriage Rides, responded to this review

Wow, Thanks Josh! It was nice to hear from you and I hope that your life is doing well. Give us a call sometime and catch up! Take Care! Dianna More 

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