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Jocassee Lake Tours

161 Holcombe Cir, Salem, SC 29676-2306
+1 864-280-5501
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What a great time we had (five couples) during the "Moon Rising" boat trip a couple of weeks ago, I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Highly Suggest

Great day and highly informative guides. Stunning scenery of the Lake. This makes a great day for... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sunset, South Carolina
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161 Holcombe Cir, Salem, SC 29676-2306
+1 864-280-5501
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a great time we had (five couples) during the "Moon Rising" boat trip a couple of weeks ago, I must praise Kay and Brooks for a fabulous experience on beautiful, pristine and glorious Lake Jocassee as we were privileged to witness the rising of...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great day and highly informative guides. Stunning scenery of the Lake. This makes a great day for young and not so young!

Thank chrsfrry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a large blue lake. This is one of the more beautiful lakes in the Eastern United States Visit the Devil State Park and take the lake cruise to the water falls (you make want to book this in advance it books up quickly)....More

1  Thank MargaretNJ2014
Kay W, Owner at Jocassee Lake Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for coming, Margaret! We agree, Lake Jocassee is unrivaled in beauty in this part of the world. But there is one little thing I want to clarify: Clemson University is on the northern end of Lake Hartwell, a couple of lakes down from us....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an opportunity to do this tour with a private group as a scheduled event from a local convention. Brooks Wade was our very knowledgeable guide. He was able to provide an extensive history of the lake and area, as well as the lake's function...More

1  Thank shereeg12017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very accommodating. The boats were comfortable and the guides very knowledgeable of the lake and area. It was a really fun day

Thank elle860
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four hours of peace and relaxation and learning; fortunately, weather was perfect, sunny and clear, not too hot. Boat driver was knowledgeable and friendly and fun, with lots of experience and lots of history to tell. Saw couple beautiful waterfalls and lots of plants, flowers...More

1  Thank kdhc2017
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The cost was $45 per person. The ride around beautiful Lake Jocassee was pleasant. I was disappointed we didn't get to see Laurel Fork Falls. That's the primary reason we wanted to take the tour. The guide was pretty good at giving a history of...More

2  Thank Raleigh66
Kay W, Owner at Jocassee Lake Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Raleigh66, and thanks for the review. I have to ask, though, about this inaccurate info! All guides with JLT are well-versed in geological history, and I can't imagine any of us not being able to define "escarpment". And claiming SC to be originally part...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017

Perfect weather for a boat tour of Lake Jocassee! Kay Wade, our boat Captain took us on an amazing historical, and naturalist tour of the lake. Along the way we visited waterfalls, saw, and identified spring wildflowers. The boat was very quiet so we could...More

3  Thank Martha G
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and daughter decided to go visit my aunt for Easter Break. We had not seen her for awhile and never have been to here house on the lake. She recommended that we take a tour of Lake Jocassee. A man made lake created...More

1  Thank Drew G
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Wow...what a great way to explore this amazing area. Brooks was a fabulous guide...so knowledgeable about the area. And his first mate, Myca, is the best boat dog in all of jocassee lake. This was a 4 hour ride of beautiful views and pleasant company....More

Thank lctravels
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you allow small dogs on your tours?
11 April 2017|
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Response from Kay W | Property representative |
We do welcome well behaved lap dogs under 30 pounds on our public tours. We occasionally have a guest bring a larger dog (and they don't always tell us a dog is coming!) and as long as everyone else is okay with that, we are... More
Julie C
Are you open today, March 21? We're headed your way from Simpsonville & would like to book a tour!
21 March 2017|
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Response from Kay W | Property representative |
Hi Julie! I know the date has passed but I want to clarify a previous answer. Devils Fork State Park does NOT offer tours at all. Eclectic Sun is the on-site provider at DFSP for pontoon and kayak rentals. JLT works with ES... More
MiMi N
Do we have to go on a tour or can we just enter the lake and explore on our own? Also, is there a place to rent boats or canoes etc?
23 February 2017|
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Response from Sherrie C | Property representative |
Hi there. This is Sherrie from Jocassee Lake Tours. The only way to get on to Lake Jocassee is through Devils Fork State Park at the main dock or kayak ramps. Eclectic Sun is located in the park and offers Pontoon... More