This half day tour focuses on the best of Tahoe's South and West Shore areas.

Your journey begins at a beautiful secluded Tahoe beach, shadowed by spectacular Mt. Tallac.  Across the river is an Eagle sanctuary and you will be able to view and photograph different species of local birds, and possibly even a bear.  As the mountains and lakes beckon, the adventure continues to backcountry lakes and spectacular waterfalls.  Above the falls, another high country lake awaits your arrival.  Climbing 2,000 feet above Tahoe to a high country ridgeline gives you amazing views.  Continue to one of the most photographed locations in North America, Emerald Bay.

This tour will take you to special locations to avoid the a great value and one of the best things to do in Lake Tahoe!

Minimum order is 2 persons.

Rates - including tax

Type Rate
Adult Rate
(Per Person, Ages 10+):

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Tour / Activity Details

4 to 5 hours
9:00 am daily
Please see Special Schedule Notes.

4 Days Minimum Advance Booking Required.  Minimum order is 2 persons.  Tour includes hotel pick-up and drop-off at south shore Lake Tahoe hotels.  Please order online or call us at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

There is a $6.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order. There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown at checkout includes any fuel surcharges, service charges and tax. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.

Tour / Activity Policies

Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change Fee Policy: If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

Tour / Activity Description

COVID-19 Protocols Updates

In an effort to establish procedures designed to assist in protecting the Tour Provider, and each of them, and Tour Participants - from injury, infection or illness due to the Covid-19 virus, the Tour Provider has established the following procedures which all Tour Participants and any Minor(s) must follow and must be agreed-to during the ordering process:

  1. All Tour Participants and Minors shall travel in their own vehicle during the Activity and follow the Tour Provider in a safe and lawful manner as the Activity proceeds to whatever locations are involved in the Activity. Tour Participants are fully and solely responsible for operating their vehicle in a safe and lawful manner.
  2. When not in their vehicle, all Tour Participants and any Minor(s) shall wear a protective mask and maintain a safe social distance of at least 6 feet (as recommended by CDC guidelines) from the Tour Provider, or any of them.
  3. No person may participate in a tour Activity who has tested positive for Covid-19 and has not received a written medical release confirming a full recovery and no longer displays any symptom of a Covid-19 infection or illness. Such release shall be displayed to Tour Provider upon request.
  4. No person may participate in a tour Activity who has a fever, cough, respiratory illness or distress, difficulty breathing, or other symptom of a Covid-19 infection.
  5. No person may participate in a tour Activity who has recently traveled outside the United States and has not completed a 14, or more, day quarantine without displaying any symptom of a Covid-19 infection of illness.

During the ordering process, a special question will be asked which must be answered "YES" to agree to the noted protective policies in order for you and your party to take part in this activity.


Special Schedule Notes

This tour is not available on New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, or New Year's Eve.


Tour Highlights/Included

  • Transportation to and from your South Shore hotel in a luxury SUV
  • The best spots that Tahoe has to offer during the time of year you visit
  • Area History
  • Photo Tips
  • Photos of your group taken on location by a professional photographer
  • Post processing of your group photos
  • Personalized CD of all your photos
  • Ice cold bottled water
  • All park passes


Please Note

  • Please check the weather and make sure to bring a light jacket even in summer. Tahoe weather is unpredictable and you should be prepared for comfort.
  • These tours are designed for everyone. Do not feel that you have to be a photographer to go on this tour. In the same light, if you ARE a photographer, this is a great way to get to the prime spots instead of wasting precious vacation time.
  • Guide gratuity is not included.
  • All participants must sign a "Release of Liability."



"Our family had an exceptional tour of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding areas. We enjoyed the many stories, and we'll see you for another grand Adventure." - The Root Family

"We will never forget the day we spent with world's best outdoor camera man. An awesome adventure we will always remember. We will never forget how cool this was and how special you are." - Daniel and Dan Lewis

"This is the 2nd year I have booked with you. You have taken me to so many amazing sights and through your pictures, I will enjoy these places for many years to come. Thank you so much for your patience and passion to show me all these new experiences. I will be back." - Karen Spicher


4 Days Minimum Advance Booking Required.  Minimum order is 2 persons.  Tour includes hotel pick-up and drop-off at south shore Lake Tahoe hotels.  Please order online or call us at 212-852-4822 to order or for more information.

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