Cherokee summer boat cruise

Lake Cruises

Explore the waterfront of Lake Junaluska while learning a little history aboard the Cherokee IV.

Enjoy a family-friendly guided 45-minute boat tour aboard the historic Cherokee IV.  Learn lake history from your tour guide or just enjoy the scenery as you cruise along the water. Lake cruises open for the season Memorial Day weekend. Private cruises are are also available.

Private cruises can be booked online. Reservation information is coming soon for our fall guided lake cruises, which will be offered in mid-October. During the peak summer season, cruises are offered, weather permitting, on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays typically at 1, 3, 5 and 7 p.m.

Guided lake cruises are $10 per person age 6 and older and free for children age 5 and younger. Private cruises start at $350 and can be booked online.

Boat tours depart from the dock behind the Harrell Center, located across from The Terrace Hotel at 710 N. Lakeshore Drive, Lake Junaluska, N.C.

How to Reserve
Tickets to guided lake cruises can be purchased at the boat dock.  Reservations for private lake cruises can be booked online.

Private Cruises
Private cruises, including sunset cruises and small weddings, are available seasonally. Private cruises start at $350. Reserve online.

To contact Lake Junaluska Outfitters, call 828-454-6776.

Lake Junaluska visitors take a boat tour aboard the Cherokee