Cherokee summer boat cruise

Lake Cruises

Explore the waterfront of Lake Junaluska while learning a little history aboard the Cherokee IV. Lake cruises will be available to the public beginning Memorial Day weekend, 2023. Private cruises are available seasonally.

Enjoy a guided 45-minute boat tour aboard the historic Cherokee IV. Bask in the glorious changing colors of fall as you cruise beautiful Lake Junaluska. Learn lake history from your tour guide or just enjoy the scenery.

Check back for hours for the upcoming season.

Check back for pricing for lake cruises for the upcoming season. Private cruises start at $300.

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
Public lake cruises are closed for the season. Beginning Memorial Day weekend of 2023, reservations for lake cruises can be booked online.

Private Cruises
Private cruises, including sunset cruises and small weddings, are available seasonally. Private cruises start at $300. For more information or to book a private cruise, email [email protected] or call 828-454-6650.

Lake Junaluska visitors take a boat tour aboard the Cherokee