Lake Lure Tours

Explore North Carolina’s Lake Lure on a cruise with Lake Lure Tours. During the guided boat tour, groups will see local attractions, hear legends of Lake Lure, and learn all about the Hickory Nut Gorge’s natural and cultural history. Other boat excursions include the Box Lunch Cruise and the Sunset Dinner Cruise, which combine a relaxing tour around the lake with a meal. Lake Lure Tours also offers motorized and non-motorized boat rentals for your group to enjoy kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, pontoon boats, and more. Groups of 10 or more must call to make a reservation.
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Contact Info 
Address: 2930 Memorial Hwy., Lake Lure, NC 28746. Rutherford County. Tel: 877-386-4255. Email: Website: Hrs: Vary by season. Same Day Booking: No. Contact: Marina, 828-625-1373.

Trip Info
Grade Level: All ages. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 2 hours. Cost: Fee.  
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Social Studies, Science.  

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Boat Excursion Lesson Plan

Did you know a boat can be built out of concrete and it will still float? As long as the boat is lighter than the water it displaces, it will stay above water. Let students learn about how boats work, and explore hands-on activities students can do to “help” on the boat.... Continue