Learn about Captain Whittell’s contributions to conserving Lake Tahoe’s Nevada shoreline and see his world-famous mansion!
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Explore the historic Thunderbird Lodge: Learn about Lake Tahoe's magical Castle-in-the-Sky and the world-famous Thunderbird Yacht! 

Peek into the 1930's lifestyle of the rich and famous as you tour the historic Thunderbird Lodge Estate.  Informative, docent-led tours are provided as you walk the winding pathways in search of the secret tunnels and learn about this unique property and the eccentric man who built it.  Please wear comfortable clothing, walking shoes and be prepared to stand or walk on uneven surfaces.  A portion of the tour fee is a charitable contribution. 

Please be aware, children under 6 years old are not permitted.

No commercial photography/videography is allowed. 

$75 per person

 Tour Meeting Locations

Tuesday & Friday Tours - PLEASE ARRIVE 10 minutes PRIOR to your tour-time at the Incline Visitors Center located at 969 Tahoe Boulevard (Hwy 28), Incline Village, NV, 89451. At the Center, you will board a shuttle bus that will take you to and from the legendary Thunderbird Lodge. No parking is available at Lodge.

Saturday Tours - Drive to Thunderbird Lodge entrance gate at 5000 SR-28 by 9:45. 


Special Upgrade?

Wine and Cheese Tour - offered every Tuesday & Friday.  Chef-prepared appetizers, wine, beer, and non-alcoholic drinks are available while you enjoy an extended tour with our docent.  Meet the estate's curator, and enjoy the stunning panoramic Lake Tahoe views.  Classic Castle tour included.  Adults only (must be 21+ years to participate). $125/pp.  View Wine & Cheese Tours Here

Offered By: Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society

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