Thunderbird Lodge / Whittell Mansion Tour
Escape into a world that only a privileged few have dreamed of and enjoy George Whittell's legendary story about his Castle in the Sky!
Peek into the 1930's lifestyle of the rich and famous as you tour the historic Thunderbird Lodge Estate. Your tour begins when you board the shuttle bus at the Incline Visitors Center. Informative, docent-led tours are provided as you walk the winding pathways in search of the secret tunnels and learn about this unique estate. Please wear comfortable clothing, especially walking shoes, and be prepared to stand or walk on uneven surfaces. A portion of the tour fee is a charitable contribution.
- Sorry, children under 6 years not permitted.
- No commercial photography or videography allowed without prior consent.
PLEASE ARRIVE 30 minutes PRIOR to your tour-time at 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 public parking is available at the Lodge.
FOR SAME DAY TOUR TICKETS, GIFT CERTIFICATES, more INFORMATION, please CALL 800-468-2463, option 1.
WINE & CHEESE TOURS - offered every Friday at 2:30 p.m. from June 16 though October 20. Chef prepared appetizers, wine, beer and non-alcoholic drinks are available while you tour the estate for a little longer with our docent. Meet the estate's curator, and enjoy the stunning panoramic Lake Tahoe views. Castle tour included. Adults only (must be 21+ years to participate). $100/pp. A portion of the tour fee is a charitable contribution.
MIMOSA & GARDEN TOURS - offered Saturdays at 9:30 a.m. on July 8, July 22, August 5, and August 19. Stroll the estate grounds with our Master Gardener while enjoying a glass of mimosa or a non-alcoholic beverage. Learn how the rock gardens were built as you view the many native species of plants, shrubs, and trees grown at the estate. Castle tour included. Adults only (must be 21+ years to participate). $100/pp. A portion of the tour fee is a charitable contribution.
There is a 48 hour NON-refundable cancellation policy for all tours.
Refund requests made 48 hours PRIOR to tours
are subject to a 10% restocking fee per ticket.
Note: Hwy 28 will have 20-30 minute construction delays from May 1 through November 1;
please plan your travel time accordingly.
Offered By: Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society
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