Emerald Bay Visitor Center

138 Emerald Bay Rd
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

The Emerald Bay Visitor Center

The Emerald Bay Visitor Center is located in Emerald Bay State Park adjacent to the Vikingsholm Castle. The visitor center has as a gift shop and a historical artifacts exhibit. Tickets for the Vikingsholm tour can be purchased at the center.


Open in the summer months only (Memorial Day through Labor Day). Call 530-525-7232 for hours.

Tour Information

Knowledgeable guides offer a fun glimpse into the historic landmark from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily from May 26 to Sept. 30, 2019



$15: Adults

$12: Students (7-17 years or valid college ID, active duty, seniors)

FREE: Children under 7 years

Can be purchased at the Visitor Center, open 10 am – 4 pm daily