The Best Boat Rentals on Lake George for 2021.

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Boat Rentals on Lake George

Lake George is a highlight of the Adirondacks in upstate New York, and renting a boat is the best way to experience it. The most popular boats to rent on Lake George are pontoons and powerboats, and often you can include a SUP board or even a kayak if you’re looking for more outdoor adventures.

Going boating with kids? Lake George is very clean - it's a great lake for swimming and watersports like tubing or waterskiing. Ask about including equipment for these activities when you rent. If you get hungry while cruising Lake George - there are many waterfront restaurants to choose from, like Chateau on the Lake, the Shoreline Restaurant, or The Algonquin Restaurant to name a few.

Fishing enthusiasts visiting Lake George should make sure they have a New York State fishing license, and then rent a fishing boat. Expect to catch black bass, trout, landlocked salmon, and yellow perch, the most popular game fish on Lake George.

Lake George Boat Rental FAQs

How much is it to rent a boat in Lake George?

Boat rentals on Lake George vary in price. A modest fishing boat will cost around $75/hour, while a high-powered motor yacht can cost up to $500/hour.

Can you rent jet skis in Lake George?

Yes, jet ski rentals are available on Lake George. You can rent fishing boats, kayaks, powerboats, pontoons, and jet skis all on Lake George.

Do you need a boating license in Lake George?

To rent and operate a boat on Lake George, you must be at least 21 years old with a valid driver's license. When renting the boat, you will receive a brief safety training from the owner or marina that you’re renting from.

What is the water temperature in Lake George?

The water temperature of Lake George varies throughout the year. The summer water temperature is warm, between 70 and 80℉. In the winter, the lake freezes, and the water temperature below the ice is very cold, 34℉.

When is the best time to visit Lake George?

The best time of year to visit Lake George is in the summer months. The warm temperatures and sunshine makes it a wonderful destination for boating, water sports, and other recreation on the lake.

GetMyBoat customer reviews for boat rentals in Lake George.

  1. CT
    Beautiful 26 foot Cobalt Deck Boat on Lake George NY

    Captain John was a wealth of knowledge about Lake George. The boat was beautiful and he made sure to show us all the cute little islands spotted around the lake. We even got to stop and have a picnic on one :) We'll definitely be coming back next year!

  2. JM
    Powerful And Comfortable Yamaha FX Jetski In Lake George. Top Speed 70mph!

    Gene was a pleasure to deal with and I dont usually write reviews but he went out of his way to explain everything to us . Waverunner was in great shape with plenty of performance behind it. I would recommend to anyone. We will be a repeat customer thanks again gene!

  3. KM
    Beautiful 26 foot Cobalt Deck Boat on Lake George NY

    John was the best boat captain! Very knowledgeable about Lake George and the best spots (tubing; cove for swimming/relaxing). He made us and our kids (5 & 2) feel comfortable throughout the experience. Overall great time, would book again next year!

  4. JH
    Beautiful 26 foot Cobalt Deck Boat on Lake George NY

    First rate experience! We went out for 5 hours and John is a very nice, skillful, knowledgeable and safe captain. The boat is exactly as advertised and John made sure we had a great experience. Highly recommend him for any group.

  5. lr
    Beautiful 26 foot Cobalt Deck Boat on Lake George NY

    A perfect day on the boat with Captain John! The boat is beautiful and very clean. We had a fun day of fishing and tubing! He even had a slot at an island for us to have lunch. The best boat on the lake!!

  6. SG
    Beautiful 26 foot Cobalt Deck Boat on Lake George NY

    We had a lovely three hour tour around the lake in John’s beautiful boat. His local knowledge is incredible and he’s a very welcoming and experienced captain. Would love to book again!