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The Custom Tailored Lake Norman Experience | Rent a 24ft Godfrey Sweet Water
Powerboats in Lake Norman · 12 guests

The Custom Tailored Lake Norman Experience | Rent a 24ft Godfrey Sweet Water

5.0
$125hour
Bennington Pontoon And Yamaha Jetski Combo On Lake Norman
Powerboats in Lake Norman · 10 guests

Bennington Pontoon And Yamaha Jetski Combo On Lake Norman

5.0
$175hour
2020-26' Double Decker Pontoon w SLIDE & Includes a Driver!!
Powerboats in Lake Norman · 11 guests

2020-26' Double Decker Pontoon w SLIDE & Includes a Driver!!

5.0
$249hour
Tri-toon for Rent on Lake Norman
Powerboats in Lake Norman · 11 guests

Tri-toon for Rent on Lake Norman

5.0
$125hour
2018 Supra 400SA Luxury Sports Boat to Surf, Wakeboard, Kneeboard or Chill!
Powerboats in Lake Norman · 10 guests

2018 Supra 400SA Luxury Sports Boat to Surf, Wakeboard, Kneeboard or Chill!

5.0
$175hour
Lake Norman-24 ft Sea Ray Sundeck with Captain in Cornelius, North Carolina
Powerboats in Lake Norman · 10 guests

Lake Norman-24 ft Sea Ray Sundeck with Captain in Cornelius, North Carolina

5.0
$150hour
Princecraft Tritoon for Rent on Lake Norman
Powerboats in Lake Norman · 9 guests

Princecraft Tritoon for Rent on Lake Norman

5.0
$160hour
2019 Sea-doo Spark 3UP HO in Mooresville
Water Sports in Lake Norman · 3 guests

2019 Sea-doo Spark 3UP HO in Mooresville

5.0
$90hour
Yamaha 324SS Luxury Pontoon Boat for Charter on Lake Norman
Powerboats in Lake Norman · 10 guests

Yamaha 324SS Luxury Pontoon Boat for Charter on Lake Norman

5.0
$150hour
Lake Norman Pontoon Rental- hourly/daily/multi day rental
Powerboats in Lake Norman · 10 guests

Lake Norman Pontoon Rental- hourly/daily/multi day rental

5.0
$125hour
★2022 Sea-doo Spark (2 Total) Rental for Lake Norman & Wylie ★
Water Sports in Lake Norman · 2 guests

★2022 Sea-doo Spark (2 Total) Rental for Lake Norman & Wylie ★

5.0
$85hour
Sea doo Spark Trixx Jetski for Rent on Lake Norman.
Water Sports in Lake Norman · 2 guests

Sea doo Spark Trixx Jetski for Rent on Lake Norman.

5.0
$90hour
Bowrider Rental in Cornelius, North Carolina
Powerboats in Lake Norman · 7 guests

Bowrider Rental in Cornelius, North Carolina

5.0
$425day
Splash and Swim on a 28ft Bennington Pontoon on LAKE NORMAN
Powerboats in Lake Norman · 10 guests

Splash and Swim on a 28ft Bennington Pontoon on LAKE NORMAN

5.0
$150hour
Charter this gorgeous 39’ party yacht in Cornelius, North Carolina
Events in Lake Norman · 12 guests

Charter this gorgeous 39’ party yacht in Cornelius, North Carolina

5.0
$200hour
24ft Regal Surf Bowrider Rental on Lake Norman
Powerboats in Lake Norman · 7 guests

24ft Regal Surf Bowrider Rental on Lake Norman

5.0
$200hour
Princecraft Pontoon for 10 people in Cornelius
Powerboats in Lake Norman · 10 guests

Princecraft Pontoon for 10 people in Cornelius

5.0
$160hour
Elijah Cruiser on Lake Norman with 22ft Riviera Cruiser Pontoon
Powerboats in Lake Norman · 10 guests

Elijah Cruiser on Lake Norman with 22ft Riviera Cruiser Pontoon

4.7
$125hour
Lake Norman Pontoon Rental-hourly/daily/weekly rentals
Powerboats in Lake Norman · 10 guests

Lake Norman Pontoon Rental-hourly/daily/weekly rentals

5.0
$125hour
Wakeboard & Surf Charter with the Pros! 2022 MasterCraft X Star (Lessons and Charters)
Adventures in Lake Norman · 8 guests

Wakeboard & Surf Charter with the Pros! 2022 MasterCraft X Star (Lessons and Charters)

5.0
$250hour
Luxury Pontoon-Delivery & Pickup To Your VRBO on Lake Norman!
Powerboats in Lake Norman · 12 guests

Luxury Pontoon-Delivery & Pickup To Your VRBO on Lake Norman!

New
$639day
Portofino Wellcraft Motor Yacht Rental in Cornelius, North Carolina
Events in Lake Norman · 6 guests

Portofino Wellcraft Motor Yacht Rental in Cornelius, North Carolina

5.0
$1,850day
2021 South Bay Pontoon Rental in Lake Norman, North Carolina
Powerboats in Lake Norman · 10 guests

2021 South Bay Pontoon Rental in Lake Norman, North Carolina

5.0
$550day
20ft Bentley Pontoon Available In Ramsey Creek, Lake Norman, North Carolina
Powerboats in Lake Norman · 10 guests

20ft Bentley Pontoon Available In Ramsey Creek, Lake Norman, North Carolina

5.0
$125hour

Lake Norman Reviews

  1. SF
    Shawn
    Princecraft Pontoon for 10 people in Cornelius

    Captain Solly was Great! Can't say enough good things about him and our trip. He's very friendly, the life of the party and I'd definitely recommend to anyone looking for a great time out on the lake with friends or family. Bonus, ask him about jiu jitsu or bitcoin!

  2. Michele
    Michele
    The Custom Tailored Lake Norman Experience | Rent a 24ft Godfrey Sweet Water

    Our group of 10 had an incredible time on Michael’s boat! We booked it for the Saturday of Labor Day weekend and booking with Michael was easy and his rates were competitive. He offered a very flexible itinerary allowing us to direct him where we wanted to go. He even allowed us to go over our allotted time so we could visit some friends on the north side of the lake. Great experience and we highly recommend!

  3. Maklisha
    Maklisha
    The Custom Tailored Lake Norman Experience | Rent a 24ft Godfrey Sweet Water

    DONT LOOK ANY FURTHER! Book with Michael he is simply AWESOME! He is literally a whole vibe. He accommodated you and your group, he makes sure that you have everything you need and you have the time of your life. Whatever questions you have prior to the trip he answers in a timely manner and doesn’t make you feel like youre bothering him. He is awesome! Truly enjoyed myself

  4. Eric
    Eric
    Tri-toon for Rent on Lake Norman

    Brandon’s brother Justin was our captain and he was simply awesome. Brandon was always quick to respond and Justin showed us an awesome time on the lake. Felt like he was part of our bachelor party. Highly recommend these guys if you want to get out on the lake and have a great time.

  5. LS
    Lucas
    2018 Supra 400SA Luxury Sports Boat to Surf, Wakeboard, Kneeboard or Chill!

    Paul was great! Was visiting from out of state, he made everything very clear. Has a great time on the water surfing and cruising around. No one was a pro, Paul helped coach and give tips /tricks to all riders. Everyone has fun, all skill levels! Great day!

  6. JD
    Jen
    Lake Norman-24 ft Sea Ray Sundeck with Captain in Cornelius, North Carolina

    Our experience with John couldn’t have been better. His boat was perfect to take all 9 of us cruising around the lake and then also let us tie up at the sandbar (even stopped at a friends lakefront house). He didn’t set limitations on where we could or couldn’t go. I’ve never rented a boat with a “captain” before and just had friends drive, but I assure you that we will definitely be using John in the future. Extremely good dude that constantly made sure we were taken care of! Thank you so much John!

Boating Guide - Lake Norman

Rent a boat on Lake Norman

Lake Norman is a beloved boating destination in North Carolina, located right outside of Charlotte. It's a gorgeous reservoir, formed by a dam on the Catawba River. It’s the biggest freshwater body of water in all of North Carolina, with hundreds of miles of shoreline, and is the perfect summertime spot to visit. Book a pontoon boat rental, or rent a jet ski and spend the perfect summer day on Lake Norman. A trip to the lake provides opportunities for endless swimming, kayaking, soaking up the sun, boating, and connecting with nature.

Plan your visit & boat day on Lake Norman

Lake Norman is the perfect boat rental destination for a fun and leisurely weekend during the summer months. On the south side of the lake, closest to Charlotte, the access points to check out include Blythe Landing Park and Ramsey Creek Park. Here you’ll find the Lake Norman Marina, parking options, boat launch/boat ramp access, boat slips, and other facilities like restrooms.

Lake Norman State Park and Stumpy Creek Access are the main access points of Lake Norman on the north side. The state park is great for camping and has all the facilities you’ll need if you opt to stay here for a few nights. Launch your boat, go mountain biking, or relax on the shores of the lake.

Choose from all types of different boats to rent, with the most popular option being a pontoon rental, which includes the most popular rental brands like Bennington pontoons, Sylvan pontoons, and even Barletta tritoons. Other popular rental options are motor yachts, wake boats, and even Jet skis. Take advantage of the sunshine in the summer and get out on Lake Norman on a boat rental. Lake Norman yacht rentals are also popular for visitors looking to enjoy luxurious cruising or celebrating an event on the water. Charter a yacht on Lake Norman for a summer family reunion or party with friends in the sun on a getaway from Charlotte for the weekend.

For adventure-seekers visiting Lake Norman with a need for speed, jet ski rentals are a popular choice for water recreation. Choose from a variety of styles and sizes of jet skis and rent for a few hours of flying through the waves. It’s a fun activity that will have your adrenaline pumping, perfect for making memories with your closest friends.

Even without boating experience, you can still soak up all the joy of boating on Lake Norman. There are boat rentals available with a captain to cruise you around the Lake and take you on a tour. Captained boat charters on Lake Norman are a great choice for celebrations. Whether you’re hosting a bachelor or bachelorette party, a family gathering, or another special occasion, a chartered boat cruise with a captain to take you around Lake Norman will make your day unforgettable. Boat tours, sunset cruises, dinner cruises, and other experiences on a captained boat charter are perfect for Lake Norman.

For visitors to Lake Norman who prefers to explore with a non-motorized watercraft, there are plenty of options for rentals of kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, and canoes. Paddle yourself around the shores of Lake Norman, admiring the views of nature and forests of this region of North Carolina. Rent a kayak. for a peaceful activity that will give you some exercise and enjoyment on Lake Norman. There are double and single kayaks available to rent so your whole group can get involved in the activity during the visit.

When booking a boat rental on Lake Norman, it’s crucial that you arrange all necessary details with the boat owner or captain to ensure you have a pleasant day out on the lake. Inquire about what is included in the cost of the rental, things like fuel, pick-up and drop-off, gratuity, iced-down coolers, and other details will help you plan out the perfect boat day. Make sure the boat you select for your rental can accommodate the size of your group.

Things to do by boat on Lake Norman

One of the most popular spots to stop on your rental is the Lake Norman Sandbar, where you can relax or enjoy a nice dip. A popular pastime to enjoy by boat on Lake Norman is fishing. Rent a fishing boat on Lake Norman or book a fishing charter, complete with a local guide. You can have all the bait, tackle, and gear for a fishing trip included in your boat rental, or even book a guided fishing trip on Lake Norman. Another great option for a trip itinerary for renting a boat on Lake Norman is to visit the many coves and also view the many mansions of the rich and famous.

Because of the vast expanse of Lake Norman, it’s essential to plan out which region of the lake you plan to visit. There are various cities and entry points to the lake scattered around the perimeter, including Davidson, Mooresville, and Cornelius. Much of the lake is residential, so be aware that a lot of the shoreline is private property.

There are plenty of sights to see around Lake Norman by boat rental. Stop off at beaches at Lake Norman State Park and Ramsey Creek Park in Cornelius. There are tons of waterfront restaurants with boat slips for parking your rental to enjoy a meal on the lake. Try restaurants like Port City Club, Eddie’s on Lake Norman, North Harbor Club, and the Blue Parrot Grill.

Lake Norman is a hub for water sports, and you can enjoy a variety of them on your boat rental. Rent a Mastercraft or Chapparel ski boat or wake boat on Lake Norman for an exciting day of fun and activity on the wake of your boat. Tubing, waterskiing, and wakeboarding are the perfect activities to try. Bring the equipment onboard and don’t forget the lifejackets.

Boating Events on Lake Norman

In the summer months, there are lots of festivals and celebrations taking place on and around Lake Norman. Visit to check out some of the top attractions like Lake Norman In-Water Boat Show and Dragon Boat Races to get in the spirit of boating culture and making the most of your boat rental on Lake Norman.

About Lake Norman and things to do nearby

Lake Norman is located an hours drive from Charlotte, North Carolina. It’s great for renting boats because it’s a huge reservoir, with lots of space for cruising around, gorgeous scenery to see, and lots of outdoor entertainment to enjoy. It’s lively in the summer when temperatures are high and there is plenty of sunshine. There are lots of small hotels and motels to book around Lake Norman if you’re visiting from out of town and want to rent a boat during your vacation. There are also several campgrounds around the lake.

While on land, there’s plenty to see and do around the lake to keep everyone in your group entertained. If you’re traveling with adventurous young kids who need a few hours of excitement, visit The Pit Indoor Go-Kart Racing, the perfect activity for a rainy day. The North Carolina Auto Racing Hall of Fame and the Memory Lane Museum are other indoor places to visit if you happen to run into bad weather during your trip.

For nature enthusiasts who want to go hiking during their stay at Lake Norman, there are great nearby trails to explore. Head to Lake Shore Trail, Alder Trail, or the Lake Norman Greenway for a fun day of exploring the outdoors in this part of North Carolina. There are also mountain biking trails and lots of campgrounds to choose from. Wildlife Woods Campsites are located on the west side of the lake and the grounds have all the essential amenities. This spot is more popular with North Carolina locals than visitors, so keep that in mind when choosing a campsite.

  

Cross Country Campgrounds is noted for having lots of amenities and activities, so it’s the perfect choice of a campsite if you’re traveling with kids. There’s a swimming pool, billiards, and other games like Bingo to keep children entertained while visiting Lake Norman. Lake Norman State Park is on the east side of the lake and is an excellent choice for camping. It has large sites for group camping, easy access to the lake, fishing, hiking, and a lot of other activities that you’ll need for the perfect camping experience.

Marinas on Lake Norman for servicing your rental boat

There are lots of marinas around Lake Norman for all your boat servicing needs. Stop off at Lake Norman Marina, Lake Effects, Lake Norman Boat Club, Midway Marina, Mountain Creek Marina, or Rock City Marina for starters. Stop at the marinas to fuel up, ask for boating advice, or get anything else you may need for your boat rental.

Lake Norman Boat Rental FAQs

Can you boat on Lake Norman?

Yes! Lake Norman is a great boating lake - it's a big lake with plenty of places to rent a boat or launch your boat. It's great for swimming, watersports, and all other recreation you can enjoy with a boat rental.

How much does it cost to rent a boat on Lake Norman?

The price for boat rentals on Lake Norman varies by type of boat, day of the week, and other factors. Expect to pay around $75-100/hour for a pontoon boat up to $333/hour for a captained motor yacht charter. Other water activities like stand-up paddle boarding or kayaking are very affordable, starting at $18/hour.

How much does it cost to rent a pontoon boat on Lake Norman?

The cost for a pontoon boat rental on Lake Norman starts at $75/hour.

How far is Charlotte from Lake Norman?

Charlotte is a 45-minute drive south from Lake Norman. The short distance makes Lake Norman a great destination for people coming from Charlotte looking to rent a boat or enjoy recreation on a lake for a weekend getaway.

How big is Lake Norman North Carolina?

Lake Norman is the largest man-made body of water in North Carolina, it is over 33 miles long, and 9 miles wide, and has a surface area of almost 50 square miles. Its large size makes it a great place for recreation and boat rentals.

How warm is Lake Norman?

The temperature of Lake Norman varies throughout the year. In winter, the temperature can be as low as 50℉ and in the summer can reach up to 85℉.

When is the best time to visit Lake Norman?

The best time of year to visit Lake Norman is during summer. The sunshine and hot weather make it the perfect time to rent a boat, go swimming, and enjoy recreation on the lake.

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