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The Best Boat Rentals in Lake Tahoe

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    Frequently Asked Questions

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

    Prices for boat rentals on Lake Tahoe range from $100/hour for a pontoon rental, to over $1000 for a full day rental of a motor yacht. The cost will depend on the size and type of boat, how long you wish to rent, and whether or not a captain is included in the rental.

    When is the best time to visit Lake Tahoe?

    The best time of year to visit Lake Tahoe for boating is summer. June, July, and August have sunny weather and warm temperatures. There’s a lot to do and enjoy on the lake in the summer.

    What is the water temperature in Lake Tahoe?

    The water temperature of Lake Tahoe varies throughout the year. In the summer, the water can be as warm as 75℉ and in the winter months the temperature is cold, in the high 40’s to low 50s.

    How old do you have to be to rent a boat in Lake Tahoe?

    You must be at least 18 years old to rent a boat on Lake Tahoe.

    Do I need a license to drive a boat in Lake Tahoe?

    If you own your boat on Lake Tahoe, you must pass a boat safety education course and have a California Boater Card. Renters do not need to take a boat safety course to rent a boat on Lake Tahoe.

    What are some of the best places to visit on Lake Tahoe?

    There are many amazing spots on Lake Tahoe to see by boat. Don’t miss these destinations on Lake Tahoe when exploring by boat.

    • Emerald Bay
    • Sand Harbor
    • Sugar Pine Point
    • El Dorado Beach
    • Baldwin Beach