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North Carolina Boat Rentals & Charters

Renting a boat in North Carolina is an excellent option for visitors and locals alike. North Carolina is known for its Southern charm and its proximity to rivers, lakes, and the Atlantic Ocean, all offering great boating opportunities. Rent a pontoon for a relaxing cruise day, rent jet skis for excitement, or go fishing while in North Carolina.

A big boating destination in North Carolina is Lake Norman. Lake Norman is known to be the best place to rent a boat near Charlotte. There is a wide range of rental options on Lake Norman, including guided fishing charters, powerboat rentals, yacht rentals, sailboats, canoes, and kayaks.

Another great boating location in North Carolina is Mountain Island Lake. The lake can be found northwest of Charlotte, following the course of Catawba River. Mountain Island Lake is a great fishing destination in North Carolina. Guided fishing charters and boat rentals are available for interested anglers visiting the lake. Expect to catch a variety of fish like bluegill, largemouth bass, and catfish.

For people who prefer boating on the ocean, rent a boat on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The Outer Banks is a barrier of islands off the coast of North Carolina and famously known as the country’s first National Seashore. The endless shores, open-sea beaches, vacation homes, boat rentals, and diving sites make this a popular destination for many visitors traveling to North Carolina. As for the water activities, the Outer Banks does not disappoint. Expect to find sailboats, jet skis, motorboats, fishing charters, kayaks, and canoes to rent during your stay.

Top festivals and celebrations in North Carolina

Aside from water activities in North Carolina, the state also hosts a number of exciting festivals that celebrate a wide range of art forms. Cucalorus is a renowned independent film festival, and the Cape Fear Independent Film Network puts on an annual film festival for those interested in filmography and visual arts. Music lovers might want to see if their boating trip coincides with one of several music festivals that take place annually in Wilmington, such as the North Carolina Jazz Festival and the Cape Fear Blues Festival. There’s even an azalea festival – the North Carolina Azalea Festival – which is sponsored by the Cape Fear Garden Club, and takes place every spring with a street fair, concert series, interactive displays, home and garden tours, exhibits, a circus, art shows, and a parade.

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GetMyBoat customer reviews for boat rentals in North Carolina.

  1. JH
    Jamila
    This isn't your typical rental boat! Relax, cruise or play in comfort and style with a chartered high speed tritoon on Lake Norman.

    Me and my friends had an amazing time out with Mark. The boat was spacious, clean, and perfect for some fun on the lake. There were water activities and cooler space available, which was great. Mark was very Knowledgeable about the lake and safe.

  2. SR
    Sean
    Ski, Tube,Fish & Fun on Lake Lanier

    Art was super easy to work with from start to finish and spent time making sure we understood the layout of his boat with all of the resources to make it a marvelous holiday week!

  3. FJ
    Fliria
    This isn't your typical rental boat! Relax, cruise or play in comfort and style with a chartered high speed tritoon on Lake Norman.

    Mark provided a very pleasant and memorable experience for our 50th birthday celebration. A perfect day to be out on the water with a great captain!

  4. AB
    Alexandria
    This isn't your typical rental boat! Relax, cruise or play in comfort and style with a chartered high speed tritoon on Lake Norman.

    Everything was perfect! The boat was beautiful! Mark was amazing and extremely hospitable. You will be in luck booking with him!

  5. JB
    Justin
    This isn't your typical rental boat! Relax, cruise or play in comfort and style with a chartered high speed tritoon on Lake Norman.

    From the time we boarded Mark was incredibly hospitable, outgoing, full of knowledge and considerate. We couldn’t have booked a better experience.

  6. WH
    Wendy
    Ski, Tube,Fish & Fun on Lake Lanier

    The boat was clean, well equipped, and Art was great to do business with! We would definitely rent from him again!