The Best Boat Rentals in South Lake Tahoe, CA
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What to know about renting a boat in South Lake Tahoe
Boating is (without contest) the most popular lake activity during the summer months, and this expansive watery playground plays host to a myriad of boating activities such as sailboat regattas and even one of the country’s leading wooden boat shows — the Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance, which takes place every August. Boating culture reigns supreme for as long as the weather permits, and powerboats and jet skis dart across the water along with picturesque sailing vessels. For even more rental options be sure to look at all of Lake Tahoe for the most ideal location to start your boating adventure.
Boaters often partake in watersports as well, which range from the relaxing (such as kayaking to the exhilarating (such as parasailing, water skiing, and wakeboarding). Given the extreme depths of Lake Tahoe, scuba diving has also become a popular pastime, and can allow the adventurous to experience this beautiful lake in a unique way. Fishing and boating often go hand in hand, and Lake Tahoe has plenty of specimens to tempt any fisherman, from large and smallmouth bass and at least three different varieties of trout, to bluegill, sockeye salmon, and more.
All Types of Experiences and Rentals in South Lake Tahoe
About South Lake Tahoe
Nestled between the borders of California and Nevada in the scenic Sierra Nevada lays one of the largest and most well-known lakes in the United States — the stunning Lake Tahoe. Its high altitude and ski resorts make it a popular winter destination, but boaters will delight in the lake’s many charms during the late spring to early fall seasons. Lake Tahoe’s varied landscapes, beautiful beaches, and deep bays make it a boater’s paradise that thousands flock to each year as soon as the snow begins to thaw.
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GetMyBoat customer reviews for boat rentals in South Lake Tahoe.
My family and I had a great time on James’ boat. There was only 6 of us, so it was very spacious for our group. We rented it for a half day and loved the provided amenities, including the wakesurf board and inner tube. He was quick to respond to any questions I had and was easy to coordinate the logistics with, like where to pick up and drop off the boat. I would highly recommend James and his boat for a fun day out on the lake!
James provided our group with an amazing experience! The boat was absolutely incredible, and perfectly accommodated our group of 10. James was friendly and extremely helpful from start to finish. We couldn't have asked for a better experience and highly recommend renting from James!
Worth every penny! Spent 4+ hours on Lake Tahoe in late April 2019. We met at the boat launch and were quickly on our way. Boat was in great shape just as the listing indicated and even had a grill that we were able to use. Great captain, boat and all around experience. Thanks!
First thing - let’s talk about this boat. This thing is a beast! With 360 HP Brad’s Yamaha will get you anywhere on the lake in a zip, saving you valuable towing time if you’re doing water sports. Not to mention, it’s brand new, with a banging sound system and luxury seating for 12 - this boat will definitely make you feel like the coolest group on the lake. it comes with a wakeboard and a tube for your group. What made this trip even more memorable was how superb Brad was as a host, captain and guide. He was super flexible with our timing and pick up location, allowing us to add hours after we wanted to stay out on the water longer and even going out of his way to drop off us at the beach we needed to be at after it. He even volunteered to captain the boat for us for no extra charge and had a blast with him onboard. I would definitely recommend booking Brad for any Tahoe trip - you are guaranteed to be taken care of!
Michelle was extremely easy to deal with, she actually gave us a bigger boat than we rented for the same price! The value was fantastic, and the boat came with a wakeboard as well as a tube. She was very flexible in the return process as well which made the experience even better. She also made suggestions on where to go, as well as provided guidance on how to download a map to help out while we were out on the water. I would recommend her for anyone looking for a good deal, a great boat, and a flexible helpful owner.
Boat was amazing! Michelle and Heather were timely, professional, funny, and offered great suggestions for our time on Tahoe. Water a little choppy at end of the day but the boat handled wonderfully... very smooth ride! Boat pulled kids on tube with no problem. Great sound system too!