Tahoe Things to Do: Water Sports

When snow isn't king, water is! The warm months bring out the Lake Tahoe water sports in abundance, and just about any Tahoe thing to do you want to do that gets you wet, you can do it! Tahoe water sports take place all over, not only on Big Blue. Try out the other lakes and rivers in the area.

Adrift Tahoe

Lake Tahoe Water Sports
8338 North Lake Boulevard, Kings Beach, CA
(530) 546-4112
(888) 676-7702

Owned and operated by a true Tahoe local, Adrift Tahoe carries the leading brands of standup paddleboards for sale or rent. The beach is just outside Adrift's back door, so you can walk your rental or potential purchase right out to the sand and launch into the lake for a test drive or a day’s journey. Adrift also rents canoes and kayaks and stocks all...read more

Owned and operated by a true Tahoe local, Adrift Tahoe carries the leading brands of...read more

IRIE Rafting Company

Lake Tahoe Water Sports
12000 Pioneer Trail, Suite # 2, Truckee, CA
(530) 582-4900

Lake Tahoe has only one outflow – the Truckee River. And for 25 years IRIE Rafting Company has given visitors a close-up view of the waterway as well as the region's north and middle forks of the American River and the Carson River. For those wanting to stay closer to Truckee, IRIE offers half- and full-day trips on the Truckee River after it flows past...read more

Lake Tahoe has only one outflow – the Truckee River. And for 25 years IRIE...read more

Sunnyside Marina & Watersports

Lake Tahoe Water Sports
1850 West Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-7201

Sunnyside Watersports is all about boat, pontoon, Jet Ski, kayak and standup paddleboard rentals on the beautiful West Shore of Lake Tahoe. Enjoy an exciting day on the lake with one of their premium Cobalt boats, the ideal choice for a power ride on Lake Tahoe, and have fun wakesurfing, wakeboarding and tubing. Additional offerings include chartered boat rentals and watersport lessons with a certified captain....read more

Sunnyside Watersports is all about boat, pontoon, Jet Ski, kayak and standup paddleboard rentals on...read more

Tahoe Boat & RV Rents

Lake Tahoe Water Sports
1064 Tomahawk Trail, Incline Village, NV
(775) 240-6448

Tahoe Boat & RV Rents makes having fun in Lake Tahoe a breeze. This is a family-run business providing the tools needed to access the water and the great outdoors. Offering rentals of both RV motorhomes and water-ski boats, they take the fuss out of enjoying Lake Tahoe. They offer different power boats that seat between eight and 12 people. For sleeping accommodations they provide...read more

Tahoe Boat & RV Rents makes having fun in Lake Tahoe a breeze. This is...read more

Tahoe City Kayak

Lake Tahoe Water Sports
521 North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City, CA
(530) 581-4336
2005 Highway 28, Incline Village, NV
(530) 581-4336

Through their retail location in Tahoe City and rental beach-side location at Commons Beach, Tahoe City Kayak offers everything you could need if you desire to go kayaking or standup paddleboarding on Lake Tahoe. Ready to outfit you from head to toe with new gear or rentals, Tahoe City Kayak prides itself on being the trusted North Tahoe source on all things kayak (in a...read more

Through their retail location in Tahoe City and rental beach-side location at Commons Beach, Tahoe...read more

Tahoe City Marina

Lake Tahoe Water Sports
700 North Lake Boulevard, Tahoe City, CA
(530) 583-1039

Tahoe City Marina is a collection of stores and the longest-standing marina on Lake Tahoe. Beginning its days in the 1940s, the marina is not only a historical aspect to Tahoe City, but also one of the largest marinas on the lake itself. In addition to shopping, the marina is also home to Moe's BBQ, a delightful restaurant serving tasty BBQ fare. Assisting with all...read more

Tahoe City Marina is a collection of stores and the longest-standing marina on Lake Tahoe....read more

Truckee-Donner Recreation & Park District

Lake Tahoe Water Sports
10981 Truckee Way, Truckee, CA
(530) 582-7720

Take a look around and it’s clear that Truckee is a special town: history, mountains, lakes, river and forests. But there are many hidden gems known mostly to locals. Those gems are kept shining by the Truckee-Donner Recreation & Park District for the enjoyment of locals and visitors. Some of the amenities and facilities managed by the district are accessible for free, others for a fee. The...read more

Take a look around and it’s clear that Truckee is a special town: history, mountains,...read more

West End Beach of Donner Lake

Truckee-Donner Recreation & Park District
Lake Tahoe Water Sports
15962 South Shore Drive, Truckee, CA
(530) 582-7720

Lake Tahoe, 15 minutes away, gets all the attention, but Truckee has a gem of its own: Donner Lake. While not as big and broad as Big Blue, Donner Lake offers up a good bit of watery fun too. One of the best places to access Donner is West End Beach. In summer months, there is a modest admission fee to enter the 10-acre west...read more

Lake Tahoe, 15 minutes away, gets all the attention, but Truckee has a gem of...read more