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

Adrift Tahoe carries the leading brands of standup paddleboards for sale or rent, including its own line of handcrafted surf and SUP boards. 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...read more

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D.L. Bliss State Park

Lake Tahoe Water Sports
CA Highway 89, South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 525-7277

DL Bliss State Park is a culmination of absolute Tahoe beauty in the form of stunning turquoise water, old-growth forests and giant cartoon-like granite boulders that balance themselves like toys in amazing ways. There are multiple hiking trails that lead from the park, giving plenty of opportunities to enjoy the splendor that outdoor Tahoe has to offer, and you'll find several good dive spots here...read more

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Donner Memorial State Park

Lake Tahoe Water Sports
12593 Donner Pass Road, Truckee, CA
(530) 582-7892

History buffs, campers, cyclists, hikers and those who love their water sports will find Donner Memorial State Park the perfect place for either a visit or an extended stay. The Donner name may not ring a bell for those who didn’t excel in their Western United States history class, but throw in the word “cannibalism” and the story of the snow-stranded emigrants and their ill-fated...read more

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Ed Z'Berg Sugar Pine Point State Park

Lake Tahoe Water Sports
CA State Park Road, Tahoma, CA
(530) 525-7982

Ed Z'Berg Sugar Pine Point State Park is your best bet for winter camping. Also open with a larger selection of sites in the summer, the park is positioned to take advantage of both the beautiful natural setting of Lake Tahoe and the historic aspects. Within the park is access to the Hellman-Ehrmann Mansion that was built in 1905. The property is still exquisitely maintained...read more

Ed Z'Berg Sugar Pine Point State Park is your best bet for winter camping. Also...read more

IRIE Rafting Company

Lake Tahoe Water Sports
11253 Brockway Road, Suite 103, Truckee, CA
(530) 582-4900

Lake Tahoe has only one outflow – the Truckee River. And for 20 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 20 years IRIE...read more

Kings Beach State Recreation Area

Lake Tahoe Water Sports
Bear Street and CA Highway 28, Kings Beach, CA
(530) 583-3074

With its easy location in the center of town, Kings Beach State Recreation Area makes enjoying the sandy shoreline of Lake Tahoe simple. The park itself is free and offers day use of a few miles of sandy beach, public bathrooms, a children's play area and barbecue grills. There are boat, Jet Ski and paddleboard rentals available as well. Parking costs $10 for both cars and...read more

With its easy location in the center of town, Kings Beach State Recreation Area makes enjoying...read more

Mile High Fishing Charters

Lake Tahoe Water Sports
2435 Venice Drive E., South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 541-5312

Lake Tahoe and world-class fishing go hand in hand. If you're ready to catch the biggest fish possible, then a sure bet is organizing a fishing excursion with Mile High Fishing Charters. This is a local company owned and operated by Tahoe natives who know the secret fishing spots in Lake Tahoe, and they guarantee their clients an exceptional fishing trip. Their boats are the state-of-the-art KingFisher Offshore...read more

Lake Tahoe and world-class fishing go hand in hand. If you're ready to catch the...read more

Obexer's Boat Company & Obexer's Water Sports

Lake Tahoe Water Sports
5300 West Lake Boulevard, Homewood, CA
(530) 525-7962

Obexer's is a quick way to get out on the water of Lake Tahoe through their rental of full-powered personal Jet Skis and the Ski-Doo GTS 300 plus water ski, wakeboard, wake surf and wake skate lessons. Jet Ski rentals come with all the equipment needed such as life preservers. You must be 18 to rent a Jet Ski. Their lessons aren't limited to the...read more

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Sunnyside Marina Water Sports

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

One of the greatest pleasures of Lake Tahoe is experiencing her beauty from the water. If you are looking to rent a safe, reliable boat or enjoy a guided tour of the lake, Sunnyside Marina Water Sports is worth checking out. Stocked with impressive premium Cobalt boats, they have the inventory needed to match a successful and fun day out on the water. If managing...read more

One of the greatest pleasures of Lake Tahoe is experiencing her beauty from the water....read more

Tahoe Amore

Lake Tahoe Water Sports
2435 Venice Drive E., South Lake Tahoe, CA
(530) 314-8866

Bring love into your Lake Tahoe vacation with an excursion in the gondolas of Tahoe Amore. Built on the concept of intertwining the romance of Venice, Italy, and their water gondolas with the stunning beauty seen from South Lake Tahoe's Tahoe Keys, it creates a spectacular experience. It truly is a boat tour that inspires a feeling of love. Perfect at sunset or any time...read more

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Tahoe Boat & RV Rents

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

Tahoe Boats & 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 trailers and water-ski boats with delivery service and pickup anywhere in the basin, they take the fuss out of enjoying Lake Tahoe. They offer four different power boats that seat...read more

Tahoe Boats & 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 beach-side sites at locations such as Sand Harbor, Tahoe City Kayak offers everything you could need if you desire to go kayaking or standup paddleboarding at 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...read more

Through their retail location in Tahoe City and beach-side sites at locations such as Sand...read more