Lake Tahoe Watersports

Water sports in Lake Tahoe

Explore some of these fun waters sport activities next time you're in Lake Tahoe


Tributary Whitewater Tours

River Rafting on the Truckee River and other California Rivers

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Best Lake Tahoe Watersports

Jet Skis, Kayaks, Paddleboards, Boat Rides, Boat Rentals, Waterskiing, Wakeboarding, Rafting, Fishing...

Water sports in Lake Tahoe offers a plethora of choices for people of all ages. From the experienced athlete to a child learning to waterski for the first time, there are plenty of ways to have fun in and around the beautiful clear blue mountain waters of Lake Tahoe.  Here are a few fun things to do on the Lake:

  • IRIE Rafting Company: There is nothing more thrilling and unpredictable as rafting through the exciting rapids on the Truckee River.  IRIE Rafting Company Truckee provides safety instruction and a paddling lesson before each trip to ensure you are confident before hitting the rapids. A trained guide rides along to help navigate the raft through rushing white waters, ensuring an enjoyable and safe trip for all ages.
  • Birkholm’s Water Ski School: This is a great opportunity for first timers to receive personalized instruction from a water sport professional. People of all ages, including young children, are encouraged to take a waterskiing or wakeboarding class at Birkholm’s Water Ski School. You can learn how to wakeboard with a personal instructor in less than one hour. Included with each boat rental is a Coast Guard licensed captain, in-water instruction, skis, boards, tubes, wetsuits, life jackets and fuel. Birkholm's Wakeboard Lessons Lake Tahoe charges per hour not per person, ideal for large groups and families.

Birkholm's Water Ski & Wakeboard School

Experts and beginners welcome at Birkholm's

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More Water Sports In Lake Tahoe

More awesome water sports, adventures & things to do on the Lake

Lake Tahoe boating can be a memorable and thrilling experience for the whole family. There are private boat and fishing charters as well boat tours where passengers can learn about the region’s rich history.

  • Tahoe City Kayak: Kayaking Lake Tahoe can be a memorable experience during the summertime. There are self-guided tours available where people can rent a kayak for a few hours and venture out on the lake themselves. There are also guided tours with trained paddlers that will help you navigate through some of Lake Tahoe’s most beautiful shorelines and landmarks. Kayak Tahoe City Lake Tahoe offers affordable kayak and paddle board rentals, along with water sport gear, instructional classes and guided tours through the lake’s gorgeous turquoise waters.
  • Lake Tahoe Boat Rides: Lake Tahoe Boat Rides in Tahoe Keys features half day tours with a talented and knowledgeable ship captain. Sit back and enjoy the ride aboard an exclusive yacht as you cruise through some of Lake Tahoe’s most beautiful landmarks and beaches including Emerald Bay, Vikingsholm Castle, Eagle Falls and Thunderbird Lodge. All tour prices include fuel, taxes, equipment, toys, snacks, beverages and photo CD. Half-day tours are $585 (four hours) or $195 per hour. Private wakeboard and waterski lessons are offered at Lake Tahoe Boat Rides in Tahoe Keys Marina.

Kayak Tahoe

Check out Kayak Tahoe for the best Kayaking on Lake Tahoe

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Summertime brings scores of thrilling possibilities if you’re visiting Lake Tahoe. Visitors can enjoy an array of Lake Tahoe watersports including swimming, kayaking, waterskiing, fishing and boating. Multiple locations around Lake Tahoe offer watersport rentals equipment, including kayaks, jet skis, water skis and SUP stand up paddle boards. Whether you’re an experienced water buff or just learning, there are trained instructors to help you get your feet wet and enjoy Lake Tahoe watersports.

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Tahoe's Best Travel Info

All Summer Rafting close to Lake Tahoe!

Address: 10068 Hirschdale Rd. Truckee, CA 96161
North Shore (NV) / Incline & Crystal Bay
Teaching You To Ride Like A Champ! Open seasonally.

Address: P.O. Box 4267 Incline Village, NV 89450
South Shore (CA)
Jet Skis, SUP, Kayaks, Parasailing, Boat Rentals, Public Cruises & Mooring Buoys!

Address: 4041 Lakeshore Boulevard South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
Truckee / Donner

Paddle Through Wild Water Rapids With IRIE Rafting Company Truckee!

Address: 11253 Brockway Rd., Suite 103 Truckee, CA 96161
North & West Shore (CA)

Lake Tahoe Water Adventure Rentals

Address: 120 Grove St Tahoe City, CA 96145
South Shore (CA)

Water Skiing, Wakeboarding, Wakesurfing, Tubing, Boat Tours for all Ages!

Address: Tahoe Keys Marina 2435 Venice Dr.  South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
South Shore (CA)

Marina, Boat Cruises, Charters & Rentals, Jet skis, Water skiing, Balloon Rides, Scuba...

Address: 2435 Venice Drive East  South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
North & West Shore (CA)

Inspiring Kayaking and Biking with Tahoe Adventure Company 

Address: 7010 N. Lake Blvd. Tahoe Vista, CA 96148
South Shore (CA)

Lake Tahoe Boat Rides in South Lake Tahoe Will Take Care of Everything, Just Come Aboard!

Address: 2435 Venice Drive East  South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
South Shore (CA)

Kayak Lake Tahoe Provides High Quality Rentals, Lessons And Tours.

Address: 3411 Lake Tahoe Boulevard South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
South Shore (CA)

Paddleboard Like A Champion with South Tahoe Standup Paddle.

Address: 3115 Harrison Avenue South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
North & West Shore (CA)

Take To The Lake For A Day Of Boating Fun!

Address: 700 North Lake Boulevard Tahoe City, CA 96145

Image sailing on some of the country’s most pristine turquoise blue waters, surrounded by tall alpine trees and lush forests. The scenery is picturesque and the weather is warm and sunny. If you enjoy being outdoors and being active, visiting Lake Tahoe during the summertime can be an adventure since there are many Lake Tahoe watersports you can choose.