Which Water Sports You Should Try in Lake Tahoe

IN, ON, AND ~ ABOVE THE WATER

Our Take on What to Do Around the Lake

WATERSPORTS AND MORE ~ ACTIVITIES IN LAKE TAHOE

At 22 miles long and 12 miles wide - and with more than 72 miles of shoreline - you might imagine there’s a wide variety of water-related activity on Lake Tahoe. And it would seem everyone participates. So whether you prefer to stay dry and relax on the beach or relish in making an immediate splash the second you arrive, there’s something for everyone all around the lake. Here are few of our favorite Lake Tahoe watersports. Trust us. There’s plenty more. Find the perfect lakeside leisurely pursuit for you and your family.

In The Water

DROP A LINE IN ~ OR TAKE A GLIDE ON TOP

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Fly Fishing Classes

Whether you take just a short lesson or a full-day class, as the second deepest lake in the country, this is your chance to fish in one of the most beautiful locations in the world.

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Wakeboarding

Rent for an afternoon or beginners can even take a class, wakeboarding is one of the best - and most fun - ways to experience the entire lake.

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Water Skiing

For the more advanced, get the Tahoe skiing experience even during the summertime. Show off how your skills are not just limited to the slopes.

On The Water

See The Lake ~ At Your Own Pace

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Kayak

Paddle to popular locations like Emerald Bay and explore Lake Tahoe at your own pace. You can rent a kayak for 1, 4, or 8 hours - it's your choice!

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Sail

Beginners can take a class or, if you’re an experienced captain, simply rent a boat yourself! Bring the whole family and tack your way around the lake.

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Sunset Dinner Cruise

Looking for something a little more lively? Dance and drink on a romantic cruise and enjoy the views, all while listening to live music and a enjoying a fresh-cooked dinner.

Above The Water

GIVE YOUR VACATION ~ A WHOLE NEW PERSPECTIVE

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Parasailing

At 200, 350 or 500 feet, you get to choose the height. But the surrounding, jaw-dropping nature chooses your sweeping views. Great for the whole family.

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Helicopter Tours

Visit scenic Tahoe locations such as Emerald Bay or Zephyr Cove from high above. Sunset tours are also quite popular. Flight times vary, so do plan ahead!

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Balloon Tours

Beginning shortly after sunrise, enjoy magnificent panoramic views with your complimentary champagne, mimosas, and snacks on this leisurely tour.

Plan Ahead

BOOK IN ADVANCE ~ AND PLAN FOR A PERFECT DAY

Of course, there’s plenty more to do around the lake, like swimming, hiking, eating and drinking - just to name a few. But these are just some of our favorite Lake Tahoe watersports that require booking in advance. Please also remember to bring some sunscreen, plenty of drinkable water and take note of water temperatures ahead of time. With a surface elevation of more than 6,000 feet, it can get quite chilly outside of the summer months. Prepare accordingly! But most of all, revel in this one-of-a-kind lake. We think you’ll find, it can cater to whatever you favorite water activity may be.

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