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Explore the beautiful waters of Lake Tahoe on one of the watercraft options we have listed below. It’s a great way to experience adventure and great views without having to drive anywhere! Book ahead of time to guarantee availability or check day of for walk-up availability. 

Click on the links below when you’re ready to book! You may select more than one type of watercraft for you and your group, just make sure to add on another option before checking out. Keep scrolling to learn more about your options with watercraft. 

To guarantee availability, please book at least 12 hours in advance. Walk-ups are accepted depending on staff and watercraft availability. Feel free to call the office to clarify availability on any given day. 

offered seasonally

Call to Book until 6/15 – Summer Rental Hours Begin 6/17

Watercraft Rentals

Below are the options for individual watercraft rentals. Rent the number of boats you need using the booking links above. You’re on your own and get to enjoy the lake as you choose. You are required to stay within eyesight of the Zephyr Point docks so that a staff member can ensure your safety from the shore.
We provide the kayaks/paddleboards, paddles, life jackets (available in all sizes child to adult XXXL) and a fun experience where you get to enjoy Lake Tahoe from a new perspective.
Please see our age requirements below:
• 16 or older can go out without a guardian present.
• Ages 7-15 must have an adult present in the water.
• Ages 6 and under must be in the same boat as an adult.
Rental ItemCostNumber of People per Boat
Stand-Up Paddleboard$25/hour
Lifejacket included
1 adult or 1 child
Single Kayak$25/hour
Lifejacket included
1 adult or 1 child
Double Kayak$35/hour
Lifejacket included
2 people - adults or children
Lifejacket included
3 adults or 1 adult and 3 children

Group Watercraft Rentals

These options are for groups interested in booking more than 6 boats at a time. You must book at least 10 days in advance for this option, but can make changes up to 24 hours prior to your reservation time
Number of BoatsPrice/HourMax Number of People
1-5 (individual)Price per boat (see table above)10
6-8 (small group rate)$22514
9-11 (medium group rate)$30017
12-14 (large group rate)$37520

Watercraft Safety Information

Here at Zephyr Point, we prioritize safety for all of out guests, especially at the waterfront. We are happy for guests to bring their own non-motorized watercraft as long as they follow all the Waterfront Rules listed here in the ZP Facility Guidelines and posted at the beach. The beach is a shared space between all of our many guests and campers. Please be respectful and responsible.

Check out our  Equipment RentalsGuided Activities, and On-Site Activities pages to find more options for on-site activities and check out our Off-Site Staff Recommendations page to learn about additional activities offered in the surrounding area.



For details, requests and questions regarding activities contact our Activities and Recreation Coordinator:

Phone: 775-588-6759 ext. 114