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“Memorable parasail with great views” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Ski Run Boat Company

Ski Run Boat Company
900 Ski Run Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA
+1 530 544-0200
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Type: Water sports
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Owner description: The best way to get to experience Lake Tahoe is from the water. It is easy and surprisingly inexpensive to rent a Powerboat, Pontoon Boat, Wake Board/Water Ski Boat or Sailboat for as little as One Hour or for Multiple Days. The Ski Run Boat Company has the Largest and Safest fleet of boats on Lake Tahoe. This gives you and your party the chance to see destinations like Emerald Bay, Ski Beach, Sand Harbor and the Rubicon cliffs on your own schedule. You can bring a picnic lunch or stop by one of the many Restaurants around the Lake. All Boats come fully fueled and equipped with a VHF Radio and Coast Guard approved safety equipment and Life Vests. The Ski Run Boat Company also rents all the accessories you would need to make a great day of boating even better. Choose from Single or Double Tubes, Wakeboards Water Skis and More.
Cedar Rapids
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“Memorable parasail with great views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Went parasailing and had a fun time. The guys on the boat were professional & friendly. The boat had a good sound system & music collection although you should let them know what you like. Initially we let them choose but their taste ran more to elevator music. No problem - on request they were happy to play something more exciting. We choose the side by side tandem rig with a 1200 ft ascent. We’d parasailed many times in Hawaii, Florida, and Australia but this was a bit different. Lake Tahoe’s elevation is 6224 ft above sea level so our 1200 ft ascent put us at 7400 ft. It’s cold up there, unlike the tropics, so dress warm. Also we experienced some choppy air and bounced around a bit so that one of us got a bit queasy. In spite of these minor negatives it was a memorable experience with great views. Don’t hesitate to check it out.

Visited September 2012
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Portland, Oregon
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“Made our day on the lake fun”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

One of the things I really wanted to do was go boating. They were located right next to our resort and from the first time I talked to their staff to the time I brought it back, we had a great time!

Their staff is very friendly and knowledgeable of the lake. They seem to be having a lot of fun being at work and their time start/end policies are very fair. The boats are well taken care of and I felt very comfortable taking my family, including our 5 month old, out on the water in their boats.

Visited August 2012
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New Jersey
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“Great time parasailing”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

We went parasailing with Ski Run last week and really enjoyed ourselves. The employees were young, cheerful, and helpful. They run this place very efficiently. We were picked up exactly on time and were back exactly in time for the next group to board. And yet, we never felt like our trip was rushed. I have never been parasailing before, but with these guys it felt very safe, with a gentle take off and landing. The best part was when they dipped our feet in the lake! The view of the Lake and mountains from 1200 ft is amazing. Highly recommended.

Visited August 2012
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San Diego, California
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“They say everything, you just have to LISTEN!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

Our family has used this boat company for years and have always had a great time. We read some of the bad reviews and think its kind of funny, just obviously people with no boating experience and no common sense. If you LISTEN and follow their rules, your good to go and have a great time. Thats why Sheryls review is hilarious. You can tell in her first sentence, shes says they bumped up her 15% to a 25% off for the shade broken, then she complains?! Thats a great discount for a broken shade. Of course its not 40% off, shes just impossible to please sounds like. Just the rest of the review sounds like the person couldnt listen......We never have a problem, but then again we listen and are good at understanding rules. This company doesnt have many but they do have some for safety, which we understand cause we are cool:)
We love boating, jetskiing, and parasailing here! See you soon Ski run, trying wakeboarding again next time!!

Visited July 2012
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San Jose, California
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“Great !!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2012

We did jet ski and boating it was a great trip.. Loved the crew

Visited July 2012
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