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At the boat rental shop in South Lake Tahoe, you’ll receive a safety briefing about boating on Lake Tahoe and a lesson on how to operate your power boat. When you’re ready, hop in with your family or friends to begin your 1-hour, 4-hour or 8-hour adventure on the lake, depending on option selected when booking.

Cruise across the water at your own pace, checking out Nevada Beach, Crystal Bay, Meeks Bay, Rubicon Point, Skunk Harbor, Sand Harbor or one of several other beaches and coves. Perhaps visit one of Tahoe’s most beautiful and popular spots, Emerald Bay, where you can admire the tiny island in the middle from your boat. If you get hungry, pull up at a lakeside restaurant like Gar Woods or Sunnyside, or use your boat for water sports like knee-boarding, waterskiing, tubing or wakeboarding (you may use your own equipment, if you have it, or rent gear and wetsuits from the boat rental shop).

When your rental period ends, just return your boat to the marina.

Boat rental options (select when booking*)
Class A:
A very popular all-sport family runabout that provides smooth handling and a comfortable ride; includes a large interior layout and plenty of storage space for water sports equipment.
  • 4.3-liter V6, 190 horsepower; 18.3 feet (5.6 meters); seats 7 people
Class B:
Boating aficionados will be impressed by this boat’s value and versatility; provides a smooth ride and superb handling that’s perfect for all types of water sports.
  • 5-liter V8, 250 horsepower; 20.3 feet (6.1 meters); seats 8 people
Class E:
The biggest boat option with an open bow and cockpit seating; includes convenient rear-access storage trunks and an easy-to-board transom walk through.
  • 5.7-liter V8, 300 horsepower; 21.6 feet (6.5 meters); seats 10 people
Class F:
The perfect boat for anyone looking for the ultimate comfort and relaxing ride; will be able to get you wherever you want to go on the lake.
  • 5.8-liter GXi V8, 320 horsepower; 24.6 feet (7.5 meters); seats 10 people
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Lake Tahoe
Ski Run Boat Company
Experience Lake Tahoe to the fullest with your own power boat rental from South Lake Tahoe. With a group of family or friends, you can explore the lake at your leisure, cruising to scenic spots like Meeks Bay or Emerald Bay. Use the boat for water sports like skiing or wakeboarding, or just soak up the sun in a peaceful cove. Select a 1-hour, 4-hour or 8-hour time period, as well as the type of boat that best suits your group.
  • Boat rental from South Lake Tahoe
  • Enjoy being out on Lake Tahoe with friends and family
  • Cruise to Emerald Bay, Rubicon Point and other popular lake locations
  • Go wakeboarding or tubing, if you wish
  • Choose a 1-hour, 4-hour or 8-hour rental
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Reviewed yesterday
Convenience location, nice people, great experience

Convenient location from South Lake Tahoe, we rented a class-A. Rental is 1-hr min and then prorated every 15-min. The crew graciously gave some extra minutes both at the beginning and at the end, and gave us detailed instruction on how to go to Emerald...More

Thank 1688_Alex
Reviewed 2 days ago
A great place to rent boat in Tahoe

Everyone at this place is nice and helpful. The boat is in good condition. They charged a reasonable price for renting and fuel expense. I strongly recommend this place.

Thank thanhthu2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pontoon Boats FTFY

If you're looking for a comfortable way to chill out on Lake Tahoe, these floating swim platforms/sofa lounge can't really be beat. The rental company was super helpful and driving the boat is super easy. Just get specific directions for places where the public can...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amazing Day on the Lake on the Silver Tritoon

A group of twenty of us were in town for a bachelor party and rented two Silver Class Tritoon boats. We had an awesome experience and would highly recommend the Ski Run Boat Company. Everything was easy and thoroughly explained. From the initial booking, to...More

Thank Brad F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Always an amazing experience from the crew to the lake!!!

Highly recommended viewing the lake from being out on it! Ted Moorhead and his crew always rock-it!!!

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July 17, 2018|
Response from Bob U | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, not sure... that wasn’t something we had to worry about.
July 2, 2018|
Response from Bob U | Reviewed this property |
That’s what we rented but they also had motor boats and jet skis