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Nice marina to rent a kayak

Rented a kayak here for a couple of hours. They are very helpful and service oriented. The kayaks... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Laurie Z
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Strongsville, Ohio
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I read about the Pontoon Evening Boat ride at fontana dam but couldn't find info so finally just... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
lesliewills
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Greensboro
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rented a kayak here for a couple of hours. They are very helpful and service oriented. The kayaks were nice. The place is spotless.

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Reviewed August 27, 2018

I read about the Pontoon Evening Boat ride at fontana dam but couldn't find info so finally just called the Marina and asked. So glad I did. It was an early evening ride for 1 1/2 hr around the lake and so close to the...More

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FontanaVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Fontana Marina, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are trying to publicize more about our boat rides and thank you for taking the time to review it. We are so glad you had a great time and we hope you come back and join us again.

Reviewed August 11, 2018

Well, the captain wasn't confident we could get in a complete boat ride, so they did not take payment "up front" (how charming is THAT???). There was light rain off and on, but we had been through that all day, driving up from Georgia, so...More

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FontanaVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Fontana Marina, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Thank you for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed our boat rides. This lake is full of history and our captains are always glad to know they did a great job. Again, thank you for the review and we hope you come back...More

Reviewed November 2, 2017

We were concerned about the 100 % rain predictions but went anyway. We had another couple with us who were seaworthy and enjoyed dealing with the rain with plastic sheets that blocked the rain but enjoyed the presentation on Lake communitis before the Fontana Dam...More

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FontanaVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Fontana Marina, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2017

Thanks for your review. The Miss Hazel scenic lake tour pontoon is an open air boat, not a closed vessel.

Reviewed November 2, 2017

We were captained by Captain Karl on the two hour Pontoon ride associated with the Fontana Village. We learned the history of the dam built in 1942, a WWII project, the history of the communities lying beneath the lake now. Staff at the Marina was...More

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FontanaVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Fontana Marina, responded to this reviewResponded November 20, 2017

Thanks for your review of the Marina at Fontana Village Resort. The scenic lake tour is a great activity for guests wanting to enjoy some time out on the water and take in the scenery while learning about the history and culture of the Fontana...More

Reviewed September 14, 2017

It was a busy labor day weekend and when I called all the rentals were booked. We brought our kayaks to enjoy the lake but when we got there and talked to the marina staff they found us a pontoon to rent for a couple...More

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FontanaVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Fontana Marina, responded to this reviewResponded September 26, 2017

Thank you for your review of the Marina at Fontana Village Resort! Our marina staff is always friendly and helpful and ready to get you on your way to fun and adventure on Lake Fontana. Please visit us again soon.

Reviewed July 13, 2017

We rented a pontoon boat and spent 4 hours cruising Fontana Lake. It was wonderful. The scenery was amazing, the view of Fontana Dam from the water was great. We tied up to shore and had a picnic lunch. Any day is a good day...More

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FontanaVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Fontana Marina, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2017

Thank you for your review of the Marina at Fontana Village Resort! The marina rents pontoons, canoes, kayaks, and stand-up paddleboards to guests and the general public. Come down and enjoy a day on the lake any time of year!

Reviewed July 12, 2017

Brought our boat on a recent one week stay at Fontana Village. Marina staff are excellent. Slips are very nice, covered with power and water. Full service with nicely stocked marina store including food and beer. First time at Fontana lake....unbelievably beautiful. Must go down...More

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FontanaVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Fontana Marina, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2017

Thank you for your review of Fontana Village's marina. The lake is truly beautiful at any time of year!

Reviewed July 10, 2017

The launch is capable of launching large houseboats (ie 60 summersets) from a long narrow but deep dock. Trailer parking is limited and parking on the ramp is also limited. Great clear water, one can see the fish, for swimming. No debris and calm water.

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FontanaVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Fontana Marina, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2017

Thank you for your review of the Fontana Marina. It is a great location for starting your adventure on the water in any type of boat!

Reviewed December 11, 2016

We rented the boats and you can bring your own if you have it. Water is great and the staff is wonderful. They can help you with everything even if you are not sure about being "The Captain of your own boat"

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FontanaVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Fontana Marina, responded to this reviewResponded December 12, 2016

Thank you for your review of the Fontana Village Resort Marina. A day out on the lake is perfect in any season!

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robinsonlynelle
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Unfortunately, we do not have jet ski rentals. But we do offer pontoon rentals.
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