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South Lake Tahoe Boat Rental

South Lake Tahoe Boat Rental

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Experience Lake Tahoe to the fullest with your own powerboat 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 the type of boat that best suits your group.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$183.37
per group
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$183.37
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South Lake Tahoe Parasailing

South Lake Tahoe Parasailing

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If you’re looking for a little summertime adventure on the water, a Lake Tahoe parasailing experience is the ideal way to enjoy the natural beauty of this alpine region. Fly high above the lake as you’re pulled behind a speedboat, taking in views of the mountains and clear blue water. When booking, you have three height options to choose from.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.00
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$80.00

Lake Tahoe Ultimate Photography Scenic Half-Day Tour in Small-Group

Lake Tahoe Ultimate Photography Scenic Half-Day Tour in Small-Group

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Tahoe photographic tours offer a unique way to enjoy Lake Tahoe’s natural wonders and receive photography tips as you are led by an experienced photo guide who provides tips and shares information about the area. Whether you’re looking to snap a poster-worthy shot of snow-covered mountains, towering trees, wild flowers or the glassy lake itself, you’ll learn how to shoot in the great outdoors and see some of Lake Tahoe’s most beautiful natural sights, including Emerald Bay. Select either a half-day or full-day tour.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$179.00
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$179.00
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South Lake Tahoe Jet Ski Rental

South Lake Tahoe Jet Ski Rental

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Experience Lake Tahoe by Jet Ski, the perfect adrenaline-pumping way to enjoy being out on the water and explore at your own pace. You can cruise leisurely along the shoreline to admire the lakeside scenery or zoom over to Emerald Bay, one of the lake’s most popular and beautiful spots. When booking, select your rental duration; a maximum of two people per Jet Ski is allowed.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$177.94
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$177.94

Half-Day Electric Bike Rental in Lake Tahoe

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Half-Day Electric Bike Rental in Lake Tahoe

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Experience Tahoe's Dazzling Shoreline vistas! Cruise along Tahoe’s Most Captivating Coastal Trail. Ride an award-winning eBike and cycle the Saphire Jewel’s most popular and scenic shoreline path! The iconic Tahoe East Shore Trail from Incline Village to Sand Harbor. Enjoy stops to snap photos at beaches and various panoramic viewpoints. Journey along the beautiful shoreline to Sand Harbor – Lake Tahoe’s most beautiful state park Experience the scenic Lake Tahoe coast in a shorter amount of time. Enjoy the views in relaxed comfort instead of catching your breath. Easily select the bike's electric assistance to your own personal preference. Cruise in comfort or choose to get a workout.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$62.10
$69.00
$6.90 savings
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$62.10
$69.00
$6.90 savings
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Small-Group Day Trip to Yosemite from Lake Tahoe

Small-Group Day Trip to Yosemite from Lake Tahoe

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Explore the scenic highlights of Yosemite National Park on a full-day, small-group guided trip from Lake Tahoe with a lunchtime picnic beside Cascade Falls. Capture unforgettable images of the park’s soaring rock walls and craggy peaks then enjoy an invigorating hike to Yosemite Falls or Bridalveil Falls, where high-mountain rivers tumble from sheer granite cliffs. Spot rock climbers scaling the face of El Capitan, watch for deer in alpine meadows, and take in the timeless beauty of California’s High Sierra mountains.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$220.00
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$220.00
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Emerald Bay Helicopter Tour of Lake Tahoe

Emerald Bay Helicopter Tour of Lake Tahoe

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Showcasing beautiful Fallen Leaf lake, Cascade Lake, Taylor Creek, and Pope Beach, this tour heads to breathtaking Emerald Bay. Surrounded by granite cathedrals and fed by Eagle falls, the lake's only true bay is named for its emerald green waters.
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  • 10 to 12 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$94.00
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$94.00
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2 Hour Small Group Sailing Cruise Lake Tahoe

2 Hour Small Group Sailing Cruise Lake Tahoe

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We are the premier Sailing experience on the South Lake. An unique sailing adventure, for 2 hours, on the South Lake Tahoe Unlike other tour boats which take 50+ passengers, our sailing yacht BLUE limits our trips to 15 passengers. If you care to enjoy the beauty of propulsion by Mother Nature without the sound and smell of a engine, come sail with us!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$99.00
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$99.00
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Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay Cruise on M.S. Dixie II

Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay Cruise on M.S. Dixie II

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Take a boat tour on Lake Tahoe to soak up the alpine beauty of Emerald Bay, one of the lake’s most scenic spots. As you glide across the water on the M.S. Dixie II, admire the surrounding Sierra Nevadas, and cruise past Emerald Bay’s Fannete Island, the lake’s only island, as well as Vikingsholm Castle, a unique home on the shore. Plus, watch a video on board about the interesting underwater features of the lake.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.75
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$69.75
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South Lake Tahoe Kayak Rental

South Lake Tahoe Kayak Rental

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Get an up-close look at Lake Tahoe with a kayak rental, which allows you to paddle across the water at your own pace, admiring the stunning mountain scenery or searching for hidden coves and beaches. With an easy-to-maneuver single kayak, you can paddle as fast or as slow as you wish to enjoy an outdoorsy workout or to simply relax. When booking, select a rental duration that suits your budget and schedule.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$37.98
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$37.98

Full-Day Electric Bike Rental in Lake Tahoe

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Full-Day Electric Bike Rental in Lake Tahoe

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Experience more of the scenic Lake Tahoe Coast. Enjoy the views in relaxed comfort instead of catching your breath. Easily select the bike's electric assistance to your own personal preference. Cruise in comfort or choose to get a workout.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$75.65
$89.00
$13.35 savings
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$75.65
$89.00
$13.35 savings
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Tahoe Helicopter Tour: Lakes and Waterfalls

Tahoe Helicopter Tour: Lakes and Waterfalls

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Get epic aerial views of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding peaks and waterfalls on this 30-minute helicopter tour. Listen to your pilot-guide's commentary as you soar over Emerald Bay, Cascade Lake, Fallen Leave Lake, Glen Alpine Falls, Echo Lake, and other area attractions. This small-group tour means you'll have personalized attention while you travel.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$265.00
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$265.00

Lake Tahoe Helicopter Tour: Circle the Lake

Lake Tahoe Helicopter Tour: Circle the Lake

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This 45 minute ride follows Lake Tahoe's pristine 72 mile shoreline, shimmering in shades of green and blue. While most of the shoreline is visible from the roads and highways circling the lake, nothing can compare to the view from a helicopter! Start by flying to Emerald Bay, then continue your journey around Lake Tahoe to witness the many stunning views Lake Tahoe has to offer.
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  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$392.00
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$392.00

Zephyr Cove Helicopter Tour

Zephyr Cove Helicopter Tour

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See more of South Lake Tahoe from one of the best vantage points—the air—during this Zephyr Cove helicopter tour. This helicopter flight over South Lake Tahoe includes views of the lake, Emerald Bay, and Zephyr Cove from a window seat, as well as noise-reducing headphones so you can hear your guide’s commentary more clearly as you fly.
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  • 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$180.00
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$180.00

Full-Day Bike Rental in Lake Tahoe | Breathtaking Coastal Rides

Full-Day Bike Rental in Lake Tahoe | Breathtaking Coastal Rides

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Experience more of the scenic Lake Tahoe Coast. Enjoy the views on a bike that offers a more upright seating posture to better soak in the breathtaking beauty! Plenty of Free Easy Parking at our shop. Bike paths the entire way so you are always Safe and Away from traffic!
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  • 2 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$49.00
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$49.00
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Full-Day Lake Tahoe Circle Tour including Squaw Valley

Full-Day Lake Tahoe Circle Tour including Squaw Valley

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Travel all the way around scenic Lake Tahoe in a comfortable shuttle on this 7-hour tour. Led by a local guide, you’ll cover close to 70 miles (110km), making stops at the beautiful vistas of Sand Harbor and Emerald Bay. You’ll also visit a charming village at Squaw Valley Ski Resort, and explore Tahoe City on the lake’s north shore, stopping to purchase lunch. As you go, your guide will provide rich historical context for the beautiful landscape surrounding you.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$61.54
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$61.54
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Ski or Snowboard Rental in Lake Tahoe

Ski or Snowboard Rental in Lake Tahoe

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Hit the slopes of Tahoe this winter with a ski or snowboard rental package in South Lake Tahoe. You’ll be fitted by trained staff members who will make sure you leave with the boots, bindings, and skis or snowboard that are right for your skill level. Plus, receive maps of area resorts and tips about mountain safety. By reserving in advance, you’ll ensure you won’t miss out on rentals for your family during the busy ski season. Four rental locations are available, and you can choose a 1-, 2- or 3-day package.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.59
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$44.59

Tahoe City 3-Hour Single Kayak Rental

Tahoe City 3-Hour Single Kayak Rental

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Explore the western shore of Lake Tahoe independently by kayak with a 3-hour kayak rental from Tahoe City. Soak in the views of forest and granite as you paddle across the crystal clear waters of this enormous lake, which is surrounded by 12,000-foot-tall (3,660-meter) mountains.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$54.49
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$54.49

Wild West Day Trip from Lake Tahoe with Train Ride

Wild West Day Trip from Lake Tahoe with Train Ride

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Go back in time to the old Wild West on this tour from South Lake Tahoe to Virginia City, Nevada, including a train ride on the Virginia & Truckee Railroad. With a guide, you’ll start your day trip by minibus, driving along part of the Pony Express. When you reach Virginia City, a National Historic Landmark District, take a 6.5-mile round-trip train ride before enjoying free time in town to explore at your leisure, perhaps visiting museums or a historical saloon.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$72.00
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$72.00
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Heavenly Premium Ski Rental Including Delivery

Heavenly Premium Ski Rental Including Delivery

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Get delivery of your ski and snowboard rental with this premium service in South Tahoe. Avoid waiting in the long lines at rental shops to get your boots, helmets, skis and snowboards. Order your gear ahead of time and get your equipment delivered to your home or vacation rental at a time of your choosing. Enjoy a custom in-home fitting by the expert technician to ensure you get the right fit. After you've shredded the slopes, schedule pickup at a time that's convenient for you.
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  • 5 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$106.34
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$106.34

Half-Day Guided Backcountry Ski Touring Experience near Incline Village

Half-Day Guided Backcountry Ski Touring Experience near Incline Village

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Looking for an alternative to the expensive, crowded ski resorts? Have you been interested in exploring backcountry skiing opportunities? Ski Nevada provides introductory backcountry ski tours and instruction in a safe and supportive atmosphere in the beautiful mountains of Lake Tahoe Nevada.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$99.00
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$99.00

1-Hour Stand Up Paddleboard Lesson on Lake Tahoe

1-Hour Stand Up Paddleboard Lesson on Lake Tahoe

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Take a 1-hour stand-up paddleboard (SUP) lesson on the pristine waters of Lake Tahoe. Your instructor provides all necessary gear and instruction for your introductory class on this popular water sport. Take in the granite mountains and pine forest that ring the largest alpine lake in North America.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$43.59
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$43.59

Cross-Country Ski Rental in Lake Tahoe

Cross-Country Ski Rental in Lake Tahoe

Go cross-country skiing in South Lake Tahoe, and enjoy the winter wonderland scenery while getting an excellent workout. With this cross-country ski rental package, you’ll receive the equipment you need to explore the mountain trails of the Sierra Nevada. Get fitted for boots, poles, skis, and bindings—plus you can rent or buy outerwear, if you need it. Reserving your rental in advance ensures you won’t miss out during the busy ski season.
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  • 1 to 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$34.80
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$34.80

Incline Village Stand Up Paddleboard Rental

Incline Village Stand Up Paddleboard Rental

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We offer inflatable paddle boards sets for 24 hours ore one week at a time giving guests the ability to explore at their own pace. Our gear provides accessibility to areas that require hiking and can be transported with small reckless rental vehicles.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$66.67
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$66.67
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