- After spending a sun-drenched day on the lake, dock at one of Lake Tahoe's marinas and hit the casinos.
- Several large marinas offer a variety of boat rentals and full service.
- Explore the shores of Lake Tahoe by sea-kayak or stand-up paddleboard, which can be rented at a Lake Tahoe Marina.
The 14 Lake Tahoe Marinas host yachts, sailboats, jet skis, speedboats, kayaks, and even paddleboards. The various Lake Tahoe Boat Marinas offer an array of services, whether you're a boat owner or interested in a rental.
North Tahoe Marina (North Shore)
A popular destination for speedboats and powerboats, North Tahoe Marina is a full service marina. Power boats are available for rent and even for sale. Slips, storage and mooring are also available. Location: Located north of Sierra Boat Marina in Agate Bay, the North Tahoe Marina is located in Tahoe Vista and is the closest Tahoe marina to Truckee.
Tahoe City Marina (North Shore)
In addition to being a full service marina, the Tahoe City Marina and Mall offers a shopping and a variety of dining. Visitors and locals alike enjoy a variety of lake activities including parasailing, kayak tours, sailing charters, and even a Yacht Club. This Lake Tahoe marina offers year-round boat storage and short term and long term slip rentals. Location: One of the oldest marinas on Lake Tahoe, California, Tahoe City Marina is located in the center of town and just west of Burton Creek State Park.
The Round Hill Pines and Zephyr Cove Marinas are smaller Lake Tahoe Marinas and located on the east shore close to the Stateline and Zephyr Cove casinos. Services are limited, with fuel available only at Zephyr Cove.
Camp Richardson Marina (South Shore)
During the summer season, this Tahoe marina destination lake resort is open daily. In addition to repairs and fuel facilities, rentals are available for fishing vessels, sailboats, jet ski rentals, sea kayaks, paddleboards, and more. Water taxis also run daily until 8:00 pm for those arriving for lunch and dinner at the resort's restaurant. Lodging options are also available. If you're visiting a Camp Richardson business, this large marina offers free tie-up or mooring. Location: The closest full service Lake Tahoe marina to Emerald Bay, Camp Richardson Resort and Marina lies on the shores of Kiva beach, a sandy shoreline.
Lakeside Marina (South Shore)
Lakeside Marina has moorings and slips as well as rentals and a fuel dock. There is no boat storage at this location. Location: Located in the city of South Lake Tahoe, Lakeside Marina is in close proximity to the stateline casinos.
Tahoe Keys Marina (South Shore)
As a largest marina on Lake Tahoe, Tahoe Keys Marina, offers a wide variety of services and activities. Rentals include power boats, kayaks, and jet ski. If interested in buying a boat, be sure to visit the marina's boat show. Visitors can experience Lake Tahoe via a hot air balloon or a wave runner rental. As a full service marina, gasoline and diesel fuel, storage, and slips are available. There are no moorings here. Location: A large marina, Tahoe Keys is on the west end of South Lake Tahoe, thus in close proximity to casinos.
Homewood Marina (West Shore)
Homewood Marina is one of the smaller Tahoe marinas that offers on-shore storage, boat cleaning, and mooring buoys. There are also fuel and pumpout facilities, but no slips. Location: 20 miles from South Lake Tahoe and just south of Tahoe City, Homewood Marina lies on McKinney Bay.
Meeks Bay Marina (West Shore)
Meeks Bay Marina is small and has few amenities including slips, a beach, ski boat and kayak rentals, and a grocery store. The marina is also next to a campground and lodging. Location: Located on Meeks Bay, Meeks Bay Marina is near Sugar Pine State Park.
Obexer's Boat Company Marina (West Shore)
Family-owned and operated since 1911, Obexer's Boat Company Marina is a full service marina. In addition to a showroom, ramp and storage facilities, travel lifts, and rentals, Obexer is home to a restoration shop for wood and fiberglass repairs with a certified mechanic. Location: Close to Homewood Marina, Obexer's Boat Company is one of the western Lake Tahoe, California marinas on McKinney Bay. To the north is Tahoe State Recreation Area, while Sugar Pine Point State Park lies to the south.