South Lake Tahoe Marina


Cruises, Water Taxi, Water-Fun Rentals, and More!

Contact the Marina at 530.542.6570

Whether you stay at Camp Richardson Resort or just visit us for the day, your access to Lake Tahoe will be effortless. Our South Lake Tahoe marina has everything you need to enjoy the crystal clear waters of the lake. During the summer season, the marina is open daily from Memorial Weekend through mid-October.

Seasonal Hours (We may close early in case of bad weather, so be sure to call!)

May 15 - June 14: 9am - 5pm

June 15 - Sept 2: 8am - 8pm

Sept 3 - Sept 15: 9am - 6pm

Sept 16 - Oct 14: 9am - 5pm

Close for the season October 15

Camp Richardson Marina Mooring Buoys

Rentals include free shuttle boat service during business hours.
Seasonal - $3,400 for boats 28' & over; $2,900 for boats under 28'; weekly $450; daily $75

Call 530-542-6570 to Rent a Buoy

NEW TOUR to Vikingsholm Castle!

Vikingsholm Castle Lake Tahoe

Take a three-hour tour that includes a boat ride and tour of the historic Vikingsholm Castle. Tours depart at 11am and 1pm. $99/adults. $69/kids 12 and under.

CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW or call (530)542.6570

Rum Runner Day & Sunset Cruises to Emerald Bay


Our spectacular Lake Tahoe boat cruise leaves every day during the summer months from the Marina at 1pm, 3:30pm and 6pm for a 1.5-hour cruise to Emerald Bay and back. Plenty of room for everyone, yet small enough to enjoy an intimate and unique view of Lake Tahoe and it's shoreline. Non-alcoholic beverages, snacks, Rum Runners, beer, and wine are available for purchase. $59/adults; $29/kids 12 and under.

CLICK HERE TO BOOK NOW or call (530)542.6570

Interested in chartering The Rum Runner for a private group tour?
Please call 530.542.6587 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information on group charters.

Water Taxi

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Catch our Water Taxi from Camp Richardson Marina, Round Hill Pines Marina, Lakeside Marina and Timber Cove Marina. Water Taxi begins at Lakeside Marina at 10:00am and concludes every day at Lakeside Marina at approximately 5:50pm. Click on map to enlarge.



Locations & Departure Times:

Lakeside Marina 10:00am - 12:00pm - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Timber Cove Marina 10:15am - 12:15pm - 2:15pm - 4:15pm

Camp Richardson Marina 10:50am - 12:50pm - 2:50pm - 4:50pm

Round Hill Pines Marina 11:40am - 1:40pm - 3:40pm - 5:30pm

Please arrive 20 minutes prior to depature. Operation subject to weather.


  • Adults: $15/one way, $25/round trip
  • Children (12 & under): $10/one way, $15/round trip
  • Bikes transported for no extra charge!

A great way to avoid traffic!


Marina Boat Rentals*

boat rentals

Boat Rentals


Advanced reservations (online or by phone) are only available for half- or full-day rentals with start times of 8am, 9am or 10am; 2-hour minimum required for all rentals after 10am; must be present to rent; rentals are first-come, first served. 

Rates do not include fuel.

21' Four Winns: 10 passengers, Inboard/Outboard
$370/2 hour, $555/half day (4hr), $1,110/full day (8hr)

21' Monterey: 8 passengers, Inboard/Outboard
$370/2 hour, $555/half day (4hr), $1,110/full day (8hr)

20' Regal Outboard: 8 passengers, Inboard/Outboard
$418/2 hour, $627/half day (4hr), $1,254/full day (8hr)
Tow package not available with this boat

20' Regal: 10 passenger, Inboard/Outboard
$418/2 hour, $627/half day (4hr), $1,254/full day (8hr)

24' Four Winns Tower: 12 passengers, Inboard/Outboard
$508/2 hour, $762/half day (4hr), $1,524/full day (8hr)

24' Regal: 12 passengers, Inboard/Outboard
$528/2 hour, $792/half day (4hr), $1,584/full day (8hr)

27' Sea Ray: 13 passengers, Inboard/Outboard
$528/2 hour, $792/half day (4hr), $1,584/full day (8hr)

28' Cobalt: 13 passengers, Inboard/Outboard
$590/2 hour, $885/half day (4hr), $1,770/full day (8hr)
Tow package not available with this boat

Pontoon Boat: 12-passenger
$448/2 hour, $672/half day (4hr), $1,344/full day (8hr)
Tow package not available with this boat

24' Pontoon Boat: 13-passenger, 150 hp Mercury Outboard
$518/2 hour, $777/half day (4hr), $1,554/full day (8hr)
Tow package not available with this boat

Tow Package (tube, ski, or wakeboard) $35 (additional items $20/each)

Additional Watercraft/Beach Rentals*

Jetski and Waverunner rentals

SeaDoo & Waverunners
SeaDoo GTI, 2 people
$139/1 hour
Yamaha Deluxe Waverunner, 2 people
$139/1 hour
*Fuel Surcharge: $15/1 hour


Single: $35/1 hour$60/2 hours, $90/4 hours
Double: $45/1 hour$80/2 hours, $100/4 hours


Stand Up Paddleboards (SUP)
(ages 14 and up)
$40/1 hour, $70/2 hour, $90/3 hour

Pedal Boats
Two-seat: $30/1 hour
Four-seat: $40/1 hour

Lounge Chairs
$12/full day
$8/half day


* Must be 18 years old with a valid driver's license and credit card. Reservations suggested for full-day rentals. Credit card deposit required for reservations. Please call for cancellation policy. Renter is responsible for all damages. Prices subject to change without notice.

Other Services Available

Marina Store with the best beer selection on the Lake, Ice, Fuel Dock, Pump-out Facilities.

Important Information for boat owners

Due to the infestation of aquatic invasive species in nearby lakes, Lake Tahoe has mandatory boat inspections before launching any watercraft. Your watercraft MUST have the current inspection sticker and approval before using any Lake Tahoe launching facility. For more information, please click here. The closest inspection station to Camp Richardson is 2128 Keetak St., Meyers, CA near the intersection of Highways 89 and 50. The station is open from 8:30am-5:30pm. Click here to view location map.

During the marina's operating months, please call 530-542-6570 for more information, current conditions, or to reserve a rental. For information, rates and mooring reservations please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Reminiscent of a time when friendship was a lifelong endeavor and vacation meant leaving your troubles at the door. A year-round Lake Tahoe destination resort of pure relaxation offering historic Tahoe lodging, camping, boating, biking, beach-going, lakeside dining, cross-country skiing, sleigh rides, and more. All on the south shore of one of the most beautiful alpine lakes in the world, Lake Tahoe, and just minutes from world-class ski/board resorts and casinos.

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