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Great trip to Emerald Bay!

Took our family and another family on a pontoon (or tri-toon) boat and cruised down to Emerald Bay... read more

Reviewed July 5, 2017
Matthew H
Great experience

They were great. Would recommend 10x out of 10. Phil and the staff were amazing. We went out in a... read more

Reviewed June 22, 2017
jeff l
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Here at SWA Watersports we offer a wide range of services from Lake Tahoe watersports, boat rentals, jet ski rentals, and tours to private charters, and even fishing & sailing charters. We take great pride in providing you a top-notch experience to...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
West Shore Cafe & Inn, 5160 W Lake Blvd, Homewood, CA 96141
+1 775-400-6677
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Reviewed July 5, 2017

Took our family and another family on a pontoon (or tri-toon) boat and cruised down to Emerald Bay. I recommend getting a capitan for the trip because it frees you up, you avoid the insurance or damage waivers, etc. and they know each boat better....More

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Reviewed June 22, 2017 via mobile

They were great. Would recommend 10x out of 10. Phil and the staff were amazing. We went out in a short day with not ideal weather. They gave us a deal on the rental as conditions were difficult. The boat was in immaculate shape, looked...More

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Reviewed October 19, 2016

They were really helpful and friendly -- even though we didn't have a reservation for a jet ski, they still managed to squeeze us in! We had a great time -- such a fun lake activity! Would rent from these folks again - they're good...More

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Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

We rented the smaller tritoon boat from SWA for a 4 hour afternoon excursion. The boat was spotless and appeared brand new and the staff was so helpful getting us started and on our return. We have a boat at home so are familiar with...More

1  Thank Fivemoreminutes
Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

We only had one full day in Tahoe and after enquiring at our hotel which was very expensive called SWA and they have a great rate. We got a bigger boat as all the others were on hire and it was true luxury! Brilliant sound...More

Thank NS3006
Reviewed July 11, 2014

Our family rented a 21' boat and float tube from SWA Homewood for an afternoon. Had a terrific experience from setting up the reservation all the way to disembarking from the boat. The staff was friendly and efficient. They gave us good tips for boating...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed April 23, 2014

SURF LAKE TAHOE?? When I heard you could surf the waves on Lake Tahoe, I was skeptical. Indeed, the Master Craft X80 delivered a perfect wave. My boys and I enjoyed an awesome Father's day on sunny Lake Tahoe at the beginning of last summer....More

1  Thank Dean W
Reviewed February 13, 2014

I decided to try out SWA Watersports in the northern Lake Tahoe area for our 2013 family reunion. Our initial intentions were to just rent a boat for the day, but then decided to add in a day of watersports on one of their Mastercraft...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed February 12, 2014

We spent a whole day on the boat cruising around the lake and learning wake surfing. It was the best experience ever in my life! It's exciting as well as relaxing at the same time. SWA Watersports went at our pace. Our captain/coach was funny...More

Thank Alison L
Reviewed February 9, 2014

Highly recommend - hope to see you guys at SWA soon again! Thanks for a fun and memorable time- Brooke and family

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