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“Very rude and insulting service, would not recommend ”

Ski Run Boat Company
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US$70.00*
and up
South Lake Tahoe Parasailing
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Owner description: The best way to get to experience Lake Tahoe is from the water. It is easy and surprisingly inexpensive to rent a Powerboat, Pontoon Boat, Wake Board/Water Ski Boat or Sailboat for as little as One Hour or for Multiple Days. The Ski Run Boat Company has the Largest and Safest fleet of boats on Lake Tahoe. This gives you and your party the chance to see destinations like Emerald Bay, Ski Beach, Sand Harbor and the Rubicon cliffs on your own schedule. You can bring a picnic lunch or stop by one of the many Restaurants around the Lake. All Boats come fully fueled and equipped with a VHF Radio and Coast Guard approved safety equipment and Life Vests. The Ski Run Boat Company also rents all the accessories you would need to make a great day of boating even better. Choose from Single or Double Tubes, Wakeboards Water Skis and More.
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Our group rented a boat to drive around tahoe lake for an hour. During the drive, we ran into very strong windy condition that rocked the boat very heavily. When we radio’d them for help to which they never responded. We looked up their phone number and reached for help. They very reluctantly came out to help. After we returned, they blamed us customers for not being able to drive the boat against strong tide. They were very insulting and rude, ruining our experience for the whole day. They need to have better safety measures to help the customers in need and be better trained in customer service.

1  Thank ALLEN K
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Last month we wanted to rent a jet-ski at lake Tahoe. It was a cloudy day, but we wanted to try it anyway. We went to this rental and asked for information regarding the jet-ski's. When I asked what the weather conditions would be for the next hours, they needed to google it! They said the chance of rain was high and then they showed a form we needed to sign regarding insurance and weather conditions without explaining what the consequences would be. Because it would be our first time on a jet-ski we didn't go through with the rental en we went hiking. We went outside and it started to rain en thunder heavily! Half an hour later we got a notification from google to definitely not go on the lake! They didn't give us any advice regarding the weather and we were glad we didn't go through with the rental.

1  Thank Margo G
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Myself and 3 friends went parasailing over Memorial Day weekend and we had a great time. The staff wanted to do everything they could to ensure that we had a good time while still being safe at the same time. The staff was professional and we had a great time as a group. Not much more you can ask for when doing parasailing.

Thank ob1gr81
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

My family and I took the Four Winds 19' out for the day. The staff was knowledgeable, friendly and informative. They were very laid back with the rental, with a lot of different boats to rent. The reason they get 3 stars instead of 4 is because we got caught up in a huge rainstorm. We went to Chambers with our picnic to wait it out. We called the company to let them know that we were not driving through the rain storm but were going to wait it out at Chambers with our lunch.

When we got back, 2 hours later, they insisted on charging us for the 2 hours we were unwilling to drive the boat through the rain. When asked them why they'd charge us when we clearly called them and told them we were just waiting out the storm their response was, "well you said you stopped for lunch." Then, almost more insultingly, he refunds us 14 minutes.

Rent somewhere else unless this place is within walking distance from your hotel. It's $30 to park in the lot for the day.

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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Came in 3 separate times over the Labor Day weekend and each time we were greeted by fast and friendly service by the folks at skate rental company. Everyone was very knowledgeable about pricing and gave honest assessment about the likely wait times for rentals given the holiday weekend. Ultimately we returned on Labor Day itself and rented a boat for five hours and had a great day on the lake!

All the staff were very helpful and polite but extra shout out for Amy for being super fun and patient with all of our questions!

I would definitely return for a rental at ski run boat company!

Thank Matthew C
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