Having established itself as a popular recreational area, it offers superb boating, water sports, and Jet Ski activities, in addition to being perfect for fishing parties.
If you're in need of escaping with a Smith Mountain Lake boat rentals package for the whole family, Parrot Cove features one of the largest fleets of Houseboats on the lake. A 53' Keycraft cruiser that accommodates 10 passengers is their flagship vessel and can cost $2900 for a week in peak season. A more modest vessel – A 39' Keycraft will accommodate 6 people and has a peak season rental of $2200 per week. If looking to hire a smaller vessel, you have the choice of a fishing boat, wave runner, pontoon boat, kayak or a simple runabout. If looking to hire a fishing boat, expect to be paying $115 for a 17 footer or $85 for a 15 footer – various discounts offered on bookings for additional days.
For those that have a preference to water sports, a Wave Runner will set you back $240 for a full days hire (8am – 5pm) with the option of Knee boards, tubes and skis also available to rent. Parrot Cove Boat Rentals can be contacted on 800-488-4516.
Parkway Marina is another destination in the Smith Mountain Lake area, situated on the main body of the lake, featuring boat rentals packages, slip rentals, waterfront vacation units to rent and also boats for sale. For those looking to rent a watercraft – rental options include a 24' Pontoon boat to suit parties of 8 to 10 passengers or a 29' Pontoon boat for up to 15 passengers. If you wish to contact Parkway Marina you can call 540-297-4412.
Bridgewater Marina also handles rental boats and offers one of the largest selections on Smith Mountain Lake – From a PWC, to a 24' Pontoon boat, and Ski Boats, with three rental points for the ultimate service. The rates for a full days hire is $140 for a Pontoon boat, $240 for an 18'5 Runabout, and $270 for a Waverunner. If looking for a short-term hire, than that's possible with the choice of just a one, two, or three hour rental – for those looking a longer rental term, its possible to rent for a full 7 days at between $620 to $1115 dependent on your watercraft preference. An additional charge is made for those looking to hire tubes, skis, kneeboards, and wakeboards. Contact Bridgewater Marina at 800-729-1639 with any questions.
That’s just a few of the options on offer when it comes to Smith Mountain Lake boat rentals packages.