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Fontana Lake Marina

A Hidden Gem

Discover 240 shoreline miles of the most beautiful mountain lake in all of North Carolina—and yes, we know that’s saying a lot! Fontana Lake is an incredible natural resource, and our full-service Marina has everything you need for boating, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, scenic charters, and so much more.

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Historic Lake Tour

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Hop aboard the famous Miss Hazel — a historic, U.S. Coast Guard-approved, 36-ft pontoon boat — for a scenic cruise along the beautiful Eagle and Hazel Creek waterways. This 1.5-hour tour features breathtaking views of the trails, forests, and mountains, and is accompanied by an experienced Captain sharing tales (some tall!) about everything within eyeline. This incredible experience brings visitors back to Fontana Village year after year, and should not be missed.

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Marina Rentals

Fontana Marina has all the rentals you might want for your getaway, including pontoon boats, canoes, kayaks, and stand up paddle boards. And if you’re bringing your own watercraft? We offer dockage and mooring with water and power, available daily, weekly, monthly, or annually.

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Backcountry Shuttle Services

Get back to nature. For guests looking for access to some of the most remote sections of the National Park’s Western region, we offer drop-off and scheduled pick-up services by boat to many locations along the Northern shore of Fontana Lake.

Shuttle services must be reserved 48 hours in advance. Please call the Marina directly at 828-498-2017 for back country and other shuttle reservations.

Services and Rates

F O N T A N A V I L L A G E R E S O R T & M A R I N A
WATERCRAFT RENTALS
Pontoon Boat $200 / 2 Hours $300 / 4 Hours $450 / 8 Hours
Fishing Boat $200 / 2 Hours $250 / 4 Hours $400 / 8 Hours
Canoe $25 / Hour $50 / 4 Hours $75 / 24 Hours
Kayaks (Single or Double) $25 / Hour $50 / 4 Hours $75 / 24 Hours
Paddleboards (SUP) $25 / Hour $60 / 4 Hours

Rentals are available online! Click Here To Book! 

*Customer Pays for fuel used during rental period. Rentals are subject to availability. *Holiday rates may apply.

SLIP RENTALS, DRY STORAGE & BOAT LAUNCHING 
Covered $40 / Day $250 / Week $4,000 / Year
Uncovered $20 / Day $125 / Week $3,000 / Year
Dry Storage $10 / Hour $45 / Week $75 / Month
Daily "Lay-a-Long" $10 / Day
Launch Fee* $5 per Boat, Kayak, Canoe, Paddleboard, Etc.

*Launch Fee is complimentary for Fontana Village Resort lodging guests. MUST present Room Key to Marina attendant

BACK COUNTRY SHUTTLE SERVICE
One-Way Round-Trip
Eagle & Hazel Creek $35 / Person $60 / Person
Pilkey & Kirkland Creek $65 / Person $130 / Person
Pilkey & Kirkland Creek (3 or more) $55 / Person $110 / Person
Chambers Creek $75 / Person $150 / Person
Chambers Creek (3 or more) $65/Person $130/Person
Forney Creek $95 / Person $190 / Person
 Forney Creek (3 or more) $85 / Person $170 / Person
Groups of 15 or more $25 / Person $40 / Person

*Call for shuttles and rates to other Northshore destinations - (828) 498-2017

HISTORIC LAKE TOUR
90-Minute Historic Lake Tour $40 / Adult $15 / Child (3-12 Years Old) Under 2 are free

*Call for availability and reservations - (828) 498-2017

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