Where to rent watercraft and book parasail tours at Tahoe

A boatload of personal watercraft rentals and parasailing trips is offered along Lake Tahoe's 72 miles of shoreline.

Parasailing costs $50 to $90 a person while PWC rentals run $100-plus an hour. Save money by cashing in on company-sponsored package deals and special offers, and with dollars-off coupons available at area hotels and businesses.

The best sources for coupons (and maps and brochures) are two Lake Tahoe visitors centers.

In California: 3066 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe; (530) 544-5050. In Nevada, 169 Highway 50, Stateline; (775) 588-4591. The website for both is; hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Here's a sampling of where to rent personal watercraft and book parasailing.

Watercraft rentals

Camp Richardson Marina, 1900 Jameson Beach, South Lake Tahoe; (530) 541-1801, (800) 544-1801,

Lakeside Marina, 4041 Lakeshore Blvd., South Lake Tahoe; (530) 541-6626,

Tahoe Keys Marina, 2435 Venice Drive, South Lake Tahoe; (530) 544-8888,

Hyatt Resort, 111 Country Club Drive, Incline Village, Nev.; (775) 832-1234, ext. 6622,

PWC rents, parasail trips

Ski Run Marina, 900 Ski Run Blvd., South Lake Tahoe; (530) 544-0200,

Timber Cove Marina, 3411 Lake Tahoe Blvd., South Lake Tahoe; (530) 544-2942, 544-5387,

Round Hill Pines Beach & Marina, Highway 50 at Round Hill, Zephyr Cove, Nev.; (775) 588-4155, (775) 588-3055,

Zephyr Cove Marina, 760 Highway 50, Zephyr Cove, Nev.; (775) 589-4901,

Lake Tahoe Parasailing, 700 N. Lake Blvd., Tahoe City; (530) 583-7245