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Address: Highway 28 North, Fontana Dam, NC 28733
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Spend some time on the lake

We rented the boats and you can bring your own if you have it. Water is great and the staff is wonderful. They can help you with everything even if you are not sure about being... read more

Reviewed 11 December 2016
localeater2016
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Lafayette, Indiana
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Lafayette, Indiana
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23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We rented the boats and you can bring your own if you have it. Water is great and the staff is wonderful. They can help you with everything even if you are not sure about being "The Captain of your own boat"

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Thank localeater2016
FontanaVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Fontana Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Fontana Village Resort Marina. A day out on the lake is perfect in any season! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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99 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

They have a 2 hour pontoon boat tour of the lake. Since there are no homes to see, it is very entertaining to take the tour and learn about the area and history.

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FontanaVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Fontana Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Scenic Lake Tour at Fontana Village Resort's Marina. I hope that you will visit again soon! More 

Syosset, New York
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3 reviews
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Rented a pontoon boat which seats up to 10 people. Went swimming in the lake that was really clean....a lot of fun!

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FontanaVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Fontana Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Fontana Village Resort Marina, Lake Fontana is an amazingly scenic location and the Marina rents pontoons, kayaks, canoes and stand up paddle boards for all types of adventure on the water. More 

Monroe, North Carolina
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4 reviews
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Really neat marina, clean bathrooms, our boat was very clean & comfortable for the sunset cruise that lasted a couple of hours. We actually got to see a black bear cub along the bank of the lake while on the cruise.

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FontanaVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Fontana Marina, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of the Fontana Village Resort Marina. Our scenic lake cruises offer such an excellent glimpse of the lovely nature of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and sometimes some of the wildlife as well as giving the guest a short lesson on the history of the area. Please join us again soon! More 

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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72 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

The weather was too hot to catch fish, however it was fun trying The lake is worth the ride around. We rented a pontoon for half day it was perfect, We grabbed Hot dogs and chips from the marina to take for our lunch....... Staff was great boat was clean and quit.

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Thank Michelle S
FontanaVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Fontana Marina, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review of the Fontana Village Resort Marina. The marina store offers snacks, bait and tackle and is your one stop destination for fun on the waters of Lake Fontana! More 

Okeechobee, Florida
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187 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We rented a kayak to paddle the dam. It was $10 an hour or $25 for four hours and $50 all day so not bad prices. Also saw that it cost only $5 to launch your own vessel. You can also rent pontoon boats...i think they were $300+ for the day. There is a shop there with bathroom facilities. Very... More 

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FontanaVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Fontana Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Fontana Village Resort's Marina. The marina rents pontoons, kayaks and canoes by the hour, half day or full day. Boat launching is free to guests of Fontana Village Resort and only $5 per boat for area visitors. More 

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278 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Lots of options for boating. Beautiful lake. Near resort where we stayed. Family took advantage of booking fishing trip for 5 hours__lots of fish to fry for dinner! Check out the dam nearby too.

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Thank kkr67
FontanaVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Fontana Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Fontana Village Resort's Marina! Boat access is free to all guests of Fontana Village Resort and only $5 per boat for area visitors. The Marina also rents pontoons, kayaks and canoes by the hour, half day and full day. Please visit us again soon! More 

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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

I absolutely loved the boat ride we took from the marina. The tour guide had stories about everything and made it so fun! There was a storm coming so we did not get to go on a creek like he normally would take people but he showed us fishing holes and camp sites and told us,stories about what happened all... More 

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Thank Melanie M
FontanaVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Fontana Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Fontana Village Resort's Marina. I am glad to hear that the scenic lake tour was one of the highlights of your trip. More 

Greensboro, North Carolina
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Canoeing and kayaking on Fontana Lake was absolutely beautiful. The Marina was close to Fontana Village, and the staff was very helpful. If you are in this area, I highly recommend going out on the lake. Pontoon sailings are also available.

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Thank cllindse
FontanaVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Fontana Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Fontana Village Resort's marina, please visit again soon! More 

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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Rented a canoe on Fontana Lake from Fontana Marina. Great experience, reasonably priced, relaxing day on the lake. Would definitely go back. Thank you!

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Thank Kate W
FontanaVillage, Guest Relations Manager at Fontana Marina, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review of the Fontana Marina, it certainly is an excellent location for the peace and tranquility of canoeing and kayaking! More 

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