Lake Lanier has nearly 700 miles of shoreline, with sandy beaches and private resorts and a water park providing swimming access. Whether you own a boat or just want to throw some towels in the car and head to the beach, Lake Lanier has suitable swimming areas. It definitely is a great place to enjoy some outdoor and watersport activities. For instance, you could go explore the shores, small islands go fishing, swim or even go water skiing. If you prefer, Lake Lanier also provides a lot of sunshine which makes it a perfect place to relax and tan under the sun.
Lake Lanier has fairly good weather all year round. The high season is during the summer in the months of July and August, this is also the time of the year with the highest temperatures. We suggest visiting lake Lanier in spring or fall, these seasons have good weather conditions and have a lot fewer tourists.
If you do plan on visiting the lake in summer, make sure you book in advance as availability can get much more difficult.
Prices for yacht charters in Lake Lanier really depend on the type and the size of the boat you want to rent. Typically, it’s relatively cheaper to charter a yacht for a longer period of time. For instance, a week-long charter might have a discount.
Make sure you check prices and book in advance, especially if you plan on visiting Lake Lanier during the summer when there is a big increase in the prices because of the higher demand.
Yes, you will need to have a boating certificate to operate a boat in the state of Georgia. You also need to be at least 16 years old.