Tahoe to offer water taxi service

By July 28, 2012

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE — A water taxi service based at Camp Richardson Resort connects locals and visitors to lakeside marinas, enhancing economic activity on the South Shore of Lake Tahoe. The service offers stops at three marinas providing access to recreation, sightseeing, dining and shopping.

The 42-foot Fun Runner Water Taxi is equipped for 49 passengers and offers indoor and outdoor seating. The Munson-style boat runs daily between Camp Richardson, Lakeside and Timber Cove marinas. Roundtrip tickets are $18 for adults and $12 for children. One way tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for children.

The Fun Runner leaves Lakeside Marina at 10 a.m., noon, 2 and 4 p.m. and arrives at Camp Richardson with departure times at 11 a.m., 1, 3 and 5 p.m. The service also accesses the Timber Cove Lodge Marina as needed. Timber Cove is located about 10 minutes from Lakeside and 20 minutes from Camp Richardson.

Camp Richardson Marina is located at the historic resort along the South Shore of Lake Tahoe. The marina features rum runner cruise, jet ski rentals, power boats, ski boat rentals, kayaks, paddleboards and paddleboats.

Visitors can dine and enjoy a world-famous Rum Runner beachside at the Beacon Bar and Grill, grab some ice cream at the General Store and Deli or visit the Mountain Sports Center to rent bikes or grab maps for nearby hiking trails.

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Located in the heart of South Shore Lake Tahoe, Lakeside Marina is the closest area to the casino corridor. Lakeside Marina boasts access to the beach, with a number of picnic tables, volleyball nets, Jet Ski and paddleboard rentals, dining at the Lakeside Beach Grill as well as shopping, all within walking distance.

For real-time updates on events, promotions, packages, conditions and what’s happening at Camp Richardson Resort visit its Facebook page at, or its Twitter handle at If you want to check out a YouTube clip, log onto

Nestled amongst the pines and located along South Lake Tahoe’s longest stretch of sandy beaches, Historic Camp Richardson Resort is a year-round recreation resort with snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, biking, kayaking, boating, dining, special events and cultural festivals. Situated on Lake Tahoe’s southwest shore, Camp Richardson is a short drive from several world-class ski resorts and the Stateline casinos.

For information on winter recreation, equipment rentals, lodging and packages call 800-544-1801 or visit

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