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Things to Do At New Melones Lake Marina

If you are looking for the perfect spot to take a vacation, look no further than New Melones Lake Marina. Whether you only have a few days or a whole week, there is plenty to keep you occupied here. The lake offers a full-service marina located on the fourth largest reservoir in California. Not to mention, New Melones Lake Marina is the only marina on the lake! We offer boat rentals, houseboat rentals, water toy rentals, and slip rentals. We also carry everything you could possibly need at our two easy access convenience stores including fishing gear and gas for all your toys. Come out and see for yourself and make those lifelong memories.

Watercraft Rental Services

You don’t have to miss out on a great day on the lake if you don’t own a boat or water toy yourself. New Melones Lake Marina offers many different rentals for you to use and enjoy. All rentals can be rented on an hourly or daily basis. Make sure to call ahead and reserve your desired rental to ensure you are guaranteed the rental you want.

Boat Rentals

speedboat with wakesurfer

New Melones Lake Marina has many different options when it comes to our boat rentals. No matter what you seek, we offer the boat for you. If you are planning on fishing, our 14’ fishing boat is the boat you need. Don’t forget to snag any fishing gear you may need from our convenience store. For a more relaxed cruise, check out our Patio Boats. They come equipped with a BBQ propane grill so you can grill up some delicious food while kicking back on the boat. We also offer larger deluxe cruisers that allow for all your friends and family to tag along and enjoy a day on the lake. On the opposite side of things, we also have sport boat rentals for those adrenaline seekers. These high-speed boats will have you smiling with your hair in the wind in no time.

Houseboat Rentals

If you are able to enjoy spending the night at New Melones Lake Marina, we have several houseboat rentals for you to choose from. Renting a houseboat will give you the option to not only spend time on the lake but to have a place for you to sleep as well. All houseboats come equipped with a kitchen that includes a fridge, oven, and stove, plus a bathroom and sleeping quarters. Don’t forget to bring your grillable foods to grill on the BBQ propane grill provided. Depending on the houseboat you choose, they can sleep anywhere from 8-16 people. Renting a houseboat is the way to go for your extended stay at New Melones Lake Marina.

Water Toy Rentals

girl on wakeboard

To add the cherry on top of an already amazing trip to New Melones Lake Marina, check out our water toy rentals. Walk-in rentals are available but are on a first come first served basis. So if you have a toy in mind you must rent, call ahead to ensure you have it for the time you want! Try one or more of the following for an exciting time:

  • Wake Surf Board
  • Tubes
  • Kneeboard
  • Water Skis
  • Jet Skis
  • Kayaks
  • SUPS
  • And More!

Keep in mind, all rentals have a two-hour minimum. We guarantee once you get here though, you will spend much more than just two hours on the lake. The time will fly by with all the fun memories you will be making.

Slip Leasing

For those lucky ducks that already own a boat, you are going to want to check out the New Melones Lake Marina extended slip leasing. We offer annual or seasonal rates to suit you and your boating needs. Immerse yourself into the marina community while also having your own private slip to enjoy. Houseboat slips come with power hook-ups and in-dock servicing for added convenience. The New Melones Lake Marina slips are just a quick walk away from the main marina, allowing you to fully enjoy all the pleasures the marina has to offer.

Camping and Fishing

happy family on boat on the lake

Nothing is better than unplugging and soaking up those good nature vibes. What better way to do so than camping at New Melones Lake? With our designated camping area, you will be able to wake up to a beautiful sight of the sun glistening off the lake while being surrounded by nature. Coming this Summer of 2019, our cabins will be available for you to use! These 8-person cabins are located right on the lakeside. All cabins come equipped with a kitchenette, bathroom and a lounging area. Staying in one of our cabins while enjoying the lake will make for a perfect vacation getaway. While camping, pop into our convenience store and grab all the amenities you might need. We are always stocked with food, beer, wine, bait and tackle, apparel, and much more!


If you’re looking for a memorable way to celebrate, New Melones Lake Marina has many party packages to make that special day just perfect. For details on our party package options and all we have to offer, call in and let us help you get started on your memory making journey today. No matter the occasion we have the deal for you including:

  • Employee Appreciation: Show your employees how much they matter to you by spending a fun-filled day on the lake. A happy employee makes for a happy company.
  • Customer Appreciation: For any business to be successful you need loyal customers. What better way to show your customers how much you value their service than to throw them a party on the lake?
  • Birthday Parties: No matter your age, you can enjoy yourself at New Melones Lake Marina. Spend your special day on the water with all your friends and family. Another year older only means another year full of memories and good times.
  • Bachelor/Bachelorette/Weddings: For one of the biggest days in your life, New Melones Lake Marina can make sure you go out with a bang. Celebrate your pre-party bachelor/bachelorette here as well for a night you won’t forget.

Whatever you have to celebrate, whether it’s something as big as a wedding or as simple as a weekend getaway, with our help at New Melones Lake Marina we guarantee we can help you have a time to remember. The possibilities are endless here! If you have any questions on how to get started on your lake adventure you can check out our FAQ page or give us a call and our friendly and knowledgeable staff will help you.