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Lake Cruises and Boat Rentals


Canoe, Kayak and Paddleboard Rentals

Lake Junaluska canoe, kayak and paddleboad rentals will open for the season Memorial Day weekend!

Summer Hours: 10 a.m - 8 p.m. 

Guests can purchase a rental pass from Lake Junaluska Outfitters located near the pool or reserve a time online. (Online reservations coming soon!) Guests will present their boat pass to Outfitters staff at the beachfront and staff will assist them with getting the equipment out onto the water.

Kayaks and Canoes: $10 per person for one hour
Stand-up Paddleboards: $10 per person for one hour
Peak time (1 p.m.-5 p.m.): $15 per person for one hour 

Cherokee IV

Ride the Cherokee IV 

Join us for a seasonal boat tour aboard the Cherokee IV!  

Summer Hours: Open Thursday - Sunday 1 p.m. - 8 p.m. (weather permitting)

Cost: $10 per adult, $5 ages 4-12 and under 4 free (45-minute cruise)

Purchase boat tour tickets online before tour begins or at Cherokee IV boat launch located at the Harrell Center.

To schedule a private boat tour on Lake Junaluska contact Group Sales at 828-454-6650 or email

Check out our lake cruises and canoe, kayak and paddleboard rentals on the Lake Junaluska Outfitters page