On The Water - Fun on Lake Winnipesaukee and MORE!


Water, activities and FUN on Lake Winnipesaukee and more in the NH Lakes Region

The Lakes Region is famous for fun on Lake Winnipesaukee and more in the summertime with boating, fishing and more on the water fun! Take advantage of all the 273 lakes and ponds in the area, including Winnipesaukee, Squam, Winnisquam, Newfound, Ossipee and Sunapee! Get on a boat for a tour or squeeze in some fishing. Jump right into the water to go tubing, water skiing or just to splash around. Be active and rent a canoe or kayakfor even more fun on Lake Winnipesaukee. No matter how you like to enjoy the water – the Lakes Region has activity for you!

What would YOU like to DO on the water? Choose your favorite way to have fun on Lake Winnipesaukee and MORE!

Canoe, Kayak, Paddleboard and Watersports
Cruises and Boat Tours
Fishing and Guide Services
Marinas and Boat Rentals
Sailing Schools

Anchor Marine Corporation - Laconia

Simply the best boat rentals on Lake Winnipesaukee. Don’t miss out, reserve your boat now. See pictures and make reservations on our website. 

1258 Union Avenue
Laconia, NH 03246
603-366-4311, 800-366-8119

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Experience Squam Private Boat Excursions - Holderness

Private boat excursions on Squam, 23′ Sea Ray Bowrider up to 10 people. Cruise, swim, view wildlife, fish, sunsets, tour historic Church Island and visit “On Golden Pond” movie sights. Apr-Nov

859 US Route 3
Holderness, NH 03245

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Fay’s Boat Yard - Gilford

New and Used Boat Sales: Precision boats, Rinker, Avalon, Scarab, Wellcraft, Glastron, Catalina, J/Boat, Hobie Catamarans and Kayaks, Laser Performance. View current listings on our website. Rentals: bowriders, pontoons, fishing, sailboats, kayaks. Services: complete engine/boat/sailboat repair, public launch and moorings, gas dock. Ship’s store, canvas shop. Summer/Winter storage, temporary slips. 8-5 daily.

71 Varney Point Road
Gilford, NH 03249

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Fish NH Guide Service -

More than 20 years experience fishing and guiding in the Lakes Region. I fish all the lakes and will customize your adventure. Families, groups or one on one from my 19 foot bass boat. Join me where Eagles soar and Loons sing! Winter ice fishing from a cozy heated shelter.

NH Fishing Guide Mark Beauchesne
, NH

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Irwin Marine -

Irwin Marine has been voted Top 100 Dealer in North America with marina location in Laconia, Alton, Alton Bay and Hudson. New Hampshire’s most respected name in boating since 1919. Sea Ray, Meridian Yachts, Stingray Sport Boats, Berkshire Pontoons, Premier Pontoons, Palm Beach Pontoons, Alumacraft Fishing Boats, Triton,  Yamaha Jet Boats, Old Town Canoes & Kayaks, Ski-Doo, Sea-Doo PWC, Sunfish, Laser Performance,  Mercury motors. Factory-certified technicians, parts & accessories, summer slips, valet service, winter storage, boat rentals, and gas docks. 

958 Union Ave/ Rte. 28A Laconia / Rt 28A Alton/ Hudson
, NH 03246
603-524-6661, 603-875-5700

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Irwin Marine of Alton Bay - Alton Bay

Irwin Marine of Alton Bay serves Lake Winnipesaukee and the many other bodies of water in the Lakes Region. Moomba, Supra, Larson, Monterey, Berkshire Pontoons, Old Town canoes & kayaks, Riviera SUP, Mercury Motors. Factory certified technicians, parts & accessories, boat rentals.

396 Main Street
Alton Bay, NH 03810

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Lake Sunapee Cruises - Sunapee

Tour beautiful Lake Sunapee aboard the MV Mt. Sunapee II and MV Kearsarge restaurant ship. Enjoy the pristine scenery as you settle into your deck chair while the Captain narrates the history, lore and points of interest of this beautiful mountain lake. Daily dinner cruises & private charters available.

Town Docks, PO Box 774
Sunapee, NH 03782

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Loon Pond Outfitters -

Guided fishing trips in New Hampshire. Loon Pond Outfitters can give you a great experience in Kayak Fishing, Fly Fishing, Bass Fishing, Ice Fishing and Fly casting instruction. We provide the gear!

Hope Eagleson, Reg. NH Fishing Guide
, NH

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Melvin Village Marina - Melvin Village

For over 55 years, we have been serving boaters on Lake Winnipesaukee and throughout New Hampshire with quality boat lines backed by award-winning service. We’re not the biggest boat dealer on Lake Winnipesaukee, nor are we the smallest, but we strive to be the best. 

Boat Rentals, New and Used Sales, Four Winns Runabouts, Harris and Cypress Cay Pontoons, Lund Aluminum Fishing Boats, Robalo Fiberglass Fishing Boats, Honda Outboards, Mercury Outboards, Yamaha Outboards.

463 Governor Wentworth Highway
Melvin Village, NH 03850

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Meredith Marina & Boating Center - Meredith

Our Meredith location is the perfect spot for Winnipesaukee Boat Rentals– we feature new Hurricane deck boats & Godfrey Pontoon boats, from half-day to long term. New & Used Boat Sales, Open Year-round. Full Service Marina with Ship Store.

2 Bayshore Drive
Meredith, NH 03253

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New Hampshire Marine Patrol - Gilford

Wear life jackets & safety lanyards: They save lives!

To register for a Boating Class visit boatingeducation.nh.gov
For safe Boating laws and rules go to marinepatrol.nh.gov
For boating emergencies dial 9-1-1

31 Dock Road
Gilford, NH 03249

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NH Boat Museum & Vintage Boat Rides on Millie B - Wolfeboro

NH Boat Museum exhibits feature the boating history and heritage of NH’s lakes and rivers. Events, Programs & Hands-on Activities. Museum Store. Also vintage Boat Rides on Lake Winnipesaukee aboard the Millie B. Free museum pass with every boat ride or discount coupon to ride the Millie B with museum admission. Open Memorial Day Weekend-Columbus Day, Mon.-Sat. 10am-4pm, Sun. 12noon-4pm.

399 Center Street, Route 28
Wolfeboro, NH 03896

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Riveredge Marina - Ashland

Authorized sales and service for Honda, Mercury, Volvo, PMC, StarCraft and Mastercraft. Honda and Mercury outboard sales. Rental boats, slip rentals. Boatslip ownership-opportunities.

283 River Street
Ashland, NH 03217
603-968-4411, fax 603-968-3520

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Shep Brown’s Boat Basin - Meredith

A Full Service Marina featuring Boston Whaler, Key West boats, “Life is good” products, Factory certified technicians, Parts & Accessories, Ship’s Store, Slips, Valet, Winter Storage, Boat Rentals & Fuel Dock.

31 Lovejoy Sands Road (off Meredith Neck Rd)
Meredith, NH 03253
603-279-4573, 866-350-7437

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Silver Sands Motel & Marina - Gilford

On Lake Winnipesaukee, beautiful grounds, heated pool, full service marina, 1000′ clean sandy beach. Rooms, housekeeping apts, & 2-3 bedroom cottages.

103 Weirs Rd, Rte 11B
Gilford, NH 03249


Squam Lakeside Pontoon Boat Rentals - Holderness

See the sites on ‘On Golden Pond’ for yourself. Call or e-mail your reservation. Daily & Weekly rentals available – canoe / kayaks / fishing boats & assorted pontoon boats. Temporary licenses available on site.

1002 US Rt 3
Holderness, NH 03245

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Thurston’s Marina - Weirs Beach

Starcraft Boats sales. Daily/long term rentals of pontoon, ski boats. Full service marina, factory certified techs, reconditioning & detail, wet slips, summer/winter storage, season ramp. Gas dock, ships store. Open 7 days a week, year round.

18 Endicott Street North, (Route 3)
Weirs Beach, NH 03247-5400
603-366-4811, 800-366-4006

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Trexler’s Marina - Moultonborough

Full service marina specializing in Manitou Pontoon, Pioneer & MirroCraft boats, Suzuki Outboard. Old Town Canoes and Kayaks, Paddleboard sales and rentals.  New & used boat sales and service, boat rentals, fuel, boating supplies, valet and winter storage. By the Long Island bridge.

15 Long Island Road
Moultonborough, NH 03254

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Winnisquam Marine, Inc. - Belmont

Enjoy boat rentals on beautiful Lake Winnisquam. Rent kayaks, paddleboards, rowboats, skiboats and pontoon boats – safe, family fun!   Prices start at only $60 per day. Voted # 1 Boat Rental Agency! Largest rental Fleet! 

12 Sunset Drive
Belmont, NH 03220

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Y Landing - Meredith

Full Service Marina. Boat Sales, complete service department & ships store.  Wet slip and dry boat storage.  Pontoon boat and paddleboard rentals. 91 octane gas and diesel available. Convenience store w/bait, beer, wine, Green Mountain Coffee and snacks.  Located across from Pine Island on Meredith Neck. Accessible by car or boat.

108 Powers Rd
Meredith, NH 03253
603-279-5050, Fax 279-2229

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Upcoming Featured Events

Feb 03

15th Annual Ice Harvest & Winter Carnival at the Remick

February 3 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Remick Museum & Farm
Tamworth Village


    Handicap Friendly
    Internet Access
    Meeting Space Available
    Onsite Restaurant
    Open Year Round
    Pet Friendly

Upcoming Featured Events

Feb 03

15th Annual Ice Harvest & Winter Carnival at the Remick

February 3 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Remick Museum & Farm
Tamworth Village
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