Can’t Miss Water Activities At Lake Oconee

June 27, 2017

There’s nothing better than a Georgia summer day spent on the lake! At Lake Oconee, there are a plethora of ways to make your lake day a blast for the whole family!

Boating and Jetskiing

Take your boat out on Georgia’s second largest lake for a day filled with fun and relaxation! Don’t own a boat? Rent one from Young Harris Water Sports. Having four convenient locations along Lake Oconee, including the new 44 Bridge location, Young Harris Water Sports makes it easy for lake-goers to rent boats and jetskis. Make sure to check out their premium double decker tritoon with a slide!

Water Sports

Water sports are an exciting way to spend a lake day and test your athletic abilities! Tubing is a blast for young children and adults alike. Wakeboarding, wakesurfing and waterskiing are also favorite activities for many families.


Spend your day reeling in the big one at Lake Oconee! Did you know the lake has about 433 pounds of fish per acre, more than any other lake in the state? Reel Time Fishing offers a premiere, full-time guiding experience. Catch Stripers, Hybrids, as well as Crappies. Anyone who loves to fish, will love this excursion!

Relax By The Water

While there are many entertaining and adrenaline-filled things to do on Lake Oconee, sometimes you just want to relax. While the rest of the family is out boating, read a great book or catch some rays on a beach at one of the campgrounds! They are fantastic places to unwind while watching the family play on the lake.

Kayak or Paddleboard

Kayaking and paddleboarding are also fun ways to relax at the lake. Yogis love taking their practice to the lake by doing Paddleboard Yoga! Kayaking is also a relaxing way to explore Lake Oconee while getting in a workout.

Dine Overlooking Lake Oconee

All this activity is sure to work up an appetite! Enjoy a meal at one of the restaurants that overlooks Lake Oconee. Gaby’s by the Lake at The Ritz-Carlton, Georgia Butts BBQ, Bone Island Grill, and The Boathouse at Harbor Club are sure to provide you with great food and a great view!

Whatever your forte, Lake Oconee offers a variety of activities and services to satisfy each member of the family. What are you waiting for? Let’s go to the lake!

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