Get out to play on the water in Georgia, where you can go boating, jet skiing, paddle boarding, tubing, rafting, and much more from the mountains to the coast. Rent equipment from hundreds of outfitters, and take guided tours. or bring your own gear for water adventures on lakes, rivers, and beaches throughout the state.
Wherever there is water in Georgia, you’re sure to find an outfitter or guide to help show you the best way to navigate them. Cruise the calm waters of Lake Burton on a pontoon boat, spend the day wakeboarding on Lake Allatoona or go water-skiing on Lake Oconee.
Paddle a canoe on the Flint River, take a guided kayak tour of the Okefenokee Swamp, and take a dolphin tour of Jekyll Island. Don’t miss the ultimate thrill of whitewater rafting or kayaking on the rapids of North Georgia’s rivers and on the longest urban whitewater course in the world in Columbus.
The whole family will love playing at Georgia’s water parks, from the indoor water park at Great Wolf Lodge in LaGrange, where the water is a comfortable 84 degrees year-round; to Margaritaville at Lanier Islands, where you can race down water slides, float in the wave pool and relax on the lakeside beach.
Browse the trip ideas and listings below to find water sports and recreation in Georgia.