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Lake Sunapee Activities
Summer 2007


  Lighthouse Cruise on Lake Sunapee Lighthouse Cruise on Lake Sunapee

Special Memorial Day Weekend Cruise, weather permitting.
Season Begins Mid-June. Meet our Captain at Newbury Harbor. Cruise the entire length of the lake to the 3 historic lighthouses that dot Lake Sunapee!
Cruises run Mid-June to late Summer on Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday at 2pm. Maximum capacity about 10 people. BYOB - coolers welcome. Private cruises are available. With each paying adult enjoy a FREE cruise for one child age 4 and under.
$12 Adults 18 and over
$8 Children ages 5 - 17

  Fish for bass, perch and trout! Fishing
Fish for bass, perch and trout!

Get hooked up with boat, kayak or canoe rentals, fishing poles, or a guide.
Pick up your bait at Rosewood General Store
We can hook you up with boat, kayak or canoe & poles!
You can fish off any public dock in any harbor and along the miles and miles of public rivers, streams and ponds!

Pair up your "catch of the day" with provisions from our Rosewood General Store! We have BBQ supplies, Chips & Dip, Wine & Beer and more!

Requirements: NH FISHING LICENSE REQUIRED (Age 16 or older)
Obtain at Rite Aid in Newport, NH,
or on-line at:

Fly Fishing
Learn Fly-Fishing With Our Local Licensed NH Guide!
Guided Walk-In/Riverside Fly-Fishing.
New Hampshire Fish and Game certified guide.
Includes guide, most equipment & instruction (Does not include waterproof boots or pants).

$150 per person for a 1⁄2 Day
$250 for 2 people for a 1⁄2 Day
$350 for 3 people for 1⁄2 Day
1⁄2 Day = 4-5 Hours Our fly-fishing guide will take you to Lake Sunapee area rivers, streams, ponds & smaller lakes.

Available daily except Friday & Sunday. Mornings preferred.
Not available on Lake Sunapee. Not available with motorized boats.
48 hour notice recommended.

Hip Boots or waders recommended and are not supplied by fly-fishing guide at this time.

  Boat Rentals on Lake Sunapee Boat Rentals on Lake Sunapee

All Motor Boat Rentals are located in Georges Mills Harbor on Lake Sunapee.
Plan Ahead: By 2008 ALL DRIVERS of Motor Boats in New Hampshire will need a Safe Boater Certificate.

Safe Boater Education Certificate Required if born on or after January 1, 1963. Anyone who is 16 - 43. To obtain a certificate you must successfully complete a boating safety course. Take the exam on-line at: or call 1-888-254-2125 for the next safety course.
This certificate must be carried on the rental boat. This law is for boats with 25hp or more. Must be 21 years of age to rent a boat with us. Picture ID required. $500 deposit is required in addition to rental fees and this is charged at the dock. $50 per 1⁄2 hour is charged for late rental returns.

NO ALCOHOL is allowed on rentals.
Customer pays for gas and oil used.
Damage to boat is at renter's expense.


Pontoon Boat
Full day rentals:
20 ft. ECONOMY ( 9-10 people) ~ $190
20 ft. /50hp (9-10 people) ~ $235
24 ft. /50hp (13-15 people) ~ $270
24 ft. /135hp (13-15 people) ~ $300 (water ski capable)

1⁄2 day rentals available by chance.
No advance reservations taken for 1⁄2 day rentals.
20 ft Economy ~ $140
20 ft ~ $185
24 ft ~ $220
24ft with 135hp $240

Four Winns Runabout/Ski Boats
17.6 ft. / 120hp/OB (accommodates about 6-7 people) $270 full day
18.6 ft. / 150hp E-Tech OB (accommodates about 8-9 people) $320 full day
19 ft. / I/O (accommodates about 9 people) $330 full day
Half day rentals available by chance.
No advance reservations taken for 1⁄2 day rentals.
17.6ft ~ $220
18.6ft ~ $260
19ft ~ $270

Jet Ski
Accommodates about 3 people
1 hr ~ $80
2hr ~ $140
4 hr ~ $260
8hr ~ $455

  Canoe and Kayak Rentalsat Sunapee Harbor Canoe and Kayak Rentals
at Sunapee Harbor

Single Kayak
2 hr ~ $24
1⁄2day ~ $32
Full Day ~ $48

Double Kayak
2 hr ~ $32
1⁄2day ~ $40
Full Day ~ $60

Canoe Rentals
2 hr ~ $32
1⁄2 day ~ $40
Full Day $60

Small Outboard

2 hr ~ $50
1⁄2 day ~ $60
Full Day ~ $80
All rentals are equipped with life jackets, flotation & paddles.

  Water Skiing On Lake Sunapee Water Skiing On Lake Sunapee

Enjoy beautiful Lake Sunapee while engaging in one of our favorite summer sports!

Let our 2 guides give you some instruction.
$160/hr per boat trip (approx. 7 people + 2 guides)

  Canoe or Kayak Down the Connecticut River Canoe or Kayak Down
the Connecticut River

Experience the boundary river between Vermont & New Hampshire.
Yankee Magazine's Travel Guide To New England "Editor's Pick" for 2000!
Self-guided trips that give you the freedom to explore on your own with the added safety of recommended routes along the river.

Paddle under the Windsor-Cornish Covered Bridge (the longest covered bridge in America) and along a wooded island with a natural clearing that is ideal for picnics. Sandy beaches offer wading and swimming. You'll shuttle 4 miles upstream and enjoy the trip ending at the start point and your car location!

Prices include boats, paddles, life jackets, river map, parking

Full Day Self-Guided Rental
(3-4 hours) Sumner's Falls Trip
$30.00 Adult ~ $18 Children ~ 5 & under Free
Canoe under the longest covered bridge in America!
Sumner Falls rapids is the last remaining natural rapids area on the river.
Plenty of fishing for Perch, Bass & Trout.
Shuttle available to take you upstream to start & then enjoy a 12 mile paddle downstream.
Shuttle included with price.

1/2 Day Self-Guided Rental
(1 1⁄2 - 2 hours) Covered Bridge Trip
$18 Adult ~ $12 Children ~ 5 & under Free
Canoe under the longest covered bridge in America!
Free Shuttle Included with this Trip.

  Golf at one of the Lake Sunapee Area's Best Courses Golf

Tee-Off at one of the Lake Sunapee Area's Best Courses! Family owned and operated this picturesque 18-Hole Course with a 70 year history will afford you a great game! This course is surrounded by beautiful tall pines & traditional New Hampshire Charm!
Lounge & bar on-site at The Clubhouse.
Rental shop on main floor.

Monday - Thursday
9 holes $22 per person
18 holes $36 per person
Cart Rentals:
9 holes $10 per person
18 holes $15 per person

9 holes $32 w/cart per person
18 holes $51 w/cart per person
Saturday & Sunday
9 holes $38 w/cart per person
18 holes $59 w/cart per person

Free lessons for the kids!
Tuesday & Wednesday - 10am -12noon - July 4th - Labor Day

  Tennis at Lake Sunapee Tennis

Outdoor Tennis
Enjoy 3 courts on the grounds of a quaint New England Inn.

$20/hr per court Available by reservation M-F with limited availability on weekends. Enjoy great views of Mount Sunapee from this vantage point which is surrounded by pretty gardens and manicured lawns. Friendly Inn staff can assist you with up to 12 racquets, at no charge, if you forgot your racquet! Various sizes available from child to adult.

Indoor Tennis
Brush up on your swing at our 3 local indoor tennis courts.

$7.00 Guest Fee to use facility
Summer rate - 1 court for 1 hour = $18.00
Winter rate - 1 court for 1 hour = $30.00
Private tennis lesson - 1 student for 1 hour = $53.00
$3.00 per each rental racquet
Prices include use of courts only.
$7.00 Guest fee per day, per person includes use of facility including sauna, fitness rooms, locker rooms, & regularly scheduled fitness classes.

  Horseback Riding  At Lake Sunapee Horseback Riding

Lessons and Trail Rides available at our local Morgan Horse Farm!
Enjoy time at a really neat New Hampshire stable surrounded by beautifully cared-for horses and the quintessential small New England Farm. Our stable owner lives on property and has been in the "business" of horses for over 30 years! She teaches riding, boards & breeds them too!


Horseback riding and being around horses is, by the very nature, a dangerous activity. At the horse farm you will be asked to sign a State of NH waiver that releases the horse farm of any and all liabilities.

Trail Rides
Maximum of 4 Riders per Outing.
For Riders 9 years old or older with at least 10 hours of riding experience under their belt. Stable owner reserves the right to refuse riders who she feels are not ready for this activity.
You need to know how to walk, trot and canter on your own. If you've been on a horse only a "couple of times" or if it has been a long time since you've been on a horse, you are not skilled enough to participate in this EXPERT LEVEL ACTIVITY.

Might we recommend the:
One-On-One "In Ring" Ride?
$40/hr - per person
$60 - 11⁄2 hrs. - per person

One-on-One Lesson
One Rider ~ One Horse ~ One Instructor
Learn to ride under the wise and caring guidance of the stable owner and Lesson Instructor. You'll learn balance and how to ride in the seat. You'll probably start out with a Western Saddle.
$45/hr per person
(Both activity prices include a riding helmet & instruction.)

Pony Rides
You'll be led around the ring by the instructor.
This is a great activity for children and allows them some exposure to horses within a safe and supervised activity. In-ring only.

Children must wear pants and shoes with a heel. Loose fitting pants are best. NO SHORTS ALLOWED. No open shoes. Dress in layers depending on weather.

$25.00/per child * 20 minutes.

  Wagon Rides at Lake Sunapee Wagon Rides

Experience the Lake Sunapee Region in a horse drawn wagon!
Tour of the historic Chase House completes a memorable and family friendly outdoor activity! Cornish, NH.

35-55 minutes (depending on weather conditions and comfort of passengers)
$30 adults
$25 students
$15 6-11 year olds
Free 5 and under
$25 p/p adults (10 or more in a group)

Private Rides: $45 per person 4-6 people
Daily: 10am, 11:30am, 1:00, and 3:00 (weather permitting)
Meet at The Chase House in Cornish.

Please reserve your ride by 9pm the night prior to your requested trip.
Horse drawn wagon available by special request.
Okay to bring your own refreshments.
Please remove all litter before departing.

  Skeet Shooting at Lake Sunapee Skeet Shooting

Enjoy rounds of skeet shooting at our local shooting range! *$20 buys you one round, instruction, and use of the course. A great outdoor activity to enjoy with friends or family.
Hours TBA.
Please book this activity at Rody's Gun Shop in Guild, NH.
*Price subject to change without notice.




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