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Mountain Island Lake

Discover the Hidden Gem of Charlotte: Mountain Island Lake (MIL)!


Escape to the tranquil beauty of Mountain Island Lake, Charlotte's best-kept secret. Spanning over 3,000 acres, this crystal-clear, sand-bottom lake offers the perfect setting to embrace the "Lake Life" experience.


Connected to Lake Norman at its northern point, MIL boasts a unique feature—a dam that channels undercurrents and ensures the water remains pristine and clear. In fact, MIL serves as the source of drinking water for Charlotte and the greater Charlotte area, highlighting its purity and importance.


MIL is your ideal destination. Its calm waters provide a safer and more serene water sport experience compared to its neighboring lake, Lake Norman. Additionally, with over 60 miles of sandy coastline, MIL brings the beach experience right to Charlotte's doorstep. Enjoy sun-soaked days, explore peaceful coves, and relax on sandy sandbars—all within city limits, just a short 9-mile drive from Uptown Charlotte.


Uncover the beauty and serenity of Mountain Island Lake, where you can create lasting memories and embrace the charm of the "Lake Life" right here in Charlotte!

Conservation & Preservation

Mountain Island Lake Conservation Effort

Mountain Island Lake is more than just a body of water—it's the lifeblood of our city, providing clean, safe drinking water to Charlotte. It's a sanctuary for a diverse array of wildlife, a testament to the beauty of our region's natural landscapes, and a vibrant educational resource for our community.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What all is included?

All sessions include a vessel from our fleet of 2022 & 2023 Sea Doo Switch Jet Boats. This include all gear, life vest, fuel along with a Captain. Additional equipment specific to you session will be listed under your Session Detail.

How man People per Session?

Session can include up to a maximum of 8 people. Certain Sessions and events such a “Sandbar Session” can include additional parties but this would require additional vessels to support. 

Do you offer boat REntals?

Boating related session are all Captained by experience staff.

Do you offer Jetski Rentals?

Yes, we do offer Personal Watercraft rentals.

What Should we Bring?

Towels, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses and a smile!

Can we bring food and Drinks?

Yes, we encourage our guest to bring their own drinks and snacks. Guest can pack a medium sized cooler with ice to accompany them on their voyage. We ask no colored beverages or snacks that can stain.

Can we Play our own Music?

Yes, our fleet all comes Bluetooth enabled w/ premium JL Audio system and several USB and Lightning cable connections to keep your devices charged during your session.

What is your Weather Policy?

We cruise rain or shine… Plus what’s a little water when you are on the lake! In the event inclement weather or dangerous conditions impact the session, a refund would be issued at a prorate amount for the time of the session canceled. 

What is your Cancellation Policy?

Cancelations 72 hours prior to scheduled session will receive a full refund. -Cancellations between the 72 hour mark and 48 hour mark will receive a 50% refund. -All sessions cancelled within 48 hours to sessions to include no shows will not receive a refund.

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