Zurich can swelter in summer, so take to the lake to escape the heat. The lake has a number of boat hire places, all offering a similar package; pedalos For Those just looking to potter around in the water, SAIL and motorboat hire, yacht charter, water taxis and water skiing. Watersports enthusiasts wants wanna Try their hand at surfing wake (try Rytz + Kreuzer), a popular if rather strange looking pastime. On request, several of the outfits listed below can Provide picnics, towels and sun umbrellas.
Utoquai 6, Seefeld
Tel: 044 262 22 20
Boat rental Rytz + Kreuzer
Seefeldquai 8, Seefeld
Tel: 079 673 58 38/079 378 67 00
Open: April-September, opening hours vary .According to the weather.
Boat rental Sutter
Port Enge, Enge
Tel: 044 211 22 62
Open: April-August Mon-Sat 10 am-sunset; Sun 10 am-8pm. Sept opening depends on the weather, normally 11 am-6.30pm.