A pair of bare feet sways over sun-glistened waters. They’re not dangling from the pier, though, but a rainbow-colored parasail that tows patrons aged 5 to 95 through the air for panoramic views of the watery region and the Ozark Mountains. During sky-bound jaunts, Lake Ozark Parasail’s boat captains can slow down to dip parasailers in the drink or keep them high and dry by keeping them soaring the whole time.
Bass fishing seems to be in Jay Grave's blood. Jay inherited his love of angling straight from his father, who taught him how to catch and haul in the large fish in the Iowa Great Lakes before he could even walk. When he grew up, it was no surprise that Jay would enter the world of career fishing. After fly-fishing stints in a few western states, he returned to the Midwest to compete in tournaments, winning Southwest Minnesota Bass Casters Club's Big Bass Payout in 2011. Eventually, Jay settled in Lake of the Ozarks, founding Grave Fishing, LLC to teach others how to fish in the bass-rich waters. He even offers tournament-style experiences, in which he competes with his passengers in a contest to see who can snag the most fish or Jimmy Hoffa pinky rings.
With its enormous and diverse fleet of watercrafts, Iguana Watersports, Inc. can equip sailors for outings on Lake of the Ozarks, whether the plan includes a day of fishing or a chartered cruise on a 44-foot yacht. Many of the company’s watercrafts can accommodate large groups of 14 or more, and come equipped with amenities such as iPod-compatible stereo systems, waterslides, and wet bars. In addition to renting out pontoons and power boats, and even condos and cabins, Iguana stocks a retail shop that can outfit visitors with everything from wakeboards to flip flops and coolers to keep six packs of juice boxes cold.
Lake Ozark Helicopters shepherds tour-goers in FAA-certified ethereal steeds over the scenic Lake of the Ozarks State Park, Missouri’s largest state park. Stratospheric sojourners undergo a safety briefing before embarking on the aerial adventure. During the 26- to 30-mile tour, passengers enjoy window views as they soar over the glistening Lake of the Ozarks, whiz over the Bagnell Dam, and catch sights of deposed wizards filching gold bricks from Million Dollar Row. The Robinson R-44 four-seater zips through the atmosphere over Shawnee Bend and Grand Glaize Bridge as an experienced guide delivers local area information via voice-activated headsets worn by each passenger. After the motorized bird touches down to earth, staff members unlock the helicopter doors and allow passengers to exit with a jubilant flap of the arms.
Along the shores of the Niangua River, Adventures Campground & Float Trips provides adventurous visitors with everything they need to get the most out of their surroundings. Visitors can stay overnight, taking advantage of different levels of campgrounds that cater to rugged types as well as those who own RVs lined with satin. Guests of all ages can also float along the crystal-clear water on kayaks or rafts, take out a canoe, or go fishing for catfish, small-mouth bass, and trout.
When you stay at Lodge Of Four Seasons in Lake Ozark, you'll be on a lake and within the vicinity of Gran Rally Karts. This beach resort is within the region of Ozark Caverns.
Make yourself at home in one of the 359 air-conditioned guestrooms. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming provides entertainment. Bathrooms have designer toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include complimentary weekday newspapers and coffee/tea makers, as well as direct-dial phones with free local calls and voice mail.
Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Relax and unwind with massages, body treatments, and facials. After a day at the private beach, you can enjoy other recreational amenities including an outdoor pool and an indoor pool. Additional features include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare.
Enjoy a meal at one of the resort's dining establishments, which include 3 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access room service (during limited hours). Relax with a refreshing drink from a poolside bar or one of the 4 bars/lounges.
Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a business center, business services, and audiovisual equipment. Event facilities at this resort consist of conference/meeting rooms, banquet facilities, and exhibit space. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge, and free parking is available onsite.