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Boating in Austin

Austin TX offers something for everyone, especially out on the water! So get ready for an amazing time and check out our top recommendations for boating in Austin.

Fishing lovers will absolutely love Austin, especially if they have a knack for bass fishing. A great spot for bass fishing near Austin is Lake Walter E. Long, where you can even catch bluefish and largemouth bass.

Not far from Austin is the famous Lake Travis, an idyllic setting for a boat party with your friends or just an easy-going boat ride with your family. For a bachelor party or bachelorette parties, we highly recommend starting at Starnes Island or a local favorite, Devil’s Cove where the craziest on-the-water parties are held throughout the summer! Be sure to check out all the boats on Lake Travis that we offer.

Pace Bend Park is also a top destination in the Highland Lakes, with over 9 miles of stunning shoreline to discover. Perfect for a relaxing day trip and a great time out on the water.

With Click&Boat, you can even find rentals on Lake Austin. Grab the kids, or set a date with friends and you can enjoy a relaxing afternoon on board. You can practice water sports on a ski boat like water skiing, wakeboarding as well as paddle boarding.

On Lady Bird Lake you can kayak and paddle board to the stunning backdrop of downtown Austin. And after a successful day on the water, you will only be minutes from downtown where you can enjoy a meal and drinks with friends.

When is the best time to rent a boat in Austin?

The Texas Hill Country has great weather most of the year. While summers get very hot, Spring and Fall are still perfect times to enjoy a boat ride. So consider the best time to rent a boat in Austin from late April to early October, with summer months being peak season for tourism!

Boat rentals in this area are quite popular, especially in the summer! So be sure to book in advance to make sure you can reserve your dream boat.

Can I rent a boat in Austin with a captain?

Yes you can! With Click&Boat you have the option to rent a boat with or without a captain, depending if you have the required boat licenses/qualifications.

For those you have a boat license, bareboat rentals are available. However, if you prefer to sit back and relax then choose to rent with a captain. They can also take care of setting up gear and navigating while you and your friends practice water sports.

Our captains are local experts who know the area best! Let them show you all the top places to check out including, secluded beaches and coves, as well as give you recommendations on the best restaurants and bars- if you are interested in docking’n’dining.

Renting a boat with Click&Boat

With Click&Boat, the leading boat rental company, select from a large offer of boat rentals in Austin. From motorboats fit for water sports to pontoons for the best boat experience ever, you’ll find a boat that fits your budget and suits your needs!

Once you have found the boat of your dreams, send a message using our internal messaging system to the boat owner in order to clarify any questions you may have. Then all you have to do is book. It is as easy as that. And after your rental, be sure to leave a review about your experience and the boat.

If you prefer, you can also request a quote for free and our team of expert sailing advisors can help you plan your boating day in the Austin area. The will guide you towards the best boat to suit your needs as well as recommend itineraries in the area.

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Boat Rental in Austin with Click&Boat

Home to several lakes, rivers, and waterways, the capital of Texas is a fantastic boating destination for everyone who can appreciate a great boat ride. With an Austin boat rental you can explore stunning lakes such as Lady Bird Lake, Lake Walter E. Long and Lake Travis, or sail along the meandering shores of the Colorado River. Other places worth visiting on a boat in Austin include Barton Springs and McKinney Falls.

So what are you waiting for? Find your dream party barge or boat rental in Austin now!

How much does it cost to rent a boat in Austin?

The price of renting a boat in Austin can depend on several factors. Such as the type and size of the boat, as well as if it is high or low tourism season in the area. Extras such as fuel, water sport equipment (water skis, lily pads…) and services of a captain may not be included in the initial price. So be sure to message the boat owner if you have any questions.

  • Motorboat rentals in Austin start at $150/hour, and typically cost between $800/day and $1,100/day.
  • A pontoon boat rental in Austin starts at $125/hour and may accommodate up to 12 people on board. Pontoons also make for great party boat rentals in which prices range from $700/day to $800/day, and can accommodate up to 19 people aboard.
  • Jet ski rentals in Austin start at $75/hour.

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