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Top Austin, TX Boat Rentals and Yacht Charters

Austin, TX

4.8 (12)

Perfect for Bachelorette, Bachelor, & Bdays

4 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 12 passengers

Leander, TX

5.0 (22)

Bennington 26' Triple Pontoon, 250 HP, 16 people!

8 hours No captain
Up to 12 passengers

Austin, TX

4.9 (27)

Frank's Boats on Lake Travis - 21 ft Blue Sea Ray

4 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 10 passengers

Austin, TX

4.9 (30)

Frank's Boats on Lake Travis - 19ft Sea Ray

4 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 8 passengers

Austin, TX

5.0 (2)

Perfect for Bachelorette, Bachelor, and Birthdays

4 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 11 passengers

Austin, TX

0.0 (0)

25’ Luxury Pontoon w/driver: Comfy and Spacious!

3 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 13 passengers

Austin, TX

0.0 (0)

Malibu Wakeboard and Water Ski Boat

2 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 9 passengers

Austin, TX

5.0 (6)

Luxury Harris Tritoon - Lake Travis - Big Lily Pad

2 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 12 passengers

Austin, TX

0.0 (0)

Get Away On a NEW 2021 25ft Bennington Pontoon

4 - 6 hours Captained
Up to 10 passengers

Austin, TX

0.0 (0)


2 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 10 passengers

Austin, TX

5.0 (9)


4 hours Captained
Up to 20 passengers

Austin, TX

5.0 (8)

21 ft Beige Sea Ray on Lake Travis-

4 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 10 passengers
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How to rent a boat in Austin?


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Austin’s Most Popular Experiences

There simply is no shortage of things to do in Austin. Whether you’re exploring the town or out on the water, you can make this trip as action-packed or as relaxed as you like.

Take the Party Out of the City
Austin has some great bars and nightlife, but if you want a party from midday onwards, then there’s no question about where the best one is. Every weekend at Lake Travis, multitudes of boats gather for a big bash on the lake. You won’t miss out on this party with an Austin boat rental.

Kick Back at Pace Bend Park
Stretching over nine miles of lake shoreline, Pace Bend Park is a fitting spot to dock your Austin boat rental. It’s a great Austin boating spot perfect for fishing, camping, or just lying back in the sun.

Cool off in the Refreshing Waters
Texas is known for its harsh summer heat, and its calm waterways offer the perfect opportunity for some swimming and diving. Windy Point Park is one of the top spots in the states for diving - check it out!

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Austin’s Best Bodies of Water

Find Endless Fun at Lake Travis

It’s the closest and the most funfilled body of water around Austin. Lake Travis is well known for the lakeside parks that are spread around its shorelines. Take your Austin boat rental around and stop by these places in-between your wakeboarding fun.

Turn it Down a Notch

If it’s a more peaceful water-bound getaway you’re after, then Lake Lnydon B. Johnson is the place for you. Catfish, crappies, and largemouth bass are in fair abundance here, giving you the opportunity to peacefully castaway.

Rev the Throttle on the Colorado River

Running between the lakes is the wide berth Colorado River. Watersport enthusiasts know this as one of the best rivers in the country to jet ski and wakeboard, so put this on your Austin boat rental bucket list.


Got questions?

Frequently asked questions

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

The cost to rent a boat in Austin for a half-day starts at $170. For a full day on the water prices on average range from $340 and $4,400.

How much does it cost to rent a small yacht?

The cost to rent a small yacht in Austin starts at $1400 for a half-day on the water and $3,900 for a full day with a captain.

What makes Boatsetter different from other boat rental platforms?

What makes Boatsetter different is peace of mind. Boatsetter is the first and only boat rental marketplace to offer insurance on every peer-to-peer boat rental. We know choosing the right boat rental platform is essential to your experience while on the water. That's why we've gone the extra mile to focus on safety through our exclusive partnership with GEICO Marine and BoatUS. As the first and only boat rental marketplace to offer insurance on every peer-to-peer rental, you are protected during all rentals with insurance coverage and on-water assistance through TowBoatUS.

How to rent a boat on Boatsetter?

At Boatsetter, our mission is to make getting out on the water as easy as possible. With our intuitive booking system, you can rent a boat as soon as today. -First, you must determine your budget and the type of boat you want to rent. -Next, decide where you would like to boat and the kind of boat you would like to spend the day on. -Finally, determine if you will be needing a boat captain and reach out to the boat owner. That’s it! You’re officially on your way to a fantastic day out on the water.

How many people can fit on the boat rental?

The number of people who can fit on boat rental largely depends on the boat's size and how many life jackets are on board. Currently the coast guard allows a maximum of 10-12 people on a Boatsetter boat rental.

How old do you have to be to rent a boat?

You must be 18 years old to rent a captained boat and 25 years old if you would like to rent a bareboat charter.

Do I need a boating license to rent a boat?

Boating license requirements vary from state to state. As a renter, you are responsible for understanding local state requirements.

Can you rent a yacht for the day?

Boatsetter allows you to rent a yacht for the day. Single-day yacht rentals are available for a select number of yachts. To chat with a yacht specialist please visit:

Can you rent a yacht for the week?

Boatsetter allows its customers to rent a yacht for the week. Renting a yacht for a week gives you more access to the wide range of yachts available on our platform. You can either book a rental directly through the site or connect with one of our charter specialists to plan your trip here:

Can you rent a yacht for the month?

Booking a month-long yacht rental is a detailed and hands-off process when working with our team of yacht charter specialists. We tailor each yacht charter to our client's specific wants and needs. Our luxury yacht charter specialists can be reached at (954) 715-4114 or by visiting

How to rent a private yacht?

Renting a private yacht is a very detailed experience that caters to your exact needs while onboard one of our luxury yachts. To plan your private yacht rentals experience please visit:

How much does it cost to rent a pontoon boat?

The cost of renting a pontoon boat depends on the size, location, and rental time of the boat. Prices can range anywhere from $200 for a half-day rental or just under a $1,000 for longer rentals.

How much does it cost to charter a yacht?

The cost to charter a yacht varies depending on the boat size and the length of the charter. Prices typically range from less than $1,000 to $5,000 plus if you're wanting to charter the yacht overnight.

How much does it cost to rent a boat for the day?

The cost of renting a boat for the day on average ranges from $200 to $1200. The cost to rent a boat varies depending on the size of the boat and the length of time that you will be using the boat.

How does the boat insurance work?

Boat insurance typically covers loss caused by things such as fire, sinking, storms, and collisions. The extent of the coverage varies depending on the policy.

Does Boatsetter screen renters?

Yes. We use a system called Cognito to ensure that payment information matches the renter's identity. We also require renters taking out a captained boat to be at least 18 years old and on a bareboat to be at least 25 years old.

Is listing my boat on Boatsetter free?

Yes! Listing a boat is completely free. We only take a commission when your boat is rented. We only make money when you do!

What if I'm not comfortable having a renter drive my boat?

If you are not comfortable having a renter drive your boat, we have an expansive network of licensed and experienced captains. Once your boat is listed, you can filter through our network of captains and favorite captains in your area that you would like to operate your boat.

How much does it cost to rent a yacht?

The cost of renting a yacht depends on the boat's size and the amount of time you'll use the yacht. The onboard amenities and luxurious accommodations also dictate the price. You can contact our yacht specialists for a custom quote by visiting

Do I need my own insurance to rent a boat?

You do not need boat insurance when renting with Boatsetter. Coverage is provided under the Peer-to-Peer Boat Rental Policy, which is underwritten by GEICO Marine Insurance Company. The policy was written from the ground up as a stand-alone recreational boat rental insurance policy covering the period of time that the boat is being rented and is available for all non-commercially insured boats.

Top boat rental reviews in Austin, TX

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  • 5/5 stars

    Trevor and his team went above and beyond to make our day at the lake an amazing experience. Thank you so much!


    Jul 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    My girlfriends and I went out for my bachelorette weekend, we had Mike as our Captin and had the absolute best time...


    Jul 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    Paul was great! Made the experience that much better, definitely would rent again! Exceeded expectations


    Jul 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    Awesome experience and Captain Pete was great! Would highly recommend for a group looking for a fun time.


    Jul 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    Great experience! Owner was very accommodating and cooperative. Had a great time! Highly recommend


    Jul 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    Butch was our captain for our trip and he was absolutely amazing! He took us to the right spot and made sure we had...


    Jul 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    Simon was easy to communicate with - always responded promptly. His captain, Stephen, was great. We had super day on...


    Jul 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    Had to great time with Butch. Very welcoming and accommodating to us throughout the ride


    Jul 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    Super cool guy. Nice boat.


    Jul 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    Boat was great! Trevor was very kind and communicative and we had a wonderful time! Would definitely rent with him...


    Jul 2021

  • We had so much fun on our day on Frank's boat. We had some technical difficulties, but Tytus and Frank were very...


    Jul 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    This is a great boat and we had an excellent time out on the lake. There were a few glitches at check-in and...


    Jul 2021

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