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Rent a Other pontoon in Galveston, TX near me
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Galveston, TX

5.0 (82 bookings)

2018 21 foot pontoon boat "Bells and Whistles"

4 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 10 passengers
Rent a ALUMACRAFT BOATS center console in La Marque, TX near me
$63+ /hour

La Marque, TX

5.0 (3 bookings)

20' Alumcraft For Fishing up to 5 People!

2 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 5 passengers
Rent a SEA RAY BOATS bow rider in Galveston, TX near me
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Galveston, TX

5.0 (9 bookings)

Searay 185 Sport

2 - 8 hours Captain optional
Up to 8 passengers
Rent a Other pontoon in Galveston, TX near me
Icon $81+ /hour

Galveston, TX

5.0 (11 bookings)

18 foot sun tracker pontoon party barge

4 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 8 passengers
Rent a FORMULA BY THUNDERBIRD bow rider in Galveston, TX near me
Icon $244+ /hour

Galveston, TX

Luxury Formula 240 BR to enjoy Galveston Bay

2 - 8 hours Captain optional
Up to 10 passengers
Rent a Hurricane Boats deck boat in Galveston, TX near me
$124+ /hour

Galveston, TX

5.0 (11 bookings)

24ft Hurricane Sundeck - 250hp - 12 Passenger

4 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 12 passengers
Rent a Hurricane Boats deck boat in Galveston, TX near me
$103+ /hour

Galveston, TX

20' Hurricane - Perfect for family fun and Fish!

4 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 9 passengers
Rent a NauticStar Boats offshore sport fishing in Texas City, TX near me
$59+ /hour

Texas City, TX

5.0 (14 bookings)

Bay and offshore fishing

8 hours No captain
Up to 8 passengers
Rent a Fishmaster center console in Galveston, TX near me
$103+ /hour

Galveston, TX

22’ FishMaster Center Console For Fishing!

4 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 7 passengers
Rent a Sea Hunt Boats center console in La Marque, TX near me
$44+ /hour

La Marque, TX

4.9 (200 bookings)

Seahunt Triton202 Center Console

2 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 7 passengers
Rent a Parker Marine center console in Galveston, TX near me
$103+ /hour

Galveston, TX

Beautiful 23 Parker for Bay and Jetty Trips

4 - 8 hours Captained
Up to 6 passengers
Rent a Pathfinder Boats center console in La Marque, TX near me
$56+ /hour

La Marque, TX

5.0 (9 bookings)

Superb 2018 Pathfinder 2400TRS

2 - 8 hours No captain
Up to 6 passengers

How to rent a boat in Galveston?

1

Find the perfect boat

Enter your desired location and date to explore our fleet of boats.

2

Select a captain

Choose to drive yourself or select a USCG licensed captain.

3

Book with ease

Connect with your boat owner and complete your booking online.

4

Set sail

Enjoy your day on the water with friends and family!


Galveston's Most Popular Experiences

Here are some of the best things to do on your Galveston boat rental.

Inshore Fishing Trips
Start sailing throughout Galveston bay or West bay until you find a suitable spot. Anchor down and begin a day of fun as you catch some bull redfish, speckled trout, or flounder. At the end of your trip go for a joy ride in a nearby lake and celebrate the day's catch with some drinks.

Offshore Fishing Trips
With the help of one of our captains, begin your deep sea fishing trip by sailing out of the marina and towards the Gulf of Mexico. The gulf is a perfect location for anglers wanting to catch a big fish. Once you're in deep enough waters you could catch a kingfish, a red snapper, or even a shark!

Parasailing and Kayaking
When you try some parasailing, you'll be launched up to 500 feet in the air. This is an incredible adrenaline rush, and the ocean views from up high can be terrific. For kayaking, visit Jamaica Beach, where you'll soon discover the best places for you to paddle.

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Galveston, TX Boat Rentals

Galveston’s Best Bodies of Water

Galveston Island State Park

West of town, you will find Galveston Island State Park, a real haven for bird watching. There are also numerous hiking trails, places to launch kayaks, and interesting fishing holes. You’ll find Stewart Beach and East Beach are on the island’s eastern end, and these can be good places for swimming and sunbathing.

Stewart Beach and East Beach

Stewart Beach has been called one of the top 10 Best Beaches for Families. There are plenty of amenities for kids and adults such as concessions, volleyball courts, showers, sandcastle competitions, and even free concerts. East Beach is less of a family-oriented beach and more of a party beach. If you are looking for loud music parties, dock your Galveston boat rental here.

Pleasure Pier

Set sail on your Galveston boat rental to the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier for waterfront fun and entertainment. There are family-oriented attractions like rides, midway games, food venues, and retail shops. If you’re hungry for funnel cakes, turkey legs, pizza, or hot dogs, you'll find just what you're looking for.

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Got questions?

Frequently asked questions

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

The cost to rent a boat in Galveston starts at $90 per hour, depending on the amount of time that you would like to use the boat.

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 much do you tip a yacht crew?

The general rule regarding tipping is to tip 15% to 20% of the charter fee.

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 much does it cost to rent a yacht in Galveston?

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 https://www.boatsetter.com/luxury-yacht-charters.

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 https://www.boatsetter.com/luxury-yacht-charters.

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: https://www.boatsetter.com/luxury-yacht-charters

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 charter to our client's specific wants and needs. Our luxury yacht charter specialists can be reached at (954) 715-4114 or by visiting https://www.boatsetter.com/luxury-yacht-charters

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 https://www.boatsetter.com/luxury-yacht-charters

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.

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.

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.

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.


Top boat rental reviews in Galveston, TX

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  • Boat was well maintained and equipped. Great on fuel.

    Kirk

    Nov 2021

  • Orlando was awesome to work with. He was very accommodating. The boat was in great condition. I highly recommend him....

    Jacob

    Nov 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    Excellent service from Finley Boat Rentals. Boat started ever time, ran well and did not use as much gasoline as I...

    Mike

    Oct 2021

  • We had a great experience with Orlando. He was very helpful and responded quickly to our questions during the trip....

    Carlos

    Oct 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    Great customer service we will definitely rent from them again!! Hands down overall perfect!

    Eric

    Oct 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    We had a great time on Mike’s boat. It was very clean and easy to use. Sean gave us the lay of the sea before we took...

    Jessica

    Oct 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    Sean was super responsive and very knowledgeable about the bay. He gave us a great fishing spot and we caught alot!...

    Michelle

    Sep 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    We had a great time, Mike and Sean were very easy to talk to, it’s my 1st time renting a boat and I will definitely...

    Ermin

    Sep 2021

  • My family made a last minute trip to Galveston. We rented a house in Jamaica Beach with a boat slip and wanted to...

    Alex

    Sep 2021
  • 5/5 stars

    Had a great time wakeboarding behind the Sea Ray with five of my buddies. Sean was very helpful with finding a spot...

    DONOVAN

    Aug 2021

  • Mr. Fred,
    Was really nice about everything, he answer all my questions. I am very happy with our family trip that we...

    Carlos

    Aug 2021

  • Had an awesome time-- great boat and beautiful location! Fred was super helpful!

    Gary

    Aug 2021

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