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  • Fun On Austin Lakes

    Wednesday, February 6, 2019   /   by Holly Northup

    Fun On Austin Lakes

    Now that the rain has subsided, it’s time to enjoy the sunshine while taking advantage of our fuller lakes!

    Of course, Lake Austin is always the same level, but Lake Travis is looking better and better every day after so many years without a drop of water to be found.

    Since the weather is gorgeous and the temperature just keeps getting hotter, we thought you might like to know the boating options on Lake Austin and Lake Travis in case you are itching to get out on the lake and don’t have the water transportation you need to speed across the lake while letting the wind whip through your hair!!

    Rental businesses on both lakes offer a large selection of pontoons, ski boats, wakeboard boats, paddle boards, party barges, yachts, tritoons, cruises and even the driver so you don’t have to know how to handle a boat!!

    There is something for everyone, so explore your options and enjoy our beautiful lakes in the Austin area!


    Capital Cruises – Offers a variety of Lake Austin excursions off of Barton Springs Road including bat watching, dinner & lunch tours and private events, along with canoe, kayak, and swan pedal boats, stand up paddle board rentals. www.capitalcruises.com  (512) 480-9264

    Float On Boat Rentals – Provides pontoon boat, ski boat and wakeboard boat rentals on Lake Austin off of Scenic Drive. www.rentalboataustin.com  (512) 436-3505

    Keep Austin Wet Watercraft Rentals – Allows Austinites the privilege to enjoy Lake Austin by pontoon, ski boat, or paddle board.  www.keepaustinwetwatercraft.com  (512) 815-5935

    Blue Sky Boat Club – Rents pontoons, tritoons, ski boats and wakeboard boats on Lake Austin and Lake Travis. www.blueskyboatclub.com (512)327-2200

    Sun and Fun Rentals – Offers ski boat, pontoon and jet ski rentals on Lake Austin.  www.sunfunrental.com (512)306.1820


    VIP Marina – Located right off of FM 2769/Volente Road has a plethora of opportunities to enjoy Lake Travis.  Besides boat, yachts, party barges, paddleboats, pontoons, jet skis and houseboat rentals, VIP Marina is home to Airscape Parasailing. www.viplaketravis.com   (512) 331-5375

    Just For Fun - Found at Emerald Point Marina off of Hudson Bend Road, Just for Fun offers late model ski boats, pontoon boats and jet skis for rent, as well as double deck party barges.  www.jff.net  (512) 467-4780

    Luxury Boat Rentals – Set at Paradise Cove Marina on Lake Travis, LBR offers houseboats, pontoon boats, tritoon boats, speed boats, ski boats, wakeboard boats, and jet skis. www.rentlaketravis.com (512) 266-9600

    Lakeway Marina – Situated on Lake Travis in tandem with Lakeway Resort and Spa in Lakeway, this facility rents houseboats, private chartered yachts, pontoon boats, speed boats, ski boats, wakeboard boats, paddleboards and jet skis.  Lakeway Marina also offers fishing guides and boat drivers. www.lakewaymarina.com (512) 261-7511

    Daybreak Boat Rentals – Located on Lake Travis near Mansfield Dam, Daybreak Boat rentals offers waverunners, ski boats, pontoon, party barges, or houseboats. www.daybreakboatrentals.com  (512) 266-2176

    Shore Club Volente Beach – Open Wednesday through Sunday, this waterpark includes pools for children, a pool with a swim up tiki bar, water slides, sandy beachfront, three volleyball courts, a restaurant and boat and jet ski rentals. www.shoreclubtx.com  (512) 258-5110

    Aquaholics Watercraft Rental – Off of Volente Road, Aquaholics rents pontoons, party barges, jet skis and ski boats.  www.aquaholic.org  (512) 989-7838

    If you or someone you know is interested in buying or selling real estate in the Austin area, please contact Kathleen Bucher at 512.794.6644 or KathleenBucher@mac.com.  It would be an honor to earn your business.