Your Questions Answered

Frequently Asked Questions

Boat Operation and Experience
How much should I tip the captain?

A typical tip is 20%. For water sports or groups over 10, a 20% gratuity is automatically added.

Can I drive the boat? Are the captains experienced?

Only our captains, who are licensed and extensively trained, can operate the boats for safety and insurance reasons.

Can I bring my pet?

Yes, but please inform us beforehand. Ensure your pet has a life jacket.

Boat Rental Information
Where do we meet for the boat?
What’s included in the boat rental?

Each rental features a skilled captain, fuel, a top-tier sound system, floating mat, floaties, safety gear, a filled cooler, and more!

Rental Inclusions and Costs
Do I need to bring a cooler?

No need, we provide a large cooler with ice free of charge.

Do we pay for gas?

Fuel is included in the hourly rate. Additional fees apply for over 20-mile journeys or if we bring boats to different lakes.

What are the COVID-19 precautions?

Boats are sanitized before each rental. If anyone in your party has COVID-19 symptoms or a recent positive test, please avoid joining the rental.

Transportation and Arrival
What’s the best way to get there?

Rideshare is recommended. We offer a 25% discount with Fetii using code “BIGTEX25” for 15-passenger vans, not just to the lake but around Austin too!

What should I bring?

Bring ice, towels, sunscreen, cups, sunglasses, food, drinks, $5 cash per person, and plenty of water.

What should I not bring?

Avoid red wine, glitter, messy food, glass beer bottles, and negative vibes!

Can we bring alcohol?

Certainly, but no red wine or glass beer bottles. Cans and plastic are preferred.

Weather and Cancellation Policy
What if it rains?
What is the cancellation policy?