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Party Boats on Lake Austin and Lake Travis

Enjoy amazing boat parties on Lake Austin and Lake Travis. Lake Austin offers calm, beautiful scenery, perfect for relaxed trips or fun celebrations. Lake Travis is great for adventure lovers with its clear waters and lively atmosphere.



Lake Austin, nestled close to the bustling center of Austin, Texas, may be small in size, but it compensates with its charm and convenient location. This lake hosts significant events such as the PGA’s Dell Technologies Match Play and the “Dam that Cancer” fundraiser.

Pickup Location - Loop 360 Boat Ramp

  • A walk-in fee of $5 per person is charged. Alternate pickups from private docks can be arranged.

Boat Offerings in lake austin


LAKE Travis

Situated just a 30-minute drive from Downtown Austin, Lake Travis is renowned for hosting some of Texas’s most stunning sunsets. As one of the largest and most favored lakes in Texas for recreational pursuits, it attracts a multitude of visitors annually.

Pickup Location - Mansfield Dam Park

  • A walk-in fee of $5 per person is charged. Alternate pickups from private docks can be arranged.

Boat Offerings in lake travis

Hear From Our Guests

Customer Stories & Experiences

Charlie Wood
Charlie Wood
We had Corbin take us out for a private charter and made sure everything was perfect for us. I’ll be using Big Tex every time I need to rent
Philip Dudley
Philip Dudley
Best boats and best captains on Lake Travis!
William Tatem
William Tatem
Had a great time for a friends Birthday. Pickup was easy and Colin was a fantastic captain. Can’t wait for our next day out on the lake!
Karla Sanchez
Karla Sanchez
Soooo funnnn we loved our captain!
Ralph Apolinario
Ralph Apolinario
Fantastic experience. Corbin did a great job captaining the pontoon. Worth every penny. Will definitely be booking again.
Rafael Otero
Rafael Otero
Corbin was a great boat captain! We really enjoyed our time spent on the boat with him.
sophie miller
sophie miller
Best customer experience I’ve had in Austin, so much fun!
Lindsey Jones
Lindsey Jones
Cole was a great captain and very kind/accommodating to taking pictures for us! Would book again with him no question!

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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 with ice (for $20 Addl.), 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?

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