ATX Activities on the Water

ATX Activities on the Water

As the summer sun beckons and temperatures soar, there's no better way to beat the heat than by indulging in the waters that keep us cool in the Texas Hill Country. Dive into the ultimate guide to water activities on these picturesque lakes. From exhilarating water sports to serene sunset cruises, we'll explore the endless possibilities for summer fun that await you in the heart of Austin. Join us as we uncover the best ways to make a splash and create unforgettable memories on the shimmering shores of Lake Austin and Lake Travis alike.

Lake Austin

Wave in Water

Wave in Water offers boat rentals on Lake Austin complete with all the amenities you could need for a day on the lake – Bluetooth stereo system, a cooler for refreshments, a lily pad for lounging and more. They give you the option to book Boat Tours, which come with a captain, or Boat Rentals, which allows for you to be the captain of your own boat! They have a variety of pontoons and double decker barges to choose from. Austin Rental Boats

Austin Rental Boats is a family-owned and operated boat rental company located on Lake Austin. They offer a variety of boats, including pontoons, ski boats, wakeboarding boats, and jet skis. Their boat tours come fully equipped with an aqua lily pad, XL Cooler with Ice, water bottles, life jackets, captain, and fuel. For an additional fee, they also offer delivery and pick-up services for your convenience.

Float On Boat Rentals

One of Austin’s best boat rental companies, Float On Boat Rentals offers a wide range of equipment, including pontoons, ski boats, and wakeboarding boats, as well as stand-up paddleboards, kayaks, and canoes. They also offer delivery and pick-up services, so you don't have to worry about transportation. Rentals are available on both Lake Austin and Lake Travis!

Lake Austin Calm at Mozart’s

If you’re looking for a paddle boarding experience a little more on the rest and relaxation side, hit the waters of Lake Austin next to Austin’s infamous Mozart’s Coffee. Located near the Lake Austin dam, immerse yourself in the scenic beautify and cool off in the cleanest waters on the lake. Groups and tours offered with reservation.

Lady Bird Lake

Texas Rowing Center

Choose your own adventure at Austin’s most popular destination on Ladybird Lake for paddleboards, kayaks, and canoes. Texas Rowing Center is also the home of Austin’s nationally recognized team since 1987. Summer camp opportunities available for select age groups as vacancy allows. No experience required no matter your age.

Retro Boat Rentals

This company specializes in renting out vintage-style boats that are perfect for exploring the city's waterways in style. Retroboatrentals' fleet includes vintage-inspired electric boats, classic wooden boats, and sleek modern boats. All of the boats are well-maintained and equipped with amenities such as Bluetooth speakers and comfortable seating, making them ideal for cruising around Lady Bird Lake and enjoying the scenic views of downtown Austin.

Rowing Dock ATX

Join the Austin paddle boarding help this summer! With a huge selection of kayaks, canoes and paddle boards, Rowing Dock offers water activities suitable for all ages and skill levels. No reservation required for all day fun on Ladybird Lake.

Lake Travis

Lakeway Marina

Since the 1960s, Lakeway Marina has been hosting generation after generation of families looking for lake fun in the pristine Texas Hill Country on the beautiful highland lakes. They offer a variety of rentals such as pontoon boats, party barges, paddleboards, jet skis and more. 

Austin Paddleboard & Kayak

Your one stop shop for recreational rentals on Lake Travis! Located in a no-wake zone, hop on your kayak, paddle board or pedal kayak and enjoy calm waters to enjoy and explore this summer. Reservations are recommended to secure your spot, but not required. Single and double kayaks available on first come first serve basis.

Lone Star Party Boats 

Lone Star Party Boats has a fleet of boats that can accommodate groups of various sizes, ranging from small private parties to large corporate events. They offer a variety of boat tours and rentals, including sunset cruises, sightseeing tours, and party boat rentals. The tours and rentals can be customized to meet the specific needs and preferences of customers.

Just for Fun Watercraft Rentals 

Just for Fun Watercraft Rentals is a company that offers a variety of watercraft rentals from wakeboards to tubes and kneeboards. Their guided boat tours are of high value providing customers with an opportunity to not only explore the lake and its scenic surroundings, but also learn about the history and ecology of the area.

Aquaholics Watercraft Rentals

Aquaholics Watercraft Rentals offers a variety of water activities on Lake Austin including single and double-decker party barges, pontoon boats, ski boats and waverunners. No matter the size of your party, Aquaholics has the Watercraft Rental for your group.

ATX Party Boats

Looking to celebrate on water? ATX Party Boats offers a variety of party boats, including pontoon boats, party barges, and yachts. They also offer catering and entertainment options, so you can have the ultimate party on a boat.

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