Boat Rentals Lake Austin
Boat Rental FAQ
Our cancellation policy is…
- Reservation cancellation is required no later than 7 days prior to your rental date.
- All cancellations, regardless of reason or circumstance (excluding inclement weather made at the sole discretion of the Captain), are charged a $150 cancellation fee.
- Any cancellation within 7 days of your rental date or no call/no show the day of reservation is non-refundable.
- No refunds are given once a rental is complete.
Note: Inclement weather includes pouring rain, extremely rough water, lightning or extreme temperatures. Inclement weather cancellation is made at the sole discretion of Happy Hour Boat Rental and their Captains. In the event of light rain showers, we will tie up under the 360 Bridge for a Bridge Party, at the discretion of the Captain.
Do you require a boat captain?
We provide a captain on all rentals, this allows for your party to have fun and lets us focus on driving.
How much should I tip my boat captain?
Average tip amount is 15%-20%.
May I bring anything to drink or eat on the boat?
Yes, drinks and food are allowed on any rental. Please do not bring red wine.
Glass Containers and Styrofoam are NOT allowed.
Can you provide ice and ice cooler?
We can provide you with a large ice cooler and bag of ice. Please let us know ahead of time.
What is the minimum hourly rental on weekdays?
We require a 2.5 hour minimum on weekdays.
What is the minimum hourly rental on holidays or weekends?
We require a 4 hour minimum on weekends and holidays.
Do you allow pets on the boat?
We do not allow pets on rentals.
Are there any additional fees?
If you choose to park inside the park, there is a fee of $10 per car. Otherwise, it's free to park outside the park, but $3.00 per person to enter. These fees are paid to Travis County Parks at the booth. Please have your group bring cash to pay.
Do you provide life vests on the boat?
We provide kids and adults. Anyone under the age of 13 by law is required to wear a life vest at all times during the rental. If, you plan to bring more than 3 children under the age of 13, please let us know on your registration form so we can have enough life vests. Please bring your own life vest for any infant under the age of 2.
Can we get picked up at a lake house?
We normally pick up at the 360 Bridge. We can pick you up at your lake house depending on the location, please include address in your reservation. We also have pick up options at Walsh Landing & the Hula Hut (additional fees may apply).
Is smoking or vaping allowed?
No, smoking is allowed on the Heyday (Surf Boat), However smoking is allowed on the Pontoon Boats. Vaping is allowed on all rentals.