Living in Houston, Texas so close to the Gulf coast you have many opportunities to enjoy the water. With mild winters we can enjoy water activities and boating almost year round. This does not mean you have to buy a boat of your own there are some wonderful local companies that offer all types of boat rentals. If you are looking for a pleasure boat, fishing boat or even a luxury boat rental you can find it all here in Houston and Galveston.
FantaSea Yacht Charters
2551 South Shore Boulevard
League City, Texas 77573
If you are looking to rent a luxury boat for a special occasion like a wedding, anniversary, corporate event, birthday, holidays, Graduations, Bar Mitzvahs and more. FantaSea Yacht Charters are available for mini-cruise events in the Houston and Galveston Bay Area. Their 117 foot luxury yacht is located at the South Shore Harbor Resort on Clear Lake. The FantaSea is the newest and largest yacht available for rental on the Gulf Coast.
The yacht has a impressive list of amenities some are: climate controlled even in the open air areas, full service bars on two different levels, ample main salon with room for 100 guests, extra seating for 49 more in the second dining room, meeting room equipped with HD televisions and PC connections and elegant dining options. They offer two wedding packages at different price points you can see them here, and all they include. The yacht tour includes Clear Lake and Galveston Bay, even cruising past The Kemah Boardwalk after going under the Seabrook Bridge. Here you can see what tours are available and contact them for reservations.
Be sure to see their fine dining menu options you can indulge in while you celebrate your special evening. A luxury yacht rental is definitely a unique wall to commemorate any occasion, one you and your guests will remember forever.
Just For Fun Watercraft Rentals
Lake Conroe-Walden Marina
12050 Melville Drive
Montgomery, Texas 77356
If a boat rental for a party, or a day of fishing and relaxing on the water is what you want this company on Lake Conroe is a wonderful choice. They rent party barges, pontoon boats, ski boats and wave runners. Established in 1987 this company has other locations in Austin and Dallas. Here you will even find they offer some early bird specials and coupons.
All of their rentals include safety equipment, unlimited fuel at no additional cost and instructions. You may also rent knee boards and inner tubes for a small additional charge. Please see their contact information for reservations, which are recommended especially when Summer is in full swing.
Here is a list of the fees for their boat rentals, for the ski boat the rental also includes skis, rope and ski vests. Their most popular boat is their party barge seen here, wonderful for a family outing to enjoy a special day on the water. The party barge has a maximum capacity of 50 people, adult life jackets are kept on board and children’s sizes can be requested in advance. As you can see by the photo it is two levels, including a water slide. It has all you need for a holiday celebration like the Fourth of July, with a BBQ, tables, enclosed restroom, ice chest, CD stereo to bring your music and lights for night time gatherings.
Caribbean Breeze Boat Rental And Fishing Charters
1723 61st Street
Galveston, Texas 77551
Located right in the heart of Galveston you can rent almost any boat you can imagine here. They are open seven days a week, 365 days a year from daylight until dusk. They do ask you call ahead to inquire about what rental you are interested in, some of their inventory was damaged by Hurricane Ike. They rent everything from Kayaks, fishing skiffs, sailboats, canoes, pontoon boats, fishing boats and Orca rides. They also offer sunset cruises now, you can see more here.
They specialize in half day trips for Bay and Jetty fishing, and even custom Shark Trips. Including fishing for Flounder in the Fall, Monster Black Drum in the Spring, and in the Summer and Winter for Specks, Croakers and Sheep Head. This is a list of prices for their boat rentals.As you will see on the pricing list some of the rentals include a boat captain. Another special service they offer is for a family to spread a loved one’s ashes on the water. With so many options be sure you get out on the lake or in the Gulf of Mexico and rent a boat to take advantage of living right on the water.