Rent a boat and the fun things to pull behind it on any of the five Highland Lakes in Burnet County. Paddleboards, canoes, kayaks, and paddleboats are also available. 

Rent a Boat in Burnet County in the Highland Lakes

Live it up on the water with a Highland Lakes boat rental. When you visit Burnet County, you are going to want to get out on the lake. It’s easy to do even, if you don’t own a boat. Check out our list of Burnet County boat rentals to see which one floats its boats on your favorite Hill Country lake. Burnet County includes parts of five of the six Highland Lakes, each one perfect for a variety of watercraft. Available to rent are ski boats, pontoons, runabouts, personal watercraft, kayaks, canoes, paddleboats, and all the gear. We recommend calling ahead to check availability.


Lake LBJ Resort, Marina & Country Club

667 Sandy Mountain Drive

Sunrise Beach Village

Located near the mouth of Sandy Creek, Lake LBJ Resort rents pontoon boats, runabouts, personal watercraft, ski boats, tubes, water skis, and wakeboards. Go to lakelbjfun.com or call 325-388-9393.

Lake LBJ Yacht Club and Marina

200 S. Wirtz Dam Road

Horseshoe Bay

Rents cottages and watercraft as well as towable accessories. Go to lakelbjmarina.com or call 830-693-9172.

Log Country Cove

617 Log Country Cove


Rents ski boats, wakeboard boats, pontoons, personal watercraft, canoes, and paddleboats. Go to logcountrycove.com or call 512-756-9132.

Splash Boat Rentals

1924 RR 1431


Rents ski boats with wakeboard towers. Splash Boat Rentals will deliver and launch on lakes LBJ, Buchanan, Inks, and Marble Falls. Go to splashboatrentals.com or call 325-388-5000.

Wave Chasers

1006 RR 1431


Rents pontoon boats, ski boats, and personal watercraft. Wave Chasers delivers to Lake LBJ, Inks Lake, and Lake Buchanan. Go to wavechaserskingslandtx.com or call 325-248-3865.

Worry B Gone Cruises on Lake LBJ

Offers customized cruises on a 21-foot pontoon boat. Cruises last 2½ hours. Go to worrybgonecruises.com or call 830-798-5716.


Canyon of the Eagles Resort

16942 RR 2341 on northern Lake Buchanan

Resort store rents kayaks on Friday and Saturday to explore the northern reaches of Lake Buchanan. Call 512-334-2070 to reserve a kayak. Go to canyonoftheeagles.com for more information.

Captain Shawn’s Kayak Rentals

443 Waterway Lane

Silver Creek on the northeastern shore of Lake Buchanan 

Known for Vanishing Texas River Cruises, Capt. Shawn Devaney also rents single and double kayaks and canoes at Vanishing Texas Kayak Livery on Beaver Creek. Go to captainshawnskayaks.com or call 512-756-6986.

Colorado Bend State Park

2236 Park Hill Drive


Located just outside of Burnet County, up the Colorado River from Lake Buchanan, the park rents single and double kayaks for use on the river. Call 325-628-3240.

Inks Lake State Park

3630 Park Road 4 West


Rents canoes, kayaks, and paddleboats. Also offers regular canoe and kayak programs on the ins and outs of paddling. Call 512-793-2223.

Just Yakin’ Kayaks

Offers rentals in the Highland Lakes. Go to justyakin.com or call 325-665-1208 or 325-668-2536.

Black Rock Park

3400 Texas 261

Buchanan Dam

Muleshoe Bend Recreation Area

2820 CR 414


Both of these Lower Colorado River Authority parks rent kayaks and paddleboards — Black Rock on Lake Buchanan and Muleshoe Bend on Lake Travis. Go to lcra.org.

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