Steamboat Lake Boat Rental Policies

As of June 2019



  • Full payment is required to hold a reservation. Renters will need to sign for reading and acknowledging all policies and rules at time of rental.

  • Rentals begin at the time requested on the reservation.

  • Reservations for pontoon boats and non-motorized boats are recommended.

  • Reservations for the Mastercraft NXT watersports (wakeboard, surf, ski) boat are REQUIRED.

  • Dogs are allowed on pontoon boats for $25 fee. As per ADA laws, qualified service dogs are exempt from this fee. 

  • Due to safety issues, Dogs (incl ADA service dogs) are not allowed on NXT ski boat or SUP.

  • Change fees of $50 for a pontoon boat rental and $100 for NXT ski boat will be charged for any change made to a boat reservation.

  • All gas and propane (if applicable) is included in the pontoon boat rental price.

  • Safety equipment is included in the rental price.

  • Prices are subject to change without notice.

  • All boat reservations subject to our Boat Cancellation Policy and Inclement Weather Policy (see below).



  • Any cancellation more than 15 days prior to reservation date will receive a refund minus a rebooking fee of $50 plus any charges from the online reservation system.

  • Any cancellation within 15 days of the reservation date, a 25% rebooking fee applies plus any charges from the online reservation system.

  • Any cancellation within 72 hours of the reservation date, a 50% rebooking fee applies plus any charges from the online reservation system.

  • A no-show or cancellation within 48 hours of the reservation date will not receive a refund.




  • We do not issue refund for loss of time due to weather.

  • We may, at our full discretion, offer a Store Credit (Rain Check) under certain circumstances (extended rain 30+ minutes or unsafe conditions).

  • Any Store Credit issued must be used during the season it is issued and for a similar product (i.e. boat rental credit for a boat rental).

  • We do not issue Store Credit (Rain Check) for intermittent rain, snow or otherwise wet weather.

  • If the winds are unsafe or there is lightning, we will not issue rental vehicles and rentals on the water must immediately return to the docks at the marina.

  • Storms move quickly through the valley and often the conditions become pleasant again soon after a storm passes.


  • Renters are responsible for leaving the dock on time and returning the boat on time. Please be aware that other guests may have the boat reserved after you.

  • A $250 late fee plus additional rental time of $100/half hour may be charged for any boat that is returned late.

  • Boats left unreasonably dirty are subject to a $150 cleaning fee.


  • All children under 13 must wear a USCG approved PFD at all times while on any watercraft.

  • Towing anything behind rental pontoon boats is strictly prohibited.

  • All occupants of pontoon boats must stay inside the enclosed space (inside gates) of the boat at all times.



Pontoon Boats

Paddle Boards