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Find the right listing for you and your crew, with options for boat types, group size, captained or self-charter, and lots more.
Found one you like? Send a rental inquiry with your preferred trip details, and you’ll receive an offer from your captain to book.
Coordinate a pick-up place and time, meet your boat captain, and get out onto the water!
The best time of year to visit Lake of the Ozarks is summer. Boating season starts in May and often runs into October. June, July, and August are the busiest months with the best weather on Lake of the Ozarks.
The water temperature of Lake of the Ozarks varies throughout the year. In the summer, it ranges between 80-88℉, and in the winter, the temperatures are in the mid-50s.
You must be 18 years old to rent and drive a boat on Lake of the Ozarks.
If you were born after 1984, you would need to take a boat safety education course and receive a Boater Safety License to operate a boat. Boat licenses from other states are also valid, and you can take safety courses online as long as they are NASBLA approved.
Most boats will have a sound system with either an AUX or Bluetooth connection, allowing you to play your music. It is always best to check with the captain on the specifics before booking.
Many boat rentals and charters include floating toys like lily pads, inflatable unicorns, and other items perfect for a swimming stop to relax in the water. If you’re hoping to have a float day in addition to your boat day, check the boat listing’s description and ask the boat captain or owner if they have floating toys that are included before confirming your booking.