Local Texas Hill Country Activities

VIP Marina Boat, Wave Runner, & Party Barge Rental

VIP Marina staff will pick you, your guests, and your bags up at the parking lot and drive you directly to the docks in their golf carts. Just give them a call and they will be waiting for you, ready to assist you with your bags and coolers.

With recently renovated restrooms, it is easily the cleanest and nicest on Lake Travis -- anything less would be absolutely un-VIP.

VIP Marina also has a ship store and it is freshly stocked at all times with a wonderful assortment of products available to you. Also, VIP Marina has the best gas prices on Lake Travis. They offer 89-unleaded gasoline.

Their rental boats, wave runners, and party barges are inspected, cleaned, and come fully equipped. And no additional fees apply. 

Enjoy Lake Travis with family and friends and rent from VIP Marina for a truly memorable lake excursion!

Lake Travis Zipline Adventures

Lake Travis Zipline Adventures, the one and only zipline company in Austin, also boasts the longest zipline in Texas. LTZA is a locally owned and operated business priding themselves on the core values of "Safety First and Family First", while providing a unique and memorable outdoor experience for all. The ziplining team is committed to showing all of the guests a world-class customer service experience. LTZA pledges to:

● Provide the highest standard of excellence in customer satisfaction and service

● Create a safe and enlightening outdoor adventure experience

● Teach the rich history of the area, its culture and ecology

Customers who choose to fly with Lake Travis Zipline Adventures will have a memorable experience that will last a lifetime. The family that flies together thrives together! Visit for the first or hundredth time and come back to zip year after year for an annual adventure on beautiful Lake Travis.

Restaurants on Lake Travis

The Oasis -- Mexican restaurant also named the “Best Sunset” in Texas

Come to The Oasis and enjoy lunch or dinner and stay for the gorgeous sunset. Sit back and enjoy a panoramic view of Lake Travis, whether sitting out on the decks or at one of the indoor options. Discover chef-prepared dishes and enjoy margaritas or one of the many signature cocktails, while soaking up the sunlight on one of the three outdoor decks. Also, visit the Oasis gift shop for Austin-centric souvenirs and gifts.  

Steiner Ranch Steakhouse

Just a short drive from Downtown Austin, located on land once home to rodeo horses and cattle, Steiner Ranch Steakhouse invites you to experience a century of rodeo, ranching and beautiful fine dining restaurant cuisine. Steiner Ranch Steakhouse features USDA Prime Steaks, Premium A5 Wagyu, fresh seafood, and an extraordinary wine collection. Unwind to live music on the patio, as you look out upon the stunning panoramic views of Lake Travis and enjoy an unforgettable evening to savor a true taste of Texas. Voted #1 Steak in Austin!

Day Excursions

Marble Falls, TX

Marble Falls is simply the perfect Texas Hill Country excursion for the day with a walkable downtown district, multiple state parks and natural wonders, and dozens of local wineries and also breweries. You'll find many independent shops, restaurants, cafes, bars, boutique galleries on a quaint street lined with public art. It also features curated art galleries and the Uptown Theater for regional and national touring music acts. Park anywhere within the downtown area and walk till you see something you like and enjoy a day of Texas culture.

Georgetown, TX

Georgetown has been voted "Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas" and is a must-see day excursion! Stroll through its beautiful downtown and appreciate some of the finest Victorian architecture in the state. Unique shopping, delicious dining, and wine tasting rooms are some of the options that await you. Enjoy the restored historic buildings and landmark descriptions that describe a portion of Georgetown’s rich history.  Or take in a theater production at the Palace Theatre or catch some live music at the various hot spots such as Roots, Mesquite Creek Outfitters, or Barrels & Amps.