Buena Vista Watersports-FAQ



  • What happens if it rains or weather prevents me from finishing our rental?
  • Rain checks may be issued for any time remaining on your watersport rental.

  • How many guests fit on a paddle board?
  • 1 Adult

  • How many guests fit in a kayak?
  • 1-2 adults.

  • What about equipment?
  • You can bring your own ski equipment if you choose, or it can be provided at no additional charge for boat charters.

  • Can I drive the ski boat, even if I have a boater’s license?
  • No, only our trained instructional staff is allowed to operate our ski boats. You can however drive our pontoon boat that holds up to 12 people.

  • Is the water cold on the lake?
  • Depending on the season, the coldest the lake gets is around 65 degrees, it is spring fed.

  • Are food and drinks available on site?
  • Snacks and non-alcoholic beverages are offered at BVWS in our gift shop and vending machines. You may bring your own prepared food, drinks, snacks etc.

  • Can I extend the time of my rental?
  • Depending on availability you are allowed to extend your rental. Just inform one of the watersports attendants. They will make sure to note it on your rental slip, and you will be charged the additional time upon checkout.

  • Does everyone have to be participating or pay in order to go on the ski boat?
  • No, our boats can accommodate up to 8 people, family or friends can ride along and watch. Everyone riding in our boats must sign a release of liability.

  • Passenger Guidelines:
  • It is the parent’s discretion to the age of children riding as passengers on any and all watersport vehicle. We offer life jackets for all ages.

  • Wildlife info:
  • Fish, birds are often spotted on Lake Bryan. BVWS has been operating for over 25 years and has never had any incidents with any wildlife to date.

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