Utopian Cruises

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Lake Travis, Austin, TX

The Only Full Time Houseboat Charter and Rental Service on Lake Travis. If you’re looking for the best in houseboats, you have found it. You have reached the web site of the oldest continuously owned and operated houseboat rental and charter service on Lake Travis, Austin, Texas. We are not normally a bare boat rental, but rather a full service crewed houseboat charter service (even overnight) specializing in custom houseboat cruises to fit every need. If bare boat rental is your preference, we may have an option for you or can point you in the right direction.

Amenities & Services

Utopia was a 1994 showboat for the manufacturer, Stardust Cruisers. This 78 ft. luxury yacht offers the ultimate in houseboating comfort and conveniences. The 52 ft. cabin length includes four private bedrooms; two full baths (one with a full size tub); utility room with washer and dryer; a modern, fully equipped kitchen, and a large salon. The kitchen is equipped with a four burner ceramic top stove, large oven, microwave, additional ice maker, Mr. Coffee coffee maker, 30 cup coffee maker, warmers, crock pots, dishes, flatware, cookware & probably any utensil you might need. Food preparation is usually done by customer with help from Utopian Cruises staff if needed. Catering is available should your plans require it.

The three guest bedrooms have queen size beds and the sofa in the salon makes into a queen bed. Sleeping two to a bed, Utopia will accommodate preferably no more than 8 adults for overnight in addition to crew. In exceptional cases 10 persons can be can be accommodated with 4 persons sharing the salon area.

A large sumptuous sofa and two recliner chairs occupy one side of the salon across from the entertainment center featuring a top of the line, custom surround sound system. The system includes a six disk changer, tuner, hi-fi stereo VCR, DVD player and a 27″ color TV. The sound system can be controlled from the front or rear deck, upper deck, and the Captain’s quarters, which has its own color TV/VCR.

A spacious front deck includes a glass top table and 6 chairs. The rear deck offers easy access to the water with a 3 ft. swim platform and ladder. For the swimmers, Utopia has numerous noodles and inflatables. A 12′ water slide is a favorite activity. The upper deck has a large 7’X 7′ hot tub with seating for 6 and a propane grill. The upper deck also has two permanently set up tables with a third available if needed and approximately 30 chairs.

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