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Better Boating

1602 Marina Rd, Suite B, Irmo, SC 29063-6928
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Lake Murray

We had so much fun the first time, we booked our second trip while on the boat. The process is very... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sparkle W
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The only place we rent from!

We love renting from here, it is easy and hassle free! The boats are very nice, well kept and run... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
BKGplayharder
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Lexington, South Carolina
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Better boating is your number one source for boating fun on Lake Murray near Columbia, SC! We are located at Marina Bay, home of Lake Murray Marina and Liberty on the Lake restaurant in Irmo, SC. We are proud to offer the area's largest fleet of...more
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1602 Marina Rd, Suite B, Irmo, SC 29063-6928
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had so much fun the first time, we booked our second trip while on the boat. The process is very easy and the people a super nice! I will always rent through them!

Thank Sparkle W
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BetterBoating, Public Relations Manager at Better Boating, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Sparkle W we are happy you are a boater with us and we look forward to seeing you on the Lake again very soon!

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We love renting from here, it is easy and hassle free! The boats are very nice, well kept and run smoothly.

Thank BKGplayharder
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BetterBoating, Public Relations Manager at Better Boating, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We we are thrilled about this! See you soon.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented a pontoon from Better Boating out of the Leesville location (SouthShore Marina). Right from the get-go it was a great experience. When we called the staff were patient in answering all of our questions and flexible with our arrival time. The young man...More

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BetterBoating, Public Relations Manager at Better Boating, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Hello!!! We than you very much for your time in review. Thrilled you enjoyed your day and your outing. Please come back and see us again soon!

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Reviewed September 10, 2017

Had to cancel our stay in the Keys due to Irma. On the way to Charlotte made a quick decision to offer some water adventure to our kids instead of only car driving. People at Better boating were able to accomodate our request even without...More

Thank tobias h
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BetterBoating, Public Relations Manager at Better Boating, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2017

Tobias, thank you for your review. We appreciate your time and so glad you had an enjoyable outing with us. So creative for you to think of some outdoor activity before your flight. Hope you will stop back by when in the area and so...More

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Reviewed September 3, 2017

This was our third time to rent from Better Boating and they did not disappoint once again! We rented three kayaks during our most recent visit and everyone had a blast! The staff is very accomodating and friendly.

Thank Susan B
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BetterBoating, Public Relations Manager at Better Boating, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2017

Thank you Susan for your review. So glad you had a fun day boating with us! Looking forward to seeing you on the forth time! See you soon.

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Reviewed August 29, 2017

We rented a speed boat and tube. Only thing stopping me from giving 5 stars was two things: 1. on weekends you can only rent full day rentals in which we only wanted a half day, so it cost us more than we had anticipated...More

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BetterBoating, Public Relations Manager at Better Boating, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2017

HockeyMom89 thank you for taking the time to write a review. If you would email or phone the office with your contact information the Manager will contact you regarding the tow rope. We are very sorry for the inconvenience. The half day rentals are available...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2017

Highly Recommended! One of the few places on the lake that also rented tubes. Having the tube made the trip for our kids. We spent 8 hours on the boat of most of that time, the kids were tubing. It is a great way to...More

Thank Jeff S
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BetterBoating, Public Relations Manager at Better Boating, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2017

Thank you Jeff for your time in review. Tubes are so much fun and we are glad you enjoyed your time on the lake with us! Come see us again soon and YES sunscreen, sunscreen, sunscreen even in the Fall and Winter.

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Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

We were concerned about weather. They explained our options but we were positive the weather would be ok. We went out for a half day trip with 6 kids for a birthday celebration and the kids loved it even with a slight rain shower. Will...More

Thank Tyson B
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BetterBoating, Public Relations Manager at Better Boating, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2017

Tyson, Thank you so much for the kind words, we are so glad the kids had a great time on the Lake! Come boat again soon!

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Reviewed August 9, 2017

We rented a double decker pontoon for a day with some friends. It was a great time. We enjoyed it so much. The slide and the top deck was a big hit. All of us slid and jumped. We also rented a tube for the...More

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BetterBoating, Public Relations Manager at Better Boating, responded to this reviewResponded August 11, 2017

Dana, We are so glad you all had a fun time on the Lake! The Double Decker Pontoon with the Slide is a big hit for all ages. Hope to see you back soon.

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Reviewed August 2, 2017 via mobile

From the time I called Justin until I was on the water took just about one hour. The tritoon was perfect for our needs. The registration, payment, and orientation process was simple and clear. This is a first-class operation!

Thank sambranham
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BetterBoating, Public Relations Manager at Better Boating, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2017

Sam thank you so much for the reveiw and feedback! We will share this with the Docks Staff. Hope to see you back soon!

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