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Hot Tub Boats (45 of 49)

General Questions

  • YES, this is real.

  • Right now! We are open all year, rain or shine.

  • Yes! You can make a reservation here.

  • Yes! Please see our "The Boat" page for more information.

  • The "Feds" say the hottest, maximum temperature for a hot tub is 104 degrees. So, that’s where we keep it!

  • Yes, the Hot Tub Boat is equipped with a small, diesel fired boiler to maintain the temperature of your choice.

Operating a Hot Tub Boat

  • You, your friend, your Aunt, your best friend's cousin's girlfriend - doesn't matter to us, as long as they are 18!

  • No. Washington State Law only requires possession of a boaters’ education card for drivers of motorboats with engines greater than 15 horsepower and Hot Tub Boats do not fall into this category.

  • The boat is maneuvered with an easy to use joystick. You can drive the boat while lounging in the tub or sitting on the aft deck.

  • No, driving a Hot Tub Boat is very easy! Especially after a quick tutorial from our friendly and approachable staff.

  • MAGIC! And the sleek design of a Hot Tub Boat allows for a high load capacity. The Hot Tub Boat has been carefully engineered, and the hot tub is positioned on the boat’s center of buoyancy, allowing for remarkable stability, even with 2500 pounds of water.

Rental Information

  • Six persons total.

  • Unfortunately no. We know this may be disappointing, however, please take a moment and look at it from our liability perspective. Besides, haven’t we always been told that drinking and hot tubs don’t mix?

  • Of course! Just remember, U.S. Coast Guard regulations require children 12 and under to wear life jackets on any boat at all times.

  • This is probably not a good idea

  • Yes! However, holiday rates apply and we recommend advance reservation due to limited availability.

  • Yes! But the Montlake cut is off limits.

  • You are always welcome to swing by the facility and drop off members of your group before heading out onto Lake Union again!

  • We ask that you please wear appropriate swim attire, whatever that means to you. Please refrain from nudity while renting a Hot Tub Boat and insure all the “important bits” are covered. Our goal is to ensure that everyone feels comfortable and welcome on Lake Union.

  • Yes. 1,000 times, Yes!