Frequently Asked Questions
& Important Information
Cancellations up to 7 days before your reservation date are 100% refundable. If you have to cancel with less than 7 days’ notice you will forfeit your reservation deposit of 50% of the total rental amount. However, you may reschedule up to 48 hours before your reservation time based on availability.
Rescheduling and refunds due to weather is determined on the day of your reservation. If there is inclement weather, your reservation may be cancelled, rescheduled, or refunded. We will not issue refunds for inclement weather more than 24 hours prior to your reservation.
Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday – Sunday 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
It Is unlawful to operate a Jet Ski on the waters NC between sunset and sunrise
Book online at wavekingsnc.com or call (980) 231-4317 to make a reservation, check availability, or for more information.
You can rent all of our boats for as little as 2 hours but keep in mind the rate are prorated the longer you rent.
If you arrive late for the start of your rental, the stop time does not change!
Late returns may be charged double the 1-hour rental rate for every 15 minutes past the end of your rental period! Keep in mind someone could have it rented 30 minutes after your rental period.
An advance reservation of less than 7 days before your rental time requires payment in full. If you book online or if it’s under $300, we require you to make your payment in full. If your rental is more than $300 and greater than 7 days before your rental time you may call us at (980) 231-4317 and pay a 50% deposit.
Fuel is not included in the cost of the rental and will be deducted from security deposit at the end of your rental.
Fuel can range anywhere from $4.25-$4.89 per gallon.
Add water sports on all of our boats for $50. Price includes tube, ropes and life jackets. Sorry, we still charge $50 if you bring your own equipment.
We operate on Lake Wylie. Our boat is stored at the Morning Star Marina, however our pickup location may vary. Prior to the reservation we will contact you on departure location.
Each Tritoon rental is equipped with all emergency equipment, life jackets of all sizes, and two fun floats.
It’s important that you arrive 20-30 minutes prior to your designated rental start time and go over important safety instructions prior to your departure. We have multiple rentals launching on any given day so our launch times are strictly followed & will not be adjusted due to late arrivals.
Rental Return/Check-In Process:
Upon your return, please plan on approximately 5 minutes for the Return/Check-In Process of your rental boat. Boat and jet ski equipment will be checked and safety items will be verified after and before each rental to ensure our vessels are being returned in the condition they were rented out.
We highly recommend you consult and read all the North Carolina boat laws. We are not responsible to any ticket or citation given due to negligence of the renter or a member of that party
Anyone 18 and older may rent from us. However, anyone born after June 30, 1996 needs to have a boater’s safety certificate to operate our boats.
Membership to the Wave Kings provides you convenient access to a variety of premium boats and jet skis. With a Wave Kings Boat Club Membership you get to enjoy all the fun that boating on Lake Wylie has to offer, with none of the worry or hassle usually associated with boat ownership! There are no maintenance fees, boat payments, cleaning fees, storage fees, insurance fees, taxes, or hidden expenses!