Your Fun Begins Here

Gator Boats is one of the longest serving boat charter companies on The Lake of the Ozarks. We offer 6 Sea Ray cruisers, ranging in size from 42′ up to 63′, for you and 12 of your friends.

Explore the Lake

Spend your day exploring coves and visiting some of the most exciting waterfront bars on the lake. Then end your day at the Lake’s #1 night spot, Shady Gators.

Discover Unlimited Fun

Bring your friends and have an amazing day on one of our boats with a USCG licensed captain.

Our Fleet

All charters include a USCG licensed captain for your safety and comfort.

Rates are for Friday, Saturday and Holiday charters.

Rates do not include fuel which is $15.00 per mile. Fuel rate is subject to change.

Boats are booked on a “First Come, First Served” basis.

In Vino Veritas

Sea Ray 630

Our flagship charter boat. Over 63′ of fun and style for your weekend adventure.

Full Day – $2,200


Sea Ray 500

The iconic lake charter boat.

Full Day – $1,700

Shady Shack

Sea Ray 500

A classic cruiser with plenty of room for you and 12 of your friends.

Full Day – $1,700

Phat Bastard

Sea Ray 440

A very fitting name for this classic cruiser and she is loved everywhere she goes.

Full Day – $1,700

Jamaica Me Crazy

Sea Ray 440

Our latest addition to the fleet. You and your friends will have a great day on the water.

Full Day – $1,700

That’s Ridiculous

Sea Ray 420

The 2020 addition to our fleet and a great option for smaller groups, up to 10 guests.

Full Day – $1,500

Rocky C

Sea Ray 380

One of our newest additions to our fleet. At 38 feet, Rocky C is perfect for groups of up to 8 guests plus your captain.

Full Day – $1,300

Lakin’ It Easy

Sea Ray 390

Take it easy on this classic cruiser. This boat is a great choice for groups of up to 8 guests plus your captain.

Full Day – $1,300


Sea Ray 400

We are not sure what the name means, but she is a great boat for groups of up to 12 guests.

Full Day – $1,400

Exclusive Offer

Get 20% Off Your Mid-Week Charter

Who doesn’t like a discount? Book with us on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday to get a 20% discount from our weekend rates. Discounts not available on holidays and do not apply to mileage fuel rate.

Located at the 7MM (mile marker) on the Lake of the Ozarks, Shady Gators is your one-stop for great food and a great time! We feature a premier event schedule that includes many nationally and regionally recognized bands, including a Grammy Award-winning band that plays regularly at Shady Gators. We also offer the premier ultra pool lounge,  Lazy Gators. Enjoy the daybeds, cabanas, pool, and swim up bar, you’re sure to have an enjoyable time!

Industry Partners

Shady Boats are proud to promote our industry partners. These partners provide valuable services to us here at the lake. Take time to check out these businesses.

Deliver My Yacht is a group of delivery and charter captains that provide professional services to clients around the world. They also have agreements with several OTR yacht/boat delivery companies that can move your boat anywhere in North America. Shady Boats is proud to use their services for fulfilling our charter captain needs in busy times. Check them out if you need a boat moved or if you want to explore the exotic islands of the Caribbean, Mediterranean or Thailand on one of their custom sailing charters for up to 3 couples. 

The Sea Chest Foundation is a 501(C)(3), nonprofit organization dedicated to operating, outfitting, maintaining and staffing SV Seeker for ocean research and other charitable causes related to marine research. SV Seeker is a 74′ free to use research vessel for  scientists, educators, scholars or graduate student with ideas to explore, research or study our oceans. Consider making Sea Chest your charitable foundation of choice whenever you shop at Amazon. Just follow this link. It doesn’t cost you a cent, but it could make a huge difference in the lives of students and scientists.