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Frequently Asked Questions


Are campsites available year-round?

Yes, our campsites and RV spots are available to reserve during any time of the year. Sites can be reserved online through Reserve America.

Do you have boat ramp access?

Yes, our boat ramp is accessible year round. Day passes include a $5 ramp fee that you must purchase in advance at our ship store. Yearly passes are also available for frequent visitors.

Do you have covered slips?

We do not currently have covered slips, but it is in our future plans to add them to our boat storage options.

Do you rent jet skis?

Big Water Marina does not have jet skis rentals at this time. Our current lineup of boat rentals at Big Water Marina includes pontoons, kayaks, stand up paddle boards, and new hydrobikes!

Are there cabins available for rent?

We do not currently have cabins onsite at Big Water Marina and Campground. For those wishing to book an overnight stay, we have a campground, which features tent sites and RV spots with full hookups.

Can I reserve an extended stay campsite?

Campers looking to book an extended stay are encouraged to call our office at (864) 226-3339 for more information on available options.

Do I need a boater’s license to rent a boat?

No, South Carolina law states that persons 16 years of age and older are legally able to operate a personal watercraft (PWC) without restrictions. A licensed USCG Captain is available for hire upon request. Pricing information can be found here, and all inquiries can be made by calling our office at (864) 226-3339 or emailing the Captain directly at Bdpricesail@charter.net.

Is there Wi-Fi at Big Water Marina and Campground?

Yes, we have guest Wi-Fi for all your technology needs!

Can I purchase supplies if I need something for my boat, tent, or RV?

Yes, our Ship Store is stocked with snacks, drinks, and other necessities for boating and camping. Guests may purchase items from the Ship Store during office hours.

Where is Big Water Marina and Campground located?

We are located at 320 Big Water Rd. Starr, SC 29684.

What happens if I need to cancel/reschedule my stay that I booked online?

For reservation changes, please call our office at (864) 226-3339.

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320 Big Water Road, Starr, SC 29684

(864) 226-3339 | info@bigwatermarina.com


Big Water Marina and Campground | 2021