Welcome To Chicago Boat Rentals

Chicago’s top-rated gas powered boat rentals. You are the driver, which allows you and your group the privacy you deserve. BYOB and snack or we can have your food and drink waiting.

No Captain Needed

Easy to drive and private to your group!

Nothing says “summer” like going for a cruise on a gas powered pontoon boat with some drinks, good music and friends or family.

Bring The Family

Our river cruises offer family fun for kids and adults.

Chicago Boat Rentals will make your event unforgettable!

Birthday, Bachelor, Bachelorette, Reunions or Corporate Events 

View Chicago From the Water

Cruise The Scenic Chicago River

Cruise the Chicago River on your private boat.  Faster than the electric boats!
18ft Gas Powered Pontoon

18ft Gas Powered Pontoon

Up to six (6) people

Enjoy cruising the beautiful Chicago River for two (2) hours

Gas Powered, automatic. simple to drive. Bluetooth capabilities so you can enjoy your favorite music. BYOB and snacks welcome or we will be happy to cater to you.

Someone in your group is the driver. Driver must be 21 years old with a driver’s license.

Two-hour cruises on the Chicago River- cannot go on Lake Michigan

 $289 plus taxes and fees

 

22ft Gas Powered Pontoon

22ft Gas Powered Pontoon

Up to six (8) people

Enjoy cruising the beautiful Chicago River for two (2) hours

Gas Powered, automatic. simple to drive. Bluetooth capabilities so you can enjoy your favorite music. BYOB and snacks welcome or we will be happy to cater to you.

Someone in your group is the driver. Driver must be 21 years old with a driver’s license.

Two-hour cruises on the Chicago River- cannot go on Lake Michigan

 $489 plus taxes and fees

 

Yacht Charter

Yacht Charter

Up to twelve (12) people

Take in the beautiful views of the Chicago skyline, shoreline, and riverfront from your private chartered yacht.

The top deck has a canopy optional flybridge with padded bench seating, and a table right behind the captain seat with 360 unobstructed views.

Mid-deck has a kitchen area with fridge, wet bar, and an entertainment area with plenty of seating and a table for food, 2 bathrooms, and 2 separate sleeping areas

•Swim platform with ladder
•Excellent sound system
•Life jackets and safety equipment
•2 coolers on board
•BYOB and Food

Three-hour charters on the Chicago River
Five-hour charters on Lake Michigan/Playpen

Fireworks- Wednesday and Saturday nights on The Chicago River

Before reserving, please read through the rules and Coast Guard regulations. You will also be required to fill out a waiver and book your captain and crew separately. Read here

 

3 hours on the Chicago River – $1200
5 hours on Lake Michigan/Playpen- $2500

plus taxes and fees

Captain/Crew additional – Approx $100 an hour- CBR sends a list of approved crew upon booking

Firework Cruises

Firework Cruises

Up to six (6) people and eight (8) people

Enjoy cruising the beautiful Chicago River for 2 hours on select evenings.

This cruise may include the famous firework show located next to Navy Pier.

Due to Covid- we do not know if fireworks will resume in Chicago

 18 FT Pontoon – $400
22 FT Pontoon- $600

 

Annual VIP Membership

Annual VIP Membership

1/2 off Pontoon Rentals

About
When purchased, members receive 50% off any size pontoon rental, access exclusive member events and more!

After membership is purchased, an exclusive code will be emailed. The code is exclusive to the customer that purchased and can be used to receive 50% off when booking a cruise.

Restrictions

Code can only be used by the person who purchased the membership
Member must arrive with ID at check-in
There is no limit to the number of times the discount can be used however, membership expires at the end of the season.
Discounts can only be used on 2-hour private pontoon cruises

 $199 for the season