Only Here at Chicago Boat Rentals

Your boat experience can be customized for any occassion.  We can provide catering, have baloons waiting, or help surprise that special someone. The possibilities are endless. Need to impress a large group? Ask about renting out picnic area and all our boats for 4-6 hours. We can even have a grill master cook food for your guests.

Think outside the boat!

Family Friendly & Fun!

When you need an activity that all members of the family can enjoy, Chicago Boat Rentals is your answer. Infants and children, moms, dads and grandparents. Everyone will enjoy the views and the adventure!

Bring The Bubbly!

Try something different with your friends. A boat rental with Chicago Boat Rentals is the perfect way to celebrate. BYOB or we can have your drinks waiting for you.

Perfect Anniversary Surpirse!

What can be more romantic than a date for two with a wonderful view?

Chicago's Hottest Attraction!

This is the perfect way to show your friends or family around the city a different way. Cruise the Chicago River in a gas-powered pontoon boat.

Gas-powered pontoons are much faster and safer than the electric boats.

No Captain Needed!

Unlike other boat rental companies, Chciago Boat Rentals allows you to experience privacy during your rental. Our gas-powered pontoons are as easy to drive.

Family Bonding!

Enjoy the blue skies, helpful employees and beautiful views of the city with family. We provide the boat, you provide the laughs.

Ladies Night!

Make your girls night out a bit more fabulous!  It’s the perfect way to celebrate with your girlfriends.

Don’t forget the corkscrew!

Office Hours

Monday- Closed (available via email)

Tuesday- Closed (available via email)

Wednesdays- 12-5

Thursdays- 12-5

Fridays- 10-5

Saturdays- Varies

Sundays- Closed

Dock and Boating Hours

Monday- Closed

Tuesday- Closed

Wednesdays- 12-10pm

Thursdays- Closed

Fridays- 12-6:45pm

Saturdays- 9am-11pm

Sundays- 9am-10pm


The dock is located at 1177 N Elston ave, Chicago Il, 60642

The intersection is Elston ave and Division.  Estate Ultra Bar and Lounge is also located here. 

Pull in the parking lot and look for our check-in trailer. 

Please check our FAQ in regards to parking.

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