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Half Day Rental (4 Hours)
Full Day Rental (9 Hours)
Half Day Rental (4 Hours)
Full Day Rental (9 Hours)

Enjoy a Day on the Milwaukee River or Lake Michigan with a Boat Rental

Riverwalk Boat Tours offers boat rentals in Milwaukee at competitive rates. Rent our pontoon boats to enjoy a 4 hour Half Day or 9 hour Full Day on the Milwaukee River and Lake Michigan! All rentals are for 10 passengers maximum and are self-captained.

Feel free to bring your own food and beverages on our self-captained pontoon rentals. Guests are responsible for taking all trash with them and not disposing of it in Pere Marquette Park or leaving trash on rental pontoon boats. Thank you

You must pay for and complete a boater safety course if you were born on or after January 1st, 1989 in order to operate the boat.

This can be completed online at for a lifetime boater’s safety license or for a temporary boat rental license.

  • Driver needs to bring their own valid driver’s license and fill out rental agreement on dock.
  • A $500 rental damage, loss of equipment deposit will be authorized at time of rental on drivers credit card. Authorization will be held for no more than 7 days. Debit cards not accepted. Boat driver needs to bring their own valid credit card for the $500 deposit for boat damages to dock on day of rental.
  • All guests going on boat will be required to sign a waiver.



FOR SELF CAPTAINED 10 PASSENGER PONTOON RENTALS:  Refunds Will Not Be Given if customer cancels, only a credit * Minimum 48 notice is required to change a rental date or time *

If Riverwalk cancels rental due to inclement weather, renter will be offered a full refund * Rental credit may be issued for the portion of a rental that was affected by bad weather.