Recreational Rentals

We have rentals available for kids and adults of all ages.

The Osthoff Resort Watersports Rentals has all your lakefront activities in one location. With a 500-foot sand beach on the crystal-clear lake, you can rent various watercrafts such as pontoons, paddleboards, kayaks, and canoes. You can also try out some unique and exciting options, such as hydro-bikes, swan paddleboats, and dragon paddleboats. Whether you want to cruise around the lake, fish, or paddle, you will find something to suit your preferences and budget. The Osthoff Resort also offers pontoon cruises for those who want to enjoy a panoramic tour of the lake by water. You can also relax at the Lake Deck, where you can order food, drinks, and snacks. And don't miss the nightly bonfires with s'mores at the beachfront. The Osthoff Resort watersports rentals and lakefront activities are open to resort guests and the general public.



Hydro-Bikes $35/hr
Swan Paddleboat $50/hr
Dragon Paddleboat $50/hr
Kayak $25/hr
Two-Person Kayak $35/hr
Kid's Kayak $15/hr
Paddle Boat $35/hr
Stand-Up Paddle Board $40/hr weekday | $45/hr weekend
Canoe $25/hr
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Pontoon Rentals

Week Day
10-Passenger Pedal Pontoon $85/hr
10-Passenger Pontoon Boat $150hr $165/hr
** (9-Passenger with driver) $180hr $200/hr
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Bicycle Rentals

Full Day
Adult Mountain Bikes $30 $20
Child's Mountain Bike $30 $20
Adult Tandems $40 $30
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Pontoon Rental Requirments

A person born on or after January 1, 1989, and at least 21 years old may operate a motorboat only if he or she has completed a boating safety course that is accepted by the Wisconsin D.N.R.

Temporary Boating Licenses can be obtained online.

Full Boating Licenses can also be obtained online.

Operators must be 21 or older to operate a motor boat or pontoon.

Reservations required - please call (920) 876-3366, Ext 5862 or (866) 310-8115, Ext 5862, or email

A 18.5% Tax and Gratuity charge will be added to all reservations.

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If you'd like to enjoy a panoramic tour of Elkhart Lake by water, The Osthoff Resort offers two cruises per day, seasonally (open to the public).

• 10-passenger boat: $150/hour
(plus $30/hour for Osthoff Captain)
• 14-passenger boat: $225/hour
(always includes Osthoff Captain)
Minimum of 2 people
• Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day
weekend. Other dates are available with
advance notice.

A 18.5% Tax and Gratuity charge will be added to all reservations.

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On Sundays, June 8 - September 14, only electric and man-powered watercraft are permitted on Elkhart Lake.

All rentals must be returned five minutes prior to the end of the scheduled rental time.

A 18.5% Tax and Gratuity charge will be added to all reservations.

The Osthoff Resort | Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin

For more information on listed activities, contact Guest Services:

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