Boats and Boating

Enhance your stay at Bobs Lake with a boat rental!

We have Pontoon, Fishing, and Speed Boats available for rent during your time at our lakefront cottages.

If you rent our boats, docking fees are free. Boats rented elsewhere are only permitted to dock only if ours aren’t available.

Important Information:
  1. You must be over 21 to rent pontoon boats and over 25 to rent our speedboat.
  2. Boats are picked up at 75 Burns Lane North in Godfrey, unless you would like your rental delivered for an additional charge. We cannot offer delivery service on single-day rentals in July and August.
  3. The security deposit is not due until the day before rental or at pick up.
  4. Every rental comes with a full tank of gas/oil.
  5. All safety equipment including lifejackets, anchors, safety kits, and paddles are provided with each rental. You must provide your own life jacket for guests under 10 years old.
How to Rent
  1. Go to our Boat Rental page to see prices and availability, choose your boat, and pay for the rental (along with the refundable $2500 security deposit) using your credit card.
  2. Read general information before you arrive.
  3. Boat pick-up is at 9:00 a.m. Text Martha 613-214-2852 when you arrive OR if you will be delayed.
  4. A staff member will show you to your boat and answer any questions.
  5. Return boat at 5:00 p.m. on the last day of your rental.  Boats must be returned directly to a staff member who will check it out.
    You will be charged a $25/half-hour late fee for returns past 5:15 p.m. If no damage your deposit is returned automatically within 24 hours.
Boat Waiver

The boat waiver must be downloaded, filled and signed, and returned to

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