Welcome to Presque Isle Boat Rentals on Presque Isle State Park

Presque Isle Boat Rental is Erie, PA's only boat rental
located on Presque Isle State Park.

****Just 7.5 miles from Sara's****

Presque Isle Boat Rental has a wide variety of canoes, kayaks, paddle boats, paddle boards, motor boats, pontoons, and row boats for rent.

No need to pack and haul all your gear! We have everything you'll need, including ACA-certified instructors to get you on the water, hassle-free, in no time!

We take pride in every satisifed customer served since our founding in 1982, and we look forward to sharing our passion and experience with you!


Showcasing over 600 years of biological succession, Presque Isle provides habitat for a large range of both flora and fauna species. You will be amazed at its diversity and beauty as you enjoy one of the best natural paddling locations around.

Presque Isle Boat Rental is dedicated to enhancing Presque Isle's recreational, natural, and cultural landscape.

Our friendly staff is passionate about our lake and the opportunities for enjoyment it provides.




  • 10 ft., 16 ft. & 20 ft. Pontoon Boats
  • Helm, Tiller, or Row Boats
  • Touring Kayaks
  • One or Two Person Kayaks
  • Canoes
  • Paddle Boards
  • Equipment


  • Learn to Kayak - Quick Start
  • Learn to Kayak - Advanced
  • Paddle Board Basics


  • Eco-Kayak or Paddle Board
  • History Kayak Tour
  • Presque Isle Bay Loop
  • Self Guided Tour

Hours of Operation:
Thank you for a successful season! We look forward to seeing you next year and, until then, stay well and have a great winter!

All hours displayed are weather permitting. The safety of our customers is our primary focus. Consequentially, rentals are NOT permitted during episodes of high winds, predicted storms, or thunder and lightning.
PLEASE NOTE: Every other Tuesday, our rental will close early at 6:00 PM for a staff meeting where
safety precautions are reviewed and customer service is critiqued.


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