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

Fisherman Special . . .

  • Offered 5 mornings a week (Monday-Friday). Out by 9:00AM, back by Noon.
  • Boat hull is 14' Grumman Fisherman with Tiller Drive Gas Motor.
  • The rental package includes: PFDs, fuel, oars, 2 anchors (one for the bow, the other for the stern), cooler with ice, one dozen night crawlers, and a landing net.
  • Renter should bring PA Fishing License, hat, sunglasses, sunblock, insecticide, and luck!
Rental Price without extras: $75
Special Price: $50

College Student Special . . . A Deal for You!!

Even if you didn't become smarter, college has its benefits!!

  • Rent a kayak or paddle board ANY WEEKDAY BEFORE NOON (Monday-Friday, excluding holidays)
  • Receive 50% OFF your rental when valid college ID is shown!
Tell your mother you cut class, but saved 50%
on a rental! She will be so proud!!

Mother / Daughter Special . . .

Older people will tell you Monday was Laundry Day; well it isn't anymore! Now it's Mother/Daughter Play Day!

  • Every MONDAY BEFORE NOON (excluding holidays), it's your choice:
    • Rent a Double Kayak for 2 hours for $16
      (Regular Price - $33), or:
    • Rent 2 Single Kayaks for the price of 1!
Mother, you never knew having a daughter would save you money!!

Father & Child Special . . .

People say having kids is expensive, but not at Presque Isle Canoe and Boat Livery! Here's why:

  • Every THURSDAY BEFORE NOON (excluding holidays)
  • Receive 50% OFF kayak, canoe, or paddle board rentals.





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