It’s that time of year again. The days are getting longer, the weather is heating up and visitors are beginning to flock to Lake Wallenpaupack to enjoy its 52 miles of shoreline. Renting a boat on Lake Wallenpaupack is easy, and there are all types from which to choose. Lake Wallenpaupack boat rentals can be found at quite a few places up and down the lake. We’ve listed five places in this guide to get you started.
Silver Birches Resort is a sister property to The Settlers Inn and sits right on Lake Wallenpaupack. Visit the resort’s recreation center for a variety of boat rentals.There are Bennington Pontoon Boats, Sea Ray Ski Boats and fishing boats. Half and full day rentals are available. All safety equipment is included. You must be 21 years old to rent. For self-propelled crafts, the Recreation Center also offers kayak, canoe and stand up paddleboard rentals.
Rubber Duckie Boat Rentals, formerly known as Pine Crest Yacht Club and Boat Rentals, has been in business for over 35 years. They have over 25 boats to choose from including pontoon boats, party boats, pleasure boats, lake cruisers and fishing boats. Boats are rented by the hour, vary in price depending on type of boat and include life jackets. Rubber Duckie Boat Rentals is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily and is located on Crest Drive off Route 507. For reservations, please call 570-226-3930.
The Boat Shop serves Lake Wallenpaupack in Tafton, Pennsylvania. Formerly known as The Quality Marine on Lake Wallenpaupack, The Boat Shop was established back in 1958. Boat rentals are available for half or full days. Rules include no pets on the boats and no towing of passengers behind the boat. Call 570-226-4062 to make a reservation.
Pine Crest Marina on Lake Wallenpaupack allows boat enthusiasts to rent by the hour, day or even multiple days. Pine Crest offers a variety of boats like speedboats, deck boats, fishing boats and pontoon boats. Guests can have the option to rent accessories including water skis, wake boards and one and two person tubes. The marina is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. from May through September. Rental prices do not include gas and tax. The marina can be found on Route 507 in Greentown.
Wallenpaupack Boat Tours and Rentals offer pontoon boats for rent from May through mid-September. They are located near the Wallenpaupack Observation Dike on Route 6 in Hawley. For generations, Wallenpaupack Boat Tours and Rentals has been the place for everything you need for a day on the lake. The pontoon boats can hold from 10 to 14 guests and can be rented in two hour blocks or by the half or whole day.
Pocono Action Sports at Lighthouse Harbor Marina offers not only power boats and sailboats but also the accessories including water skis, wakeboards kneeboards and tubes. Rentals are available by the half day, whole day, or even the week if you plan on vacationing in the area. Pocono Action Sports is open seven days a week. Reservations can be done online by choosing departure date, type of boat and how many passengers.
Serving the Lake Wallenpaupack region of the Pocono Mountains is The Settlers Inn. The authentic lodge sits on six acres of land and opens up to trails leading through Bingham and Riverside Parks. The Settlers Inn has 23 beautiful guest rooms each unique in their décor and views of the property. The summer season is a great time to visit us here at The Settlers Inn as there are plenty of places to grab a drink kick up your feet and just relax. For reservation information, please call 570-226-2993. We look forward to having you stay with us soon.
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