*You must be 27 or older to rent and drive the pontoon. The driver must have prior boat driving experience. NO exceptions. You can book a Driving Lesson on any day (9am-10am) in booking calendar below.
All of our pontoons are identical. Here is the layout of our pontoons:
*Click the date you’re interested in. A drop down will show all our pontoons with three different times available for that date. First is Half Day (10am-2pm), then Full Day options (10am-7pm), then Half Day in the afternoon (3pm-7pm), then lastly is our Sunset Cruise add-on option allows you to keep the boat out until 830pm (this add-on is only available when you book a full day or an afternoon half-day rental).
Requirements to Rent
To rent any of our pontoons you MUST to be over the age of 27 and have previous experience driving a boat (or someone on board must be over 27 and have experience driving a boat). You do not need a state issued boater’s license.
Only the main renter and any driver is required to submit a waiver which acts as a boat rental agreement and a release of liability. Once you book your reservation, a digital waiver will be emailed to you. We hold this digital waiver on file.
ALL pontoon renters and any operators MUST be at least 27 years of age and must watch all our boating safety videos. You will need to sign a contract stating that you have seen all safety videos. Please see our FAQs for more issues related to boating safety.
We rent year round at Riverside Marina, located at 1500 River Drive, Belmont, NC 28012. We opperate by appointment only so there will be no one at the dock unless you have booked a reservation.
Once you book your rental date, you can cancel and get a full refund or request an alternate date anytime prior to 7 days before the rental date. Anytime within 6-2 days prior to your reservation we will refund you 75% of your rental fee. You can not cancel or reschedule within 2 days of the reservation date. No-shows or canceling the day of will be charged the full rental rate. For our bad weather policy, please see our FAQs.