Boat Rental Chain O’ Lakes

Pontoon Boats for Rent Chain O Lakes Illinois

About US Boat Rental Chain O’ Lakes

Family owned and operated since 2021 Boats on the Chain offers one of the widest selections of boat rental Chain O’ Lakes in Illinois. Offering you a friendly, courteous staff and a clean environment. We welcome you to join us for your relaxing and stress free summer boating experience. 
All of our pontoon watercraft are professionally maintained, and safety equipment including life jackets are provided. When you arrive for your reservation, a member of our staff will guide you through rules and safety information on the water. A one-on-one orientation is also included to make sure you are comfortable with the operation of your rental craft.


Our rental fleet includes power pontoon boats and a variety of options. When you click the blue “BOOK NOW” button you will see a pop up window of our full rental fleet. To make your reservation simply select the boat you are interested in, the date, # of hours, and the time you would like to go. You are not under any obligation until you complete your booking with your credit card information for boat rentals on the Chain O’ Lakes in Illinois.


All booking is made online. Payment is due in full at the time of booking your reservation and must be charged to a valid Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express. FUEL NOT INCLUDED. Your boat goes out on a full tank of gas, and your are topped off for only what you have used and charged at the time you return to the dock. We only rent on a 8 hour basis of $520.

YOU MUST BE 25 YEARS OF AGE to rent/depart with any craft and must produce a valid driver’s license at check-in
Persons born on or after January 1, 1998 must have a valid Illinois Boating Safety Certificate. For more information visit

FUEL IS NOT INCLUDED. You will be charged for fuel if you bring it back empty.


FISHING & WATERSPORTS ARE NOT allowed on all boats

NO ONE UNDER 25 may drive or operate any craft

Our 20 foot pontoons have a 8-10 person max capacity and a 1,400 lb weight limit

LESEE IS RESPONSIBLE for any loss or damage to the rental craft/equipment & contents

ARRIVE 30 MINUTES Launch location is 512 Park Ave Fox Lake Illinois 60020. Please arrive 30 minutes before the departure time of 10am. It is the customer’s responsibility to be on time for your reservation. No credit will be issued for the late arrival nor can we extend time to compensate.

CANCELLATION POLICY Boats on the Chain requires a minimum of a 72 hr (3 Days) cancellation notice for a full refund. Reservations canceled within less than 72 hrs. receive a rain date good for up to 1 year.

Damage Deposit $500 damage deposit hold will be put on credit/debit card and refunded after boat is inspected upon return. Like a rental car

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