The Boats


Easy To Drive

Not a seasoned boat person, not a problem the manufactures tag line is "as easy to drive as a golf cart". And our staff will help land and launch the boat. Anyone over 25 with a valid drivers license can rent. If under 29 per state of Wisconsin, you are required to take an online boaters safety course, more info here. or you can hire a skipper from Rent Skippers


Eco Friendly

Duffy Boats are Eco Friendly, Certified Zero Emissions. They use charged electricity instead of gasoline. Not only is this a massive perk for Planet Earth but the boats are silent in the water enhancing the overall boating experience


Milwaukee River

We launch from the south side of the downtown River District, a 2 hour rental allows you to do a complete lap of the entire downtown corridor, which is such a beautiful an unique way to see the city from a new angle. 


Half Priced Wednesday's

All Rentals any time are 50% off

Bring your family our for dinner on the boat, move you business meetings to this floating board room.

Use Coupon code FloatWednesday - can't be combined with any other voucher or coupon

2 hours of water time starting at $89!!!!


Who Drives

These boats are self rentals. Anybody 245+ with a vlaid Drivers License Can drive. Please note if you were born on or after Jan 1st 1989, (under 30) you need to complete your boater safety course online, info here

Can we hire a Driver

Yes there is a 3rd Party company that rents skippers and they love the Duffy Boats, it's $35 an hour, book a skipper here.


BYOB and food allowed, we have a big yeti cooler and provide ice for you. 

Are they easy to drive?

The manufactures tag line is "as easy to drive as a golf cart". We have found this to be true. Your don't have to be a seasoned skipper to enjoy our Duffy Boats.

Can we stop at bars along the way?

Yes the Milwaukee River has great options. We even have docks reserved at the Harp, and our Paddle tavern employees will help land you. 

Where do we launch?

Boats launch from the Cooperage Building Docks, 818 S. Water Street, Boone and Crockett Cocktail Lounge and Taco Moto Food Truck are on site if you want to grab food or drinks for the boat.ride  

The Boats


Perfect for Milwaukee Weather

One of the cool things about the boats is the window panels can be zipped up or down in a couple seconds, so you stay comfortable on the boat regardless of the weather


Family Friendly

We have life jackets in all sizes, all ages welcome on the boats. 

Contact Us

Send us a message with any comments, questions, or scheduling concerns. We will get back to you soon!

Milwaukee Duffy Boats

818 South Water Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53204, United States

414-241-4394 call or text

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