Sea Raycer rental boat

The Doctor Is In: Five Watercraft Adventures in Disney World

A unique treat is enjoying the beautiful lakes, lagoons and inlet waterways at Disney World. You can get a taste of these waters when you use the Disney boat transportation system.

For an even more exciting adventure, check out Disney World’s Specialty Cruises to really explore the waterways.

These activities involve you as the boat operator combining the adventure of exploring serene Disney waters with the excitement of self-operating the watercraft.

People-Powered Boat Rentals

Disney has several personal recreational watercraft options. These boats are self-powered, so boaters must be strong enough to move their own vessel.
These boats are fun options for an affordable outing.

1- Kayak

At Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campgrounds, guests can enjoy paddling on the scenic streams and ponds.

Kayak rentals are available at the Bike Barn at the Meadows Recreation Area.

Paddlers must be 18 or older to rent a kayak with the maximum capacity of two guests in a boat. Guests can be ages kid to adult.

Complimentary life jackets must be worn and the price per kayak is $13 per hour.

2- Canoe

If you’d prefer a larger boat, consider renting a canoe!

Guests can experience their own excursion along the tranquil waters of Fort Wilderness Resort. Ages from kid to adult can enjoy a canoe ride on the Fort Wilderness waters.

Go to the Bike Barn at Meadows Recreation Area to rent a canoe. Guests must be 18 or older to rent the canoe. There is a maximum of three guests per canoe and a price of $13 per hour. Complimentary life jackets must be worn.

Disney is plenty of recreational watercraft for a fun day on the water!
Disney is plenty of recreational watercraft for a fun day on the water!

Motorized Boat Rentals

If you’d prefer a more leisurely ride on the water, consider renting one of Disney’s motorboats. There are also several options in this category, but they are a bit more expensive.

The motorized boat rentals depart from several marinas:

• Disney’s Contemporary Resort and Bay Lake Tower
• Disney’s Beach Club Resort & Villas
• Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort
• Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa & Villas
• Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort & Villas
• Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
• Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

3 – Sea Raycer

The Sea Raycer is a slick one or two guest mini-speedboat. It has good maneuverability, and it is lots of fun!

The driver must be at least 12 years old and at least 5 feet tall. Guests between 12 and 18 years need parental permission.
Maximum weight is 320 pounds, and wearing complimentary life jackets is required. The cost is $32 per half -hour.

4 – Sun Tracker

The Sun Tracker is a 21-foot pontoon vessel that can accommodate up to ten guests (max 1900 pounds). The ride is smooth even with a larger party.

The operator must be at least 18 years of age, but guests can be any age; all boaters must be wearing complimentary life jackets. The rental is $45 per half hour.

5- Boston Whaler Montauk

The Boston Whaler Montauk is a 17-foot vessel that accommodates up to six guests (max 1650 pounds). It is known to be easy to pilot, versatile, and roomy.

The driver must be 18 years or over. Guests must wear complimentary life jackets. The price is $45 per half hour.

Would you like to go on a water adventure in Disney World?