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Disney World Yacht Rental, Pontoon Boats, & More | Full Guide

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Curious about how the Disney World Yacht Rental works? Here is everything that you need to know. See the price, location, and even photos of the boats! Check out exactly what to expect from your Walt Disney World yacht rental, pontoon boat renting, as well as canoe and kayak rental experiences in Orlando, Florida. Scroll down for all the exciting details!

Here's How Disney World Yacht Rental & Pontoon Boats Works [Source: Disney World]
Here’s How Disney World Yacht Rental & Pontoon Boats Works [Source: Disney World]

Walt Disney World Yacht Rental & Pontoon Boats

So, you’ve heard about Disney World yacht rental.

Now, you want to know exactly what that means and how to take advantage of it for yourself, your family, and your friends.

I don’t blame you! Disney World is a wonderful experience like no other, and the yacht rental and pontoon boat renting there is just as magical as everything else.

Here is what you need to know about Walt Disney World yacht rentals:

  1. Overview of renting a boat at Walt Disney World
  2. Where to find the yachts and pontoon boats at WDW
  3. How much the Disney World yacht rentals and other boats cost

With all that being said, let’s dive right in.

Or, should I say, let’s set sail!

Diving optional… 😉

What Is the Walt Disney World Yacht Rental Experience Like?

Before you rent a boat at Walt Disney World…

You probably want to know what to expect and exactly what the whole experience on the water will be like beforehand.

Disney World Pontoon and Yacht Rental Boats [Source: Build a Better Mousetrap]
Disney World Pontoon and Yacht Rental Boats [Source: Build a Better Mousetrap]

There are tons of great resources online.

So, here’s some good news: I’ve done the hard work for you!

I’ve scoured the Internet to find the best ones and the most up to date and accurate information available.

This comes from:

  • Walt Disney World
  • Tourists and vacationers
  • Blogs and videos
  • And more!

With all that in mind, here’s what you can expect from a Disney World yacht rentals experience.

What to Expect from Disney World Yacht Rentals

First of all, we should make sure one thing is made clear about what we mean by “yacht” and “boat” rental.

An Example of a Disney World "Yacht" Pontoon Boat [Source: Magical Meg]
An Example of a Disney World Pontoon Boat [Source: Magical Meg]

Disney World yacht rentals are available, but many people actually mean the Disney World pontoon boat rentals, canoe rentals, kayak rentals, and more.

That being said, there is actually a very real Disney World Yacht Rental experience. It’s covered near the end of this article.

So…

What all types of boats are available? Motorized boats, canoes, kayaks, and even guided watercraft are available for guests to spend a little time on the water at Disney World. Of course, there are also Disney yachts, complete with a butler (for a price)!

For the full list of watercraft available, scroll down to that section below, with pricing, locations, and more.

Virtual Boat Rental Experience [VIDEO]

To get a virtual ride along on a Disney World pontoon boat rental…

Just watch Magical Meg’s video below.

It’s super fun and gives you a great idea of exactly what to expect at Walt Disney World when you rent your boat!

Where Can I Find WDW Yacht Rentals?

Here are all of the marina locations at Walt Disney World.

You can rent a boat at any of these spots in WDW.

Click any of these locations to get more information from the official Disney Parks family of websites.

Marina Locations:

Below, you can see all the costs and prices for renting a boat at Disney World.

Locations are included along with many of them there as well, in order to make it easier to find the ones you want to try out the most.

How Much Does the Disney World Yacht Rental Cost?

It’s important to know how much to budget for your seafaring adventures at Disney World.

Boat Rentals at Disney World [Source: Touring Plans]
Boat Rentals at Disney World [Source: Touring Plans]

Here is all the pricing and cost info that you’ll need for your time on the water in and around Walt Disney World Resorts in Orlando, FL.

These prices and descriptions come straight from the official boating websites, provided by Disney World.

Disney World Yacht Rental Cost and Boat Rental Costs

Sea Raycer by Sea Ray® [Source: 1923 Main Street]
Sea Raycer by Sea Ray® [Source: 1923 Main Street]
  • Sea Raycer by Sea Ray®
    • $32 per half-hour
    • Seats up to 2 Guests
    • “Climb aboard and have a blast on these mini-speedboats. Drivers must be at least 12 years of age and at least 5 feet tall. Younger Guests may ride as passengers. Maximum weight: 320 pounds. Parent or guardian signature required for all drivers 12 to 18 years of age.”
Boston Whaler® Montauk [Source: Build a Better Mousetrap]
Boston Whaler® Montauk [Source: Build a Better Mousetrap]
  • Boston Whaler® Montauk
    • $45 per half-hour
    • Seats up to 6 Guests
    • “Chart a course for fun on one of these easy-to-pilot, versatile and roomy boats. Drivers must be at least 18 years of age. Maximum weight: 1,650 pounds. These boats are restricted to the waterway in which they were rented.”
Sun Tracker® Pontoon Boats [Source: Robyn Watson via Walt Disney World for Grownups]
Sun Tracker® Pontoon Boats [Source: Robyn Watson via Walt Disney World for Grownups]
  • Sun Tracker® Pontoon boats
    • $45 per half-hour
    • Seats up to 10 Guests
    • “Smooth and spacious, the perfect choice for larger parties. Drivers must be at least 18 years of age. Maximum weight: 1,900 pounds.”
Canoe Rentals at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground [Source: Fodors Travel Guide]
Canoe and Kayak Rentals at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground [Source: Fodors Travel Guide]
  • Canoe Rentals at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground
    • Price: $13.00 per hour per adult (11+ and up)
    • Rental location: The Bike Barn at the Meadow Recreation Area 
    • Hours: 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM daily 
    • Call the Bike Barn at (407) 824-2932 for more information.
  • Kayak Rentals at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground
    • Price: $13.00 per hour
    • Rental location: The Bike Barn at the Meadow Recreation Area 
    • Hours: 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM daily 
    • Call the Bike Barn at (407) 824-2932 for more information.
Grand 1 Yacht at Disney World [Source: Pop Sugar]
Grand 1 Yacht at Disney World [Source: Pop Sugar]
  • Specialty Cruises
    • Fireworks Cruise
    • Day Cruise Around the World
    • *Grand 1 Yacht*
      • This is the yacht you’ve been waiting for!
      • Check out all the info about this Disney World yacht rental experience here.
      • Pricing – “Rental prices for the Grand 1 start at $399 per hour, plus tax. Pricing may vary based on time of day and is subject to change. Private dining, butler service and other enhancements are available for an additional charge.”
    • Celebrations and Private Dining
    • Click here for more information about Specialty Cruises at Disney World, including the Grand 1 Yacht.

Grand 1 Yacht Virtual Tour at Disney World

Take a virtual tour aboard the Grand 1 Yacht!

This video was recorded at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

Watch the full video below for the complete experience!

I hope this helps as you navigate the waters of trying to decide which boat you want to rent!

Enjoy your Disney World yacht rentals and boat rentals, and let me know how it goes!

Have a magical day!

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