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COME ENJOY AN AFFORDABLE LUXURY BOAT RENTAL EXPERIENCE ON LAKE MICHIGAN (PLAY PEN / THE CHICAGO RIVER) THE EXPERIENCE: This is a 32' Maxum SCR that can comfortably accommodate up to 12 guests. Perfect for bachelor[ette] parties, birthdays, fireworks, corporate events, and other celebrations! AMENITIES: The smoke-free vessel features three entertainment zones (rear deck, bow, and cabin) for guests to enjoy. The bow of the boat is perfect for your Instagram and TikTok moments. Additional amenities include a top of the line sound system that you can control via Bluetooth, Aux, or USB. There are several exterior and interior lounge areas, wet bar, dining area, living room, and bathroom. We also offer a complimentary cooler for additional beverage storage. RATES [please note the harbor (boating) season is from May 1 - Oct 31 each year] MAY - OCTOBER Pricing: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Flat Rate of $250 / hr** ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ **Longer rentals available upon request. Please inquire for holiday/special events pricing and special requests, including Memorial Day, Air & Water Show, Boat Scene, 4th of July, BLVCKSCENE, Labor Day, Birthdays, Engagement Parties, Fireworks, etc.** Rates listed above are for boat rental only. The Captain fee is a separate transaction between you (the renter) and the Captain. Upon booking we will provide you a list of approved United States Cost Guard (USCG) captains for hire. Captains usually charge $125 per hour, plus gratuity. Fuel and clean-up are NOT included in the hourly rate; however, it will be added to your booking at a $150 flat fee. After booking your charter, our team will provide you with directions, safety information, and a list of approved captains available for hire for your charter. We are happy to answer any and all questions via GetMyBoat's messaging platform. Just press, “Send a Booking Inquiry” and send us a written message for a custom offer. You could be anywhere in the world but you're here with us! We can't wait to host you!!!
Bad Beaches Only is the ONLY way to go on Lake Michigan! My group of 12 enjoyed a sunset cruise with incredible views of the skyline and an up-close view of the fireworks. The Bad Beaches (as I like to call them) communicated really well with me prior to our trip. I'm not from Chicago, so they helped me choose our destination on the water and share what we wanted to see with Captain Phil (who was also amazing). The boat itself was really nice. We kept our things safe and dry in the cabin and we all fit comfortably in the seating available, since we didn't get in the water because it was nighttime. Thanks to the Bad Beaches Only team, we had a memorable experience on the water. Many people in my group said our cruise was their favorite thing we did on our trip! 12/10 would recommend Bad Beaches Only!
Honestly this is the only boat I ever need to rent. It’s clean, spacious, reasonable and the owner’s are top notch! They make the entire process easy from start to finish. You even get to use their floating lily pad for free. We had a great day on the water and can’t wait to rent from them again. They’ve got a regular customer in me!
Top notch customer service and experience. The boat was clean and well maintained. The captain was was friendly and knowledgeable, and I felt like I was in great hands. I was my first time being on a boat in a very long time and I would book again and refer my friends and family
This boat was awesome we had a great time the owners are so cool and we got an awesome captain. Thanks guys!
We had a great time on bad beaches only. The team was super nice and helped us load and unload in the rain!
You’ll get directions to the departure location when you make a booking.
50% refund up to 5 days prior.
A fuel and clean-up fee of $200 total will be added to all Bookings.