Watercraft Rentals

Boater Safety Certificate/Boating License

Visitors who do not have a boating safety certificate or boating license will have to watch our 18-minute Safety video.


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Willow Beach offers daily and hourly rentals of fishing and deck boats, all of which are docked in the water within the marina. Choose from four different models to fit your day’s agenda for fishing and other recreational activities.

You can reserve your boat rental online by clicking below:  All rentals are a 2 hour minimum.  Animals and humans of ALL AGES count when determining the size of vessel you need. Each boat has a U.S. Coast guard wight capacity in conjunction with passenger count.

Boat Rental

Experience the river’s perfection

Download our rates sheet below:

Rates Sheet

* Due to COVID-19 Daily rentals are for 7 hours March through October and 7 hours November through February.
Advance reservations are only allowed for daily rentals, hourly rentals are allowed on a walk-in basis upon availability, first come first serve.

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Motorized Vessel Use Restrictions: Willow Beach to Hoover Dam

The canyon from Willow Beach to Hoover Dam is managed as a primitive zone where visitors can experience a variety of recreational opportunities in a natural setting.

  • Year-round: Sundays & Mondays:
    PWCs and vessels with motors are prohibited.
  • Memorial Day – Labor Day: Tuesdays – Saturdays:
    There are no horsepower restrictions. PWCs are allowed.
  • Labor Day – Memorial Day: Tuesdays – Saturdays:
    PWCs are prohibited. Only boats with with 65-horsepower engines or less are permitted.

Houseboating, waterskiing, and wakeboarding are prohibited for safety reasons because of the narrow canyon environment.


Rental Policies

Rental office hours vary throughout the year. Please see below for earliest pickup and latest return time options.

Pickup Times (All times listed are AZ time)
Tuesday after Labor Day – October 31st Earliest 8:00 a.m. Latest 12:00 p.m.
Friday of Memorial Day Weekend – Labor Day Earliest 8:00 a.m. Latest 12:00 p.m.
November 1st – End of February Earliest 8:00 a.m. Latest 12:00 p.m.
Return Times
March 1st – October 31st 3:00 p.m.
November 1st – Last Day of February 3:00 p.m.

All rentals subject to weather conditions. 2 hour minimum on all rentals. Prices do not include fuel, oil or sales tax. Renters must be 21 years of age or older and present a valid automobile driver’s license.

Optional Damage Waiver is available for $10.00 per day. Rates are subject to National Park Service approval and may change without notice.