Pontoon Rentals

If a lazy day on Dale Hollow Lake is just what you need, you’ll want to rent one of our standard or double-decker pontoons.

We have two standard pontoons that accommodate up to eight passengers. These rent for $250 +tax per day for a 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. excursion.

There are three double-decker pontoons with slides with room for as many as 12 passengers. They’re $350 +tax per day and can be enjoyed between 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. If you rent a pontoon along with your houseboat rental, you’ll be able to return the pontoon at the same time as the houseboat, which is at 9 a.m. on the last day of the houseboat’s rental.

For your safety, we provide adult life jackets, a fire extinguisher, a safety whistle and flotation throw pillows. You’ll need to bring your own cooler, children’s life jacket, grill, radio, etc. Sorry, we don’t allow pets on our pontoons or anywhere on the marina grounds.

Below you’ll find some helpful articles about safely enjoying the lake as well as the boater safety license regulations.

To Lease a Pontoon:

  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Must have a current State of Tennessee Boating Safety License.
  • Out-of-state guests must have proof that they are properly licensed to operate a boat in their home state.
  • No pets allowed on the pontoon or anywhere on the marina property
  • A deposit is charged at the time of the reservation. Deposits are non-refundable and are applied to the balance due for the rental.
  • A separate damage deposit is required for all pontoon rentals but will only be charged should you return the pontoon with damages.
  • Minimum rental time is one day for any pontoon.
  • Pontoons are rented with a full tank of gas and must be returned with a full tank of gas.
  • Gas for the pontoon is sold at our marina.
  • No tubing or pulling from the back of a watercraft is allowed.

Pick Up

8:30 a.m.


5 p.m. unless rented with a houseboat

Pontoons are outfitted with:

Adult Life Jackets

Flotation Throw Cushions

Fire Extinguisher

Safety Whistle


Pontoons DO NOT include:





Children’s Life Jackets

Reservation Form

Reserving your pontoon is a two-part process.

1. Fill out the form below. After you submit the completed form with your requested dates, a staff member from Dale Hollow Marinas will contact you by phone to discuss your pontoon reservation. Please double check to endure that your contact information is correct. Simply completing and submitting this Reservation & Information form does not constitute a completed reservation. 

2. Secure your rental. At the time of the phone call, we will take your deposit. We have found this process removes any confusion during online booking and gives you a chance to talk with a real person about your rental. Your reservation will be confirmed at that time.

3. Phone contact. If you have not heard from us within 24 hours of completing the form below, please call our reservations desk at 931-243-2211.

We look forward to your visit.

Reservation or Information Request Form

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