Alma Marina

PHONE: 608-685-3333EMAIL • 125 BEACH HARBOR ROAD • ALMA, WI 54610

 

Weekly Rentals

 Rental Conditions
  • Houseboat rentals are rented by the 4-day midweek (Monday – Thursday) the 3-day weekend (Friday – Sunday) or by the 7-day weekly (Monday – Sunday or Friday – Thursday).
  • Boarding times are pre-scheduled times between 9 and 11 AM.  Boats must be back by 3:00 PM on the final day.
  • Security/damage deposit:  Is fully refundable at the end of your vacation (within 5-7 business days) less any damages caused by the Lessee.  The deposit will be used as a deductible for any damages.  Insurance  (if accepted) will cover all other physical damage costs incurred by Lessor.

Houseboat Rental Deposit Amounts:

Mid-Week

Weekends

Full Week

Delite

$800.00

$800.00

$1,300.00

Serenity

$800.00

$800.00

$1,300.00

Therapy

$800.00

$800.00

$1,300.00

Wanderer

$500.00

$500.00

$1,000.00

Days Away

$500.00

$500.00

$1,000.00

 

  • Refunds will not be made on houseboat rentals returned early or for late departures.
  • Prior to departure, a lease agreement must be signed and dated. 30 days in advance the rental fee needs to be paid in full subject to a 5.5% state tax.
  • Renters are responsible for fuel upon return.
  • Pets are welcome on some of our houseboats, however prior approval must be obtained and a $100 per animal fee will be charged.
  • Must be 25 years of age to rent or operate boats.
  • Any damage caused by your operation of the boat is your responsibility.
  • Alma Marina/Great River Houseboats is not responsiblefor any damages while the boat is in your possession.

 

In case of emergency while on the river:

  • Call 911 from your cell phone.
  • If another boat or property is damaged, make arrangements with the property owner to cover any damages.
  • Call the marina to fill out an incident report.
  • Insurance taken out prior to your departure covers only physical damage to the boat
  • Insurance is available at a rate of $35 per day.  You may choose to waive the insurance and instead submit an additional damage/security deposit prior to departure of $500 for all the houseboats.
  • To avoid any misunderstandings concerning breakdowns, accidents, inclement weather, or loss of cruising time we check all mechanical equipment prior to your departure in our houseboat rentals. You need not accept your boat until you are satisfied with your boat and equipment. However, once upon the river, you alone are responsible for its operation. Under these circumstances, we cannot be responsible for any loss of cruising time due to mechanical failure, weather, illness, accident etc.
  • A cleaning fee may apply to boats returned without being cleaned prior to drop off.
    • Wash all dishes and put away.
    • Vacuum only the inside of the houseboat.
    • Put dirty linens in the front of the boat to be picked up by marina personnel.  Leave blankets, comforters, mattress pads and pillows on the beds.
    • Clean the bathrooms.
    • Have all personal items packed and ready to unload from the boat.

 

Cancellation Policy:

  • If you must cancel, notify us in writing.
  • If you cancel greater than 45 days from your boarding date, your deposit will be refunded minus a 10% service charge.
  • If you cancel less than 45 days from your boarding date, your deposit will be refunded minus a 25% service charge.
  • Cancellations less than  30 days prior to departure are subject to forfeiture of your entire deposit.
  • Once payment is made there are no refunds.
  • Any rescheduling will be subject to the same cancellation policies.
  • We regret that we cannot make exceptions for personal emergencies as a cause for cancellations.
  • Balance is due 30 days prior to trip in the form of a personal check or money order.