Check in at the Floating Store at the marina, approximately 3 miles inside the main gate entrance (Newton-Stewart) to Patoka Lake. DNR gate fees apply. Don't forget to get any last minute supplies at Patoka Station before heading into the park. 

Call to reserve your 6 or 4 bedroom houseboat rental. Availability can be seen online. Reserve the houseboats for a whole week to save the most money. Also enjoy big savings in April, May, September & October (see Special Deals).

Call to Reserve
during office hours
(812) 685-2203


All houseboats include:

  • Air Conditioning / Heating
  • Full Kitchen (full size fridge, oven/range, microwave, coffee maker) - fully equipped (dishes, utensils, glasses, skillets, and cookpots)
  • Full Bath (Admiral has 2)
  • DVD player w/monitor
  • Life Jackets
  • Deck Chairs
  • Cooler mounted on front deck
  • Rear Slide
  • AM-FM Radio
  • Marine Radio
  • Gas Grill (no charcoal grills allowed)

Bring your own linens and pillows:

  • Princess: 4 full beds
  • Queen: 4 full beds
  • Admiral: 6 full beds

Bring your own towels:

  • Bath towels
  • Outdoor towels



Houseboats have a 100 gallon water tank, so you may need to return to the dock to have the tank refilled during your stay.

To make reservations you must be at least 21 years old and have a credit card.


PRINCESS / QUEEN (4 state rooms):

3-Day Weekends (Fri 4 pm to Mon 10 am):
$1295 - Summer*
$895 - Off-season

4-Day Weekdays (Mon 4 pm to Fri 10 am):
$1295 - Summer*
$895 - Off-season

7-Day Full Week (Mon 4 pm to Mon 10 am):
$2190 - Summer*
$1595 - Off-season

Admiral (6 state rooms):

3-Day Weekends (Fri 4 pm to Mon 10 am):
$2195 - Summer*
$1695 - Off-season

4-Day Weekdays (Mon 4 pm to Fri 10 am):
$2195 - Summer*
$1695 - Off-season

7-Day Full Week (Mon 4 pm to Mon 10 am):
$3690 - Summer*
$2495 - Off-season

Queen & Princess prices are for up to 8 people. 
Admiral prices are for up to 12 people.
* Summer prices are in effect May 16 through September 9.

Prices subject to change without notice. 
Taxes and fuel not included in prices.

There is a required houseboat deposit of $500.

View reservations info, boat rental terms and conditions, and cancellation policy.

The Princess

  • 14' x 56'
  • Sleeps 8 (4 state rooms with full beds)
  • 2 toilets with 1 shower between them
  • Call for reservations


We love it here and you do a great job keeping the area clean!
— S.L.

The Queen

  • 14' x 54'
  • Sleeps 8 (4 state rooms with full beds)
  • 1 Full bathroom with shower
  • Remodeled inside and out for 2018!
  • Call for reservations


The Admiral

  • 16' x 73'
  • Sleeps 12 (6 state rooms with full beds)
  • 2 Full bathrooms
  • New flooring, beds and furniture
  • Call for reservations



The following are a few rules that we feel everyone should be made aware of:

  1. Boarding the boat will not be permitted until the contract is signed and all fees are paid.
  2. The person who made the reservation must be present for check-in and check-out.
  3. All boats must be in and unloaded before 10 am. There will be a $50 fee and a $35 per hour late charge. Please remember that someone else will be waiting for the boat.
  4. We must be made aware of problems such as dead batteries, etc. when they occur. Patoka Lake Marina will not be responsible for time lost due to mechanical problems or failures.
  5. Check in time for the boat is 4 pm. You have to be loaded on the boat and ready to leave the marina by 6 pm in order to reach a safe cove to tie up for the night. If you are not ready to leave by 6 pm you may have to spend the first night in dock.
  6. Houseboats are not permitted to operate after dark.
  7. There is to be no towing of any kind with the houseboat. This includes but is not limited to fishing boats, jet skis, canoes, etc.
  8. Please do not leave dirty dishes or trash on the boat. Please remove all of your trash at the end of your rental. There is a trash dumpster located in the parking lot of the marina.
  9. For your information:
    • It is illegal to operate a boat while intoxicated.
    • It is illegal to be forward of the handrail while the boat is in operation.
    • It is unsafe to swim near the rear of the houseboat with the generator running.
    • It is unsafe to tie another watercraft up to the generator exhaust side of the houseboat.
  10. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE FUEL THAT YOU CONSUME AND WILL BE CHARGED FOR IT. You are to pay for the fuel upon returning to the dock. At that time the dock personnel will go over a final check list of the boat with you.
  11. You are responsible for the boat. If any damages would occur during your rental, you are financially responsible.
  13. The Cancellation Policy - Please click here to review our Cancellation Policy
  14. Do not allow anyone to dive from the top of the boat or to go beyond the railing on boat tops for any reason.
  16. If you require picking up any additional guests during your outing, please schedule pick up after 11 am and before 4 pm on weekends. The traffic of boats arriving and departing is heavy. Scheduling during the times mentioned (11 am - 4 pm) will allow us to give you our full attention.
  17. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Patoka Lake Marina, Inc., its owners, employees, consultants and agents from any and all third party claims, liability, damages and/or costs (including, but not limited to, attorney fees) arising from your use of the Patoka Lake Marina, Inc. Product and Services, your violation of terms of Services, your infringement, or infringement by any other user of your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. You agree to immediately notify Patoka Lake Marina, Inc. of any unauthorized use of your account.