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Wingra Boats

824 Knickerbocker St, Madison, WI 53711-1970
+1 608-233-5332
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I LOVE Wingra Boats!

This is one of my favorite summer places to hang out. I love to paddle here as it is a smaller... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christine M
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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Great Outdoor Activity in the Middle of Madison

My wife and I rented a kayak and a SUP for an hour and had a great time. The staff was very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
xcountry827
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Up-North Beauty in downtown Madison. Surrounded by nature this quiet lake is a mecca for paddling and the perfect place for the whole family to SUP, kayak, canoe, row, or paddle boat. Fish, paddle and play! Wingra Lake is a motor-free lake that is surrounded by the UW Arboretum. Wingra Boats makes getting out on the water with friends, family or by yourself easy and fun.
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1 week ago
“I LOVE Wingra Boats!”
1 week ago
“Great Outdoor Activity in the Middle of Madison”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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824 Knickerbocker St, Madison, WI 53711-1970
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+1 608-233-5332
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favorite summer places to hang out. I love to paddle here as it is a smaller no-wake lake. Wingra Boats rents a variety of boats and SUPs. The staff are friendly and helpful. I can easily enjoy an hour paddle...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I rented a kayak and a SUP for an hour and had a great time. The staff was very helpful in paddle selection and in getting us onto and off of the water. I plan on going back the next time we...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Lake Wingra is one of many stunning bodies of water in and around Madison and, as a wake-free lake (no motorboats) it's the best one to experience via stand up paddleboard (SUP), kayak, or canoe. Wingra Boats features all the above for rent by the...More

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Wingraboats, General Manager at Wingra Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thanks Laurence for your wonderful review on Wingra Boats. We are so glad that your family had a good time exploring Lake Wingra Boats. We hope that you all can come back to visit again!

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Reviewed 15 July 2017

With plenty of boat options, stand up paddle boards, and reasonable prices, this place is certainly worth checking out. Go earlier in the morning to avoid the crowds. This is what we did and because the lake was so quiet we were able to quietly...More

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Wingraboats, General Manager at Wingra Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2017

Thank you for paddling with us! We are so glad you had a good experience, and got to enjoy the lake in the early morning before the crowds. We appreciate your nice review.

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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Paddle boarding and kayaking was awesome on lake wingra. Lake just big enough to get away, but small enough to keep shore in sight at all times. Staff super friendly, prices very reasonable.

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Reviewed 9 September 2016

The Brittingham Boat location is at 701 W. Brittingham Place, Madison, WI 53715. It's on Monona Bay, and provides easy water access to Lake Monona. There's a "beach house" with restrooms/changing area, as well as lockers available, and a small cafe area on the side...More

Thank sellbuy1234567
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

This is a nice small lake to paddle around. You feel removed from the city a bit as it's surrounded by trees and a small college. Easy paddling, but lots of weeds late in the season. Spent about 2 hours going around the whole lake....More

Thank licorice42
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We 6 people went together and rented 3 Tandem Kayaks and stayed 2 hours on the lake. Total 26$ for each kayak. Some places there are many sea weeds I don't feel it's a good place for swimming but for boating is absolutely fine. We...More

Thank Sunny W
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

We rented paddleboats from Wingra's location in Brittingham Park. The staff were helpful and got us on the water quickly. They have tons of life jackets, paddles, etc. and are ready to accommodate a lot of people. We rented 3 paddleboats for our group of...More

Thank Karen W
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

Enjoyed an awesome afternoon SUP on Lake Monona. The staff are incredibly sweet and helpful. The locker rental was key since I needed somewhere to store my smartphone. The location is perfect - just two small bridges to paddle under and you're right in the...More

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16$ for first hour and 10$ for added hour
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