How can I rent a boat or go on a gondola ride?
Row boat rentals and private gondola rides are available from Loeb Boathouse, located on the East Side between 74th and 75th Streets. For complete details on schedule and fees check out:
Weather permitting--from April through November, a fleet of 100 rowboats are available for rent from 10am - 6:00pm.
Boats are $15 per hour (cash only), $3.00 for each additional 15 minutes with a $20 cash deposit. Each boat holds up to 4 people. The Loeb Boathouse will provide life jackets. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
Weather permitting, classic Venetian gondola tours are available on the lake with host Andres Garcia. The Gondola holds up to 6 people and can be reserved at $30 per half hour. You can make reservations at this number(212) 517-2233. More information can be found at the following link: http://www.centralpark.com/guide/sports/boating.html