The Osthoff Resort offers the finest lakeshore setting in southeastern Wisconsin with 500 ft. of sand beach on beautiful Elkhart Lake. Formed by retreating glaciers, Elkhart Lake has a natural sand bottom that keeps our water clear year-round. Our lakefront features picnic areas complete with watersports, grills, bonfire area, a playground, volleyball courts and a concession stand.

Osthoff Lake Deck

Serving traditional fun food, refreshments and specialty drinks Memorial Day thru Labor Day on our 500-foot beachfront. Live entertainment on the weekends.


Experience Elkhart Lake on an Osthoff water craft.
  1 hour 2 hours Add'l Hr
21' Pontoon
Accommodates 10 people.
$90 $150 $50
Fishing Boat
With outboard motor. Accommodates 3 people
$30 $45 $15
Fishing Boat
With oars
$10 $15 $5
$30 $50 $20
$15 $25 $10
2 person Hydro-Bike
$20 $35 $15
Sea Cycle
$20 $35 $15
Aqua Cycle
$30 $50 $20
$20 $35 $15
$15 $25 $10
Two-Person Kayaks $20 $35 $15
Paddle Boats
$20 $35 $15
Paddle Boards
$25 $40 $15
Only electric and manpowered watercraft are permitted on Elkhart Lake on Sundays, June 12 - September 11.
21' pontoon is available for maximum one-hour rental on Sunday with alternative electric power and must be captained by Osthoff Watersport Representative.

Open to the public daily, Memorial Day - Labor Day, 8am - 8pm.


If you'd like to enjoy a panoramic tour of Elkhart Lake by water, The Osthoff Resort offers two cruises Monday through Saturday, Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Coffee Cruise
$15 per person, per occupied seat
Coffee & juice included
Overview of local geology and history
9:00-10:00 a.m.
Reservations by 6:00 pm the prior day

Evening Cruise
$14 per person, per occupied seat
Overview of local geology and history
6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
7:30 - 8:30 p.m., additional cruise in July & August; Monday - Saturday only.
Reservations by 4:00 pm the same day


Join us for a complimentary beachfront bonfire every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evening,
7-9pm, Memorial Day through Labor Day. Enjoy singing traditional campfire songs and making s'mores!

For more information on listed activities, contact the concierge at ext. 862.
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