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 watercraft.
  1 hour Add'l Hr
$20 $15
Two-person Hydro-Bike $30 $20
Sea Cycle $30 $20
Aqua Cycle
$30 $20
$15 $10
Two-Person Kayaks
$20 $15
Paddle Boats
$20 $15
Stand-Up Paddle Board
$25 $15
$20 $15
Sail Boat
$40 $30
Fishing Boat w/oars $15 $10
Fishing Boat w/motor
$35 $20
Pedal Pontoon
Accommodates 8 people.
$40 $30
21' Pontoon
Accommodates 10 people.
$95 $60
25' Pontoon
Accommodates 15 people.
$130 $90
Only electric and manpowered watercraft are permitted on Elkhart Lake on Sundays, June 10 - September 9.
All rentals must be returned 5 min prior to end of scheduled rental time.

Open seasonally to the public daily, 8 am - 6 pm.
Pontoon Drivers are available for $20/hour. *Note: Drivers count as one passenger.


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 - 7 p.m.
7 - 8 p.m., additional cruise in July & August.
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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