Day Trips

Day trip guests will get on a shuttle bus and go up river to the starting point.

For kayakers and canoers, starting points are the VFW in Prairie du Sac, just below the Prairie du Sac Dam (12 miles) or the Sauk Prairie Canoe Launch (6.5 miles) and will paddle back to Bluff View Landing. Shuttle times to starting points are 8:00 am, 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:00 pm or 1:00 pm.

Those renting tubes will start at the Sauk Prairie Canoe Launch (6.5 miles) and will float back to Bluff View Landing. Shuttle times to the starting point are 8:00 am, 9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 am or 12:00 pm.

(The quantity entered below is related to the equipment you intend on renting, not the number of guests)

Equipment rental from

$25.00-$60.00 per day

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Check in and Arrive 15 minutes prior to your shuttle time at Bluffview Canoe Rental, E10032 Huerth Road, Sauk City, Wisconsin 53583. You will check in and get on a shuttle bus with desired equipment to proceed to starting point!

FOR LARGE GROUPS you may drop some of your people at the starting location prior to your trip. (This helps to minimize the confusion at the office). GROUP DRIVERS THEN drive to Bluffview Canoe Rental for shuttle to starting point.

Sandbars are for stops along your trip for a picnic, swimming, fishing, camping. Bluffview Canoe Rental will be the end of your trip, which is on the right side of the river just after the Bluff.


VFW Prairie du Sac to Bluffview - 12 miles, 4.5 hrs
Canoe launch Sauk City to Bluffview - 6 miles, 2.5 hrs paddle
Canoe launch Sauk City by tube float to Bluffview - 6 miles, 4.5 hrs float

Additional information


Discovery 169, 17" long, width 37"rated 1400#s, Osaigen Aluminum 17' long, width 35.8" rated 900#, Viper Kayak 10.4' Long, 37.75 width rated 300#, Perception Tandem 13.5' long, width 34" width rated 550#, Tubes

Rental information

Cancellation Policy

All reservation cancellations must be made 7 days prior to your trip date, 10.% administration fee will be deducted. All reservation Cancellations made within 7 days of your scheduled trip will be issued a rental credit to be used within the same paddling season. A no show or no call for cancellation will subject to no refund.

Reservation Policy

All Reservations must be paid 100% online at the time of reservation with Bender's Bluff View Canoe Rentals.

Please review all FAQ's to ensure you understand all requirements prior to booking. If you have any questions, please call (608) 544-2906 or