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Private Charters

Vessel Choice:   River Tyme – De Pere  OR  River Tyme Too – Appleton

We have 2 vessels and 2 locations to choose from! River Tyme in De Pere and River Tyme Too in Appleton! Details are below – choices, choices, choices ……

Imagine having the entire boat to yourself! We make that possible, and even easy! See below for details and call us for availability! We want nothing more than to get you and yours out on the river!

River Tyme – De Pere

Built:   1953
Fully Restored & Updated:   2016 & a bit every year for the rest of time
Number of Decks:  2
Total Passengers:   49
Restroom:   Yes
Full Bar:   Yes, & a bartender who knows what to do with the stuff
Crew:   4, soon to be your new friends
Home Dock:   De Pere, next to the lock and Ennis Inn & Pub
Catering: Yes, Plated, Buffet, or Box Meals for additional charge
Music: Pandora, DJ or Live Music (2 musicians fit comfortably)
Seating: Interior has tables & chairs, Exterior has benches. Plated dinners are most comfortable for up to 35 people. We are able to do 49, but seating will be tight.
Accessible: Yes, including restroom
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Routes:   Upstream or Downstream from our home dock. The Upstream route is scenic with natural shorelines and very nice homes. The Downstream is scenic with industry and businesses against the water, and gives opportunity to go thru the lock and stop at times. Either way, see the Fox River and the cities and towns along her shore like you haven’t seen them before.

Extras:
What extra details do we cover in a Private Charter? What makes it different than a Public or Group Tour? So happy you asked!

  1. Choice of Docking Location and Route
  2. Choice of Date and Time
  3. Choice of Bar Stock – make sure everyone in your party has their favorite drink – Our Regular Menu
  4. Choice of Caterer (fee for food)
  5. Crew will greet guests at the parking lot
  6. Ability to decorate the vessel
  7. Option for corporate or personal signage to be hung on the boat (fee for sign production)
  8. Option for personalized glasses, can koozies, etc. (fee for production) 
  9. Option for live music (fee for musician) 

Pricing:
May & October
Because we really can’t predict the weather, and we don’t know if you will have a fabulous time in a sweater or be having a fabulous time inside with 3 blankets wrapped around your shoulders; we lower the price and offer a shorter option.
$1150 – 1.5 hours
$1350 – 2 hours

June – September
Because we can pretend that we know the weather will be spot on beautiful for each and every booking. Though, we do have a special “in” with Mother Nature herself!
$1300 – 1.5 hours
$1500 – 2 Hours

After the first 2 hours, each additional hour is $400
Lock fee for going through De Pere or Little Rapids – $150  

Non-Profit Rate: Thank you for the work that you do to better our communities! 10% off the regular cruise price. 

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River Tyme Too – Appleton

Fully Restored & Updated:   2017/2018 
Number of Decks:   1, but with no walls, all windows
Total Passengers: 34
Restroom:   No, but in an emergency we will stop anywhere we need to
Beverages:   Beer, Soda, Water for additional charge
Crew:   2
Home Dock:   Appleton at RiverHeath, below the College Avenue Bridge
Catering:   Yes, Boxed Meals for additional charge, may bring on own food
Music:   Pandora, the birds, the wind, the Captain singing from time to time
Seating:   Benches with cushions – think of us like a large, covered pontoon – quite casual
Accessible:   No, we are not wheelchair accessible
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Routes:   Upstream or Downstream from our home dock. Downstream is scenic with natural shorelines and nice homes. Upstream is a backdoor look at Appleton, and includes 4 lift locks to get us around the rapids. From time to time, we will travel to Little Chute and go thru the Cedars Lock. See this nice stretch of the Fox River, with all of its varied landscapes. Additional charges apply for boarding locations other than our home dock.

Extras:
What extra details do we cover in a Private Charter? What makes it different than a Public or Group Tour? So happy you asked!

  1. Choice of Docking Location and Route
  2. Choice of Date and Time
  3. Choice of Beverage Stock – (limitations apply) – Our regular menu – see page 2
  4. Ability to bring food on the vessel
  5. Crew will greet guests at the parking lot
  6. Ability to decorate the vessel
  7. Option for personalized can koozies, etc. (fee for production) 
  8. Option for live music (fee for musician) 

Pricing:
May & October
Because we really can’t predict the weather, and we don’t know if you will have a fabulous time in a sweater or be having a fabulous time in your winter coat and hat! So, we lower the price and offer a shorter option.
$525 – 1.5 hours
$725 – 2 hours

June – September
Because we can pretend that we know the weather will be spot on beautiful for each and every booking. Though, we do have a special “in” with Mother Nature herself!
$600 – 1.5 hours
$800 – 2 hours

After the first 2 hours, each additional hour is $200
Lock fee for going through Cedars or Appleton Locks 1-4 – $150

Non-Profit Rate: Thank you for the work that you do to better our communities! 10% off the regular cruise price. 

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Whether you choose River Tyme or River Tyme Too for family reunions, corporate parties, client courtships, weddings, receptions …. we are here for you and your intimate gathering. We will work with you to make reality whatever floats your boat. Anything you can do on land, you can do much better on the water. We know this not only because you will be on the water, but because we promise to go that extra mile to exceed your expectations at each bend.

Here are some particulars that should be easy for you to print off for both River Tyme and River Tyme Too:

2020 Private Charter Info

FRT Catering Options – 2020

FRT Bar Offerings – 2020

 

Call us at 920-422-6300 to ask questions or book the entire boat for your pleasure! We are waiting by the phone!

Additional services may be purchased to fully customize your experience.

 
Cancellation Policy for Private Charters:
We request cancellations for private charters be made at least 30 days prior to your scheduled cruise date. Reservation deposits will be refunded or applied toward a future reservation, whichever floats your boat; however, the customer is responsible for any expenses that have already been incurred for event planners, catering, entertainment, and related services. Cancellations 2 weeks or less prior to cruise date will forfeit the down payment. Please call if you have questions or concerns, and we’d be happy to work with you.