Get on board a boat rental and discover the best sightseeing spots while enjoying the beauty of Lake Michigan. Fuel included.
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- 9 Hours
Enjoy Fun Water Activities in Lake Michigan
Imagine a day of boating and fun in the water on Lake Michigan! Make it a reality with our great boat rentals. With seating for 8 – 12 people, the Rinker is the perfect vessel for making memories with your family and friends.
Make your day on the water your own! Explore the beautiful shoreline of Lake Michigan, enjoy water sports such as tubing and skiing, or just hop off the boat for a swim! See the beautiful sand dunes and wildlife from the water.
Boat safety training is included with your rental. You are required to watch a short safety video. Our staff provide an orientation of the vessel before you head out on your rental.
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- Life jackets included
- Water skis $25
- Tubes $20 – $60
- Wakeboards $30
Please check our most common frequently asked questions.
Q. If I book watercraft and the weather is bad, do I get my deposit back?
A. If the weather is unsafe (ie. thunderstorms, high waves) we can either reschedule your appointment if possible or you will be issued a refund.
Q. Can one person show up to rent watercraft and then take it to others at the beach?
A. No. All people in the rental party at least 18 years old must be present to sign a waiver as well as the parent or legal guardian of ALL minors under 18.
Q. Is there a security deposit that I’m required to pay?
A. Yes, we do take a $2500 security deposit for the boat and $1500 security deposit for jet skis. This is a pre-authorization of a credit card which will be held until the vessel is returned without damage, excepting normal wear and tear. We don’t process the card, only an imprint is taken.
Q. How far can we take the watercraft?
A. You are allowed to venture within approximately an 8 mile radius, ie. Michigan City to the west and Lakeside to the east.
Q. Can I rent a tube, water skis, or a wakeboard with the boat?
A. Yes, tubes are $20-$60, skis are $25, and the wakeboard is $30. This can be arranged at the time of pick-up.
Q. Are tubes or skis allowed with the jet ski rentals?
A. No, due to safety concerns, there is no towing allowed with jet ski rentals.