A Saugatuck summer vacation is not complete without time spent on the water. There are plenty of ways to make the most of our town’s waterways, whether you’re swimming, fishing, or just sunbathing on the beach. If you’re looking to get on the water, consider renting a watercraft at one of these establishments. Experience our waterscape on pontoon boats, jet skis, kayaks, sailboats and more. These are the spots to go for boat rentals in Saugatuck, Michigan.
Best spots for boat rentals in Saugatuck
Pontoon boat and jet ski rental
Enjoy the scenery of Saugatuck while you glide down the Kalamazoo River in a luxury pontoon boat. Makin’ Waves rents 20′ Bentley Cruisers from years 2013-2016, as well as a selection of jet skis.
Pontoon boat and kayak rental
Big Lake Outfitters offers 18′ and 24′ pontoon boats equipped with wrap-around cushioned seats and small tables. Cruise the Kalamazoo River and then anchor up at “Old Harbor” to relax, picnic, and let the kids swim. Big Lake also offers a selection of kayaks to rent, for another great on-the-water experience.
Jet age runabout boat rentals
Step back in time and get on the water in style with a slick boat rental from Retro Boat Rentals. Select one from a fleet of impeccably maintained, classic boats to cruise the Kalamazoo River in. Retro Boat Rentals now offers adult beverages to bring on the boats, as well.
Donut-shaped easy-to-drive boat rentals
If you aren’t an experienced boater, Donut Boat Rentals are a great option. The unique design of this small boat enables up to 10 people to sit comfortably around a table in the center. Cruise Saugatuck waterways with the ease of driving a golf cart in a Donut Boat Rental.
Captained yacht charter for large parties and special occasions
Experience the waters of Saugatuck on a 55′ Chris Craft Roamer called “BOAT.” Captained by Mike and Sue Compagner, this yacht is available to charter for special occasions like weddings.
Captained sailboat charter
If you’ve ever dreamt of sailing but have never had the opportunity, Sweetwater Sailing could be your chance. This captained sailboat charter takes place aboard “Drifter,” a Nonsuch 324. Your captain is Captain Mort, who has a U.S. Coast Guard Master License and has cruised the Great Lakes for over 30 years.