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Northwest Michigan Boat Rentals

Boats For Rent in Northwest MichiganExcellent options for renting boats in northwest Michigan are available at boat dealers, rental centers, outdoor stores, and boat rental agent locations. These resources offer a wide variety of watercraft for rent. Find pontoon boats, fishing boats, family boats, canoes and kayaks, plus deck, ski and speed boats for rent in northern and western Michigan.

Boat rentals in northwest MI

Listed below find boat rental dealers and other resources offering boats for rent for use on Burt Lake, Crystal Lake, Elk Lake, Hamlin Lake, Torch Lake, Ford River, Manistee River and other waterways in Michigan. Rental locations are listed nearby cities and attractions. Cities listed include Marquette, Newberry, Traverse City, Big Rapids and Cadillac. Contact these boat rental agents to see if they have the ideal boat to rent.

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Northwest Resources

Big Rapids





Cleary Boat and Motor CO
130 West Baraga Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
906 226-6312

Bingham Boat Works Limited
Po Box 58
Marquette, MI 49855
906 225-0050



Traverse City

Atlantis Custom Boat Canvas
3066 M 37 South
Traverse City, MI 49684
231 943-8988

Boat Transit & Storage Services
13240 South West Bay Shore Drive
Traverse City, MI 49684
231 946-6060

Bayshore Boating & Fishing Outfitters
13240 South West Bay Shore Drive
Traverse City, MI 49684
231 941-5420

Burt Lake


Crystal Lake


Elk Lake


Hamlin Lake


Torch Lake


Ford River


Manistee River


Otsego Lake State Park


Petoskey State Park


Young State Park



Northwest MI boat rental

Locate boat rental dealers and other boat rental locations within or nearby cities and attractions in northern and western sectors of Michigan.

If you are looking for a specific type boat for rent, chances are one of these dealers can assist you. Boats offered for rent typically include canoes, family boats, pontoon boats, fishing boats, inflatables, jon boats, ski boats, aluminum boats, electric boats, jet skis and others. Some boats offered are confined to specific lakes while others are available for travel to other bodies of water.

Northwest MI boating

To enhance your boat renting experience, click here to locate resources for safety gear, water toys and boating accessories in northwest Michigan.

Find the ideal rental boat to fit your specific boating needs. Having the right boat can greatly enhance your experience on the water as well as impact safety issues.

Find boat rentals at marinas

Some marinas offer boat rentals for use on the lake where the marina resides. Check with Harbor Village Marina, Menominee Marina or Terry's Marina for information on local boat rental options.

Pontoon boats are ideal for large groups or when taking small children boating. Most often they have a safety railing and a canvas or metal top to reduce the amount of sun rays absorbed by passengers.

Runabouts are great for families and small groups to go sight seeing and cruising the lakes.

Ski boats and speed boats are well suited for of three to five who enjoy water sports such as water skiing and wave boarding.

Aluminum boat rentals are best suited for parties of one to four planning to travel short to mid-range distances.

Bass boats are designed for two passengers and are ideal for most fresh-water fishing, and some inshore fishing.

Lake boat rental...find a boat to rent and take the family and friends out on the water for a day of making memories. Before boating, become familiar with local boating laws and regulations.

Check with your insurance agent to be certain you are covered while boating in a rental boat.

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