Ready for a fun day on the water your friends and family will never forget? Rent kayaks or paddleboards on a beautiful river or at a Lake Michigan beach! Rentals are available in five Michigan locations, including New Buffalo (Harbor Country), Warren Dunes State Park, St. Joseph / Benton Harbor, and Saugatuck / Douglas. It’s a great way for all ages — kids and families included — to get active, enjoy nature, and explore western Michigan’s best outdoor attractions.
We highly encourage you to book ahead of time to make sure you get the equipment you want at the time you want.
Kayak and paddleboard rentals in five west Michigan river and beach locations, including New Buffalo (Harbor Country), Warren Dunes State Park, St. Joseph / Benton Harbor, and Saugatuck / Douglas.
Hourly kayak and paddleboard rentals in western Michigan. Choose from mellow, winding rivers or gorgeous Lake Michigan beaches and escape with Third Coast Paddling!
Just minutes from downtown St. Joseph and the Benton Harbor Arts District, you can explore beautiful wetlands on a rental kayak or stand-up paddleboard and paddle the Paw Paw River through Harbor Shores, a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course.
Consistently named one of the Midwest’s best beaches, Silver Beach in St. Joseph, Michigan, offers a perfect location to launch a rental kayak or stand-up paddleboard on Lake Michigan and take in sweeping views of our iconic lighthouse.
Discover Michigan's Harbor Country on a rental kayak or stand-up paddleboard as you paddle through the New Buffalo Marsh, a unique Great Lakes marsh that formed along the Galien River just upstream from Lake Michigan.
A visit to the Saugatuck / Douglas area isn’t complete without paddling the Kalamazoo River! Rent a kayak or paddleboard at Wade’s Bayou Park in downtown Douglas, Michigan - the perfect starting point for taking in the beautiful waterfront and natural scenery. Located just outside Saugatuck and 40 minutes from Grand Rapids.
Experience Michigan’s most popular state park in a whole new way – by renting a kayak, paddleboard, or sandboard! Paddling and sandboarding are the perfect way to explore the Warren Dunes State Park's three miles of shoreline and to take in epic views of 260-foot dune formations. Located in Michigan's Harbor Country, just 90 minutes from Chicago.