Hello welcome to Put-in-Bay Watercraft Rentals Reservation Center 2017!

Since 1992, we have been located on the dock of the South Bass Island State Park, 1523 Catawba Avenue on South Bass Island in Put-in-Bay, Ohio 43456.

We are open Memorial Day through Labor Day, 10am-6pm daily, weather permitting. We offer rentals for single and tandem kayaks, single and tandem Waverunners, Power Boats for 1-5 passengers (weight limits apply), and Sightseeing tours by a licensed captain.

Don’t let your vacation end at the shore, be your own captain of the Great Lakes!

Discounts apply automatically in your shopping cart. The longer you rent the bigger the discount!

Weekday morning reservations for Waverunners and Power Boats also have automatic discounts until 12pm noon!

TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR PUT-IN-BAY WATERCRAFT RENTALS

Please take into account your travel plans. We will hold your time slot and turn away other customers. If you don’t arrive, arrive late or don’t qualify to operate, there are no refunds. Please don’t assume we are closed because of weather conditions some place else. Reservation times are for the actual riding time. Any studying and testing must be completed before your reserved time slot, so get here early enough to meet your particular requirements! Everyone except our Sightseeing Tours will stay in our very large Designated Riding Area under the watchful eyes of our staff. Reservations must be made at least a week prior to the day of your arrival.Weekend reservations are the same price as weekdays, but there is a small fee for the weekends of Fourth of July, Christmas in July and Labor Day.

1. Sightseeing Tour Reservations- Please show up 10 minutes before your departure time.

2. Kayaks- Reservations are from 10am-12pm only.

3. Waverunners and Power Boats- You can make a reservation for Monday-Friday all day, and Saturday-Sunday 10am-12pm  only. Weekend afternoons are first-come, first-serve only.

If you were born before 1-1-1982, you must show up one half hour early for safety equipment and orientation.

If you were born on or after 1-1-1982, you must EITHER possess an Ohio Boaters Safety Card, OR take a 10-question exam when you get here (15-minute Study Guide provided).  Allow one hour for studying, testing, and safety orientation. If you are late or don’t pass, please realize we have turned away other customers' reservations for your time slot and there will be no refunds. We suggest you get your Ohio Boaters Safety card at the link provided here to avoid any time delays or possibly not passing the test here. https://www.boat-ed.com/ohio/

4. Safety Orientation- It has everything you will need and takes about 5 minutes.

5. Safety Equipment- everything you need will be provided at no charge.

6. Under the influence, even a little? We have an absolute zero tolerance.

7. Passengers- There’s no test, but inquire first about child passengers.

8. Weight Limits- Weight limits and passenger limits are on the product pages.

9. Deposit- A $50 deposit is required for each Waverunner and Power Boat and will be forfeited if Safety Rules are broken.

10. 300’ Rule- The minimum distance from anything else while on the water (other watercraft, your friends, or the shoreline).

11. Cancellation Policy- As soon as the reservation is made, any change or cancellation you will be refunded your reservation total, minus a $25.00 webmaster fee. Cancellation within one week of your reservation, no refunds are offered.

If you have any questions at all please don’t hesitate to write to us and ask. Thank you for visiting and we will see you out on Put-in-Bay!ET SKI RIDING AREA

SIGHTSEEING BOAT TOUR AREA


 

(Four Tickets) Long Tour - Around South Bass Island

Put in Bay Boat Tours and Sightseeing Excursions

This tour is around 60 minutes. 5th and 6th passengers ride half price! If the desired date for your tour is not available on ther drop-down menu, please send us an email and let us know when you plan on coming. Maybe we can accommodate your...

  • Price: $240.00

Monday - Friday (Except Holidays) Stand-up Paddle Board

Monday - Friday (Except Holidays) Stand-up Paddle Board

We can accept Paddle Board Reservations from 10am-12pm every day. The rest of the afternoon is first come first serve. We offer Ocean Kayak brand's Nalu. Max weight is 250 lbs to operate this kayak, if you have questions please email us.

  • Price: $20.00

Saturday/Sunday/Holiday Morning Stand-up Paddle Board

Saturday/Sunday/Holiday Morning Stand-up Paddle Board

We can accept Paddle Board Reservations from 10am-12pm every day. The rest of the afternoon is first come fierst serve. We offer Ocean Kayak brand's Scrambler 11xl. Max weight is 250 lbs to...

  • Price: $20.00

Monday - Friday (Except Holidays) 25 HP Power Boat

Monday - Friday (Except Holidays) 25 HP Power Boat

Monday - Friday 25 HP Waveshaver Power Boat. 1 or 2 adults and possibly a small child (if weather conditions are favorable). Total passenger and operator weight limit is 350 lbs. Must be 18 to operate. Specified riding area. There are no...

  • Price: $70.00

Monday - Friday (Except Holidays) Double Waverunner

Monday - Friday (Except Holidays) Double Waverunner

Monday- Friday Double Waverunner. Total passenger and operator weight limit is 350 lbs. Must be 18 to operate. Specified riding area. You can switch passengers once at an additional fee of $10.00. There is a short safety orientation for...

  • Price: $65.00

Monday - Friday (Except Holidays) Single Kayak

Monday - Friday (Except Holidays) Single Kayak

We can accept Kayak Reservations from 10am-12pm every day. The rest of the afternoon is first come first serve. We offer Ocean Kayak brand's Scrambler 11xl. Automatically save 10% with our group rate of four or more. Max weight is 250 lbs to operate this kayak, if you have questions please email us.

  • Price: $20.00

Monday -Friday (Except Holidays) Double Kayak

Monday -Friday (Except Holidays) Double Kayak

We can accept Kayak Reservations from 10am-12pm every day. The rest of the afternoon is first come first serve. We offer Ocean Kayak brand's Malibu II XL for two passengers. Automatically save 10% with a group discount of 4 or more. Max weight is...

  • Price: $30.00

Saturday/Sunday/Holiday Morning 25 HP Power Boat

Saturday/Sunday/Holiday Morning 25 HP Power Boat

Saturday/Sunday 25 HP Power Boat reservations are only from 10am-12pm. The rest of the day is first come first serve. This is for 1 or 2 adults, possibly 1 small child. Total passenger and operator weight limit is 350 lbs. Must be 18 to operate....

  • Price: $70.00

Saturday/Sunday/Holiday Morning 40 HP Power Boat

Saturday/Sunday/Holiday Morning 40 HP Power Boat

Saturday/Sunday 40 HP Power Boat reservations are only from 10am-12p. The rest of the day is first come first serve. 4 person Maximum. Total passenger and operator weight limit is 650 lbs. Must be 18 to operate. Specified riding area. There is no...

  • Price: $100.00

Saturday/Sunday/Holiday Morning Double Kayak

Saturday/Sunday/Holiday Morning Double Kayak

We can accept Kayak Reservations from 10am-12pm every day. The rest of the afternoon is first come first serve. We offer Ocean Kayak brand's Malibu II XL for two passengers. Automatically save 10% with a group discount of 4 or more. Max weight...

  • Price: $30.00

Saturday/Sunday/Holiday Morning Double Waverunner

Saturday/Sunday/Holiday Morning Double Waverunner

Saturday/Sunday Morning Waverunner reservation are only available from 10am-12pm. The rest of the day is first come first serve. This ride is for 2 persons. You can switch passengers once at an extra cost of $10.00. Total passenger and operator...

  • Price: $65.00

Saturday/Sunday/Holiday Morning Single Kayak

Saturday/Sunday/Holiday Morning Single Kayak

We can accept Kayak Reservations from 10am-12pm every day. The rest of the afternoon is first come fierst serve. We offer Ocean Kayak brand's Scrambler 11xl. Automatically save 10% with our group rate of four or more. Max weight is 250 lbs to...

  • Price: $20.00

Saturday/Sunday/Holiday Morning Single Waverunner

Saturday/Sunday/Holiday Morning Single Waverunner

Saturday/ Sunday Single Waverunner are available only from 10am-12pm. This is for 1 person. There is no switching of operators. Total weight limit is 300 lbs. Must be 18 to operate. Specified riding area. There is no switching of operators. There...

  • Price: $60.00

Monday - Friday (Except Holiday) 40 HP Power Boat

Monday - Friday (Except Holiday) 40 HP Power Boat

Monday- Friday 40 HP Power Boat. 4 person maximum. Total passenger and operator weight limit is 650 lbs. Must be 18 to operate. Specified riding area. There is no switching of passengers. There is a short safety orientation for everybody. If you...

  • Price: $100.00

Monday-Friday (Except Holidays) Single Waverunner

Monday-Friday (Except Holidays) Single Waverunner

Monday - Friday Waverunner. Total weight limit is 300 lbs. Must be 18 to operate. Specified riding area. There is no switching of operators. There is a short safety orientation for everybody. If born on or after 1-1-1982 you must have a boaters...

  • Price: $60.00

(Four Tickets) Short Tour- Green, Rattlesnake, Millionaire's Row

Put in Bay Boat Tours and Sightseeing Excursions

Short Tour- 40 minutes
4 to 6 passengers.
Groups of 2 or 3 please email us.
 $40.00 per person.

5th & 6th passengers are half price!

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  • Price: $160.00