Boating & Watersports

Boating & Watersports

There is no shortage of water in Leelanau County–lakes, bays, rivers and the likes account for 86% of its 2,532 square miles. Experience “Up North” with boats, kayaks, tubes, or even a parasailing tour!

Public Boat Launches

Bingham Boat Launch

Big Glen Lake
Old Settler’s Park. Non-motorized boats only.

Boat Launch at Bowers HarborBowers Harbor Boat Launch

East Arm Boat Launch

East Bay Harbor Marina

Elmwood Township Marina

Glen Arbor Boat Launch
End of Lake St in downtown Glen Arbor. Non-motorized and motorized.

Harbor West Yacht Club

Haserot Park Boat Launch

Leland Marina Boat Launch
River St in Leland. Non-motorized and motorized.

Little Glen Lake
Off M-22 by the Narrows Bridge. Non-motorized and motorized.

Northport Marina

Riverside Marina

Suttons Bay Marina

Motorized Boat RentalsTraverse Bay Parasailing

Blue Sky Rentals
Watercraft, paddleboard, kayak, canoe, and tube rentals available along with guided tours.

Glen Craft Marina and Resort
Motorized rentals only.

Glen Lake Marine
Pontoons, deck boats, jet skis, paddle boards, and kayaks available.

On the Narrows Marina
Power boats, pontoons, pedal boats, sail boats, jet skis, and kayaks for rent.

Sunset Watersports
Motorized and non-motorized boat rentals with delivery to local boat launch sites.

TC Watersports
Pontoons, ski boats, speed boats, jet skis, wakeboard boats, fishing boats, kayaks, SUP’s, water trampolines, and parasailing.

Traverse Bay Parasail
Most experienced parasail operation in Michigan and Best in the Midwest. Enjoy breathtaking aerial views of TC and the Grand Traverse Bays. One of the most fun and exciting activities that the area has to offer.

Non-Motorized Boat RentalsKayaking on the Crystal River

All About Water
Kayaks, SUP’s, wet suits, life jackets, paddles, and drybags to your location.

Blue Sky Rentals
Watercraft, paddleboard, kayak, canoe, and tube rentals available along with guided tours.

Crystal River Outfitters
Kayaks, canoes, and SUP’s for rent. Store also features local apparel and accessories.

The Honor Trading Post
Supplying kayaks, canoes, and tubes on the Platte River. SUP’s on nearby lakes.

Paddle Away
Guided kayak launching from Old Mission Peninsula with elite touring kayaks and gear provided. Instruction is available for all skill levels, including first-timers.

Riverside Canoe Trips
Kayaks, canoes, tubes, and SUP’s for your enjoyment on the beautiful Platte River.

Sunset Watersports
Motorized and non-motorized boat rentals with delivery to local boat launch sites.

Sleeping Bear Surf & Kayak
Surfboards, kayaks, SUP’s, skimboards, longboards, wetsuits, lifestyle clothing, and accessories.

TC Watersports
Pontoons, ski boats, speed boats, jet skis, wakeboard boats, fishing boats, kayaks, SUP’s, water trampolines, and parasailing.

Charter FishingWatta Bite Fishing Charters

Watta Bite Charter Fishing

Reel Tales Charters

Finicky Fishing Charters

Mariah Charters

Indigo Bluffs

Indigo was named after the shades of blue that dominate the surrounding landscape. Leelanau, the peninsula we are located on, is a Native American name meaning “Land of Delight”. That's all the inspiration we needed to create one of the country’s most distinctive outdoor lifestyle resorts.

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