Explore Hamlin Lake with a Boat Rental

Water is so much a part of our lives and here in the Ludington area, there's plenty of it! We are blessed to have Lake Michigan, Hamlin Lake, and the Pere Marquette River right outside our doorstep, allowing us to enjoy the great outdoors all year long.

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Jet Ski Rentals

There's no more thrilling way to tour Hamlin Lake than on a personal watercraft. Hamlin Lake Jet Ski at (231) 843-2090, rents brand new three-seater Yamahas from a half hour to all day. Ludington Water Sports (located at Sauble Resort), (231) 843-8497, also rents jet skis. Whether you rent a jet ski for one person or the whole family, the excitement of cruising the lake will be remembered as one of your favorite adventures.

Boat & Motor Rentals

Many resorts along Hamlin Lake rent watercraft for your enjoyment. From comfortable pontoons to speed boats and fishing boats...rentals are available for an hour, half day or full day. Click here for Hamlin Lake boat & motor rental information.


Canoes, Kayaks, Paddleboats

If you enjoy propelling yourself across the water with only arm and leg power, Hamlin Lake is the place for you! It's an interesting lake to explore with great views. Bring your own watercraft or rent one from
Hamlin Lake Concessions within the Ludington State Park (231) 843-1888 or Sunset Bluff Resort (231) 845-5002 on Upper Hamlin Lake.

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Sunset Cruises

A highlight of your vacation--or a favorite pleasure if you have a summer cottage or year round residence on Hamlin Lake--has to be taking a leisurely sunset cruise around the lake. Whether you own a boat, or rent a boat from one of the marinas on Hamlin Lake, there's no finer way to end your day!

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Boating & Fishing Beyond Hamlin Lake

Don't miss the thrill of charter fishing on Lake Michigan. There's nothing like being out all day on the lake with the wind at your back and the warm sun on your face. You'll feel a relaxed kind of exhilaration as you pull into port with your catch. Your charter captain will take you out on the big lake for half day or full day. Boats are licensed and equipped with the latest in safety equipment. Click here for local Lake Michigan charter fishing captains.

The Pere Marquette River is known for fantastic trout fishing, as well as canoeing and kayaking. Businesses such as Baldwin Canoe Rental and Pere Marquette Expeditions rent kayaks, canoes, and tubes for those who enjoy exploring this 66 mile long scenic river. For further details, see www.VisitPereMarquetteRiver.com.

Our wonderful lakes and rivers cool us down and provide hours of entertainment. The Ludington and Hamlin Lake area truly is a water wonderland.


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For more activities & attractions, check out these additional links for Things to Do in West Michigan:

Ludington Activities & Things to Do -- Play on a beautiful beach, take a tour at Historic White Pine Village, or explore the barn quilt trail, murals or sculptures in the county--Ludington offers many fun things to do for the entire family!
Have Fun in Manistee, Michigan -- Explore Manistee's historic downtown district and riverwalk, hike the Manistee National Forest, canoe on the Manistee River, and more.
Hamlin Lake -- Just 4 miles north of Ludington, Hamlin Lake is a great destination for boating, fishing and climbing dunes! The Hamlin Lake shoreline is also part of the Ludington State Park.
Silver Lake Sand Dunes -- Visiting the Silver Lake Sand Dunes makes for a terrific vacation because you can take your off-road vehicle for a spin on the scenic sand dunes overlooking Lake Michigan and Silver Lake.
Things to Do in Pentwater, Michigan -- Nothing is quite like the quaint, artsy, harbortown village of Pentwater. Don't miss the popular Charles Mears State Park beach on Pentwater's Lake Michigan shoreline.
Lots of Activities in Scottville, Michigan -- Explore the Riverside Park along the National Scenic Pere Marquette River.
Canoeing or Fishing on the Pere Marquette River -- Many boat liveries offer canoe rentals.
Also, check out West Michigan Guides and our locally produced WestMichigan.MichBiz.com for our largest lists of Things to Do in West Michigan.

Last Updated: 07-15-2019 12:00 PM ID: 418