Fun in the Sun!

Northern Michigan’s Kayak, Boat & Jet-Ski Rental Leader

Aussie Watersports is Traverse City, Michigan’s boat rental leader. Established in 1995, with one jet ski, we have grown to include stand up paddle boards, deck boats, pontoon boats, ski boats, and more.

Jet-ski Rentals

Daily or hourly jet-ski rentals will get you out on the water in no time.

Deckboat Rentals

Cruise along the coastline with a deck boat rental that suits your boating style.

Waterski Northern Michigan

Water ski boat rentals for skiing, tubing or wake boarding in Traverse City.

Fishing Boat Rentals

Rent a fishing boat. Drop off at your favorite Northern Michigan lake.

Northern Michigan Boat Rentals

Boat Rentals

We offer the largest selection of boat rentals in Northern Michigan and onsite
maintenance to get you out on the water today!

Equipment Rentals

From standup paddle boards and kayaks to wakeboards and tubes, we’re your source for water fun in Northern Michigan.

The Best Traverse City Boat Rental Company

About AUSSIE WaterSports

Whether you’re looking for a Traverse City kayak rental, stand up paddle board rental, jet ski rental or boat rental, we’ve got something for everyone. Renting a boat or watersports equipment is the perfect way to make your next northern Michigan vacation memorable. Please visit our Lakes Overview page and discover this regions lakes from a boaters perspective. 

Simply find what you’re looking for on our site and click the “Book It!” button, or contact our reservation department directly.

Additionally, you can always give us a call at 231-932-1800
during normal business hours to speak to one of our staff.

Three traverse city boat rental Locations

Aussie Watersports offices and boatyard is located west of Traverse City, Michigan on land with boats parked on trailers. For best rates arrange an “Office Carryout” – come and pick up your equipment and take it with you. This not only saves you money but also allows you to take it to several different lakes, remove it from water for cheaper refueling and, more.

If you’re looking for a boat rental experience “turn-key” and the rental is already in the water, please visit our hour rental locations at Bayshore Resort or Delamar Traverse City.

Each of our boats displays a yellow Coast Guard sticker detailing how many people and/or the maximum weight allowance on any given boat. If your group is on the lighter side from recently running the Bayshore marathon, that doesn’t mean you can put more people on the boat than the Coast Guard puts on the yellow sticker. Likewise, if your group just got done with a Nathen’s hotdog eating contest and put on a few hundred extra pounds, don’t expect to put eight 250 pound people on a boat rated for 1500 pounds. We take everyone’s safety very seriously, and so should you.

Additional factors like wind and severe weather can cause your rental to be delayed or canceled.

Our Locations

With a fleet of over 75 boats and 30 employees in the summer, we are prepared to handle all of your Northern Michigan boat and watersport equipment rental needs.

AUSSIE Watersports Main Location


6214 E Traverse Hwy.
(M-72 W)
Traverse City, MI 49684

Bayshore Resort Traverse CIty Beach Hut


883 E Front St.
Traverse City, MI 49686

delamar traverse city


615 East Front Street
Traverse City, MI 49686

Explore Nearby Lakes

West Bay

The heart of Traverse City boating fun, extends from Leelanau to Old Mission on West Bay.

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Lake Leelanau

Two lakes meet at the Narrows in the heart of Leelanau county for some beautiful boating.

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Long Lake

A summer retreat with calm waters, islands to navigate and fish to find year-round.

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Glen Lake

M-22 crosses the lake with views of Sleeping Bear Dunes and quaint towns around the bend.

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East Bay

A fisherman’s playground with quiet coves for escaping the wind and relaxing on the beach.

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Torch Lake

The Caribbean stole its colors from the blues and greens of this Northern Michigan gem.

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Lake Michigan

This freshwater coastline defines the northwestern edge of our Great Lakes mitten state.

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Crystal Lake

Crystal blue waters and generations of summer traditions draw locals and visitors each year.

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