Sailing and boating enthusiasts can find everything they need at the municipal Port Franks Marina, Grand Bend Harbour and Bayfield Marina, which are open from Victoria Day Weekend to Thanksgiving Weekend. Boaters can take the “Safe Boater Get Certified Test” at either the Grand Bend or Port Franks marina office. There are also a number of private marinas in the area.
Since 2009, Grand Bend, Port Franks and Bayfield marinas have boasted Blue Flag status. Blue Flag marinas adhere to a code of conduct concerning environmental responsibility, clean water and established and well-practiced marina management.
Xtreme Water SportsXtreme Water SportsContact: Dan Saint and Nick Regli
FOR OVER 15 YEARS XTREME WATERSPORTS HAS BEEN PROVIDING FUN ON THE WATER IN GRAND BEND!
We maintain an extensive fleet of top quality jet skis [ Seadoos & waverunners ] for rent; a premiere jet boat charter service with all the toys (no extra charge BTW!); as well as the latest water thrill-ride, FlyBoarding!
We’re the original fully-licensed watersports service provider in the Bend and have many options to ensure your group has an exciting and safe afternoon on the lake. We also operate a 20′ water trampoline equipped with an insane launch pad, right off the beach in Grand Bend!
JET SKI / SEADOO RENTAL
No experience necessary! All you need is a valid drivers license & we issue a temporary boaters license. Blast through the beautiful clean blue water. Going from stop to full sprint in seconds will put a smile on anyones face. Stable and easy to maneuver our state-of-the-art Yamaha VX110 Deluxe High Output Jet Skis have the speed and capability to fly across the water. Easy for first-time riders, simple control, get as wet and wild as you dare!
JET BOAT CHARTERS
Ultimate luxury fun on Lake Huron! Sit back as your personal captain charters your group on an adventure of your choosing (up to 9 adults on our boats). Whatever you’re in the mood for, all toys are included: tubing (fun for all ages!), wake boarding, water skiing or kneeboarding – complimentary lessons for all skill levels. If you want to go at a slower pace we have fishing gear as well, or just cruise and swim in the clear lake waters enjoying the ultimate view of the sunset. Brings some snacks & refreshments and relax, we take care of all the fun – no license or deposit required!
A must try! an experience like no other – with our certified instructors in just one session we’ll have you hovering over the water like a superhero, flying like a bird or swimming through the water like a dolphin! THE RIDE OF A LIFETIME, this is an experience you will never forget! *WARNING* fly boarding is highly addictive, an exhilarating ride like this is something you will definitely want to repeat!
20′ Trampoline equipped with a launch pad, available right off the beach in Grand Bend – SEND A FRIEND TO THE MOON!
Come see us on the Grand Bend Pier or our office located by the Growling Gator on Main Street. Best to call and lock-in your reservation today because weekends fill up fast!!
59 River Rd Grand Bend ON N0M 1T0 Canada
We are currently open.
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Local outfitters offer boat cruises on the lake including Blue Line Fishing Charters (519-318-1102), Copper Blues Fishing Charters (519-331-4144), Grand Bend Fishing Charters (519-852-3410), Maitland Valley Fishing Charters (519-319-3931), Port Franks Charters (519-521-8785), Sail Huron (519-878-4141), and Xtreme Water Sports (519-238-5816 / 519-319-4864). Pricing varies by the amount of time out on the lake, the size of your group, and the boat.
Rent single and tandem kayaks and stand-up paddleboards by the hour or up to two days from 360 Bikes ‘N Boards (519-524-7171) in Goderich. River Adventures Grand Bend (519-868-RAGB) rents electric and gas-powered inflatable dinghies, stand-up paddleboards, kayaks, and tandem kayaks by the hour. They also offer multiple, week-long, half-day camps for kids to learn about open water safety, navigating waterways using a variety of self-powered vessels (kayaks, canoes, paddleboards), and how to tie marine knots. Adult lessons include kayaking and paddleboarding. They even host a glow-in-the-dark group kayak along Parkhill Creek in Grand Bend. Westcoast Beach Store (416-836-8706) in Grand Bend offers daily standup paddleboard rentals and lessons. In Bayfield, head to the Marina Office (519-565-2233) beside the public washrooms, to rent a canoe or kayak. You can rent canoes, corcls (double-hulled, extremely buoyant, polyethylene boat), stand-up paddleboards, and single and double kayaks for use in Pinery Provincial Park (519-243-2220).
Grand Bend & Port Franks Fees
- One-day launch pass: $25 per launch
- Seasonal launch pass: $375
- Seasonal Dockage (serviced; greater than or equal to 25 ft.): $79 per foot
- Seasonal Dockage (serviced; less than 25 ft.): $1,896
- Seasonal Dockage (unserviced): $1200
- Transient Dockage (serviced): $2.30 per foot/day
- Transient Dockage (unserviced): $1.90 per foot/day
Additional Dockage at Grand Bend Harbour
- “Love Docks” Seasonal Dockage (serviced; greater than or equal to 25 ft.): $66 per foot
- “Love Docks” Seasonal Dockage (serviced; less than 25 ft.): $1,680
- Seasonal Dockage for Personal Water Craft: $600
|Municipal Marinas||Grand Bend|
91 River Rd.,
May to Oct: 519-238-2000,
Oct to May: 519-243-1400 press 3,
7574 Biddulph St.,
May to Oct: 519-243-2354,
Oct to May: 519-243-1400 press 3,
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|Channel Depth||6ft||4 - 10ft||8 - 10ft|
|Dock Depth||6ft||3 - 4ft||9ft|
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|Electrical||30 & 50 amp||20, 30 & 50 amp|
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|Amenities||Picnic area, Oil, Marine toilet paper, AquaKem||Pavilion, Picnic area, Volleyball Court||Public phone, Shuttle, Picnic area, Canoe & Kayak rentals|
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Bayfield River Cottage Colony & Marina: 19 Fisherman's Rd. Wharf, Bayfield, 519-565-2632
Harbour Lights Marina: 27 Chart House Hill, Bayfield, 519-565-5150
R & R Marina: 9346 Lake Rd., Kettle Point, 519-786-5604
Seven Winds Marina: 10009 Superior St., Port Franks, 1-888-770-1009
Bayfield Yacht Club: bayfieldyachtclub.com, 647-667-9056
Grand Bend Yacht Club: gbyc.ca, 519-238-6676
Port Franks Yacht Club: portfranksyachtclub.ca, 519-333-8673