Boating and Water Activities

If you’re coming to Big Bear, then you are probably looking to spend some time on the water. With so many Big Bear boating and water activities to choose from, you won't be disappointed in how you spent your vacation! Big Bear Lake has 22 miles of shoreline to offer, with the deepest point at 72'. Any vessels that are on the water are subject to quagga mussel inspection and daily permits. (Annual permits are available as well)


Kayaking & Paddle Boarding

Getboards Ride Shop

40905 Big Bear Blvd.

Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

(909) 878-3155

Getboards specializes in a large selection of top quality rental gear, great prices and the best service in Big Bear!  Our knowledgeable and certified staff regularly maintain and inspect all rental equipment so your adventure can be fun & problem free -or your next rental is on us!  It's your vacation, we're here to provide you the best rental experience possible!  

All of our bike rentals include helmets. Our kayak and stand-up paddleboard (SUP) rentals include life jackets, paddles, AND lake permits for hassle-free NO hidden-fee paddling.  PLUS, we do not charge cleaning fees like other rental places!  

We're also pet friendly!  Take our kayaks anywhere on the water and bring your dog on board at no extra cost! (dog life vests available for rent upon request) 

All Big Bear boating and water activities come with free maps with local advice on all the best spots to paddle while you're here.



Big Bear Parasail

439 Pine Knot Ave.

Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

(909) 478-4377

Soar high above Big Bear Lake and enjoy the unmatched aerial views experienced at 500' up. Big Bear Parasail offers a thrilling parasail ride high above beautiful Big Bear Lake. Dry take offs and landings. You only get wet if you want to.  


Wakeboarding & Waterskiing

Designated Wakesports

603 Landlock Landing Rd.

Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

Designated Wakesports offers wakeboarding, water skiing, and tubing so you can experience the #1 way to have a good time on Big Bear Lake. They are a charter Big Bear boating service specializing in various lake activities such as wakeboarding, water skiing, or tubing located at Pleasure Point Marina (603 Landlock Landing Rd, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315). Their experienced and friendly drivers/instructors are also there to help beginners learn how to ride. They live and breathe wakeboarding and want to share their knowledge with you!


Jet Skiing

Pine Knot Marina

439 Pine Knot Ave.

Big Bear Lake, CA 92315

The most fun you can have on the lake! They feature Yahama Wave Runners (2-3 seaters), so you can enjoy the ride with family or friends. You must be 18 years or older to drive. Renting a jet ski today is so easy! Just come by our location and we will get you set up so you can be out on the water enjoying an exhilarating ride.