Outdoor Recreation & Outfitters

Whether you're boating or fishing, sailing on the lake, hiking or biking our many trails or spending time playing in the winter snow, you'll soon realize that Charlevoix truly is Northern Michigan's greatest kept secret.  Search through the listings below to find the perfect recreation activity for you and your family or friends.  You'll also find outfitters and charters for renting boats, guides and equipment to get you set for your next adventure!

Northern Exposure Charters

  • 202 Ferry Ave, Charlevoix
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental, Fishing
  • 989-475-3811
https://www.facebook.com/Northern-Exposure-Charters-1596045720695110/
Great Lakes fishing charter

Jordan Valley Outfitters

  • 311 N. Lake St, East Jordan
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental, Outfitters
  • 231-536-0006
Map
https://www.facebook.com/Northern-Exposure-Charters-1596045720695110/
A four season outfitter on the "wild scenic" Jordan River.
 

Dewitt Marine

  • 6509 Crystal Springs Rd, Bellaire
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental
  • 231-377-6611
Map
https://www.facebook.com/Northern-Exposure-Charters-1596045720695110/
A full service marina on Torch Lake
   

Swan Valley Marina

  • 02474 S M 66, East Jordan
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental, Other, Outfitters
  • 231-536-2672
Map
https://www.facebook.com/Northern-Exposure-Charters-1596045720695110/
Boat rentals available on Lake Charlevoix's South Arm
 

Sunshine Charters Boat Charter

  • 299 Bridge Park Dr, Charlevoix
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental, Other
  • 231-547-0266
Map
https://www.facebook.com/Northern-Exposure-Charters-1596045720695110/
Sail the open waters of Lake Charlevoix and Lake Michigan on a 29 passenger catamaran sailboat.
 

Summertime Rentals

  • 03500 M 66, Charlevoix
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental, Other, Outfitters
  • 231-547-7700
Map
https://www.facebook.com/Northern-Exposure-Charters-1596045720695110/
Lake Charlevoix’s premier watersports company since 2003 boasting the nicest and most diverse rental fleet in the area.
 

Beaver Island Boat Company

  • 103 Bridge Park Dr, Charlevoix
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental
  • 888-446-4095
https://www.facebook.com/Northern-Exposure-Charters-1596045720695110/
Ride the boat to Beaver Island! It only takes approximately 2 hours!
         

Pure Mish Sailing Charter

  • 00970 Marina Drive, Boyne City
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental
  • 517-294-6050
Map
https://www.facebook.com/Northern-Exposure-Charters-1596045720695110/
Sail in Lake Charlevoix and Lake Michigan on a sailboat charter.
 

Ward Brothers Boats

  • 106 East Antrim St, Charlevoix
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental
  • 231-547-2371
Map
https://www.facebook.com/Northern-Exposure-Charters-1596045720695110/
Set in the downtown Charlevoix marina Ward Brother's has late model rental boats and fishing charters. Perfect for those wanting to go fishing and don't have a boat!
 

Sturgeon River Paddlesports

  • 12961 S. Straits Highway Unit. 2, Wolverine
  • Boat and Sailing Charter/Rental, Other, Outfitters
  • 231-525-6878
https://www.facebook.com/Northern-Exposure-Charters-1596045720695110/
Kayak, canoe, float, or fish down the spectacular Sturgeon River!