San Bernardino County, Southern California

Big Bear Lake Boating


Big Bear Lake Boating: Marinas, Launch Ramps, Lake Tours, Boat Rentals, Boat Permits




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Big Bear Queen
Lake Tours


Take a guided tour of Big Bear Lake aboard the Big Bear Queen from Big Bear Marina.

The tours are narrated by Captain Chris Bellows, a local expert on Big Bear Lake. 90-minute voyages begin at Noon, 2 PM, and 4 PM.

Adults - $19
Children 3 - 12 - $13
Under 3 - Free
Seniors $17.

Sunset Cruises

July 3 through September 4 - Bring your own food, $20 per person, not recommended for children.
For information call:
(909) 866-3218


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Pirate Ship Tours


Sail aboard the Time Bandit, a replica of a Spanish Galleon, on a tour of Big Bear Lake.
Pirate Ship Tours.

Voyages last approximately 90 minutes and depart from Holloway's Marina every day at 2:00 PM. Additional tours may be at 10:00 AM, Noon, 4:00 PM, and 6:00 PM.

Adults - $19
Children 12 and under - $12

For information call:
(909) 878-4040
Prices subject to change.

Miss Liberty Tours


Enjoy a 1 1/2 hour tour of Big Bear Lake aboard the riverboat Miss Liberty. The narrated tours are offered by Pine Knot Landing.
Miss Liberty Tours.

Learn about the rich history of Big Bear Lake as you cruise on the spectacular Miss Liberty. Tours are offered at Noon, 2:00 PM, and 4:00 PM on weekends and 2:00 PM on weekdays.

Adults - $20
Seniors, military $18
Children 5 - 12 - $12
4 and Under - Free

For information call:
(909) 866-8129


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Captain John's Lake Tours


Relax on a 2-hour cruise around Big Bear Lake in Captain John's Serena, a quiet electric boat. The voyages depart from Captain John's Fawn Harbor & Marina.
Captain John's Lake Tours.

For information call:
(909) 866-6478



Big Bear Lake Boating in a Nutshell


  • Personal Watercraft, Water Skiing, Wake Boarding, Tubing
  • Patio Boats, Fishing Boats, Pleasure Cruisers
  • Kayaking, Canoeing, Row Boats, Paddle Boards

Big Bear Lake is managed by the Big Bear Municipal Water District. A Boat Permit is required for all vessels launched into the lake. (See Boat Permit information left.) Boating Regulations at Big Bear Lake are enforced by Lake Patrol Officers. Be sure to familiarize yourself with the regulations before launching your boat:
Big Bear Lake Rules and Regulations


Big Bear Lake Marinas

Big Bear Marina


Big Bear Marina 500 Paine Court, Big Bear Lake, CA.
(909) 866-3218     Website: Big Bear Marina
For information about guided fishing trips through Big Bear Marina, see Big Bear Lake Fishing

Marina:

  • Launch Ramp   $10 for Single Launch, includes Quagga Mussel inspection; $130 for Season Launch Pass
  • Facilities:   WiFi, Fuel Dock, Store, Trailer Parking, Trailer Storage available, Dry Boat Storage available, Marine Services
  • Buoys:   Daily $25, Weekly $100, Monthly $275, Seasonal $850
  • Slips:  Daily $30 - $35, Weekly $150 - $175, Monthly $300 - $35, Seasonal $950 - $1200

Big Bear Marina Boat Rentals
Boat Length Seats Features Hour 2 Hrs. 4 Hrs. 8 Hrs.
Prices do not include cost of fuel. *Early Bird Special on Waverunners - $100 per hour from 8 AM to 10 AM
Fishing Boats 14' 4 9.8 HP NA $45 $65 $85
Small Pontoon Boats 6 Canopy, Padded Seating $65 $110 $180 $250
Large Pontoon Boats 12 Canopy, Padded Seating $90 $160 $230 $320
Kayak or Canoe 1 - 3 Tandem or Single Kayaks, 3 Person Canoe $20
SUP Paddleboards 11' 2 $20
Jet Skis ~10' 3 Yamaha Waverunner XV 1100 $125*
Ski & Wakeboard Boats 21' 5 Malibu Wakesetter, Tower, Open Bow $150 $550

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Pleasure Point Marina


603 Landlock Landing Rd., Big Bear Lake, CA
(909) 866-2455   Website: Pleasure Point Marina

Marina:

  • Launch Ramp  
  • Facilities and Services:   Boat Winterization, Marine Repairs
  • Boat Storage:   Trailer for the Season $350, Boat Dry Storage for Season $650
  • Slips:   Day $50, Week $250, Month $500, Season $950

Pleasure Point Marina Boat Rentals
Boat Length Seats Features 1 Hr. 2 Hrs. 4 Hrs. 8 Hrs.
Only a sample of Rental Rates are shown above. Rates are adjusted for every hour from 1 to 12 hours, plus 24 hours, 48 hours, and weekly.
*For Kayaks, Canoes, and Stand-up Paddleboards contact Johnny's Kayaks at (909) 866-5924
Small Pontoon Boat 8 Ideal for Fishing $95 $145 $235 $350
Medium Pontoon Boat 10 Cushion Seats, Sun Canopy $110 $175 $275 $390
Large Pontoon Boat 12 Cushion Seats, Sun Canopy $125 $195 $315 $430
Luxury Pontoon Boat 20' 10 50 HP, CD/radio system $195 $345 $645
Electric Boat 2 Electric Motor, Water Squirter $35 $55 $95
Wave Runner ~10' $100-$125
Canoe* 2 $30 $50 $90 $170
Kayaks* 1, 2 or 3 $20 $30 $40 $10 $20 $30 for each additional hour
Stand-up Paddleboard* $30 $20 for each additional hour
Pedal Boats 2 adults, 2 small kids $20 $30 $50 $90

Designated Wakesports at
Pleasure Point Marina


603 Landlock Landing Rd., Big Bear Lake, CA
(909) 556-3345   Website: Designated Wakesports
Wakeboard, Water Ski, and Wakeskating lessons

Big Bear Cable Park

The first public two tower ski system in Southern California. A cable tows wakeboarders, skiers, wakeskaters, or knee boarders down a 500-foot, enclosed course and back. Watch their video: The Cable Park $15 per hour ($10 for each additional consecutive hours), Equipment rentals available.


Holloway's Marina and RV Park


398 Edgemoor Rd., Big Bear Lake, CA
(909) 5706 or (800) 448-5335     Website: Holloway's Marina and RV Park
For information about the RV Park at Holloway's, see Big Bear Lake Camping

Marina:

  • Launch Ramp  
  • Facilities and Services:   Water Ski Instruction, Bait and Tackle Shop, Marine Mechanics, Boat Servicing, Winterizing, Fuel Dock, Floating Restroom
  • Slips:   Day $50, Week $250, Month $500, Season $950
  • Boat Rentals:
    • Fishing Boats - 14' and 16', 8HP and 10HP, Rates for 2, 4, or 8 Hours ($10 - $28 per hour), Gas Included
    • Pontoon Boats - 20' for 8 people, 24' for 12 people; Rates for 1, 2, 4, and 8 Hours ($30 - $75 per hour)

North Shore Landing

(Affiliated with Holloway's Marina)

30573 North Shore Dr., Big Bear Lake, CA
(909) 878-4386
Services: Waterski Instruction
Boat Rentals:

  • Jet Skis and Waverunners - 1 - 4 Person Boats, $80 to $129 per hour
  • Kayaks and Canoes $20 - $30 per hour

Wakesports


  • Waterskiing and Wakeboarding Instruction - $150 per hour plus gas for a private lesson, or go with a group and save money.
  • Wakeboard Camp - ages 8 to 18. The one week camp includes kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, general boating, and more. Call North Shore Landing for information

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Pine Knot Landing


439 Pine Knot Blvd., in the town of Big Bear Lake.
(909) 866-6463   or for boat rentals call (909) 866-7766  
Website: Pine Knot Landing

Marina:

  • Launch Ramp  
  • Facilities and Services:   Boat Winterization, Marine Services, Marine Store, Fuel
  • Slips:   $60-$75 per night, $175 - $250 per week, monthly and seasaonl rates available

Pine Knot Landing Boat Rentals
Boat Length Seats Features 1 Hr. 2 Hrs. 4 Hrs. 8 Hrs.
High Performance Pontoon Boat 12 4.3 I/O engine $141 $256 $435 $582
Pontoon Boat 25' 12 Luxury, 90 HP $125 $228 $392 $500
Pontoon Boat 22' 10 Cushion Seats, Sun Canopy, 50 HP $114 $207 $326 $446
Pontoon Boat 20' 8 Family size, budget friendly, 48 HP $95 $180 $300 call
Fishing Boat 2 - 3 9 HP $49 $65 $103 $169
Tandem Kayak or Paddleboard 2 $27 $44
Single Kayak 1 $25 $40

Captain John's Fawn Harbor & Marina


39369 N. Shore Dr., Big Bear, CA, in Fawnskin Harbor
(909) 866-6478   or for boat rentals call (909) 866-7766  
Website: Fawn Harbor & Marina

Marina:

  • Launch Ramp  
  • Facilities and Services:   Boat Winterization, Marine Services, Marine Store, Fuel
  • Slips:   night $50 , week $150 , summer month $300, season $1500
  • Moorings:   night $30, week $150, summer month $250, season $700
  • Dry Storage:   $25, week $80, summer month $180, season $500
  • Beach Ramp:   $20, week $80, summer month $110, season $300

Prices subject to change.


Captain John's Fawn Harbor & Marina Boat Rentals
Boat Seats 1 Hr. 2 Hrs. 4 Hrs. 8 Hrs.
Canoe or Kayak 1-2 $20 $35 $55 $85
Bass Boat 2-4 NA $140 $220 $360
Large Gregor Pontoon Boat 10 - 12 NA $150 $270 $430
Deluxe Triumph Tripoon 8-10 NA $200 $350 $500
Triumph Speed Boat 4-6 NA $200 $350 $500
Paddle Boards $25 $40

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Big Bear Lake
Boat Permits


A Boat Permit must be displayed on all vessels launched into the lake. Permits may be purchased at most marinas, the public launch ramps and the Municipal Water District Office at 40524 Lakeview Drive, Big Bear Lake.

Quagga Mussel inspections are also required.
Big Bear Boating Fees

Big Bear Lake Permit Rates


Big Bear Lake Boat Permits
Boat Type Days
1 2 3 4 5 Season
*Registered Boats are all motorized boats and sailboats over 8 feet.
**Non-registered boats include sailboats 8' or less, sailboards, rowboats, kayaks, etc.
Registered Boat* $35 $55 $75 $95 $115 $120
Non- Registered** $20 $30 $40 $50
Float Tubes $15 $25 $35 $50



Big Bear Parasail Watersports

Located at Pine Knot Landing
439 Pine Knot Blvd, Big Bear
Bear Bear Parasail Watersports
Parasail rides - $79 - $129
Jet Boat Rides - Adults $29, children under 12 $19
3-person Wave Runner rentals - $109 per hour



Big Bear Lake
Public Launch Ramps


In order to avoid delays at launching be sure to follow inspection guidelines for quagga mussel prevention:
MWD Boat Launching Information.

  • East Ramp
    • Carol Morrison Launch Ramp
    • Just west of Stanfield
    • Summer Hours: 6-6 Sun-Thurs, 6-7 Fri. and Sat.
    • (909) 866-5200
  • West Ramp
    • Duane Boyer Launch Ramp
    • 1.5 miles west of Fawnskin
    • Summer Hours: 6-2 Mon-Thurs, 6-6 Fri-Sun
    • (909) 866-2917

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Big Bear Paddling


Big Bear Paddling rents high quality kayaks and canoes. They deliver their boats to the location you choose for paddling and then return to pick them up when you are finished.
(909) 366-8527   Big Bear Paddling

Big Bear Paddling Boat Rentals
Boat 1st Hr. Each Added Hour 4 Hrs. 8 Hrs.
For a small extra fee kayaks can be rigged for fishing.
Solo Plastic Kayak $20 $10 $40 $65
Tandem Kayak or Canoe $30 $15 $60 $85
Solo Composite Kayak or Propel Kayak $35 $20 $75 $95

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Marine Services


Big Bear Marina
500 Paine Rd., Big Bear Lake, CA
(909) 866-3218
Big Bear Marina

Holloway's Marina
398 Edgemoor Rd., Big Bear Lake, CA
(909) 5706 or (800) 448-5335
Holloway's Marina

Pleasure Point Marina
603 Landlock Landing Rd., Big Bear Lake, CA
(909) 866-2455   Pleasure Point Marina

Pine Knot Landing
439 Pine Knot Blvd., Big Bear Lake.
(909) 866-6463  
Pine Knot Landing

Family Boat and Cycle Repair
42181 Big Bear Blvd., Big Bear Lake, CA
(909) 866-2433

Mile High Marine Storage & Service
29163 Hook Creek Rd., Cedar Glen, CA
(909) 337-4460
Mile High Marine Storage & Service

Ron's Marine Services Center
13400 Calimesa Blvd., Yucaipa, CA
(909) 795-8584

West Marine
2040 N. Tustin St., Orange, CA
(714) 279-9700



Elite Marine
781 W. La Cadena Dr., Riverside, CA
(951) 784-6562
Elite Marine

Fiber Pro Marine Center
316 Lankershim Ave., Highland, CA
(909) 888-6331

Denny's Boat Works
9485 Joden Rd., Moreno Valley, CA
(951) 243-7664

Gotta Hav-It Prop Shop!
23846 Sunnymead Blvd., #13, Moreno Valley, CA
(951) 242-5041
Gotta Hav-It Prop Shop

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Important Big Bear Lake
Boating Regulations


  • Maximum boat length is 26 feet.
  • Manually propelled boats less that 12 feet and float-tubes must operate between the 5 MPH buoys and shore.
  • Lake Speed Limit is 35 MPH, 10 MPH from sunset to 7:00 AM.
  • Personal Watercraft may only be operated between 7:00 AM and sunset.
  • Personal Watercraft must maintain a 100 foot distance from all other boats while operating at wakeless speeds
  • There is a 3 MPH Speed Limit in Papoose Bay, Canvassback Cove, and Mallard Lagoon.

For a complete list of Big Bear Lake Boating Regulations, see
Big Bear Lake Rules and Regulations




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