FREE PENTWATER WATER TAXI SERVICEProvides alternative to driving around Pentwater Lake. Alleviates parking congestion downtown. It’s ideal for folks on the south and West sides of Pentwater Lake, and along Lake Michigan. The latest info is posted on the “Pentwater Water Taxi” page on Facebook.

  • Days of Operation and times (see FB page)
  • Taxi is based at Third Street Dock
  • Stops at Manchester Road Dock and Township Dock on Long Bridge Road (see FB page for latest info)


  • Best to make reservation by sending email to
  • Include name, phone, desired date of service, # of passengers. You’ll be contacted.
  • Arrange to pay in advance, or at the dock at time of departure. Payment holds your spot.

Pentwater History Cruise (one-hour)

  • Departs Third Street Dock, Wednesday-Sunday at 4:45 pm
  • Cost per person = $10 (pays to operate boat)
  • Donations to Pentwater Historical Museum are encouraged and most appreciated

Sunset Cruise:

  • Departs 30 minutes before Sunset on days when water taxi is operating
  • Search “Time of Sunset Pentwater Michigan” on the Web for exact time
  • Cost per person = $10

Special Events

  • Boat w/captain can be rented for private local excursions, birthday/bachelorette parties, etc.
  • Cost = $10.00 per person.
  • Arrange in advance via Gmail address shown in red above

Water Taxi services on Pentwater Lake, between the Shopper’s Dock at the West End of 4th Street and Manchester Street Dock and the Township Dock/Ramp off Longbridge Road. History, Sunset, and Private Cruises are available.

Pentwater Water Taxi: Schedule and Passenger Information
Taxi Service – The purpose is provide an alternative to driving around Pentwater Lake and finding a place to park, to people who live on the south and West sides of Pentwater Lake, and on South and Oceana Beaches.
Days of Operation:

  • Wednesday through Sunday
  • Cost per person = $0
    General Hours of Operation:
  • 10:00 AM 10:00 PM
    Taxi Departures from Third Street Dock:
  • 10 AM, Noon, 2, 4, 6, 8, and 10 PM
    Arrival to Manchester Road Dock – approximately 5 minutes after the above times.
    Arrival to the Township Dock on Long Bridge Road, approximately 25 minutes after the Third Street Dock departures.
    History Cruises, depart Third Street Dock daily:
  • 4:45 PM to 5:45 PM
  • Maximum 10 passengers
  • Cost per person = $10
  • Tips and Donations go to the Pentwater Historical Museum
    *An additional History Cruise may be available upon request.
    Sunset Cruises: Daily:
  • Departing 30 minutes before the Sunset… check online for the time of sunset.
  • Maximum 10 passengers
  • Cost per person = $10
    For all paid cruises:
    • Reservations can be made by emailing requests to:
    • Include your name, phone number, date of event desired, type of event desired, and number of passengers, or
    • Pay at the dock, first come – first served, but it’s best to email to arrange your cruise.
    Special Event Cruises, birthday, bachelorette, etc:
    • Any Private Parties may rent the entire boat.
    • Maximum capacity up to 12 passengers
    • Fee = $10.00 per person.
    • Please bring your own INFANT PFD’s if possible. I have two onboard.
    • All passengers will be required to wear masks
    • Bring a non-ventilated mask to wear, beginning when you first step onto the dock and approach the Taxi.
    • You have the right to not wear a mask.
    • You do not have the right to ride the Taxi without a mask. Please direct questions to the Chief of Police.
    I wear a mask to protect you.
    The other passengers and I are at risk if YOU don’t wear a mask.
    Let’s stay safe!
    Captain Lee Price

Categories: AttractionsBeaches/Marinas

Return to Business Listings