Makin’ Waves



Makin’ Waves is the only rental destination you’ll need on Clearwater Beach whether you want to spend a relaxing day on the sand or an adventure filled day on a jet ski rental navigating the pristine waters of Clearwater Beach! You can find everything you are looking for at Makin’ Waves just behind Shephard’s Beach Resort.


We have the largest free riding area for jet ski rentals on the beach! Come ride the newest Yamaha 2022 VX Deluxe Wave Runners! You may even get lucky and run into a pod of dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico!

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Get around the beach fast with our Kymco scooters, bicycles, golf carts and more! We offer Key West style rentals by the hour, day or week! Also ask about our overnight specials. Our rentals are a great way to travel up and down the beach to take in all the sites and stop to shop at a few local boutiques. 

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We have stand up paddleboards as well as single and double seater kayaks! A great way to see some of the local wildlife while getting a workout!

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Come lay out on our private beach located behind Shepards Beach Resort!  Lay out on our comfortable beach chairs all day!
2 chair & umbrella $30
Umbrella only $15
Chair only $ 12

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About Makin’ Waves Jet Ski Rental

Makin’ Waves is located on the beach right behind Shepard’s Beach Resort.  We offer you a one stop shop for all of your recreational needs.  We have everything from Jet Ski Rentals, Stand Up Paddleboard Rentals, and kayaks! We also have Scooter Rentals & Bike Rentals, Golf Carts, and Surrey Bikes for rent!

Wanting to relax instead? We have chair and umbrella rentals for you to overlook the beautiful sand and water of Clearwater Beach.  Forgot your sunscreen or sunglasses?  No problem, we have that too.  When you come visit us we want you to worry about one thing.  Having FUN!

In accordance with applicable laws “Makin Waves” will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with a disability. If accommodations are needed, reservations are required at least 24 hours in advance.
Please contact “Makin Waves“ so we can review the requested accommodations to provide a safe and enjoyable experience. Contact information is listed below.