Makin’ Waves Rentals

Clearwater Jet Ski Rental & More!

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The largest free riding area on the beach!

Jet Skis

Come ride our new 2022 Yamaha VX Deluxe Waverunners! You may even get lucky and see dolphins in the Gulf of Mexico!

Jet Ski Requirements: PLEASE READ IN IT’S ENTIRETY
  • All drivers must have in their possession, a BOATERS SAFETY LICENSE (If born after 1987) and a GOVERNMENT ISSUED PHOTO ID to operate a Wave Runner in the State of Florida. IF YOU TOOK THE TEST ONLINE, print the certificate out and bring it with you OR take a screen shot of the certificate via your cell phone and show upon arrival.

  • The temporary boater’s license exam can be taken through the link below or you can find the link within your confirmation email.

  • All driver’s must be able to speak and understand fluent English so the instructor can give a safety briefing required by insurance

  • All riders must be able to swim per insurance guidelines.

  • 18 and older can rent a jet ski. 16 and 17 year olds may drive with a valid government issued ID and a parent or guardian sign off. Parent or guardian must be present to sign liability waiver and accompany the minor out on the water.
  • Passengers must be 6 years of age or older. Parent or guardian must be comfortable with child sitting behind them.
  • A passenger can ride for no additional charge. There is a 350 lb weight limit.
  • Major credit card is required for incidentals. A debit card is not allowed. $500 cash deposit is required per jet ski if you do not own a credit card.

  • We reserve the right to CANCEL reservations with NO REFUND if the customer has failed to meet requirements upon arrival.

  • Same day cancellations will have a cancellation fee of $50 per ski.

  • No Call/ No Show will not receive a refund.

  • PLEASE ARRIVE 30 MINUTES EARLY in order to get paperwork and instructions prior to ride. Groups of 8 or more should arrive 1 hour before reservation time.

Water Sports

You are only minutes away from a bird sanctuary and beautiful views from the water. Kayak within our intracoastal waterway to see some of Clearwater’s local wildlife.

We have stand up paddleboards on Clearwater Beach! Come be adventurous with the newest craze to sweep the nation.

Beach Scooter & Bike Rental

at Shephards Beach Resort

619 S. Gulfview blvd Clearwater Beach

Bike, Scooter & Golf Cart Rental

Clearwater Scooter and Bike Rentals has the best deal in the area for bikes, scooters, golf cart rentals and more! Get around fast with our Kymco scooters. Have a family!? Rent one of our 4 and 6 seater golf carts! We offer Key West-style rentals where we rent by the hour, day or week! Also ask about our overnight specials. All of our options are a great way to see our beautiful Clearwater Beach!

*2022 model scooters

requirements

  • Have a valid drivers license
  • Anyone 25 or below a $250 deposit is required
  • Be at least 18 years of age

requirements

  • Be at least 25 years of age
  • Have a valid drivers license
  • Anyone 25 or below a $250 deposit is required
  • Must have major credit card for deposit (not a debit)

requirements

  • Be at least 25 years of age
  • Have a valid drivers license
  • Anyone 25 or below a $250 deposit is required
  • Must have major credit card for deposit (not debit)

requirements

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have a valid drivers license
  • Anyone 25 or below a $250 deposit is required

RoundTail Bikes – Brand NEW!

The RoundTail™ is the kind of bike that makes you want to ride. It’s equal parts bicycle, sculpture and modern art. Also because of the RoundTail’s™ design, hours on the bike won’t leave you beat up and fatigued like a traditional bike. Cycling just became a lot more fun. Visit Clearwater Beach Scooter and Bike Rental website.

The RoundTail™ design delivers a bicycle that gives every rider – from the Iron Man competitor to the weekend warrior to the commuter – a strong, fast, enjoyable ride.

Relax on the Beach

All nonhotel guests that rent an umbrella and chairs at Shepards Beach Resort must wear a wristband. You will get this wristband upon arrival to the Makin Waves booth on the sand.

NO COOLERS * NO PERSONAL CHAIRS * NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR BEVERAGES.

Parking

Valet parking at Shepard’s Beach Resort is $3 per hour.

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.