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Unforgettable Solar Boating in Saugatuck: Experience a Lilypad Rental

Saugatuck, Michigan, is a vibrant and picturesque town known for its artistic charm and stunning waterfront. With its beautiful harbor, sandy beaches, and scenic waterways, Saugatuck offers a perfect setting for a memorable boating experience. At Lilypad, we are committed to providing you with the best Saugatuck boat rental adventures, ensuring that your time on the water is both unforgettable and sustainable.


At Lilypad, we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to explore the beauty of Saugatuck's waters. That's why we offer great rates for group bookings and other types of  rentals. Whether you're planning a family outing, a day with friends, or a corporate event, our solar boat that seats six ensures that you can enjoy a fantastic boating experience.


Utilizing 100% solar power only, Lilypad offers an approachable alternative boating experience designed to bring people together on the water while requiring little to no boating expertise. You can enjoy the Lilypad experience on the Kalamazoo River with family and friends with your Saugatuck boat rental.


Ask any Saugatuck local, and they’ll tell you where to find us at Red Dock—the epicenter of FUN in the area! Once you’re aboard a Lilypad, travel east and you’ll enjoy nature and the serenity of the Kalamazoo River and Wade’s Bayou. If you head north from the dock, you’ll “see and be seen” in one of Michigan’s most popular tourist attractions!

Experience The Artistic and Cultural Heart of Saugatuck


Saugatuck is renowned for its artistic and cultural significance, and boating here allows you to experience this vibrant community from a unique perspective. The town's picturesque channel is dotted with charming shops, galleries, and restaurants, providing plenty of opportunities for exploration and enjoyment.


Boating on Saugatuck's waters offers a variety of experiences, from leisurely cruises along the shoreline to exciting discoveries in hidden coves and inlets. The clear, calm waters are perfect for picnicking and sunbathing.

Support Sustainability Practices

When you choose Lilypad for your boating adventure, you're not just renting a boat; you're supporting environmentally friendly business. Our eco-friendly practices help protect the beautiful environment of Saugatuck, as Lilypads are 100% carbon-free and pollution-free, designed with sustainability in mind. They are built with aluminum hulls as aluminum is recyclable—in fact, 40% of a Lilypad hull is made from recycled aluminum. Powered by the latest ultra-efficient solar panel technology, Lilypad can quietly cruise anywhere you want, even on cloudy days!


By choosing Lilypad for your Saugatuck boat rental experience, you're contributing to the sustainability of this stunning destination.

Create Lasting Memories on the Water

Boating on Saugatuck's waters with Lilypad is more than just a rental; it's an experience that creates lasting memories. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are dedicated to making your adventure as enjoyable as possible. We provide detailed maps and guidance to help you navigate the waters and discover the best spots for picnicking, and exploring.


Designed to bring people together on the water, Lilypad solar boats are quiet, comfortable, and pro-social. Modeled after your favorite outdoor café, Lilypad is appointed with all the details to make your time on the water relaxed—including soft sofa-like lounges and a coffee table with plenty of room for drinks and snacks. Say goodbye to noise and fumes and enjoy a social experience with a solar Lilypad Saugatuck boat rental this Summer!

Plan Your Visit Today

Ready to set sail on Saugatuck's waters? Plan your visit with Lilypad today and discover why so many people choose us for their Saugatuck boat rental adventures.


Whether you're seeking a peaceful retreat or an environmentally friendly adventure, Lilypad offers the perfect boating experience on Saugatuck's waters. Join us on the water and create memories that will last a lifetime. We can’t wait to have you on board! 

Reserve your Lilypad in Saugatuck today!

The Lilypad experience is available at the Red Dock in Saugatuck/Douglas. Enjoy time on the Kalamazoo River with family and friends today.

Book online below!

Safe Harbor at Red Dock

219 N Union St, Douglas, MI 49406


Electric Boats


Kalamazoo Lake - Douglas, MI
6 Passengers
3 hp  •  23 ft
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