rent a CraigCat Compact Power Boat from Winter Haven Water Sports

Winter Haven WaterSports

Learn to water ski, tube with friends, ride jet skis, rent a pontoon boat, or go paddle boarding at Winter Haven WaterSports. All these activities are done on Winter Haven's southern Chain of Lakes.

Get on the water with Winter Haven WaterSports, which is conveniently located near downtown and next to Tanners Lakeside Restaurant and Bar. They offers various types of rentals as well as tubing, waterski and wakeboarding experiences.

Tubing, Wakeboarding and More

Whether you want to go tubing for the first time, or you are ready for a wakeboard lesson, Winter Haven WaterSports will get you on the water. They offer various types of tow-sports on Winter Haven’s Chain of Lakes. Tubing is great fun for the whole family, and kneeboarding is easy to learn for all ages and abilities. If you are interested in a big adrenaline rush, then book a lesson and learn to waterski or wakeboard. Wakeboarding will be the most challenging lesson, but you can learn to do tricks and get in the air. To make your lessons worry proof, water skis, wakeboards, tubes, safety vests, handles and ropes are included in your hourly lesson rate.

Winter Haven WaterSports Rentals

Do you want to get on the Chain of Lakes without doing a lot of work? Plan to rent a boat, jet ski or a CraigCat and cruise around all day if you’d like. You may want to read about our waterfront restaurants.

Pontoon Boats

Explore the Chain of Lakes on a 2020 pontoon boats. Drive yourself, or hire a captain.

Jet Skis

Feed your need for speed on a personal watercraft, without added fuel charges.


CraigCat’s top-of-the-line, high-performance compact power boats deliver a rare blend of sport boat performance and the genuine comfort of a runabout that appeals to both novice and seasoned boaters alike. Rent a CraigCat for an hour, half day, or full day.

Paddleboards & Kayaks

Paddle across the beautiful Chain of Lakes while enjoying a mild aerobic workout.

To read more about rental availability or book an excursion, go to


Family taking selfie in front of LEGO Movie World

6 Great Reasons to Spend a Weekend in Winter Haven

Ready to book a family-friendly weekend getaway? Here’s a list of 6 exceptionally fun things to during weekend in Winter...

See Details
LEGO Globe at PLANET LEGOLAND at LEGOLAND Florida Resort in Winter Haven, FL

Re-Imagine & Rebuild the World at PLANET LEGOLAND

LEGOLAND® Florida Resort in Winter Haven has introduced a world with no rules just pure creativity… PLANET LEGOLAND® opening April...

See Details
IG ciaraliebl on couch at Unfiltered Coffee in Bartow, FL - one of the Most Instagram-Worthy Places in Central Florida

Most Instagram-Worthy Places in Central Florida

Trip planning on Instagram is definitely a thing and we love finding new places to take pictures at Central Florida,...

See Details
Exterior of 3-story Wonder House in Bartow, FL

Historic Central Florida Sites That Everyone Should See

Whether you’re just visiting the area or a lifelong resident of Polk County, there is so much history in and...

See Details
Two dogs and owner hiking at lake kissimmee state park

Dog Friendly Spots in Central Florida

We understand that your pets are just as important as your human family members. So we created a list of...

See Details
Photo of scrambled eggs and breakfast potatoes at The Terrace Grille in Lakeland, FL

Top Brunch Spots in Central Florida

If breakfast is the most important meal of the day, then brunch is the most important meal of the week!...

See Details
Kids walking outside of Beach Retreat Bungalows at LEGOLAND Florida Resort in Winter Haven, FL

Alternative Places to Stay in Central Florida

If you’re looking for cheaper places to stay near Disney World or any of the great attractions of Central Florida...

See Details
Lina Greco's weekend getaway with a stop to Bok Tower Gardens

Weekend Getaway in Central Florida

Lina Greco worked in partnership with Visit Central Florida to create this Weekend Getaway Travel Recap. Weekend Getaway to Central...

See Details
I can see the weekend from here!👀⁠• • •⁠📸: @emily.ruthann⁠.⁠Having trouble finding the perfect gift for that thrill-seeking adrenaline junkie in you life? Well, @JumpFloridaSkydiving might just be the answer!⁠.⁠Jump Florida Skydiving welcomes first-timers and experienced jumpers at their Lake Wales location. Right now, they are offering numerous Holiday Gift Card Packages, perfect for beginners!⁠.⁠What they offer:⁠- Tandem (First Time) Skydiving⁠- Skydive License Training (AFF)⁠- Experienced Jumpers⁠.⁠Click the link in our bio to learn more.⁠.⁠.⁠.⁠#skydiving #skydive #adrenalinejunkie #JumpFloridaSkydiving #FloridaSkydiving #TandemSkydiving #CentralFlorida #VisitCentralFL #LoveFL

Top 10 Adrenaline-Rush Activities in Central Florida

Central Florida’s Polk County, nestled between Orlando and Tampa, is the ultimate outdoor destination in Florida, and is packed with...

See Details
Family taking selfie at the lagoon during LEGOLAND Piratefest Weekend

Top 10 Reasons to Visit LEGOLAND Florida in 2022

The number one theme park for little kids is opening new attractions and hosting lots of great seasonal events throughout...

See Details
water ripples used as email signup background

Subscribe to


Join our email list and stay up to date with all the great things happening in Florida’s Sweetest Spot.