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Bay Harbor Lake Marina

$1.75/ft - $2/ft

Not Offered

Day Trip
Not Offered
4000 Main St
Bay Harbor, MI 49770
Check-in after 01:00 PM
Check-out before 11:00 AM
VHF 16
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19 Reviews

by xatp5plhsjnemw1nwsvx on Sep 03, 2019
Extremely helpful staff. Beautiful, fully ammenetized setting with clean and well maintained boaters lounge. Great golf, restaurants and shopping. A wonderful stop on our trip.

by sralexander63 on Aug 19, 2019
Nice facility but staff a little disorganized. Very polite kids but harbormaster never around. We had our slip given away while we were out and had prepaid for the week. List our electrical but the boat that took our slip. Took all week to get a similar replacement And was given a small discount for our troubles but would have been happier if it had never happened. Problems coming in at 8:15 no one around and bad weather kept us from getting in earlier. But we survived with the help of other boaters.

by carsondiltz on Aug 15, 2019
Great location, friendly staff, pumpouts at the slip!

by garycofer on Aug 11, 2019
Helpful, friendly staff. Great infrastructure. Good proximity to the activities we were looking for (restaurants, golf, etc)

by twv on Aug 11, 2019
Very good marina, well protected and beautiful homes. Having only one restaurant is the only drawback.

by kelleyanne on Aug 07, 2019
Martin and his Harbor team are first rate!

by nickgalambos on Aug 07, 2019
Outstanding!!!!! We have stayed at more than 70 marinas in the last 4 months - - this is one of the top 3

by alliecan on Jul 21, 2019
Beautiful surroundings, very well protected, nice amenities and helpful staff. Only negative was live music playing from noon to 10 pm on weeknights outside the bar. Really spoiled the ambience imho

by dp on Jul 21, 2019
Very nice marina and helpful staff. Need to improve on cleaning the bathroom facilities more often, they were out of toilet paper and paper towels. Was quite noisy due to a wedding reception and a disagreement between a couple of boaters on the dock.

by dschermer on Jul 14, 2019
Coming back next week

by beneteaupirate on Jul 07, 2019
Great dock hands! Not so great wifi..under 2mbs

by jgizzy31 on Jun 30, 2019
Spent a week on our sailboat at Bay Harbor Lake Marina. Best maintained marina we have stayed at. Super friendly and accommodating staff, they were more than willing to help with any of our requests. The town is very neat, a very different atmosphere then the rest of northern michigan but only a couple minutes from petoskey to get back to that feel.

by maspiteri on Jun 23, 2019
Great people working the harbor

by rdenison on Jul 17, 2018
Great place and great staff... Thanks again for another great stay

by fletchermarka on Aug 31, 2017
Staff was very pleasant and helpful. Very nice area and easy access to other area Marinas, shopping, restaurants, etc. Beautiful area.

by firstforty on Aug 16, 2017
Quiet, nice dining at Knot just a Bar, pleasant live music, nice staff.
Marina Response:
Thank you for visiting Bay Harbor Lake Marina and the nice words. We are delighted that your experience was a pleasant one. We look forward to serving you again. Regards, Jerry Smith, Dock Consultant

by swanee on Jul 31, 2017
Its like they took a giant subdivision and placed it in the most beautiful part of Michigan. I guess its better than a quarry ,but I will never go there again.
Marina Response:
Swanee, Thank you for taking the time to visit Bay Harbor Lake Marina. I am not exactly sure why your experience here was unsatisfactory based on your comment, however, I can personally assure you that we strive for excellence and the vast majority of our guests enjoy the ambiance and amenities that we offer. If you choose to come back on a future boating adventure I would really like to sit down with you and get to the root of your concerns. Until then, Warm regards, Jerry Smith, Dock Consultant

by dailygrind on Jul 23, 2017
We always love our stay in bay harbor! We've been coming since 1999, and every year we have a great time! One suggestion-have 1 or 2 grills available for transients. We stay there anywhere from 4-6 days each year. While we love Knot just a bar, the new grille restaurant, it would be great to be able to grill out and enjoy dinner on our boat. We are looking forward to our trip back next summer!
Marina Response:
Hello dailygrind, Thank you for the being a regular repeat customer for so many years. We are always open to suggestions and appreciate all comments from our boating community. We are discussing the idea of grills and have to check the local laws and marina rules. If at all possible, I think yours is a great idea so if all works out .....we will see. Until then have a great time and be safe. Warm regards, Jerry Smith, Dock Consultant

by vmaks on Jul 06, 2017
Bathrooms were filthy, clubhouse was below par, there was no informational map to the grounds (i.e. you are here......this store is located here,etc). Dockhands were great- polite, willing to do anything,etc. No bikes or vehicle to get around. They said some are coming but a $25/day charge. At the price you pay for a Pvt marina you would think they would offer equal or more than the municipal marinas in the area.
Marina Response:
Dear VMAKS, Thank you for taking the time to post a comment about Bay Harbor Lake Marina. We apologize for the experience that you had here. We strive for excellence and have taken corrective actions to address your concerns. The high volume of traffic that we experienced during the Fourth of July week contributed to the bathrooms not being as they should. Going forward our Dock Consultant, Harbor Master and all dock hands will monitor the bathrooms to ensure cleanliness and serviceability. As for a map, our dock consultant spoke with you and your partner at length and gave you a boaters welcome packet that had both a map of Bay Harbor as well as a map of the surrounding area. We have also placed a map holder on the wall next to the marina bulletin board at the Harbor Master office. The bikes have arrived and we are happy to report that they are free with a $25 refundable deposit. As an open resort that is not private we are very proud of our facilities and amenities. Our marina has received many awards and accolades and we hope that you endeavor to come back and experience all that Bay Harbor Lake Marina has to offer. Regards, Jerry Smith, Dock Consultant

About Bay Harbor Lake Marina

Bay Harbor Lake Marina is widely recognized as the Nautical Center of the Great Lakes and has been recognized as one of the Top 10 Ports in North America by Motor Boating Magazine. We have both seasonal and transient slips available and our professional staff looks forward to helping you enjoy the friendly Northern Michigan experience.

Bay Harbor Lake Marina is located in Bay Harbor Lake and adjoining the pristine waters of Lake Michigan, offering superior amenities and services to both seasonal and transient boaters. The marina has 111 slips for vessels up to 185' and draft up to 12'. The dock design includes floating docks with adjustable cleats. The marina has been a certified Michigan Clean Marina. The Village of Bay Harbor offers unique boutique shopping, dining, ships store, salon services, yacht dealers, lodging, and premier events steps away from the docks. Boaters can enjoy biking along 26 miles of Little Traverse Wheelway extending from Charlevoix to Harbor Springs. Also on site is a 27-hole Championship Golf Course with stunning views of Lake Michigan.


  • Water
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  • ATM
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Captains Lounge
  • Fitness Center
  • Floating Docks
  • Groceries
  • Hotel/Lodging
  • Ice
  • Launch Ramp
  • Launch Service
  • Laundry
  • Maintenance Facilities
  • Medical Facilities w/in 5 Miles
  • Pumpout
  • Restrooms
  • Restaurant
  • Security
  • Ship Store
  • Showers
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wireless Internet



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