Waverunner Rentals

Waverunner Rentals

The freedom of riding on Lake of the Ozarks waterways is a fun way to create the perfect lake adventure for any family.  Paradise Marina and Watersports has a fantastic open water riding area  helping to provide our guests with a thrilling full speed experience near the historical Bagnell Dam.

Our 2022 Yamahas are among the newest models available and our instructors will make sure you are completely prepared with the operation of the WaveRunner.   If you want speed, the top speed is around 55 mph. Looking for a relaxing ride and to enjoy the scenery?  These WaveRunners are perfect for you, too.

We also provide lifejackets, with full safety instructions for your ride.

You only live once – enjoy the adventure of a lifetime at Paradise Marina and Watersports!


$ 110

Per Rental

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$ 200

Per Rental


  • $300 security deposit required on major credit card (not debit card) per waverunner rental. Sales tax and Fuel not included.
  • Must be 18 to drive.
  • Valid Drivers License (Boaters License for anyone born after Jan. 1st, 1984)
  • 1-3 passengers or maximum weight of 450 lbs.
  • No Private Docking, All riders must be present at check in.

Waverunner Rental FAQ

What is required for a rental?

Valid driver’s license and a deposit on credit card.

How old do I have to be to rent a waverunner?

You must be 18 years or older with a valid driver’s license.

Do I need a boating license?

If you are born after Jan 1, 1984 you are required to have a boating license to operate a boat or PWC on Missouri waterways. You can go online to https://www.boat-ed.com/ to take the test.

Just boating for the week? A one time, temporary 7 day certificate is available online.  Save time at check in by completing prior to arrival. You can go online to https://www.boat-ed.com/missourirental/sign-up/ to complete the temporary license for a fee of $9.00

How much is the security deposit?

A $300.00 security deposit is required per waverunner rental.   Deposits are charged to your credit card prior to departure and refunded upon return of the waverunner without any damages.   Refunds on credit card usually take 7 days to show up in your account. Credit card refund times vary by merchant and bank.

Waverunners will be thoroughly inspected before departure and upon return.  Any rental that is damaged will result in forfeit of your security deposit and you are responsible for all additional repair costs for that vessel.

Where can we take the waverunner?

The waverunners can be used in our riding area in front of the Bagnell Dam and  there’s plenty of riding space to keep you entertained. Our waverunners are NOT permitted to privately dock, however switching passengers is allowed at our marina location where our team can assist.  All riders must be present at check in.

What is your cancellation/refund policy?

All cancellations must be made by calling us at (573) 745-0700.  Cancellations via text or email are not accepted.

  • Weekday rentals (M-Th.) must be cancelled within 48 hours prior to scheduled check in time.
  • Weekend rentals (F-S) must be cancelled within 7 days of scheduled check in time.
  • Holiday/Holiday weekends must be cancelled within 7 days of scheduled check in time.
  • Refunds do not include the 10% credit card processing fee.

If a cancellation is less than 48 hours (M-Th.) or 7 Days for Weekends/Holiday prior to scheduled check in, you will forfeit the reservation deposit.

What happens if it is raining on the day of my rental?

If the weather is inclement during the time of your rental, the reservation deposit will be refunded (minus the credit card processing fee).  (Both parties must agree on what defines “inclement weather” on the day of the rental.)

Missouri Boater License

Take the boaters safety certificate online

Safety Note

Missouri requires anyone born after January 1st, 1984 to have a Missouri Boaters License to operate a boat or PWC on Missouri waterways.  Anyone operating a boat or PWC without it could be fined.

A one time, temporary 7 day certificate is available online for a fee of $9.00.  Please complete this certificate prior to check in and remember that the temporary license is only available one time to you.

If you have previously received a temporary you can click here to get your full license that is good for LIFE.