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Address: 514 W. Water St., New Buffalo, MI 49117
Phone Number: +1 269-469-2600
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Oselka Marina, located on Lake Michigan in beautiful New Buffalo, Michigan,...

Oselka Marina, located on Lake Michigan in beautiful New Buffalo, Michigan, is a full-service marina. Amenities include:*** Boat & Yamaha Waverunner Rentals ****• Seasonal and transient floating slips with swimming pool, cable TV and wireless internet • Valet Boating In/Out Service • Indoor Heated Winter Storage, Indoor Non-heated Winter Storage, and Outdoor Winter Storage with Shrink Wrap • Valvtect Gas & Diesel Sales • Certified Mercruiser Service & Parts • Ship's Store & Snug Harbor Mini Mart including Hershey's Ice Cream • New, Pre-owned and Brokerage Boat Sales on site, presented by Basa's Marine and The Mariner Network • Marina Grand Resort, on site luxury accomodations, including Bentwood Tavern, and offering luxury residences for sale

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Beautiful marina

This is the marina you overlook if you dine at bentwood tavern. Very pretty, lots of very nice boats. Walkable from new buffalo beach.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
Zionsville, Indiana
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We rented 3 jet skis on a beautiful Friday morning. The staff at the Marina was very friendly and helpful, and the jet skis were in excellent condition. My guys had a blast.

Thank lovethefall99
New Buffalo, Michigan
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33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Oselka's Marina is a New Buffalo institution. However, they have a monopoly of sorts on the snug harbor. Check your bill and consider docking in Michigan City at B&E.

Thank stylusx
Zionsville, Indiana
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182 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

This is the marina you overlook if you dine at bentwood tavern. Very pretty, lots of very nice boats. Walkable from new buffalo beach.

Thank MEWEHR1977
Chicago, Illinois
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209 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We rented a jet ski AND a boat and have to compliment Jim Oselka on his flexibility with our reservations since we showed up late both days! They have all kinds of water sport equipment and paraphernalia. And the training videos are very thorough. Would have appreciated a little "live" review of the boat operations as well. And although our... More 

2 Thank truthbetold_10
Willowbrook, Illinois
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

To the crew at Oselka--- thanks again for helping us out with a jet ski rental this Saturday (July 19th) in New Buffalo. Jim was very helpful --and thorough-- in helping answer our questions and they were extremely flexible with our reservation time...probably not an easy thing to do during peak season. The communication was excellent. We jet-skied north of... More 

Thank Joe C
Saint Louis, Missouri
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47 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Although he does not sell the temporary insurance coverages, he indicated that my homeowners coverage would probably cover a claim. I check with my carrier and they do not provide LIability coverage and only a small amount of property coverage for samll boats - not the type he rents. Be cautious and check with your insurance carrier before renting from... More 

1 Thank henno101
oselkamarina, Manager at Oselka Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for your reply. Here is our policy related to insurance coverage as stated on our website: INSURANCE: Oselka Marina offers NO insurance for damage to the machines. You may be covered under your homeowners insurance policy. Please check with your insurance agent about adding a rental damage rider to your homeowners policy if you are not already covered.... More 

Fishers, Indiana
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89 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

My husband and I each rented Jet Skis from Oselka Marina in June 2012. The staff was very friendly and informative. We had to watch a short video for safety before we could rent the machines, but it was quick enough. Nice equipment and plenty of sizes available for life jackets. Online booking was great too!

4 Thank Julie C
Chicago, Illinois
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83 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

I reserved a jet ski online for a recent visit to New Buffalo. Jim was helpful to answer my questions via email and the booking was simple. The day of there was rain coming so we showed up a few hours early to see if we could move our reservation. This was no problem and we were out on the... More 

2 Thank netgrl22
oselkamarina, General Manager at Oselka Marina, responded to this review

Thank you for your response. Glad you enjoyed your time with us and hope you can come again soon! Jim Oselka More 

New Buffalo, Michigan
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

Just tried to rent jet-skis from Oselka Marina and we couldn't have been treated worse than we just were. After speaking with Jim, we were told that we have a reservation for 1 jet-ski when it should have been 2. That's not the worst thing in the world except when we told him that we had a confirmation Voicemail (which... More 

4 Thank kmatis25
oselkamarina, Owner at Oselka Marina, responded to this review

As proprietor of the business, I do fee badly that you had a bad experience. I apologize for the confusion between one or two jet skis. I have also phoned the customer and apologized and offered a discount if they would like to come back on a future date. Thank you. Jim Oselka More 

highland park, IL
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

Rented two jet skis - excellent condition and nice place.

Thank acarole

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