Ride on our Jet Skis

Rudee Inlet Jet Ski offers a large selection of 1, 2 and 3 person Yamaha Waverunners for you to take out into the Atlantic Ocean. We have the largest riding area in Virginia Beach. Rudee Inlet Jet Ski has been family owned and operated since 1985. Safe and fun for the whole family and conveniently located 2 blocks off the resort strip on Rudee Inlet next to Big Sam’s Restaurant and Raw Bar. Don’t forget the free parking at Big Sam’s.

If you are planing on renting for the 9a.m. early bird special, please call ahead and make a reservation.

Waverunner & Jet Ski Rental Rates

Half Hour

$100 9am - 6pm Daily

One Hour

$140 9am - 6pm Daily


$10 each


at Big Sam's

Please note, we only accept online reservations for jet ski rentals (except for the 9 a.m. early bird special rate). Jet ski rentals are on a first-come, first-serve basis. We have over 25 skis available, so there usually is little or no waiting… just show up, hop on, and take off!

Jet Ski FAQ

You must be 18 years old to rent, 16 to operate by yourself and 14 years old if you have a valid boaters license. There is no minimum age for passengers.

The maximum weight a jet ski can hold is 450 lbs.

Up to 3 people, but the combined weight cannot exceed 450 lbs.

No. Life jackets are worn at all times and we have boats to assist you. Jet skis are watched with strict supervision and someone is always monitoring renters. So in the event you do fall off the jet ski, our trained staff is right there to get you back on safely.

Yes. You are led out of Rudee Inlet into the ocean, where you have 1 square mile riding area from 1st Street to 14th street (between the rock jetty and the Virginia Beach Fishing Pier).

No. If you see fins around you, they are very friendly dolphins that enjoy flirting and catching waves with jet skiers.

Please Note: Our rates are subject to change, so please call for updated information. Please check out our coupon page for discounts.

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