Visit Northern Michigan’s full service freshwater surf shop!
We have been outfitting groms, families and people of all ages since 2004. Located downtown Empire in the heart of the beautiful Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Sleeping Bear Surf & Kayak has become much more than just a surf shop packed with the latest, greatest gear and apparel; it’S a place that has built a solid and growing surf community. We provide surf lessons regularly throughout the summer along with our annual SBX Waterman Camp, kayak tours and numerous rentals to get you on the water. We have a fleet of stand-up paddleboards, surfboards, sea-kayaks even bodyboards for you to rent. For land lovers, we also have a fleet of fat tire bikes and cargo bikes to rent out. Along with our rentals and classes we have a large retail selection of stand-up paddleboards (SUP), surfboards, longboards, swimwear, wetsuits, lifestyle clothing and more.
Whether it’s surf, SUP, kayak, skim, longboards, bikes or gigantic inflatable SUPS, we are all about promoting free-ride fun for the entire family. Stop in and check out how you, too, can Live the Freshwater Life!