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Grab a paddle and hit the water anywhere in the world with a kayak rental.

Paddlesports rentals are the perfect combination of leisure and exercise. Kayaking is a great way to enjoy the outdoors, reconnect with nature, and explore the water. Whether you rent a kayak at home over the weekend or book a kayak tour during your vacation abroad, you're sure to have an amazing time paddling yourself through the water. Rent a kayak on your own or enjoy a guided excursion anywhere in the world.

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Things to consider for your kayak rental.

  • Kayaking difficulty will depend on where you plan to go. Ask the owner for recommendations including the safest paddle routes to align with your skill level.
  • Ensure that you have all of the proper safety equipment, including a life jacket (PFD) and whistle. These items are often included with your rental. Ask the owner if you have any questions about local regulations and requirements.
  • Discuss the details for picking up the kayak with the owner. Some owners will meet you at the water (lake marina, river dock, etc.) while others may have you transport the kayak yourself. If you'll be transporting the kayak, make sure you have a safe way to carry it on your vehicle.
  • Houseboats are popular outings for families and groups, so make sure to book your reservation well in advanced to secure an amazing vacation on the water.

Kayak Rentals FAQs

What does it cost to rent a kayak?

The cost to rent a kayak falls between $10-$30 an hour.Prices for kayak rentals vary based on location and duration of the rental.

Where is the best place to kayak?

There are many amazing places to kayak around the world. Some of the top kayaking locations include the following places.

  • Vancouver Island, Canada
  • Queenstown, New Zealand
  • Sea of Cortez, Mexico
  • Bioluminescent Bays, Vieques, Puerto Rico
  • Svalbard, Norway
  • Dubrovnik and Hvar, Croatia

Do kayaks tip easily?

Caution should be exercised when paddling kayaks, but you can find fairly stable kayaks to rent to avoid tipping. When kayaking, use control with the paddles and go slowly if you feel unsteady. Avoid kayaking in rough waters or bad weather if you’re worried about tipping.

Do you need a boaters license to kayak?

You do not need a license to kayak. If you’ve never kayaked before, have the owner who is renting one to you show you how to kayak safely and always wear a lifejacket when kayaking.

What should I bring on my first kayaking trip?

Kayakers should always bring and wear a lifejacket, sunscreen, sunglasses and the appropriate apparel for the climate and conditions. It’s a good idea to bring water and snacks, depending on how long the journey will be.

GetMyBoat customer reviews for Boat Rentals worldwide.

  1. SL
    Stephen
    Charter 55ft Irwin sailboat In Marina del Rey, California. PLEASE READ THE PRICES UNDER "READ FULL DESCRIPTION" BEFORE MAKING AN INQUIRY!

    Great day on the ocean. We wanted a relaxing trip for our family. Nothing to intense for our small kids, who had never been on the ocean. We toured the marina, saw some sea lions, did paddle board and kayak and listened to great music. Captain Stephen was an easy conversationalist and is great with kids too!

  2. LA
    Leslie
    Charter 55ft Irwin sailboat In Marina del Rey, California. PLEASE READ THE PRICES UNDER "READ FULL DESCRIPTION" BEFORE MAKING AN INQUIRY!

    Awesome experience. got to see some dolphins and sea lions. we sailed and got to anchor and swim, kayak, and paddle board. captain stephen was very kind and had great communication. definitely will be coming back much more !

  3. SH
    Sue
    Las Playas Kayak - Beaches, Toronto

    We had a fantastic experience, Pedro & his girlfriend were great with communicating and made sure we were safe and having a good time while we were out on the water. Very kind people and they offer a better price than anyone else on the beach. I will be renting from Pedro again and highly recommend that you do too!

  4. CJ
    Chelsea
    Charter 55ft Irwin sailboat In Marina del Rey, California. PLEASE READ THE PRICES UNDER "READ FULL DESCRIPTION" BEFORE MAKING AN INQUIRY!

    We had the most incredible time and are so appreciative of captain Richard Andrew! The boat had everything we could’ve needed and stopping to swim was a huge highlight! We were lucky enough to be some of the only few who got to enjoy the ocean on 4th of July during a time when the beaches were closed. Definitely booking again!!

  5. KS
    Kendall
    Charter 55ft Irwin sailboat In Marina del Rey, California. PLEASE READ THE PRICES UNDER "READ FULL DESCRIPTION" BEFORE MAKING AN INQUIRY!

    Captain Gustavo and his team are wonderful to work with! We had a great time celebrating a group member's 25th birthday. The boat was beautiful and Stephen was extremely knowledgable and enthusiastic Can't wait to be back on board!

  6. AB
    Ahmed
    Las Playas Kayak - Beaches, Toronto

    Pedro was awesome! My wife and I’d experience was better than we could’ve imagined. We were greeted warmly and given clear instructions on how to kayak. We will be recommending Pedro’s service to our friends and family!