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Kayak and Canoe Rentals

We have Werner Fiberglass/Plastic Paddles, high end Wilderness Systems Kayaks, Perception Kayaks, Mad River Canoes, & Three Palms and Bic Paddleboards! No other outfitter compares! We have over 100 kayaks & canoes and 35 paddleboards to choose from.

Kayak and SUP Rentals are available at Shem creek 7 days a week. Walk ups are welcomed however, advance reservations are suggested.

The obligatory fine print: Must be at least 14 to be in a kayak/on a board solo, and someone in the party must be age 18 or older. Children must be at least 4 years old to get on the water, and children who are not old enough to be by themselves can be in a tandem or on a board with someone 14 or older. With advanced notice, we may be able to provide kayak/canoe rentals at Wambaw Swamp (Stillboat Landing).

Single Kayaks

  • $38 for single kayaks - Half day (up to 4 hours)
  • $48 for single kayaks - Full day (up to 8 hours)
  • $48 for single kayaks - Full day take-away (up to 24 hours)

Tandem (Two person) Kayaks or Canoes (Canoes can hold up to 3 people)

  • $48 for Tandem kayaks - Half day (up to 4 hours)
  • $58 for Tandem kayaks - Full day (up to 8 hours)
  • $58 for Tandem kayaks - Full day take-away (up tp 24 hours)

We may be able to accommodate take-away canoe requests at Shem Creek with a 24 hour advance notice. (Due to the winds, waves, and boat traffic at Shem Creek, we do not rent canoes at the Shem Creek location.)

Overnight Rentals

Full day prices apply to the first day. Half day prices apply to each consecutive day.

Stand Up Paddleboard Rentals

Rentals Include: Instruction, Map, Board, Paddle and Lifejacket.

  • $30 up to 3 Hours
  • $38 up to 4 Hours


We have a limited amount of paddleboards; reservations are recommended. 

Churches, Universities, Non-profit Organizations, Corporations (6+ people)

  • $28 for single kayaks - Half day (up to 4 hours)
  • $38 for single kayaks - Full day (up to 8 hours)
  • $44 for tandem kayaks - Half day (up to 4 hours) 
  • $52 for tandem kayaks - Full day (up to 8 hours)

Boy and Girl Scouts 

  • $24 for single kayaks - Half day (up to 4 hours)
  • $30 for single kayaks - Full day (up to 24 hours)
  • $42 for tandem kayaks - Half day (up to 4 hours) 
  • $50 for tandem kayaks - Full day (up to 24 Hours)

Schools (elementary, middle, high school; 10+ people)

  • $32 for single kayaks - Half day (up to 4 hours)
  • $39 for single kayaks - Full day (up to 8 hours)
  • $46 for tandem kayaks - Half day (up to 4 hours) 
  • $50 for tandem kayaks - Full day (up to 8 hours) 


Overnight Rentals: Full day prices apply to the first day. Half day prices apply to each consecutive day.

Discounts

Military, College Student, Seniors (65 and older), and Tri-County Resident Discounts

  • $3 off per person for single kayak and paddleboard rentals.

Group Discounts (10 or more)

  • $3 off per person on all single kayak and paddleboard rentals.

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