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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. 

Single Kayaks

  • $40 for single kayaks - Half day (up to 4 hours)
  • $50 for single kayaks - Full day (up to 8 hours)
  • $55 for single kayaks - Full day take-away (up to 24 hours)

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

  • $50 for Tandem kayaks - Half day (up to 4 hours)
  • $60 for Tandem kayaks - Full day (up to 8 hours)
  • $65 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 take-away prices apply to the first day. Half day prices apply to each consecutive day.

Stand Up Paddleboard Rentals

Rentals include instructions, map, board, Paddle and lifejacket.

  • $30 up to 2 Hours
  • $35 up to 3 Hours


Reservations are highly recommended. (Must be at least 4 years old to get on the water, at least 14 years old to be on a board solo, and at least one person in the party must be over 18. Children under 14 can ride on a board with an adult.)

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

  • $30 for single kayaks - Half day (up to 4 hours)
  • $40 for single kayaks - Full day (up to 8 hours)
  • $45 for single kayaks - Full day take-away (up to 24 hours)
  • $45 for tandem kayaks - Half day (up to 4 hours) 
  • $55 for tandem kayaks - Full day (up to 8 hours)
  • $60 for tandem kayaks - Full day take-away (up to 24 hours)

Boy and Girl Scouts, Schools (elementary, middle, high school; 10+ people)

  • $25 for single kayaks - Half day (up to 4 hours)
  • $32 for single kayaks - Full day (up to 24 hours)
  • $35 for single kayaks - Full day take-away (up to 24 hours)
  • $44 for tandem kayaks - Half day (up to 4 hours) 
  • $52 for tandem kayaks - Full day (up to 24 Hours)
  • $55 for tandem kayaks - Full day take-away (up to 24 hours)


Overnight Rentals: Full day take-away 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

  • $2 off per person for single kayak and paddleboard rentals.

Group Discounts (10 or more)

  • $2 off per person on all single kayak and paddleboard rentals.

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