If you are interested in sea kayak rentals this must be combined with transport to destinations we service. If you want to book kayak rentals with us, you must use our transport services. After being the first shop to rent to folks back in 1982...allot has changed.. Your liability is important to us. Our reputation is important to us...thus the reason to combine these service and ensure your safety margin in an environment of changing current and winds. Spending years in this area have brought us to take no short cuts. Use the same safety routes, run our own support boat backup and constantly retrain our minds, our practices and our staff. If this sounds like an agency you would like to work with for a trip...give us a shout. Best to communicate the old way....by phone...we want to hear a real human voice....
Once you have an idea of what you require by knowing where you want to go, number of days, your dates, # of private kayaks, please complete the form below or contact by emailing us at email@example.com If you would like us to contact you by telephone, please give us a time and date we can call you.
Or you can also TEXT us at 1-250-619-2714.
Plan A... Plan B, you cannot have too many plans! For your safety we require rental folks to truthfully document their experience from previous seasons. Secondly, we require that you file out a Sail Plan of your trip with us before your departure. This is considered your pre-trip planning agenda. And thirdly, we suggest that you have a Safety Checklist for your trip.
We would encourage groups to have at least two members with adequate experience on the ocean or PADDLE CANADA Level One or Two Certifications or equivalent. Our transport services will be limited to a maximum group size of eight passengers, eight kayaks and a load or 60 lbs per person. As an alternative we offer competitively priced guided sea kayak tours highlighting basecamps, single and double sea kayaks, large tents on platforms, good food and knowledgeable guides. Information can be found at www.orcaseakayaking.com. These trip allow for flexibility in the itineraries!!
NOTE: We do not offer rentals to folks who are not experiences in our waters. Folks renting our sea kayaks and taking transport must be prepared to document, medical history and history of their paddling trips before a rental agreement will be completed.
Please complete the fields below and have this information handy before calling to reserve:
• Email address and mailing address
• Rental dates requested
• Group size and ages of guests, height and weight of guests
• Specify if you want sea kayak rentals for singles, doubles or doubles with mid-hatch storage
• Credit card information for your trip deposit phoned into our office 1-250-756-0094
We will confirm your rental via email and provide you with a ‘Terms and Usage’ and a 'Sail Plan’ document for you to fill out and sign. These documents outline your level of paddling experience and planned route. Within your group at least two kayak renters must have a current (this Spring or Summer) a Level One Paddle Canada Certification or participation in a SKGABC exchange is great training. And if you associated with a local paddling club and do regular training that would quality you for our rental program.
Any information you give to us is used ONLY to help ensure you have a fun and safe sea kayak camping trip. We never give away your name or contact information. However, given us your contact info allows us to keep in touch with you for deals we offer throughout the pre-season. We reward folks who do repeat business with us in Canada and Baja.