Rentals – New Gear Every Year!


Ocean River Sports offers top quality rental kayaks, canoes and standup paddleboards (SUP) to get you out fast Voted Best Kayak store in Canada, your satisfaction is our promise. Top quality is evidenced right down to the paddles, skirts and personal flotation devices.

Time Single Kayak, Canoe & SUP Rental Double Kayak Rental
2 hrs. $40 $60
3 hrs. $50 $75
1 day $60 $90
Add day (up to 7 days) $35 $50
Add day (8 days +) $30 $40
Vic. Harbour Location Only Summer weekday* 5 – 8pm $25 $40
*Summer weekday rentals run from May 27th through Sept 13th

Paddlesport Rentals

We offer year-round single and tandem kayak, canoe, and SUP rentals to those interested in discovering paddling on their own. You can launch from our dock conveniently located in Victoria’s upper harbour or take them elsewhere with appropriate transportation.

Our fleet is the largest in town and is comprised of the highest quality watercraft. Large or small we’ll have a boat to fit you!

All rentals include all mandatory safety gear

  • Paddle
  • PFD
  • Spray skirt
  • Throw-line
  • Pump
  • Helmet (for whitewater)
  • and a leash for SUP

Optional equipment: Spare paddle and/or paddle float.

Rental Policy: If renting a kayak for 1 day or longer, you may reserve in advance by calling (250) 381-4233. Full payment is required for a reservation.

For your own safety: Any renter who plans to paddle in an area outside our protected harbour requires rescue training for kayaking/canoeing as a minimum.

Transportation: If you plan to transport a vessel on the roof of your vehicle you will need to have; roof racks (rated to carry the corresponding load), shaped padded cradles, straps (or rope) for securing the kayak,and bow and stern lines.

Cancellation Policy: We require a minimum 72 hours notice of cancellation for a full refund. A 25% administrative fee (min $25) will be retained for cancellations within 72 hours of the reservation date.

In the winter, we also have rental snowshoes poles, avalanche beacons, and probe rentals for those looking to get out there into the snow! Contact us for availability and details.