• Quality Kayak and SUP  Rentals
    Quality Kayak and SUP Rentals
  • Three locations: Downtown Victoria, Oak Bay, and Saturna Island
    Three locations: Downtown Victoria, Oak Bay, and Saturna Island

Ocean River Rentals

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Want to go paddling alone or with friends? Renting a kayak, stand-up paddle board is a great activity and alternative to owning your own boat or board. Rent for an afternoon and explore the waters of Downtown Victoria and Oak Bay. Rent a boat for a few days and take off on your own adventure – as long as you have the necessary safety knowledge and proper transporting equipment for our gear.

Rental Kayaks & SUPs

No matter what you are looking for we have you covered. Our fleet is the largest in town and is comprised of the highest quality watercraft. Large or small, we’ll have a boat or stand-up paddle board to fit you and get you out on the water! We are following strict WorkSafe BC and Covid-19 guidelines while getting you safely on the water.

Rates
Time Downtown Single Kayak/Paddleboard Downtown Tandem Oak Bay single Oak Bay Tandem
2 Hours $40 Single or SUP $60 Tandem $40 $60
3 Hours $50 Single or SUP $75 Tandem $50 $75
1 Day $75 Single or SUP $120 Tandem
Add day $55 Single or SUP $75 Tandem

Please note:

  • In the winter, rentals are dependant on your skill level, the weather, and the availability of our staff. We also have Stohlquist Drysuits, Wetsuits, Surf Stand-Up Paddleboards and Hydrofoils available to rent off-site in the winter. Please call or e-mail in advance.
  • Off-site rentals available. You must have adequate roof racks, straps and foam/cradles to safely transport a kayak/SUP. Please email adventure@oceanriver.com or call 250-381-4233 to arrange.
  • Are you a local? We have a local’s punch card available to help you save! Ask us about our punch cards.
  • You can use up to $100 of credit from rentals if you purchase a kayak within 30 days of the rentals.
  • All rental prices include safety gear.

No reservations needed. All rentals are based on a first come first serve basis. Just stop by and we’ll get you on a boat or board!

Safety Gear

All Rentals Include All Mandatory Safety Gear

  • Paddle
  • PFD
  • Spray skirt
  • Throw-line
  • Pump
  • Leash for SUP

Optional equipment: Spare paddle and/or paddle float.

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Downtown Paddle Shack

450 Swift St, Victoria, BC

We are open 7 days a week.

Book Single or SUP

Book Tandem Kayak

Ph: 250-3814233

Email: adventure@oceanriver.com

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Oak Bay Paddle Shack

1325 Beach Drive Victoria, BC

Opening on May 29th after extensive renovations.  In the meantime for groups of 3 or more, please email us for a private reservation. 

Book Single Kayak

Book Tandem Kayak

Book SUP

Email: adventure@oceanriver.com

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