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Summer Rentals

We rent Canoes, Kayaks and Stand Up Paddle Boards! 

Rental Season 
roughly April 30 - September 30 ... call for hours, availability and to make a reservation

Family Rentals

Rental Rates
On-site rental
Kayaks (Solo/Tandem): $25 half day, $40 full day
Stand Up Paddle Boards: $25 half day, $40 full day
Tandem Royalex Canoes: $25 half day, $40 full day
Fishing Kayaks: $30 half day, $60 full day
Pedal Fishing Kayaks: $40 half day, $75 full day
- Reservations are strongly encouraged for all rentals. 
Call ahead for best selection!

Off-Site Rental (pick-up @ 220 W Broadway, paddle anywhere)
Kayaks (Solo/Tandem): $50 full day, $30 additional day
Stand Up Paddle Boards: $50 full day, $30 additional day
Tandem Royalex Canoes: $50 full day, $30 additional day
Fishing Kayaks: $60 full day, $40 additional day
- Reservations are strongly encouraged for all rentals. 
Call ahead for best selection!

- Off-site renters may pick up their boat(s) one half hour before the close of business on the evening prior to their departure.
- Off-site renters must have an approved roof rack (a factory rack with cross-bars, Yakima, Thule, or the like) on their vehicle for boat transport.

Available RentalsSUP Rentals 
Stand Up Paddle Boards: Bic Sport Ace Tec 10’6”, Ace Tec 11’6”, and Cross Adventure 11’
Solo Kayak: Current Designs Kestrel 120 & Solara 120
Tandem Kayak: Native Watercraft Ultimate 14.5 T & Current Designs Solara 145T
Fishing Kayak: Native Watercraft Ultimate FX 12, Ultimate FX 15 Solo, Ultimate FX 15 Tandem, Slayer 10 Propel, Slayer 13 Propel, and Slayer 12; Jackson Kayak Coosa, Big Rig, Big Tuna, and  Kilroy; and Wilderness Systems Atak 140
Tandem Canoe: Wenonah Adirondack RX 16’ & Spirit II RX 17’

General Rental Policies 
- Renters must be at least 18. Adults must accompany anyone under 18.
- A lifejacket and footwear must be worn at all times.
- Sorry, leave the alcohol at home. We don't allow alcohol in our boats.
- Rentals are due back 30 minutes prior to the close of business on the day they are due.
- Rentals returned late will be charged an additional full day rental.
- Renters are responsible for equipment and agree to pay for lost or damaged items.
- When reserving a boat or board in advance, full payment is required at the time of the reservation.
- Reservations are recommended at all times, but especially on weekends or for large parties.
- All trash must be removed from boats prior to their return.

Cancellation Policy 
Two or more days notice: full refund
One day notice: 50% refund
No show or day of: no refund

Weather Related Cancellations will be met with a full refund. We will cancel rentals if any of the below are happening:
- Wind speed over 15 MPH
- Water temperature below 55 degrees Fahrenheit
- Thunderstorms

Need more info? 
Call us at 800-I-PADDLE (800-472-3353) for more info and/or reservations. 

Local Paddling 
Use the map below to plan your route from Rutabaga Paddlesports  to many of the destinations along the Yahara Waterway.

Rental Map

Rental Rates 

Snowshoes: $15 first 24 hours, $5 each additional day

Cross-Country Ski Packages: $30 first 24 hours, $5 each additional day 

Call us at 608-223-9300 to make your rental reservation.