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Summer Rentals

We rent Canoes, Kayaks and Stand Up Paddleboards! 

Rental Season 
Roughly April 30 - September 30 ... call 608-223-9300 for hours, availability and to make a reservation
Reservations are strongly encouraged for all rentals. Call ahead for best selection!
Family Rentals

Rental Rates
On-site rental
Kayaks (Solo/Tandem): $25 half day, $40 full day
Stand Up Paddleboards: $25 half day, $40 full day
Tandem Canoes: $25 half day, $40 full day
Fishing Kayaks: $30 half day, $60 full day
Pedal Fishing Kayaks: $40 half day, $75 full day
*All rentals include a paddle and PFD

Off-Site Rental (pick-up @ 220 W Broadway, paddle anywhere)
Kayaks (Solo/Tandem): $50 full day, $30 additional day
Stand Up Paddleboards: $50 full day, $30 additional day
Tandem Canoes: $50 full day, $30 additional day
Fishing Kayaks: $60 full day, $40 additional day
*All rentals include a paddle and PFD
*Off-site renters must have an approved roof rack (a factory rack with cross-bars, Yakima, Thule, or equivalent) on their vehicle for boat transport
*Off-site renters may pick up their boat(s) 30 minutes before the store closes on the evening prior to their departure

Rental FleetSUP Rentals 
Stand Up Paddleboards: 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’

Rental Policies 
- Reservations are highly recommended for weekends or for large groups
- Full payment is required at the time of reservation
- Renters must be at least 18 years old. Adults must accompany anyone under 18
- Footwear and the provided lifejacket must be worn at all times
- No alcohol allowed in the boats
- All trash must be removed from boats prior to their return
- 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 liable for lost or damaged items equipment

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 under the following conditions:
- Wind speed over 15 MPH
- Water temperature below 55 degrees Fahrenheit
- Thunderstorms

Need more info? 
Call us at 800-i-PADDLE or 608-223-9300 for more info.

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.