Frequently Asked Questions

  • How much does it cost to rent canoes and kayaks for one day?
    • Our 16' plastic canoe which has a 1000lb carrying capacity and seats two rents for $45+tax for one calendar day. Single seat recreational kayaks cost $30+tax, single sea kayaks cost $50+tax.

      Complete pricing on all available rental gear can be found from the Equipment Rentals section of our website.



  • Do you offer multi-day rentals of your equipment?
    • Yes! All of our rental equipment is available for multi-day rental including, boats, camping equipment, cross country skis and snowshoes.



  • Do you offer boat rentals for Cyprus Lake Campground in Bruce Peninsula National Park?
    • Yes! We have a number of canoes, kayaks and stand up paddleboards stationed there. All customers renting for Cyprus Lake come to our Tobermory location to get keys to unlock boats, make payments and get additional paddling gear/safety kits.



  • What is included in a standard canoe rental?
    • One canoe, two paddles, two PFDs and one safety kit.



  • How many people are permitted in a standard canoe?
    • Three adults maximum per canoe (charge for extra PFD).



  • How do I make a reservation for rental gear?
    • You can contact us via phone or email at our store locations found from the Contact section of our website or through direct use of the forms found in in the Paddling sections of our website.



  • When do I pay for my rental equipment?
    • All rentals must be paid in full prior to receiving any equipment. Methods of payment are: Visa, Mastercard, Debit or Cash. Credit cards required for security value of equipment.



  • How does the boat/hikder shuttle service work?
    • Paddlers/hikers are met at desitination point and shuttled to start point. The charge is per boat or per two hikers. Custom shuttles available upon request.



  • Where can I go paddling?
    • Saugeen River, Lake Huron, Georgian Bay, Cyprus/Cameron Lake or take the boat with you to other locations.



  • What is your cancellation policy?
      • 72 hours or more advance notice will accrue no charges.
      • 72-48 hours notice of cancellation/changes, 20% surcharge will be applied
      • 47 hours or less - full cost of rental/trip will be charged.


  • What happens if I damage the equipment?
    • You are responsible for the equipment during your rental. Your credit card will be billed for the complete costs of repairs or replacement.



  • What will be the cost if I return my gear late?
    • Your calendar rental day ends at 5:30pm Late returns will be billed one full day rental or more.



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