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Kayak & Canoe Rentals

We proudly rent Wilderness Systems, Perception Kayaks, Ocean Kayaks, Old Town Kayaks, Delta Kayaks, Seaward Kayaks, and Mad River and Clipper Canoes.

What’s included?

Boat, paddle, spare paddle, pump, throw bag, whistle, PFD (life jacket), paddle float, and spray skirt for those trained in wet exits.

We strongly encourage you to call us at 604-885-8838 to reserve your gear ahead of time to ensure availability.

How do I rent from Alpha?

We have 3 locations covering the Sunshine Coast. We also offer delivery almost anywhere across the lower Sunshine Coast! (Gibson's to Earls Cove)

-Lower Gibsons: paddle from our dock! Meet us at our shop on Molly's Lane, then follow us down to the dock to launch! 

-Pender Harbour: paddle straight off the Madeira Park Boat Ramp with no hassle!  Head over to the Madeira Park Boat Ramp- we are located right next door.  Please see our locations page for our hours of operation and more information. Open in Summer only.

-Wilson Creek:  you can either pick up your rental from our Wilson Creek store (provided you have roof racks to transport), or, we’ll deliver to you!  Paddle at the location of your choice anywhere between Sechelt and Gibsons for just a $29 delivery fee (round trip, regardless of the number of boats).  We’ll also deliver to Halfmoon Bay and beyond, just phone us for a quote. We offer rentals daily in Spring, Summer and Fall.


To ensure your safety, we enforce the following policies:

  • All paddlers must sign a waiver for personal responsibility and rental agreement for equipment responsibility, and provide a credit card as a deposit.

  • Paddlers under the age of 19 must have a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian.

  • We reserve the right to refuse rentals based on our judgement of weather conditions, paddling experience, type of boat requested, and/or desired paddling location.

  • Maximum two people per canoe.

  • Maximum one person per seat in kayaks.

  • An adult must accompany a person under the age of 19 on the water and have capsize recovery experience.

  • Our hours of operation are subject to change without notice due to inclement weather or other safety hazards that may arise.

  • Life jackets must be worn at all times while on the water.

  • Solo canoeing is prohibited.

  • 0-2 hour rates are available at our Pender Harbour and Gibsons location only.

  • Please feel free to review our cancellation policy prior to renting.

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