Kayak, Canoe, Paddleboard & Gear Rentals

Welcome to White Squall rentals. We provide top quality gear in good condition and explain how to use it. We’ll offer suggestions on trip plans, carry Georgian Bay maps and charts and have a well-stocked outfitting store with reasonable prices. Our chickens are fairly friendly too!

How do I Reserve?

Call the Paddling Centre – 705-342-5324 and we’ll complete a rental form over the phone. We will request a credit card #  to confirm your rental ~ your credit card will not be charged until your rental date.

Boat & Paddleboard Rentals

All prices represent the DAILY rate and include PFD (lifejacket), paddle (plus spare), safety gear and foams/straps to transport. Prices subject to change without notice.

Touring (sea) Kayaks1-4 days5-7 days8+ days
Single – polyethylene$38/day$35/day$31/day
Single – composite/thermoformed$53/day$48/day$43/day
Double – polyethylene$54/day$49/day$44/day
Double – composite/thermoformed$75/day$69/day$62/day
Light Touring (lake) Kayaks1-4 days5-7 days8+ days
Single – polyethylene$32/day$30/day$27/day
Double – thermoformed$65/day$58/day$50/day
Recreational/Sit on Top Kayaks1-4 days5-7 days8+ days
Single – polyethylene$29/day$26/day$23/day
Double – polyethylene$36/day$36/day$29/day
Stand-Up Boards1-4 days5-7 days8+ days
Canoes1-4 days5-7 days8+ days
Kevlar (52-60lbs)$45/day$42/day$38/day
2-Seat Ultralight Kev. (42-50lbs)$53/day$49/day$44/day
3-Seat Ultralight Kev. 18.5’ (45-50lbs)$56/day$51/day$45/day

Special Things to Note:

Location & Timing

  • We only rent from our White Squall Paddling Centre location, north of Parry Sound in Nobel, ON.  All rentals need to be transported to your paddling launch site.
  • Pick-up between 9 am – 5 pm daily, & up to 7 pm on Fridays in July & August.
  • Before/after-hours pick-up, for a fee, can be arranged in advance.


  • Rates based on the calendar day, not hourly.

Transporting your Rental

  • Our lake is landlocked. You’ll need to properly transport rentals to your paddling launch site, or arrange a shuttle with us.
  • We provide straps & pads as part of each rental.
  • You are responsible for your tie down ~ we are happy to help but it is your load and your responsibility.

Rental Conditions

  • No refunds are issued for early returns.
  • If you cancel within 7 days of rental, the charge is $35/boat.
  • Safety is key. If we think you’re unprepared, we’ll decline your rental & suggest taking instruction.
  • Renters are completely responsible for our equipment until it returns to us in good condition.

Rent to Own

  • If you decide to buy any boat from us within 7 days of your rental, we’ll credit up to 3-days’ of your boat/board fee off your purchase.

Kayaks are supplied with:

  • Lifejacket
  • Paddle (plus a spare if you like)
  • Throw bag
  • Bilge pump
  • Paddle float (where applicable)
  • Sponge
  • Our world-famous Squaller Hauler!
  • Skirt (where applicable)
  • Foam blocks, straps & ropes to secure it to your vehicle.

Paddleboards are supplied with:

  • Lifejacket
  • Paddle
  • Leash
  • Throw bag
  • Foam blocks, straps & ropes to secure it to your vehicle.

Canoes are supplied with:

  • Lifejackets
  • Paddles (plus a spare if you like)
  • Throw bag
  • Sponge
  • Bailer
  • Foam blocks, straps & ropes to secure it to your vehicle.

Gear Rentals

We rent a whole range of gear, though have limited quantities of some of these items.  Please touch base, and we’ll do our best to get you properly outfitted.

Shuttle Service

  • Must be arranged well in advance! Call us us for a quote based on your party size, drop-off & pick-up location.
  • Dependent on staff & vehicle availability.
  • Limited parking available at White Squall, at owner’s risk ~ $ 8/vehicle per day.

Snowshoe & Winter RentalsWinter gear rentals are available at the White Squall Town Shop – 19 James Street in downtown Parry Sound. Call the Town Shop to reserve.

ItemDaily Rate (+HST)
Lifejacket – adult$5
Lifejacket – child$3
Kayak Skirt$4
Kayak Paddle – FG/plastic/carbon$4
Kayak Paddle – full carbon$8
Kayak Paddle – bentshaft$10
Kayak Paddle – aluminum shaft$3
Kayak Paddle – Greenland$12
Paddleboard Paddle – basic$4
Paddleboard Paddle – carbon$8
Canoe Paddle – wood$4
Canoe Paddle – aluminum$2
Pump (bilge)$2
Towing Harness$5
Kayak Cart$8
Sail Rig$6
Paddling Suit (if avail.)$20
Dry Suit (if avail.)$25
Paddling Jacket$5
Foam blocks + straps$7
Dry Bag (waterproof)$3
Barrel with harness$8
VHF radio$12
Flare/Signal kit$9
Tent (2-3 person)$14
Daily Rental Rate (+HST)1-5 days6+ days
Adult snowshoes$10$8
Kids snowshoes$5$4
Trekking poles$4$3