Paddling Rentals

Welcome. White Squall rents good quality kayaks, canoes & paddleboards for self-serve pick-up. We also rent lifejackets, paddles, VHS radios, and a few other odds an sods. If you’d like, we can provide suggestions on trip plans, and carry Georgian Bay maps & charts as well as an assortment of paddling gear. 

How does it Work?

  • Email the Paddling Centre – [email protected] with your dates and needs, and we’ll get back with availability.
    • We have a 3-day minimum for rentals.
    • Sea Touring Tandem rentals ~ given their size 22′ long & 85lbs ~ are rented with a Shuttle at additional cost.
    • You must be able to secure the rental safely to their vehicle, as we offer self-serve pick-up only.
    • Rentals are confirmed upon payment using e-transfer to [email protected]

Boat & Paddleboard Rentals

All prices represent the DAILY rate and include lifejacket, paddle (plus spare), safety gear (excluding waterproof flashlight) and foams/straps to transport. HST extra and prices subject to change without notice.

Touring (sea) Kayaks3-4 days5-7 days8+ days
Single – polyethylene$42/day$38/day$34/day
Double – composite$82/day$76/day$68/day
Recreational/Sit on Top Kayaks3-4 days5-7 days8+ days
Single – polyethylene$32/day$28/day$25/day
Double – polyethylene$39/day$36/day$32/day
Stand-Up Boards3-4 days5-7 days8+ days
Canoes3-4 days5-7 days8+ days
Ultralight Kevlar (40 lbs)$58/day$54/day$48/day
3-Seat Ultralight Kev. 18.5’ (45-48lbs)$61/day$56/day$50/day

Special Things to Note:

Location & Timing

  • Rental pick-up is from our White Squall Paddling Centre at 53 East Carling Bay Rd, Nobel, Ontario ~ 15 minutes north of Parry Sound. 
  • All rentals need to be transported to your paddling launch site.
  • Pick-up between 9 am – 4:30 pm, Monday – Saturday and must 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.
  • We provide straps & foam blocks for transportion, as part of each rental.
  • You are responsible for your tie down ~it is your load and your responsibility.

Rental Conditions

  • We ask for a 25% discount.
  • 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.

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.
ItemDaily Rate (+HST)
Lifejacket – adult$5
Lifejacket – child$3
Kayak Skirt$4
Kayak Paddle – FG shaft$4
Kayak Paddle – aluminum shaft$3
Paddleboard Paddle – basic$4
Paddleboard Paddle – carbon$8
Canoe Paddle – wood$4
Canoe Paddle – aluminum$2
Pump (bilge)$2
Towing Harness$5
Wetsuit – farmer John style$8
Paddling Suit (if avail.)$20
Paddling Jacket$5
Foam blocks + straps$7
Dry Bag (waterproof)$3
Barrel with harness$8
VHF radio$12
Flare/Signal kit$9

Snowshoe & Winter Rentals

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

Daily Rental Rate (+HST)1-5 days6+ days
Adult snowshoes$10$8
Kids snowshoes$5$4
Trekking poles$4$3