Paddling Rentals

Welcome. We rent quality kayaks, canoes & stand-up paddleboards (SUPs) for self-serve pick-up. We also carry Georgian Bay maps & charts and are happy to help with trip planning. If you only need to rent gear ~ see below for equipment we offer, to get you into the big outdoors.

How does it Work?

  1. Submit a request.
  2. We'll review it & get back. * Safety is key. If we think you're unprepared, we'll decline your rental & suggest taking instruction.
  3. Requesting a shuttle (extra cost)? We need to confirm we have staff & vehicle availability.
  4. We offer 2-day minimum for rentals.
  5. Unless your pay for a shuttle, you must be able to secure rental safely to your vehicle, as we offer self-serve pick-up only.
  6. If you need a rental within 24 hrs - email [email protected] & we'll do what we can to set you up.

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Kayak/Canoe Rentals

DAILY rates. Includes lifejacket, paddle (plus spare), safety gear (except waterproof flashlight) & foams/straps to transport. HST extra & prices may change without notice.

Touring (sea) Kayaks2-4 days5-7 days8+ days
Single - polyethylene$44/day$40/day$36/day
Double - composite$86/day$80/day$71/day
Stand-Up Boards2-4 days5-7 days8+ days
Canoes2-4 days5-7 days8+ days
Kevlar Canoe (55 lbs)$54/day$48/day$44/day
Ultralight Kevlar (40 lbs)$61/day$57/day$50/day
3-Seat Ultralight Kev. 18.5’ (45-48lbs)$64/day$59/day$53/day
Recreational/Sit on Top Kayaks2-4 days5-7 days8+ days
Light Touring$39/day$36/day$32/day
Single – polyethylene$34/day$29/day$26/day
Double – polyethylene$41/day$38/day$34/day

Special Notes:


  • Rental pick-up is at White Squall Paddling Centre, 53 East Carling Bay Rd, Nobel, ON ~ 15 mins north of Parry Sound. 
  • All rentals need to be transported to your paddling launch site.
  • Pick-up 9:30 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 50% deposit, once your rental is approved.
  • If you cancel within 7 days of rental, we charge $45/boat.
  • Cancellation on first day of rental, 50% refund, as we have lost the change to rent those boats.
  • No refunds are issued for early returns.
  • 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
  • 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, lifejackets, VHF radios, etc. though have limited quantities of some of these items. Please touch base, and we'll do our best to get you properly outfitted. We do not rent tents or sleeping bags.

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$10
Lifejacket – child$5
Kayak Neoprene Skirt$8
Kayak Paddle – Carbon shaft$8
Kayak Paddle – aluminum shaft$5
Paddleboard Paddle - basic$8
Paddleboard Paddle - carbon$10
Canoe Paddle – wood$10
Canoe Paddle - aluminum$5
Pump (bilge)$5
Towing Harness$10
Wetsuit - farmer John style$12
Paddling Jacket$9
Foam Blocks + Straps$10
Barrel with harness$12
Paddle Float$6

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