Rent Single & Tandem Kayaks, Paddleboards, and Canoes at our Downtown Dock

Visit us dockside at 450 Swift Street, just 5 minutes from the inner harbour and we'll get you out paddling in the Gorge.
Rental and Tour bookings open as of March 1st.

  • Single Kayak Rentals

    2 Hour Rental - $50

    3 Hour Rental - $60

    Day Rental - $100

    Book Single Kayak Rentals 
  • Tandem Kayak Rentals

    2 Hour Rental - $79

    3 Hour Rental - $89

    Day Rental - $150

    Book Tandem Kayak Rentals 
  • SUP/Paddleboard Rentals

    1 Hour Rental - $25

    2 Hour Rental - $40

    3 Hour Rental - $60

    Book a SUP Rental 
  • Canoe Rentals

    2 Hour Rental - $79

    Clipper 17 foot canoe. Suitable for up to 2 adults + 1 child.

    Book a Canoe Rental 
  • Tuesday Paddle & Pint

    Glide along the calm waters of the gorge from 6:00 to 7:30 pm, then relax with a pint at Swift. Trade weekday stress for tranquility and fun. Whether you choose a SUP, single kayak, or tandem, enjoy 1.5 hours of easygoing paddling and discover the joy of midweek relaxation. Join us and make Tuesdays your favorite day of the week!

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  • Downtown Harbour Kayak Tour

    Experience the beauty of Victoria's downtown harbour on a thrilling kayak tour. Explore the waterfront, spot wildlife, and enjoy stunning views of the city skyline and iconic landmarks. It's an unforgettable adventure you won't want to miss!

    Book A Harbour Kayak Tour 
  • Downtown Paddleboard Harbour Tour

    Discover Victoria Harbour like never before on our thrilling Stand Up Paddle Board tour! Glide through the tranquil waters, marvel at the city skyline, and create unforgettable memories on this adventure led by our expert guides. Perfect for all skill levels.

    Book a Harbour Paddleboard Tour 
  • Sunset Kayak Harbour Tour

    Paddle through the city, passing iconic landmarks. Enjoy tranquil waters and stunning sunset colors. Expert guides provide commentary on Victoria's history and culture. Witness the magical sunset glow over the water. Unforgettable.

    Book A Sunset Tour 
  • Custom Downtown Tours

    Embark on a personalized adventure with our custom kayak or stand up paddle board tour. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced paddler, our experienced guides will tailor the tour to your preferences and skill level. With a wide range of tools and equipment at our disposal, we can create the perfect setup for your tour, ensuring comfort and safety throughout the journey. Explore scenic waterways, navigate through hidden coves, and discover breathtaking landscapes. Trust us to build the tour of your dreams, where every moment is crafted to exceed your expectations.

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All Rentals Include All Mandatory Safety Gear

This includes: Paddle, Lifejacket (PFD), Spray Skirt, Throw-line, Pump, and Leash for Paddleboards.

Additional items can be requested with your bookings.

  • Our downtown dock is located at 450 Swift Street.

    We're right between CRAFT Beer Market and The Tug Eatery & Bar.

    There is very limited parking at the bottom of Swift Street. City paid parking is available in any spot indicated by a blue ParkVictoria numbered pole. Pay at kiosk or in the app.

    There's a paid lot at the top of Swift Street at 500 Store that's less than a 5 minute walk from the dock.

    10 minutes away is a paid parking lot at 520 Chatham Street, off of Store Street.

    If you're going to be downtown most of the day, we recommend the Centennial Square Parkade on Fisgard Street or the Yates Street Parkade.

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