Sea Kayak Rentals

Day Rentals

Rent kayaks by the day and enhance your visit to the area paddling the Gold River and Muchalat Inlet. Get West Adventure Cruises provides kayak rentals from the municipal dock in Gold River.   

Excursion Rentals

Rent our fully equipped kayaks and take advantage of remote wet launch dropoffs in Nootka Sound or Kyuquot Sound. Our Boreal Design kayaks are composite in construction and designed to handle the rugged west coast. Rental fee includes the required safety and paddling equipment for your kayak, such as PFD/life vest, paddle, throw rope, spray skirt, spare kayak paddle and safety kit.

 We DO NOT provide guided kayaking trips and assume NO responsibility for the level of experience or ability of our clients who paddle our kayaks.

Kayak Rental Rates:

Singles: $45 / Day  •  Doubles: $60 / Day

Rental Rates do not include GST.

Kayak Rentals Available

SINGLE KAYAKS - Boreal Epsilon P200 Series & P300 Series


    ▪    Length 17’ (5.18 m)
    ▪    Beam 23.5” (59.7 cm)
    ▪    Weight 64 lbs (29 kg)
    ▪    Recommended weight of paddlers – 140 to 225 lbs (64 to 102 kg)
    ▪    Recommended load limit – 295 lbs (134 kg)


    ▪    Length 17.5’ (5.34 m)
    ▪    Beam 24.3” (61.6 cm)
    ▪    Weight 66 lbs (30 kg)
    ▪    Recommended weight of paddlers – 200 to 280 lbs (91 to 127 kg)
    ▪    Recommended load limit – 342 lbs (155 kg)

DOUBLE KAYAKS - Boreal Esperanto

    ▪    Length 19.5’ (5.9 m)
    ▪    Beam 28.5” (72.4 cm)
    ▪    Weight 97 lbs (44 kg)
    ▪    Recommended weight of paddlers – 90 to 240 lbs (41 to 109 kg)
    ▪    Recommended load limit – 481 lbs (218 kg)
Kayak Rental Policies & Waivers

Kayak Rental Policy & Waivers

  • Renters must be 18 years of age and older.  Customers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a responsible parent or adult.
  • Damage to kayaks, paddles and other rental gear during the rental period is the responsibility of the renter.
  • Any damage to rental equipment must be reported to staff upon return.
  • You are not required to clean your kayak.

Kayak Rental Waiver Forms

All renters are REQUIRED to read and sign our waiver form.  We recommend that customers read and clearly understand this form before they arrive to pick up their rentals. Please DOWNLOAD our waiver form here.


A deposit of $250 will be charged to your Visa or MasterCard to cover any damages or repairs required after you have returned your kayak.  If there are no repairs required then your charge card will be promptly refunded that amount.


We recommend that you supply the Captain with a copy of your float plan and suggest that you also leave a copy with your friends or family.  No information will be disclosed unless renters arrive late or have missed their connection back to Gold River with the MV Uchuck III.


4 weeks + more prior to date of reservation FULL refund
2 – 4 weeks prior to date of reservation Subject to a 50% refund
Less than 2 weeks prior to date of reservation 100% NON refundable

Reservations are NON-TRANSFERABLE and thus a postponement of a reservation is considered as a cancellation.  To avoid a financial penalty we encourage our customers to consider purchasing cancellation insurance in the event of a medical emergency or any other unforeseen circumstance.


What does your rental fee include?
The rental fee includes the required safety and paddling equipment for your kayak, such as PFD/life vest, paddle, throw rope, spray skirt, spare kayak paddle and safety kit.

Do you provide marine charts & tide tables for your area?
We DO NOT provide marine charts or tide tables. You should purchase these before coming to Gold River, though we will photocopy current tide tables if you are in a pinch.

Do I need to sign a waiver form?
Yes. As the dock can be very busy save yourself time before coming aboard the MV Uchuck III. DOWNLOAD our waiver for quicker check-in. NOTE: Each passenger must sign and drop off this waiver at our Dock Office before boarding.