Bay of Quinte Tourism

Make the Most of Summer With Watersport Rentals in the Bay of Quinte

PADDLES UP

With summer already in full speed and weather at its peak, those in the Bay of Quinte will want to make sure they cool off in one of the region’s beautiful bodies of water before it’s too late! So, are you looking to take on the tides in a kayak, stand-up paddle board (SUP) or canoe? Luckily, we’re here to help give you the rundown on where you can go to have some wild and wet adventures with watersport rentals wherever you are in the Bay of Quinte.

RIVERBANK RENTALS, GREATER NAPANEE

20 Water St. W.

Riverbank Rentals offers kayak and stand-up paddleboard rentals along the Napanee River. Although hourly is the most popular, Riverbank offers longer rentals if requested. Enjoy the beautiful scenery as you paddle down the Napanee River… stop by some of the area’s popular spots like Napanee Conservation Park or cap it off at The Waterfront River Pub and Terrace to refuel the body!

Rates and Dates:
Riverbank Rentals is open July and August from 11 am to 6 pm on Saturdays and Sundays, unless noted otherwise. All rentals cost $15 for the first hour, and $10 for every subsequent hour. For daily or multi-day rentals, contact Riverbank.

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VENTURE OUTFITTERS, BELLEVILLE

Pop-ups on the Bay, West Zwick’s Park, 10 Bay Bridge Rd.

Venture Outfitters offers SUPs, kayaks, and canoes at Pop-ups on the Bay at West Zwick’s Park. Families and friends can take off near the Bay Bridge exploring the city’s beautiful waterfront! Take a stop at Meyer’s Pier Patio Bar and Grill for a bay side lunch and drink or experience the rest of the vendors, activities and performances surrounding West Zwick’s Park until the end of summer, such as weekly concerts in the park.

Rates and Dates:
Open July 1 to September 5, Wednesday to Sunday 11 am to 7 pm, and September 9 to October 2, Friday to Sunday from 11 am to 7 pm. Rentals start at $20 an hour and can be booked up to a full day. Tandem, 3-person and fishing kayaks also available starting at $30 an hour.

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TRENTON ROWING & PADDLING CLUB, QUINTE WEST

80 Ontario St.

The Trenton Rowing and Paddling Club (TRPC) offers rentals of SUPS, kayaks and canoes during July and August. Push off near the southern opening of the Trent-Severn Waterway on the Bay of Quinte and experience the beautiful landscapes to see what makes the spot a favourite for leisurely boaters to serious fishers.

Once you’ve satisfied your inner sailor, enjoy some tasty food and entertainment at the nearby Quinte West Pop-ups at Centennial Park. There you can devour some wood-fired pizza from The Forge or grab a donut from Wannamaker’s Bakeshop – just a couple of the delicious options available.

Rates and Dates:
The TRPC is open through July and August from 1-7 pm, Wednesday to Friday, and 10 am to 4 pm Saturday and Sunday. The club has a $20 booking fee, including the first 1-hour rental + $10 for an additional half hour. Other deals include $35 for 2 hours or $40 for 4 hours.

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BORN TO MOVE CANADA, BRIGHTON

Born To Move Canada owner Aggy offers customers the opportunity to explore the various bodies of water in the Bay of Quinte while also providing group and private lessons to those just starting out! Complete your day by staying overnight and star gazing at Presqu’ile Provincial Park, or for those looking for a little competition stop at the region’s picturesque Timber Ridge or Barcovan Golf Club and take on friends while enjoying drinks on the links.

Rates and Dates:

Born to move Canada does rentals, private and group SUP lessons. Rentals for SUP and kayaks are $35 for 2 hours, $65 for 4 hours and $85 for 8 hours. If you’re new to paddling, private lessons are also available for $65 per person. Please refer to the booking section on their Facebook page for availability.

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LOOKING FOR WATER TO EXPLORE? WE’VE GOT LOTS OF IT!

The Bay of Quinte receives several rivers from the north, including the Trent, Moira, Salmon, and Napanee. The head of the bay connects with Presqu’ile Bay and Lake Ontario through the Murray Canal and the Trent-Severn Waterway runs northwest all the way to Georgian Bay.

 


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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.