Hours: 9:00am- 5:00pm 7 days a week (last rentals go out at 4:00pm, weather permitting)

Location: Tahoe Vista Recreation Area

1 Hour$30$40$30
2 Hours$60$80$60
4 Hours$75$95$75
8 Hours$95$110$95
24 Hour$120$130$120

Kayak weight limits:
Single Kayak- 350 lbs
Double Kayak - 425 lbs
Double Kayak XL - 500 lbs.

Parking: Ample free parking is available along the street as well as in the Tahoe Vista Recreation Area lot on National Ave ($10 cash for the day)

Reservations: Can be made up to 24 hours in advance, but are not necessary. One hour rentals are only available for walk-ins.

Special Notes:
  • There is a $2 per person North Tahoe PUD recreation fee that will be added to all rentals.
  • We do not prorate for unused time or unused equipment on rental reservations.
  • Equipment utilized for longer than reserved will be billed on an hourly basis.


  • Kayak
  • Paddle
  • Life Jacket

What To Bring

  • Reusable water bottle
  • Sun Screen (SPF 30 or higher)
  • Hat with a brim
  • Sunglasses with holder
  • Water shoes
  • Swim suit or swim trunks
  • Fleece jacket or sweater and a dry change of clothes
  • Beach towel

What's Not Included

  • Gratuity


  • Book for 2 hours and the 3rd hour is free!
  • Beach front access! You can paddle away right from the sand!
  • Clean onsite restrooms, plenty of shade, and picnic areas
  • Situated directly on the sand in Tahoe Vista, our beach has been a local favorite for decades

  • Easy and ample Parking
  • For your paddling safety, we provide life jackets with all rentals as well as leashes with paddleboard rentalsRelaxed vacation vibe


Our Kayak and Stand Up Paddle Board Rentals allow you to explore the Lake Tahoe Coastline at your own pace. Paddle along the North Shore from King's Beach to Tahoe City or to Crystal Bay in Incline Village, Nevada. There are many beaches along the way and our guests often pack a picnic lunch. Bring your snorkel gear and make a day of it! Guests must know how to swim.

Join us and Kayak or Paddle Board the crystal clear waters of Lake Tahoe on your own schedule or join one of our Lake Tahoe Kayak or SUP tours.Ask about our Kayak and SUP delivery service as well as our Special Multiday and Group Rental Rates!

Directions to Tahoe Vista Recreation Area

7010 North Lake Blvd, Tahoe Vista, CA

From Truckee and I-80: Take exit 188 for Hwy. 267 and Northstar Ski Resort. Go right onto 267 and follow past Northstar over Brockway Summit to the stop light in King's Beach. Turn right (west) on Hwy. 28 towards Tahoe City. Continue one half mile to the next stop light at National Ave. Turn left into the parking lot and look for the kayaks on the beach.

From Tahoe City: Follow Hwy 28 (North Lake Blvd.) East about 8 miles to the stop light at National Ave. Turn right into the Tahoe Vista Recreation Area and look for the kayaks on the beach.

From South Lake and Incline Village: Take Hwy 50 East towards Carson City about 14 miles. Go left onto Hwy. 28 towards Incline Village at the top of Spooner Summit. Follow along the Lake through Incline Village and into California. Proceed about 3 miles to the stop light at National Ave. and turn left.