Poulsbo, Washington

Located on protected Liberty Bay in historic downtown Poulsbo, our rental dock provides easy access for paddlers of all levels. You may rent one and two person Kayaks as well as Stand Up Paddleboards, and the Monster SUP, a group paddleboard for up to 5 people. Our Rental facility is down on the dock next to the public boat ramp and the Poulsbo Marine Science Center. Look for the boat rental flags and of course all the kayaks and SUP's.

What's Available

  • Single & Double Sit on Top Kayak Rentals
  • Single & Double Sit in Kayak Rentals
  • Stand Up Paddleboard Rentals
  • Monster SUP Group Rental
  • Tours & Classes
  • Soda, Snacks & Ice Cream

* Tours and Classes require pre-registration.

Poulsbo Rental Hours

  Spring Summer Fall Winter
Mon - Fri CALL 10am - 6pm CALL CLOSED
Saturday CALL 10am - 6pm CALL CLOSED
Sunday CALL 10am - 6pm CALL CLOSED

* Summer hours generally run June through Labor Day. Weather permitting. Call us at (360) 297-4659 to ensure we're open during inclement weather. Rentals must return at least 30 minutes before closing. Last rentals go out no later than an hour and a half before closing.

What to See and Do

Paddle to Keyport for lunch at the Whiskey Creek Steakhouse, visit Poulsbo's Fish Park for a picnic or just relax for an hour or two on this pleasant, protected bay. On the water, you'll likely be visited by seals and you may see bald eagles, great blue herons and other wildlife. After paddling you have a wide selection of restaurants and pubs, the world famous Sluy's Bakery, locally made chocolate or coffee shops with ice-cream.

What's Included with Rentals

All Rentals include a basic instruction from our fun, knowledgeable staff, guidance of the local area and conditions, as well as a safety talk.

Sit-on-top (SOT) Kayak rentals include boat, paddle, life jacket.

Paddleboard rentals include board, paddle, life jacket, and board leash.

Premium Sit-in Kayak rentals include boat, paddle, life jacket, paddle float, and bilge pump.

All rentals are first-come, first-served. We do not take reservations.

Please see our Rental Terms & Conditions. You can save time by filling out our Rental Release Form beforehand.

Hourly Rental Rates

  1 Hr 2 Hrs 1/2 Day Day
Single SOT Kayak $22 $32 $45 $65
Double SOT Kayak $32 $42 $55 $75
Paddleboard $22 $32 $45 $65
Premium Sit-In Single Kayak $35 $45 $65 $95
Premium Sit-In Double Kayak $45 $55 $85 $115
Monster SUP $45 $65 $85 N/A

* Rates subject to change. Sales tax will be applied to all rentals and purchases. Monster SUP rentals available for up to 5 people or 1000lbs, limited to 4 hours max. No pets allowed on the Monster SUP.

Day Trips

Coming from across the water? Our rental dock in beautiful downtown Poulsbo is only about a 25 minute drive from either the Kingston or Bainbridge Island Ferries.


Overnight & Camping

From our Poulsbo rental location you have numerous overnight and multi-day trip options, such as Bainbridge Island. Distances listed are for round trip travel in nautical miles (1 nautical mile = 1.15 miles)

Camping Destinations:
  1. Brownsville - 11.6NM
  2. Illahee State Park - 17.7NM
  3. Fay Bainbridge Park - 18.8NM

Weather & Conditions