Open Daily from 9:30 - 5:30

North Lake Tahoe's Premier Kayak and Paddleboard Provider, offering Rentals, Sales, Lessons and Tours

Our mission at Tahoe City Kayak is to provide you with unparalleled customer service. We strive to give you the best experience when you're ready to rent, purchase, or take a guided tour on one of our kayaks or paddleboards. We know that you have many choices when you come to Lake Tahoe and we thank you for considering us and look forward to serving you on your next trip to the lake.

On Water Rental
Commons Beach
 400 North Lake Blvd,
Tahoe City 96145

May – October
Open Daily
9:30am – 5:30pm
Weather Permitting

Retail Location
521 North Lake Blvd,
 Tahoe City 96145

Open Daily
9am – 6pm


Free Parking Lot
Commons Beach Rd,
 Tahoe City 96145

Free On-Street Parking
In front of the retail store
 North Lake Blvd


We can deliver retail or rental watercraft to homes or beaches throughout the region.  Call: (530) 581-4336.

Two Kayakers

Rental Rates

1 Hour

3 Hours

Full Day





Tandem Kayak








Tours & Lessons

Enjoy The Majesty Of Lake Tahoe

We have many different Kayak Tours to offer, as well as Stand Up Paddleboard Lessons. We have some of the most experienced guides and instructors at Lake Tahoe, and we think you'll love learning about Tahoe and improving your paddling skills. Taking a tour or lesson can add safety, fun, and learning to your day of paddling.

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Sunset Kayak Tour on Lake Tahoe

easy Fitness

Kayaking the lake at dusk is always a magical experience. Imagine yourself gliding across the clear waters of Lake Tahoe.

Historic West Shore Tour

easy / moderate Fitness

Leave Tahoe City at 9:00 am and glide across water so clear that you can see the bottom. Kayak past the historic homes and beautiful scenery of the West Shore.

Retail Store

Kayaks and Paddleboards

Our North-Shore Tahoe City retail store has been a trusted name for Lake Tahoe kayak rentals, touring, and sales for over 20 years. We carry the best names in kayaks, stand up paddleboards, gear and apparel. Our Store and our retail prices are competitive with big-city retailers! We carry popular brands like Hobie Mirage, /retail/kayak/eddyline, Bote, Pau Hana, Wilderness Systems, Perception, and more.

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This fully-loaded fishing machine is built for every conceivable fishing expedition, whether you’re prowling the ocean for monster gamefish or stalking bass

12' 9" long by 34" wide

Capacity  lbs
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Revolution 11

Powered by the MirageDrive 180 + Kick-Up Fins, The Revo 11 is an ideal mix of size, speed and maneuverability, easily transported to remote bodies of water.

11' 7" long by 29" wide

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