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.

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On Water Rental
Google Maps LinkCommons Beach
 400 North Lake Blvd,
Tahoe City 96145

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

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Retail Location
521 North Lake Blvd,
 Tahoe City 96145

Open Daily
9am – 6pm

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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.

Two Kayakers

Rental Rates

1 Hour

3 Hours

Full Day













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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Moonlight Paddle

easy Fitness

Our tour will launch from Tahoe City just before Sunset. As we paddle along the shore, we will see the sun slowly sink behind the majestic western Sierra.

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.

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, Eddyline, Bote, Pau Hana, Wilderness Systems, Perception, and more.

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Relish the power of pedal propulsion, in both forward and reverse. The effortless speed of the MirageDrive 180 with Kick-Up Fins.

11' long by 36" wide

Capacity 350 lbs
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iTrek 11 Inflatable Kayak

Built for everything from day trips to overnight escapes, the Mirage iTrek 11 inflatable kayak with perched seating is the perfect choice for any adventure.

10' 8" long by 40" wide

Capacity 400 lbs