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Paddle providence!

explore the Providence + Woonasquatucket rivers

Providence Kayak offers single and tandem kayak rentals from the heart of downtown Providence.

Located just steps from the RI Convention Center, the Providence Place Mall
and many downtown hotels, the Providence Kayak Co. is proud to offer a
fun + exciting way to explore historic downtown Providence!

Discover urban Providence at your own pace as you paddle throughout the picturesque bridges, cobblestone walkways and green riverbanks of the Providence and Woonasquatucket Rivers, Riverwalk and Waterplace Park. 

Whether you're a novice or a seasoned pro, our sit-on-top kayaks make it easy to navigate our serene waterways. Our competent and experienced staff will provide the equipment and guidance you'll need to explore with confidence!


Waterplace Park
10 Memorial Blvd.
Providence, RI 02903

2018 Hours
May 12 - June 17
Sat - Sun: 10am-6pm

June 22 - Sept 3
Fri - Mon: 10am-6pm

Sept 8 - Oct 8
Sat - Sun: 10am-6pm
(Last paddle out 4pm)

Inclement weather may affect our hours of operation.

Call us!

(401) 829-1769

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2018 Rental Options


Single Kayaks 

45-minute rental: $20.00
1.5 hour rental: $30.00

Tandem Kayaks 

45-minute rental: $30.00
1.5 hour rental: $50.00


Groups of 6 or more kayaking at the same time receive 10% off.
Use Promo Code GROUP6+ at check-out.

All renters must read and sign our Kayak Rental Agreement before leaving our dock. 


Call us at (401) 829-1769 or book online using our integrated booking system.

Walk-up rentals will be offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

About Us 


The Providence Kayak Co. was founded in 2017 by
Tom McGinn and Kristin Stone, co-owners of the Providence River Boat Co.
and Matthew Haynes, owner of La Gondola Providence. 

We had a fantastic first season and can't wait to return to our docks in May 2018!
We love introducing Rhode Island natives & visitors
to the wonders of the Renaissance City...Join us for a paddle! 

see you on the water!