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Quick Details

Single Kayaks
45 minute rental
90 minute rental
Tandem Kayaks
45 minute rental
90 minute rental


Enjoy unique views of downtown Providence with a 45 or 90 minute kayak rental! Our single and tandem kayaks are comfortable, easy to handle, and are appropriate for all experience levels. Find us at our docks at the Providence Marina at 15 Bridge Street, Providence!


  • Our availability is shown in real time. What you see online is what we have available.
  • Advanced reservations are required at this time. We are not accepting cash payments in person.
  • Ages 3-4 welcome in between two adults in a tandem kayak. It’ll be tight, so please make sure this will work for your party. Sorry, children under 3 are not permitted. Total weight capacity: 425 lbs.
  • Ages 5+ welcome in the front seat of a tandem kayak with one adult in the rear seat.
  • Ages 12+ welcome in a single or tandem kayak with an adult paddling in a separate kayak at the same time.
  • Ages 18+ welcome to paddle without an adult present.
  • Everyone must sign the e-waiver prior to arriving. You’ll receive that in your confirmation email.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes early so we can get you out on the water on time. Late arrivals will forfeit that time on the water, as our kayaks are usually booked for the following time slot.
  • You may get wet. Please dress accordingly!
  • A life vest must be worn by all paddlers, at all times. We have them for everyone, but you may also bring your own, if you prefer. Our life vests are not waterproof.
  • Providence Kayak is not responsible for any belongings that you bring with you, including cell phones and wallets. Please leave your valuables at home.
  • If you choose to leave items in our dock box or bring items with you on the kayaks, you do so at your own risk.


Help us keep our Providence waterways beautiful by participating in our $5 for 5 campaign! Simply pick up 5 (or more) pieces of trash while paddling, bring it back to the docks and our staff will dispose or recycle it for you. You will then receive a $5 coupon via email that can be applied towards your next rental! Please inquire when at the docks so that our staff can assist you.


Use these promo codes at checkout:

  • Groups of 6 or more paddling at the same time: GROUP6
  • First Responders & Front Line Workers: FIRST (Bring ID)
  • Waterplace Condo Residents: WATERPLACE (Bring proof of residency)
  • BCBC employees: BCBS (Bring ID)