Before paddles and sails, early man had to propel its boats by blowing really, really hard. Enjoy less huffing and puffing with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $19 for one 2-hour double kayak rental ($38 value)
- $14 for one 2-hour single kayak rental ($28 value)
- $15 for one 2-hour paddleboard rental ($30 value)
Crews supply vessels so renters can explore sheltered waterways abutting sites such as Gas Works Park, the University of Washington campus, Ballard Locks, and Washington Park Arboretum. Rentals are on a first-come, first-served basis and reservations are not taken.
Moss Bay Kayak, Paddle Board & Sail Center
From the south end of Lake Union, kayakers and paddle boarders can head north toward Gas Works Park to see the century-old former Seattle Gas Light Company plant. From there, they can head east and wind through Portage Bay on the way through Montlake, then cut over to the Washington Park Arboretum and Lake Washington. If they turn west instead, they can cut through a canyon of city buildings until reaching Ballard Locks and Puget Sound, where they may arrive in time to see the sun hang just above the Olympic Mountains.
Moss Bay Kayak, Paddle Board & Sail Center's team facilitates adventures like these by renting man-powered water vessels by the hour, day, or week. Rentals afford paddlers and sailors the chance to explore Seattle's sheltered waterways, which are held to a 7-knot speed limit. Moss Bay's staff also leads small-group and private lessons in kayaking, and sailing, and coordinates guided tours including excursions designed for kids and adults.