Tahoe's Premier Kayak & SUP Provider
    For Guided Kayak (and Paddleboard) Tours, Rentals, & Sales

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Tours & Lessons
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 Woman in Her Rented Kayak after Lessons and Tour    

Our mission at Tahoe City Kayak is to provide you with unparalleled customer service. We strive to give you the best in Kayak Sales , SUP Rentals, Kayak Rentals and Tours.  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.

Tahoe City Kayak

Guided Tours and Lessons

    We have many different Kayak Tours to offer, as well as Stand Up Paddleboard Lessons.  Our tours leave from multiple locations around the lake :

- Sand Harbor Kayak Tour

- Sunset Kayak Tour / Full Moon Tour

- Historic West Shore Tour

- "Get Up Stand Up" Paddleboard Intro Clinic

- 4th of July Fireworks Tour

- Lakeside Brunch Tour

- Emerald Bay Kayak Tour

- Hobie "Island" Sailing Tour

One of the many things that make our tours so special are our guides.  Our friendly, attentive, expert guides are both CPR & First Aid Certified and will make sure that your tour is fun and informative.  Many also have their ACA (American Canoe & Kayak Association) certifications.

Our Store

Our retail prices are competitive with big-city retailers!

(and you can demo our kayaks and boards on Lake Tahoe)

     Our North Shore Tahoe City Store has been a trusted name for Lake Tahoe Kayak Rentals, Touring, and Sales for over 17 years. We carry the best names in Kayaks, Stand Up Paddleboards,  Gear and Apparel.

Demo kayaks and SUPs from popular brands such as:

- Hobie

- Wilderness Systems

- Eddyline

- Tahoe SUP

- New Surf Project ( NSP )

- Pau Hana

- Amundson

- Bic Paddlesurf


and more.

Try before you buy!


Outside Magazine Gear of the Year, straight tracking SUP, race-winning SUP, Tahoe's East Shore, Tahoe City SUP Rentals, Pau Hana Demo Center, Work is Over, Core Exercise


    Enjoy the majesty of Lake Tahoe while kayaking in one of our high-end Boat Rentals.

We have two on-water locations to serve you:

1) Tahoe City offers 

Kayak and Paddleboard Rentals

Hobie Tandem Island Sailboat Rentals

* We have a new rental concession on Commons Beach in Tahoe City !!  

2) Sand Harbor offers

Rentals of Kayaks, Paddleboards, Jet Skis, Wakeboards, Tubes, and Personal Sailboats.


You could also have your rental kayak or paddleboard delivered to a Tahoe destination of your choosing 


We offer demos of the Hobie Adventure Island and Tandem Island.

 Special Events & Offers

Full Moon Tours 

 4th of July Fireworks Tour

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Present Coupon to Receive $5 Off Your Kayak Rental

(must mention coupon at booking and present upon arrival)

(Limit one coupon per group)



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Tahoe City Kayak

521 N Lake Boulevard
Tahoe City, CA 96145
(530) 581-4336

Hours of Operation:

Off-season hours:  10:am to 5:30pm

Open Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon  only after Oct 1st (weather permitting)

We are open mid-May to mid October. 

Prior to Memorial Day and after September 30th, we may be closed some mid-week days (Tues, Wed, Thurs) due to lack of business or weather.  Call ahead.

Present Coupon to Receive $5 Off Your Kayak Rental