Kayak and Paddle Board Rental in the Finger Lakes Area

  The Kayak Shack will reopen Memorial Day Weekend 2021.

Call 607-535-2701

  We offer three options for paddle sports in the Finger Lakes

  • Daily Rentals – In Watkins Glen
  • Guided Tours – Seneca Lake
  • Stand Up Paddle Boards – Rentals & Lessons

Conveniently located in the Seneca Harbor Marina in Watkins Glen, we offer daily rentals of Feelfree kayaks.  Rent a kayak for the day or just a few hours, and paddle on beautiful and serene Seneca Lake.  Or explore its waterways with a guided tour of Seneca Lake.

Please keep in mind that safety is FIRST, and if the weather and the lake are not cooperating, we will close the kayak shack.

Daily Rentals: available, Seneca Lake in Watkins Glen at Seneca Harbor Marina, next to the Village Marina Bar and Grill. The entrance to Seneca Harbor Park is located at the corner of 1st Street and Decatur in Watkins Glen, NY. Stay to the right inside the parking lot and you’ll find our kayak rental location next to the Village Marina Bar and Grill.  Please call for kayak or paddle board guided tour reservations: 607-535-2701. See you on the water!  

Kayak Rentals

Single Kayak- $20.00/hour

Double Kayak- $35.00/hour

Paddle board- $20.00/hour

The kayak shack will close or cancel a tour if there is inclement weather or as we deem necessary. Our hourly kayaks and paddle boards are available on a first come, first served basis.

All rentals and tours include PFD’s and paddles.

Our Guided Tours: Public and Private tours are available for Seneca Lake. Reservations are required for both.

Canal Paddle Tour: Departing from our lakeside location in Watkins Glen, your tour will head down the canal way towards Catherine Creek surrounded by Catherine Creek Marsh. You will then have the opportunity to encounter a vast array of wildlife: deer, beaver, muskrat, foxes, turtles, frogs and countless birds. The scenery makes this kayak tour a nature lovers paradise. Enjoy the solitude of this hidden Finger Lakes gem.

Seneca Lake Paddle: Our guide will lead you up the southeast side of Seneca Lake past the Painted Rock Cliffs to picturesque Hector Falls.