We offer single kayak rentals for your paddling pleasure. Glide through the water while taking in the amazing Lake Norman scenery!

Our white-glove service is second-to-none! You can view real-time availability and book your kayak rental on our website 24/7. Have questions or prefer to book over the phone? Call us/text us at anytime from 9:30am-7pm at 704-931-8787. You can also use our Online Chat to instant message/text with us live. All reservations must be made in advance! We send you all the details you need ahead of time, so you are fully prepared for your time out on the water!


  • Experience — No experience required.
  • Capacity — 1 person in a single kayak. If you’d like to paddle with a child that is 5-7 years old on the same piece of equipment, you must rent a paddleboard.
  • No Fishing Allowed
  • Safety Instructions & Equipment — We’ll provide an instructional walk-through (if you need it), life jackets, dry bags, waterproof cell phone cases (for sale), and more.
  • Age Requirements — At least one person in your rental party must be 18-years-old with a valid driver’s license. Ages 8-17 are allowed in their own kayak (with an adult on the water with them). Children 5-7 can only ride with an adult on a paddleboard. Any participant under 18-year-old (minors), must have a legal parent/guardian present (with ID) at the beginning of the rental to verify signing of legal document. If a parent or guardian cannot be present, you provide a notarized power of attorney giving an adult in your party (with ID) the legal right to sign for the minor.
  • Location — Our Lake Norman launch location at Long Island Marina is in a quiet area of the lake–with quick access to Balls Creek & Balls Creek Waterfall (no boat traffic). Easily accessible from Mooresville, Statesville, Troutman, Sherrills Ford, Denver, Terrell, Cornelius, Huntersville, Davidson, Charlotte, Hickory, Statesville, Greensboro, Winston-Salem, and the entire Lake Norman area.
  • Payment — Full rental payment is due at the time of booking your reservation.
  • Forms of Payment — We accept debit & credit cards (VISA, Mastercard, Discover, AmEx).
  • Cancellation/Weather Policy for Hourly RentalsIn the case of an active thunderstorm at our location, we will contact you to cancel/reschedule your reservation without penalty. Otherwise, you MUST give at least 72 hours notice of a cancellation/rescheduling — and you will receive a full refund minus credit card fees. If notice comes in less than 72 hours before the start of your rental, we reserve the right to charge you up to the full rental rate. 


  • ID – All participants 18-years-old and above must bring a valid driver’s license/ID.
  • Waivers — All drivers and passengers must sign an electronic waiver. We’ll email everything to sign ahead of time–which you can do on any phone/tablet/computer. All minors must have their parent/guardian sign a waiver on their behalf. All signers must be present with a valid ID at the time of rental.
  • Weight — Maximum weight on a kayak is 225 pounds.
  • Arrival — You must arrive 30 minutes before your on-water start time to complete your safety orientation.
  • Code of Conduct — Be sure to read our Code of Conduct.

Sit-In Kayak  – Seats 1 (up to 225 lbs)

Must reserve in advance; no walk-ups.

LengthSingle Kayak
1 hour$30
2 hours$45
3 hours$55
4 hours$60
8 hours$75