Kayak and SUP Rentals CCK Pillar Point Harbor        

Rentals at our Pillar Point Harbor location are available on Saturdays and Sundays from 10am to 3pm (May through October). Rentals at this location Monday through Friday are available by appointment. Email us to request a rental reservation at classes@calkayak.com or call us on-site: 650-728-1803. 

Weekdays: 888-4KAYAKS (529257)

Please note: Our Pillar Point Harbor outpost in Half Moon Bay is primarily dedicated to classes and trip; we try to accommodate rentals upon request. 

All rentals include paddles & PFDs. Wetsuits available.

If you already have a reservation at our Pillar Point Harbor location and you get lost on your way there, you think you may be late, the number in your party has changed, etc, please give us a courtesy call and let us know by calling the site at 650-728-1803.

Open Top Kayaks, Sea Kayaks, Touring and Stand-up Paddle Boards

  • Singles:   $20 per hour
  • Doubles: $30 per hour


All rentals are for harbor use only to qualified participants. You must have completed a Beginning Sea Kayaking class or equivalent to rent a sea kayak; no experience necessary for Sit-On-Top kayaks.


Indoor kayak storage available for your own kayak! Secure container, on-water location at Pillar Point Harbor, Half Moon Bay, access 24/7. $30 monthly. For more info, please call 650-728-1803. Or send email to Sea Kayak Program Director

On-Site Rental Rates: Oakland Estuary        

- All rentals include paddle(s) & PFD(s).

- Paddle jackets & wetsuits are available for an additional charge.
- First-come, first-served. We do NOT take reservations at the Oakland location, with exception of the Hobie Mirage "Island" Series (see below)
- Renters are required to read and sign a liability release.
- Children weighing less than 50lbs must provide their own Type III Coast Guard Approved PFD (lifejacket).


  • Plastic Singles: $20 per hour
  • Plastic Doubles: $30 per hour
  • Composite Singles:  $40 per hour
  • Composite Doubles:  $60 per hour

Hobie Mirage Kayaks

  • Singles:  $30 per hour
  • Doubles:  $40 per hour

Hobie Mirage Island Sailing Kayaks (Reservation is needed for this rental, please call at least 48 hours in advance)

  • Adventure Island Single:  $100 (up to 3 hours)
  • Tandem Island Double:  $150 (up to 3 hours)


  •  Plastic / Royalex:  $30 per hour
  • Composite:  $60 per hour

* Canoe rentals will only be offered to those trained in capsize recovery

Standup Paddleboards

  • Plastic / Softop:  $20 per hour
  • We also have a limited amount of Bic Wing 12'6 Touring boards available for $20 per hour.  Not suitable for first-time paddlers.  


ONE HOUR MINIMUM. - Additional time prorated every 15 minutes.  Rentals include all necessary paddling gear.  
Note: (In Oakland's Jack London Square store location only) An on site rental will never be charged more than a one day take away rental price.

Available in Oakland - 10 hour Rental Passes for $150!  Redeemable for on-site rentals during business hours.

Open 7 days a week -10 am to 6 pm - Winter Rental Hours: The last rentals leave the store at 3:30 pm and all boats must be off the water by 4:30 pm.


On-Water Rentals at Willow Creek        

Kayak Rentals at Willow Creek access on Lake Natoma

Seasonal Location Only ~ Dates vary.

OCTOBER ~  Days & Hours of Operation






OPEN: Saturday & Sunday....10:00am-4:00pm (rentals due back by 5:00pm)

  • $10 an hour for a Single Kayaks 
  • $15 an hour for S.U.P. s  ~ Stand Up Paddleboards     
  • $20 an hour for a Double Kayaks

A valid (Visa or Mastercard only) credit card and drivers license are required for all rentals.

Willow Creek hourly-on-the-water rentals are NOT limited to full day take away rate.

First come, first served ~ No reservations are taken at Willow Creek.

This is a State Park, and a $10 parking fee is required (or an annual CA State Parks pass); no ranger is in attendance so please bring exact change. CCK does not provide change for parking.

From the East: (Placerville, South Lake Tahoe) Take Hwy 50 exit at Folsom Blvd. (Just after Prairie City Rd.) Get in the left turn lane at the end of the off ramp. Make a left onto Folsom Blvd. Heading east on Folsom Blvd.  At the third major intersection, Blue Ravine Rd., make a u-turn, you are now heading west on Folsom Blvd. Look for the Willow Creek State Park access on the right just before the next intersection. It is hidden so keep a look out! (Hint: when you see the sign for the Sacramento Light Rail, get ready to turn)

From the West: (Bay area, Downtown Sacramento): Take Hwy 50, 20 minutes east of Sacramento to the Folsom Blvd exit just past Hazel Ave and AeroJet. Take a left off the ramp heading east on Folsom Blvd. At the third major intersection, Blue Ravine Rd., make a u-turn; you are now heading west on Folsom Blvd. Look for the Willow Creek State Park access on the right just before the next intersection. It is hidden so keep a look out! (Hint: when you see the sign for the Sacramento Light Rail, get ready to turn)

Take Away Rentals From OAK, SAC & HMB        


Plastic Kayaks 

  • Singles
    • 1st day:  $60
    • 2nd day:  $30
    • Each additional day:  $15
  • Doubles
    • 1st day:  $80
    • 2nd day:  $40
    • Each additional day:  $20



Composite Kayaks
  • Singles
    • $100 per day
  • Tandems
    • $150 per day



Hobie Mirage Drive Kayaks
  • Singles
    • 1st day:  $80
    • 2nd day:  $40
    • each additional day:  $20
  • Tandems
    • 1st day:  $100
    • 2nd day:  $50
    • 3rd day:  $25

*Hobie Mirage Island Sailing Kayaks are not available for take-away rental


  • Plastic / Royalex
    • 1st day:  $80
    • 2nd day:  $40
    • each additional day:  $20
  • Composite
    • $150 per day



Standup Paddleboards
  • Softop / Plastic
    • 1st day:  $60
    • 2nd day:  $30
    • each additional day:  $15

* Composite SUPs are not available for take-away rental


Whitewater Kayaks
  • $25 per day

Rental Policies        

  1. (OAK & HMB Only) Reservations are accepted for groups of 4 or more on weekdays only. Groups that want to paddle on the weekend will need to set up a guided trip through our Customer Service Center (800) 366-9804.
  2. Payment in full is required to hold a reservation.
  3. For refund, a cancellation must be made a minimum of 7 days in advance.
  4. One boat rental per person. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  5. Each individual renting a boat must sign a liability release in person at time of pick up. Each person must provide deposit for his/her boat rental.
  6. Minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or their legal guardian.  NO EXCEPTIONS.
  7. Drivers license and/or credit card deposit is required for on-site rentals.
  8. CCK does not provide car racks or tie-downs for take-away boat rentals. These items are available for purchase in our stores.
  9. Paddle jackets, wetsuits and additional gear are available for rent.
  10. California Sales Tax will be added to all rentals.

Dry Suit Rental Policy        

CCK now has large Front Entry Gortex drysuit available to rent.  

Available at the Oakland or Rancho Cordova locations.
Our normal policy of picking up after 4:00 pm and returning by noon applies.
Size: Men's large

What you need to know as the customer:

-   Thoroughly inspect suit before leaving the store.
-   When not using the suit make sure that all zippers are open.
-   Do not walk on the socks of the suit without shoes or sandals on.
-   Do not cut the neck gasket or wrist gaskets.
-   Make sure that all zippers are fully closed and parked before getting into the boat.
-   Ask about wearing the proper thermal layer under the suit for optimal performance.
-   Suit must be rinsed and clean upon return.  Do not use detergent when cleaning, just water.
-   You are responsible for leaving a $1,000.00 deposit, same with all other rentals, for the suit.
-   If you cut or alter the gaskets, you will be responsible for replacement.
-   A refund of the full rental will be applied to the purchase of a new drysuit for up to one week only after suit is returned.  

$35.00 Per Day

Eppies Great Race Kayak Rentals        

We will begin taking reservations for Eppies Great Race on Sunday, June 1st, 2014. Don't be left floating down river without your kayak! $100 gets you a week's worth of practice time in your rental boat. To make your reservation, call 916-851-3600. 

A few policy reminders:

  1. All Eppies reservations are first come first serve. No holding or reserving w/o payment is permitted.
  2. All reservations must be paid in full at time of the reservation.
  3. All paid Eppies rental reservations are final. No refunds for any reason will be given. No exceptions.
  4. Due to the volume of rentals during Eppies Great Race, CCK will not provide/rent sprayskirts or helmets for the race. PFDs and Paddles are the only gear provided with your paid rental.
  5. Each individual renting a boat must sign a liability release in person at time of pick up.
  6. Each person must provide a credit card deposit for his/her boat rental.
  7. CCK does not provide car racks or tie-downs for take-away boat rentals. These items are available for purchase in our stores.
  8. All of CCK's general "Rental Policies" found above are applicable to your Eppies rental.
  9. You are responsible for the pick up and transportation to the race of your kayak rental.
  10. You may pick up your rental on the Monday prior to the race (July 14th). PICK UP NOT AVAILABLE ON RACE DAY! 
  11. You may purchase additional rental days at the established daily rate
  12. IMPORTANT:  You are responsible for transporting all rental boats and equipment back to CCK by 5pm Sunday, July 20th , 2014.   You are responsible for any lost or stolen boats or gear.  You will be charged full retail value of the boat per our standard rental policy if lost or stolen. No exceptions.
  13. CCK reserves the right to substitute your rental with one of like type and size for any reason and without prior notice or consent.
  14. CCK offers training Classes for Eppie's Great Race (see our Kayak Touring Classes page)
  15. Race Date is Saturday July 19th, 2014.