Canoe Rentals

Canoe Rentals - Frontenac Outfitters Canoe and Kayak Centre

Why Get Your Canoe Rentals From Us?

Our philosophy is simple: provide paddlers the best on-water experience this region has to offer.

Our rental canoes are ‘NEW’ each season and built to the highest quality, so you’re given a clean, well-maintained boat that is easy and enjoyable to paddle!  Choose from a variety of designs from ~ stable and user-friendly ‘Symmetrical/ Heritage Styles’ to the latest ‘Asymmetrical/ Modern Performance’ models’. Regardless of your trip, we have a perfect ‘Premium/ Kevlar’ or ‘Ultralight Innegra/ Basalt’ canoe to ensure your back country adventure is the best possible!

Frontenac Outfitters is also conveniently located at the entrance to Frontenac Provincial Park – Canada’s most Southern Wilderness Park (15,000 acres & 22 crystal clear Canadian Shield lakes & only 48 campsites) . For those seeking endless, pristine paddling adventures…, it’s never been easier to explore the over 5’000 lakes in our region.

Our canoes come complete with all your paddling gear & safety equipment, which vastly exceeds government guidelines, at no extra charge. And while you’re here, our knowledgeable staff is pleased to share our expertise including:

  • Demonstrating how to properly & efficiently strap-down & transport your canoe(s)
  • Offer paddling advice such as how to launch your canoe & stroke techniques
  • Explain the uses of any unfamiliar gear items & when they are to be used
  • Educate on how to properly care for our equipment to eliminate damage
  • Provide recommendations for paddling routes, scenic views, and trip planning

Remember, you are completely responsible for your actions on the water and the care for our canoe(s) and gear. To make your trip memorable (for all the right reasons), exercise caution and paddle safely!

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 Frontenac Outfitters Rental Canoe Rates

Brand New QUALITY RENTAL CANOES: 16′, 16’6″, 17′ & 17’6″
Symmetrical & Asymmetrical choices

 Canoe Type:

Per Day/Per Canoe

Per Week/Per Canoe (Less 20% Disc.)

Esquif Canoes
T-Formex (ABS) Avalon 16/2
Avg. Wt. 65 lbs
Canoe Value: $2200.00

$50.00

$280.00

H2O Canoes
Expedition Kevlar (Clear-Coat)
Avg. Wt. 50 lbs
Canoe Value: $3020.00

$56.00

$313.60

H2O Canoes
Pro-Lite Innegra/Basalt
Avg. Wt. 39 lbs
Canoe Value: $4020.00

$65.00

$364.00

Canoe Rental Models ~ Choose the model that suits you best!

H2O Prospector 16/4

Highly maneuverable, keeless, intermediate & advanced paddlers love the H2O Canoes Prospector for its unique do-everything-well, all-round versatility

H2O Canadian 16/6

Provides the best of both worlds H2O Canoes Canadian is efficient, yet still provides a good initial stability & its shoe keel aids tracking. Our top selling & most requested rental canoe year after year

H2O Paramount 16/6

Fast and fun, though novice paddlers may find its keeless, hull a tad twitchy initially. H2O Canoes Paramount is our best selling & most requested asymmetrical canoe

H2O Horizon 17

H2O Canoes Horizon is a flat-out ‘racehorse’ for intermediate & advanced paddlers who appreciate expedition carrying capacity combined with efficiency

H2O Boundary 17/6

Need to carry the kitchen sink? H2O Canoes Boundary 17/6 is our largest capacity canoe. It handles like a smaller canoe, while providing you the benefits & performance of a large cruiser. 

Avalon 16/2

A ‘does everything well canoe that offers a good balance between maneuverability and efficiency. Ideal for beginners and intermediate paddlers alike.

13% HST tax is extra, prices subject to change without notice.

H2O Rentals have been upgraded to include Kevlar Skid Plates ($125) & Float Tank Hatches ($100)

Canoe Rental Gear Included

  • Canoe Paddles (2)
  • Quality PFD’s (2)
  • Whistles (2)
  • 50 ft. Throw Bag
  • Bailing Device
  • Easy Load Car Carry System

Canoe Rental Terms

Rates: Per calendar day w’ pick ups after 3:30 pm being charged as a half-day (applicable for rental periods that are two-or more days and must be pre-reserved). Those wishing to pick up after we close (5:00pm) must make arrangements at the time of booking. Important note: $25 per hour after 5:00pm will be added to the total fee for after hours pick-up.


Pick-up & Return Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm (late day pick-ups & returns must be pre-arranged). As mentioned above, those wishing to pick up after close (5:00PM) must make arrangements at the time of booking. Important note: $25 per hour after 5:00pm will be added to the total fee for after hours pick-up. 


Payment: Cash, Debit, Visa or Master Card in full upon pick-up.


Security Deposit: A signed ‘open-end’ Visa or Master Card damage deposit at time of rental.


Damages & Lost Equipment: The ‘Renter’ is charged for repairs & depreciation at our discretion. Lost, stolen or badly damaged equipment is charged at our discretion.


Deposit Returned: When boats & gear are returned in satisfactory condition having been inspected by staff


Liability Wavier: As paddling involves inherent risk all renters over 18 years must sign a release of liability wavier as ‘You’ are responsible for your safety & actions.


Reservations: Always recommended. A Visa or Master Card number & expiry date is required to secure every reservation.

IMPORTANT NOTES: Reservations are NOT accepted by e-mail and we do NOT rent for whitewater!

Canoe Rental Cancellation & Early Return Policy

  • 3 Days (72 hours) requiredfor cancellation 
  • More than 3 canoes we require 7 Days notice
  • No Refund for early returns
  • Without the required notification of a cancellation, it is at our discretion to take up to 50%of the rental cost (i.e. $50 x 3 canoes x 3 days = $450 – 50% = $225)

Canoe Rental Delivery & Pick-up

  • Deliveries to the following locations are free regardless of number of boats being rented:
    • Otter Lakes
    • Park Office
    • Pearkes Lake
  • Deliveries for 2 Boatsto the following locations is a $55 flat-rate:
    • Big Salmon Lake
    • Mitchell Creek
    • Desert Lake

  • Deliveries for 3 boatsto the following locations is a $40 flat-rate:
    • Big Salmon Lake
    • Mitchell Creek
    • Desert Lake

  • Deliveries to the following locations with 4 or more boats is free of charge:
    • Big Salmon Lake
    • Mitchell Creek
    • Desert Lake

  • Deliveries to the following locations require 3-boats minimum with the fee being an $80 flat-rate:
    • Kingsford Lake Dam
    • Buck Lake Launch

For any other launch location or the above launches with different boat quantities, please contact us to discuss further.

Have questions regarding our rentals or policies, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page for more information!

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