in Washington State
Washington State find a great paddling route. Find a kayak outfitter
or store. Find a kayaking school, rental shop or tour guide. We have listed
a little bit of what Washington has to offer the kayaker.
Adventures Through Kayaking Outfitters
Port Angeles outfitter offers various paddling trips, kayak rentals and
Agua Verde Paddle Club
Based in Seattle, offers hourly kayak rentals, tours, and stand up paddleboards.
Alki Kayak Tours
Offers tours, instruction and rentals from Alki Beach in Seattle.
Encounter porpoise, whales, eagles, seals, and a whole world of intertidal
life in the less developed eastern San Juan Islands. They offer 3-3.5 hour
trips and 5-6 hour Outer Island tours. Quality tours and no ferry hassles.
Anderson Island Kayaks
Rents kayaks, gives instruction and tours in south Puget Sound.
A complete selection of sea kayaking tours and classes in western Washington, British Columbia, Alaska and Newfoundland.
Bear Naked Adventures
Located 50 miles north of Spokane, they rent sit-on-top kayaks to people to use on the Pend Oreille River.
Yacht charters for the San Juan Islands and Pacific Northwest boat sales.
Captain Carli's Charters
Friday Harbor boating service takes visitors to the outer islands of the San Juans for camping and kayak excursions.
Cascade Canoe and Kayak Centers
Guided trips, lessons, rentals and sales in Renton and Seattle.
Cascade Pack & Paddle
A guided kayak tour and kayak rental business in the Southwest corner of the state.
Cascadia Adventure Education School
A teen-centric outdoor education program that offers summer courses in kayaking, backpacking, river trips and leadership development with an emphasis on service learning and skill building. Located in Trout Lake.
Columbia River Kayaking
Kayak tour company based on the Lower Columbia River and the Lewis &
Clark trail. They feature ACA instruction as well.
Crystal Seas Kayaking - San Juan Islands
Witness whales, eagles, seals and more on one of their 3-hour, sunset, full day or multiple day tours in the beautiful San Juan Islands.
Kayak and Canoe Club
Specializes in small group, guided sea kayak tours in the San Juan Islands. They also have a retail shop with Point 65 N kayaks, kayaking gear and outdoor clothing.
Offers guided sea kayaking tours in Bellingham and the San Juan Islands.
Gronseths Kayak Academy
Global Adventure Guides, Tumwater WA
Private kayak instruction and guided trips in WA, Kauai and Fiji.
Hood Canal Adventures
Kayak and boat rentals and sales, plus guided recreational tours - including river tours, sunset tours, fly fishing tours & corporate tours.
Hood Canal Kayak Adventures
A kayak rental and guide service on the Hood Canal's western shores.
Anacortes retail shop also offers rentals, instruction and tours.
Issaquah Paddle Sports
Rentals, outfitting, lessons and trips.
Kayaking classes and courses.
Sea kayak instruction and courses for both ACA and BCU, as well as trip planning.
Leavenworth Mountain Sports
Retail shop stocks whitewater and recreational paddling gear, offers clinics,
instruction, demos and gear rentals.
Moondance Sea Kayak Adventures
Offers half-day, full-day and multi-day trips from either Bellingham, Anacortes or Orcas Island, plus expedition tours to the west coast of Vancouver Island.
Bay Rowing and Kayak Center
Offers rentals, tours and instruction near the heart of downtown Seattle.
Offers rentals, classes, and an online store.
This site is devoted to outdoor activities in Washington, Oregon and Idaho, but centered in the Bellingham area.
Offers rentals, instruction, a retail store and an online proshop for
Raft and Kayak
Offers tours, rentals, and a retail store.
Offers tours around the San Juan Islands in handcrafted kayaks.
This outfitter offers all different kinds of guided tours and adventures.
Port Townshend area guided sea kayak tours, lessons and rentals.
They offer raft, kayak and mountain biking adventures in the Hoh Rainforest around the Olympic National Park and the Olympic Peninsula.
Ridgefield Kayak Rentals
Offers various kayak rental options in Ridgefield.
Whitewater outfitters offering whitewater trips on nine of Washingtons
San Juan Kayak Expeditions
Friday Harbor sea kayak outfitter offers three- and four-day tours.
Offering 3-hr Wildlife Tours by Kayak & 5-hr Orca Search By Kayak. San Juan Island is where the Orca Whales spend most of their time. Increase your chances of viewing Orca Whales by coming with us. Start where the whales are. Friendly expert guides, state or the art equipment, small personalized tour sizes. Independent travelers & families. Visit The Whale Museum, art galleries & charming shops in Friday Harbor while on San Juan Island. 800-450-6858.
Sea Kayak Club
Olympia based company offers professional Kayak instruction, information
and trip leading.
Sea Kayak Tours
Offers tours and classes.
South Sound Area Kayakers
Olympic Peninsula area paddling organization.
Offers traditional boat building classes.
Offers tours, kayaking history and education.
Water Trails Association
A nonprofit group that works to establish access to waterways in Washington
State, and provide and support educational and recreational opportunities.
Trek Kayaking School
Offers trips, rentals, and instruction.
Association of Kayak Enthusiasts
Whidbey Island Kayaking
Specializes in guided sea kayak tours in the waters around Whidbey Island.
They also offer rentals to experienced paddlers.
Thanks to DH at the Everett WA Law Office for helping to put together and organize this list.