Rentals & Shuttles

All rentals & shuttles are by phone reservation only.  We do our best to get you in at the last minute but strongly suggest making your reservation at least 48 hours in advanced by phone 512-749-2350.

Price includes boat, paddle, life jacket and shuttle

We have a large selection of recreational canoes, kayaks and custom rigged racing canoes available to rent all year.

Requirements                                                                                                                                                              Minimum age is 7
No alcohol allowed
No littering                                                                                                                                                                      Unruly, vile, or any inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated.

Individual Rates 
Tandem Canoe: $75.00
Tandem Kayak: $75.0018056039_1388605791199466_5488008719535708714_o
Solo Kayak: $45.00

Summer Rental Times                                                San Marcos Rentals: 8:00 am
Luling Rentals: 9:00 am, 11:00 am & 1:00 pm
Times can be modified for large groups.

By reservation only: 512-749-2350

If you have a minimum of 10 boats under one reservation and payment, these discounts are for you! Don’t be shy if you have a super large group. We have a a lot of boats!

Group Rates
Tandem Canoe: $65.00
Tandem Kayak: $65.00
Solo Kayak: $35.00

By reservation only: 512-749-2350

Hire a professional guide for your group: Individuals should look into going on a guided trip as a more cost effective option.  The first guide is $250.00, and each additional guide is $175.00. We suggest 1 guide to every 5 boats.

Duration for all trips: Average time is 3-4 hours

Rental Trip Options:  

The Luling Paddling Trail 
Location:  Begin at the River Side Park off HWY 90 just out side of Luling, Texas. Paddle 6 miles down a scenic, well shaded section of the San Marcos River to the historical Zelder Mill off HWY 80 in Luling, Texas.

**Guided** Martindale – Staples
Location:  Begin near 1979 in Martindale. Paddle 5 miles down the San Marcos River to FM 1977. This course has a few class 1 rapids and a few strainers to keep you on your toes.

San Marcos City Park – San Marcos River Retreat

***May-August: only offered in the early morning, 7:30 & 8:00 am***
Begin at San Marcos City Park near the pristine head waters of the San Marcos River. Paddle 6 miles down stream to the San Marcos River Retreat. This location requires a few portages around old dams.

Most reservation are made by phone, but occasionally we do set up online reservations which can be found here:



The rates below are based off a three month rental period. Each additional month is $150.00 for any of the boats listed below. All canoes are rigged with slider seats, foot braces, jug foam, and full spray cover.

Tandem Canoes Amount Deposit        Replacement
Aluminum Voyager $500.00 $500.00 $1800.00
USCA C2 (1) $575.00 $500.00 $3000.00
Solo Canoes
USCA C1 J190 $400.00 $500.00 $2000.00

   Full Carbon ZRE Paddle                      $75.00 for the duration you have the canoe            $300.00


Deposit amount will depend on the race course and your prior experience.

SHUTTLES – For your personal canoe/kayak

San Marcos through Staples: $40.00 per boat
Call for pricing on other locations
Must RSVP, not always available.