Hire kit from Argyll Kayaks to explore the local area - the Argyll coastline offers some of the finest sea kayaking and recreational paddling in the world. For experienced paddlers wanting to explore our coast, we can hire out composite sea kayaks and recreational plastic kayaks at competitive rates for a day or weekend.
We also offer half day hire service for sit on top kayaks and stand up paddle boards.
To make the most of your hire session, book the services of our kayak coach at the same time. More about our kayak coach and guiding service here...
If you’re thinking of buying a boat from us, you may wish to take advantage of our hire service for an extended trial - we’ll refund the cost of your hire (subject to conditions) if you decide to buy having hired out a boat beforehand.
Sea Kayaking UK kayaks: Explorer - Standard & High Volume, Latitude, Romany Classic, Romany Sport. (Coming soon: Romany Surf, Sportive and Pilgrim)
Rockpool kayaks: Taran 16, Tarantella, Isel, Bach Eto, (Coming soon: Rockpool GT and GTs)
Venture Kayaks: Islay 12 standard, Islay Tourer, Flex (Coming soon: Islay Sit on Top, Virgo HV, Islay 14 and Virgo LV)
Selected hire boats are also available fitted with our Flat Earth kayak sails.
Hire rates start from just £50 a day for a composite sea kayak including spray deck and buoyancy aid. £90 per weekend, £250 per week.
Recreational/plastic kayaks including buoyancy aid start at £30 per day.
Our kayak hire includes Reed Chillcheater spray decks and Yak Xipe or Palm Meander buoyancy aids.
You can also hire paddles (we are agents for Werner paddles and Celtic Paddles), trolleys, J cradles and other equipment at extra cost. Just let us know what you need.
New for 2021, we have a selection of sit on tops (SOTs) and stand up paddle boards (SUPs) for customers to hire.
SOTs: we hire RTM Mojito sit on tops (Venture's Islay SOT coming soon)
SUPs: RTM PE Koa (310cm) and PE 10' Freeze (300cm) stand up paddle boards.
We provide appropriate paddles and buoyancy aids.
Hire SOTs and SUPs from £20 per half day. Download our hire price list here...
We require you to complete a boat hire booking form and read and agree our conditions of hire. We require photo ID and confirmation of address - a photo driving licence or passport and utility bill for example would all be acceptable forms of identity.