Kayak Rentals in the heart of Downtown Providence!
Providence Kayak offers single & tandem kayak rentals from the heart of downtown Providence! Located just steps from the RI Convention Center, the Providence Place Mall and many downtown hotels, the Providence Kayak Co. is proud to offer a fun & exciting way to explore historic downtown Providence! Discover urban Providence at your own pace as you paddle throughout the picturesque bridges, cobblestone walkways and green riverbanks of the Providence and Woonasquatucket Rivers, Riverwalk and Waterplace Park. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned pro, our sit-on-top kayaks make it easy to navigate our serene waterways. Our competent and experienced staff will provide the equipment & guidance you'll need to explore with confidence! If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.
- Captain is not included.
- This vessel is rented without a captain. Customers can operate the vessel.
- 1 guest
- Boards & Paddles
Features & Details
- Life jackets/required safety gear
You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.
Full refund up to 1 day prior.
Additional Terms & Information
Rates - $20 single kayak for 45 minutes - $30 tandem kayak for 45 minutes - $30 for single kayak for 90 minutes - $50 for tandem kayak for 90 minutes Our Launch Site - A leisurely 10 minute walk from the Rhode Island Convention Center, Kennedy Plaza and all major downtown hotels, our docks are located in the basin of Waterplace Park in downtown Providence, at 10 Memorial Blvd, Providence, RI 02903.Walk down the stairwell from either Memorial Blvd or Finance Way to reach water level. We are in front of the Capital Grille restaurant's outdoor patio. Parking - Parking is available at the IGT garage at 10 Memorial Blvd, the Providence Place Mall, the Union Station garage, 1 Citizens Plaza, or at metered spaces throughout the neighborhood. Arriving For Your Rental - Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled tour, as we must leave promptly as one group. We will need to check you in, get you fitted with equipment and explain our policies prior to departure, so it is imperative that everyone arrives on time. Late arrivals will forfeit their tour purchase price. What To Bring - Please dress appropriately. Even though our kayaks are the "sit on top" style, you may still get wet. Wear comfortable clothing and practical shoes. Depending on the time of your tour; hats, towels, sunglasses, sunscreen, bottled water, sweatshirts and/or a light windbreaker are recommended. Our Waiver - Everyone paddling is required to sign our waiver prior to leaving the docks. A parent/guardian of children under the age of 18 must sign a waiver for that minor. We expect our guests to follow the rules noted on this waiver. You may not pedal beyond the pedestrian footbridge construction zone. Our tour boats are continuously running throughout the area, and they will approach you if you are found to be outside our paddling area without your guide, or not wearing your life jacket. Let's all be safe and have some fun out there!