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Frontenac Outfitters Canoe Rentals

Ontario’s Canoe Rental Experts, since 1984

Canoe Rentals

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 2017 Rental Canoe Rates

Brand New 2017 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.)
Scott Canoes
Kevlar Prospector 16
Avg. Wt. 58 lbs
Canoe Value: $2259.00
$50.00 $280.00
H2O Canoes
GWN (Innegra/Basalt)
Avg. Wt. 50 lbs
Canoe Value: $2920.00
$56.00 $313.60
H2O Canoes
Epoxy PRO UltraLight (Innegra/Basalt) Wt. 39 lbs
Canoe Value: $3820.00
$65.00 $364.00

2017 Canoe Rental Models ~ Choose the model that suits you best!

H2O Pathfinder 16 Our most stable & predictable rental canoe. A full keel aids tracking (its ability to go straight). H2O Canoes Pathfinder 16 is a great choice for families with young children &/or Fido and for fisherman
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. 
Scott Prospector 16 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 noticeCanoe Rentals.

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

2017 Canoe Rental Terms

Rates: Per calendar day w’ pick ups after 3:30 pm not charged for that day
Pick-up & Return Hours: 8:30 am to 5:pm (late day pick-ups & returns must be pre-arranged)
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 full Retail less 30%
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) required for 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

  • Please note we do not do deliveries beyond the Otter Lakes for two boats or less
  • Otter Lakes and Our Pearkes Lake is always ‘FREE’ w’ no delivery minimum
  • Frontenac Provincial Parks Big Salmon Lake or Mitchell Creek delivery is FREE for a minimum of 4 rentals. 3 units is $40.00

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

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