Take to the seas for a unique perspective of this iconic coastal landscape. Come and see us on the beach or at our shop and choose from our selection of kayak and stand up paddle board rentals. We provide a range of quality single or double Sit On Top Kayaks, and Paddle Boards which are both durable and easy to use. Our hire location is situated on the shores of Shoal Bay, Port Stephens near Newcastle. Our shop is situated at Shoal Bay directly opposite the beach. Our location provides perfect paddling conditions for all experience levels within safe sheltered waters, and it’s not unusual to have the local dolphins swim by to visit. Our kayaks and SUPs for hire offer everyone, from beginners to advanced paddlers a fun way to get on the water to explore, escape and connect.

Take your pick

Choose an option which suits your needs, and more importantly, your budget.

Myself and the kids decided to try your stand up paddleboards and it was great! Now the kids are nagging us to buy one (not so great). Thanks for the fun guys! And for giving the kids a chance to try different boards. SANDY, SHOAL BAY SUP LOVER


From $30~

Single & Double Kayaks available. Includes paddles and life vest for 1 or 2 persons. An intro on land instruction will be included for 1st time paddlers.

Go on a solo paddle and explore the coastline or share the love in a double kayak. Whatever your choice, the options for fun and adventure are near endless. Single Kayak: Up to 1 hr = $30.00 Up to 2 hrs = $45.00 Double Kayak: Up to 1 hr = $45.00 Up to 2 hrs = $70.00 Please contact us for longer term rates.

Stand Up Paddle Boards

From $30~ Includes 1 paddle and 1 leg leash. Life vest is optional. An intro on land instruction will be included for 1st time paddlers.

Feel the fun and freedom of standing and hovering upon idyllic bays and crystal blue water. Stand Up Paddling is easier than it looks and an introduction to standing and paddling techniques can be provided to beginners. Share with friends, family, pets and feel the invigoration of the salty sea on your skin and soft coastal breezes in your face. Up to 1 hr = $30.00 Up to 2 hrs = $50.00 Please contact us for longer term rates.

Catamaran Style Stand Up Paddle Boards

From $45~ Includes one paddle and Leg Leash. Life jacket is optional

What are they you ask? Well these high performance Stand Up Paddle Boards are the most versatile available, and perfect for adventurers who really want to experience our beautiful bays in their true essence, heavier weight paddlers, those who have injuries that may prevent them from using conventional SUP Boards, or beginners who may be concerned about their balance abilities. These boards are the stablest produced with extraordinary glide and speed. Max capacity is an average 2 to 3 people. For more info check: www.livewatersports.com.au Up to 1 hr = $45.00 Up to 2 hrs = $70.00 Please contact us for longer term rates.


WHICH INCLUDES * A 2hr Double Kayak or Catamaran Style Paddle Board. * An esky cooler containing chilled wine, frosty beer, cheese, crackers and other nibbles. * A paddling route map outlining surrounding beaches and stop overs.  $120.00 all inclusive! PERFECT FOR ROMANTIC AND/OR ADVENTUROUS COUPLES!! BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL! CALL US 0405 033518    

Please note the following IMPORTANT Hire Info:

  • WE HIRE “Sit On Top” Kayaks only.
  • BACKRESTS for kayaks are NOT PROVIDED. However, you may hire them as an extra at $5.00 each.
  • ALL HIRE LOCATIONS ARE OPEN ACCORDING TO WEATHER/SEA CONDITION AND SEASON. Please contact us on 0405 033518, to find out where we’re hiring, especially during low holiday seasons.
  • PADDLING BOUNDARIES are determined according to weather/sea condition and Hirers paddling experience. They must be adhered to at all times.
  • PLEASE WEAR swimwear or suitable clothing for paddling comfort. Remember you are going to get wet.
  • PLEASE BRING drinking water, sun protection, and camera. Water resistant dry bags can be provided.
  • WE RECOMMEND you bring a water-resistant watch as to keep tabs on your hire duration.
  • WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND you keep mobile phones, cameras and sunglasses on land when hiring SUP Boards. We also ENCOURAGE flotation devices be fitted on GoPro cameras.

Take your pick

Choose an option which suits your needs, and more importantly, your budget. Cheapest price in Port Stephens GUARANTEED!! If you find anything cheaper, please provide proof and we’ll beat it:)

Double Kayak


Includes one paddle and one life jacket

Share the love, share the experience, share the work!

Double Kayak Hire

*Some double kayaks can provide a space for a small child to sit in the centre*


Stand Up Paddle Boards


Includes one paddle and Leg Leash. Life jacket optional

It’s easy…. Even for the clumsy! And a fantastic core strength workout. Take a look around from a standing viewpoint.

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