Lakeside park watersports centre on Alta Lake. Where summer adventure begins

Dip your paddle in the calm waters of Alta Lake and experience Whistler’s oldest recreational sport. Long before there was a Whistler Mountain, Alta Lake was one of the most popular tourist destinations west of the Rockies. For the past 100 years, pioneers and tourists alike have paddled its waters, awed by the spectacular glacier-capped mountain views.

Backroads Whistler boat rentals are an ideal summer activity for families and for every skill level. After you’ve explored the lake, spend the rest of the day in beautiful Lakeside Park enjoying everything from swimming and fishing to picnics and suntanning.

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  • Canoe Rentals

    Canoes are the classic Canadian boat, and Backroads Whistler’s canoes are very wide and stable. The boats can hold 2-3 people plus gear, so you’ll have plenty of opportunity to practice some teamwork.

    RATE SPECIALS:
    Kids under 12 - 50% off REGULAR PRICE with 2 adults
    RATE INCLUDES:
    Life jacket, paddles and boat instruction

    $35.00

    per boat, per hour, plus taxes

    Rate is based on 2 adults in a canoe.
    Extra adults are $17.50
    Extra children under 12 years are $8.75

    Book Now

    or speak to us now
    at 604-932-3111

    Yes you can pre-book hourly boat rentals before 11am daily.
    Rentals are avail on a drop in basis after 11am.

  • Single Kayak Rentals

    Single kayaks are great fun for all ages. They're easy to learn, agile and there's no teamwork necessary! Alta Lake is an ideal place to practice your kayaking skills.

    RATE INCLUDES:
    Life jacket, paddles and boat instruction.

    $25.00

    per boat, per hour, plus taxes

    Book Now

    or speak to us now
    at 604-932-3111

    Yes you can pre-book hourly boat rentals before 11am daily.
    Rentals are avail on a drop in basis after 11am.

  • Double Kayak Rentals

    Double kayaks are easy to figure out, so they're a great boat for first-time paddlers on Alta Lake. These boats are very versatile, allowing paddlers of different levels to explore the area together.

    RATE INCLUDES:
    Life jacket, paddles and boat instruction

    $35.00

    per boat, per hour, plus taxes

    Book Now

    or speak to us now
    at 604-932-3111

    Yes you can pre-book hourly boat rentals before 11am daily.
    Rentals are avail on a drop in basis after 11am.

  • Pedal Boat Rentals

    Pedal boats are our easiest boats to operate. They're very stable and lots of fun! Most kids can use these boats by themselves (with parental supervision, of course).



    RATE SPECIALS:
    Kids under 12 - 50% off REGULAR PRICE with 2 adults
    RATE INCLUDES:
    Life jacket, paddles and boat instruction

    $35.00

    per boat, per hour, plus taxes

    Book Now

    or speak to us now
    at 604-932-3111

    Yes you can pre-book hourly boat rentals before 11am daily.
    Rentals are avail on a drop in basis after 11am.

  • Multi-day Boat Rentals

    Rent our equipment for multi-day use in our early and late season (Not available in July and August).

    To view details and prices, download our multi-day rental ratesheet here.

    prices from

    $55.00

     

    Rate Sheet

    or speak to us
    now at 604-932-3111

  • Stand-Up Paddle Board Rentals

    A cross between a gondola and a sailboard, Paddle boards are extremely stable and easy to operate. It's like having your own dock that you can take where you want to go. Cruise around Alta Lake on those lazy, hazy summer days for a great way to cool off.

    All of our equipment is of good quality. Our SUP’s are epoxy boards meaning they are light, stable, easy to paddle and lots of fun. Novice to Experienced paddlers like our boards.

    We also have iSUPS…inflatable paddle boards, light, super stable, easy to paddle and super easy to take away on an adventure somewhere secret or cruise around Alta Lake on those lazy, hazy summer days for a great way to cool off.

    All of our equipment is of good quality. Our SUP’s are epoxy boards meaning they are light, stable, easy to paddle and lots of fun. Novice to Experienced paddlers like our boards.

    All our SUPS come with PFD, carbon fibre paddle (the good ones) and leash.

    We also offer SUP yoga, regattas, events and races. Got a SUP idea, shoot us a note, let’s talk



    $30.00

    per board, per hour, plus taxes

    Book Now

    or speak to us now
    at 604-932-3111

    Yes you can pre-book hourly boat rentals before 11am daily.
    Rentals are avail on a drop in basis after 11am.