Rent single or double kayaks, Stand-Up Paddleboards, Fishing Kayaks and all the gear needed to get out on the water.
Take a scenic guided tour around Wells Island or as the sun sets on the Columbia River.
Learn the fundamentals of kayaking or stand up paddleboarding before a rental.
Contact us for more information
Our rentals and tours depart from our shop on The Hook a scenic peninsula in Hood River, OR. This incredible area is a perfect destination for travelers and explorers of all ages to experience the beauty of the Columbia River and Wells Island.
We offer both hourly and daily rentals, as well as half-day tours. These tours launch from an easily accessible beach on the Columbia River. Our 2016 rental fleet consists of brand new kayaks, SUPs, and PFDs.
Hours:April 23rd through May 29th:
Thursday – Sunday: 10 AM – close. Or by appointment. All hours are wind and weather dependentMemorial Day (May 30th) through Labor Day (September 5th):
10 AM – 6 PM, 7 days a week. Last rental goes out at 6 PM
Hood River Paddle Blog
The Gorge is well known for windy, hot days, celebrated conditions for wind surfers and kite boarders. For paddlers, this can mean tough afternoons fighting the whitecaps and westward winds. At WhatSUP Kayaking, we believe that there’s never a good reason to not paddle, so when the winds are howling, we take our stand-up paddleboards[…]
Springtime in the Gorge is in full swing. After a weekend of crazy hot, calm days (perfect for paddling) we’re looking forward to a little cool down this week. Forecasts are calling for cooler temps and we’re calling for some river exploration! We’ve been seeing wildflowers popping up in all of the best spots, the[…]
Get in touch
Phone – Justin Teague - (541) 490 – 5286 - E-mail – firstname.lastname@example.org