WE HAVE MOVED! New Mainland Location: Don Pedro Island State Park, Get Directions

Two Convenient Waterside Locations

You can now rent kayaks and SUPs from not just one, but two convenient locations in the Englewood area – Don Pedro Island State Park and Stump Pass Beach State Park.

Paddler’s paradise is just a short drive from anywhere in Englewood, Venice, North Port, Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda. We invite all paddling enthusiasts from Venice to Punta Gorda to come and see what makes our paddling locales some of the most breathtaking on Florida’s West Coast.

We welcome walk-ins, but reservations are encouraged for all rentals to ensure availability.

Don Pedro Island State Park

Address & Map

Parking fee is $3 per car, paid at the entrance to the State Park.

8450 Placida Rd, Placida, FL 33946
(There is an Ace Hardware and car wash directly across the street from the entrance to the park.)

Experience mangrove forests and the beautiful flats of Don Pedro State Park, Lemon Bay, Palm Island, Rum Bay & Stump Pass. We guarantee it’s the most fun you can have standing up.

People often ask us, “Where can we paddle from your location?” The waterways surrounding our location offer paddlers of all skill levels plenty to discover and explore. Here’s a list of some of our most popular paddling routes and destinations.

  • Navigate your kayak or paddleboard through calm, shallow waters near the shoreline, or paddle up into quiet canals.
  • Explore nearby mangrove tunnels.
  • Dock at Palm Island for lunch at Rum Bay Restaurant.
  • For a longer trip, paddle to Stump Pass (est. 2.1 miles one way) or navigate to the mangrove tunnel at Don Pedro Island (est. 1.7 miles one way). For either excursion, you’ll need at a least 4 hour rental. That way you’ll have time to enjoy your destination and to paddle there and back.

If you have another destination in mind, we can deliver your kayak or paddleboard rental to your hotel, house, condo, dock, or public beach or other public launch site for a small fee. (Free delivery available for full day rentals.)

Stump Pass Beach State Park

Come out to our Stump Beach State Park location at the south end of Manasota Key in Englewood. Here, you’ll have easy access to launch directly into the ocean or the Intracoastal Waterway. Our customers enjoy a designated parking area, so there should be no trouble finding a parking spot. Parking fee is $3 per car, paid at the entrance to the State Park.

We are an official vendor of Stump Pass Beach State Park and a portion of our proceeds benefit the Florida State Parks.

Address & Map

900 Gulf Blvd, Englewood, FL 34223
(At the south end of Manasota Key, past Weston’s WannaB Inn.)
You’ll see our banner when you enter the park.

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