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cANOE AND KAYAK RENTALS

River Runner Outdoor Center offers the only kayak and gear rental program in the Midlands. 

Whether you're a seasoned kayaker or just starting out, we have the perfect kayak and gear for your needs. Our rental fleet is constantly updated with the latest and greatest equipment, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience on the water.

Our knowledgeable staff will help you choose the right equipment and provide you with all the necessary safety information and tips. Renting with River Runner is a convenient and cost-effective way to get out on the water and experience the thrill of kayaking. So why wait? Book your rental today and make your next kayaking adventure unforgettable!

Call 803-771-0353 to reserve your kayak or canoe!

Reservations

Most equipment is available on demand; however, we recommend placing a reservation to hold the equipment for you.

Reservations are made by paying for the rental and can be done by telephone at 803-771-0353 with a debit or credit card. 

*Please note that once made, reservations cannot be refunded but canceled reservations with notice before the rental date will receive a Rental Credit for the full amount. Rental credit may be used for any future rental.

Rental Rates

Kayak/ Canoe

$50 Full Day

Additional days are $25 each per boat. PFD (lifejacket) and paddle are included with the rental. Foam blocks and tie-down straps are included for transport on your vehicle.  

Pedal-Drive Kayaks

$95 Full Day

Additional days are $55 each per boat. PFD (lifejacket) and paddle are included with the rental. Foam blocks and tie-down straps are included for transport on your vehicle.  

Yakima Racks

$50 Full Day

Additional days are $10 each. Tie-down straps will also be provided.

Dry Bags

$5 Full Day

Additional days are $5 each

SUP*

$75 Full Day 

Additional days are $25 each per SUP. PFD (lifejacket) and paddle are included with the rental. Foam blocks and tie-down straps are included for transport on your vehicle.

 

*Stand Up Paddle-Board 

Kayak/Canoe Trailer

$80 Full Day

Additional days are $40 each. You will be required to have a  2 inch ball hitch on your vehicle and a lock for the receiver.

Boat Carts

$50 Full Day

Additional days are $10 each

Extra Paddles & PFD's*

$10 (per item)  Full Day

Additional days are $10 each. 

*A paddle and PFD is include with each boat/SUP rental

Equipment Pickup

Rental equipment may be picked up at River Runner from 10 AM to 5 PM Monday through Saturday. Please plan for approximately 30 minutes to complete your rental pickup.

Equipment Return

Rental equipment may be returned anytime from 10 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Saturday. 

  • Returns after 5 PM will incur a $30 additional fee.

  • Sunday returns may be made by special arrangement for a $50 additional fee.

  • Unattended returns during any time when the shop is closed are not allowable and will incur an additional $100 fee.

  • Please do not leave your rental equipment until we have properly checked it back in – and please don’t forget to check your vehicle for paddles and PFDs!

Rental Policies

Due to concern for your safety, and possible damage to rental equipment, River Runner does not rent equipment for the following areas: You are always responsible for making your own wise decisions about the safety of other paddling areas. Changing water levels and weather conditions are very important considerations. We are always happy to provide our best advice, but you are responsible for your personal safety and the safety of the rental equipment. Saluda River Section II (from I-20 to the Mill Race area) and Saluda River III (Riverbanks Zoo to Gervais Street Bridge on the Congaree River). PFD’s must always be worn when you are on water – no exceptions!

BE CAREFUL, HAVE FUN, AND ALWAYS BE SAFE!

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