Kayak Rentals on Lake Union Seattle
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        Northwest Outdoor Center 2100 Westlake Ave N Ste 1<br> Seattle, Wa 98109<br> 206-281-9694 <br>mail@nwoc.com
Sea Kayaking Seattle Arboretum
Seattle Kayak & SUP Rentals, Sales, and Classes - Tuesday, June 1, 2021

Give us a call to reserve you rental kayak or SUP
Hours in June:
Closed Tuesdays
12-8 Mon, Wed, Thurs, Friday;  Last reservation at 6pm
Sat & Sunday Last reservation at 4pm
Phone reservations required, no online resevations.

If it is very windy, we will not be renting. Call before you come down on those days.

Directions to NWOC

We now have 2 Delta Kayak 15s with skeg in stock, give us a call if your are interested! 1 white, 1 yellow


Rental reservations are required. Voicemail reservations are not accepted, you must talk to us for a confirmed reservation. Give us a call, 206-281-9694. We are taking reservations on the hour or half hour for groups of 8 people from 2 households, no more than that allowed.

Paddlers under 18 must be with a parent or legal guardian, and anyone under 16 must be in a boat or on a board with a parent or legal guardian.


Reservations will be in limited numbers for now to avoid crowding on the dock.
We will need to know when you will be here, how long you will be renting for, and what you need in singles, doubles, triples, or SUPs.
All paddles, life jackets, and kayaks are cleaned after each use. Everyone will be wearing masks. We are looking forward to seeing you, but if you have any symptoms of illness we ask that you stay home.

Yearly Rental Pass NOW for Kayaks AND SUPs! For those of you who want to paddle often, without the hassle of hauling your boat or Standup Paddleboard around (or even owning one!) Orders for what we don't have here are subject to our suppliers resuming shipping, and their production schedules.

We have lifejackets, touring paddles, and other kayaking essentials in stock!
Call/email us about future kayak availability! We have a wait list for boats in August.
-Here is a link to our
retail prices and specs for new kayaks

You may now purchase items in our store!
Call or email to see if we have what you need.


Have one emailed, or sent by text to yourself or others.
Thank you for supporting local business!

We have most of the Delta Kayaks line to demo, from
12' 10"  to 17' single, and a 17.5'  tandem touring boats, to the shorter  Delta 12AR, a 12' boat with a large cockpit for easy entry and exit at 42#, and the Delta 10AR at 37#, both thermoformed models.

Looking for something to store and/or lockup your kayak or board?

Getting Here and Parking - Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Directions to NWOC

Lots of the parking on Westlake Ave N is now metered from 9am to 4pm Mon-Friday only. All the parking facing the street is all day paid for $.50/hour, do not hit Max Time or you will be charged for 3 days!! Most parking facing the Lake is 2-hour max paid parking. Paid parking ends at McGraw street north of us, but note the permit parking restrictions.

The #40 bus stops out front from both directions. There's always Uber or Lyft for inexpensive rides in the city. 
Here are some suggested routes to get to NWOC.
Bus Directions

Metro #40 Route serving Westlake Ave North

From UW, or Burke Gillman (Bus, walking or bike): The #32 takes you to Fremont, where you can walk south over the bridge, or take the #40 bus, which stops in front of our shop. The Burke Gillman Trail will take you over the Fremont Bridge. After you cross the bridge, the safest way to go is on the new cycle track on the left (east) side. Driving, go West on 45th or 50th to Stone Way, South on Stone to 34th, right on 34th, take a left (South) on Fremont Ave, over the Fremont Bridge, left on Westlake just after the bridge. Go about a mile to the 1st stoplight at Crockett St, turn left into parking lot. We are below Seattle Changing Room, and Julie's Landing, which has a clocktower with a flag

Access Points and Destinations - Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Access points and destinations. 

The Arboretum is closed again!
Here is a PDF of our
Lake Union and Lake Washington maps.
The Cascadia Marine trail is a local treasure, here is a
PDF of the sites along the trail.

Our kayaks and boards are not allowed through the Ballard Locks.
cess points and destinations.


The Arboretum is closed again!
Here is a PDF of our Lake Union and Lake Washington maps.
The Cascadia Marine trail is a local treasure, here is a PDF of the sites along the trail.

Our kayaks and boards are not allowed through the Ballard Locks.

Northwest Outdoor Center 2100 Westlake Ave N Ste 1- Seattle, Wa 98109 206-281-9694 mail@nwoc.com