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

    $15.00

    per person, per hour

    Online Request

    or speak to us
    now at 604-932-3111

    Hourly boat rentals are
    available on a drop in basis

  • 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

    Online Request

    or speak to us
    now at 604-932-3111

    Hourly boat rentals are
    available on a drop in basis

  • 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

    $15.00

    per person, per hour

    Online Request

    or speak to us
    now at 604-932-3111

    Hourly boat rentals are
    available on a drop in basis

  • 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

    $15.00

    per person, per hour

    Online Request

    or speak to us
    now at 604-932-3111

    Hourly boat rentals are
    available on a drop in basis

Rental Comparison

CANOE

$15per hour
$151 month
  • RATE IS PER PERSON, PER HOUR
  • INCLUDED: Life jacket, paddles and boat instruction
  • Kids under 12 - 50% off REGULAR PRICE with 2 adults

SINGLE KAYAK

$25per hour
$25per hour
  • RATE IS PER BOAT, PER HOUR
  • INCLUDED: Life jacket, paddles and boat instruction
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DOUBLE KAYAK

$15per hour
$15per hour
  • RATE IS PER PERSON, PER HOUR
  • INCLUDED: Life jacket, paddles and boat instruction
  • Kids under 12 - 50% off REGULAR PRICE with 2 adults

PEDAL BOAT

$15per hour
$15per hour
  • RATE IS PER PERSON, PER HOUR
  • INCLUDED: Life jacket, paddles and boat instruction
  • Kids under 12 - 50% off REGULAR PRICE with 2 adults