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Miami Paddle Sports Rental

Why Paddle in Miami?


1 Rickenbacker Cswy, Key Biscayne, FL 33149

After passing the toll, make a right entrance just before the big bridge. Look for 2 large containers on the beach.

Questions About this Water Activity?

Make sure to also check out the other activities offered by Miami Watersports. If you still have questions about this activity, we recommend you to read our most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) or just give us a call!

Where is the departure point?

Sailing Center (Key Biscayne)

Paddle along the beach as you admire the breathtaking skyline of Miami. Our Sailing Center does not have much exploring to do compare to our marina location, however, you will appreciate the crystal-clear bay water of Key Biscayne. It is very common to see tropical fish and eagle rays swim right by your side as you calmly paddle and if you look well enough, you may even notice wild dolphins playing on the horizon! This location is great if you are looking to jump in the water and enjoy a nice swim as well. After your session, get some beach chairs from us and enjoy a nice tan.

Paddle out without a guide
Explore tropical wildlife
3years+ to participate
Easy and Safe for all ages
Free hour rental for every large bag of trash collected during the trip

Paddle Sports Equipment Offered

Single or Tandem Kayak

Kayaking is the most common paddle activity. No matter if you choose the single or double kayak, this is our most sturdy paddle activity due to the riders being in a seated position at all time. 

Stand up Paddle-Board (SUP)

Paddle-boarding is similar to surfing except that you do not need a wave to keep you riding. Our soft deck boards are very large, making them extremely stable for anyone to paddle on. You may choose to start on your knees before trying to stand up on the board if that can help you build confidence.

Eclipse Pedal-Board

Offered only at our Sailing Center, this new activity called Hobie Mirage Eclipse is a combination of paddle-boarding and elliptical machine, giving riders the ultimate leg work out as they enjoy a breathtaking view! No experience needed, extremely simple and sturdy for anyone to try.

Paddle Sports FAQs

Paddle Sports

  • Is there a security deposit required?

    No, we do not require any deposit. However, we must hold and a credit card along with a matching valid government ID for the duration of the rental. Customer will be charged for repairs or replacement if the equipment is return with damage.

  • What is the minimum age to participate?

    We recommend the minimum age to be 3-years old. Depending on the weather condition, minimum age may be increased for safety reasons.

  • Are dogs allowed?

    Yes! We allow dogs as long as they are well behaved and will not damage or scratch the equipment. We do not offer life jackets for dogs, so we recommend you to get one prior to coming to our location.

  • Is it difficult for a first timer?

    No, anyone can do it! We will provide you with a life jacket and go over the basics on how to maneuver the boat using a paddle.

  • Where are we allowed to go?

    You may go anywhere as long as you are able to make it back 30 min before our closing time/sunset. We recommend to always go towards the wind direction for the first half of the trip, it will be much easier for you to paddle back to us.

Kayak & SUP FAQs


  • What activities do you guys offer in Miami?

    At the Marina Location Miami Watersports offers Parasailing, Jet Ski Rides, Banana Boat Tube Rides, Flyboarding, and Speed Boat Rides.

    At the Sailing Center Miami Watersports offers Sailing, Windsurfing, Wing Surf, and Paddle Sports.

  • Are you open every day? What time?

    Yes we are open every day of the year from 10 AM until sunset. 

  • Is parking available?

    Yes, we have a public "pay by phone" parking lot right next to us.

  • Are you booking agency or the actual supplier?

    We are the owner of all activities and do not subcontract with anyone else. We sell and provide the service ourselves. Skip third party agency and call us directly!

  • What do we need to bring/wear?

    Be ready to get wet! We recommend a bathing suit, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, beach towels, hair tie if you have long hair, and a change of clothes if you have plans to go somewhere else after us.

  • How many locations are there?

    We have two departure points. Check out the location tab for more details!

  • How far are you from Miami Beach?

    We are about 10-30 minutes away depending on traffic. However keep in mind that we have free parking right in front, so you will save time and money instead of parking in South Beach.

  • Can we add more Water Activities to our reservations once we get there?

    Of course, if you show up with more friends or family members, you will be able to pay the difference there, however, there is no guarantee that we will have enough space for the new “Walk-ins”.

  • Are bookings refundable?

    Miami Watersports reserves the right to reschedule if weather does not permit. No refund will be issued, but your credit will not expire and can be used towards any of our activities (not just the one you booked).

  • Online reservation or just walk-in ?

    We work 85% mostly with reservations. We do accept walk-ins although they won’t get priority and will have to go on the next available time. To sum it up, it is highly recommended to book with us on our site to have the least waiting time.

Departure Point



1 Rickenbacker Cswy, Key Biscayne, FL 33149

After passing the toll, make a right entrance just before the big bridge. Look for 2 large containers on the beach.



Per Person

(Kayak or Paddle-board)

$45 30/hr