Kelowna Boat Rental Tips

Our South Bay pontoon boat is the perfect vessel for a fully guided tour on Okanagan Lake.

Introducing Downtown Marina’s Newest Service: Boat Tours!

Some days you just want to sit back, enjoy the stunning Okanagan Lake views and let someone else stand at the helm. That’s when Downtown Marina’s newest service steps in.

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Our luxury 12 person pontoon boat is prepped for you and your crew to relax and tour the lake!

Take a Tour on Lake Okanagan with Downtown Marina

Downtown Marina announces its new fully-guided boat tour service!

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Rent a boat during your next trip to Kelowna and discover the Okanagan from a whole new viewpoint.

Okanagan Vacationers: Why a Watercraft Rental is a Must

Whether you prefer the peaceful pace of a paddleboard or a zippy, water-spraying Sea-Doo, here are all the reasons why you should consider booking a boat rental during your next stay in the Okanagan.

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The MasterCraft XT21 is a terrific option for those who want to rent a wakeboard boat with the high-end performance.

Luxury Water Vehicles

Renting a car and renting a boat serve two entirely different purposes when you’re on vacation. One is merely a means of getting from Point A to Point B, while the other is designed purely for your enjoyment and excitement.

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Kayak and paddle board rentals are a great way to explore the natural surroundings of Okanagan Lake.

Back to Basics: Nature and You

Both kayaks and stand-up paddle boards have a number of advantages over motorized watercraft that enable you to get up close and personal with your aquatic environment.

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A pontoon boat is one of the best boats to rent for people who’d rather take things at a slower pace.

Celebrate Special Days on the Lake with a Pontoon Boat

Of all the boats to rent, pontoons are among the simplest to operate. You’ll be surprised by how easy and fun it is to get out on the water. It’s like having your very own floating patio! When you need to cool off, just jump off the side.

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Downtown Marina makes moorage easy, placing visitors within steps of the city’s marquee attractions.

Fuel Up & Moor Downtown

Located just steps from City Park and the Bernard Avenue shopping corridor, mooring here puts you right where all of the action is. Plus, you won’t have to worry about finding a parking spot!

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Moorage is an essential skill for anyone operating a boat.

Moorage 101: Downtown Marina Kelowna

If you’re new to operating a pleasure craft, or you haven’t done it in a while, this can be one of the most intimidating aspects of boating. Fortunately, with a little education and hands-on practice, it’s not too difficult to learn.

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A longer-term boat rental is a great way to enjoy your Okanagan vacation to its fullest.

Multi-day Boat Rental: Live Like a Local While on Vacation

You’ve got your summer vacation rental booked right on Okanagan Lake. The only thing missing is a boat for you to get out and have some fun on the water.

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Cruise over to some of these favourite destinations for boaters on Lake Okanagan.

The Must-Have Boater's Guide to Touring Lake Okanagan

A vacation in Kelowna is the perfect summer escape. To get you out there exploring the 134 kilometres of fresh water, we’ve put together a list of some of our favourite Okanagan Lake destinations, whether you want to boat-in and hike, anchor and swim, or stop somewhere to eat on the lake.

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Before docking your boat at downtown boat slips, check out some of these frequently asked questions first.

Boat Slips & Moorage: Our Most Frequently Asked Questions

Whether you want to grab some lunch at your favourite downtown Kelowna restaurant or just grab a few things onshore, boat slips downtown can be really helpful.

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Before picking up a Seadoo rental in Kelowna, check out some of these most frequently asked questions.

Seadoo Rental FAQs: Everything You Need to Know

To make things easier and get you on the water faster, we’ve compiled a list of some of our most frequently asked rental questions.

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Are you renting a vacation home in Kelowna this summer? Consider a vacation boat rental too.

Boat Rental + Vacation Home Rental = Bliss

A vacation in Kelowna is the perfect summer escape. With access to 135 kilometres of fresh water, a fantastic range of vacation accommodations, and some of the best weather in the country, it’s not wonder tourists flock en masse to Kelowna every summer.

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New additions to the Downtown Marina fleet, like this Nautique 210, add excitement to wakesurf and wakeboard rentals on Okanagan Lake.

New Marina Fleet Makes Wakesurf and Wakeboard Rentals Exciting

Whether you’re a thrill seeker looking for tournament-quality wakeboard rentals, or you simply want to cruise the shoreline, having the right boat is important.

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Ensuring you’re topped up with the right supplies will help you enjoy your day of boating on Okanagan Lake with the family.

Kelowna Boat Rental Tips: Boating With Kids on Okanagan Lake

Got kids? Here’s some top tips to remember when boating in Kelowna for your family day on Okanagan Lake.

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A Kelowna marina is a convenient place where boaters can refuel and take advantage of day moorage facilities to take a break from the water.

Day Moorage: A Place to Tie up and Top up Your Boat in Kelowna

Don't worry, there is a marina right downtown that offers helpful services such as day moorage and boat gas.

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Kelowna boat rentals are a great option for local residents who want to get out on the water without the cost of ownership.

Top 3 Reasons Kelowna Boat Rentals Are Ideal for Locals

If you live in Kelowna and you’ve never been out on a boat on Okanagan Lake, you’re missing out on a wonderful experience. We understand that not everyone can afford to own a boat, but you don’t have to. Kelowna boat rentals are a great alternative for people who want to be a tourist in their own town.

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Kelowna boat rentals are a great option for vacationers to get out and enjoy Okanagan Lake in summer.

A Kelowna Boat Rentals Guide for Vacationers

In a few short months, Okanagan Lake will come alive as vacationers flock to the area to hit the water and soak up the sun. If you’re venturing out this way and don’t have a boat (or can’t be bothered to haul your own watercraft), Kelowna boat rentals are a convenient alternative.

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The Super Air Nautique G21 is one of the most sought-after boat rentals Kelowna locals would love to call their own.

Downtown Marina Offers Boat Rentals Kelowna Summer Residents Find Convenient

Every summer, like clockwork, visitors from all over Western Canada and beyond flock to the Okanagan Valley for a little fun in the sun.

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Staying at a pet-friendly hotel Kelowna visitors use for their Okanagan explorations is a great starting point for your own adventures with your dog.

The Ultimate Dog Treat: A Stay at a Pet-Friendly Hotel Kelowna

For many homes, the term family extends to all members living under its roof—including those with four legs. With the increasing availability of pet-friendly hotels Kelowna canines crave, why not create new experiences by including them on your adventures?

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Renting a boat from a Kelowna marina offers a unique perspective when it comes to sightseeing.

See the Sights! Rent a Boat from Downtown Marina Kelowna

When it comes time to head for some sightseeing, why not go an alternative route by touring in a boat from a Kelowna Marina?

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For marina gas Kelowna boaters fill up on before heading out on Okanagan Lake, pull up to the pump at Downtown Marina.

For Marina Fuel Kelowna Boaters Find Convenient, Head over to Downtown Marina

So you’re ready for an epic outing on Okanagan Lake. The weather is glorious, your boat is cleaned and polished inside and out, and you’ve got your wakeboards, tube and all of your other toys packed. But shoot, you forgot to fill up with marine fuel Kelowna boats need to perform at peak levels.

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Downtown Marina boasts 68 marina slips for Kelowna boats right in the heart of the city’s downtown area.

Kelowna Boats: The Best Way to Experience the Okanagan

If you live in the Okanagan, you know waterfront real estate is at a premium. For those fortunate—and rich—enough to afford a slice of beachfront, mooring Kelowna boats isn’t really a problem. For the rest of us, a boat ramp is the method of choice for getting on and off Okanagan Lake.

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Renting a Kelowna self storage locker will help you keep track of your possessions while you're away from school on summer break.

Which Boat: Wakeboard Boats Kelowna Locals Use, or a Cruising Watercraft?

As you’re standing on the Downtown Marina pier with the almost endless Lake Okanagan at your feet, there’s a pretty good chance you’re going to opt for the sort of 415 horsepower surf-hurling wakeboard boats Kelowna natives prefer. But perhaps you’re after more of a tranquil experience, and that’s nice too.

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Renting a Kelowna self storage locker will help you keep track of your possessions while you're away from school on summer break.

Seadoo Rentals: The Ultimate Okanagan Lake Adrenaline Experience

One of the most exciting and convenient ways to explore this glorious body of water is with Kelowna Seadoo rentals from Downtown Marina.

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Enjoy the sun and the surf on Okanagan Lake this summer with wakeboard and Sea-Doo rentals from Downtown Marina Kelowna.

Not Getting a Boat Rental in Kelowna? Wakeboard and Sea-Doo Instead!

How can your family make waves and amazing memories in the Okanagan this summer? Dart across the lake with both kids behind you on a Sea-Doo rental, or get behind a tow boat and surf the waves on a wakeboard.

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Mayor Walter Gray cutting the ribbon, marking the opening of the Downtown Marina Kelowna. The marina gives boaters access to day moorage so they can enjoy all the shops and restaurants oru downtown has to offer.

Kelowna Boat Rentals and a Marina Downtown, Finally

Excited. Long, long overdue. When Kelowna city council approved plans for a downtown marina that would offer day moorage, councillors could hardly hold back their enthusiasm.

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Grab some lunch at The Hotel Eldorado

Kelowna Boat Rentals on Okanagan Lake—Popular Destinations

When you hit the water in your Kelowna boat rental, you think you’ll never want to stop. The speed, the splashes, and the shrieks from your passengers can be quite a thrill. After a while, though, you might want to use facilities or eat some fresh local fare at one of the many lakeside patios in the area.

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Kelowna boat rentals offer a great way to enjoy the sun and landscapes you just can’t see on the street. With our tips to make the most of your day on the lake, you can stay safe and save money.

How to Make the Most of Your Kelowna Boat Rentals

You’ve got the sun, stunning vineyard views, and more than 130 kilometres of warm, pristine water at your feet. When you’re on vacation in Kelowna, it doesn’t get much better than renting a boat and spending the day cruising Lake Okanagan with your friends and family.

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