3 Miles Away, A World Apart...
Paddle kayaks and stand-up paddleboards on beautiful Vashon Island, just minutes away from Seattle & Tacoma.
Rentals Come on out & paddle (any skill level welcome). Rent by the hour, day, week or weekend. Walk-ins welcome or call 206.463.9257 or email us if you want to make a reservation.
Classes There is nothing like learning a new skill. We offer an introduction to kayaking class (Basic Strokes) & a more advanced class (Basic Rescues). Check our calendar for class dates and register online.
Tours A great way to explore Quartermaster Harbor! We offer guided tours during the week and additional special tours like naturalist & full moon tours. Check our calendar for dates and register online.
Delivery We bring the fun right to your doorstep (& take it away too). Or if you want to do a one way trip, we can drop off at one location and pick up at another. Available on Vashon and Maury only. Call 206.463.9257 or email us to discuss your plans.
Groups Have an idea, bouncing in your brain? Have it your way! Private excursions, with or without a guide, can be arranged. Call 206.463.9257 or email us to discuss your idea.
by the hour
Single Kayak $20 per hour
Double Kayak $30 per hour
Triple Kayak $30 per hour
Paddle Board $15 per hour
by the day & more
Single Kayak $85 per day ($70 each additional day)
Double Kayak $125 per day ($80 each additional day)
Triple Kayak $125 per day ($80 each additional day)
Paddle Board $75 per day ($60 each additional day)
If you are staying on the water, we can deliver! $40 for door to door service. We can also deliver for one-way paddling.
All rental rates include paddle and PFD, kayak rentals also include bilge pump and paddle float. Wetsuits are provided free-of-charge upon request.
summer fun pass
10 hours of paddling for $100! (1 punch for paddleboards, single kayaks & 2 punches for tandem & triples per hour)
Hours of Operation
We are currently open by appointment only until May. please call 206.463.9257 or send an email if you would like to paddle. We will do our best to accommodate.
Early summer hours
may 13-June 11:
Open weekends only from 11am-6pm & Memorial Day from 11am-6pm
june 16-september 4:
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday open 12pm-6pm
Friday, Saturday & Sunday open 11am-6pm
For morning lovers, we will have group tours from 9am-11:30am on Mondays,tuesdays & thursdays. please go to our online calendar to reserve your spot.
we also have evening paddles on friday & saturday nights from 6:30pm-9pm. please go to our online calendar to reserve your spot.
Vashon Watersports is located at the Jensen Point Boathouse located on the Burton Peninsula of Vashon Island WA.
We are just a short, 20 minute ferry ride from Seattle or Tacoma and only 10 minutes from Southworth on the Kitsap Peninsula.
Pedestrians, cars and bicycles can use Washington State Ferries.
From West Seattle: Fauntleroy-to-Vashon Route
From Tacoma: Pt Defiance-to-Tahlequah Route
From Kitsap Peninsula: Southworth-to-Vashon Route
DOWNTOWN SEATTLE: Pedestrians and bicycles can also come directly from downtown Seattle on the King County Water Taxi .
Driving Directions: We’re located on the Burton Peninsula – getting here is easy…..
From the North end ferry: head straight down Vashon highway. Go straight through 3 four-way stop signs and turn left at the fourth; then either left or right at the next stop sign (it’s a loop) and drive to the Jensen Point Boathouse, 8900 SW Harbor Drive.
From the South end ferry: head straight up Vashon Highway and turn right at the first four-way stop sign; then left or right at the next stop sign(it’s a loop) and drive to the Jensen Point Boathouse, 8900 SW Harbor Drive.