Deep Creek Landing is proud to be the only marina in Newport News offering kayak rentals to the public. Spend a few hours or the whole day paddling and exploring the calm waters of Deep Creek or the James River, catch some rays, and discover the natural beauty of our local waterways. This is a great activity that is safe for the whole family! Life jackets and instructions are provided before you launch.
Our kayaks are back with now double/triple kayaks and more single kayaks!
$15/hr for a single kayak and $18/hr for a double/triple kayak
Half-day (4hrs): $45 for single kayak and $54 for double/triple kayak
Single kayaks are rated for 300 lbs and double/triple kayaks are rated for 595 lbs
April 1 – May 28*
Monday – Saturday: 9:30am – 4:30pm (all kayaks back on dock)
Sunday: 10:30am – 3:30pm (all kayaks back on dock)
May 29 – September 6
Monday – Thursday, Sunday: 9:30am – 4:30pm (all kayaks back on dock)
Friday – Saturday: 9:30am – 5:30pm (all kayaks back on dock)
How to Reserve:
Please call us at (757)877-9555 to reserve!
Reservations are not required, but recommended, as we run a summer program that may be utilizing the kayaks. Please make sure to arrive 15 minutes ahead of your reservation to fill out necessary paperwork. Payment is required before launching. You must be eighteen years or older to rent a kayak. You must be at least nine years old to go on a single kayak and at least five years old to go on a double kayak, with a parent.
Friday Office Kayak Parties:
Friday office blues getting you down? Well come out with your coworkers after 12pm on a Friday and have your own kayak races or just simply enjoy a nice kayak paddle, instead of staring at your computer screen. Afterwards, bring some food to grill and enjoy our grill and patio area with your coworkers. You can even stock up on beverages, beer, seltzers, ice, and other snacks at our Ship Store.
If there are 5 or more people to your party, receive 10% off the total kayak rental price! Please call ahead to reserve so we may have your kayaks ready for your party.
What to Bring/Wear:
Make sure to wear a bathing suit, because you may get wet. Footwear can be left in your car.
Cheap sunglasses or floatable sunglasses.
A towel for after the kayak paddle.
You may purchase a waterproof cell phone holder at our Ship Store!
Do NOT bring anything on the kayak that you do not want to get wet, sandy, damaged, or lost.
* Weather permitting: Air temperature must at least be 70 degrees, as the water temperature is still in the 40s and 50s.