Kelowna Marina Boat Rental

Kelowna Boat Rental Information, policies and tips

Kelowna Boat Rental Policies

Boat Rental Policies

Temporary boating license provided.All boat rental prices quoted on this website do not include fuel or taxes. $1000.00 Deposit required for rentals. We accept cash, Visa and Mastercard. Rates and policies subject to change without notice.

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Kelowna Okanagan Area Lake is the Best For Renting a Boat

What Okanagan Area Lake is the Best For Renting a Boat, Pontoon Boat or Jet Ski / Sea-Doo?

Whether planning your family vacation, organizing a day on the lake with your friends, or spending a romantic outing out on the water, Kelowna Marina, a division of Turtle Bay Marina Resort have got you covered with direct access to Okanagan’s hot spots – Wood Lake and Kalamalka Lake. These lakes boast separate attributes that you have direct access to from the marina

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Kelowna Marina renting a boat vs Buying

Benefits of renting a boat in Kelowna vs bringing a boat to the Kelowna area

Any boating vacation or planned boating activity can have stress factors. Kelowna Marina has professionally trained staff to help work the stress out when it comes to renting a boat in and around Kelowna. Why stress out over all the hassles of travelling with your boat. You have the issue of where to keep the boat when not in use.

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Wakeboarder in the air behind rental boat from Kelowna Marina

The Kelowna Marina Difference

Kelowna Marina, a division of Turtle Bay Marina & Resort specializes in providing locals and visitors with an excellent selection of premium and economical kelowna boat rentals throughout the Okanagan.

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The Turtle Bay Marina and Resort fuel station and convenience store

Marine Fuel Services

There is no doubt that the fueling services at Kelowna Marina, a division of Turtle Bay Marina & Resort have got you covered. From our full service pumps to our premium grade marine fuel we will be able to fill your boat to the amount you request and have you back out enjoying the water.

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The Turtle Bay Marina and Resort moorage slips

Marine Moorage Services

Kelowna Marina, a division of Turtle Bay Marina & Resort offers moorage for up to 150 boats, and with every slip we offer being booked a year in advance, it is no question that the boating experience on Wood Lake/Kalamalka lake are the best in the area. We are routinely taking on new moorage customers each season so be sure to call our moorage department to reserve your slip today.

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a rental boat on trailer ready to be delivered

Boat Rentals Delivered Right To You

LAKE OKANAGAN - KALMALKA LAKE - WOODS LAKE

Kelowna Marina, a division of Turtle Bay Marina & Resort delivers to any boat launch of your choice from West Kelowna to Lake Country / Carr’s Landing and all points in between in the Okanagan.

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Safety on the Water - a rental boat guide

Safety on the Water

Are you aware of the weather and water conditions and any hazards that may affect your trip? Plan ahead! The operator and all passengers should be well prepared. Work together and share the duties necessary to prepare.

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Kalamalka Lake and Wood Lake were known as a single lake

Kalamalka Lake: Treasure of the Okanagan

At one time Kalamalka Lake and Wood Lake were known as a single lake referred to by the Okanagan Indians as “Chilutsus” (Chil-loot-sus) meaning “long lake cut in the middle”. The isthmus separating the two was called “The Railroad” which “likely referred to a rail (corduroy) road made by the Okanagan people by cutting and laying down closely intertwined poles or willows to facilitate their crossing of the isthmus.”

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Fascinating Facts About Okanagan Lake

Okanagan Lake

Okanagan Lake (also known as Lake Okanagan) lies in the Okanagan Valley of the Interior Plateau of British Columbia between the Columbia and Cascade Mountain ranges. The Monashee Mountains (a subset of the Columbia) can be seen to the East of the Valley. It is a fjord lake and the remnant of Lake Penticton, a huge post glacial lake that once filled the Okanagan Valley.

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Boating Tips Okanagan Lake

Boating Tips

The lake is a fun place to enjoy throughout the summer. When you are out and about on your boat it is important to be mindful of others who are also out to have a good time, both on the water and on shore. How you drive and behave as a tow boat operator can affect others and their time on the lake, and if you keep your neighbours happy your experience will be that much better.

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Pontoon Boat Rentals: Party on the lake

Pontoon Boat Rentals: Party on the lake

Pontoon Party Ideas: Much More Than Just Fishing and Tubing. Traditional pontoon boating pastimes like fishing, swimming, skiing, and tubing are always good for hours of summer fun. And the merits of just plain relaxing cannot be overstated. But seasoned boaters at times find themselves asking, “How can I shake things up and break from the norm?”

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How to Tow Water Sports Responsibly

How to Tow Water Sports Responsibly

We all got into water sports to have fun, right? Well, it's not much fun to get stranded, injured or worse. As a result, the first step to ensure everyone has a good time on the water is for all of us to take the time to be responsible boaters. If you are still thinking about getting into boating and watersports have a look at the different boat types. Here are seven ways to get you out on the water in a safe manner:

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Wakeboarding Tips

Wakeboarding Tips

So you have finally decided to try one of the world’s greatest board sports. Wakeboarding is a great form of exercise and excitement. With all the excitement does come exhaustion though, so don’t be surprised if you can`t lift your arms tomorrow, that is perfectly normal. Also remember not to get frustrated, getting up on a wakeboard is very natural. Once a person starts to over think it, is when the problems occur. Try wearing a coast guard certified life vest as well. I know the thin neoprene vests look way cooler, but you`ll thank me when you didn`t swallow half the lake trying to keep afloat.  Now let’s get you up and riding.

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Essential water sports hand signals

Essential water sports hand signals

Communication is key in any relationship, and the rapport between a towboat driver and the rider is no exception. Since most of the time the rider and driver are out of earshot of one another, hand signals are the best way for them to stay in constant contact. Learn these essential hand signals to help ensure everyone has a safe, fun time on the water.

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Ways to Make Your Kids Fall in Love with Boating

Ways to Make Your Kids Fall in Love with Boating

They say if your child hasn’t been bitten by the bug to fish or boat by the time they are 13, they likely never will take up either sport. And if their first fishing and boating experiences are defined by confined boredom and a constant need to be quiet, still and patient, they’ll likely lose interest even before that tender age. Kids stink at all of these, and introducing them to boating and fishing in a way that gives them the right taste of the game is infinitely more important in the formative years.

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Why the sea doo is a good rental option if not interested in renting a boat

Why the sea doo is a good rental option if not interested in renting a boat

See the sights of the Okanagan the way it was meant to be seen…from the water aboard a Sea Doo Jet Ski! Bring along a friend or two or ride solo. The Okanagan has some of the most stunning natural beauty you'll ever encounter. Here, you can hop off your jet ski, take a dip, refresh in the water and take a moment to look around.

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Fascinating Facts About Okanagan Lake

Why a boat rental is a great way to sightsee

Stunning Lake Okanagan spans 110km (68 miles) from north (Vernon) to the south (Penticton). Kelowna sits just about half way and the east and west sides of the lake are connected by the wondrous 5-lane William R. Bennett Bridge. Spend an exciting afternoon touring on one of our rental boats.

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Stunning Lake Okanagan

Okanagan Beaches and Parks

Gyro Beach - One of Kelowna's most well-known beaches in Kelowna - Equipped with snack venues, a rope swing, volleyball courts, playgrounds, inflatable waterpark, watersport rentals, picnic areas and washroom facilities. Dogs are not permitted on this beach. Coral Beach Park - Located amongst the Lake Country Scenic Sip Wine Route

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It’s a snake. It’s a horse. It’s a goat. No, it’s Ogopogo!

Legend of Ogopogo

It’s a snake. It’s a horse. It’s a goat. No, it’s Ogopogo! Before European settlers came to the Okanagan Valley, the First Nations spoke of “N’ha-a-itk”, a fierce lake monster that resided at Squally Point 20 kilometres south of the city of Kelowna. In 1924, a little song was composed about the lake monster who was given the name, “Ogopogo”.

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Lake Country offers the finest authentic rural experience in the Okanagan.

Lake Country Ammenities

Lake Country offers the finest authentic rural experience in the Okanagan. Lake Country. The name says it all. Just north of Kelowna, and five minutes from Kelowna International airport, Lake Country offers the finest authentic rural experience in the Okanagan. Home to three major lakes – Okanagan, Wood and Kalamalka – below the lush valley hills, Lake Country has unparalleled natural beauty.

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Vernon is a little slice of paradise surrounded by lakes

Vernon Ammenities

Vernon is a little slice of paradise surrounded by lakes, golf courses and hike and bike paths and trails. People who live in Vernon know how lucky they are to be surrounded by lakes. There are four main lakes in the area: Okanagan Lake, Kalamalka Lake, Swan Lake and Wood Lake. A few minutes away is some of the best downhill and cross-country skiing Canada has to offer.

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