Kayaking Self Guided Day Trips

Saco Canoe Rental Company has the largest kayak rental fleet in North Conway, NH. We feature brand new Old Town and Perception Kayaks. All kayaks feature: cup holders, foot pegs, adjustable seats and an access hatch. Our 14 ft touring kayaks feature dry storage and are better for longer paddles or area lakes.

The meandering waters of the Saco River is great for first time kayakers. The average depth is 3 feet deep. Along the way you can stop and picnic at one of the many sandy beaches or play on the rope swings. All trips are self guided unless noted.

Day Trips Length Time Description Shuttle Times
Humphrey's Ledge
to FIrst Bridge
3 miles 1-3 hours This section of river is very scenic offering views of Cathedral Ledge and Mt Cranmore. Most popular for locals. However this section is upper section of the Saco is shallow with small rapids. Not recommended for first time paddler. Only offered when river gauge is 300cfs. 10am and 1pm
Cost: $28 including shuttle.
Saturday cost is $35 including shuttle
Landing to Weston's Bridge 9 miles 4-6 hours Quietest section of river that features 4 small sets of rapids. Previous paddling experience recommended. Great Early Season Fun. Offered when river is running over 400 cfs.
1st Bridge to Landing 7.8 miles 3-5 hours For a longer paddling experience 9am, 10am, 11am
Beach to Landing 5 miles 2-4 hours Shortest paddling trip 9:30, 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 2pm
Conway Lake Secluded lake, this is 1 mile wide and 4 miles long. 9:00am to 4:00pm
Delivery Available

Specials: Family Kayak Package
$80 midweek and $108 weekend. includes:

* 4 Single Kayaks or 1 double and 2 single kayaks.
*Four Single Kayaks or 1 double and 2 single kayaks
*Life vest, paddle and map.
*Children must be under the age of 18 for the family package.
*Each additional kayak is $20 Midweek: $27 Weekends

Kayak Group Rates, Reserve:
6-10 Kayaks save 10%
11-19 Kayaks save 15%
20 or more kayaks you receive a free shuttle!
Must Be Single Payment to qualify for group rate.

The North Conway stretch of the Saco River offers panoramic views of Mt Cranmore, Mt Washington and some small mini rapids to make things a little exciting.

Kayak Rental Rates Weekend Midweek
Single Kayak $27 $20
Double Kayak $50 $35
Sit on top / Duckies $35 $25

Shuttle Fees
Single Kayaks $8
Double Kayaks $16

We offer Free Midweek shuttle at 9:00am & 9:30am
(based on availability)

We will also shuttle your private Kayak for
$15 (single kayak)
$20 (double kayak).
Rate includes parking.

Rope Swing are not maintained by Saco Canoe Rental Company.
They are inherently risky. Use extreme caution. They are maintained by 14 year old aspiring engineers.