Canoe & Kayak


We offer the largest canoe rental fleet in northern British Columbia, with over 130 canoes and kayaks of different brands, models, lengths and materials. If you’re planning to canoe or kayak the Bowron Lakes, we’ll help you choose a boat that suits your personal needs.

 

Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate, or advanced paddler, we can guarantee we’ll have the right canoe or kayak that is best for your level of paddling experience. Every year, try our brand new boats!

We have a great selection of top quality canoeing, kayaking, and camping equipment available for rent. For portaging, choose from several different styles of canoe and kayak carts – fixed wheel, foldable, or heavy duty carts. We rent tents, sleeping bags and foam pads, cooking sets, camp stoves, containers (barrels) and buckets, waterproof bags, throw bags, and axes. See our equipment rates page for more details.

Whether you’re paddling the full Bowron Lake Provincial Park circuit or just the west side Cariboo Falls trip, you’ll find rental rates for all our canoes, kayaks, and equipment listed here. Just select the appropriate link below:

Not sure when you’ll be starting your canoe trip? Reservations are recommended but not necessary. We have lots of boats for hire. Just drop in at Becker’s Lodge when you arrive at Bowron Lake. We’ll help you find the right boat for your BC wildnerness adventure.

Boat Rentals & Accommodations

Our office is located at the lodge.  Pass the store building and drive right up to the lodge.  Opening hours 8:00am to 6:00pm. If you have rented from us, it is mandatory to come to the office first to sign in, see us and our staff, sign the waiver, sign the damage deposit, finalize your bill, etc.  We will have an answer for all the questions you may have and will show you the boats and hand out the equipment you rented for packing your things.  We also set up a time for the next morning.

Late Arrival

See our info case next the office for cabin location, camping, washhouse, etc.  Most likely your accommodations will be unlocked.  The “orientation” is at the BC Parks Registration Center, 2.5 kms down the road.

Returns

After paddling the lakes, you arrive at our beach.  A big sign, “Becker’s Landing” welcomes you.  To the left of the sign is the trail to the lodge/office.  You pick up your car keys, etc. and drive to the beach and load your personal stuff in your vehicle.  It is mandatory to clean our equipment.  Dirty equipment can’t be accepted.  Please don’t flip your boat in the water to clean it.  All the dirt will hang up in the gunnel.  Take a bailer or two of water and wipe out the boat with your sponge and bail out the dirty water.  Very simple.  Takes only a couple minutes.  Our canoe guide will pick up all our equipment afterwards unless different arrangements have been made (Circuit Economy – return everything to lodge, Cariboo Falls Package – return everything but boat to lodge)

Damage/Dirty/Lost Policy

All rental items, including boats, must be cleaned. If rental equipment is returned in damaged or dirty condition, the renter will be responsible for cleaning and repair costs. Shop rate of $60 per hour will be invoiced with a $20 minimum charge plus any parts or materials for cleaning or repair. Replacement cost for lost, stolen or destroyed rental equipment, including canoes and kayaks, is at full retail value.