Marine Adventure Outfitters on the Beautiful Sunshine Coast

Explore and navigate with us

Welcome to Halfmoon Sea Kayaks, thanks for visiting. We’re hoping you find our website helpful in getting some paddling plans together. If it’s missing anything you need please call us any time and let us know. We would love to help. We do three things mainly; Kayak and paddle board rentals, lessons and guided tours. Pick your path below and we’ll see you on the beach.

Equipment Rentals

Our fleet of single and double fiberglass sea kayaks are hand made locally by Seaward, Atlantis and Delta Kayaks. Rentals are available from 4 hours to multiple days. Pack a snack and make a day of it.


We offer “inhouse” intro lessons for both sea kayaking and stand up paddle boarding as well as Paddle Canada Certifications in both skill sets. Twenty plus years of Paddle Canada instructor experience to get you well on your way to exploring the worlds oceans.

Guided Tours

Be sure to check out our very popular guided day and evening tours as well as our custom multi day trips.

” Overall an amazing experience and I’d do it again! Thanks for the magical evening!”


Meet our passionate guides and instructors for the 2023 paddling season! We come from a wide variety of educational backgrounds and places, but we all share a profound love of paddle sports and outdoor adventure. If you are interested in employment with Halfmoon Sea Kayaks for the 2023 season, or future seasons, follow this link to our current available positions.


Adam grew up in Ottawa and spent his summers outside playing sports and swimming.
He is enjoying a summer on the Sunshine Coast after finishing university in Nova Scotia with a bachelor’s degree in marketing.
He is looking to strengthen his kayaking abilities while also exploring the best of what the West Coast has to offer.
Adam is new to the Halfmoon crew and stoked to be working as our paddle sport rentals manager!
Outside of work, he spends his free time hiking, spending time with friends, and playing guitar.


A Halfmoon Sea Kayaks partner and Paddle Canada instructor, Cam has spent the last 24 years paddling on the Sunshine Coast. He comes from an extensive marine background in the West Coast tug boat industry and has paddled all over coastal British Columbia, including Atlin Lake, Haida Gwaii, Hakai Pass, and the Northern Gulf Islands.


Charla grew up paddling on Georgian Bay in Ontario working as an outdoor education facilitator and Paddle Canada canoe instructor. She holds an Outdoor Adventure Naturalist diploma, a Paddle Canada sea kayak instructor certification, Paddle Canada Level Three Sea Kayak Skills certification, and a Wilderness First Responder certification. Charla enjoys SUP surfing, forest foraging, hula hooping, and teaching Nordic skiing. She has been guiding and teaching on the Sunshine Coast since 2019.


Hallie grew up in Perth Ontario and has spent many of her summers working in retail, at cafes and immersing herself in nature as much as possible. She is enjoying her first summer on the Sunshine Coast between semesters at Queen’s University- where she majors in Environmental Studies. She is a beginner kayaker and is eager to improve her abilities on the water and explore all that this wonderful coast has to offer. Hallie is fresh to the Halfmoon Sea Kayaks’ crew and is stoked to be working with us for the course of the summer! Outside of work Hallie spends her free time chilling in the forest, chasing waterfalls, and cruising around the coast!


Kassandra grew up in the Lower Mainland competitively swimming and lifeguarding. She is a certified Water Safety Instructor, Lifesaving Instructor, and holds a Paddle Canada level one certification, and a Paddle Canada Basic SUP Skills Instructor. She is currently in the process of becoming a Physical Oceanographer and specializes in knowledge about the oceanographic conditions in the Labrador Sea. Her hobbies include backpacking, kayaking, and mountain biking. She has been instructing on the Sunshine Coast since 2021.


Mariah grew up paddling rivers in southern Ontario and working as an outdoor education facilitator. She holds a community development and environmental studies degree, Paddle Canada Level Two Sea Kayak Skills certification, and an advanced wilderness first aid certification. Mariah enjoys kayak tripping, hiking, slacklining, and climbing. She has been guiding on the Sunshine Coast since 2021.


Please have a look at the the useful information and additional add-ons below that may help with the planning of your outdoor adventures


Are you wanting to explore other paddling routes on the Sunshine Coast?
If so, we can supply you with foam blocks and straps for cartopping with a suitably sized vehicle.

Trailering Service

Our trailering service is available for full day rentals (8:30 am drop off -530 pm pickup) and all multi day trips with a minimum 24 hours notice.

Paddling Routes

Halfmoon Sea Kayaks’ Google map with day and multi-day routes, distances and landing/camp site pics.

Gift Certificates

Gift certificates can be printed and presented in person
or scheduled to be emailed on any custom date (eg. birthday, graduation, valentines day, anniversaries)


Our waterfront rental location is at the head of Sechelt Inlet just off the Sunshine Coast highway and directly adjacent to Harbor Air Seaplanes. Launch boats directly from our beach or car-top to other locations throughout the Inland and Salish Seas. Click here for more FAQ’s about our location.

Halfmoon Sea Kayaks’ Beach

5718 Anchor Road
(waterfront side)
Sechelt Government Pier, B.C.

(604) 885-2948