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.

Meet our passionate guides and instructors for the 2024 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 2024 season, or future seasons, follow this link to our current available positions in 2024.


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. Paddle Canada Level Three Sea Kayak Skills certification



Camille grew up camping, hiking and paddling in Victoria and Vancouver, British Columbia. Camille is Paddle Canada Level One certified and holds a Standard First Aid certification. As a BC native, she has explored much of the Pacific Northwest and moved to the Sunshine Coast this summer to learn how to instruct and guide.



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.

Griffin guide pic


Griffin grew up paddling around Lake Erie in Port Dover, Ontario. He graduated as an Outdoor Adventure Naturalist and holds Paddle Canada Level Two Sea Kayaking Skills, Level One Sea Kayak Instructor, Lake Tandem Canoe Instructor, Level Two Swift Water Rescue, and a Wilderness First Responder Certification. Griffin has worked as an Outdoor Adventure Guide across Canada since 2017. He looks forward to spending his summer guiding on the Sunshine Coast while working towards his Level One instructor cert. Outside of work, Griffin enjoys fishing, rock climbing, photography, camping, cooking, and anything to do with the outdoors.

Lisa guide pic


Lisa grew up loving rivers, lakes, and the ocean in Wellington, New Zealand. She’s worked in adventure Tourism for over 5 years, jumping out of planes and parasailing in her home country.
Spending the last couple of years underwater as a Scuba Instructor in Southern Thailand. Level One certified by Paddle Canada, she is looking forward to some above water adventures, paddling on the Sunshine Coast.
Outside of work she enjoys walks, reading, and anytime with animals.


Maddy grew up paddling around the lakes of Perth, Ontario. She graduated as an Environmental Technician, with a background in Environmental Studies. Maddy holds a Paddle Canada Level One Sea Kayak Skills certification, Apprentice Interpreter certification, and a Wilderness Mental Health First Aid certification. Outside of work, Maddy enjoys hiking, climbing, camping, photography, and learning new skills. 

Mariah Crew Pic 2022


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.

Halfmoon Sea Kayaks’ Beach

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

(604) 885-2948


We’re all visitors or have made our homes on the traditional territories of

the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, shíshálh, Tla’amin, Klahoose, and Xwémalhkwu Nations.

While exploring these territories, please continue to be safe, responsible, and respectful.

Welcome to the beautiful Sunshine Coast!