REI Co-op Kayak Rentals at Meydenbauer Beach Park



Meydenbauer Bay Park, 2 99th Ave NE, Bellevue, WA 98004

* If boathouse parking at the bottom of the hill is full, utilize parking at Meydenbauer Bay Park also on 99th Ave. SE. Street parking also available nearby.


Thursdays: 12pm – 8pm
Fridays: 12pm – 8pm
Saturdays: 10am – 8pm
Sundays: 10am – 8pm

We will be open on July 4th

Paddle Rentals & Prices

Boat or Craft Capacity First Hour Price Additional Hour Price
Paddle Board 1 person $29 $10
One Person Kayak 1 person $29 $10
Two Person Kayak 2 people $39 $10
Canoe 2-3 people $49 $10

* Paddles and PFDs (personal flotation devices) provided with all rentals. All boats must be launched and returned at the Meydenbauer Bay Park Boathouse.

Rental Policy

Rental duration and extensions
Rentals can be booked online or you can walk up and rent day of. We rent watercraft by the hour.

Cancellations and Late Fees
To get a full refund, you’ll need to cancel your reservation at least 24 hours in advance on your rental start time. To modify your reservation, please email us at For gear returned late, we charge a one-time late fee of $25 on top of the daily rate for each night the gear is late.

Early Returns
You are more than welcome to return your gear ahead of schedule, but we don’t offer any refunds for unused time.

Damage fees
If gear is damaged beyond normal wear and tear, we reserve the right to charge normal shop rates for repair.

If gear is damaged beyond repair, the customer will be charged the full retail price minus the rental fee.

Liability waivers
The renter must sign a rental agreement and a release of liability at the time of checkout.

Pickup and drop off
For pickup, bring a debit or credit card.

For drop off, all rental gear should be returned to the location where you picked it up.

Promo terms and conditions
If you made a reservation during a promotional period but did not receive a discount, we’ll gladly apply the discount for you after the fact. Send us an email at with the name on your rental and we can refund the difference. You can also let our on-site team know when picking up your rental—they should be able to take care of that for you.

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About the location

REI’s Boathouse in Meydenbauer Bay Park is at the heart of Bellevue. Close to downtown, the park offers wooded pathways, open lawns, and views of the surrounding lake and greenery from the shoreline and the pedestrian pier. Launch your boat from Meydenbauer and practice your paddle skills in the enclosed bay. Rent a kayak, canoe, or stand-up paddleboard from the REI boathouse and take a break from the stress of daily life right in the heart of Bellevue.