Hire Kayaks, Stand up Paddleboards, Mega SUP’s, Deck chairs and Windbreaks.

Why have the hassle of bringing your own toys to the beach when you can use ours!

Our Hire Centre located on Carbis Bay Beach is the ideal way to get a taster of what it’s like to get onto the ocean. Youe can hire Kayaks, Stand Up Paddleboards and Mega SUP’s to get out on the water with or deckchiars and windbreaks for back on the beach. Our hire equipment is maintained to the highest standards and with our instructors on hand, you can always glean a few handy tips before you head out.

We are a fully AALA Accredited Centre – this ensures we have the correct support craft and safety procedures in place if you should ever need assistance.

Carbis Bay is blessed with soft white sand, clear blue water and we have any number of ways for you to explore the treasures of the bay as an individual, a family or a group. You do not need to book for hire, just turn up at the beach.

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Stand up Paddleboard Hire Carbis Bay St Ives Bay

Stand Up Paddleboard Hire

SUP, or in the Hawaiian language Hoe he’e nalu is an extremely social way to enjoy the ocean, unlike surfing, learning to stand up can take minutes and gives paddlers a unique perspective out on the water allowing you to see deep through the water and coves.

Our Hire Center works on a “Splash and Dash” policy, just turn up and take what’s available. If you would like something more definite have a look at our SUP Lessons or Tours section where you can book SUP activities or email us with your specific requirements.

Stand-up-paddleboard One Hour Half Day
SUP Board £10 Please ask
  • SUP Board
  • SUP Paddle
  • Changing facilities on the beach
  • Reduced wetsuit hire if required
Email Enquiry
Wetsuit Hire Carbis Bay St Ives Bay

Wetsuit Hire

We have a full range of child and adult wetsuits available for hire.

Don’t be part of the throw away generation, buying a suit for one holiday then hang it up never to be used again, do your bit for the environment and rent a suit for the short time you want to use it rather than, buy one and throw it away.

We don’t reserve wetsuits, they are rented on a first come first served basis.

Rate Card

Wetsuit 2hr    Half Day Full Day Day
Child £4 £6 £10
Adult £6 £8 £12
Kayak Cabis Bay from the Ocean Sports Centre

Kayak Hire

Ocean Kayaking is a great way to get out on the water and to hire a kayak you don’t need to have had any previous experience. We use ‘sit-on-top’ plastic kayaks which are inherently very stable and carry no risk of entrapment – the placid waters of Carbis Bay are ideal for first-time paddlers and youngsters to enjoy a self-paced voyage of discovery around our coves.

We have both single and double kayaks available for hire, so parents can take children out on double kayaks for a fun adventure on the water or you could bring a group of friends down for a fun day out.

Our Hire Center works on a “Splash and Dash” policy, just turn up and take what’s available. If you would like something more definite have a look at our Tours section where you can book a guided Kayak Tour or email us your specific requirements.

Kayak Hire One Hour Half Day
Single Seat £10 Please ask
Double Seat £15 Please ask
  • Kayak
  • Kayak Paddle
  • Life Jacket
  • Changing facilities on the beach
  • Reduced Wetsuit hire if required
Email Enquiry
Deck chair and wind break hire Carbis Bay Beach

Beach Hire

Quintessentially British. Our quality UK made chairs and windbreaks are indispensable and a must for any beach loafing activities! Available to book on the day and are on a first come first served basis (no pre-booking available).

Rate Card

Deck Chair & Wind Break Half Day   Full Day
Deck Chair £3.50 £5
Wind Break £2.50 £4

On arriving at the centre to hire your kit you will have a safety briefing. This is to let you know where you are able to paddle and if there are any potential dangers, eg tides, wind direction etc, always follow the guidance given to you it is for your safety.

Please be aware that our Hire Centre is weather dependent.

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Opening Times

In Season:
7 days a week
9-00am to 6-00pm

Out of Season:
By Appointment and Club times only


Phone 1: 01736 794782
Phone 2: 07533 695 031

Email: thebeach@oceansportscentre.co.uk