Affordable Boat Rentals for Fishing or Sightseeing

Pedder Bay Marina proudly maintains the largest and most affordable fleet of rental boats on Vancouver Island.

Choose from 17′ Hourstons or Double Eagle watercraft, both comfortable and easy to manoeuvre. Pedder Bay is minutes from fantastic salmon, halibut and bottom fishing, and we've got everything you need for your trip right here.

If sightseeing is more your speed you can take a trip filled with breath-taking scenery, Killer whales, bald eagles, otters, porpoises and colonies of huge sea lions in their natural habit. 

If it's fish you're after, check out Dock Talk for the latest fishing hot spots, tackle tips and more!

Ready to book your boat? Come visit us and let us help you get out on the water!

Boat Rentals

Pedder Bay has a fleet of well-maintained and easy-to-handle Hourston and Double Eagle boats.

Before you set out on your fishing or site seeing trip, we'll go over a detailed boat safety checklist with you.  You do not need to have a Pleasure Craft Operator's Card to rent a boat at Pedder Bay.

17′ Fibreglass Hourston Runabouts

  • 50 hp 4-stroke electric start, ½ canvas top, windshield, steering and controls up front, emergency kit, paddles
  • Rental includes net, rod holders, gaff, vest style lifejackets, fish tub and map

16′ Fibreglass Double Eagle Runabouts

Up to six people, two hour minimum rental.

  • 50 hp 4-stroke electric start, ½ canvas top, windshield, steering wheel and controls up front, emergency kit, paddles
  • Rental includes net, rod holders, gaff, vest style lifejackets, fish tub, compass and map
Pedder Bay Boat Rentals  
  Year Round
17' Fibreglass Hourston
up to 4 people, 2 hour minimum rental
$30 / hour
16' Fibreglass Double Eagle
up to 6 people, 2 hour minimum rental
$25 / hour

Fuel is charged on a per-use basis — insurance and taxes are extra.

Gear Rental

Tackle box and a rod & reel rental is available for $12.00/trip. Downriggers are $10.00 each/trip

Other items also available for rental — call 250-478-1771 to enquire.

Any rental equipment that is lost or damaged is charged for upon return from trip. Unfortunately, insurance is not available for gear rentals.

Insurance

Damage protection insurance is recommended for the boat and motor. It is the responsibility of the renter to ensure the proper care of the vessel and that the guidelines set out are followed correctly.

Insurance is $10.

Stop waiting and start fishing!

Call 250-478-1771, or email pbm@obmg.com for more information. Our boats are available on a first come first served basis.

 

Private Charter Boats

A variety of private charter boats are also available for hire. Please enquire at the Pedder Bay Marina office for more information. Call 250-478-1771.

Private charters include:

Sea Ghost Charters, Operator: Gord Gavin

Salmon Safaris, Operator: Dan Hamill

Get Hooked Sportfishing Adventures, Operator: Shawn Heise