Canoe and Kayak Rentals, Wilson NY



 Self-guided. Located 1 hour from Buffalo, 30 minutes from Niagara Falls, Lockport and the Tonawandas, near Lake Ontario and Wilson, NY 12 Mile Creek and Harbor, offering recreational canoe and kayak rentals by phone reservation. Delivery to the Wilson Town Docks,  12 Mile Creek on Riverview Drive unless otherwise requested. You can google Riverview Drive, Wilson NY 14172 for general map.  Wilson Town Docks are North on Riverview Drive from Route 18. The 12 Mile creek at the docks empties into Lake Ontario and offers beautiful views, great exercise and flat water for easy paddling.  Paddle upstream 1 hour  and return  back to lake mouth/launch point. Delivery elsewhere available for additional fee. You can pick up canoes/kayaks too and take them where you wish (NOT Niagara Gorge!!!), then return them. Paddles and life vests are included in rentals.  Whether it's a 3 or 2 seat canoe or single kayak, you are sure to find enjoyment. All boats are relatively stable and comfortable. 

CALL AND LEAVE MESSAGE for appointment and specific directions.   Beaches, picnic areas, restaurants, stores, shops, accommodations and restrooms are all nearby. Paddle On!

Rentals By Reservation  (2 day advance notice preferred, but try me anytime!!! Except 2am!!)
Steps for Reservation (SEE FEES below)
  • Please call Matt 716-622-6585 to make a reservation
  • You must be age 18+ 
  • Please LEAVE MESSAGE w/your name and phone number if you reach recording (messages responded to within 2 hours)
  • State the Date, Time ( please note 2 hr trips launch on Fridays, SOME Saturdays 10am and noon, and Sundays 1pm and 3pm) and Location of your paddle (Wilson, Newfane, other). Other times may be available!!
  • State if you want canoes or kayaks and number of each (limit 4 canoes, 4 kayaks)
  • State whether you will pick up or you want delivery
  • Deposits* $50 per canoe/kayak/ checks can be accepted by mail in advance. Call for address.This guarantees your desired time and boats.  If no time for mail (2 days), then bring deposit(s) with you.  Deposit less fees refunded upon return of Rental(s).
  • Cancelation Policy:
    24 Hour Notice Required or Forfeiture of Fee Portion of Deposit unless due to inclement weather or death 
Required at Time of Your Arrival
  • $50 deposit per canoe/kayak - Cash on day of rental. Deposit less fees refunded upon return of Rental(s).
  • Printed, Completed and Signed Waiver/Agreement (see pdf below) You read, print and bring w/you if possible. All participants sign!!!!
  • Photo ID (Age18+) or be accompanied by parent/guardian with signed consent form
Contact: Matt Frawley
Owner and Paddling Enthusiast!
Canoe and Kayak Rental Fees (per boat)
Paddles and PFD's Included in all Rentals!!
(see boat pics below)

$25 + tax/you pick up canoe(s) / kayak(s)and return with your vehicle/ same day, 9am-dusk
$30 + tax/2 hours or less/  10am, 12pm Fri/SOME Sat Launches. Sunday Launches 1pm, 3pm. Delivery included to Wilson Town Dock, Riverview Drive / Delivery Elsewhere Available for Additional Fee!!
$40 + tax/ day/more than 2 hours same day/  delivery included  to Wilson Town Dock, Riverview Drive  / Delivery Elsewhere Available for Additional Fee!!
$60 +tax/ weekend (Fri - Sun or Mon) delivery included to Wilson / Delivery Elsewhere Available for Additional Fee!!
$120 + tax/ weekly / 5-7 days / delivery included  to Wilson / Delivery Elsewhere Available for Additional Fee!!
Must mention this ad...
3 boats rented at same time take 5% off total bill
4-6 boats rented at same time take 7% off total bill
6-8 boats rented at same time take 10% off total bill 
Must mention this ad...
$5 off each 10am or Noon Friday Rental
Rent 3 Get One Free!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 10am or Noon Friday Rentals
Sunset Lazy Paddle 
Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7pm to 8:30pm in Wilson. Only $15+tax kayaks and $20+tax canoes for rentals delivered to Wilson Town Dock, Riverview Drive. Rent all 9 boats for $12+tax per boat and make it a party for up to16 people! Must mention this ad. Call for reservations. This Discounted rate available June-August.



Canoes Available:


2- Potomac 14.6ft 3-seaters (500lb weight limit each)



1-Rogue River 14ft 2-Seater (without passengers in picture) (500lb weight Limit)


1-Old OLD Town 17ft Canoe (not pictured) 2-seater (500lb weight limit)


Kayaks Available

3-Swifty Kayaks 9.5' sit-ins (250lb weight limit)


1-Fusion 124/ 10' (250 lb weight limit)

Canoe "Emergency?" - Call 1-716-622-6585 !
(pic courtesy of Tom, 1st renter)