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Guide To Kayaking In Hong Kong – When And Where To Rent And Buy?

Renting Kayaks + Where To Go Kayaking + Buying Kayaks

Family-Friendly Kayaking In Hong Kong

Calling all water babies!  Little Steps has paddled, rocked, and rowed our way through the waters around Hong Kong to bring you the go-to list for family kayaking options in and around the city.  Whether you want to buy your own, rent an adventure, or simply get more info…we have the scoop so you can strap on a lifejacket and take it to the sea!  Here are the best kayak spots in Hong Kong, including tours, family-friendly rentals, and where to buy them too.

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  • Sea Kayak Hong Kong

    CLASSES & CLUBS: Sea Kayak Hong Kong

    Sea Kayak Hong Kong (SKHK) is an ocean conservation, education and adventure tour organization. They have an abundance of knowledge when it comes to kayaking, and they offer various options. They do tours of Hong Kong, operating all year round, they have a club and a school, as well as educational days and you can rent kayaks and go for your own tour on Lamma Island.


    Sea Kayak Hong Kong, 54 Lo So Shing Tseun, Sok Kwu Wan, Lamma Island, New Territories, Hong Kong, +852 9313 9165,

  • HK Meetup Group For Kayakers In Hong Kong

    CLASSES & CLUBS: Sea Kayakers & Friends

    A casual meet up for kayaking enthusiasts, the group paddles in various parts of Hong Kong. Trips range from beginner, intermediate, and advanced day tours on weekends, midweek Eskimo roll sessions, and overnight expeditions. They also host various do-good activities such as beach cleanups and even expeditions that learn more about Hong Kong’s diverse ecosystem.


    Sea Kayakers &

  • Family-Kayaking-In-Hong-Kong-In-Kwun-Yam-Wan

    KAYAK RENTAL: Kayaking With The Little Ones In Kwun Yan Wan

    Head over to Kwun Yam Wan Beach (this beach is far quieter than the ever-popular Tung Wan Beach) in Cheung Chau. Here you will find the family-run Hing Kee Beach Store, which the Liu family has owned for over 70 years! Although the views are less spectacular, the sea is very calm here and ideal for the little ones to get their kayak practice runs!

    For a single kayak, prices start at HK$80 and $140 for a double (1-hour rental). They also offer tours around the island for HK$400 per person (minimum of 3 people a tour).


    Hing Kee Beach Store, +852 2981 3478, Facebook Page

  • Tai Mei Tuk Water Sports Centre, Hong Kong

    WATER SPORTS CENTER: Kayaking In Tai Mei Tuk

    If you and your lovely crew haven’t been to Tai Mei Tuk yet, you’re missing out! Rent a kayak and enjoy the picturesque scenery of Plover’s Reservoir. Afterward, rent bikes and tour the surrounding landscape and end the day at the BBQ pits for a flame-grilled meal or at the Thai restaurants on the main road. Perfect!


    Tai Mei Tuk Water Sports Center, Main Dam, Plover Cove Reservoir, Tai Mei Tuk, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong, +852 2665 3591,

  • St. Stephen's Beach, Hong Kong

    WATER SPORTS CENTER: St. Stephen's Beach

    Stray from the Stanley crowds, but still enjoy the convenient Southside location at St. Stephen’s Beach. There, you’ll find a range of rentals, including kayaks, sailing dinghies, and windsurfing, so everyone in your active bunch can choose their vessel of choice. Though the facilities are sparse, you and junior can sign up for family kayaking lessons!


    St. Stephen’s Beach Water Sports Center, Wong Ma Kok Path, Stanley, Hong Kong, +852 2813 5407,

  • Chong Hing Water Sports Centre, Hong Kong


    For play, there’s nowhere like Chong Hing! The water sports centre has all types of equipment for rental, including kayaks. There are also onsite barbecue pits along the water’s edge, plus there’s an archery range, basketball court, and a place to rent camping gear should you and your wee ones have so much fun you want to spend the night!


    Chong Hing Water Sports Center, West Sea Cofferdam, High Island Reservoir, Sai Kung, New Territories, +852 2792 6810,

  • Jockey Club Wong Shek Water Sports Centre, Hong Kong

    WATER SPORTS CENTER: The Jockey Club Wong Shek

    Surrounded by mountains on all sides, The Jockey Club Wong Shek in Sai Kung East offers smooth waters - a safe bet for beginners! You and your water babies will feel as if you’ve escaped on holiday with the lush tropical panoramas as you take to the waters with rental kayaks from the water sports center. There are also classes and guided group programs.


    The Jockey Club Wong Shek Water Sports Center, Wong Shek Pier, Sai Kung, New Territories, +852 2328 2311,,

  • Long Coast Seasports Centre, Hong Kong

    WATER SPORTS CENTER: Long Coast Seasports Center

    For a non-government-operated center run by watersports lovers, venture to Lantau’s Long Coast Seasports Center right on Cheung Sha beach. Kayaking is just one of the many activities, and they have one-, two- and three-seater canoes so the whole fam can be in the same boat. Plus, there are camping grounds and beachfront guest rooms if you want to stay the night.


    Long Beach Seasports Center, 9 Lower Cheung Sha Village, Lantau Island, Hong Kong, +852 8104 6222,

  • Stanley Main Beach Water Sports Centre, Hong Kong

    WATER SPORTS CENTER: Stanley Main Beach

    There’s plenty of action at this super-popular beach! Not only is it the site of dragon boat practices and competitions, but there are also casual kayak rental huts right on the beach and a water sports center for reliable rentals. Paddle together to nearby islands, then dine at one of the many family-friendly restaurants at Stanley Plaza or along the boardwalk.


    Stanley Main Beach Water Sports Center, Stanley Link Road, Stanley, Hong Kong, + 852 2813 9117,

  • Racing The Planet, Hong Kong

    GEAR: Racing The Planet

    If you and your family are hooked on kayaking and want to equip yourselves with the right gear, make a beeline to Racing The Planet in Sheung Wan for everything you need to lead an active lifestyle. They sell plenty of water sports necessities, including waterproof bags, wetsuits, water-resistant camera holders and life-saving first-aid kits.


    Racing The Planet,


    Need a life jacket for the little ones?  Check out Wing On and Amazon (for more styles).

    Make sure to check out 10 Unique Watersports In Hong Kong and Adrenaline Adventures!

  • More Kayak Rentals & Tours In Hong Kong:


    Sea Kayak Hong Kong,

    Wild Hong Kong, +852 6087 1439,,

    Edventure Kayak Tours,



    Hong Kong Aqua-Bound Centre, +852 8211 3876, Whatsapp:+852 9269 5969,,

    Hiwindlover, Stanley, Hong Kong,

    St. Stephens Beach Watersports Centre, Stanley, Hong Kong,



    Tai O Kayak Tours, Tai O, Hong Kong, Book here!

    Cheung Chau Night Paddle, Cheung Chau, Hong Kong, Book here!

    Sai Kung Kayakation (Kayak And Camping), Sai Kung, Hong Kong, Book here!



    Blue Sky Kayak Tours In Sai Kung,

    Ah Kwok Watersport Sai Kung,

    Hoi Ha Kayaking In Hong Kong,

    Hong Kong Aqua-Bound Centre,

    Ah Kwok Water Sports Centre,



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