Summer Equipment Rental Frequently Asked Questions

Interested in our summer equipment rentals while you are in Jasper National Park?  Here are some of the common questions that we receive.  If you have any further questions that are not found here, please click on the link below.

General Questions

When should I book my summer rentals?

We recommend booking your summer rentals as soon as you know when you are going to be in Jasper and the type of activity you will be doing. Be aware of busy seasons such as Canadian statutory holidays and reserve well in advance to secure availability.

If you are planning on camping at Maligne Lake, we strongly advise to book your campsite first before booking your summer rentals with us, as this area is a very popular area and campsite availability may be limited for the time you are going to be in Jasper.

What is included with summer equipment rentals?

For all our summer boat rentals, we provide you with the following equipment:

  • Paddles, Personal Flotation Device (PFD)|Life jacket, whistle, throw bag (tow line)

Additional equipment for specific boat types:

Canoe (Lake or River)

Bailing Bucket

Kayaks (Sea and sit-in)

Kayak skirt(s), bilge pump

Kayaks (Sit-on)

Kayak seat

For Stand Up Paddleboards (SUP) we provide paddle, Personal Flotation Device (PFD)|Life jacket, whistle, leash and throw bag (tow line).

What is the carrying capacity for canoes and kayaks?

Please see our Summer Rental page, for the approximate carrying capacity for our canoes and kayaks, we advise to travel as light as possible as this will affect traveling times, stability and ease of use.

How much are your summer equipment rentals?

Please visit our Summer Rental Reservation Page for more details regarding all our summer equipment rentals.  All prices are in Canadian dollars and are subject to 5% GST tax.

How does delivery work for the summer equipment rentals?

We deliver to the following areas.  Please note that delivery prices include a maximum of 4 boats per booking.  An additional delivery fee(s) will be applied for reservations with more than 4 boats.

Prices include drop-off and pick-up.

LOCATION

PRICE

DURATION

EQUIPMENT TYPE

Maligne Lake

$50

Full & Multi-Day only

Canoes & Kayaks (sea or sit-in) Only

Medicine & Talbot Lakes

$40

Full-Day only

All boats (sea kayaks excluded)

Lake Annette & Lake Edith

$20

Full & Half days

All boats 

(sea kayaks excluded)

Pyramid & Patricia Lakes

$20

Full & Half days

All boats 

(sea kayaks excluded)

Athabasca River

Variable*

Full & Multi-Day only

River Canoes & Single sit-in Kayaks Only

Other Locations

Variable*

Full & Multi-Day only

Variable* 

(sea kayaks excluded)

*Please contact us at info@pureoutdoors.ca to discuss further.

Delivery Drop-off and Pick-Up Times

We have daily deliveries times for all the major lakes in Jasper National Park.  If there is a particular lake that is not listed, please contact us at info@pureoutdoors.ca prior to submitting your reservation.

LOCATION

DROP-OFF

PICK-UP

Maligne Lake

7 am – 9 am

7 pm

Medicine or Talbot

Contact to confirm drop-off and pick-up

Pyramid, Patricia, Edith & Annette Lakes

9 am and 2 pm

2 pm and 7 pm

Athabasca River

  • Old Fort Point

  • Moberly Bridge

  • Sixth Bridge

11 am – 12 pm

Custom times available

  • 12-mile bridge

  • Jasper Lake

  • Hinton

  • Emerson Lake Road

  • Whitecourt

In the event that you are not able to meet with us during the scheduled drop-off times, we are able to make arrangements to coordinate with your schedule.  This must be indicated outside 72 hours of the rental start date to avoid any late fees.

A non-refundable $50 per hour late fee will apply to the following:

  • Late arrival for any scheduled drop-off and meet up times

  • Equipment rental return on the rental end date based on the allotted rental period

Changes and Cancellation policy

Any changes or cancellations are to be received outside 72 hours of the reservation date to avoid any cancellation fees.

A written cancellation must be submitted to info@pureoutdoors.ca to qualify for any refund to deposit and/or to the full payment.  See our Summer Equipment Rental Policy page for more details.

Summer Planning Quick Tips

  • Plan according to the least experienced individual’s ability
  • Be aware of Canadian statutory holidays and reserve in advance to avoid disappointment
  • Secure your booking as soon as you know when you are going to be Jasper National Park

Plan on camping at Maligne Lake?

1. Reserve campsite first before booking summer equipment rental

2. Develop a float plan and leave with a competent individual(s) in the event of an emergency.

3. Plan for the worst and hope for the best!