Kayaking and Paddleboarding in Beautiful Cape May

Man paddleboarding with dog in bay with boat in background

Imagine waking up to the sun rising over the beach into your beautiful luxury accommodations at Ocean Club Hotel. After a delicious breakfast at our on-site SeaSalt Restaurant, you may be looking for what activity you should do during the day. If you love the water, check out the kayaking, surfing, and paddleboarding options Cape May, New Jersey, has to offer. Here, Ocean Club Hotel discusses water activities to consider in our area.

Choose Your Own Adventure

Cape May is situated between the Atlantic Ocean to the east and Delaware Bay to the west. With channels, sounds, and inland waterways dotting the coast, water activities abound in Cape May. You can choose from:

  • Kayaking
  • Paddleboarding
  • Surfing
  • Water skiing
  • Riding a wave runner
  • Swimming
  • Boating
  • Parasailing

Don’t forget about the things you can do on the boat, like crabbing and fishing. Whatever it is that calls you to the water, you’ll find it in Cape May.

Find a Kayak or Paddleboard

If you are looking for a fun activity on the water like kayaking or paddleboarding, there are many options up and down the coast of Cape May to choose from. These are some of Ocean Club Hotel’s top recommendations:

Miss Chris Kayaks, Paddleboards, and Pontoons

Miss Chris offers kayak, paddleboard, and pontoon rentals. Single and double kayaks are available to rent, along with life jackets. Miss Chris also offers paddleboards, but if you are looking for something more leisurely, you can also rent 24-foot pontoon boats. The company will even provide you with instructions on how to use the equipment and maps of the surrounding waterways.

Not so sure you want to navigate the waterways by yourself? Miss Chris offers a daily two-hour guided tour around the wetlands of Cape Island Creek and Cape May Harbor. Sunset tours are also offered on Wednesday and Saturday.

Aqua Trails

Aqua Trails has double, single, and surf kayaks available for rent, as well as stand-up paddleboards. Aqua Trails stands out because of the number of tours it offers. The daily tours are available for kayakers or paddleboarders, and each tour highlights a different part of Cape May. Tours are available for beginners through expert paddlers. Are you going to be around Cape May for a while? Check out one of the camps for kids or kayaking clinics.

Steger Beach Service

Looking to rent a paddleboard? Check out what Steger Beach Service has to offer. Steger Beach Service has 11 locations that dot Cape May’s beachfront, with the following for rent:

  • Beach carts
  • Wave riders
  • Bodyboards
  • Surfboards
  • Umbrellas
  • Beach chairs
  • Beach cabanas

Make Cape May Your Vacation Destination

Ocean Club Hotel in Cape May, New Jersey, is a destination within itself. Aside from a variety of room options available at Ocean Club Hotel, we offer on-site fine dining without the fuss at SeaSalt Restaurant, as well as a pool and sundeck area. We also have the Ocean Club Hotel Shop, where you can find gift certificates and merchandise to remind you of your experience with us.

As one of the premier beach hotels in Cape May, Ocean Club Hotel employs a dedicated team that’s standing by to help you plan an unforgettable trip. To get the best accommodations, we recommend booking at least six months before the date of your Cape May vacation to make sure you get the perfect room. Be sure to check out our packages and promotions for the best deals. For more information about things to do in Cape May, contact Ocean Club Hotel.