Kayaks from Above

Rental Rules & Policies

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Rental Requirements
  • All boat renters must be at least 21 years old

  • All captains must have a valid driver's license.

  • Must have a valid credit card or cash in the amount of $500.00 for a required security deposit for every rental. The deposit will be fully refunded provided that there is no damage to the rental vehicle and that the boat is returned by the scheduled time to our docks.

  • All captains must have a valid boaters license or boating safety certification if they are born after January 1, 1982. If the captain is born before January 1, 1982, then they do not need a boaters license or boating safety certification.

  • If you do not have a boaters license or a boating safety certification, you can take the course here: www.boat-ed.com/pennsylvania This course will get a license that is good for life!

  • We offer a temporary certification course (resort course) here at our facility! This certification is only good for the period of your rental, costs and additional $50.00, and takes about 45 minutes to complete

  • We recommend taking the course through Boat Ed, as it is more in depth about boating safety. However, we understand that time constraints may limit a renter's ability to take the course so we have the resort course as a backup!

Rental Policy
  • Pocono Action Sports has the right to refuse, at its sole discretion, to rent to any person they feel is not qualified to operate the watercraft safely.  This includes if a person does not have the right qualifications by law, or is under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

  • All safety equipment is provided at no additional charge. This includes an anchor.

  • Boat occupancy cannot exceed the boat capacity listed for each boat.

  • Pets are not permitted on our rental boats.

  • Grilling or Barbecuing is not permitted on our rental boats.

  • Rental pricing does not include tax or gas. Renters will be responsible for amount of gas they have used.

  • Rental agreement and boat inspection check-out must be completed by a Pocono Action Sports Staff Member and renter before the rental craft can depart the dock.

  • Upon return, there will be a check-in and inspection of the rental craft.

  • The rental craft is due back by the time specified on the rental agreement. A late fee will be deducted from the security deposit if the boat is returned late.

  • Children and infants count towards the maximum occupancy.

 
Cancellation Policy
  • A cancellation received with greater than a 24 (48 hours on weekends and holidays), including for personal emergencies, will result in a $100.00 cancellation fee. The cancellation fee will be deducted form the reservation fee. A refund of the balance will be issued to the credit card used to secure the reservation. Kayaks and Paddleboards are not eligible for a cancellation fee or a refund.

  • A cancellation received with less than a 24 hour notice (48 hours on weekends and holidays), or a "no-show", including for personal emergencies, will forget the entire reservation fee.

  • If you cannot make a reservation, but still want to come another time and you know the date you would like to come, give us a call! We are happy to move your reservation to another date, subject to availability. 

  • Rain Checks are available for renters to reschedule within the same calendar year, subject to availability. A rain-check will be granted if any of the following conditions exist on the lake at the time of departure: heavy rain lasting more than 45 minutes, lightning, tornado warnings, high wind advisories, or any other condition that Pocono Action Sports Management deems unsafe boating conditions.