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Wai Nani Surf, Paddle & Pedal, EFoil, SUP,Kayak, E-Bike Rentals & Instruction

Wai Nani Surf, Paddle & Pedal is the leading Greater Minneapolis/St. Paul Stand Up Paddleboard Service Provider offering SUP, eFoil Surf, Kayak, bike & E-Bike rentals, lessons, paddle board yoga & fitness, and custom group events.

Please come join us to get outside and cool off for some great family fun activities on Lake Minnetonka – or check-out our new location in Excelsior and try one of our kayak rental, electric bike for adults, and a paddle board yoga!

New this year:  eFoil demos and instruction!

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Monday: closed
Tuesday: closed
Wednesday: 3PM-7PM
Thursday: 3PM-7PM
Friday: 3PM-7PM
Saturday: 11AM-7PM
Sunday: 11AM-7PM


Phone 877-WAI-NANI
Contact Us (24/7/365)
Email: info@wainanisup.com


*Excluding tax and a small booking fee

SUP       1 hour: $28.50
               2 hours: $41.50
Kayak    1 hour: $28.50
                2 hours: $41.50
Bike       2 hours: $25.00
                Half Day: $40.00
E-Bike   2 hours: $40.00
                Half Day: $60.00


Founded in 2010 and as one of the Twin Cities’ longest running stand up paddleboard operations, our purpose is to build a local movement of first-time to advanced outdoor recreation enthusiasts interested in exploring our vast waterways and trails in the western suburbs. Come play with Wai Nani and experience a top 10 day on Lake Minnetonka.

Rentals and Classes

Brand New Rental Fleet in 2024! Wai Nani Surf, Paddle & Pedal only uses the best, most enjoyable rental paddleboards, kayaks and E-Bikes around.

SUP Rentals

Lightweight and stable paddleboard rentals for all abilities. Hourly/Half Day/Full Day/Multi-Day Brand New Rental Fleet every season. Wai Nani Surf & Paddle only uses the best, most enjoyable rental paddleboards around. Our rental fleet is made up of lightweight stand up paddleboards from Grey Duck & Idol that comfortably accommodate paddlers up to approximately 230 lbs. Rental includes use of lifejacket.
Available at Wayzata and Excelsior locations.

Kayak Rentals

Lightweight and stable kayak rentals for all abilities. Hourly/Half Day/Full Day/Multi-Day. Brand New Rental Fleet every season. Rental includes use of a lifejacket. Our rental fleet includes Our Town & Wilderness kayaks.
Available at Wayzata and Excelsior locations.

Ebike & Bike Rentals

In partnership with Gear West, we have a fleet of Hybrid E-bikes and traditional bikes. Location offers close proximity to the Luce Line and Dakota trails. Rental includes use of a helmet.

Available at our Wayzata & Long Lake locations.

Private Lessons & Events

A memorable and unique activity for company team building events, birthdays, women’s day out, book clubs, reunions, wedding weekends, bachelor/bachelorette events, date nights or just a great excuse to get out and have fun! Best of all, we customize the event specifically for you! Paddleboards, paddles, leashes and PFDs provided as well as professional staffing assistance, if necessary, for optimal group safety and enjoyment. New to SUP and want a pro to help show you the way? Private and group lessons available to get you on your way with expert guidance. Private lessons and events are available at all of our locations. Contact us today to book your lesson or event at 877-WAI-NANI or info@wainanisup.com

SUP Beginner Clinics

On and off the water Stand Up Paddleboard training that will have you comfortably paddling in no time! Participants will learn the basics of SUP including equipment overview, paddle and launch techniques as well as general safety instruction. Rental includes use of a lifejacket. Total class time: 45 minutes and includes complimentary 1-hour rental after class. Max class size of 6-8 participants. Minimum of three participants to hold class. Paddleboards will comfortably accommodate new paddlers up to approximately 225 lbs.
Available at our Wayzata location.

SUP Fitness Paddle

Bring a group or sign up solo for this fun and serene workout on Lake Minnetonka. Located at Wayzata Beach, our instructor will lead you through a fun and intensive workout, testing your balance on our paddleboards while you paddle to Spirit Island and Back. All are welcome but some paddle experience is recommended.
Available at Wayzata location.

SUP Yoga Paddle

This class is a relaxing practice designed to restore and invigorate. Practice is beginner-friendly, though some previous paddleboard and yoga experience will benefit you given the innovative format of SUP Yoga. SUP Yoga is a combination of paddle boarding and yoga practice. It challenges you to find another level of balance and focus your mind, all while floating atop the water. Paddle board yoga is not only elegant but also a great challenge for any rider.
Available at our Wayzata location.

NEW! – eFoil Demos & Lessons

Fly over the water! Try before you buy – powered surfing with our new eFoil performance boards. At first glance, they look like flying mini surfboards. But in reality, they’re one of the hottest and fastest rides on the water. This is the Lift eFoil and it’s a self-propelling, battery-powered hydrofoil. Instruction or Demo only. NOT AVAILABLE FOR RENT.
Available at Wayzata and Excelsior locations.


Sweet hats, t-shirts, and hoodies featuring Wai Nani and Wayzata. Available for purchase online at the Wayzata Beach or at Northern Drift & Gear West.

Boards & More

We rep boards from LiftFoil Grey Duck and Idol. Come try before you buy at our retail partner Gear West. Also, Don’t miss our end of season sale on all gently used boards and kayaks in September.

Wai Nani Tribe

Caught the SUP bug? Join other Minneapolis/St. Paul stand up paddle board enthusiasts to exchange ideas on how best to explore our area’s lakes and rivers. All ages and paddle abilities welcomed!

Custom Gift Certificates

Gift cards are available for purchase starting at $25

Join the Tribe

Join a group of Paddleboard enthusiasts, new and experienced, as we explore our area’s lakes and rivers. All ages and abilities welcome! There is no charge to participate and you do not need to own your own stand up paddleboard equipment to be a Tribe Member. Find the best deals from Wai Nani and get first crack on purchasing gently used boards at the end the season.


Check out our line of Wai Nani Surf & Paddle Merchandise!


IMPORTANT: Please read Wai Nani Surf & Paddle’s Age and
Safety Guidelines prior to participating in any rental, class or event activity