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Cape Cod Waterways!

Located in the heart of Cape Cod, the Cape Cod Waterways team is proudly operating two locations. The Swan Pond River location is our main and original boating post, and on the Bass River Park where we are honored to be in collaboration with the Town of Dennis. Cape Cod Waterways is proud to be a part of making great memories in Cape Cod every summer for over 30 years!

Swan Pond River

Located right on the banks of the Swan Pond River Cape Cod Waterways boat rentals offer four different boat models to choose from: Kayak, Stand Up Paddle Board, Canoe, and Pedal Boat rentals! The Kayaks are very user-friendly and available in single and two person models. We also offer a “family kayak” that can fit two adults and two toddlers.

The stand-up paddle board (SUP) is our newest rental product, and it is becoming one of our most popular. It can give you a total body workout without a lot of effort, because of our location. The Swan Pond River has no waves or big boat traffic to worry about while you are out enjoying nature.

The Canoes can accommodate the largest group of combined people with sizes able to accommodate two adults and up to a larger model that will hold five adults or two adults and four children.

The Pedal boats are the most stable and easy to use. These boats can accommodate two person, or two adults and one child. Operated by using a bicycle-style pedal, with assistance from a battery operated motor.

Occasionally, the staff will take pictures on a digital camera around our boat facility just before you launch on your boat trip upon request. These photos will be uploaded to our social media pages on a daily basis for you to view and download if you wish.

Bass River Park

Cape Cod Waterways offers Kayak and Stand Up Paddle Board for all Public Boat Rentals.
The Bass River Park site provides direct waterfront access for recreational boating and at the same time benefits the Town of Dennis with revenue opportunities.

Bass River Park is a waterfront park that allows residents and visitors free and universal public access to a significant regional environmental and recreational resource. Primarily open space, the park also has a boardwalk, picnic and shade pavilions, bicycle racks, and ample of parking.

Pathways were created in Bass River Park that extend into the other two properties (the others being Merrill Park and the town Boat Ramp) that total approximately 6 acres and front the Bass River for just under a quarter of a mile. It is probably the longest stretch of continuous waterfront on Rt. 28 and certainly is the longest stretch of river waterfront in the mid-Cape area. It is a place that the Town and Dennis Conservation Trust will continue to be proud of for generations to come.


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Save time, and book online! For your convenience, Cape Cod Waterways is pleased to offer you online reservations.

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Proudly serving the Cape Cod Community, we offer kayak, stand up paddleboard, canoe, and pedal boat rentals.

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