THE PRICE TAG TO FLOAT
Kayaks vary widely in size and capabilities, which means kayakers can choose how much they want to spend.
-Porterdale Yak Club: $25 a day to rent a single boat, life jacket and paddle
-Dick’s Sporting Goods: $349 to buy a one-person kayak to $938.99 for a tandem kayak
-Walmart: $178.75 to buy a one-person kayak with paddle to $5,206.99 for a tandem kayak
*Prices taken from Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart websites, and Lamar Brown, owner of Porterdale Yak Club