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Kayak Chicago

1220 W LeMoyne Ave, Chicago, IL 60642
+1 630-336-7245
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Fabulous way to see downtown

We went on the architectural tour. It was 30 minutes on land instruction and 2.5 hours in the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Vanessa P
Paulsboro, New Jersey
Beautiful fireworks

We kayaked over 6 miles back and forth to the fireworks at Navy pier. The fireworks were amazing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maria G
Dunwoody, Georgia
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1220 W LeMoyne Ave, Chicago, IL 60642
+1 630-336-7245

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went on the architectural tour. It was 30 minutes on land instruction and 2.5 hours in the water. Great for beginners. The tour guides were awesome. You don't have to be a tourist to enjoy this. The river water is extremely gross for a...More

Thank Vanessa P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We kayaked over 6 miles back and forth to the fireworks at Navy pier. The fireworks were amazing. The guides were very good. They actually taught me how to kayak. By the end of the night I was very good. They provided us with lifejackets...More

Thank Maria G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bubba (David) was a great teacher and very patient. We had a good time and learned a lot. I look forward to coming back to rent kayaks. Thank you!

Thank fit4fun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a picture perfect summer day, Bubba and James led us on an incredible architectural tour. My first time in a kayak was a big success and I look forward to another trip soon!

Thank Prego51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was actually 4 hours - since we were slow paddlers! We've lived in Chicago for years, so it was lovely to see familiar places from an entirely new perspective. The river is cleaner than it's been in years. I wouldn't recommend drinking it, but it's...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You get a great night time view of the city and its nice to watch fireworks floating on the river but as there are some many kayaks jammed in a small space you could walk along them without getting wet and you barely feel like...More

Thank barelyscared
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This rating would have been higher except for one major factor- the group was far too large, which made it less enjoyable than it should have been. The experience itself (kayaking through downtown, sunset reflecting on the water, city lighting up at nightfall) was lovely,...More

Thank JuliaSN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great tour with "Bubba" who made the trip fun and exciting. The water was a little gross with tons of debris floating along side you. Make sure to bring water and plenty of sun screen as you will get burnt even on...More

Thank Stbr0504
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic, seriously!!! I really enjoyed a great view of downtown Chicago and the fireworks. Although I was terrible at kayaking and soon fell behind, the guides kept encouraging me and making sure that I would not be left behind or miss any amazing part of...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our nighttime tour to watch the fireworks at Navy Pier. Our group of four was part of a larger group of about 20. The guides were great, very helpful before and during the tour. The highlights: - You really get a great...More

Thank rob60607
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