Kayaking & canoeing in Chicago

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Kayaking & Canoeing in Chicago

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  • Eugene L
    4 contributions
    My 7 y/o daughter who loves kayaking saw a video for the evening/night kayaking. She's been wanting to do it since before COVID, we were finally able to get to Chicago for a long weekend. Urban Kayak did not disappoint. The trip was perfect timing. While it rained a little, they provided ponchos to keep us dry. They guides were so friendly, informative, and kept us safe. I would recommend this to everyone.
    Written 18 October 2022
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  • See Yun
    Penang Island, Malaysia1 contribution
    If you’re a beginner or you’re not confident about kayaking, this is totally fine for you. There will be two PIC guiding us which way to paddle all the way. Clear instructions was given and the details about the architecture were delivered well too.
    Written 13 September 2022
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  • Madeleine P
    Oshawa, Canada4 contributions
    Absolute must-do activity in Chicago! By far the highlight of our trip! We completed the total circuit from the start to the end of the Chicago riverwalk and return in 2 hours and 15 minutes. Definitely recommend setting aside 2.5-3 hours.
    Written 28 November 2022
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  • selopr2
    Chicago, IL7 contributions
    This is a great are to see wildlife in the city and a great number of people living here don't even know it exists. I suggest doing one of the early evening cardio kayak classes during the summer and you'll get to see herons, seagulls, and maybe a coyote. If you're an experienced kayaker you don't have to stay with the class. Go early and paddle as far north or south as you can in the first 50 minutes of the 1.5 hour session.
    Written 20 August 2017
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  • bwoe
    Salzburg, Austria534 contributions
    excellent place to hang out on a hot summers day, kayak or canoe with the family around the lagoons. everything provided on spot. safety equipment, single or double kayaks, canoes, etc. wonderful birdlife to watch, turtles sunbathing, fireflies.
    Written 15 August 2018
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