Urban Kayak Tour

Date and Time
Saturday, July 23, 2022
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Chicago Riverwalk
112 E Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60601
United States
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Gianluca Falco Kristine Mighion Wells Ye
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Join us for a guided excursion paddling on the Chicago River and sight-seeing Chicago’s most pinnacle buildings and landmarks. Kayak through a spectacular modern urban setting. Since our city literally grew up on the Chicago River, this is a great way to take in the contemporary metropolitan landscape. 

The event is open to everyone, expert kayakers and beginners. There will be a 20-minute pre-paddle session on land, where our guides go over safety issues, “the rules of the river” and provide a brief paddling demonstration for those who are new or novice kayakers.

Tandem kayaks are available for people who want to ride together. Also, children younger than 16 years old are welcome as long as they ride in tandem with an adult. People riding together will still need to purchase 2 individual tickets.

We will be meeting for breakfast at 10.30 am at the Corner Bakery on Wacker and Michigan before heading over to the Kayak facility by the River.

Breakfast Location: Corner Bakery (Entrance On W Wacker Drive, 360 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60601)

Kayaking Location: Urban Kayaks on Chicago Riverwalk (425 E. Riverwalk South, Chicago, Il 60601)

Time: Kayak tour starts at 11:30 am. Group will be meeting at the Corner Bakery on Wacker and Michigan starting at 10.30 am

Duration: 2 hr (1 hr of kayaking time)

Cost: $50 per person ticket for members and $70 for non-members

Family and friends are welcome to join!


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Chicago Riverwalk

112 E Wacker Dr, Chicago, IL 60601, United States,
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