Chicago Architectural History Kayaking Tour

  • 463 Ratings

Explore the history of downtown Chicago on a kayaking tour that gives you a duck's-eye view of the city landscape. Cruise past architectural marvels as you paddle your way down central waterways for a scenic adventure.

Region: Chicago
Duration: 3 hours
Cancellation: 7 days in advance.

What You Will Do

  • Learn about the architectural history of Chicago while weaving your kayak through the city's rivers and canals
  • Get a crash-course in kayaking from a knowledgeable guide to learn basic skills, strokes, and safety rules
  • Put your newfound skills into action by launching your kayak into waters surrounded by towers of glass and steel

What's Included

  • 3-hour guided kayaking tour
  • Brief kayaking lesson

Additional Information

  • Choose single or double boats upon arrival. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure. Bring sunglasses, sunblock, a hat, and a waterproof bag to protect your camera Dress for the weather. Lightweight, synthetic clothing is best.

Customer Reviews

  • 463 Ratings

  • Alina

Mike and Mike were awesome. My friend and I were a bit slower than the younger and/or more experienced kayakers, but we managed to still have a great time and they were both very helpful.

July 19, 2017

  • Elizabeth

Great tour guides, beautiful day, doable for people who are new or with experience!

July 17, 2017

  • Mindy

We thought this tour was fantastic. The guides were great, the tour was informative and a ton of fun! Great 3 hours out on the river!!

July 17, 2017
1220 W Le Moyne St, Chicago, IL 60642, USA