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Chicago Fireworks Paddle

  • 268 Ratings

Enjoy a dazzling fireworks display like you've never seen before: against the backdrop of Chicago's lit-up skyline from a kayak in the Chicago river and Goose Island Channel.

Region: Chicago
Duration: 3 hr 30 min - 4 hr
Cancellation: 7 days in advance.

What You Will Do

  • Kayak the Chicago River and Goose Island Channel to watch the colorful fireworks display at Navy Pier
  • Follow your guide into the heart of downtown for water-level views of the city's sparkling urban landscape, then enjoy the shimmering lights as you paddle past Lake Shore Drive for views of the city and fireworks
  • Get a crash-course in kayaking, including on-land instruction in paddling basics and the safety rules of the waterways
  • Enjoy a snack and a leisurely paddle back to the dock after the show

What's Included

  • Guided kayak tour and fireworks display

Additional Information

  • Choose single or double boats upon arrival. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure. Dress for the weather; lightweight, synthetic clothing is best. Be prepared to get a little wet from the drip and splash of your paddle.

  • We make the call on weather at the time we start the event; if there are signs of severe weather, we will cancel and reschedule. If we cancel due to weather, you will receive a rain check to reschedule for another date of your choice. In the event your tour is cut short due to weather, you will receive a voucher to join us on another tour. No refunds are given if your event is cut short due to weather.

    Cancellations must be made seven days prior to an event for a full refund. Cancellations four days prior to an event will receive a 50% refund, or may reschedule. A $25 rescheduling fee per boat is applied for cancellations made within 48 hours.

Customer Reviews

  • 268 Ratings

  • Sierra

Great staff. Very informative/ entertaining and super helpful! Tour is long but so worth it, this is my favorite way to see the city and the fireworks.

September 7, 2017

  • Tymeeshia

The staff were super informative , fun and overall helpful.

September 1, 2017

  • Michael

Riding distance is a little too long. It was tough coming back to the dock.

August 29, 2017
1220 W Le Moyne St, Chicago, IL 60642, USA