Lake Michigan Learn to Kayak Tour

  • 68 Ratings
US $60
per person

Paddle over the deep-blue waters of Lake Michigan to learn the basics of kayaking. Get a grip on the basics of balancing, controlling and steering your craft with the help of an instructor.

Lake Michigan Learn to Kayak Tour durationDuration:2 hours
Lake Michigan Learn to Kayak Tour cancellationCancellation: 7 days in advance.
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What You Will Do

  • Pick up a paddle to master the fundamentals of this fun and invigorating aquatic activity
  • Put what you learn into practice as you cruise over Lake Michigan and enjoy the scenic shoreline sights
  • Take advantage of detailed instruction that familiarizes you with the proper technique, as well as how to stay safe on the water
  • Try your hand at paddling in both recreational and touring kayaks for a more complete lesson

What's Included

  • Kayaking lesson on Lake Michigan
  • Experienced instructors

Additional Information
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to class. Please bring sunglasses, sunblock, a hat and a water proof bag to protect your camera. Come prepared to get a little wet from the drip and splash of your paddle and to be out in the sun. Lightweight, synthetic clothing is best.

Customer Reviews
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  • 68 Ratings
  • Francois
August 1, 2019

Very useful training session on the basics of kayaking with a knowledgeable, patient and entertaining instructor - highly recommended

  • Kirsten
July 9, 2019

My husband and I had a great time at our kayak lesson at Kayak Chicago. We'd kayaked a few times on vacation and struggled a bit - we were trying to learn as we went along and took in the sights. This time, we had an instructor helping us learn the strokes and gently coaching us along. Bubba, our instructor, was funny, patient, and knowledgeable. We felt a lot more confident in our beginner skills after two hours on the water, and would like to do a Chicago river tour to practice. In addition to it being a helpful lesson, it was just a fun time out on the river - it was a gorgeous day with two other kayak beginners sharing the lesson with us. Highly recommended!

  • Joanie
July 1, 2019

My sister and I chose Kayak Chicago for a kayak lesson before our trip to Washington State. Bubba was a great instructor! We learned about the different types of kayaks, why they were used and when, and of course - what skills we would need for our trip that day. Bubba made the instruction interesting and fun, which was very important as it was hot and muggy. When we were on the water, it was great having him remind the group -as a whole and individually - how to improve out rowing and taught us different skills we would need in different situations. When my sister I and informed him what we were doing, he even gave us some tips for kayaking in the sound and how it would be different. (We are going to be in a tandem sea kayak.) I would definitely recommend this class to friends and family. I also can't wait to go out again with Kayak Chicago!

Location
MEETING LOCATION: Chicago, IL 60622, USA

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