Lake Michigan Sightseeing Kayak Excursion
Enjoy an active sightseeing experience kayaking across Lake Michigan, with an expert guide to show you the city sights from the shore.
What You Will Do
- 2.5 hour paddle on Lake Michigan with the best kayak instructors and guides in Chicago.
- Get a detailed orientation to the sport and incredible views of the city as you practice paddling along Lake Michigan's shoreline
- Learn some local history from a certified kayaking instructor who can't wait to share Chicago's stunning skyline views
Bring sunblock, sunglasses, swimwear, a water shirt and a towel. Water and snacks are recommended. Storage is available on-site for your belongings. Temperatures can be cooler by the lake, so dress appropriately. We do not recommend cotton or jeans as you may get wet from the drip of your paddle.
- 43 Ratings
Matt was a wonderful instructor and guide. He was also good company which all contributed to a great experience!
Brian was great, fabulous weather, just the right amount of time on the water.
Expert guide who quickly assessed our ability and designed a trip to fit it.
Jess was a great guide. She provided a wonderful experience. Can't wait to do it again
Staff were really nice. The only thing I wish I had known, either via email after registering/purchasing is a notification to bring your own water as they don't have any to offer/purchase on site. I had my picture taken by the tour guide but never received it.
The guides were knowledgable and fun. It was very different being on a great lake, it had the characteristics of an ocean. I really wasn't expecting the swells we had. It was great! I just wish we could have travelled farther. I will always remember this. Thanks!
Erin was super chill and we had a great time!
It was a great time had by all! It would have been nice with more experienced group but we definitely will be back for a private group event. I'm excited to go back out!
This is one of the must do in Chicago. Chance to enjoy beautiful view of the city away from traffic and crowd and the guide was great. I will do it again next summer. Don't forget sunscreen.
I did this with my Son we had a really great time, the guides were fun and the scenery is beautiful
Instructor was professional, equipment was well kept, overall friendly, knowledgeable, and fun staff. North Ave beach was really nice and easy location to launch from and return to. Our instructor Oscar had our inexperienced group ready with the basics and in the water relatively quick. Overall good experience.
Great experience, lots of fun and super tour guides. Highly recommend.
Sam is a great guide!