Milwaukee Tandem Kayak Rental: City Skyline Paddle
8 Ratings
Explore the Milwaukee River at your own pace with Brew City Kayaks' Tandem Kayak rentals. Discover the city skyline, stop at local breweries, and enjoy a safe and comfortable kayaking experience.
Duration: 4 hours
Cancellation: 1 day learn more
  • Brew City Kayak - Milwaukee Kayak Rentals and Tours - Explore beautiful downtown Milwaukee during your paddle of the Milwaukee River. There is very little current so it is easy to kayak up the river. There are also many public docks where you can stop and get some food or a beverage.
What's Included
  • Instruction
  • Kayak
  • PFD (Life Jacket)
  • Paddle
What's Not Included
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Food and drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuity
Additional Information

Brew City Kayaks offers kayak rentals for people who want to explore the Milwaukee River at their own pace. Rent a Tandem Kayak for up to 4 hours for only $85! Along your paddle you will discover the beautiful City Skyline and have the opportunity to stop and get out of your kayak. Many kayakers enjoy stopping at one of the many local breweries or restaurants along the river. Our kayaks are sit-on-top style which are safer, easier to get in and out of, and perfect for holding a cooler. Life vests and instruction are provided.

  • Dress for the Weather
  • Activity Could Be Canceled Due to Inclement Weather
  • Bring Water
  • Bring Sunscreen (Optional)
  • Bring Hat (Optional)
  • Change of Clothes (Optional-From time to time you may get a little wet)
Brew City Kayak - Milwaukee Kayak Rentals and Tours
South Water Street
Upon arrival, you may park in the lot shared with Boone and Crockett, or on the street. Check in with us at the blue shipping container in the back of the parking lot, near the water!
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

Customer Ratings
(8 Ratings)
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Aug 16, 2021
Family fun on the River - Great way to see downtown Milwaukee with family, friends or even going solo. Don’t be intimidated, you have two rivers to choose from. The Milwaukee river has some boat traffic, amazing views of buildings, Murals and draw bridges. The other river option is the Menominee river, less boat traffic if this is a concern. We rented two tandem kayaks for a four hour window and chose the Milwaukee river, no disappointment. The other option would be a tour led by a guide, less confident might want the guided tour option. Good idea to have a dry bag if your planing on bringing along, wallets, phone, keys etc. If you don’t have a dry bag, they sell them for $20.00. Some restaurants located on the river have availability to Moore your kayak. Remember to keep track of your time if you decide to make a stop.
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Jul 10, 2021
Fun time, helpful staff - We rented 4 kayaks and had a great time. Staff were all friendly and helpful and staffing level was right. Don’t forget a waterproof bag for your phone
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Aug 30, 2020
Very Happy 😃 - Your staff was excellent in knowledge and in human relations. They made us very relaxed and therefore we had a purely enjoyable experience.
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Aug 9, 2020
Seeing the City from a New Perspective - Seeing the Milwaukee River by kayak was an amazing experience. To take in all the life on and around the river on a summer Saturday was exhilarating. It's a way to see a city from a whole new perspective. The staff were competent, helpful, and friendly.
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Jun 6, 2020
Great Tour - Like last year, great experience,we took the season pass and don’t regret it! They added a specific cleaning for Covid.
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Jul 21, 2019
Highly recommended to locals and visitors! - My husband and I had a great time with Brew City Kayak. They provided us with a tandem kayak, which we were glad to have! David, our tour guide, gave us a briefing on safety and paddling; and that was greatly appreciated. He had great conversation and was good with answering questions. Know that will find some traffic on the Milwaukee River (sightseeing boats,paddling boats,etc...), so tandem kayaks are a great option; specially if you are beginner! Highly recommended to locals and visitors!
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Jul 8, 2019
Wow!!! Amazing! - This was the best trip ever!! They were very accommodating (thank you) and made our trip!! We can't wait to come back!!!
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Jul 31, 2023
Summer fun - The trip was nice but you are not guaranteed a brewery tour.Our group had a free glass of beer to drink and then we were of to the river.No beer tour
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Select Date and Tickets
up to 15 guests
1 Adult
July 2024