"One of the best things I ever did while on vacation!"

We offer urban kayaking for all ages and occasions.

Whether you are visiting Chicago for the first time or a local that is searching for a new adventure, we are the perfect activity for you. Our kayaking tours, fireworks outings, and sunset paddles provide an experience and view like no other.

Kayak the beautiful Chicago River

Urban Kayaks is the ultimate outdoor destination in Chicago. Whether you are looking for a guided excursion on the river or a great workout on Chicago’s lakefront, Urban Kayaks has it all. We look forward to seeing you out on the water.

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Chicago Riverwalk
260 E. Riverwalk South
Chicago, IL 60601
*Take stairs down to Riverwalk at Columbus/Wacker

PH: (312) 965-0035
EM: office@urbankayaks.com
OPEN: Closed for the 2014 season. Re-opening May 1st, 2015


Ping Tom Memorial Park Boathouse
Entrance to park located at the corner of 19th St and Wentworth Ave
Entrance to park drive west on 18th / Wentworth

PH: (312) 965-2113
EM: office@urbankayaks.com
OPEN: Closed for 2014