Kayak Tours

Urban Kayaks has a wide range of paddling options at our two, unique Chicago locations. No matter your experience, age or fitness level, we have the Urban Kayaking experience that is right for you.

Sweetwater River Roundup

Join us as we kick off the summer season for a river clean up paddle starting from our Chinatown Location and ending downtown at our Riverwalk location.

$15.00 per person

Historic Chicago Tour

Our most popular tour. This 1.5 hour guided excursion of the Chicago River’s main branch discusses our cities amazing history and classic architecture.

$65.00 per person

Sunset Tour

This 1.5 hr tour with take you through the heart of Chicago during its beautiful sunset. Come relax on the Chicago River’s main branch.

$70.00 per person

Ultimate Fireworks Outing

Come see Chicago’s incredible skyline as we take you on our full guided Historic Chicago tour on the rivers main branch ending with one of Navy Pier’s amazing firework shows. This is a show that can't be missed.

$80.00 per person

Intro Paddle

This 1 hour guided excursion on the river is designed for those not yet ready to paddle on the river alone but not interested in a formal tour product. This is a recommended lesson product for first time Chicago River paddlers.

$45.00 per person

Paddle for Pints

A brand new tour on the Chicago River. Experience our full 1.5 hour Historic Chicago Tour out of our Riverwalk location. After the tour is finished, walk a few hundred feet to a nearby pub and enjoy two drinks and some food.

$80.00 per person

Surf & Turf Special

Are you ready for a great workout? Check out our Surf and Turf special. A 1 Hour Intro Paddle on the Chicago River combined with a 3 hour electric bike rental with Wanderbikes. Reservations recommended.

$70.00 per person

Chinatown Historic Tour

Come see the Chicago River’s south branch like you never have before by joining us on a round trip guided paddle departing from our beautifully designed boathouse in Chinatown. Reservations are suggested.

$60.00 per person

Chinatown Guided Paddle

Come see the Chicago River’s south branch like you never have before by joining us on a round trip guided paddle departing from our beautifully designed boathouse in Chinatown. Reservations are suggested.

$45.00 per person

Chinatown Fireworks Paddle

Go the distance with our newest product, a 4 mile one way paddle starting in Chinatown and ending with fireworks in the heart of the city. No late night paddle back! Ground transportation after tour not provided.

$70.00 per person