Monroe Harbor

Our newest location on the lakefront. Hone your skills in the protected waters of Monroe Harbor just a 10 minute walk from our Riverwalk location. This premium lakefront location offers full kayak and stand up paddle board tours, rentals, lessons, and yoga classes. Open 11am-7pm Mon-Fri / 9am-9pm Sat-Sun.

What's the difference
  • Riverwalk

    Located in the heart of downtown Chicago on the newly renovated Chicago riverwalk, our signature location offers guided kayak tours and lessons for all skill levels and kayak rentals for experienced paddlers. Our Riverwalk location is open 7 days a week 9am-9pm/ 8am-11pm Saturdays .

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  • Monroe Harbor

    Our newest location on the lakefront. Hone your skills in the protected waters of Monroe Harbor just a 10 minute walk from our Riverwalk location. This premium lakefront location offers full kayak and stand up paddle board tours, rentals, lessons, and yoga classes. Open 11am-7pm Mon-Fri / 9am-9pm Sat-Sun

    Learn more

Skyline Paddle

This new 90-minute guided paddle along Chicago's lakefront shoreline will offer kayakers some spectacular views of Grant Park and the city's famous skyline to the west, Navy Pier to the north and the museum campus to the south.

$45.00 per person

Sunset Paddle

How about finishing up your day on Lake Michigan under the setting sun? Our 90-minute guided paddle will include instruction and take paddlers along the lakefront with a backdrop of the sun setting behind the famous Chicago skyline. Bring your camera!

$45.00 per person

Intro to Paddleboard

This is a great option for beginners and children to learn how to paddleboard in a one-hour instruction class. Price includes an additional hour rental after the class.

$45.00 per person

Puppy Paddle

Every dog has its day! Take your dog kayaking on our Puppy Paddle every Saturday at noon. Guests and their pups can go out on a kayak or paddleboard for a one-hour guided paddle on Lake Michigan. For every ticket sold, Urban Kayaks will donate $15 to Chicago Canine Rescue.

$45.00 per person

Gift Card

Want to give a family member or friend a kayaking rental or tour? Purchase them an Urban Kayaks gift card today. They can use this to book their own tour or rental anytime they choose.

from $25