Kayak Tours

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

What's the difference
  • Riverwalk

    Our signature location located on the stunning newly renovated Chicago riverwalk, this location offers guided paddles and rentals for experienced paddlers.

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  • Chinatown

    Operating out of one of Chicago’s brand new boathouses Urban Kayaks is the exclusive operator providing daily guided kayak excursions on the Chicago River’s south branch.

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  • Streeterville

    Hone your skills in the calm waters of Ogden Slip before paddling onto the main stem of the Chicago River. This location offers guided paddles only.

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Intro Paddle at Riverwalk

This 1 hour lesson is a great option for beginner paddlers. This product is perfect for families and first timers paddling the Chicago River

$35.00 per person

Historic Chicago Tour

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

$55.00 per person

Sunset Tour

This 1.5 hr tour with take you through the heart of Chicago during its beautiful sunset. Relax on the Chicago River’s main branch and soak in the view as the sun sets over our bustling metropolis.

$60.00 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