Kayak Tour - Manhattan Skyline

Description: Join us at the Hoboken Cove Boat House for a fantastic paddle with great views of the Manhattan Skyline. Our REI Instructors will guide you through this scenic tour on the Hudson River. Pre-requisite: Learn to Kayak Class or equivalent skills. Students must be physically able to paddle 6 miles.

Skills you'll learn:

  • Find a new place to paddle
  • Join other paddlers
  • refine skills & techniques

Check out the gear list.

Required Legal Form:
This course requires the participant to read and sign a liability release form before participating. Please see "Required Legal Form" for the session you are registering for. You will need to print, sign and bring the form to your class.

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  • Class Details
  • Gear List

Kayak Tour - Manhattan Skyline Gear List

Gear to bring to class:


  • Water Bottle
  • Energy Snacks
  • Water Shoes/Sandals - Foot attire that will protect your feet and is okay to get wet. (e.g. Teva, Chaco, Keen (not flip-flops)
  • Synthetic / wool layers - Clothing that will stay warm when wet.


  • Rain Gear - Waterproof/resistant jacket, pants and hat.
  • Paddle Jacket
  • Hat/ Sun protection - An item to help protect your face and neck from sunburn.
  • Eyewear Retainer - A strap to help keep your glasses or sunglasses from falling off in the event of big splash or a capsize.
  • Sun Protection - Lip balm, sunscreen, wide-brim hats, etc.
  • Sunglasses

Gear provided by REI:

  • Paddle
  • Dry Bag
  • Group First Aid Kit
  • Personal Flotation Device (PFD)
  • Touring/Recreational Kayak