Chicago River Skyline Kayak Tour

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$79 for REI Members

$99 for non-members

12 spots left


  • Fitness level 4 Vigorous
  • Skill level 2 Intermediate
  • Minimum age 14
  • Group size 12 people

Gain a fresh perspective on a beloved urban landscape with this 7 mile kayak tour through the heart of Chicago. The skyscrapers of downtown Chicago create towering walls and urban cliffs along the rivers edge. These buildings are part historic, part unique, and all are architectural wonders in their own right. Ideal for people with a little bit of prior paddling experience, you can hone your kayaking skills while exploring the river's most incredible, urban scenes. Learn all about the history of this incredible city from a vantage point unlike any other. The best thing about this tour? We do all the planning and packing--you just have to show up. We can't wait to paddle with you!

  • Enjoy a great perspective on Chicago
  • Lean kayak safety, basic strokes, and explore natural areas

What to bring with you

Activity location

Lincoln Park REI

905 West Eastman St, Chicago, IL 60642

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