Hourly Kayak Rentals

Paddle the Chicago River with REI Co-op

Gain a new perspective on the city by exploring the South Branch of the river and everything Historic Chinatown has to offer. Rent a kayak by the hour—no experience necessary!

Reserve online or stop by our Ping Tom Park rental location for walk-up availability.

* All reservations include paddles and a personal flotation device
GearFirst hourAdditional hour
Single Kayak$30$15
Tandem Kayak$40$15
Use promo code KAYAK23 to save 30% on reservations made May 16–June 6.
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Frequently asked questions

  • No, this location doesn’t sell any gear. Visit our nearby stores in Lincoln Park, Northbrook, Vernon HillsOakbrook Terrace or Orland Park for shopping and outfitting. 

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