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Chicago’s original kayak and paddleboard outfitter. Our kayak shops have everything you need for your urban adventure on the Chicago River, family outings at Montrose, or catching some sunshine at North Ave Beach.

Rentals include your boat & paddle, personal flotation device, and introductory orientation to kayaking; we teach paddle strokes, safety, and rules of the water. Children under 12 years must be accompanied by an adult on a double kayak. No reservations are necessary. 

Single Kayak
price: $30 / hr
price: $80 / day

Available at Chicago River, Montrose Beach, & North Ave Beach

Experience: All experience levels welcome

All rentals are pro-rated after the first hour, by the quarter hour, so you only pay for the time you are out!

Double Kayak
price: $40 / hr
price: $120 / day

Available at Chicago River, Montrose Beach, & North Ave Beach

Experience: All experience levels welcome

All rentals are pro-rated after the first hour, by the quarter hour, so you only pay for the time you are out!

Stand-Up Paddleboards
price: $30 / hr
price: $80 / day

Available at Montrose Beach

Experience: All experiences levels welcome

All rentals are pro-rated after the first hour, by the quarter hour, so you only pay for the time you are out!

Sea Kayak
price: $30 / hr
price: $80 / day

Available at Chicago River, Montrose Beach, & North Ave Beach

Experience: Must have previous kayaking experience or completed Intro to Sea Kayaking course

All rentals are pro-rated after the first hour, by the quarter hour, so you only pay for the time you are out!

Whitewater Kayak
price: $30 / hr
price: $80 / day

Available at Montrose Beach, & North Ave Beach

Experience: Must have previous kayaking experience or completed Intro to Whitewater Kayaking course

All rentals are pro-rated after the first hour, by the quarter hour, so you only pay for the time you are out!

Electric Boats
price: $85 / hr

Available at Chicago River Location

Experience: All experience levels welcome

All rentals are pro-rated after the first hour, by the quarter hour, so you only pay for the time you are out!

 

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Chicago River

Located on the north branch of the Chicago River, we have the largest fleet of Single & Double Kayaks in Chicago. Explore Goose Island and the Wild Mile before making your way to the confluence of the river at Wolf Point. Head east toward Lake Shore Drive or continue paddling south toward the South Loop and Chinatown.

Looking for a less physical way to see the city?  Enjoy a cruise on our 2-person electric boats.

Monday – Sunday
Hours: 10am-7pm
Address: 1220 W. Le Moyne St. Chicago, IL
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Montrose Beach

The gem of Uptown! We have kayaks and stand-up paddleboards available all day, every day. Explore the shoreline from the Bird Sanctuary, past the dog beach and up to the lighthouse at Foster Beach.

We are next to the beach house, east of the Dock restaurant, in the bright blue building with the white dome roof.

Monday – Sunday

Hours: 10am – 7pm
Address: 200 W Montrose Harbor Dr
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North Ave Beach

Chillin’ on the beach, just south of Castaways (the big blue and white boat building), look for our hut and Kayak Mural.  Soak in the sun on a single or double kayak, play beach volleyball, and make sure to gets lots of pics of the breathtaking skyline.

Monday – Sunday

Hours: 10am – 7pm
Address: 1603 N Lake Shore Drive
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