Classic Architecture/Historical Kayak Tour or Shady Chicago Kayak Tour for Two or Four from Wateriders (50% Off)


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In a Nutshell

Guides spin true tales of Windy City history and architecture; the gritty underbelly takes center stage in the Ghosts and Gangsters tour

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Promotional value expires Oct 4, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2/person, 2 addl as gift. Limit 8/group. Limit 1/visit. Prime dates fill fast, must book 2 weeks prior to exp date. Valid only for option bought. Online reservation only; required at least 48hrs in advance. Subject to weather & availability. 48hr cancel notice required. Must arrive 15min prior to sign waiver & obtain gear. Max weight 275lbs/person for single kayak, 435lbs combined weight for double. Under 12 must ride in double kayak with guardian. Credit card required at reservation, tax & ticketing not included ($7.83 for 2 or $14.67 for 4). Must use promo value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose Between Two Options

  • $65 for a Classic Architecture/Historical Kayak Tour or Shady Chicago: Ghosts and Gangsters Kayak Tour for two (a $130 value)
  • $119 for either of the above tours for four (a $240 value)

Guests leisurely paddle past stunning architecture as guides recount the city's origins and share interesting bits of trivia. Alternatively, evening ghost tours explore Chicago's gritty underbelly with spooky and funny stories of crime lords and haunted riverside locales. Architecture/Historical tours begin at 10 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, and Ghosts and Gangsters tours take place on Thursday, Friday, and Sunday nights at 7 p.m.

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Wateriders Kayak Tours and Rentals

Situated on the East Bank Club, Wateriders Kayak Tours and Rentals' experienced and knowledgeable guides have been leading relaxed kayak tours down Chicago’s picturesque waterways since 1997. Day and night tours explore the city's most exciting attributes, focusing on history, architecture, and eerie mob chronicles as guides provide paddling instruction and share true tales of Al Capone's mythical collection of tracksuits. Wateriders also rents its kayaks to independent paddlers who prefer to discover Chicago's sights on their own.

Customer Reviews

Great tour and nice guides. I learned a lot about Chicago history. It was a lovely evening shared with friends. I will definitely do it again.
Mickaël S. · August 18, 2014
First time paddling and had a blast! Joel, our guide, and his company did terrific jobs as tour guides. Would recommend for a fun tour in Chicago.
Daniel A. · a day ago
Great experience. The guys taught you well on what to do and showed us a great time.
Joshua P. · October 6, 2016
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