Architecture-and-History or Gangsters Kayak Tour for Two or Four from Wateriders (Half 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

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Aug 4, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Not valid until 4/20/13. Valid only for option purchased. Online reservation required 48hrs in advance and at least 2 weeks before expiration date. 48hr cancellation notice or fee up to Groupon price may apply. Must arrive 15 minutes prior and sign waiver. Subject to weather. Not valid on 5/27, 7/4, and 9/2. Not valid for group outings. 275 lb. weight max on single kayaks, 425 lbs, combined for double kayaks. Children under 12 must ride in 2-person kayak with parent or guardian. 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 three-hour architecture-and-history or 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-and-history 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.

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

Everybody was professional and they made our ride memorable. The tour guides were very helpful. It was a lot of fun. I am going to try other rides with this company. Definitely worth it.
Alexandra F. · August 31, 2013
Great guide by I would call the tour a chicago history tour vs. an architectural tour.
Sessy N. · August 26, 2013
Great tour, friendly staff! So much fun!
Mel B. · August 20, 2013
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