Boat captains must master nautical lexicon before sailing the seas to ensure that they can distinguish port, which means left, from starboard, which means launch the vessel into deep space. Count down to a sea launch with this Groupon.
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 Riverwalk of the popular 600 West Chicago Ave building, 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.
What some people are buzzing about:
“The tour was phenomenal and the guides were the perfect people to take you on the adventure. I definitely plan on visiting them again, groupon or not :)”
“This was such a relaxing and wonderful experience! Definitely recommending it to friends and doing it again. :)”
“Friendly, experienced staff; nice sit-in kayaks and the tour very informational and fun - what a great way to see and learn about the city of Chicago!”