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Fireworks Kayak Tour

Chicago, IL

Item #: WAT-CHI-0002
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Watch the city skyline light up in a brilliant fireworks display from the cockpit of kayak on the Chicago River!

  • See the city from a whole new perspective with an outfitter with 20 years of experience
  • Enjoy a casual paddle across the waters of the Chicago River on this 6-mile round trips
  • Sit back and enjoy the lights and sounds of a firework show at Navy Pier from your kayak
  • All skill levels are welcome as no prior experience is necessary! 
Chicago River - Chicago, IL
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Late-May through Early-September:
Select Wednesday and Saturday nights

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    Essential Information
    • Some athleticism and basic kayaking skills are required
    • Lights are included, but it is recommended to bring an extra flashlight
    • You will kayak 6 miles round trip
    • Choose a single or double kayak upon arrival
    • Kids must be at least 12 years old to paddle on their own, otherwise any age can paddle in a tandem with an adult
    • All children under the age of 18 must have their parents sign the waiver for them
    3-hour paddle
    Experience Provider Info
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    Maximum Participants
    Up to 12 people per tour
    Only booked participants are allowed on this tour.
    Weather Dependent
    This experience is weather dependent. Always contact the experience provider with any questions regarding weather conditions.
    What To Wear
    You will be on the water, so come prepared to possibly get a little wet. Dress casual, jeans are not recommended. Bring a towel, and a change of dry clothes.

    For this experience, our partners are taking extra measures to prevent any potential spread of COVID-19. These measures include following all guidelines set forth by the state and city. They will require masks on-land but will allow guests to remove their mask once they are on the water, as long as they are keeping social distancing practices in place. Our partners are making sure all equipment is clean and safe. They have been sanitizing each kayak, paddle, and personal flotation device after every tour to keep all guests safe! These Covid-19 safety measures are subject to change.

    What should I bring?

    You can bring fluids and snacks if you wish. Lights will be provided for the night tour but bringing an extra flashlight or headlamp is recommended.

    What if I don't want to bring my keys or other valuables with me while kayaking?
    There is a free storage at the location, in case you want to leave something behind, or don't want it to get wet.
    Can I bring alcohol with me in the kayak?
    For your safety, there is no alcohol allowed in the kayak

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    Cancellation Policy

    Once you have received a booking confirmation, cancellations and rescheduling are allowed up to 10 days prior to the experience. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel and reschedule at least 10 days prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience.

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