2013 Kayak Tours

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Schuylkill Banks Kayak Tours

kayakers paddle on the Schuylkill by the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Basic Kayak Tours

Kayakers explore the Philadelphia Water Works and Fairmount Dam from the SchuylkillProfessionally guided kayak tours of the Schuylkill River between Walnut Street Dock and Fairmount Water Works, including ½ hour of instruction. Moderate exertion level.

  • Saturday, June 8 - 12 & 2 pm CANCELLED
  • Thursday, June 13 - 6:45 pm CANCELLED
  • Saturday, June 22 - 12 & 2 pm
  • Saturday, June 29 - 6 pm
  • Saturday, July 13 - 6 pm CANCELLED
  • Thursday, July 25 - 6:45 pm (Sold Out)
  • Sunday, July 28 - 12 & 2 pm
  • Saturday, August 3 - 12 (Sold Out) & 2 pm (Sold Out)
  • Thursday, August 8 - 6:45 pm CANCELLED
  • Sunday, August 11 - 12 & 2 pm (2pm Sold Out)
  • Saturday, August 24 - 6 pm
  • Thursday, September 5 - 6:45 pm
  • Sunday, September 8 - 12 & 2 pm (2pm Sold Out)
  • Saturday, September 21 - 6 pm (Sold Out)
  • Saturday, September 28 - 12 & 2 pm

Tickets: $40/person (includes instructional lesson, equipment rental and guided tour)

Moonlight Kayak Tours

paddlers enjoy the sunset on a Schuylkill Banks kayak tourLet the moon guide you on a tour of the Schuylkill River. Professionally guided tours of the Schuylkill River between Walnut Street Dock and Fairmount Water Works, including 1/2 hour of instruction and 1 hour on the water. Moderate exertion level.

  • Saturday, June 29 - 8 pm
  • Saturday, July 13 - 8 pm (Sold Out)
  • Saturday, August 24 - 8 pm
  • Saturday, September 21 - 8 pm (Sold Out)

Tickets: $50/person (includes instructional lesson, equipment rental and guided tour)

To sign up, call 215-222-6030 x100

Participants must be at least 8 years of age; 8-12 year old participants must be accompanied by an adult and paddle in a tandem kayak with that adult. Parental consent required for 18 and under.

Kayak tours depart from the Walnut Street Dock

Payment must be made at time of reservation. Registration limited to 18 individuals per tour. Tours often sell out fast, so advance reservations are highly recommended.

Groups of 5 or more receive a $5 discount per person on regularly scheduled tours (the basic and moonlight tour dates and times listed above).

Private group tours for 10 to 18 people may be arranged, depending on outfitter availability; pricing may vary. Please call 215-222-6030 x100 as early as possible if you would like to inquire about organizing a private kayak tour.

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Tours provided by Hidden River Outfitters.