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Now a Summer Ritual

After 4 plus years of kayaking out on the lake from Montrose, we still love it, probably more and... read more

Reviewed December 13, 2017
Eden E
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Chicago, Illinois
via mobile
Fun, but different than expected!

I had always wanted to Kayak in the city! We found this place and my initial expectation was that... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2017
Haley L
,
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed December 13, 2017 via mobile

After 4 plus years of kayaking out on the lake from Montrose, we still love it, probably more and more each summer. I can’t say enough about the staff - warm, funny, and so knowledgeable. Tom and Ellie are particular standouts. My friends and I...More

Thank Eden E
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Reviewed October 25, 2017

I had always wanted to Kayak in the city! We found this place and my initial expectation was that we would be kayaking closer to the downtown area. It took about a half hour to get to where the city area started, but at that...More

Thank Haley L
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Reviewed October 17, 2017

A fantastic and fun way to see Chicago from a different view. Dave was our guide and he was extremely knowledgeable and clearly big on safety. My girlfriend and I did the 'Architectural Tour' during the day and learned a lot about the downtown area....More

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Reviewed September 1, 2017

I definitely give a big WOW to Kayak Chicago! Amazing tour, I loved the sunset views! All the team members were very organized and perfectly guide us in the tour

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Reviewed August 30, 2017

Was intrigued by the Fireworks Night tour and although we debated whether the trip would be too long and too technical for us, we decided to go ahead and book using a Groupon we found. If you are staying in the Loop be prepared for...More

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Reviewed August 23, 2017

I was in town during the solar eclipse, and found an SUP yoga class scheduled around this special event. Mary Lou lead a wonderful yoga class on the beach complete with lots of backbends so we could look up at the sky. (She even bought...More

Thank Katy H
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Reviewed August 21, 2017

My instructor, Mary Lou, was amazing! She was fantastic with training, tips, and instructions for both me and my dog. He and I had a blast and will going back! Highly recommended for anyone new to Paddle Boarding!

Thank raccoons26
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Reviewed August 15, 2017

We went on the architectural tour. It was 30 minutes on land instruction and 2.5 hours in the water. Great for beginners. The tour guides were awesome. You don't have to be a tourist to enjoy this. The river water is extremely gross for a...More

Thank Vanessa P
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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

We kayaked over 6 miles back and forth to the fireworks at Navy pier. The fireworks were amazing. The guides were very good. They actually taught me how to kayak. By the end of the night I was very good. They provided us with lifejackets...More

Thank Maria G
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Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

Bubba (David) was a great teacher and very patient. We had a good time and learned a lot. I look forward to coming back to rent kayaks. Thank you!

Thank fit4fun
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