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Downtown History Trip

Quick Details

Person on our kayaks
$100
Person on our SUPs
$100
Your own kayak or SUP For boathouse storage owners only
$50

Paddle and explore the history of Lower Manhattan

Discover lost eras of Lower Manhattan from Native American settlements to the oldest surviving pier in NYC. We start with a presentation at the Pier 84 Boathouse. Then, paddle downtown to Pier A and back with a tour guide. Float and explore the history of the West Village, TriBeCa, and the Battery. After a snack on the water, paddle back with the guide. We cover 9 miles round trip.

Important:

  • Ages 18+
  • Requirements: This is an Intermediate trip. Complete Kayak or SUP Basics 4-lesson series or get approval before booking. Each season, start with shorter trips and work up to longer trips.

What to bring:

  • Your own lock for the lockers
  • Dry bag with water bottle and snacks
  • Quick dry clothes suitable for the day and extras for after

We provide:

  • Touring kayak or paddle board, lifejacket, paddle, and tour guide
  • Restrooms, lockers, outdoor shower, changing rooms
kayak and SUP selection