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Jersey City History Trip

Quick Details

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

Paddle and explore the history of Jersey City

Dive into the history of Jersey City from ironclad warships to one of the earliest European settlements. We start with a presentation at the Pier 84 Boathouse. Then, paddle with a tour guide across the Hudson River and along the Jersey City waterfront. The tour finishes at the Morris Canal. After a snack on the water, paddle back with the guide. We cover 10 miles round trip.


  • 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