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Midtown History Tour

Quick Details

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

Paddle and Explore the History of Midtown Manhattan

We start with a presentation at the Pier 84 Boathouse. Then, paddle with a tour guide along the waterfronts of Hell’s Kitchen and Chelsea. Visit hidden relics of Midtown Manhattan from a massive fire in Hell’s Kitchen to the disembarkation of the Titanic’s survivors. After a snack on the water at Little Island, paddle back with the guide. We cover 4 miles round trip.


  • This is an Intermediate tour. Before booking, complete 4 Basics Classes or get pre-screened. Each season, start with shorter tours and work up to longer tours.

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
  • Restroom, lockers, outdoor showers, changing room


kayak and SUP selection