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Midtown History Trip

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

Paddle and explore the history of Central Manhattan

Visit hidden relics of Central Manhattan from a massive fire in Hell’s Kitchen to the disembarkation of the Titanic’s survivors. 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. The tour finishes at Little Island. After a snack on the water, paddle back with the guide. We cover 4 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
  • Restroom, lockers, outdoor showers, changing room


kayak and SUP selection