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Duration: 45 minutes

Overview

Embark on an exhilarating adventure of kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding near the iconic Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in Midtown West Manhattan. Choose your preferred watercraft, receive a quick lesson, and delight in a thrilling 45-minute paddle, where you can ride the waves, chase the current, and experience pure joy on the water.

🚣‍♀️ Experience the thrill of kayaking and stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) in Midtown West Manhattan!

🏄‍♂️ Choose your kayak or board and embark on an exciting 45-minute paddle adventure.

🐬 Ride the waves, chase the current, spin, splash, and enjoy the pure joy of the experience!

🐶 Dog friendly!

Availability

When do I choose a date?

After purchase, you can request your preferred dates and times by following the instructions in the email you receive. If it's a gift, the recipient will also get an email with booking instructions.

May - October,
Thursday - Saturday

Practical information

Any restrictions to participate?

  • Age: 3+. Participants age 3-11 must ride in a double kayak with an adult.
  • Weight: Max weight is 250 lb per person.

What to expect on the day of the experience?

  • Duration: 45 minutes.
  • What’s included: 
    • Restroom, locker, changing room, water fountain
    • Kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, paddles
    • Life jacket for people and dogs
  • Who will be present: You will have a guide as well as paddleboard and kayak renters. 
  • Photo/ video: It is not recommended to take photos during the tour as there is an increased chance of water damage to phones and cameras.
  • Specific rules to follow: Your guide will provide you with all rules the day of the tour.

How to prepare?

  • Weather dependency: The partner will email you at least 2 hours before the activity to cancel due to rain, wind, storms. Light rain is ok, but won’t go in uncomfortable conditions. if person arrives and doesn’t feel safe, they’ll be able to reschedule.
  • Arrival: plan to arrive 15 minutes in advance
  • Parking: The Google maps address is 555 12th Ave. New York, NY 10019. We are at the Pier 84 in the Hudson River Park. This is in Midtown Manhattan near West 43rd St and 12th Ave. After you cross 12th Ave, look toward the Intrepid Aircraft Carrier. Walk out onto Pier 84 and go beyond the dog park. You will see the boathouse halfway out on Pier 84.
  • To get here:
    • (1) Citibike on the Hudson Greenway to the Ferry Terminal at West 40th St and 12th Avenue, dock the bike, then walk 5 minutes north.
    • (2) Ride your own bike here and leave it inside on the boathouse racks.
    • (3) Drive to West 43rd Street and 12th Avenue and get dropped off.
    • (4) Walk northwest from the Times Square or Hudson Yards subways.
  • What to wear: Water-friendly clothing, e.g. swimsuit, spandex, synthetic, Dri-Fit. No cotton or jeans because they get heavy when wet!
  • What to bring:
    • Your seat may get soaked so bring a change of your bottoms.
    • A standard gym lock for the lockers. Locks will not be lended.
    • Water-friendly soles and not flip flops
    • Waterproof case or Ziploc bag for your phone
    • Sunscreen and sun hat
    • Reusable water bottle
  • Restrooms/ lockers/ changing rooms: Lockers and changing rooms are available.

Anything else I should know before going on this experience?

  • Do we need to know how to swim? Swimming is not needed for kayaking or paddle boarding. To stay safe, wear a life jacket at all times and never exceed the weight limit per person.

Full description

Experience the thrill of kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) amidst the captivating Midtown West Manhattan scenery near the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Select your preferred kayak or board, receive a brief but helpful lesson, and embark on a delightful 45-minute adventure. Ride the waves, chase the current, spin with excitement, make a splash, and enjoy every moment with a smile! Our dedicated team ensures the safety of all renters, establishes boundaries, and provides towing assistance when needed.

Please note: Renters stay in the cove. To go onto the scenic river, you must be on a guided tour.

Returns, exchanges and cancellation

Unused Experience Vouchers can be returned within 30 days for a full refund to the original purchaser, no questions asked.

If you have any unused Experience Vouchers, you can exchange them for anything else in our marketplace, no matter when. If you choose an experience that's more expensive, you'll need to pay the difference, but if you choose one that costs less, you'll receive a credit towards your next booking.

No refunds are allowed once the experience is booked, but you can reschedule up to 72 hours before your experience, for a date within a year of the original booking. To reschedule, contact the experience provider directly. No-shows or rescheduling less than 72 hours in advance means losing the value of your experience.

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