Kayaking Near Philadelphia, in Southeastern Pennsylvania
Go kayaking on the Schuylkill River within an easy drive of Philadelphia - no experience needed! Kayak rentals are a great option for all ages. We offer a wide selection of kayaks, including single and 2-person sit-ins and sit-on-tops. Enjoy paddling calm slow-moving waters with wildlife and scenic views. A fun and relaxing way to enjoy Pennsylvania’s natural beauty!
Kayak Rentals: are for those who want to rent a boat and enjoy the sights on their own.
What’s Included: recreational kayak, paddle, life jacket with whistle, laminated map, optional waterproof bag and/or waterproof compartment.
Don’t forget to bring your own snacks, lunch, and water!
Locations: Choose among 3 different sections of the Schuylkill river to float down with easy access from Philadelphia.
Not sure what paddling is about? See Kayaking FAQs
SCHUYLKILL RIVER KAYAKING
Kayak Rentals & Guided Tours
With multiple trip options and different sections of river, there are many ways to enjoy a day or a few hours on the Schuylkill River. Located 40 minutes from Philadelphia, our tours on this river are almost entirely flat and perfect for kayakers with little experience, or who just want to enjoy a calm paddle.