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Paddle and explore the history of Weehawken and Hoboken led by Manhattan Kayak Co.

Discover the intriguing past of Weehawken and Hoboken from Hamilton’s duel to Poe’s true-crime novel inspiration.

The tour will start with a one-hour presentation at the Pier 84 Boathouse Classroom that’s free to the public.

Then, Intermediate-Expert paddlers will go with a tour guide across the Hudson River and along the New Jersey waterfront. The tour finishes at Castle Point. After a snack on the water, you’ll paddle back with the guide. This tour covers five miles round trip.

Important Details

  • The first hour of the tour is a free slideshow presentation open to the public.
  • The River tour is at an Intermediate level. Before booking, complete a Basics 1-2-3 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

Manhattan Kayak Co Provides

  • A 1-hour presentation on land and 2.5-hour optional paddle trip
  • Touring kayak or paddle board, lifejacket, paddle and tour guide
  • Restroom, lockers, outdoor showers and changing room

Visit Manhattan Kayak Co’s website for more information and to register.

Kayakers enjoying HRPK's Estuarine Sanctuary waters
Saturday, Aug 31
12:00 PM – 3:45 PM
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