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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 26 August 2008

This place is a little gem located right below the PNC ballpark on the river’s edge. We each rented a Kayak (mom, dad and 12-year old) for 1 hour and cost was $45. There are tandem kayaks available as well. We paddled up river toward...More

6  Thank marybcole
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We called ahead to inquire about booking two kayaks on Monday night at the North Park location. We were told that they didn’t take reservations, but we should be fine on a weeknight. We asked what time we should show up - we wanted to...More

3  Thank pittsburghwit
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Reviewed 26 July 2016

A friend fulfilled her promise to take my son kayaking on North Park Lake with Kayak Pittsburgh, and registered us for the North Park Family Beginner Paddle session. While my son had kayaked with them before on the Pittsburgh rivers during a Summer camp, it...More

Thank Becky A
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Kayaking along the Allegheny river was so much fun, especially with friends. It's one of the activities one must do in Pittsburgh when the weather is cooperative. It's actually a good way to enjoy the scenery Pittsburgh offers. For 16$/hour, it's a good way to...More

Thank Alexis B
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This outfit is a well oiled machine. They get people on and off of the river in a very efficient manner- even though there were a lot of people in line when we got there around noon, it moved very quickly. The equipment is in...More

1  Thank tripdjd
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had a wonderful time. The location is fairly easy to find. It's under the 6th street bridge right beside PNC Park. We went on a Sunday during a Pirates game and there were a lot of people with boats just chillin'...More

1  Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 1 September 2015

I have kayaked with Kayak Pittsburgh several times, and this is an excellent operation. I have rented kayaks with them on the Allegheny River, as well as accompanied friends on my own kayak when they rented with this company in North Park. The employees have...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Grandparents, mother, & teenagers enjoyed our first kayaking adventure on the Allegheny river together. We didn't know what to expect for our 1st experience. We parked by PNC park& walked to the location under 6th St bridge. In hindsight-wish that we would've brought our cameras...More

Thank sweetlis
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

We rented bikes--took a nice hour ride on the paths by the river. It was relaxing, we had a great time looking at all the sights. Easy to access and rent!

Thank kngausch
Reviewed 4 August 2015

My nephew (14) and I decided to go kayaking for our birthdays. We have both been kayaking several times before. Weekends can get crazy busy unless you get there when they open, that being said we arrived at 2. There were lines but they moved...More

1  Thank jonna g
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

Had a great kayak trip on the north shore yesterday. Great staff, very knowledgeable and safety oriented. The views from the water are unbelievable! Our kids loved it and cannot wait to do it again! It was our first time ever kayaking.

Thank looking4OZ
Reviewed 29 July 2015

I went out with Kayak Pittsburgh for the second time this summer and it has been a great experience. This time we took my children (ages 5 and 9). The workers are friendly and informative and the equipment is as expected. On weekends by the...More

Thank Jessica S
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21 June 2015|
Response from Megan C | Reviewed this property |
If you rent through Kayak Pittsburgh no alcohol is allowed on their rental kayaks. You can find all their rules at their site. Search Venture Outdoors Pittsburgh and check out their FAQ for Kayak Pittsburgh page for more... More