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Milwaukee Kayak Company

Open today: 09:00 - 19:30

Milwaukee Kayak Company
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Explore our great city & rivers in a kayak, canoe or standup paddleboard. Rentals avail spring-fall. See you on the river and #paddleonmilwaukee #mkc
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
318 S Water St, Milwaukee, WI 53204-1452
+1 414-301-2240
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Reviewed 10 June 2018

We recently went on a kayaking trip for Girl Scouts through Milwaukee Kayak Company. The company provided wet bags for purses and phones, which are definitely recommended. Attached to the kayaks was a map of where you could kayak. You could go both down the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 55delaneyw
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

It's so fun! Great company and staff! We went 3 times this summer and had wonderful times. Bring a wet bag if you can- we had someone fall in while after stopping for food and the Milwaukee river is pretty gross to be in! You...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank erinl964
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Super friendly staff. Got us kitted up and off we went. Really nice people. Loved the half-day on the water. Paddled down to Lakefront Brewery. Great way to see the city. Recommend the experience. Also, the kayaks are robust and didn't tip when I was...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank hmkanji
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Milwaukee Kayak is a bit tough to find. It's located inside a sketchy place called Jerry's Boat Dock, but once you find it it's a pretty good experience. We rented two kayaks and were given 4 hours to explore the rivers of Milwaukee. The staff...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank AandE_G
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Kayaking is such an awesome way to see the downtown and MKC is a great place to rent. Because their location is in the southern part of the river area you paddle out/up but essentially get to drift back with the current. They also take...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is by far one of the best things to do in Milwaukee on a warm day. We had visitors in from Chicago and we rented a few kayaks to see the sights downtown one afternoon, stopping for a few drinks along the numerous riverwalk...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank DianeKnows
Reviewed 12 April 2017

My 14 year old son and I took a kayak trip in August 2016 and had a great time. We are used to "floating" on Missouri rivers not in the city so this was very interesting for us! We took our trip during the week...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Darcel F
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Reasonably priced, relaxing afternoon for the two of us.We took our time on the river seeing the sights and stopping to grab a bite. The Milwaukee kayak people are wonderful to work with!

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank sveag287
Reviewed 1 November 2016

My husband and I recently made our first trip to Milwaukee and found the Milwaukee Kayak Company as an unexpected surprise/highlight of our trip. (We discovered them while beer tasting at Lakefront Brewery and several people came in carrying life jackets!) We were lucky to...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Get our exercise and you are able to stop at breweries or restaurants along the way for a well deserved break along the way. The river was not too crowded and usually calm, but on our way back it the wind picked up and paddling...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Carlie
Beth H, Owner at Milwaukee Kayak Company, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2016

Thank you for kayaking with us - and for finding us too! We appreciate you spending time on our rivers. Thanks again, Beth @ MKC

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Jason N
22 July 2017|
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Tracey S
18 July 2017|
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No idea about three year olds but it doesn't seem like there'd be enough room? And GOD NO to the swimming! It's like bathing in brown arm pit juice. If you fall in find a hose!