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Skyline Paddleboard Tours
from Kendall Square

Revel in the best view of Boston's skyline — from a stand-up paddleboard on the Charles River! Our Skyline Paddleboard Tours begin and end at our T-accessible Kendall Square location.
This tour, designed for paddleboarders with some experience, will begin with a quick refresher on SUP strokes, then we'll hit the water. After leaving Broad Canal the group will paddle underneath the Longfellow Bridge
Great skyline views await paddlers on our Skyline SUP Tours.
to the Boston shore. On the trip across the river your guide will help you learn how to deal with any conditions that you might experience, like boat wakes and wind.
Once across the river the pace will mellow as the group ventures into the Esplanade and explores the Storrow Lagoon. Upon reaching the end of the lagoons, depending on the weather, the group will either cross back towards Cambridge or use the protection of the lagoon system to make it back to the docks.
 
No matter our course, you'll get great views of the Boston and Cambridge skylines, MIT, and the Museum of Science. Along the way your guide will entertain you with tales of Boston and Cambridge, talk about the history of the area, and give out some great pointers to make you a better paddleboarder.
This trip is best suited for paddlers who have taken our Introduction to SUP class, or have equivalent paddling experience. You should be able to comfortably paddle 3 miles an outing.
If you are interested in a longer adventure and want to learn more about open water SUP consider our Boston Harbor SUP Instructional Trip.
Two-Hour Boston Skyline Paddleboard Tours meet at our T-accessible Kendall Square location.
$49 for an Adult age 16 and up, including two hours of guiding and SUP rental.
Formal Introductory Instruction Required
Students who have not participated in our Introduction to SUP or a private lesson must have previous SUP instruction before participating in our Boston Skyline Paddleboard Tour from Kendall Square.
If you have had no formal training and have questions about the pre-requisites for our Boston Skyline Paddleboard Tour from Kendall Square, please contact us.
Paddle 3 Miles in an Outing
Students participating in our Boston Skyline Paddleboard Tour from Kendall Square must be able to paddle 3 miles in an outing. For most people, spending more time kayaking will help them increase their endurance so they can fulfill this requirement. For a quick and easy way to spend more time on the water, visit one of our rental locations! If you have questions, please contact us.
Registration & Cancellation Policies for Paddling Tours
  • Full payment is due upon registration for a tour.
  • For cancellations received 7 days or more before your scheduled activity, we will issue a refund less a 10% registration fee.
  • For cancellations received fewer than 7 days before your scheduled activity, we are unable to offer any refunds.
  • Tours may be cancelled due to inclement weather at our option, with a full refund given. No refunds will be offered if we decide to hold the tour.
  • A minimum number of registrants is required for any event to run. If we cancel a tour due to low enrollment, we will provide a full refund.
  • Each participant will be required to sign a waiver of liability. To save time, you can download this waiver and bring it with you.
Pre-Requisites & Requirements. Before signing up, you must have:
  • Formal introductory instruction, like our Introduction to SUP or equivalent.
  • Ability to paddle 3 miles in an outing.
  • Upcoming Scheduled Dates:
    Sat, Jul. 8, 10:30 AMSat, Jul. 22, 10:30 AMSat, Aug. 5, 10:30 AM
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