Milwaukee Kayak Company

Thank you for visiting Milwaukee Kayak Company – offering kayak, canoe and standup paddleboard rentals in Downtown Milwaukee on the Milwaukee River with easy access to the Menomonee and KK Rivers.

We will be opening on Friday, May 27th of Memorial Day weekend as long as weather and river conditions permit and we look forward to seeing you as we celebrate our 4th season. This year, we will be offering daily rentals, social guided paddles, special guided trips and other events. Please check our events page and calendar for details.

Days & Hours of Operation (Memorial Day thru Labor Day)
• Monday: noon-7:30pm (Memorial Day we will open at 10am)
• Tuesday-Friday: 10am-7:30pm
• Saturday-Sunday: 9am-7:30pm
  * all boats due back to dock by 7:30pm
* open Memorial Day, 4th of July and Labor Day 10am-7:30pm
  * late season days/hours begin after Labor Day weekend

Upcoming Events
Sign up! Recreational Kayak Classes
We are offering 3 Recreational Kayaking classes this season. Each class will cover the same material. Class size is limited and pre-registration is required. Click here for more information.

River Exploration Paddles w/ Milwaukee Riverkeeper

Wednesday Night Guided Social Paddles
Our very popular, fun and casual Wednesday Night Guided Social Paddles are back. Please visit our events page for the schedule and registration details, thanks.

The Perfect Gift!
Give the gift of health, happiness and adventure with a gift certificate from MKC. You can find gift certificates, tshirts, hats and cool new winter hats online. You can place your order by phone or email too – info@milwaukeekayak.com

If you’d like to schedule a guided trip for your school group, company outing, group of campers or any large group, please send us an email at  info@milwaukeekayak.com and we’ll respond with details.

What should we bring when kayaking with MKC?
We receive lots of questions about what people should bring when they rent kayaks from us. Our suggestion is to keep it simple – and keep it smart. Breathable clothing, simple footwear and bottled water are great starters. Read more here.

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 Event List

Press Room

We have had the opportunity to meet and paddle with many great people at Milwaukee Kayak Company – both locals looking to explore our city and tourists looking for an urban adventure. Many have shared their experience with the world and we give many thanks for paddling with us and for showing their love for our urban water trail and great city of Milwaukee. Visit our Press Room to read their stories!