Milwaukee Kayak Company

Thank you for visiting Milwaukee Kayak Company – offering kayak, canoe and standup paddleboard rentals on the Milwaukee River with easy access to the Menomonee and KK Rivers. Milwaukee Kayak Company (MKC) was founded in 2013 after many years of adventures and exploration on our urban water trail which includes the Milwaukee, Menomonee and KK Rivers.

Opening Memorial Day weekend
We are looking forward to seeing you at MKC this season as we celebrate our 4th season. We plan on opening Memorial Day weekend – it all depends on river and weather conditions. This season, we will be offering daily rentals, social guided paddles, special guided trips and other events. We’ll post our event calendar early May. It’s gonna be a great season – can’t wait to see you!

Upcoming Events
Milwaukee Riverkeeper Annual Spring River Cleanup

Saturday, April 23rd
9am-noon (arrive and leave as you wish)
Meet us at 1st & Lincoln Avenue in Bay View as we concentrate on the KK River between Lincoln and Chase Avenue. Please visit our events page for details including a link to register online through Milwaukee Riverkeeper (so we can plan accordingly – tshirts, supplies, snacks, etc).

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
This year, we are hosting three guided paddle trips with Milwaukee RIVERKEEPER. These guided trips will include a stop along the river where we will depart our kayaks and grab a refreshment and bite to eat while chatting about the river we are kayaking. Space is limited, pre-registration is required. Click here for more information.

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

Please stay in touch with us here and on social media for updates on this season. We plan on opening Memorial Day weekend and will post our organized guided trip schedule before we open. If you have any suggestions on what you’d like to see or do with MKC, please let us know by phone or email, thanks.

If you’d like to schedule a guided trip next season for your school group, company outing, group of campers or anyone else, 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.

Thanks for visiting our website. Please check back for updates and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. #MKC #milwaukeekayak #paddleonmilwaukee

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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!