Explore our rivers and our city.

Paddle on, Milwaukee

Daily kayak, canoe and paddleboard rentals and tours to help you explore our city.

  • The River is Our Playground!

    Milwaukee Kayak Company (MKC) was founded in 2013 after many years of adventures and exploration on our rivers. Our mission is to provide a healthy, unique, safe and fun outdoor paddling experience for residents of Milwaukee, our surrounding communities and tourists – while promoting our city, a healthy lifestyle and recreation on our rivers.

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    "If you want to experience Milwaukee from a different perspective, Milwaukee Kayak is the way to go! Friendly and knowledgable staff made for a great day on the river." Janice B. (FB review)

    "Had been wanting to go for over a year and finally did it with my girlfriend on a date and it was awesome! Definetly will be going back!" Tomas J. (FB review)

    "Yesterday was our first time in a kayak. Scared to death when we started and planning to come back by the time we were done. Staff was amazing. We will definitely use MKC again." Tina P. (FB review)

    "Had so much fun SUP'ing down the river. Super nice people at Milwaukee Kayak Company and beautiful views of Milwaukee on the river." Erin L.

    "Awesome customer service! People are really nice and helpful! I will totally go back!" Maribel S.

    "Very friendly, organized and helpful. Just a great experience!" Diana A.

    "The Milwaukee Kayak Company is officially my favorite activity in the city." Breanna

    "Paddling with Beth and seeing the downtown buildings from the River was an enjoyable experience." Lynne K.

    "Paddling with Milwaukee Kayak Company and in our city was a great team building experience for our whole group." Dan K.

    The river is ready for you

    Be prepared for adventure.

    Dress for the weather and the water! Consider bringing a rain jacket or windbreaker, wear lightweight clothing, flip flops or thin-soled shoes. Bring a water bottle filled with water, snacks, sunglasses/hat and sunscreen. Do not bring alcohol, pets or valuable items. Do not wear denim or heavy cotton sweatshirts/sweatpants. We have a limited supply of waterproof bags on-hand that you can borrow to protect your belongings at no extra cost.

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