Schedule Your Group Outing With Us
You can choose to embark on a private version of one of our public tours, to mix and match our tour narratives, or to simply enjoy a guided group paddle — all around your schedule.
Pricing is determined by the size of your group and launch timing. We take a 20% down deposit for private tours scheduled more than a week in advance, which is fully refundable up to 72 hours before the tour.
Contact us today to discuss options, rates, and availability!
Choice of TourPick one of our Narrated Tours (or mix and match):
- Architecture and History
- Ghosts and Gangsters
- Our Ponzi: Chicago Characters and Cons
Pick a Guided Group Paddle
- On these tours, our trained guides paddle with your group, ensure your safety, and assist with improving your paddling skills.
SchedulingWe try to accommodate every possible request.
PricingNarrated Tours - $65 per person ($75 on weekends)
Group Paddles - $55 per person ($65 on weekends)
We offer discounted group rates for larger groups. Please contact us for a quote.
* $200 weekday minimum
** $300 weekend minimum
*** Promotions, unless specifically noted, do not apply to private tours and events.
Group Size30 person maximum for Narrated Tours (we can divide bigger groups)
60 person maximum for Group Paddles
For more info, call +1 312-953-9287 or text +1 312-768-3233
When filling out the below form, let us know your preferred date(s), your tour of interest, and the estimated number of people in your group. See you on the water!
Bovinette: The people at Wateriders were so nice, laid back and easy going. It was a wonderful experience for the whole family...
Nahed S: Overall it was something I d love to do again. Thank you Wateriders for making this a fun adventure...
Ursula S: I highly recommend doing the Gangster and Ghosts tour as it is at night. The view of the city is SPECTACULAR...