DETROIT RIVER SPORTS

Sunset Canal Tour // Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays // Departs 2 hours before sunset

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We'll head out about 2 hours before sunset to paddle through Detroit's beautiful Eastside Canals. We will spend most of our time cruising through some of the city's best kept secrets. Around Harbor Island, Klenk Island, Fox Creek, around Greyhaven and past the historic Fisher Mansion. As we move from canal to canal we get a chance to spend some time on the Detroit River where we soak up the views of downtown and beyond. The tour ends with spectacular sunset views over the downtown skyline. The tour itself lasts approximately 2 hours. Please plan to arrive 20 minutes early for set up and plan on 2.5 - 3 hours total time. 

Daytime Canal Tour // Sundays at 2pm

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This is an easy Sunday paddle through Detroit's beautiful Eastside Canals. We will spend most of our time cruising through some of the city's best kept secrets. Around Harbor Island, Klenk Island, Fox Creek, around Greyhaven and past the historic Fisher Mansion. As we move from canal to canal we get a chance to spend some time on the Detroit River where we soak up the views of downtown and beyond. The tour itself lasts approximately 2 hours and leaves at 2pm. Please plan to arrive 20 minutes prior to departure.

Belle Isle Day Tour // Saturdays at 2pm // 2-3 hrs

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The Belle Isle Tour is a tougher tour for experienced kayakers and occurs biweekly. On this tour we will leave the Detroit River Sports base camp and head down river along the Detroit shore past the marinas, Sinbads, Roostertail, and the Barry Subdivision where the mayoral estate is located. We will then head across to Belle Isle, paddle around the Detroit Yacht Club, through the power station channel, and into Blue Heron Lagoon where we will take a few minutes to relax and take in the beauty of the island. Tour leaves at 2pm. Please plan to arrive 30 minutes prior to departure and plan on 3-3.5 hours total. 

Full Moon Tour // Monday, June 20th at 9:30pm

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Join us as we paddle out under the first full moon of summer! We will leave our location on the canals and head out onto the Detroit River. We will spend most of our time cruising through some of the city's best kept secrets. Around Harbor, Klenk, and Grayhaven Islands, down Fox Creek, and past the historic Fisher Mansion. As we move from canal to canal, we get a chance to spend some time on the Detroit River where we will take in the incredible views of the lights of downtown Detroit. The tour itself lasts approximately 2 hours. Please plan to arrive at 9:30pm and plan for 2.5-3 hours total.

Morning Canal Tour // Saturdays at 10am

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This is an easy morning paddle through Detroit's beautiful Eastside Canals. We will spend most of our time cruising through some of the city's best kept secrets. Around Harbor Island, Klenk Island, Fox Creek, around Greyhaven and past the historic Fisher Mansion. As we move from canal to canal we get a chance to spend some time on the Detroit River where we soak up the views of downtown and beyond. The tour itself lasts approximately 2 hours and leaves at 10am. Please plan to arrive 20 minutes prior to departure and plan for 2.5-3 hours total.

RIVERSIDE KAYAK


Detroit Canal Tour
$45/Person or $25/Own Kayak 

Kayak out to the Detroit River from Detroit's Maheras-Gentry Park's protected bay and then upstream to the historic canals.  Highlights of this tour include the Fisher Mansion, the friendly residents of Detroit's "Little Venice" and a view of Motor City's downtown.  See Detroit like you’ve never seen it before!  

Belle Isle Lagoon Tour
$45/Person  or  $20/Own Kayak

Belle Isle Blue Heron Lagoon Tour is a beginner friendly tour on the East end of Belle Isle.  Enjoy panoramic views of the Detroit Skyline and Lake St Clair, contrasted next to the nature of Michigan's newest State Park.  While on the water experience the thrills of paddling next to Great Lake Freighters, among many other Detroit water crafts.  With the assistance of Riverside Kayak Connection's trained tour guides, you are sure to have the best experience of your Metro Detroit Summer! 

Detroit Moonlight Tour
$50/Person  or  $25/Own Kayak 

We are excited to now be offering Full Moon Kayak Tours.  Once a month during the Full Moon RKC will set out from Belle Isle to paddling in the moonlight.  This 1.5 hour tour offers panoramic views of the Detroit Skyline, contrasted next to the nature of Michigan's newest State Park.  Each tour will be limited to 20 participants and includes a light for each paddler.  
 

Belle Isle Circumnavigation
$65/Person  or  $25/Own Kayak 

This 2.5 hour paddle will circumnavigate Belle Isle.  While we recommend this tour for intermediate kayaks, all are welcome. Enjoy panoramic views of the Detroit skyline, contrasted next to the nature of Americas largest city-owned island park.  While on the water experience the thrills of paddling next to gigantic Great Lake Freighters, among many other Detroit water crafts.  

 

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