The Duluth Tall Ships Kayak Experience
Experience Duluth's Festival Of Sail: August 11th - 13th, 2019

A Scenic Paddle With The Tall Ships

Duluth’s Festival of Sails is an amazing event that provides a rare opportunity to experience the majesty of our Nation’s maritime history. On August 11th, a fleet of historic sailing vessels will arrive in Duluth for a three-day visit… a festival that has become one of Duluth’s best summertime events. We’re excited to offer a unique way to experience the fun. The Duluth Tall Ships Kayak Experience combines unparalleled views and amazing photo opportunities with a guided paddling adventure that you’ll never forget.

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Duluth Tall Ships Kayak Experience Details:

Price > $69 per person – NO ADDED TAX OR FEES
Availability > August 11th – 13th – see the Tall Ships calendar for available times
Duration > Approximately 2 hours
Meeting Location > We will launch from Pier B Resort – see this map for details
Parking > Limited parking will be available at Pier B
Tour Times > Daily tours – see the Tall Ships calendar for available times
Kayaking Location(s) > The Duluth Harbor
Included Gear > Kayaks, paddles, dry bags, and personal flotation devices
Munchies > Complimentary snacks and bottled water to keep you fueled
Maximum Participants > 8 people
Weight Restriction > Our kayaks can accommodate a maximum guest weight of 275lbs
Minimum Age > 13, under 18 accompanied by an adult/guardian (for younger children please ask about our 2-person tandem kayaks)
Difficulty > All skill levels welcome and no experience is necessary
Option > 2-person tandem kayaks are available upon request (limited availability so call ahead to reserve)
Tipping > Tips are not included, please consider tipping your guide

Duluth Tall Ships Kayak Experience Highlights:

The Tall Ships Kayak Experience showcases the amazing ships that will be visiting Duluth for the Festival of Sails. You’ll learn basic kayak techniques and safety before heading out onto the water for a close-up and personal experience with vessels like US Brig Niagara, Schooner Appledore V, Abbey Road, and more! You’ll paddle the Duluth-Superior harbor – taking in the views, snapping epic photographs and experiencing the festival in a totally unique way. Your guide will fill you in on the ships – their history and purpose – along with great local content on Duluth’s long shipping history as the world’s furthest inland sea port. Skip the lines and dip your paddle this August. It’s going to be epic.

Still have questions? Visit our Tall Ships Kayak Experience FAQ Page or email us for more information.


What Our Guests Are Saying:

"It was great to see the ships up close. We had a great guide & an awesome experience!"
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"It was great to see the ships up close. We had a great guide & an awesome experience!"
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Designed for All Skill Levels

You’ve never been kayaking? No problem! Our knowledgeable and friendly guides will provide practical instruction on paddling techniques and water safety while guiding you along routes that have been carefully chosen to suit your skill level and ability. This adventure will give you a chance to experience amazing kayak adventures with local guides who know the routes and share your passion for the outdoors.

Duluth Experience Tall Ships Kayak Tour

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