May 18, 2012
“Paddle Penn’s Landing” Returns With Kayaks And Swan Boats To The Delaware River Waterfront This Saturday, May 19
Philadelphia won’t leave you up the creek without a paddle this summer with the return of “Paddle Penn’s Landing,” a relaxing and hands-on way to experience the Delaware River.
Starting this Saturday, May 19, boating enthusiasts of all ages and experience levels can explore Penn’s Landing by renting a swan boat or a kayak.
Boats launch just south of the Independence Seaport Museum at the Penn’s Landing Marina, where swan boats are just $5 a person and kayaks are only $8 a person.
Swan boats are a whimsical way for families, couples and friends to bond over beautiful views and summer weather. Adventurous types 12 years of age and older can challenge themselves to kayaking the Delaware River without fear, since all rentals include a free 10-minute introduction to the sport, instruction on basic strokes, safety tips and supervision while on the water.
“Paddle Penn’s Landing” is operated by Hidden River Outfitters and open to the public Saturday and Sunday from 1–8 p.m.
Paddle Penn’s Landing
When: Saturdays and Sundays, 1-8 p.m. throughout the summer
Where: Penn’s Landing Marina, 211 S. Columbus Boulevard
Cost: Swan Boats, $5 per person, Kayaks, $8 per person
More Info: www.delawareriverevents.com