Quick info
What to expect
Meeting point
Reviews
Ask a question
Travel for a cause

Brooklyn Canoe Tour: Sunset Gowanus Canal Voyage

Duration: Flexible
Printed ticket only
Do this because
  • Canoe the Gowanus Canal while helping preserve and improve the Brooklyn waterfront..Reinforce your team's collaborative spirit as you work together to ensure you canoe on course..Learn about the environmental legacy of an industrial waterfront and what it will take to retain some of the grit and quirkiness that makes it so wonderful.
What to expect
Have you canoed Gowanus with the Dredgers yet? Join Owen Foote, Gowanus urban planner/architect, adventurer and founding member of the Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club, for a voyage on the Gowanus Canal to discuss the past present and future of our waterway. Mr. Foote has been improving the Gowanus neighborhood for over 25 years and is often spotted with a canoe paddle in hand or speaking at meetings discussing the neighborhood's future. Meet at the boathouse for a short safety presentation at the shoreline, where you will be outfitted with safety gear before starting your adventure. Then, embark on a voyage filled with questions and conversation on how recreation can have a positive influence on improving and encouraging environmental awareness and activism in an urban setting. Paddle along the Gowanus Canal and see a hidden side of New York, including the underside of bridges and a transforming industrial neighborhood. Discover the fun of canoeing as you explore the history of this Brooklyn neighborhood's rich past, present, and future.Please book at least 3 days in advance.
Read more
Provider
Visit.org
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.

You might also like

City tours

See the best parts of Manhattan on this 6-hour tour on a Double-decker bus. You’ll be taken all over...

£ 72
Food & winery tours

Enjoy a three-course dinner with perfectly paired cocktails on an exclusive VIP tour of the Las Vega...

£ 177
Bus tours

On the grounds of Oak Alley, enjoy a sumptuous Plantation Country Brunch featuring Crawfish Etouffee...

£ 140
Bus tours

Hop on "Santa's bus” for a narrated tour to New Orleans’ City Park, one of the ten largest urban par...

£ 31
Walking tours

On this fun and informative two-hour tour, you will meet the women who shattered the glass ceilings ...

£ 54
History & heritage tours

Upgrade your 3-for-2 SeaWorld Parks Ticket with our Discovery Cove® OfferYou'll experience the world...

£ 44
from:
£ 245
Sorry, it's sold out