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Kayak Excursion: Petty's Island

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Independence Seaport Museum

211 South Christopher Columbus Boulevard

Philadelphia, PA 19106

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This 10-mile kayaking excursion with Independence Seaport Museum is for the experienced paddler and nature lover. The trek will lead to Petty's Island, a 292-acre island in the middle of the Delaware River. Gear up to explore the secluded waterways surrounding Petty’s Island and bring your own picnic lunch. Perfect for preparing for the Walnut2Walnut Challenge. This excursion is best suited for intermediate to advanced paddlers.

Cost of excursion includes kayak rental, paddle and PFD.

All excursions are guided and include a safety orientation and kayaking introduction. Life jackets must be worn at all times. Event attendees must be 18 years of age or older to participate.

Paddling times depend on weather conditions, tides, experience, and guided stops. Return times are estimates. Please arrive 30 minutes early. We will be leaving promptly at departure time. Paddles may be canceled for inclement weather events, such as wind, excessive heat or excessive rain, and registered attendees will be notified ideally 12-24 hours beforehand. Refunds will only be issued if the event is canceled due to weather.

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What should I bring?

Recommended items to bring on kayak excursions:

- Shoes that can get wet (ideally ones that are secured to your feet, not flip flops)
- Clothing that can get wet
- Full water bottle(s) and a snack, such as granola bars
- Picnic lunch
- Hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, other sun protection
- Medications you may need
- Dry bag or waterproof phone case if you plan on bringing any items on the river
- Additional layers as appropriate

Where does the paddle start?

The Paddle Penn's Landing docks, 211 S. Columbus Blvd. Philadelphia, PA 19106

Who should I reach out to if I have any questions?

You can expect an email from Kaitlyn Sniffen, Superintendent of Waterfront and Education, prior to your paddle. If you have any other questions, you can reach her at ksniffen@phillyseaport.org or 215-413-8675.

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Independence Seaport Museum

211 South Christopher Columbus Boulevard

Philadelphia, PA 19106

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