Paddle Penn's Landing

May 4 - September 30

Paddle your way around the Penn's Landing basin in a kayak, rowboat, pirate ship, swan or dragon for the perfect outdoor recreational activity. Located near Spruce Street Harbor Park and the Hilton Penn's Landing, Paddle Penn's Landing is a unique afternoon adventure with family and friends or a memorable date with your sweetheart on the Delaware River in Philadelphia. 

Do you love to kayak and want more paddling adventures? Consider joining our Kayak Club or join us for an upcoming kayak excursion 

Thursday, May 24 - Labor Day Hours
Weekdays (Monday - Friday), 3 p.m. to Dusk  
Weekends (Saturday - Sunday), Noon to Dusk  

Post Labor Day Hours 
Friday, 3 p.m. to Dusk 
Weekends (Saturday and Sunday), Noon to Dusk 

Last boat leaves the dock at sunset each night. 

$8 per person for a half hour rental / $5 per person for Museum Members 

Please note that Paddle Penn's Landing hours are weather contingent.  

Receive a $3 discount on a ticket to the Seaport Museum and historic ships, Cruiser Olympia and Submarine Becuna, with the purchase of a Paddle Penn's Landing boat rental. Cannot be combined with other offers or discounts. 

New for 2018, $2 ACCESS Cardholders on-site only with valid card and photo ID. Present your ACCESS/EBT card and receive admission to Paddle Penn's Landing for up to four family members at $2 each. Not valid for special events, festivals, programs or with any other offer or group discount. ACCESS Admission is a city-wide initiative led by Art-Reach

For general questions about Paddle Penn's Landing, please call the Museum at 215-413-8655. 

For groups of 15 or more people, please contact Alexis Furlong, Assistant Director of Sales, at or 215-413-8622 for pricing and availability. 

Independence Seaport Museum and the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation proudly partner to run Paddle Penn's Landing.