paddle penn’s landing

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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. Paddle with us soon!

Do you love to kayak and want more paddling adventures? Consider joining us for an upcoming Kayak Excursions. 

New: Starlit Paddles! On Saturdays in June and July, paddle a lighted boat under the starts from 8 – 10 PM. Limited spaces available, advanced tickets required.


Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays: 2 – 8 PM                                                                                                                                                             

Saturdays and Sundays: 12 – 8 PM 

Please note that Paddle Penn’s Landing is weather contingent. 



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Small Paddle Boat- $25 per boat for 30 minutes. Small Paddle Boats can accommodate up to 600lbs or up to two adults and a child.

Large Paddle Boat- $50 per boat for 30 minutes. Large Paddle Boats can accommodate up to 800lbs or up to four adults and a child.

Rowboat- $30 per boat for 30 minutes. Rowboats can accommodate up to three adults or 450lbs.



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We strongly encourage you to purchase your tickets for Paddle Penn’s Landing in advance. Walk up tickets are limited and available on a first-come first- serve basis. 

$4 for ACCESS Cardholders on-site only with valid card and photo ID.  Present your ACCESS/EBT card and receive admission to Paddle Penn’s Landing, the Museum, and historic ships for up to four family members at $4 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.

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

visit the seaport museum

Immerse yourself in award-winning and interactive exhibits and climb aboard the oldest floating steel warship in the world on Cruiser Olympia and submerge yourself aboard the World War II-era Submarine Becuna.