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Last Call for River Tours!

  • Riverboat tour on Schuylkill Banks
     
  • Kayaking on Schuylkill Banks
     

Don't miss out on your chance to see the river from a new perspective this season! There are only a couple of tandems left to reserve on the September 29 kayak tours - the rest are sold out! Some of the riverboat tours are also sold out - so check out the schedule below and reserve your seats now!

Secrets of the Schuylkill Riverboat Tour - Take a one-hour fun and fact-filled guided tour that highlights the past, present and future of the Hidden River. Discover the sights, sounds, and history of the river, from the early 1700s at historic Bartram's Garden, to the 1800s at the Fairmount Water Works, to award-winning 21st century skyscrapers. The Banks offers a setting and experience unlike any other in Philadelphia. 

Saturday, 9/29 at 5:30pm

Saturday, 10/13 at 5:30pm and 7pm

Saturday, 10/27 at 5:30pm and 7pm

Boat to Bartram's Garden Riverboat Tour - Cruise to Bartram’s Garden and learn how three generations of the Bartram family helped Philadelphia become a mecca of natural science, education, and government. Their explorations of the wild American frontier not only altered the horticultural landscape of a young America itself, but also Great Britain, Europe, and the rest of the world.

Sunday, 9/23 at 12pm and 1pm

Sunday, 10/7 at 12pm and 1pm

Sunday, 10/21 at 12pm and 1pm