Friday May 04

The Paddle Penn’s Landing program will return again this year offering opportunities to test your skills at kayaking or pedal boating in one of the swan boats in conjunction with the Independence Seaport Museum. Single kayaks, tandem kayaks, canoes, and swan boats made for two are all available for rental. The Penn’s Landing Marina is located at 201 S. Columbus Blvd. at Dock Street. The Marina has convenient parking in nearby lots, and can be easily accessed by public transit. For complete information, please use the Independence Seaport Museum website

 

Opening Friday, May 4

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.  

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

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

Cost
$8 per person for a half hour rental / $5 per person for Independence Seaport 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

  • paddle boats lined up

Transportation

Address for GPS: 401 South Columbus, Philadelphia, PA 19106

BY BUS
SEPTA Bus Routes 21, 33 and 42 stop at the Great Plaza. Enter the Great Plaza and follow the river South. The park will be located straight ahead. Or take Route 25 on Columbus Boulevard. Get off of Dock Street stop.
 
BY RAIL
Use the SEPTA Market-Frankford stop at 2nd street. Cross over I-95 and Columbus Blvd via the Market Street Pedestrian overpass. Walk down the stairs and continue to the waterfront. Walk 5 blocks south to Spruce Street.
 
BY BIKE
From North and South
Take Columbus Boulevard. Enter on Spruce Street, on the waterfront side.
 
BY RIDE INDEGO
Philly's bike share program, Indego, has four easy-access stations within walking distance. These include: The Race Street Pier (190 N Christopher Columbus Blvd), 2nd and Market (215 Market St.), Welcome Park NPS (191 S. 2nd St.), and Foglietta Plaza 3 Dock St.
 
From West
Take Pine Street to Front Street. Make a left onto Front Street, then a right onto Spruce Street. Cross Columbus Boulevard.
 
BY WATER
The RiverLink Ferry connects Penn’s Landing to the Camden waterfront across the majestic Delaware River, offering a 12 minute journey across the river with picturesque views of Penn’s Landing, the Philadelphia Skyline and colorful attractions in Camden. For more information, call 215-925-LINK or visit www.riverlinkferry.org
 
BY CAR
Traveling North on I-95 from Chestnut
Exit 20 (Old Exit 16) – Columbus Blvd/Washington Ave exit. Take a left at traffic onto Columbus Blvd. Then take a right at the fourth traffic light on Lombard Circle
 
Traveling South on I-95 from Trenton
Exit 20 (Old Exit 16) – Columbus Blvd/Washington Ave exit. Take a left at traffic onto Columbus Blvd. Then take a right at the first traffic light on Lombard Circle
 
From Benjamin Franklin Bridge
Follow signs from I-95 South, stay right to 95 South. Take 95 straight to Exit 20 Columbus Blvd/Washington Ave Exit. Take left coming off of the exit onto Columbus Blvd. Then take right at the first traffic light on Lombard Circle.
 
From Center City
Take Spruce Street to Columbus Blvd. Turn right onto Columbus Blvd/Washington Ave exit. Turn left on the traffic light to Lombard Circle.
 
From Main Line Area
Schuylkill Expressway East I-76 to Philadelphia. Exit 676 Central Philadelphia. Follow to 95 South. Take straight to Exit 20 (Old Exit 16) Columbus Blvd/Washington Ave exit. Make a left coming off of the exit onto Columbus Blvd. Straight to first traffic light Lombard Circle.
 
 

PARKING 

 
Columbus Blvd and Market St.
DAILY RATE: $20

Open 24 hrs 
Contact: 215-928-8807 or 267-228-1974

PLEASE NOTE:
Parking rates are subject to change
Buses, limos, and oversized vehicles: $40
 
Columbus Blvd and Walnut St.
 
DAILY RATE: $20
Open 24 hrs 
Contact: 215-928-8807 or 267-228-1974
 
PLEASE NOTE:
Parking rates are subject to change
Buses, limos, and oversized vehicles: $40
Columbus Blvd and Lombard Circle.


DAILY RATE: $17
Entry from 8am - 12 midnight 
Contact: 215-928-8807 or 267-228-1974

PLEASE NOTE:
Parking rates are subject to change
Buses, limos, and oversized vehicles are $25