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Penn's Landing Marina
301 S. Columbus Blvd
Kayaks and Foot-Pedal Swan Boats Available for Public Rental
Paddle your way around the marina and enjoy the waterfront atmosphere in a safe, supervised environment. Located just south of the Hilton Hotel where the water is calm and the boaters are removed from the traffic of the Delaware River.
The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation partners with the Independence Seaport Museum to run Paddle Penn’s Landing. 
OPEN  May 4 - September 30



  • May 4th - May 23
    • Friday: 3 p.m. to Dusk
    • Weekends (Saturday and Sunday): Noon to Dusk 
  • May 24 - September 3
    • Weekdays (Mon – Thurs): 3 p.m. to Dusk 
    • Weekends (Fri – Sun): Noon to Dusk 
  • September 4 - September 30
    • Friday: 3 p.m. to Dusk
    • Weekends (Saturday and Sunday): Noon to Dusk 
  • $8 per person for 1/2 hour rental
  • $5 for Museum Members

For Rent
  • Kayaks (single or tandem) 
  • Rowboats
  • Peddle boats (pirate ship, swan or dragon)


More information about the program can be found on the Independence Seaport Museum's websiteFor questions and inquiries about parties larger than 10, please call 215-413-8655.

Great for Camps & Groups!
“Paddle Penn’s Landing” works in conjunction with Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department to offer free rowing and swan boating to its teen campers.  DRWC will again partner with the Independence  Seaport Museum to allow the campers to explore nautical art and artifacts through a self-guided tour of the museum and visit the Submarine Becuna, as part of their experience in the program.