Cocoa Kayak Tours

Cocoa Kayaks of Hershey  /  717-756-5766

A unique recreational opportunity to explore the Union Canal Tunnel Park by kayaking through the historic oldest existing transportation tunnel in the US during the morning of Union Canal Days on May 20th and 21st, 2017.   Boating of any kind is prohibited on the Canal at all times except for this special offer exclusive to Cocoa Kayak of Hershey. 

The price of a 45 minute (“on water” time) rental will be $15 +tax for a single kayak and $30 +tax for a tandem.   Participants will enter the canal from the North Park off Tunnel Hill Road starting at the dock near the Mule Shed, paddle to and through the Tunnel then return to the start point.

Advance reservations for canal kayak rentals are required.   Interested participants will receive details and secure a trip with by calling Cocoa Kayaks at 717-756-5766.   A minimum 50% reservation deposit will be taken over the phone, and a receipt would be automatically sent to the customer at the end of the transaction.   Same day rentals can also be handled if boats are available.   A maximum number of participants per trip time is limited to 15-20 individuals.

Safety instruction and fitting would precede “on water” time.  A minimum age of six years old may ride in a tandem with a parent/guardian.  Anyone nine years of age or older may use a single kayak.  All participants will be required to sign a liability waiver.  Those under 18 years of age must be signed for and accompanied by a parent/guardian.  All rentals will include kayak, paddle, life jacket, emergency whistle, headlamp, waterproof container and instruction.


Rental Dates and Times:

Saturday, May 20th                                      Sunday, May 21st

8:30a – 9:15a                                                                        9:30a – 10:15a

9:30a – 10:15a                                                                      10:30a – 11:15a

10:30a – 11:15a                                                                     11:30a – 12:15p