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Found in Brooklyn, Marine Park is made up of 798 acres, making it the perfect location to view wildlife in its natural habitat. See blue herons stalk fiddler crabs in the marsh at low tide as you admire the splendor of Gerritsen Creek. Or pedal along Marine Park Greenway Loop on a bike to see nesting osprey or migrating monarch butterflies that visit the marsh on their migration.

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Wheel Fun Rentals Now Offers Self-Guided Kayak Tours at Brooklyn’s Marine Park

For Immediate Release:
August 1, 2016

Brooklyn, NY – Wheel Fun Rentals is excited to announce the launch of a self-guided kayak & stand up paddleboard tour at Marine Park in Brooklyn. Recognized as the industry leader in recreation and leisure rentals, Wheel Fun Rentals’ latest offering gives riders an informative and fun excursion through the waters of Gerritsen Creek and around White Island Reserve. This self-guided tour also takes paddlers through Marine Park’s Shell Bank Creek where kayakers can admire the sights of Plumb Beach Channel, the area’s salt-marsh ecosystem, and more. Guests can sightsee, relax, and paddle until their heart’s content on this exceptional self-guided tour.

This new self-guided tour offered by Wheel Fun Rentals is perfect for all skill levels. Paddlers can choose from a single or double kayak, or a stand up paddleboard, to embark on their self-guided journey. Guests have the choice between two round-trip route options varying in duration. The 1-2 hour tour is perfect for stand up paddleboarders or novice kayakers, and a 2-3 hour tour for those looking for a bit more of a challenge. With a myriad of points of interest, riders will have plenty of landmarks, ecosystems and animals to admire, learn, and explore! Self-guided kayak and SUP tour maps are available at Wheel Fun Rentals’ location at Avenue U & East 33rd Street. Tour prices are $26 for a single kayak, $36 for a double kayak, or $32 for a stand up paddleboard (up to four hours in duration). Waterproof bags are also available to keep belongings dry and safe. Riders are fitted with life jackets and supplied with a large tour map with easy-to-follow directions and engaging points of interest. Riders should come prepared to get a little wet from the drip of their paddle and splash of the water. Dress for the weather: lightweight, synthetic clothing is best. Riders should prepare to be out in the sun, so sunglasses, sun block, water, and a hat that won’t blow off is recommended.

With over 25 years of recreation and tour experience, Wheel Fun Rentals is thrilled to bring self-guided kayak  and stand up paddleboard tours to one of Brooklyn’s most beloved parks. This is an adventure that both tourists and locals will be sure to enjoy!  Please visit to plan your next adventure! When you arrive, mention the self-guided kayak/SUP tour. Our fantastic staff will ensure that you have everything you need.

Learn About This Tour

Paddling Time: 1- 4 hours total, including time to explore the flora and fauna, take photos, etc.

Skill Level: Easy/Moderate




Media Contact: Sheena Walenta (805)650-7770

About Wheel Fun Rentals

Founded in 1987, Wheel Fun Rentals started with four-wheel Surrey cycles, evolved into specialty bike rentals and bike tours, and now offers recreational rentals of all kinds from more than 100 outlets in 16 states.  Specializing in unique bikes and tours, Wheel Fun Rentals has been offering clean, healthy family fun and affordable outdoor entertainment to more than 2.5 million customers annually from city and state parks, resorts, and retail outlets through corporate locations and franchised territories. For more information about Wheel Fun Rentals please visit or call 805-650-7770. Follow Wheel Fun Rentals: @WheelFunRentalsOfficial on Facebook, @WheelFunRentalsOfficial on Instagram, and @WheelFunRentals on Twitter.