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Scenic Fox River Kayak and Brews Cruise – Aurora

Partnership with Howling Wolfe Canoe and Kayak

Quick Details

Adult Ages 21+

Kayak Brews Cruise

Chicagoland Brews Cruise and Howling Wolfe Canoe and Kayak have partnered to bring you the gorgeous scenery of the Fox River, the great beer at Brother Chimp Brewery and Gillerson’s Grubbery!


This all-inclusive guided tour starts at Island Park in North Aurora for a guided trip led by Howling Wolfe Canoe and Kayak paddling the Fox River from North Aurora Island Park to the Aurora Athletic Club (roughly 1 hour).

The river portion of this tour is led by one of Howling Wolfe’s certified guides. Please be sure to dress in layers and dress to get wet! (Water shoes are highly suggested!). Feel free to call Howling Wolfe Canoe & Kayak with any questions regarding the paddle.

After the float we will hop on our Brews Mobile to visit Brother Chimp Brewery and then Gillerson’s Grubbery. The Chicagoland Brews Mobile will then return you to your parked vehicles at Island Park in North Aurora.

Included in your Ticket Purchase

  • Kayak, paddle, float device and Certified Guide for Fox River portion of trip.
  • A flight of beers and a tour of the Brother Chimp micro-brewery everyone is talking about.
  • A choice of beers at Gillerson’s. You can purchase food on your own here such as their award winning burgers. They will provide all Brews Cruise tour guests 50% off any one appetizer of your choice.
  • All tips and tax for included beer.

About Brother Chimp Brewery

Brother Chimp Brewery Owner and Brewer Steve Newman’s journey started when he retired from a corporate career, found a passion for home brewing, and won a major home brewing competition. Brother Chimp focuses on traditional style beers with the slogan “Craft beers that taste like beer”, and recent popularity has allowed him to expand his operation.

Additional Offer

Your ticket purchase also gets you 50% off any one of Gillerson’s appetizers (good on evening of event only).