We wish to thank all who made our 2020 season a wonderful year! We are closed for our normal paddling season, and will reopen in spring of 2021. If you have a drysuit or thick wetsuit and wish to paddle with us during these cooler times - give us a call.


Our paddle trips offered:

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Building Skills

Beginner to Advanced skills:

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Paddle Retreat

Comforts of home:

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Our Mission at Silent Wake to provide a safe, educational, and enjoyable process to learn how to kayak. We provide the means, you provide the desire. We are conveniently located between West Best and Port Washington, Wi.

Curious about paddling the Milwaukee River? Find current water levels here. For most of the northern sections, we suggest paddling on the river when levels are above 6.0 gauge height. Looking to sea kayak in Lake Michigan near Port Washington? Have a look at the camera, and water data.