Food tour + Paddleboarding on the Ohio River

Board & Bites: Stand-Up Paddleboard + Food Tour Adventure

Enjoy a paddleboarding adventure on the Ohio River followed by a walking Food & History Tour through NuLu.

Join Louisville Food Tours and Endless Summer Paddle for an unforgettable experience that combines the thrill of paddleboarding on the scenic Ohio River with a fun and delicious food and history tour through Louisville’s Nulu district. It’s the perfect way to spend a beautiful day outdoors while experiencing the best of Louisville!


  • Activity: 1.5 hours of paddle boarding + 3-hour food tour
  • Duration: 10:30 AM – 3:30 PM
  • Food Stops: 6 stops for local dishes & drinks
  • Capacity: 10 per tour
  • Schedule: First Sunday of the month. May-Sept
  • Accessibility: 21+, not wheelchair friendly

What to Expect

During your half-day adventure, you’ll enjoy a beautiful paddle boarding session on the Ohio River and then refuel with a 3-hour walking food & history tour!

1.5 Hour Paddle

Take in scenic views from the Ohio River

Food & Drinks

6 stops in NuLu for bites & drinks that tell the story of Louisville.

Small Group

This tour is capped at 10 people.


1.5 Miles of flat walking. Wear comfy shoes!

Stand Up Paddleboarding on the Ohio Riverin Louisville Kentucky with Endless Summer Paddle

What’s This Tour All About?

This tour is the perfect blend of outdoor adventure and food! You’ll start your day with a beautiful paddle boarding session on the Ohio River and then refuel on a walking food tour in NuLu.

Over the course of your half-day adventure, you’ll enjoy …

  • 1.5 hour paddle-boarding tour on the scenic Ohio River with Endless Summer Paddle
  • 3-hour guided walking food tour with Louisville Food Tours
  • 8 Delicious bites representing Louisville’s culinary heritage
  • 2 refreshing boozy slushies and 1 craft beer
  • A full day of fun in the sun

Explore the Ohio River, NuLu & Butchertown

After your scenic paddleboarding adventure on the Ohio River, you’ll head to NuLu, Louisville’s trendiest neighborhood. Historic brick buildings painted with vibrant murals line the streets, art galleries and eclectic shops feature locally made goods, and hip local restaurants & bars pour craft beer and bourbon. .

Get a Sneak Peek

As you make your way through urban NuLu and historic Butchertown, you’ll unravel the history of Louisville, visit a historic home once occupied by Thomas Edison, and that’s just the tip of the culinary iceberg! Watch this video for a sneak peek.

What They Say About Us

Here’s why guests have ranked our NuLu Food Tour 5 stars…

FAQ’s About This Tour

Take a look at the Frequently Asked Questions about the Board & Bites Paddleboard & Food Tour Adventure.

All levels of paddle boarding experience are welcome on this tour. You will need to be able to sit or stand on a paddleboard, balance, and swim. This tour requires a moderate level of fitness and is not wheelchair friendly. For the walking food tour portion of this adventure, you will be walking about 1.5 miles over the course of 3 hours.

Please dress for your paddle boarding adventure (bathing suit, sun cover, sunscreen, hat) and bring a change of clothing and comfortable walking shoes for your food tour.

Both! This is a co-hosted tour. You will book directly with Endless Summer Paddle. After your paddle, you’ll head over to meet your food tour guide in NuLu and we’ll take it from there!

You’ll be eating quite a bit – which is great, because you’ll be pretty hungry after your paddle boardingadventure! In total, you’ll be making 6-7 stops and sampling 8 delicious items. You may want to plan to skip dinner or eat something light that evening.

In addition to the food, there are a total of 3 small alcoholic drinks on this tour.

Yes! We’ll make sure you get some delicious non-alcoholic drinks to sip and enjoy. Even without drinking, you’ll have a great time, enjoy a beautiful paddle out on the Ohio River, eat plenty of delicious food and enjoy fascinating stories about Louisville’s history.

The tour begins at Endless Summer Paddle’s Ohio River headquarters, 1501 Marinas Edge Way, Dock E, Louisville, KY.

After your paddle, you’ll drive yourself to the start of your food tour at Goodwood Brewing, 636 E Main Street.

Transportation is not provided, so please plan accordingly. The drive from the SUP tour to the food tour takes about 4 minutes.

On this tour, we are easily able to accommodate vegetarians and individuals with nut allergies. For other food allergies or dietary restrictions, we will do our best but you may miss out on eating at some stops that don’t offer anything on their menu to fit your needs. (For instance, this is a particularly difficult tour to adjust for gluten free guests.) Please indicate your food restrictions when you book your ticket.

This paddleboarding + food tour experience is 21+.

However, children are welcome to join our regular NuLu Food Tour, which does not involve paddleboarding.

Because this tour is a collaboration between Endless Summer Paddle and Louisville Food Tours, schedules are limited. But each company runs regular public tours, so if you’d like to book on a different day, simply book each tour individually.

You’ll want to book an early paddle board with Endless Summer Paddle (11 AM or earlier) and an afternoon NuLu Food Tour with us, Louisville Food Tours.

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