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Venice Kayak

| Certosa island, 30141 Venice, Italy
+39 346 477 1327
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Unique Experience, but Ocean Kayaking Experience Required

In early May I took a half day canal tour with Venice Kayak. I am in complete agreement with other... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Alex B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
A must do in Venice!

I noticed some of the negative reviews I read were because people did this without any kayaking... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ericka L
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
| Certosa island, 30141 Venice, Italy
+39 346 477 1327

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Reviewed yesterday

In early May I took a half day canal tour with Venice Kayak. I am in complete agreement with other reviewers that this is an outstanding way to see Venice. I went on a windy, cool, and rainy day. The crossing between Certosa Island and...More

Thank Alex B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I noticed some of the negative reviews I read were because people did this without any kayaking experience. It's important to know that the grand canal is a major freeway and to have skill and endurance is important. Loretta worked with us because our experience...More

Thank Ericka L
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a really good way to see the city. We were held up on the way, but they waited for us, then took us out gently at first among the moorings then across to the city. The guides are helpful, patient and well informed....More

Thank RTurner2
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I did the morning tour of Venice which was about 2.5hours and what a great way to see the city. The tour starts in Certosa, on the public vaporetto lines, but leave a fair amount of time to get there as some...More

Thank JobieWarner
Reviewed 4 days ago

Lucia led us on an extraordinary tour of Venice by kayak. I was traveling with my 23 year-old son and husband and it was just us and one other traveller. The tour was three hours long, and started with a great tutorial by Lucia on...More

Thank FrequentTravelerSF
Reviewed 6 days ago

It was a great excursion. Not to difficult for beginners. All went very well. The start is not in Venise, you have to take the Vaporetto to get to Certosa Island and it is long (more than 30 minutes). The guide give us few directions...More

Thank Marie-Christine B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited venice for just 3 days in mid May and this was definitely one of the highlights - and there are so many in Venice! I went on the Sunday afternoon canal kayak tour and thoroughly enjoyed myself. I have to say the tour...More

Thank garethrowland
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I did the half-day kayak tour in early April. We were impressed with the booking process as well as the equipment provided by the company. When there was a change in the public transportation schedule, the company reached out to us to...More

Thank elizabeth17ee
Reviewed 1 week ago

We are an Italian coulple from Venice inland; we can defenitely stand that Venice Kayak experiece is one of the most beautiful way to visit our city. We did a four hour tour; we went canoeing both through the trafic of the Gran Canal, exploring...More

1  Thank AlbeBea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did a half day kayak tour on Saturday and it was fantastic - definitely the highlight of our stay in Venice. It's clearly the best way to see a beautiful city full of canals (and with the streets often full of tourists); and it...More

Thank David P
Venice Kayak V, Owner at Venice Kayak, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review! Your opinion is very important for our team. We are happy to read that you enjoyed the tour: our guides always try to do their best to ensure a memorable experience. Warm wishes

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Is it really necessary to bring a change of clothes and plan on a shower afterwards ? Do you really get that wet and smelly ??
30 March 2017|
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Response from Venice Kayak V | Property representative |
Hi, we give the possibility to take a free shower after the activity, but it's your decision and in this period ofthe year it's not necessary. If you come in July or in August after 2 or 4 hours of active paddling under the... More
Hi, we are 2 families of 4 members each (total 8 pax) , ages ranging from 15 to 53. Some of us cant swim. Would love to Kayak though. Are there any life jackets available.? We are panning our trip from 30th Nov 2017 to 3rd Dec 2017. Thanks.
12 March 2017|
Response from Venice Kayak V | Property representative |
Hi, kayaking in Venice requires some basic skills to be done safely. In a kayak you’re sitting at waters edge, so it is essential that you all feel safe close to water and to know how to swim. We always give life-jackets... More
Next week Friday or Saturday March 3 or 4th what time do you offer tours?
24 February 2017|
Response from Venice Kayak V | Property representative |
Hi, in winter all the tours start at 10.15 and finish at 14 (2pm). You can book through our calendar in the website.