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Venice Kayak

| Certosa island, 30141 Venice, Italy
+39 346 477 1327
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Great way to get an intimate view of Venice without jockeying with the crowds

My partner and I have our own kayaks so we liked the idea of putting our skills to use in Venice... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
East Aurora, New York
Highly recommended

An amazing tour guide who was passionate, highly qualified and knowledgable. We were a small group... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
John E
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Kayaking in Venice is a unique experience. Venice Kayak offers guided kayak tours in the city of Venice and in the lagoon. Paddle with us for a single day or come for a complete kayaking holiday in Venice.
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  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“half day tour” (18 reviews)
“open water” (15 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
| Certosa island, 30141 Venice, Italy
+39 346 477 1327

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Reviewed 6 days ago

My partner and I have our own kayaks so we liked the idea of putting our skills to use in Venice. Venice Kayak is not on the main island of Venice but on Certosa, but the vaporetto service is so good that this is a...More

Thank GrahamH389
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An amazing tour guide who was passionate, highly qualified and knowledgable. We were a small group of ranging experience and we paddled past many of the Venetian landmarks including grand canal, churches, the Arsenal and museums as well as the secret corners and tiny canals...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to use Venice Kayak instead of doing a walking tour of Venice - it was a good decision. Our guide, Giovanni, met us promptly and we were soon issued with all the requisite gear and on the water within 30 minutes. We opted...More

Thank Edward B
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Kayaking through the canals of Venice was a wonderful experience and Venice Kayak provided everything required from clothes and shoes to a locker for my belongings. I am an inexperienced kayaker and my guide Tom did an excellent job of providing instruction and showing me...More

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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Great fun kayaking through the canals. We'd booked a full day trip that was curtailed due to a possible storm - we got a lot out of the half day, and it's certainly worthwhile if that's all the time you have, but I think a...More

Thank VineKnot
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The tour starts at the island of Certosa, which is a couple stops away from Saint Mark's Square by Vaporetto. All the equipment such as vests and dry bags are provided by the guide. You have a choice of a double or single-seat canoe. You...More

Thank Yeon Y
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I had a wonderful afternoon kayaking through the canals. Certainly a highlight of my trip. The group was small and our guide was able to look after those that needed it. The equipment was good and well maintained. We stopped halfway through the trip to...More

Thank Sheila V
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Me and my wife just had the onr of our most amazing experiences, with Venice Kayak. Amazing tour guide, amazing equipment and easy to adapt (we never done it before). We had a different and beautiful sight from Venice and it's worth every penny. We...More

Thank Paulo L
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This was the highlight of our trip to Venice. The guide was very knowledgeable and caring. Three and a half hours of kayaking in and around Venice. Amazing! What was so cool was seeing all the daily goings on in the canals: mail delivery, supplies,...More

Thank drdranderson
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I just wanted to let you know what a great time we had last night on your kayaking trip. It's something we would highly recommend doing. We were very lucky with the weather and only had a little bit of rain at the beginning. The...More

Thank bethand34
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5 September 2017|
Response from Sheila V | Reviewed this property |
There is a lot of other boat traffic but my guide looked after everyone well. Think of it like cycling through a town but on water. The kayaks are very visible and you don't take unnecessary risks. Only when you cross the... More
Barb A
30 August 2017|
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Response from Kristijp | Reviewed this property |
They have a storage area and wet bags. They provide hats which is really helpful. They also take amazing pictures so you don't need a camera.
16 August 2017|
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Response from Venice Kayak V | Property representative |
Hi! If you are a beginner we suggest a Half-day tour that can be in the morning from 9.15 to 13 or in the afternoon from 14.15 to 18. There’s usually no break. This tour is 2-2½ hours of active paddling covering... More