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Address: Sestiere Santa Croce 468/B, 30135 Venice, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 339 565 9240
15:00 - 19:00
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Mon - Fri 15:00 - 19:00
Sat 13:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Ciao! I am Venetian and I am a professional and licensed tour leader of...

Ciao! I am Venetian and I am a professional and licensed tour leader of Venice and ISA SUP instructor.

SUP in the canals is dedicated to expert paddlers over 14 years old only.

No SUP rents in Venice. Because of the peculiar rules of navigation you are supposed to be with a Venetian and learn how to meet other boats and gondolas.

If you don't feel confident with a SUP board choose an amazing walking tour in the so called "Hidden Venice" to discover the authentic Venetian lifestyle. Or a Walk & Boat tour, the best panoramic all inclusive tour of Venice.

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The HIGHLIGHT of my trip to Venice

This review is way overdue but since it was such an amazing experience here I am writing about it many months later. To begin with Eliana is a great communicator, she made it very... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
James C
San Francisco, California

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This review is way overdue but since it was such an amazing experience here I am writing about it many months later. To begin with Eliana is a great communicator, she made it very easy to ask questions and plan the excursion. Great directions to the quiet side of Venice with less trafficked canals to paddle board through. Not only... More 

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Tybee Island, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This was the best experience we had in Italy! We had a wonderful two-hour SUP tour of the canals of Venice with Gaia, and my only regret is that we didn't book a full day. Gaia is so friendly and knowledgeable. We loved exploring a quieter, more residential side of Venice, and we felt that we really got a much... More 

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Barwon Heads, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Had an amazing time supping canals with Eliana was definitely a highlight of our 5 weeks in Europe recommend it to any one who SUP's Alan R

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We had a one-hour tour of the Cannaregio canals with Eliana, our incredible guide, on the first week of September. This was such a unique way to see the city, looking up at the elegant buildings from the canals. Eliana chatted with us about Venetian history and present-day culture while guiding us through waterways, under bridges, and even briefly out... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

From start to finish this experience has been amazing! Eliana is extremely helpful, very responsive to any queries I had. Eliana is also a very positive, kind person - she made every second of the tour fun and factual! The area where the tour takes place is very quite and beautiful, no huge crowds, and there are some beautiful restaurants... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Thank you for such amazing customer service! Will be back for another tour in the future :-) A real professional tour group that made me feel welcome. A great Venice experience.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed my two-hour tour along the canals of Venice with Eliana. During the tour she shared some history about Venice and information on the canals. The tour was safe and at a leisurely pace. This was such a unique perspective and view of Venice. I highly recommend this for anyone who enjoys SUP and seeing a city in a different... More 

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portland, oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Eliana was amazing. Since you need to be 14 to rent a sup in Venice (per Italian law), Eliana went above and beyond to craft a custom tour for us. I had a SUP and my kiddo had the "learn to paddle a gondola" tour run by the Venice rowing club (next door to the SUP location) My kiddo and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

A bucket list item checked off!! We had a wonderful time on the boards while our kids learned to row a gondola. Eliana was incredibly helpful in coordinating both. If you enjoy SUP this is a must do.

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Canmore, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Excellent tour in every way. So great to see the city from the water, like the locals do. I hope Elianna come to paddleboard with us in Canada.

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Cannaregio is the second largest sestiere (district) with its busy Santa Lucia train station. Many transplanted Venetians commute from the outlying areas, “terra firma” to the locals, which is shorthand for any place that is not Venice. Two Grand Canal bridges serve Cannaregio, the newest (Constitution, 2008) still a local hotbed of controversy. Ponte degli Scalzi is a busy link to the train station. Nearby shops on the Lista di Spagna offer specialties like pastries and coffee that lure Venetians with a down-to-earth attitude. The Ghetto, where the Jewish population was segregated in Cannaregio, has five historic synagogues with an active Jewish community. The Fondamente Nove bustles with foot traffic to the Rialto and San Marco while vaporettos (water taxis) head to Murano and other islands. Side streets lead into quiet picturesque neighbourhoods and palaces like Ca' d'Oro rise directly out of the water.
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