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Venice Kayak

Isola della Certosa, 30141 Venice, Italy (San Marco)
+39 346 477 1327
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Ranked #20 of 96 activities in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: 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... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Thanks Rene. We would never have found the way and seen the lagoons and learned so much about Venice without you. It was a great day!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

Me and my brother visited Venice we saw kayaking on trip advisor and it looked fun but you do get quite a work out but it's definitely worth it they take u back through canals in Venice that u can not see with out a boat out was cool to see things we would not otherwise see we enjoyed it... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Loved the kayaking tour of Venice - there was a mixture of battling through the quite choppy Grand Canal and then gliding down peaceful quiet canals. This was a brilliant way to see Venice and I would definitely do it again! Our guide also took over 200 photographs for us and emailed them within the following few days which was... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We spent the morning with Rene of Venice Kayak doing a kayak tour of the canals - 2 adults and a 14 year old. It was a blast. We all have some kayak experience, but not at a high level. It was enjoyable and relaxing. It was one of our favourite experiences in Venice. Rene is a very decent person,... More

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Sydney
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

As a keen kayaker, I have always wanted to paddle the canals of Venice. I had booked a half day afternoon tour of Venice yesterday and was fortunate to be the only person on the tour, thus a private tour with Rene. Rene was an excellent tour guide, providing not only detailed information about Venice along the way but also... More

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I want to preface my review by saying I highly appreciate people who write reviews that tell the whole story about a place/activity. And I also understand people can have "off" days. So here's my take on our Venice Kayak experience. My husband and I were in Venice, and met good friends from the US in Venice for a few... More

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ReneSeindal, Owner at Venice Kayak, responded to this review

Dear Lisa, I'm sorry to hear that your experience from the tour wasn't up to your expectations. You say I wrote you a condescending message. In fact I was being sarcastic. We ask you for all the information our insurance wants to know for each participant, including date of birth. Your friends didn't take this serious, and send us clearly... More

Tampa, Florida
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Don't pass up this experience!!! We are fit but are not regular kayakers… so we booked the half-day tour and really enjoyed it. We have actually visited Venice a few times before but this allowed us to see the city from a new perspective. It was a perfect vacation activity, a scenic tour of the city that in included both... More

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Il-Kappara, Malta
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We booked the half-day afternoon trip. The booking process was very easy and Rene was very helpful in providing us all the details of how to actually get to the starting point. We were just myself and my husband on the tour accompanied by Loretta and we opted for a double kayak. Loretta was a very good guide, providing us... More

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Olympia, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

One of the highlights of our two weeks in Italy! Our family (two adults and two boys, 12 and 15) took an afternoon half-day trip on June 24. Venice Kayak was recommended by the owner of the apartment we rented. If we'd had more time in Venice, we probably would have booked a full-day trip, but after taking the tour... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

As we were beginners, we only booked a morning trip as other reviews suggested the full day trip would be too much, I would agree with this. We were in a group of 4 and our guide was Lorretta. Lorretta gave clear instructions before we left the waters around Certosa, which we felt was essential and very useful whilst on... More

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