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Address: Isola della Certosa, 30141 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: +39 346 477 1327
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Description: Kayaking in Venice is a unique experience. Venice Kayak offers guided...
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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Surreal!! What an experience !!!

I contacted Renee to see if I could go on a 1/2 day trip. They typically don't run trips because there is no demand in winter time but he contacted a guide ,Loretta, who happened... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Mariam M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

I contacted Renee to see if I could go on a 1/2 day trip. They typically don't run trips because there is no demand in winter time but he contacted a guide ,Loretta, who happened to be in Venice. I paddled a fiberglass sea kayak, perfect for a small paddler. They have a wide selection of paddles including Greenland paddles.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

This was such a unique and original experience to see Venice from the water. Our guide, Lauretta, was fantastic. She was fun, took our safety seriously and took tonnes of pictures for us (no cameras allowed in case you drop them into the water). I bought this as a present for my boyfriends 30th birthday and he was the only... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Unique and amazing! Educational,Rene Is a wonderful guide! Very knowledgeable and safe! The whole experience was outstanding and highly recommended!,,,,enjoy Venice in a new and delightful way!!

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Ansbach, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Seeing Venice from the water is amazing and even more so when you get to do the paddling yourself. This tour was an absolute treat and gave me a perspective of the city I would not have see otherwise. It was a bit stormy the day we went out so not everywhere was accessible but if I ever find myself... More 

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Big Lake, Minnesota
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This was a fantastic trip. We were able to kayak through the canals of Venice and see sights you don't get to just walking around. Kayaking under the bridge of sighs was awsome and the best part was it was just my wife and I in the tour. We learned all kinds of history on the tour and were able... More 

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Derry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

i cannot recommend this highly enough! My boyfriend and I went on this trip with the guide, Rene in late January, 2015. Rene was so accommodating from the moment of initial inquiry right up to the event. He was very knowledgeable and even stopped to point out various sights and give us some history along the way. We experienced the... More 

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ReneSeindal, Owner at Venice Kayak, responded to this review

Thank you for coming on our tour More 

Ontario, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

Kayaking the canals of Venice with Rene as the guide was absolutely amazing! I had been in Venice for two days so had a general idea of the lay of the land and an overview of its history. Paddling the canals provided a different perspective. There were just four of us - a couple from Belgium who opted for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

A few weeks ago, I had the ocassion to visit Venice paddling along its canals. I know Venice. but to see it from the water, gets another effects! With the kayak, I'm a beginner, seeing this, Loretta the Venice Kayak guide, before leaving, made me a mini course of about 20 minutes. This put me in a position to paddle... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

No Venice beauty could make up for this ridiculously hurried and overpriced kayak around the canals with a local woman who admits she hates tourists and has no regard for their safety. She already has your money and wont see you again, so she just wants to get the whole thing over with and doesn't care if customers have a... More 

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ReneSeindal, Owner at Venice Kayak, responded to this review

Hi, I'm very sorry that you have had a poor experience on one of our tours (that is, if you have been on one of our tours at all). It must have been a really horrible experience if you went on a tour in September, and still feel you need to rant about it in December. Frankly, I don't believe... More 

Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

In early October I took the all day tour of Venice. One week later I took the tour of the lagoon, going out to Burano and Torcello. This is not for someone who has never kayaked before. But for someone who has some basic skills, you should put it on your bucket list of things to do. For the last... More 

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