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Venice Kayak

| Certosa island, 30141 Venice, Italy
+39 346 477 1327
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Venice behind the scene

Never thought I'd have a chance to kayak in Venice! Alberto was a great guide, full of historical... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Timialpe
See Venice from the water!

The guide was amazing - an historian on the water, who made this guided tour fascinating. My... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
joba42
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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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“certosa island” (28 reviews)
“half day tour” (19 reviews)
“open water” (17 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Certosa island, 30141 Venice, Italy
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+39 346 477 1327
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"unique experience"
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"tiny canals"
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"lagoon tour"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Never thought I'd have a chance to kayak in Venice! Alberto was a great guide, full of historical information as well as kayaking tips. We crossed over from La Certosa to the Arensal to begin the tour then paddled through canals always on the left...More

Thank Timialpe
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The guide was amazing - an historian on the water, who made this guided tour fascinating. My husband is a kayaker with a passion to be in a boat wherever he goes. This tour went in and out of the quieter canals, with minimum time...More

Thank joba42
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have done a fair amount of kayaking on lakes, rivers and even open water in the Florida Everglades, so the idea of sneaking into the narrowest and remotest canals in Venice was very appealing. Venice kayak made this navigation possible by...More

Thank John S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from Venice. We had a great 1/2 day kayak tour w/ Giovanni & Tobi. This was my favorite part of the whole vacation. It was so much fun, well organized and the guides were so friendly & knowledgeable. My teen son & I...More

Thank Kathy J
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Last week we went on a kayak tour though. Venice Kayak with our guide Alberto. My husband, daughter and I had a great time paddling through the oldest part of Venice, through canals past gondolas and back to Certosa. Alberto took amazing pictures of us....More

Thank Debbie M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great paddling with our leader Giovanni, across the Lagoon and into the Grand Canal and through the small canals of Venice, with some history and insights about Venice. Took most of the day including the Vaporetta ride

Thank Rusty B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked the half day city tour and the day trip in the lagoon. Both were excellent and very professionally run. The city tour was great fun being able to paddle in the canals and spotting the sites from the water without having walk threw...More

Thank RobertI
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Reviewed June 6, 2018

We choose the lagoon tour over the Venice City tour and were thrilled with our kayak trip. We learned about the natural history of Venice and the ecology of the lagoon. Our guide spoke excellent English, took great pictures, and did research on the ecology...More

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Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

Our guide was able to veer from his typical tour today to accommodate our group. We had a passenger who discovered her fear of kayaking on this trip. Instead of being upset, Giovanni called for her to be picked up at our restaurant and then...More

Thank mattparksmusic
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Venice Kayak V, Front Office Manager at Venice Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2018

Dear mattparksmusic, thank you for your nice review. We are delighted to hear that you appreciated the tour with Giovanni. It means that Venice Kayak does a good job and takes care of its kayakers!!! We hope you will join us for another adventure in...More

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Reviewed May 30, 2018

We had a wonderful time! This was one of our favorite experiences we had in Venice. Our guide was very knowledgeable and spoke English very well. We loved kayaking under bridges and next to the gondolas. The pictures they sent us were wonderful as well....More

Thank Cara F
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Venice Kayak V, Front Office Manager at Venice Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2018

Thank you for choosing Venice Kayak for your outdoor activity in Venice and for sharing the experience you had with us. We are happy to know you appreciated the tour. Hope to see you again! Kind regards

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Elag
March 17, 2018|
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Response from Venice Kayak V | Property representative |
Hi, our half day tours are also suitable for those with too little kayaking experience to take on the longer tours and there's assistance getting in and out of the boats. If there are minors in the group, or elderly persons... More
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Glenda O
February 8, 2018|
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Response from Venice Kayak V | Property representative |
All children in a group must be at least 8 years old and weight at least 30kg. They should know how to swim and not be afraid of water. Children and minors (under 18 years of age) can participate in the tours only if they... More
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September 4, 2017|
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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
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