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Debbie M

Last week we went on a kayak tour though. Venice Kayak with our guide Alberto. My husband, daughter... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Debbie M
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Norristown, Pennsylvania
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Kayaking in Venice

Great paddling with our leader Giovanni, across the Lagoon and into the Grand Canal and through the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Rusty B
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Winter Park, Florida
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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” (27 reviews)
“half day tour” (18 reviews)
“open water” (16 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| Certosa island, 30141 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days 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

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Reviewed 4 days 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 4 days 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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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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Reviewed 17 May 2018

well you must have heard the phrase"if there is love in the world than you would find it in the streets of Venice" you would agree after taking a Kayak ride in the evening with your loved one

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Our guide took us across the lagoon and into the city, through small canals and under low bridges. Seeing Venice from land is one thing, but seeing it from the water is a completely different perspective, and in many ways the way the city was...More

Thank janbdim
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Venice Kayak V, Front Office Manager at Venice Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the nice review! Your opinion is very important for our team. We are happy to read that you enjoyed the tour. See you again!

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

This kayaking trip is a unique way of experiencing how Venetians manage their daily lives. Well organised. Good equipment. Informative guide. Louiseih

Thank Louise R
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Venice Kayak V, Front Office Manager at Venice Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the nice review! Your opinion is very important for our team. See you again!

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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

My fiancé and I booked this kayak tour as our very first experience of Venice. Our guides helped us feel safe and explained how to turn and stop and escape if we flipped. They also explained the etiquette of sharing the waterways with other boats....More

Thank Allison M
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Venice Kayak V, Front Office Manager at Venice Kayak, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the positive review: it will be useful for other kayakers! Our guides are very passionate about what they're doing and they put safety first: thanks to their coaching awards and their years of experience paddling in Venice and the lagoon, our guides...More

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Elag
17 March 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
8 February 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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travelcal033
5 September 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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