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The tour begins with meeting your guide at the kayak outfitter office in Venice. After a brief introduction and instruction on safety, you will jump in the kayaks and get paddling. This tour is suitable for all levels (no prior kayaking experience is required).

Over the course of 1 hour and 40 minutes, you will gain a new perspective on Venice from the water. As you explore the main arteries of the city, your local guide will share stories about the history, culture, and traditions of Venice. Green-minded travelers may be interested to know that this eco-tour has a notably low environmental impact.

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Real Venetian Kayak

See the city of Venice from a new perspective with this kayaking tour. Over the course of a 1-hour, 40-minute paddle, you will explore the canals that make up the main arteries of the city. A local guide will share details about the history and culture of Venice throughout the trip. No prior kayaking experience is required; instruction and use of equipment is all included in the tour.

  • Explore the famous canals of Venice by kayak
  • See the city from the water
  • Learn about Venice from a local guide
  • Low environmental impact
  • No experience required
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
canal level view of a great city

tough to find the place. none of the locals have seemed to have heard of it, so worth the effort. we took the three hour tour. our guide was very knowledgeable. the only scary part was kayaking across the grand canal. it was great. small...More

Thank swordmaster700
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kayaking in Venice was our favorite tour of our 6 week tour through Europe.

This was an adventure to remember! A great mix of kayaking, learning some history, and enjoying the sights of Venice in an incredibly unique way. Give yourself LOTS of time to find the meeting place. We had a very difficult time finding the location (there...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 24 June 2018
Not your average Venetian Experience!

What an usual way to see the canals of Venice! The tour was fun and informational. We are not super experienced kayakers and we were still easily able to make this trip. Pietro our guide was very knowledgable about Venice history and current events. You...More

1  Thank DocRose42
Reviewed 1 June 2018
A wonderful way to see the canals

We just got back from a nighttime kayak tour. We left around 30 minutes before sunset. There were only three in our group which made it fun and manageable. Truth be told, I am not athletic at all, I am a middle-aged overweight woman who...More

1  Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 27 May 2018
We got the "feel" of Venice

Venice is canals, old buildings and history. Our Real Venetian Kayak tour with Giovanni gave us an intimate feel for the narrowest of the narrow canals, the old buildings, and the history of Venice. Giovanni greeted us warmly on our arrival, oriented us, and made...More

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Most of the kayaks we saw are sit-inside. They have both doubles and singles. They're very stable and comfortable.
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