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Enjoy 100 minutes guided kayaking tour in Venice with highly qualified guides to let you see many different aspects of an incredible city.

We will visit all the hidden gems of Venice that only locals know. You will get to see the main monuments of Venice from a different point of view, directly in contact with nature. We strongly believe in sustainable tourism. We love our city. It is fragile and needs to be treated kindly. Kayaking in Venice means discovery its intimate part, the most hidden and beautiful places, without any negative environmental impact.
  • 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
What to Expect
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 the tour, 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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Departure Point
Calle Brazzo, 3347, 30121 Venezia VE, Italy
1h 40m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Homologated Kayak - single Kayak (1 person) or double Kayak (2 persons)
  • Ergonomic paddle
  • Life Vest
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Reviewed 24 June 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank MDStutz
Reviewed 1 June 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 27 May 2018

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

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Dan M
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Single or double kayakes...very fun and not overly strenuous as you stop and your guide (ours was Giovanni ) gives you some history and stories of Venice. I also likes that we just called that day and they were ok with us coming in but...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank EveMK1968
Reviewed 12 November 2017

A guided tour with Real Venetian Kayak is the best way to explore Venice. Our guide was an architecture student, and he took us along many smaller canals and historic areas that the average tourist may never see. I am a river guide in Colorado,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
3  Thank lisaadventurediva
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Judy L
6 August 2019|
Response from hotmailuse | Reviewed this property |
Am not sure what that price would be but i e mailed them.a few times and they got back to me really quuckly so try that.
20 July 2019|
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Response from hotmailuse | Reviewed this property |
Yes its a 2 hour tour but i think they offer different ones
Neide S
10 February 2019|
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Response from Mame90 | Reviewed this property |
I can't speak to the issue of how to actually buy a ticket for a child. One possibility is that the cost is the same for everyone, regardless of age, hence the one button. But, in terms of the activity itself, I see no... More
Key Details
  • Real Venetian Kayak
  • Duration: 1h 40m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Languages Offered: Italian
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