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Real Venetian Kayak is a company made and run by Venetians which gives its clients the possibility to visit the city from a privileged perspective- the water- promoting sustainable tourism. We offer kayak guided tours with highly qualified guides to...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Cannaregio 3347, 30121 Venice, Italy
+39 389 985 1866
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All reviews night tour experience venice explaining everything amazing experience grand canal different perspective quiet side a lot of fun highlight of our trip boat traffic fun experience small canal smaller canals a great tour guide different areas once in a lifetime gondola ride
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

My husband, myself and my best friend did this and had an absolutely phenomenal time. Experiencing Venice first hand at the water level was incredible. Frederico was our guide. He was so knowledgeable and helpful. I would recommend this activity highl. We would do it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Denise B
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

As two 68 year old ladies we can thoroughly recommend this experience! Matt, our leader, was excellent, guiding us through the quiet backwaters of the real Venice. It couldn't be more removed from the tourist areas of St Marks etc. Take the vaporetto to Orto...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

When you get tired of the crowds in the main squares or at the various typical tourist haunts, this is the thing to do. You have an opportunity to explore different parts of the city but from a very different vantage point. You weave your...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mame90
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We undertook the tour of the canals by kayak here and absolutely loved it. My wife and I were in a double kayak and we were guided by Francesco (I think his name was, apologies to the guy if that's wrong!). Unfortunately the building had...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank theswirly
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

My wife and I did this. What a lot of fun exploring the small canals of Venice. We went out into the lagoon north of Venice as well. Our guide was good, watching out for us so we didn’t get run over by all the...More

Thank Randy C
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We loved the tour we did yesterday with Real Venetian kayak. The guide was very knowledgeable and super friendly. You get a really different perspective from the kayak than when walking around. The kayaking itself doesn’t require too much physical ability so suitable for almost...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Knoestie
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Brilliant friendly service. Guide was superb - lots of knowledge. A unique way to see the real Venice.

Thank waynel927
Reviewed 7 August 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank swordmaster700
Reviewed 2 August 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank David G
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
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Cannaregio is the second largest sestiere (district)
with its busy Santa Lucia train station. Many
transplanted Venetians commute from the outlying
areas, “terra firma” to the locals, which is shorthand
for any place that is not Venice. Two Grand Canal
bridges serve Cannaregio, the newest (Constitution,
2008) still a local hotbed of controversy. Ponte degli
Scalzi is a busy link to the train station. Nearby
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29 May 2018|
Response from Real Venetian E | Property representative |
Hello Isabelle, The night tour in July is at 8.30pm. You can check availabilities and book directly from our website! Real Venetian Kayak
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29 January 2018|
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We booked it there and everything worked perfectly.
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