Tours and Offers

Group of kayaks passing a gondola at the Rialto Bridge

Venice city tours

The Grand Canal, the gondola shipyards, the hidden corners, all included in full day tours of Venice.

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Lagoon tours

A full day tour in the Venetian lagoon can take you to Burano, Torcello or San Francesco del Deserto.

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Afternoon Tea tours in Venice

Winter tours

Venice Kayak offers a limited range of winter tours in the colder, darker season, from late October to late March.

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Safety first

Safety is always our main concern, and we’d rather cancel a tour than run un­­­­ne­ces­sa­ry risks on your behalf

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Free Photos

Our guides take photos during the tours, and we’ll send the photos to you afterwards free of charge.

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Father and daughter racing down a canal

Family tours

Children love our tours in Venice city and in the lagoon for a more active holiday experience

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Travelling alone?

A kayaking tour in Venice is a great way to meet other travellers sharing a unique experience.

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Meet the guides

Our guides are certified kayak coaches with years of experience kayaking in Venice

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Venice Kayak

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Venice Kayak is the only professional full-time, all-year kayaking tour operator in Venice, Italy. Founded in 2008 we’re now six persons dedicated to offering unique, personal, adventurous yet safe kayaking tours in Venice. All guides have coaching awards recognised by the FICK – the Italian Federation for Canoe and Kayak.

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What others said

  • Couple paddling down a busy Grand Canal with motorboats

    It was one of the best experiences I’ve ever had! I work in the outdoor recreation field and have had many unique experiences around the world but hardly any have compared to kayaking through the Venice Canals.

    Kobie Johnson (US Military) – daytrip in May 2009
  • Kayaks paddling towards the Arsenale

    Thanks again for a fantastic trip.  Your new business is going to be a huge success!

    Ashley (USA) – daytrip in May 2008
  • Group crossing the Bacino San Marco with Palazzo Ducale

    Thank you for the lovely pictures. It was a privilege to see Venice from the water in this unique and pleasant way. The whole day was one of the highlights of our trip, many many thanks!

    Tatia and Piet (NL) – day tour – July 2012

Other Venice Kayak activities

Girl paddling at the Arsenale

Press release: legal recourse against ban on kayaking in Venice

Press release announcing the legal recourse at the TAR Veneto against the decision 433/2018 of the City of Venice, sent to the local Venetian press on Monday, September 3rd, 2018:

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Photo Walks Venice - Get the best photos from your holiday in Venice

Photo Walks – experience Venice with local photographers

Photo Walks Venice will help you get the best possible photos from your holiday in Venice.

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Learn how to row a real Venetian gondola

Be Venetian – learn to row a Venetian gondola

Be Venetian can teach you how to row a real gondola, in her natural setting.

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