Venice Kayak is mostly closed during the holidays until tours commence on January 12th. From January until March (when Daylight Savings Time restarts) we will only do short tours from 10am until 2pm. From April we will again offer the full range of standard tours.
Venice Kayak often receives requests for kayak rental without a guide. We always and without exception say no. The primary reason is safety. Coming from far away to paddle in unknown waters is not to be taken light-heartedly. It requires preparation and experience. This applies
Due to works on the vaporetto (waterbus) platform on the Certosa island, the normal vaporetto service to the island will be suspended in the period June 24th – June 27th, both days included. The vaporetto stop on the Certosa island is replaced temporarily by a
With the summer vaporetto schedules, the Certosa islands returns to a 20 minute service. The full explanation is on the “How to find us” page.
Venice Kayak has been awarded the 2014 Certificate of Excellence.
The historical tall ship Belem, from 1896, will visit Venice from April 18 to 28. It will be moored on our normal kayaking route through the city, so there will be a chance to watch it really close up, from a different angle. Read more
As of April 1st, 2014, the vaporettos (waterbuses) of Venice runs after new schedule. Where there used to be a 20 minutes frequency from before 7am until around 9pm, there is now a vaporetto every 30 minutes. Our page with instructions on how to get
This year our normally scheduled tours will start on April 7th (just after Easter) and finish on October 25th with the end of summer time. We will have both short tours and full day tours available almost every day throughout the week. This year we
Venice Kayak had a team from a Lonely Planet project, Across the Planet, visiting some time ago, and they have produced a beautiful video about Venice and about kayaking in Venice. You can watch it here: Kayaking in Venice (requires flash). Other links from their
Today I got a short phone call with the message “A tree has fallen over your kayaks, and some are broken. You’d better come over here”. Last year we had a tornado hit our base on the Certosa island, destroying a handful of boats and