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2 hours kayaking tour along rivers and canals in St Petersburg

ico_maps_add_2 Created with Sketch. St Petersburg, Russia

2,5 hours

Duration

For visa free cruise passengers & on-land travelers

Type of the tour

Private Tour

Tour category

min 1; max 6

Group Size

Overview

Available May- September

Kayaking is the  most exciting  way to explore St Petersburg even  if you are a cruise passenger arriving to our city for several short days.No any special preparations or skills are  needed ; after 15′ instruction you put on a life jacket and a helmet  and sitting in canoe   ready  to sail  off   accompanied by two  experienced kayakers ; the group is  never more than 10 peope  ( 5 kayaks ). Unforgettable impressions are guaranteed :  architectuaral  masterpieces  reflected in  still  water of the canals  and lighted by rising sun , small  hanging bridges,  the sound of dropping water  from   your paddle ….and no crowds  of people around you! Highly recommended for active travelers  and  just perfect for  amateur photographers.

Activity level:
moderate

Transportation:
Just to help you to get to the place  where we start kayaking: Comfortable sedan ( 1-2 people ) ,Mercedes Viano ( 3-4 people ) , Mercedes Sprinter ( 5+ parties)  with a/c.

Guide:
Local, experienced  kayakers

Highlights:

  • Kryukov Canal with views on St.Nikholas Cathedral and Mariinsky Theatre
  • Moyka River with views on Yusupov Palace, St Isaac Square, Nevsky Prospect
  • Winter Canal with view on the New Hermitage
  • The Neva River between Winter canal and Little Swan Canal with view on Peter and Paul Forteess, the Spit of the Basil Iceland, Trinity Bridge and Summer Garden

We will pick you up at the appointed place – either in the lobby of your hotel( or you get to the place where we start on your own)  or near your ship to start 2 hours kayaking tour

5:15am Pick you up near your ship ; on-land travelers get to the starting point on their own following our instructions

6-8:30 pm . Short instruction ; 2 hours  kayaking tour  accompanied by 1-2 instructors

8:30 am finishing  near Summer Garden ; keep exporing St Petersburg with our driver and English-speaking guide  according to your prearranged program or return back to your ship (with our driver ) / hotel ( on your own following our instructions)

Number of people in your group 1-6
Price per person in USD 50
  • life jackets, helmets,kayaks, paddles
  • instruction and 2 hours kayaking with experienced kayakers
  • Port fees for the cruise passengers
  • the cost of round transfer to/from your ship or hotel

Activity's Location

Ico_maps Created with Sketch. St Petersburg, Russia

FAQs

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Do I need visa for shore excursions in St Petersburg?
According to the laws of Russian Federation cruise passengers, arriving to SPb for no more than 3 days, do not need visas (stamp in your passport which you get in Russian Embassy in your country) in their passports when accompanied by fully registered tour companies (like us; our register number is РТО 006852). The system is as such if you decide that you wish to have a tour with us we will ask you to provide us with your passport information. We will prepare for you so called tour tickets (visa substitutes) and submit your personal details to the port authorities on the eve of your ship's arrival thus you'll disembark.
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Where do I meet my guide?
You will be met by our guide (holding the plaque with logo of the company) in the lobby of Marine Facade Port (not outside) - just follow the flow of other cruise passenger.
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Where do we finish excursion day?
We will leave you directly near your ship.

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