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Sea Kayak Sicily

Via Vittorio Emanuele da Bormida 55 | c/o Francesco Petralia, 95125 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 338 329 2597
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Sea kayaking near Taormina

We booked this trip a week or so before we arrived in Sicily. The communication with Francesco was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Hal A
via mobile
Wonderful Kayaking Tour

Francesco took my boyfriend and I out for a great seakayaking trip. He was very patient and a... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
veronicalewis
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London, United Kingdom
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Outdoor activities in Sicily: sea kayaking, hiking, bicycling, coasteering and more. From beginners level to advanced ones, for families with kids and groups, with experienced and qualified guides.
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“open water” (2 reviews)
“expert guide” (2 reviews)
“francesco” (33 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Via Vittorio Emanuele da Bormida 55 | c/o Francesco Petralia, 95125 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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+39 338 329 2597
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We booked this trip a week or so before we arrived in Sicily. The communication with Francesco was easy, smooth and spot on. A few questions to work out what we wanted to get from the trip, what sizes we were and finally a Google...More

Thank Hal A
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

Francesco took my boyfriend and I out for a great seakayaking trip. He was very patient and a great teacher as neither of us had done much seakayaking before (and my boyfriend was a complete beginner). He took us along the Taormina coast, including seeing...More

Thank veronicalewis
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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

It was the best experience ever. Francesco and georgio were very kind, nice and helpful. Me and boyfriend really enjoyed the day with them and really looking foward to do it again. Thankyou very much both of you for making this trip special !

Thank Nicole M
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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

We booked with Francesco for a four-day, multi-location, custom kayaking trip near Siracusa and Catania. This was an awesome trip! Francesco did an excellent job planning an itinerary that was fun and interesting! We learned that Francesco is a geologist... since Sicily is a volcanic...More

Thank JRKSA
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

I spent a half day kayaking with Francesco around Ortygia and Siracusa. Really enjoyed my experience! The kayaks were very nice high end sea kayaks and Francesco adapts to your level - I am an experienced paddler so we were able to jump right in...More

Thank Deb R
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Reviewed 10 May 2018

We had a wonderful morning with Francesco on the water around Taormina and Giardini-Naxos. Francesco is a learned geologist and volcano expert, so as well as the joy of being out on the water he was able to tell us all about the natural history...More

Thank Joseph H
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Francesco P, Owner at Sea Kayak Sicily, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2018

Very gratifying words, thanks to the weather and thanks to you it was really a pleasant excursion. If you ever come back to Sicily I hope to see you again, at least for a coffee!

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Reviewed 4 May 2018

We did the trip with a big schoolgroup and found it fantastic! The guides were very friendly and helpfull! The boats were well maintained. We would definitely reccommend doing a kajak-tour with this organisation! They even made pictures of the tour and sended them to...More

Thank Glebo G
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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

We spent amazing day on kayaks in Syracuse. We are falling in love with kayaking that we want more experiences like this. We can highly recommend the Maremotu and Francesco who was very kind and professional guide. It was really beautiful day for us. Francesco,...More

Thank Iva U
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

We did a four hour kayak tour north of Catania, which was both interesting and wonderful. Our guide geologist Francesco told us a lot about the history of Sicily, Etna, mythology and sea life. We encountered a sea urchin and many flying fish. Fun! Also...More

Thank aurorakonigel
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

It was our first kayak experience which defenitly creates an appetite for more. Our starting point was Capo Molini where Francesco our guide, told us the principles of controlling a kayak. After a short test run near the beach we were ready to go. During...More

Thank Bernhard W
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stephenmableson
22 June 2018|
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Response from Francesco P | Property representative |
Yes we can do the excursion! We want to fix a date and I'll need your sizes for life vest and kayak shoes. Maybe you can send me an e-mail for further details.
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stuart g
8 May 2018|
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Response from Francesco P | Property representative |
whatsapp to +393383292597
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KatrinMuff
4 September 2017|
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Response from Francesco_Petralia | Property representative |
Sorry Katrin, I'm seeing your message only now! Too late...
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