We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sea Kayak Sicily
Booking unavailable on TripAdvisor

Want other options you can book now?
All photos (70)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent99%
  • Very good0%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“open water”(2 reviews)
“expert guide”(2 reviews)
“great fun”(2 reviews)
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.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Via Vittorio Emanuele da Bormida 55 | c/o Francesco Petralia, 95125 Catania, Sicily, Italy
+39 338 329 2597
Reviews (62)
Filter reviews
51 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews open water expert guide great fun francesco maremotu beginners paddling coastline equipment geology enthusiasts syracuse rocks siracusa perspective knowledge itinerary
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 51 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my friend did a kayaking trip on 19 Sept from Capo Mulini, 10km north of Catania. It was a small group of 4 people plus Francesco. Waterproof bag, shoes and life-vest were provided. In total we kayaked 10 km (round trip) with a...More

Thank sn0f
Reviewed 16 September 2018

Francesco is a very experienced and thoughtful guide. He was even prepared for unexpected sea sickness ;) We enjoyed exploring the sea and limestone caves as well as the rivers around Siracusa which gave us a new perspective of this area. You can expect: -...More

Thank Gabriel T
Francesco P, Owner at Sea Kayak Sicily, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Thanks a lot Gabriel for giving me a new perspective of myself !!!! ;-) I'll try to maintain my knowledge as high as you are highlighting!

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Francesco was the best guide! His English was fantastic and his knowledge of Syracuse as well as other areas of Sicily was incredible. He took us directly in to some of the caves and told us so many interesting facts. We were relatively new to...More

Thank nicollewarren33
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We had a great time on our sea kayaking trip with Francesco around Taormina. The communication was very good beforehand and all the kit we needed was provided. Francesco himself was a great guide, very fun and also knowledgeable about the history, geology and culture...More

Thank Iain L
Reviewed 10 August 2018 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
Reviewed 7 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
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
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

Reviewed 24 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
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
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!

View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,222 nearby hotels
Hotel Villa Mater
233 reviews
.30 km away
Airone City Hotel
385 reviews
.64 km away
Villa del Bosco Hotel
933 reviews
.86 km away
Boutique Hotel La Vecchia Palma
53 reviews
1.15 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 16,436 nearby restaurants
Pasticceria Proietto
105 reviews
.74 km away
Ristorante La Siciliana
294 reviews
.61 km away
Il Corallo
215 reviews
.69 km away
Gelateria Fiordilatte
487 reviews
.72 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 6,960 nearby attractions
Etna Est
796 reviews
1.44 km away
Via Etnea
541 reviews
1.09 km away
Polo Tattile Multimediale
47 reviews
1.33 km away
Chiesa Sant'Agata al Borgo
17 reviews
1.46 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
22 June 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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.
7 May 2018|
Response from Francesco P | Property representative |
whatsapp to +393383292597
3 September 2017|
Response from Francesco_Petralia | Property representative |
Sorry Katrin, I'm seeing your message only now! Too late...