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Sea Kayak Sicily

Via Vittorio Emanuele da Bormida 55 | c/o Francesco Petralia, 95125 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Excellent Kayak Guide! Thanks Francesco!

We booked with Francesco for a four-day, multi-location, custom kayaking trip near Siracusa and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
JRKSA
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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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Amazing experience sea kayaking with Francesco around Ortygia & Siracusa!

I spent a half day kayaking with Francesco around Ortygia and Siracusa. Really enjoyed my... read more

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Deb R
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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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Via Vittorio Emanuele da Bormida 55 | c/o Francesco Petralia, 95125 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday 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

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Reviewed yesterday

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 22 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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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We went sea kayaking with Francesco. It was simply amazing. The nature was beautiful and it was a great experience. He was such a Kind and warm hearted person and was totally into this trip! He could answer every question and his Stories about sicily...More

Thank Maxi M
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

It was a fantastic experience to do this kayak tour with Francesco. He is very experienced and explained us a lot about Sicily, it was very interesting. The lunch afterwards was also amazing. He is very friendly and punctual :-) Thank you Francesco for the...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Francesco is super guide, professional and friendly. we have two wonderfull days around Catania, first kayaking around Catania shoreline with beautiful lava rocks and second exploring volcano Etna...but beside beautiful location we have very nice and friendly company in our guide :) so as the...More

Thank Margareta P
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stuart g
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