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Great paddeling in Siracusa

Francesco is a very experienced and thoughtful guide. He was even prepared for unexpected sea... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Gabriel T
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Vienna, Austria
Syracuse sea kayaking - great day!

Francesco was the best guide! His English was fantastic and his knowledge of Syracuse as well as... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
nicollewarren33
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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.
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 3 days ago

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 yesterday

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 1 week ago 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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank JRKSA
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!

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

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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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stuartg1847
7 May 2018|
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Response from Francesco P | Property representative |
whatsapp to +393383292597
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KatrinMuff
3 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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