1. Russia
  2. St. Petersburg
  3. Moyka River

St. Petersburg: Morning Kayak Tour in the Historic Center

Product ID: 237892
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Enjoy the beauty of St. Petersburg in the most unique way: sailing in your kayak on the canals of the city center. You will see most of the main monuments of the Northern Capital, and the city waking up in the morning.
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Duration: 2 hours
Starting time 6:00 AM
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  • Discover St. Peterbsurg from the canals
  • Sail in the city center in your kayak
  • See most of the main monuments of the Northern Capital
  • Enjoy a unique way to discover the city
  • Learn how to use a kayak with an instructor
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You'll start your tour at the base of one of the most famous cathedrals in the city, the St. Nicholas Naval Cathedral, built in the 18th Century. Sailing along the Kryukov Canal, you'll pass by Mariinsky Theater and on to the Moyka Canal. You'll be able to see a bit of the New Holland Arch before seeing the Yusupov Palace and then the magnificient St. Isaac's Cathedral.

You'll then proceed under some famous colourful bridges, including the Blue Bridge, the widest in the city. You'll see Nevsky Prospekt, the main street of the city, straight from the water, before reaching the Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, built at the exact place where Alexander II was mortally wounded.

From there, you will start your way back down the Griboyedov Canal to the starting point, enjoying the view on the Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan, and again sailing between famous bridges like the Bank and the Lion bridge. At six in the morning, Saint Petersburg is just waking up, you can enjoy its sights in a quiet and magical setting. This unique kayaking excursion acquaints you with the architectural splendor of the cultural capital of Russia.
  • Group instructor/guide
  • Seat in a kayak
  • All necessary equipment: paddles, life-vest, spray skirt, helmet, pair of gloves
  • Bottle of water and a chocolate bar
  • Individual raincoat in case of rain
Not suitable for
  • Children under 14 years
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Naberezhnaya Kryukova Kanala, 24, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia. Your group and instructor will be waiting for you at this meeting point. You should meet them 15 minutes before the tour starts. As the tour starts in the early morning, the best way to go there is by taxi.

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Important information
Know before you go
• You may get wet during the tour, do not hesitate to bring an extra set of dry clothes
• You should wear casual sport clothing, sport shoes, and sun glasses

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Product ID: 237892