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

Saint Petersburg: Kayak Tour on the Neva River

Product ID: 249187
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Discover the Venice of the North from the water. Kayak past St. Petersburg’s most stunning sights, like the Peter and Paul Fortress, the Winter Palace, and more. Pick up priceless local insight into one of Russia’s most enchanting cities.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Gain a new perspective on St. Petersburg's most famous monuments
  • Glide down the Neva River, the heart of St. Petersburg
  • Discover an experience only possible in the summertime
Full description
Discover St. Petersburg from a new perspective as you kayak down its main water arterial, the Neva River. As you float down the pristine river, gaze at the sprawling Winter Palace, which hosts the 2nd-largest collection of art in the world. Learn of centuries of history as you pass the Peter and Paul Fortress, an 18th century fortification built by Russian Czars. 

Enjoy vast panoramas of the city only possible from the water as your guide leads you throughout St. Petersburg. At the end of your 2-hour tour, you’ll end up at the Aurora, the legendary cruiser that signaled the start of the Russian Revolution in 1917. After a unique photo-op in front of the cruiser, you’ll hop out of the water, having experienced St. Petersburg in a way that few have.
  • A seat in a 2-person kayak
  • Bottle of water and a chocolate bar
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

You meet your group and instructor near the Cabin of Peter the Great. Please arrive 15 minutes early.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Comfortable clothes
Not allowed
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
• It is recommended that you bring an extra set of clothes in case you get a little bit wet
• The tour runs exclusively during the summer, from mid-May through September
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Tsar Visit

Product ID: 249187