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Private Canoe Tour on the Venice Canals

Los Angeles, United States

Check local COVID-19 restrictions before booking

Experience hosted by Raleigh

60 mins
Includes equipment
Up to 5 people
Hosted in English, Spanish, French, Chinese (Simplified)

What you'll do

Ready to ride in the canals of Venice, Los Angeles?

We will be rowing canoes down these famous Los Angeles waterways while learning about the rich history of the Venice of America.

DUE to COVID-19, we will be paddling in separate boats. To participate, guests will need to be comfortable boarding a canoe and light exercise on water. A guide will be with you throughout the experience.

We offer a full refund if for any reason you find it too challenging.

This experience is great for couples or pairs! We will meet at the canals, board the canoes, and then do a 1 hr boat tour with a history of Venice.

*Time is flexible* We usually only accept one booking per day. The location is on the canal just outside our home, so we are here all day! Sunset is getting earlier in the winter months, so please take that into consideration and message us the exact time you’d like to canoe.

We can’t wait to have you!!
Ready to ride in the canals of Venice, Los Angeles?

We will be rowing canoes down these famous Los Angeles waterways while learning about the rich history of the Venice of America.

DUE to COVID-19, we will be paddling in separate boats. To participate, guests will need to be comfortable boarding a canoe and light exercise on water. A guide will be with you throughout the experience.

We offer a full refund if fo…

Raleigh's commitment to safety

This host committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19-related safety and cleaning guidelines—including adhering to social distancing guidelines, practicing good hygiene, and ensuring that all participants wear a mask.
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What's included

  • Equipment
    We provide the canoe and paddles.
From $117
/ person
Book for a private group
Sun, Feb 28
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Private groups only
From $234 per group
From $234 per group
Sun, Feb 28
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Private groups only
From $234 per group
From $234 per group
Sun, Feb 28
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Private groups only
From $234 per group
From $234 per group

Meet your host, Raleigh

Host on Airbnb since 2020
  • 21 Reviews
  • Identity verified
Hi, I'm Raleigh. I'm an LA local and a long-time traveler. I have spent years abroad in Europe, Asia, and India, including trekking through the Himalayas and high-lining in the Alps. I understand and appreciate the importance of seeing a place through the eyes of a local. I love living in Venice Canals, and I can't wait to share this experience with others.

Join me for a wonderful time boating and sharing its history and stories.
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Where you'll be

We will be cruising the gorgeous Venice Canals of Los Angeles. An oasis in LA, Venice canal homes feature amazing suburban architecture as well a variety of bird species. Venice of America was constructed in the early 1900s, meant to draw tourists to the west. The Venice Canals was part of an eclectic scene of theme parks, bath houses, rollercoasters, dance halls, and more. This section of Venice Canals is one the only part that remains.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 21 reviews.

Liz
February 2021
AMAZING!!! We had such a lovely and relaxing experience rowing through the canals, learning about the history, and seeing the sunset and the ducks and the incredible houses. Our tour guides were such a delight to talk to, super smart and friendly people, and took some amazing pics of us!! Could not have asked for a better experience and will 100% be coming back and recommending to anyone visiting.
AMAZING!!! We had such a lovely and relaxing experience rowing through the canals, learning about the history, and seeing the sunset and the ducks and the incredible houses. Our…
Joshua
February 2021
Great experience, Daniel was awesome and super helpful with the tour. Had an all around great time and highly recommend for anyone looking to have a good time.
Deepak
February 2021
We really enjoyed our afternoon with Mark and Raleigh. We had never explored the canals before so it was great to hear the history and make an nice afternoon of it. Furthermore, they took a lot of pics that are great for the Gram! :) Definitely recomment!
We really enjoyed our afternoon with Mark and Raleigh. We had never explored the canals before so it was great to hear the history and make an nice afternoon of it. Furthermore, th…
Sharat
January 2021
We really enjoyed our afternoon with Raleigh and Mark. They are super friendly, knowledgable, accommodating and went above and beyond by taking lots of pics of us and sending it to us so that we have fantastic memories of our time together!! Would definitely recommend them!
We really enjoyed our afternoon with Raleigh and Mark. They are super friendly, knowledgable, accommodating and went above and beyond by taking lots of pics of us and sending it t…
Ana
January 2021
This was a magical tour of the canals! We loved every minute of it! Really serene to just canoe around and view the beautiful sights, and say hello to people passing by. Also, lovely history lesson about the canal that was not "heady" but fun and informative! Will definitely book again!
This was a magical tour of the canals! We loved every minute of it! Really serene to just canoe around and view the beautiful sights, and say hello to people passing by. Also, l…
Merrell
January 2021
The experience was magical! To go from the busy beach of Venice to the serenity of the canals is priceless. Daniel was a very chill nice host that made us feel comfortable immediately. He gave us a lesson on how to paddle and we were on our way. As we went through the canal he gave us a brief history on how they got there. Overall the experience was exceptional and I would do it again.
The experience was magical! To go from the busy beach of Venice to the serenity of the canals is priceless. Daniel was a very chill nice host that made us feel comfortable immediat…

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    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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  • Sun, Feb 28
    3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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  • Sun, Feb 28
    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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  • Mon, Mar 1
    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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    From $234 per group
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    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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    From $234 per group
  • Fri, Mar 5
    4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Activity advisory

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Every adventure follows industry guidelines. We partnered with the Adventure Travel Trade Association, expert leaders in adventure travel, to define best practices and standards for safety.
Know your comfort level
Please note outdoor activities carry risks, and you may be exposed to dangerous situations as part of this experience. Make sure you can participate safely given your abilities and the conditions (such as location, weather, and equipment).

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

What to bring

Walking shoes or sandals

Comfortable clothes