Those eager to try recreational canoeing can take advantage of a local rental facility in Wadowice in the so-called Venice area (tel. 608 093 166, www.kajaki-na-skawie.pl). The local company offers organised canoeing trips, where the route and time are selected by preference of the participants and the trips end with a barbecue for all and other attractions. You can also rent equipment for individual trips. You can select from several routes on the Skawa and Vistula Rivers.
In Bochnia you can rent canoes to go down the Raba River (Bochnia, ul. Wygoda 187, tel. 606 88 93 64, 607 983 500, www.kajakibochnia.pl). Novices who are just starting their canoeing adventure, can hone their basic skills in the local Canoe Nursery.
The opportunity to enjoy the picturesque landscapes, such as Wolski Forest and looking at the historic buildings from an unusual perspective, are the advantages of canoeing down the Vistula River in the vicinity of Cracow. If you take a trip with your family, definitely choose the route starting in Tyniec, but the rental office operating at the Railway Water Club 1929 in Cracow (Cracow, ul. Księcia Józefa 24a, tel. 606 785 541, www.kajaki-krakow.pl) has also other options for more skilled canoeing enthusiasts.