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A beautiful evening on a special night

Our gondolier was amiable, knowledgeable of the history and surroundings of Lake Tahoe and a smooth... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Penn Valley, California
So relaxing and beautiful!

We had a great time on the gondola with Freeman. He was amazing and made our hour on the lake a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lori D
Turlock, California
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Venetian Gondola cruises through the Tahoe Keys Marina. Great for date nights, girls night out, families, friends, loved ones marriage proposals, anniversaries, and even just time on the lake!
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2435 Venice Dr E, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-3354
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our gondolier was amiable, knowledgeable of the history and surroundings of Lake Tahoe and a smooth sailor. He had a good sense of humor and respect for nature. Molto Bene! Grazie mille

Thank peacefulmoon73
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time on the gondola with Freeman. He was amazing and made our hour on the lake a memorable, relaxing time!

Thank Lori D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gondolier was very knowledgeable and professional. We did this after we got married at Tahoe. Brought a bottle of wine to enjoy. Very nice views and romantic. I would definitely recomend for a couple.

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't even begin to express how happy I am with this company. I surprised my boyfriend with their sunset gondola ride, and I purchased their message in a bottle add on. I was absolutely not disappointed. Our gondolier was funny and delightful. The gondola...More

Thank Erica I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the peace and tranquility of the gondola ride. Views are awesome. Definitely a change from the hectic and busy city life.

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have done a gondola ride in Las Vegas (the Venetian), and also in the real Venice. Each has its own ambiance and this one is no exception. You're still at Lake Tahoe, but you are in a real gondola from Venice! The sights and...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After all of the powered boats andwatercraft, an hour at dusk on a slow moving, quiet gondola was just the thing!

Thank BabarJourney
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Chris did a great job entertaining and informing us about the beautiful local surroundings, before he slipped the Message in a Bottle into the water for my girlfriend to find. As she opened it and read the message I slipped to one knee and proposed...More

Thank Peter t
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

For a perfect romantic evening, a ride in a genuine Italian gondola is hard to beat. Gently gliding through the Tahoe Keys, leisurely sipping our wine, sampling some cheese, all worries vanish like the small ripples of water created by oar of the gondolier..... Amore....More

Thank stevenatale
Reviewed 15 June 2018

My girlfriend and I took my parents out for a surprise gondola ride for fathers day. We brought a bottle of champagne and our gondolier Freeman opened our bottle with a Sword! We opted for the sunset cruise at 8pm the sunset was beautiful and...More

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Chandra F
10 April 2018|
Response from Drew S | Property representative |
The gondoliers definitely do talk, but if you want something unique where he’s keeping to himself call ahead and tell your plan. It’s definitely not cheesy- bring as much wine/champagne as you’d like - cups, music, and... More
Arlette S
1 November 2017|
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Response from Drew S | Property representative |
Hello! Unfortunately no we are closed for the winter. We’ll re open in the spring of 18’! Ciao ciao!
Arlette S
1 November 2017|
Response from Freeman G |
No! Unfortunately (due to weather conditions) gondolas with ice skates look really strange!!