Private houseboat tour to the mystery islands

Duration: approx. 6 hours 

Location: Venice


Why choose this experience?

1 To give you a different experience exploring the beautiful islands not included in the traditional Venetian Itineraries
2 Because you will be able to fully appreciate the incredible views of the lagoon, taking advantage of a peaceful ride in a houseboat
3 To relax aboard a comfortable boat, at your disposal for the entire duration of the excursion

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Important information


all year (subject to availability).

Departure point:

Venice Lido - Canale del Casinò, via Domenico Selvo.

Departure time


10.00 am

Languages available



The total price for the service is €600.00, for up to a maximum of 7 passengers. 

approx. 6 hours
  • Navigation as planned
  • Skipper
  • Diesel
  • Any stops not covered by the program
  • Lunch
  • What is not specified under "Inclusions"
Additional information:

Before booking, please be advised that it is compulsory to print a paper copy of the voucher issued at the end of the online reservation and bring it with you the day of the tour.

No credit or refunds will be given in the case of a NO SHOW (if you don't show up at the meeting point at the time indicated on your voucher).

The houseboat can accommodate up to a maximum of 7 people.

Short route map Lido Casino - San Lazzaro degli Armeni - San Servolo - Grace - San Clemente - Sacca Sessola - Island of the Holy Spirit - Poveglia - San Pietro in Volta - Pellestrina - Malamocco - Lazzaretto Vecchio - Lido Santa Maria Elisabetta.

To check the availability of the service, requests must be made at least 15 days in advance.

PLEASE NOTE: in case of cancellation after payment (see Terms and Conditions of the contract > Cancellation Policies), from any refund will be deducted 30% of the amount paid to cover administrative expenses.

In exceptional cases and/or reasons of force majeure (i.e. acts of nature, strikes, exceptional closures,serious unexpected events or health problems experienced by the person in charge with the service after which it is really impossible to find a substitute) the service you booked might be cancelled. If this should happen, you will be informed as soon as possible and, according to the type of service you booked, you will have the possibility to choose between postponing the service on the first date available or receiving a total refund of the price paid, if the cancellation policy of the service itself allows a refund.

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Full description

A fascinating houseboat tour in Venice around the mystery islands of the Venice lagoon to discover the  legends and ghosts of some areas still not very well known.

The cost of this brand new one day tour in the Venice lagoon (€600, which includes the exclusive hire, fuel and  navigation of the boat with a skipper in Venice for about 6 hours) can accommodate up to a maximum of seven people, the maximum occupancy of  the houseboat.

The houseboat tours in Venice, Italy are one of the best solutions for a peaceful way of visiting the islands of Venice. The particular shape of these vessels allows it to easily navigate through the shallow waters of the lagoon. Thanks to our houseboat rental in Venice, Italy you will be able to admire unusual areas not generally accessible by a normal motor boat, and relax while an experienced skipper will take you to discover the most mysterious and fascinating islands of the lagoon.

With this houseboat in Venice, Italy tour, the skipper and boat rental are included. You can immerse yourself in the mysterious atmosphere of the smaller islands and learn about curious anecdotes and legends about their history. Starting from the Venice Lido, our original Venice houseboat itinerary in the Venice lagoon cruise and the islands to visit near Venice include San Lazzaro degli Armeni, San Servolo, Grace, San Clemente, Sack Sessola, the Island of the Holy Spirit, Poveglia, San Pietro in Volta, Pellestrina, Malamocco and Lazzaretto Vecchio, beautiful islands that you can enjoy in comfort on board a houseboat in Venice, Italy.

A unique experience to share with friends and family to give you a different day from usual: an original mix of mystery and tradition in a beautiful tour on a houseboat in the Venice lagoon!

The point of embarkation / disembarkation for the Venice lagoon tour is located on the Lido of Venice, easily accessible from the city centre by public transport.

You can make your request for the rental of a houseboat in Venice around the mystery islands conveniently online: our staff will reply as soon as the availability of the service has been checked.

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