New Year’s Eve boat party in Venice

Duration: approx. 6 hours 

Location: Venice


Why choose this experience?

1 Because you can spend an original New Year's Eve on a boat, sailing between St Mark’s Basin and the Giudecca Canal
2 To enjoy an original New Year's Eve Venice dinner and admire the fireworks show in front of St. Mark’s Square… from the water surface!
3 Because you can choose whether to stay on board and savour the music and entertainment, or go ashore and continue celebrating in St. Mark’s Square!

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Important information


Sunday 31 December 2017.

Departure point:

Riva Sette Martiri, near the crossroad with via Giuseppe Garibaldi.

Departure time

7.45 pm

Languages available

No explanations.


Full: €248.00 per person

children up to 12 years: €228.00

approx. 6 hours
  • Aperitif
  • Candlelit dinner
  • Drinks (water, wine, 1 coffee, 1 liqueur)
  • Sailing
  • Spirits
  • 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.

The boarding time cannot be delayed and boarding will not be possible after the departure time shown above. 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 boat has 2 closed and heated lounges (one restaurant lounge, one aperitif and entertainment lounge), fully-equipped toilets, panoramic deck, covered deck, kitchen on board. Reservations will be accepted up to a maximum of 160 people.

Dining tables can sit 6 or 8 people so you could share the table with other guests. On request and upon payment of a supplement it will be possible to reserve an entire table.

The cloakroom is free of charge and unmanned, staff will be at hand at the time of boarding to assist guests.

The menu may be subject to small changes compared to what is reported in the description of the event.

Animals are not allowed on board. Only small bags are allowed, such as handbags. The organizers are not liable for any damage/theft of personal belongings left unattended on board. Please indicate any allergies or intolerances at the time of your booking.

The navigation route is subject to change in case of unusual environmental situations or other events that are beyond the Captain’s control.

The tour will continue even in bad weather (the vessel is covered and equipped with heating system).

In cases of cancellation of the dinner or if departure does not take place it is possible to postpone the booking to another agreed date. Alternatively, a reimbursement can be made.

This is a collective tour, which means there might be other participants going on the tour with you.


  • For cancellations up to 15 days before the dinner, 50% of the paid amount will be refunded.
  • For cancellations up to 7 days before the dinner, 25% of the paid amount will be refunded
  • For cancellations in the 7 days before the dinner, no money will be refunded.

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

Sailing between St Mark’s basin and the Giudecca Canal, you will experience an unforgettable New Year's Eve boat party in Venice immersed in the charming atmosphere that only the city of Venice can offer …

An original New Year's Eve dinner in Venice with a midnight toast in front of St. Mark’s Square... On Sunday, December 31st 2017 start the new year with us and celebrate the New Year admiring a sight unparalleled in the whole world!

Guests of our exclusive New Year's Eve on a boat will embark in in Riva Sette Martiri, just a few steps from St Mark’s Square, and then enjoy an aperitif and candlelit dinner while sailing to Venice, midnight toast in front of magical St. Mark’s Square, music and entertainment in the background until disembarkation.

At the end of the dinner you can decide whether to stay on board and admire the fireworks from the main deck of the boat or go ashore and reach St Mark’s Square to continue the celebrations on the island... After the fireworks, musical entertainment and partying will continue in full swing on the boat until disembarkation, expected around 1.30 am.

The motorboat has two 2 lounges, covered and heated: one is where the aperitif will be served and the after-dinner celebrations will take place, the other is the restaurant lounge where you will be seated for the candlelit dinner. The boat can carry up to 300 passengers but, on account of the evening's program, reservations for a maximum of 160 people will be accepted to ensure the highest level of comfort for all passengers. The motorboat is equipped with toilets, open deck and a sheltered one and kitchen. Dining tables can sit 6 or 8 people, so if your group is composed of less than 6 to 8 people, you will be seated at a table with other dining guests. On request, and upon payment of a supplement, it is possible to reserve an entire table.

New Year’s Eve boat party in Venice in 2018 program

  • 8.00 pm Boarding in Venice - Riva Sette Martiri, in front of the Naval Museum
  • Start of panoramic sailing trip between St Mark’s Basin and the Giudecca Canal
  • Welcome drink
  • Candlelit dinner
  • At the end of the dinner, the boat will dock at approx. 500 m from St Mark’s Square
  • Option to disembark the boat to reach St Mark’s Square on foot. Guests staying on board will be able to admire the fireworks display from the main deck of the ship
  • At the end of the fireworks, music entertainment and celebrations on board
  • 1.30 am Disembarkation of guests in Venice - Riva Sette Martiri, in front of the Naval Museum

New Year's Eve menu Venice dinner

Welcome aperitif in the upper deck, sheltered and heated

  • Prosecco
  • Appetizers and canapés

Gala dinner served in the main deck

  • Sour lagoon anchovies
  • Marinated Venetian sardines
  • Prawn tails with Treviso late chicory
  • Orange sword fish carpaccio

First course

  • Risotto with lagoon flavours
  • Doge’s Tortellacci pasta with taleggio, scallops and poppy seeds

Second course

  • Sea bass fillet with julienne vegetables and rosemary new potatoes


  • Pandoro cake with hot chocolate mousse and creamy pastries

Selection of wines

Fresh and shell fruit, coffee, liqueurs

Midnight toast on board the boat


Throughout the evening guests can enjoy free drinks of water and wine. Spirits are not included.

The meeting point for the departure of the galleon is in Venice, in Riva Sette Martiri, near the crossroad with via Giuseppe Garibaldi. Disembarkation at the end of our New Year's Eve party in Venice, Italy, again in Riva Sette Martiri, at 1.30 approximately.

You will experience a thrilling New Year Eve boat party in Venice and admire the city on water from its best viewpoint... Our Venice New Year's Eve dinner 2018 will let you savour a unique atmosphere with music and entertainment, a refined candlelit dinner and a view over the Venice lagoon. Lulled by the waves, enchanted by the scenery that surrounds you, you will say goodbye to 2017 and toast to the arrival of 2018 awed by the lights and the myriad reflections of the extraordinary fireworks display in St Mark’s Square!

Ready to sail towards a new year? Sunday, 31st December experience an unforgettable New Year’s Eve: Venice, dinner, free-drink, music and entertainment are waiting for you!

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