Private gondola ride - 45 minutes

Duration: approx. 45 minutes 

Location: Venice

per service
up to 6 people

Why choose this experience?

1 A longer duration, 45 minutes, compared to the classic 30-minute long gondola rides
2 You will share the experience only with the people you will choose: the gondola is private and can accommodate up to 6 people
3 A charming itinerary, which includes a quiet navigation along the inside canals and time spent along the splendid Grand Canal near the Rialto Bridge

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This tour has been already booked by 1,201 people

Important info


all year, except for December 25 and January 1.

Departure point:

S. Moisè Gondola Pier on Calle Larga XXII Marzo (near the Bauer Hotel in Campo San Moisè).

Departure time


From 1 April to 31 October
9.00 am, 6.00 pm

From 1 November to 31 March
9.00 am, 4.30 pm

Languages available

No explanations during the tour.


The total price for the gondola ride is €155, which includes the advance booking fee that will allow you to save time on site.

approx. 45 minutes
  • Private gondola ride
  • Explanations during the gondola ride
  • What is not specified under "Inclusions"
Additional information:

NOTE: the voucher issued at the end of the booking must be presented at the time of the visit in paper or electronic format on mobile devices.

There will be no refund in case of NO-SHOW (non-attendance at the meeting) and / or rejection of the service on the day, if customers wander off during the tour or if they decide to leave the tour before the end of the service.

Please arrive at the meeting point at least 10 minutes before the tour departure time: if you are late, the duration of the gondola ride will be less than 45 minutes.

The tour might be suspended in case of bad weather. In such cases you are required to go to the departure point in order to know whether the tour takes place or not and any alternative ways to use the service.

The route of the gondola ride may be subject to change depending on flood levels and other circumstances.

No reduction available for this tour. Please enter the exact number of participants (children included) under the field ‘n° of adults’.

The pictures on this page may not exactly represent the itinerary of the gondola ride.

In exceptional cases and/or reasons of force majeure that may prevent the tour already purchased to run regularly (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 tour might be cancelled. The customer will be notified of this as soon as possible and will be asked to choose between postponing the tour on the first date available or receiving a prompt refund of the price paid for the tour, if the cancellation policy of the service itself allows a refund.

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Full description

An amazing Venice private gondola ride of 45 minutes to admire the city from the best perspective ... Beautiful and little-known canals and the grandeur of the Grand Canal: are you ready to see Venice as you've never seen it before?

After purchasing the tour - the price for the 45-minute gondola ride also includes the online booking fee - all you have to do is go to the designated meeting point and get on board! Accompanied by your partner, friends, family or other people of your choice you can live a unique experience that combines art, history and emotions.

The route of the Gondola ride along the Grand Canal and the small internal canals located between the starting gondola mooring place (near the famous Hotel Bauer in Campo San Moisè, a few steps from St Mark’s Square) and the Rialto area will allow you to enjoy the unmatched atmosphere bestowed by Venice and its waters, the best viewpoint to admire original glimpses and details that cannot be noticed when walking through the streets of the historic center.

You will see a succession of elegant palaces built during the Serenissima era of Venice, ancient churches, bridges of various shapes and sizes, ... letting yourself be carried away by the gentle sway of the gondola you will reach the Grand Canal, near the Rialto Bridge, where you will enjoy splendid views of the course of Venice's most famous waterway and immerse yourself in the lively coming and going of boats that sail its waters every day!

The point of disembarkation is expected back at the starting gondola mooring place, near the Hotel Bauer.

The Venice Grand Canal gondola ride price, the duration and the basic itinerary are agreed upon by us with the staff of the chosen gondola station and include the booking right which will save you time on the spot! You will therefore have the guarantee of entrusting yourself to an esteemed local tourist operator, avoiding painful haggling and other problems on the spot... Not forgetting that, by booking everything in advance, you will not have to waste precious time in Venice to plan what to do during your stay.

At first glance, the price of a private gondola ride on the Grand Canal in Venice may seem much higher than that of regular group tours ... On the contrary, the final cost per person may be even lower: you will have at your disposal an entire gondola, so the total price of the service can be divided with any other passengers of your choice, up to a maximum of 6!

The exact route of the gondola ride can vary depending on the tides or other factors that could affect the ride itself, in order for you to have a stress-free experience without any inconvenience.

Among the typical Venetian boats, the gondola remains the best way to discover the enchanting sceneries hidden away between the canals of the historical center, allowing you to reach areas accessible only with boats of this size.

Book now this original gondola ride along the Grand Canal and the smaller canals in a unique 45-minute long experience!

A unique opportunity to discover Venice from the water and appreciate its incomparable beauty to the full ... Not to mention the advantage of being able to conveniently book online and the possibility of having an entire gondola at your disposal.
Please bear in mind that we offer a large variety of gondola rides in Venice: before booking, we suggest you to have a look at our proposals and choose the best one for you!

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Reviews for Private gondola ride - 45 minutes

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Group of friends

Booking No. 1932747

Reviewed on 30 Jul `19


The 45 minutes gondola ride was amazing! Gondolier was friendly and also contributed to the good experience. This experience worth every cent!





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Family with children

Booking No. 1915554

Reviewed on 30 Jul `19

'Good tour'

We had a good time on our 45 minutes gondola ride. We felt the experience was fun and historical seeing the canals. Good as first time family experience in Venice.

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Group of friends

Booking No. 19108747

Reviewed on 04 Jul `19

'Private Gondola Ride'

We took this tour and it was an amazing way to further explore Venice and its canals. What an enchanting city!


Amazing experience



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