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Private Grand Canal Cruise, Venice

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from US$ 83.07 per person pp

Key Highlights

  • Cruising on the Grand Canal is a must do in Venice
  • Upgrade to this private tour for a more romantic experience
  • Overview
    What better way to explore a city built on water than on a private boat tour? As you cruise down the Grand Canal, you will see palaces, churches, bridges, gardens and warehouses that line this famous waterway. Learn more about the city and its famous waterways that cuts through the city. This tour also takes you to some of the minor canals of Venice that will take you to ‘Hidden Venice’ – the not-so-frequented but equally enchanting parts of the city.
  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    2 hours

    Start time

    9:00am, 11:00am & 2:00pm
    (Please mention your preferred start time in the special request section at the time of booking.)

    Meeting Point

    Hotel pickup is included in centrally located in Venice. (Please mention your hotel details at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 48 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details to reconfirm the pick-up time.)

    Ending Point

    The tour ends in the centre of Venice.


    Your private guide will meet you in the St. Marks area and take you to board your private motor launch for a Grand Canal boat tour.

    Cruise down the Grand Canal, from where you will get a wonderful view of some of the most iconic monuments of Venice such as the Santa Maria della Salute, Ca d’ Oro and the Rialto Bridge. Your guide will point out all the buildings of interest on the way and enthral you with their fascinating stories.

    Your tour takes place on a small motor launch which means you can also cruise along some of the minor canals to see a hidden side of Venice which most tourists never see.

    The tour ends in the centre of Venice.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Private motor launch
    • Local expert English speaking guide
    • Boat Ride


    • Lunch & drinks
    • Entrance fees
  • Please note

    Please call the local activity operator anytime between 9:00am – 5:00pm, Monday to Saturday, atleast a day prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.

    Your tour guide will be holding sign with your name written on it

    Hotel pickup is available outside the St Marks area in additional fee is 33 Euros

    Additional info

    Tour is operated in English. Guided commentary in other languages available upon request.The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Customer Reviews
    • Great Tour!

      The tour is a little pricey, but WELL WORTH THE MONEY! The tour guide is your personal information booth with knowledge about the entire city. This tour was SO WORTH IT to not...

      MOLLY C CAVANESS, United States, 11/Jun/2016
    • great boat tour

      We had a wonderful experience on the boat tour. Our guide was exceptional and very informative. It was great to see some of the background areas of Venice. The walk through...

      Julie A Locken, United States, 21/Sep/2016