To book your cruise, click on one of the packages listed below to see available dates and times. You can also call us at 651-439-1783 to book by phone.
Gondola gift certificates make unique gifts. Just click the Gift Certificate link for the cruise you want to give.
Treat yourselves to a 5-course meal at Stillwater’s riverside Dock Cafe, followed by a very special 1 hour cruise. A Gondola Elegante cruise includes a red carpet, roses, and a gondolier in traditional 16th century dress.
$330 for party of 2, plus tax.
**See note about meal options at right (at bottom on mobile).
Custom packages are available for your special occasions. Call to make individual arrangements.
Walk-up rides are available as our schedule allows. Talk to the gondolier.
Gratuities for the gondolier are customary. Most people like to tip the gondolier 15%-20%.
You are invited to bring food and beverages to enjoy on your ride. Alcoholic beverages are permitted.
**Cruises with Meals: Details
For the Mid-week Venetian Getaway and Gondola Elegante your meal will be scheduled at the Dock Cafe 1 1/2 hours before your cruise begins. For example, if you schedule your ride for 7 pm, your meal will be at 5:30 pm. If you would prefer to have your meal after your cruise, please call us at 651-439-1783. Vegetarian options are available.
For the Cruise & Lunch Special, lunch is available from 12 to 3 pm and rides from noon – 4 pm. Except for the noon cruise, meals are scheduled 1 hour before your cruise. If you’d like to have your meal after your cruise (except for 4 pm rides), please give us a call at 651-439-1783. Questions? Give us a call!
Tips for meals at the Dock Cafe are included in the cruise price. Tips for gondoliers are not included.
Once booked all tickets are non-refundable. You can change the time and day of your scheduled ride up to 72 hours before the booked ride. No changes 72 hours before the booked ride.
The Gondolier will decide if rain or unsafe weather should be a factor in canceling a ride. If a ride is canceled by Gondola Romantica, Gondola Romantica will re-book your ride at the earliest possible opportunity or issue a Gift Certificate good for one year.
Conditions and Limitations
Gondola Romantica (“GR”), at its sole discretion, reserves the right to refuse anyone a ride.
GR retains the right to, at the sole discretion of the Gondolier, cancel or terminate a ride due to inclement weather or other safety concerns.
Passenger agrees to conduct himself/herself in a courteous and safe manner while boarding, riding in, and exiting from the gondola watercraft, that he/she will act responsibly commensurate with the nature of the activity, and that he/she assumes all risk of accident or injury.
Passenger agrees to promptly follow and comply with all instructions and directions from the Gondolier; failure to do so will result in cancellation or termination of the ride.
Disruptive or unsafe behavior, as determined by the Gondolier, will result in early termination of the ride without refund.
Minors (or, persons under the age of 17) must be accompanied by a responsible parent or guardian.
Full Moon Dates
For a truly magical cruise, choose a nighttime or full moon ride, lit by the stars, moon and lights from the gondola. These are the full moon dates for this year. The moon is nearly full 2 days before and 2 days after the date.
- May 11
- June 9
- July 9
- August 7
- September 7
- October 5