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Nola Gondola

Address: City Park, New Orleans, LA
Phone Number: 504-450-4400
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Ranked #37 of 205 Activities in New Orleans
Type: Boat Tours, Adventure
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Type: Boat Tours, Adventure

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Toledo Oho
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

Great time - was worried that the 8 pm tour would be too dark, but the lights around beautiful City Park are just enough. And we had a full moon that provided some light. Robert was great and it was the last activity on our 3 day trip. Highly recommend it.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

So, did you get it? This is something you have to do. The gondola is beautiful. The gondolier is the nicest person there can be. What a way to relax for an hour! The views of the park are the best! Do yourself a favor...don't miss out on this one!!!

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Miami, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Robert the owner is very patient and helpful before and during your entire experience. The ride is magical. Highly recommend going at sunset.

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Bradford, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My boyfriend surprised me by taking me on the Gondola, big surprise in itself as I certainly wasn't expecting to see a Gondola in New Orleans, it was beautiful, tranquil, very romantic, Boris and Natasha a pair of black swans were beautiful to see, then my lovely romantic boyfriend proposed, on one knee with a gorgeous ring - I said... More 

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Austin, Minnesota
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

What a different side of the city. A quiet and relaxing rise under bridges, around a lake, with a great guide on a beautiful gondola. Big thumbs up, well worth it for either a romantic rise for a couple or for families with young kids.

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Richmond, Texas
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This ride was awesome I lucked up by getting this booked because someone cancelled. Robert the owner returned my call after I had left a message to see about possible vacancies. As soon as he called I booked the 8pm ride. I and my wife arrived to this wonderful gondola and soft music playing. We were greeted by Robert himself... More 

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McKinney, Texas
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This was a surprise for a birthday, and we went at sunset...all I can say is, "WOW"! Robert, the gondola owner, told us about the history of the gondola, how he had it built in Italy and brought it over, all while listening to Andrea Bocelli and drinking champagne (you can bring your own champagne, he provides glasses and the... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

The gondola was beautiful and the driver efficient. It was super hot and the driver gave us a big umbrella to provide shade. He also provided cheese and crackers and you could bring wine or another beverage that could be chilled in his ice container. It was a beautiful tour of New Orleans City Park.

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Chicago, Illinois
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We got there early and Robert had everything set up already. He's very nice and takes great care of his Gondola. The ride around the park is amazing as well; we got a great view of the sculpture garden and a lot of insight into the history of the park and the wildlife that lives there. Robert really knows his... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I surprised my husband with this on our first night in Nola. I booked the 7p slot, grabbed a bottle of wine, and told the cabbie to drop us at the Museum of Art. He still had no clue as we walked along the jog loop, smiling at kids and families on bikes, enjoying the lake. Soon we arrived at... More 

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