I wouldn't got on long rides on this but a short ride around the grand canal is a must, this is a must in Venice the Gondola ride and expensive.
Tours and Tickets by Ente Gondola
Discover the famous landmarks and hidden gems of Venice: first by land, and then by water. Accompanied by a local guide, enjoy a leisurely walking tour around the city’s charming bridges, streets, and hidden squares. Admire the unique architecture and Renaissance masterpieces while your guide shares fascinating tales from the history of this former maritime superpower. Then, enjoy a romantic ride through the city’s canals aboard a classic Venetian gondola.