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Address: 5437 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA
Phone Number: 562-433-9595
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A romantic one-hour Alamitos Bay cruise on an authentic Italian gondola,...

A romantic one-hour Alamitos Bay cruise on an authentic Italian gondola, complete with gondolier (who will croon upon request) and complimentary food basket.

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We absolutely loved this experience!

We took our daughter and two pre- teen granddaughters on this ride. It was perfect. We took a 7:00 PM sunset cruise and the weather was perfect. The staff is very accommodating... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Sally R
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Paso Robles, California, United States

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Paso Robles, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took our daughter and two pre- teen granddaughters on this ride. It was perfect. We took a 7:00 PM sunset cruise and the weather was perfect. The staff is very accommodating and friendly. The views on the ride were stunning. We also paid for a message in the bottle to be found on our ride. What a huge element... More 

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Gondola Getaway is the closest to being in Venice that you can get (and there is no smell of garbage). Take a tour through Alamitos bay with two to 12 guests in a gondola. The gondolas can be found through the canals of Naples with a gondolier singing under the bridges.

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Thank diana s
Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Was here in March and I loved it got my tickets on groupn for much cheaper and it was absolutely amazing make sure to take a picnic basket and a bottle of wine. I also think in the afternoon is better around sunset which is around 7 the ride is an hour long so enjoy

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Thank La_nanchiis
Deming, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

The gondola ride was nice but it needed some more flavor to create the atmosphere more memorable. I would have liked for the gondolier to provide us with more information concerning the area, sing more than one song and be a better singer. I had to consistently had to ask questions in order to make the ride more enjoyable. The... More 

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San Mateo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

My Friends and I were visiting Long Beach, and someone had suggested we try this one hour Gondola ride. It was excellent! The evening was beautiful, very calm waters as we maneuvered through the canals in Naples. Beautiful homes. Our Gondolier serenaded us as well and had a wealth of knowledge of the area. Gary was his name, I would... More 

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Orange County
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We live in the area but have enjoyed the gondola ride repeatedly with our family and visitor's. They are accommodating and offer a unique experience for the area. It is kid friendly and a fun outing day or night. It is especially beautiful at Christmas time. If you are visiting or live nearby it is a must do.

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San Pedro, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Gondola cruise through the Naples Island canals was peacefully beautiful. The gondolier made the ride seem effortless. A lovely community misted in the decorated enchantment of the upcoming holiday season. Dress with style to better enjoy immerse yourself in the elegance of the community. Family friendly with differing sized boats built to accommodate from 2 to 14 people, the Staff... More 

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Only in Long Beach can you get on a gondola having a gondolier take you through the canals of Naples in Long Beach. This can be a romantic adventure, an adventure, or date #2 option. Sit back relax and enjoy. Gondola Getaway has perfected this adventure. You may even think you are in Italy for an hour.

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Riverside County
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a Saturday evening on a gondola. The ride lasted 50 minutes and cost $85.00 for the two of us. Our guide and operator,Jake did a great job with our excursion. Also you are allowed to bring beverages and snacks.

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Costa Mesa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Gondola Getaway is an excellent and affordable option when you are looking for something romantic to do out of the norm. The Naples, Long Beach area is beautiful with the canals making for a lovely ride. (2 of the canal bridges are closed right now for sea wall retrofitting, but you still get a nice cruise.). The staff are all... More 

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