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Gondola Getaway

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Address: 5437 E Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90803-4405
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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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Want to take someone special in a Venice Gondola in Naples in Long Beach

Yes you read correctly. This company has been around since 1983 and provides a unique service that provides a relaxing, romantic get away in Venice replica gondolas that take you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 11, 2016
Bob P
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Santa Monica, California

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Hong Kong, China
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14 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had booked tour for 15th Dec early evening to see the christmas lights. Upon arriving, Gondola Getaway decided to cancel our tour, claiming due to winds. There was no wind, and it appeared they just wanted to close early. Very disappointing, and poor handling by Gondola Getaways - left a bad impression and will not recommend or go again. Candice... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

Yes you read correctly. This company has been around since 1983 and provides a unique service that provides a relaxing, romantic get away in Venice replica gondolas that take you through Naples in the Long Beach Marina!!! Go before the Christmas Holiday and you will see thousands of beautiful holiday lights, listen to carolers singing, and just relax.

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Thank Bob P
Florida
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016

We absolutely loved this. It was peaceful and beautiful. The gondolier was very nice. The setting was gorgeous. We will be doing it again, especially if we have an opportunity to come when the christmas lights are up.

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Riverside, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

A very romantic and charming gondola ride, especially for couples. It was an absolutely relaxing and serene moment for me and my husband. One of my friends told me that they did this for her husband's birthday and they loved it so much and recommend it to us. We did the sunset gondola ride and only two of us were... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

My wife joined me on a business trip to Long Beach and this was on her 'must do' list. We opted for the 8pm gondola for two and were pleasantly surprised to find we could bring our choice of beverages and snacks. We chose a lovely merlot and some munchies and gave it to the lady at the counter who... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

We choose the 7pm Gondola cruise for 4 people, and it was really nice, we opened a bottle of champagne, and a bottle of wine had mini desserts, and we got the perfect sunset. I was celebrating my birthday with my 3 girlfriends, we had pandora for our music back drop, it was just a neat way to start the... More 

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Paso Robles, California, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016

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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Thank Sally R
Long Beach, California
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Deming, New Mexico
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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