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Address: 3431 Via Oporto, Suite D, Newport Beach, CA 92663-3902
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+1 949-675-1212
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12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Romantic gondola cruises in Newport's original Venetian-style rowing...

Romantic gondola cruises in Newport's original Venetian-style rowing gondolas. Voted "Best Place to Take a Date in OC" and "One of the Top 10 Destinations in So. CA" Birthdays, anniversaries, gliding through one of the most beautiful harbors in the world. Reservations required.

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Fantastic Experience

The weather cooperated wonderfully, the water was smooth, and our gondolier was tremendous. Parker was polite, respectful and very unobtrusive on a peaceful, idyllic cruise. I... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed April 2, 2016
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Los Angeles, California

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Orange, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

My husband and I took a gondola ride in Newport Beach for our wedding anniversary. Our gondolier, Parker, did a great job, he was helpful getting into and out of the gondolier and was very personable. Our ride was smooth and not hurried. It was very pleasant. My only reservations were that we could not hear the music he was... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2016

The weather cooperated wonderfully, the water was smooth, and our gondolier was tremendous. Parker was polite, respectful and very unobtrusive on a peaceful, idyllic cruise. I highly recommend the Gondola Company of Newport!

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Lake Forest, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2015

As part of our 29th wedding anniversary celebration, we did a one hour gondola cruise around Newport Cove. It was very peaceful and we brought our own wine and cheese, crackers and snacks. Very fun and entertaining; the gondolier was able to give a little history and point out sites along the trip. We stopped at the bridge and took... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2015

First, the good news: I had the pleasure of corresponding and talking with Ella. I first telephoned the company attempting to get a time for Valentine's Day, but they were completely booked. Instead of just writing me off, Ella suggested we come in on Friday, with a 6:30pm opening. Because of rush our traffic, it took us 1.5 hours to... More 

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Newport Beach
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2014

The weather was perfect, the harbor beautiful and the folks at Gondola Company were great. I booked the ride a few days ago on a whim because the weather was so nice at the beach. My hub felt like it was a special occasion and we were treated as such. I wish all get away weekends were so fun. It... More 

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Kihei
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2013

I grew up in Huntington & Newport beach and wanted to show my daughters some of my memories, we picked up my sister (who lives in Newport & Kim told us about the Gondola ride). It was wonderful! The ride was so beautiful! Mike Olsen was so charming, he went above and beyond to make that night our favorite memory... More 

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Escondido, California
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28 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2011

I purchased a Groupon for a Gondola ride for up to four individuals, it was only my boyfriend and I though. Very romantic. They take you through the harbor, in the "backyard" of BEAUTIFUL homes. You go under several bridges. They also provide bread, salami, cheese, Hershey's kisses and sparkling cider. You are welcome to bring your own bottle of... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2011

My wife and I took a gondola trip for our anniversary. We went in mid-October, and I scheduled the trip to begin just before sundown. The evening was cool, but not windy. The Gondola company was very friendly and helpful in making the arrangements. Our Gondolier was courteous and very professional. The Gondola company provided a rather warm blanket for... More 

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Southern California
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2010

I took my boyfriend on a Gondola Cruise and we had a great time! The staff is excellent and made sure it was a wonderful experience. I surprised my boyfriend with it for Valentine's Day and he had no clue this even existed. I highly recommend Gondola Cruises of Newport- the scenery is beautiful in the Newport Beach canals and... More 

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