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Gondola Adventures, Inc. provides private, romantic gondola cruises on Lake Carolyn and the Mandalay Canals in Irving (Las Colinas). Conveniently located close to both Dallas and Ft. Worth, this romantic experience for couples comes with chocolates...more
357 West Fork, Irving, TX 75039
+1 855-466-3652
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

These people are crooks! We scheduled Gondola Adventures for our wedding to be the ride out. We were very excited about the experience and happy to pay the excessive cost to have such an experience, until the day of the wedding. They claim to have...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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GondolaAdv, Manager at Gondola Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2018

We are so sorry there were severe, unexpected lightning storms the evening of your wedding. It was so sudden and severe that we actually had to abandon some of our gondolas under bridges for safety reasons - the boats on an open waterway act like...More

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Pros:Absolutely beautiful. We lucked out and had the boat to ourselves. Cons: Trip was unfortunately cut short due to the weather. Overall Review: The guide (Ex Navy guy, I can’t remember his name ☹️) was so friendly and welcoming. Keep in mind when it says...More

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Reviewed June 23, 2018

We try to find different things to do when our kids come for a visit from out-of-state. When they came in June this year, we thought a Gondola ride in the beautiful Los Colinas area would be fun and relaxing, we were not disappointed. Woody,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 12, 2018

While sitting on a small dock behind our hotel, a gondola was passing with a couple. The gondolier yelled across the canal to us, " Excuse, me, but I'm going to have to ask you to get off the dock. It does not belong to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most romantic dates you could ever have in East Texas. Tomy our Gondolier was fantastic. We had the gourmet dinner cruise with a bottle of sparkling cider, Caesar salad, grilled and blackened salmon, corn on the cob, mashed potatoes, and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 13, 2017

This was an absolutely terrible experience from beginning to end. My husband and I were all ready to have a pleasant and romantic evening. We showed up at the appointed location a few minutes early. The gondolier was no where to be found, but we...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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EMM6767, Manager at Gondola Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded August 15, 2017

We're sorry you didn't enjoy your gondola cruise. Sometimes when the person submitting the online review is not the person who booked the cruise, they are not familiar with specific details about the booking. To clarify a few things: 1. Your gondolier was there in...More

Reviewed July 7, 2017

My husband & I were in Dallas for a get-a-way without kids. We did the 1 1/2 hour Dessert Cruise. It was very relaxing & romantic. We enjoyed our gondolier, Conner, who was very knowledgeable about Venetian gondola rides. He sang a few songs &...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 13, 2017

There were 5 women and we were celebrating a birthday. It was a wonderful and relaxing way to end the day. Our gondolier took us all around the lake and canals and played a song on his guitar for us. He answered all of our...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

We had such a great time with Jon as our gondolier. He was a gentleman, very professional and respectful, with a fabulous singing voice to boot! He even filled us in on the places to go and one of his recommendations was our hangout for...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Jean O
Reviewed November 5, 2016

My husband and I celebrated our silver anniversary with an open gondola ride. We had never ridden a gondola before, and we had a great time. Our gondolier was John, and he was very knowledgeable about the area and Italian tradition. He even spoke some...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Lisa G
June 22, 2017|
Response from GondolaAdv | Property representative |
Hi Lisa, thanks for your inquiry. We have a number of different cruises including our Classic Cruise (which comes with a beverage and chocolates) to cruises including lunch, appetizers, dessert, and even a full dinner... More
Elizabeth W
August 26, 2016|
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Response from sheleases | Reviewed this property |
You should be able to. The packages come in half hour and hourly rates. Call them and they'll set you up quickly, just need a credit card.