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Gig Harbor Gondola

19 reviews
Gig Harbor, WA, USA
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When my wife told me she booked a gondola ride, I didn’t know at first what to think. I didn’t know such a thing existed here in the US, and I certainly didn’t know what to expect. John, our gondolier, imported his gondola from Venice,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank F7428UOjonw
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Songs by an official gondolier with treats and bring your own wine. We covered with a blanket and toured the harbor in a real (imported) gondola from Italy. Our host gave us many interesting details of the harbor with an authentic "o' solo mia". Fun...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Smiles963
Reviewed October 22, 2018

We have treated some of our family to John's Gondola rides in the past. This time we wanted our special friends to experience this and we wanted to join them so the four of us took this gondola ride in Gig Harbor. John, the owner...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Thom S
Reviewed October 1, 2018

We booked a gondola ride for our anniversary in order to do something new and different. It was amazing! A beautiful ride, amazing conversation, tasty snacks, and even a song! It was so relaxing and thoroughly fun! We will do it again for sure. Don't...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Amy D
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Gig Harbor Gondola exceeded all my expectations and then some - and the owner, John, is absolutely fantastic. I was planning a surprise for my girlfriend, and needed a boat to pick my girlfriend and I up from a Seaplane in the Gig Harbor marina...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 24, 2018

Our family came to Gig Harbor for a wedding and never imagined that we would find an authentic Venetian gondola there. What a wonderful surprise! We booked with John and again were surprised by just how awesome the whole experience was. From the comfort of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank lindaincasper
Reviewed May 7, 2018

We had a great time, the weather was perfect and our gondolier was awesome. The basket of goodies was plenty for the four of us, and he has a lovely voice.'O Sole Mio and Santa Lucia almost sounded like Pavarotti . Highly recommend for locals...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank RoxieGirl2016
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

Short of flying to Italy, riding in an authentic Venetian gondola in Gig Harbor, WA is the next-best option. Two to six people can ride for 60-90 minutes with John as he tells stories about the past and present history of Gig Harbor, his passion...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank tghiemstra
Reviewed August 22, 2017

Let me start out by saying, I used to live in the Gig Harbor area about 38 years ago and now return here with my husband to visit family. While we are in the area, we like to take a day to ourselves, to get...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank idahowalker
Reviewed August 21, 2017

This was a early celebration for my husbands birthday and to take advantage or the experience and take photo's for our Christmas card. The owner is really nice and knowledgeable. He's also has a wonderful voice and gave us a military discount. You get a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Trinity C
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Cynthia A
May 24, 2018|
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Response from RoxieGirl2016 | Reviewed this property |
up to 6 people, we had 4
March 4, 2017|
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Response from Gig Harbor G | Property representative |
Ciao! Thank you for asking. October can be chilly, but not horrible enough to keep you off the water. I have a lot of blankets on board and distribute hand warmers during that time of year. Bringing something hot to drink... More