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Nola Gondola

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Address: City Park, New Orleans, LA
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+1 504-450-4400

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Fun, romantic gondola ride through NOLA's City Park exceeded our expectations!

We were staying near New Orleans for a week and I booked the 5pm gondola ride with Robert to celebrate our 36th anniversary. It turned out to be one of the highlights of our stay... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Teddi_WA_USA
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Seattle, Washington

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were staying near New Orleans for a week and I booked the 5pm gondola ride with Robert to celebrate our 36th anniversary. It turned out to be one of the highlights of our stay. The ride through City Park was just beautiful. Robert was personable and a very interesting character. He'd chat if we wanted, but gave us plenty... More 

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Southwest Gulf Coast, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Such a fun boat ride. Simple and sweet. It was super cool the see the park and museum from the water. Loved every second of our ride!! A memory worth making.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Gondola ride was extremely relaxing and romantic Perfect getaway from the craziness of French Quarter and Bourbon Street Robert was an incredible tour guide

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Kenner, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife & I had a great experience on the gondola. Our guide was friendly & knowledge. We enjoyed seeing all the birds and turtles!

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Words cannot express what an amazing experience this was. I will be recommending to all family a friends. A perfect marriage proposal setting and Robert was perfect.

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Metairie, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Roberto guided us through New Orleans historic City Park, with a ton of great info about the park and it's inhabitants. I was, however, focused on something else. At the end of our magical gondola ride was a destination of my proposal to my future wife. I'm really glad I called Roberto to make this very special day so perfect.... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I recently went on a gondola ride in City Park. We had a great time with Robert as he was very easy going and friendly. He was happy to snap a few photos of us and share historical tidbits of New Orleans. We will definitely take this tour again.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Romantic Italian music, trees, sculptures, music, animals, leisurely ride on a gondola ... in The Big Easy. My wife set this up as a holiday present, and it was a thoughtful gift for a fun experience. Robert the owner / gondola driver (pusher?) told us about his real gondola from Italy by way of Boston as we enjoyed a romantic... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I read Irish311's review mentioning that he proposed on the gondola using a message in a bottle that Robert slipped into the water for him, I knew I had to incorporate a gondola ride into my (quite elaborate) scavenger hunt of a proposal plan. While I was originally worried that a gondola ride after sunset would be a little... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful, started right on time, had glasses and cheese and crackers for us to snack on and played some great Andrea Bocelli. We've ridden a gondola in Venice and this was almost better because we were the only ones on the water. Such a great way to start our first trip to New Orleans!

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Lakeview extends inland from the shores of Lake Pontchartrain with much of the area reserved for family-friendly City Park. Home to the New Orleans Museum of Art, the Besthoff Sculpture Garden, Carousel Gardens Amusement Park, and the city’s own lush Botanical Gardens, City Park is a New Orleans gem and the perfect spot for outdoor fun with as much of a mix of culture and/or amusement as you would like. Beyond City Park more great excuses to stay outside beckon, whether on land or by boat. Developed a good deal later than most other New Orleans neighborhoods, Lakeview has a distinctively different look and feel compared to other parts of the city. Fans of mid century modern design and contemporary architecture particularly enjoy leisurely drives around the residential streets of Lake Vista, Park Island and along Lakeshore Drive.
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