Grand Canal Cruise, Venice

$ 54.99 / AED 201.82 per person


  • Experience Venice from the water in a private motor launch
  • Acquaint yourself with the history of Venice and its reign as a powerful maritime republic
  • A guide will accompany you and point out the main Venice attractions from the launch
  • Discover hidden canals and waterways that most tourists never see
  • Enjoy wonderful view of some of the most iconic monuments of Venice
  • See Venetian patrician homes, traditional palazzos, and famous churches

Activity Schedule

22 Oct 18 - 31 Mar 19: 3:15pm on Monday to Saturday
01 Apr 19 - 13 Oct 19: 4:00pm & 5:00pm on Monday to Saturday, 4:30pm & 5:30pm on Sunday
14 Oct 19 - 20 Oct 19: 4:00pm & 5:00pm on Monday to Saturday
21 Oct 19 - 31 Oct 19: 3:15pm on Monday to Saturday


The Grand Canal meanders through Venice and a cruise is an excellent way to see the city’s landmarks: palazzos, courthouses, markets and bridges. The French writer, Philippe de Commines in the 15th century described the Grand Canal as the “finest street in the world”

A visit to Venice is incomplete without a cruise on the Grand Canal. Don't miss!

Hop on the motor launch at the meeting point to begin your Grand Canal Cruise.

Cruise down the Grand Canal, from where you will get a wonderful view of some of the most iconic monuments of Venice such as the Santa Maria della Salute, Ca d’Oro and the Rialto Bridge. Your guide will point out all the buildings of interest on the way and enthrall you with fascinating stories from the past.

The mini motor launch allows you to cruise along some of the minor canals that will show you the hidden side of Venice which most tourists never see.

Your cruise will end at the original point of departure.


English-speaking driver-cum-guide Transport by luxury motor boat


Hotel pick up & drop off

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers of the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. This tour can easily be taken by those arriving at Venice as part of a cruise. Most cruise companies offer water taxi transfers into St Marks Square (approx 10 minutes). Alternatively, if you have more time and would like to explore the enchanting back streets of Venice you can take a walk for around an hour or so.

Customer reviews

The tour was well organised and started on time. We were a small group which was great and the guide spoke very good English, was very knowledgeable and friendly. My only...

United Kingdom, 21/Sep/2017

Great Tour Excellent Guide Unique

Very nice Tour, Not a Gondola but a Motorboat Which covers more in less time besides it is also off the beaten track which means you learn much more things about venice that are...

Turkey, 14/Apr/2016

Great Experience for a Solo Traveler

This is a great tour if you wanting a short tour (1 hour) of the Grand Canal in Venice. Our tour guide was incredibly knowledgeable and helpful. It was a great way to see the...

United Kingdom, 07/Sep/2017

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