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The Gondola Company

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Address: 503 Grand Caribe Cswy Ste C, Coronado, CA 92118-3303
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+1 619-429-6317
11:00 - 00:00
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The Gondola Company is your Passport to Italy. Indulge in all the magic and...

The Gondola Company is your Passport to Italy. Indulge in all the magic and tradition of Venice right here in San Diego as you gently cruise in a private gondola through the enchanting canals of the Coronado Cays. Whether it’s a relaxing journey or a romantic adventure, each cruise is A Truly Memorable Experience.

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Very nice and relaxing

This was a really nice and different activity to do especially for couples! Very romantic! We went at around the sunset time and got a nice bottle of wine to drink while our... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2017
Diane H
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 6 April 2017

This was a really nice and different activity to do especially for couples! Very romantic! We went at around the sunset time and got a nice bottle of wine to drink while our guide, Giani, did all the work. He was a lot of fun, gave us interesting info about the boats, houses and history of the area. It is... More 

Thank Diane H
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

We took a Gondola Ride after my in-laws were given a gift certificate for a "float'. I was a bit pessimistic but have to say we really enjoyed our unique experience. The guide takes you among the canals of the homes nearby where you learn about the owners and history of the area. Enjoyed watching the sunset as we sipped... More 

Thank Tastalot
Santa Clara, California
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Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

We were able to book same day last minute during the day "during the week of the storm" and they were very nice and friendly. We took it by ear waiting on the weather and it broke, sun came out, got a confirmation called as promised and we were on! We grabbed a bottle of wine and headed down to... More 

Thank mark4027
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great gondola ride! Wonderful Sunset! Definitely bring some beverages. Worth the trip a little out of town. Uber costs about $10 from downtown.

Thank Katwatts0022
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This was such a great little adventure. We had the most amazing gondolier who sang to us and shared fun information about the homes and boats we floated by. We then sat in the harbor area and finished our wine while watching the sunset. I would highly recommend the business.

Thank Darci B
Coronado, California
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210 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I've taken a few gondola rides for special occasions and it's always something very special to do! My office is practically next door to them, if you could hear the comments from everyone as they depart, it's jist a beautiful experience!

Thank Dany Z
Las Vegas, Nevada
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35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

Family of 4 in one gondola...through the Coronado Cays that I didn't even know existed... The employees are very accommodating ...the gondolier sang and was breathtaking... I felt like I was in Venice

Thank Kitty M
San Diego, California
1 review
Reviewed 3 September 2016

This was a most magnificent way of proposing to the one you love. Our gondolier was experienced and had an incredible voice which he shared with us going through some of the canals of Coronado. We will definitely do this again!

Thank charlie37830
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42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I really enjoyed our time together on the gondola. We tried to get a sunset cruise, but it was full. We went during the time slot just after sunset and were not disappointed. They have Italian music playing in the gondola. The gondolier propelling the gondola was very skillful. They had warm blankets available for when it... More 

Thank Ted W
Escondido, California
1 review
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We really enjoyed our first gondola trip in Coronado and it won't be our last, The Gondola Company people took great care of us and provided a fun time for my wife & I. The gondola we were in came from Italy & was totally authentic in all ways, it was the same as what we rode when we visited... More 

Thank Jerry B

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