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River Boat Tour in St. Petersburg with Private Guide - Drawbridge and Jazz Boats provided by Friendly Local Guides

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River Boat Tour in St. Petersburg with Private Guide - Drawbridge and Jazz Boats

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  • 1
    Moika Embankment
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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    Pass by
    The State Museum St. Isaac’s Cathedral
    Peter and Paul Fortress
    Palace Bridge
    Summer Palace of Peter the Great
    The General Staff Building
    The State Hermitage Museum
    Stroganov Palace
    Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall
    New Holland Island
  • 2
    Alexander Nevsky Bridge
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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    Pass by
    Troitskiy bridge
    Liteynyy bridge
    Bolsheokhtinsky bridge
    Sampsoniyevskiy Bridge
    Blagoveshchenskiy Bridge
  • 3
    Джазовый ужин-круиз City Blues
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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Important Information
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Friendly local guide
  • Meeting in the hotel
  • Private tour (Note: the boat itself is not private, it is a public boat experience)
  • Multiple start times available
  • Taxi back (on Drawbridge night tours only)
  • Expert advice where to go and what to do after the tour
  • Iconic places for photoshoot
  • Entry/Admission - Moika Embankment
  • Entry/Admission - Alexander Nevsky Bridge
  • Entry/Admission - Джазовый ужин-круиз City Blues
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates only if the weather conditions permit, please dress appropriately
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Peter F wrote a review Oct. 2019
Attleboro3 contributions4 helpful votes
Lovely way to view the city. Lighting by night extremely beautiful. Irina was kind,professional, and very accommodating particularly considering she picked us up at our hotel and walked us to the boat launch. Irina’s English language skills were quite good and we learned a lot
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Date of experience: October 2019
1 Helpful vote
Sof wrote a review Aug. 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Our guide, Alexandra, was kind enough to meet us at our hotel and walk us all the way to the boarding dock. She was very knowledgeable about the city and shared stories/interesting facts about each landmark that we passed by on our way to the boat. Not to mention her english was
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Date of experience: July 2019
1 Helpful vote
LawrenceKwok wrote a review Sep. 2018
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Our guide Kate is fun and always excited and passionate to show us the beauty of her hometown. She is well prepared and knowledgeable to everything about St Petersburg including food, culture, monuments, history, etc. She talks flawlessly in English and we all enjoyed the whole
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1 Helpful vote
moor2croft wrote a review May 2018
Coventry, United Kingdom133 contributions15 helpful votes
tickets can be obtained when you book your red bus tour there are concessions for older tourists.the river tour lasts over 2 hour a is worth it starts and finishes at the Faberge museum you will get to see city from a different angle you can also hop on and rejoin after sight
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Date of experience: May 2018
1 Helpful vote
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Red Sun Tours
Thanks to Red Sun Tours, my wife and I so enjoyed our visit to St. Petersburg last year we returned this year, addi
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amazing Peterhoff
Very professional, Alex was our tour guide. Prior on our tour, she already connected with us via whatsapp, she gave
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Matt S
Amazing "Impressionistic" painter Boris. B Filippov
My wife, son and I recently had a delightful visit to St. Petersburg and Vyborg, Russia--two of my favorite places
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Our tour in St. Petersburg
We spend some very special hours in this magic place with our tour guide Alexandra, a very professional and compete
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Peterhof day tour
Andrey M, Friendly Local Guide of St Petersburg was a great guide not only of Peterhof but its outskirts. Thank you
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Amazing Experience
It was an enriching experience which included very interesting discussions about the place and also about the rumou
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Great Memories from St.Petersburg!
Thanks to Sergey & Andrey, the memories of 3-day tour in St.Petersburg will stay with us forever! Sergey is a grea
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They don’t include transport so be clear about that
An above average tour with a gifted and passionate tour guide, I booked this tour via Viator. The website offer hot
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Malcolm S
A great day in St Petersburg with a fantastic guide
We explored the city on foot, guided by Andrey, who showed an incredible depth of knowledge and passion for this be
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Maria is the best!
It seems like she knows EVERYTHING about the museum and the city. Every detail, everything... And it’s clear how m
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Marco D
Private food and culture walking tour of St. Petersburg
It was a great tour! Kate was a fantastic, very knowledgeable and competent guide! She gave me a detailed insight i
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Kenneth H
Excellent experience
Our tour guide Kate has shown her knowledge and passion to this city which make the trip worth to go.
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Amy C
Best of Saint Petersburg Food tour
Our guide, Katya, took my brother and me through Saint Petersburg on the food tour today. It was simply fantastic!
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Guides - Viator
We were in St. Petersburg for two days and used a private guide (Anna) through Viator. My advice upon visiting St.
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Passionate, charming and intellectual - both our guide and this city
We visited Russia during the World Cup, where we recorded interviews with two Friendly Local Guides for our "Dad an
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  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Russian
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