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19 Apr 2018
“Venice in Sarasota”
12 Apr 2018
“Sarasota Gondola Ride is "One of a Kind"”
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5353 S Tamiami Trl, Sarasota, FL 34231-4269
+1 941-954-1051
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

What a fun activity to do in Sarasota! It’s a beautiful gondola ride and Boris makes it such a fun, memorable experience! Highly recommended!

Thank S A
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Wow, what a fun adventure for my wife and her friends. Boris was very professional and created an experience that was like being in Venice with his voice and serenade. The Gondola ride lasted one hour and although my part was taking some pictures for...More

1  Thank Alan M
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Tonight we were on the water in Floridian Venice on a beautiful #sarasotagondola ! We had so much fun with girls sitting in gondola with champagne 🍾 , beautifull romantic music and listening our amazing gondolier Boris, who was serenading us!!! πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜œπŸ‘ I had no...More

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 8 April 2018

I believe "Sarasota Gondola' is one of the exquisite and fun entertainments in Florida! Boris was just wonderful, attentive and fun, he gave an unforgettable ride with beautiful scenery on his gondola and sang us romantic Italian songs! We were completely charmed by all this...More

2  Thank Zlata Zlatik Z
Reviewed 17 April 2017

My Husband and I had an appointment at a certain time. He called us and made us get on with another couple when originally we were suppose to enjoy the ride alone. We were celebrating Valentine's Day the weekend before since it fell on a...More

1  Thank Rick N Janice R
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Boris called today to remind us of our reservation time and we were instructed not to be late. We arrived early and he ran fifteen minutes late himself. He cut our thirty minute ride down to 22 minutes, sang one song and was completely rude....More

1  Thank Gayle B
SarasotaGondola, Owner at Sarasota Gondola, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

I'm sorry, Gayle, if you had bad experience on the gondola, but your Groupon certificate wasn't for a private ride. If you wanted to be alone on the Gondola you just had to say so, I would gladly discuss that option with you. Your forty...More

Reviewed 29 April 2016

If you are looking for something unique, this is a great attraction. The owner Boris was very friendly, provided music and he sang (very good) Ole sole mio to me and my fiance during our ride. Not a very picturesque surroundings, but the gondola is...More

Thank mjhaugland
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Unfortunately, our ride started over an hour late, because there were some technical difficulties with the gondola. Be sure to bring sunscreen and a hat, because you are out in the sun with no shade. After waiting 15 minutes, we decided to head inside to...More

Thank Donna W
Reviewed 10 April 2016

This was the second time I have been out with Sarasota Gondola. The first time, our Gondolier was Daniel, a.k.a. Giovanni. :) And that was spectacular. Most recently, I booked a trip with Boris, the founder of the company and Daniel's dad. It was during...More

1  Thank Lisa F
Reviewed 1 February 2016

We took 5 friends out for a trip this past Saturday. While waiting for our group to gather we had cocktails at Phillippi Creek restaurant and the boarded at the dock behind the restaurant. Location made it so convenient for parking and getting our group...More

1  Thank Gstflorida53
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Aida B
20 February 2016|
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Response from SarasotaGondola | Property representative |
Hello! We are doing Gondola rides every day, except Monday, 12-3 and 5-8 every half an hour or one hour depends on reservation by reservations only. To reserve the ride and for any questions please call (941)954-1051. Thank... More
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9 March 2015|
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Response from SarasotaGondola | Property representative |
$25 per person for 1/2 hour; $100 for private ride (up to 8 people) for 1/2 hour ; $200 for private ride (up to 8 people) for 1 hour.
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