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3117 Harborview Dr, Gig Harbor, WA 98335-2124
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Reviewed yesterday

We have treated some of our family to John's Gondola rides in the past. This time we wanted our special friends to experience this and we wanted to join them so the four of us took this gondola ride in Gig Harbor. John, the owner...More

Thank Thom S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a gondola ride for our anniversary in order to do something new and different. It was amazing! A beautiful ride, amazing conversation, tasty snacks, and even a song! It was so relaxing and thoroughly fun! We will do it again for sure. Don't...More

Thank Amy D
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Gig Harbor Gondola exceeded all my expectations and then some - and the owner, John, is absolutely fantastic. I was planning a surprise for my girlfriend, and needed a boat to pick my girlfriend and I up from a Seaplane in the Gig Harbor marina...More

Thank Oliver M
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Our family came to Gig Harbor for a wedding and never imagined that we would find an authentic Venetian gondola there. What a wonderful surprise! We booked with John and again were surprised by just how awesome the whole experience was. From the comfort of...More

Thank lindaincasper
Reviewed 7 May 2018

We had a great time, the weather was perfect and our gondolier was awesome. The basket of goodies was plenty for the four of us, and he has a lovely voice.'O Sole Mio and Santa Lucia almost sounded like Pavarotti . Highly recommend for locals...More

Thank RoxieGirl2016
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Short of flying to Italy, riding in an authentic Venetian gondola in Gig Harbor, WA is the next-best option. Two to six people can ride for 60-90 minutes with John as he tells stories about the past and present history of Gig Harbor, his passion...More

Thank tghiemstra
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Let me start out by saying, I used to live in the Gig Harbor area about 38 years ago and now return here with my husband to visit family. While we are in the area, we like to take a day to ourselves, to get...More

Thank idahowalker
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This was a early celebration for my husbands birthday and to take advantage or the experience and take photo's for our Christmas card. The owner is really nice and knowledgeable. He's also has a wonderful voice and gave us a military discount. You get a...More

Thank Trinity C
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I took the gondola to celebrate our anniversary - the boat is awesome and unique and can seat 6 people - the dock is easy to access from the street - John is extremely friendly and inviting - our favorite part was...More

Thank Travelholix
Reviewed 3 August 2017

My husband and I enjoyed the beautiful and relaxing tour of Gig Harbor in this amazing gondola. Our Gondolier John was fantastic. We were very interested in the history of gondoliering and Gig Harbor and John provided a lot of information about both. John also...More

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Cynthia A
25 May 2018|
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Response from RoxieGirl2016 | Reviewed this property |
up to 6 people, we had 4
5 March 2017|
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Response from Gig Harbor G | Property representative |
Ciao! Thank you for asking. October can be chilly, but not horrible enough to keep you off the water. I have a lot of blankets on board and distribute hand warmers during that time of year. Bringing something hot to drink... More