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Excellent Lake Tahoe experience that is not to be missed!

My gondola cruise was supposed to be at 6 pm, but due to heavy winds it was moved to 9 pm. I sure... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Norwalk, California
Starlit and Beautiful

My husband and I enjoyed our last evening in South Lake Tahoe with a peaceful Gondola ride... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Cindy B
Fairlawn, Ohio, United States
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Venetian Gondola cruises through the Tahoe Keys Marina. Great for date nights, girls night out, families, friends, loved ones marriage proposals, anniversaries, and even just time on the lake!
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2435 Venice Dr E, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150-3354
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My gondola cruise was supposed to be at 6 pm, but due to heavy winds it was moved to 9 pm. I sure am glad it was because seeing the infinite stars in the beautifully clear sky on the dark water was magical. Our gondolier,...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I enjoyed our last evening in South Lake Tahoe with a peaceful Gondola ride celebrating our late 27th year anniversary (our anniversary is actually in June) but we didn't want to come at the height of the tourist season. We did the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Can’t remember a more beautiful night, highlighted by a serene gondola ride through the marina. A perfect way to celebrate our 20th year anniversary. Thank you for such a memorable experience.

Thank jxjuarez
Reviewed 1 week ago

We 2 couples enjoyed the relaxing sunset cruise on the crystal clear waters surrounded by the mountains of the world famous Lake Tahoe. Jake serenaded us. The five of us shared a bottle of wine & shared our hiking experiences in the Sierras adjacent, glowing...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the sunset cruise with Freeman, he was knowledgeable and pleasant. What a great way to get out on the quiet water while someone else does the rowing and all you have to do is relax and take in the beautiful scenery.

Thank mattaclan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a beautiful sunset gondola cruise through the keys in Tahoe complete with an Italian Song (Santa Lucia) sung by Jake our gondolier.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The idea of Tahoe Amore is great - a rustic cruise on a picturesque body of water. They are indeed unique, as the only gondola operator on the lake. To set expectations appropriately, be aware that the cruise is spent predominantly in the marina area....More

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Drew S, Owner at Tahoe Amore, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

This review was very confusing- went left, then right, then left again. Based on most our other reviews this one seems a little out of place- next time you’re free respond back to the confirmation email you got when you booked the cruise- I, the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic experience. Friendly and knowledgeable guide made the ride even more memorable. The views of the mountains around Lake Tahoe were stunning.

Thank Irish S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our informative guide, Fremen, made the smooth tour all the more enjoyable. The calm water and clear sunset provide for a very memorable experience.

Thank Rich M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the privilege of meeting Jake. He was fantastic. We've been visiting Lake Tahoe now our 4th year in a row. He talked about the many things we could do in Tahoe. He was funny and polite and made our first Venitian Gondola experience...More

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Chandra F
April 10, 2018|
Response from Drew S | Property representative |
The gondoliers definitely do talk, but if you want something unique where he’s keeping to himself call ahead and tell your plan. It’s definitely not cheesy- bring as much wine/champagne as you’d like - cups, music, and... More
Arlette S
October 31, 2017|
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Response from Drew S | Property representative |
Hello! Unfortunately no we are closed for the winter. We’ll re open in the spring of 18’! Ciao ciao!
Arlette S
October 31, 2017|
Response from Freeman G |
No! Unfortunately (due to weather conditions) gondolas with ice skates look really strange!!