Romantic Gondola Cruise

From: $145   Region: Dallas (View all 29 Dallas experiences)


Irving, TX


Daily - 9:00 AM to 10:00 PM

*Rates do not apply for the week of Valentine's Day, holidays and specialty cruises

Escape the hustle and bustle of Dallas and sail away on a romantic gondola cruise through the Mandalay Canal and Lake Carolyn.
  • Climb aboard your own private gondola and sit back, relax and let your friendly gondolier take you on a cruise you won't soon forget
  • Enjoy a box of gourmet chocolates and your choice of sparkling cider or imported Italian mineral water
  • Your gondoliers have been voted as a #1 attraction on and appeared on the cover of American Way magazine
  • A truly romantic experience!

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Romantic, relaxing, memorable... These are just a few words to describe an afternoon spent with the one you love aboard an authentic gondola.

Once you climb aboard, your friendly gondolier will invite you to sit back, relax and enjoy a box of gourmet chocolates as you embark on your cruise.

You'll glide through the Mandalay Canals and Lake Carolyn in Las Colinas. The narrow Mandaly canals have several private inlets with refreshing waterfall views.

There's no more special way to spend a day on the water than with this romantic gondola cruise!

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Essential Information:
Includes a box of gourmet chocolates, a blanket to keep you warm, and your choice of either a bottle of sparkling cider or imported Italian sparkling mineral water.

Please advise if any participant weighs over 300 lbs so that appropriate accommodations may be made.

1 hour or 1.5 hours depending upon option selected.

Maximum Participants:
Your private gondola can accommodate up to 6 passengers. For groups larger than 2 passengers, please contact Cloud 9 Living for pricing.

This experience is only for those on the gondola.

Weather Dependent:
This experience is weather dependent, please contact your experience provider with any questions or concerns regarding weather. If your experience is cancelled due to inclement weather, you will reschedule directly with the experience provider.

What to Wear:
Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing appropriate for the season. Sunscreen, hats and sunglasses are recommended.

Booking Information:
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 14 days in advance of intended date.

Cancellation Policy:
Prior to scheduling/booking a date for this experience, Cloud 9's standard return and exchange policy shall apply. Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, all bookings are final and no cancellations or rescheduling will be allowed. If your experience is cancelled due to inclement weather, you will reschedule directly with the experience provider.

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  1. Is the cruise just for romantics?
    No. Groups of up to 6 may join the cruise, just contact Cloud 9 Living for pricing for larger groups.
  2. What if it rains?
    In the event of inclement weather, a rain check will be issued which can be redeemed at your convenience for up to a year.
  3. Will there be anyone else on my cruise besides me and my date/companions?
    No, this is a private charter just for you.
  4. Are children allowed?
    Yes, you may bring children aboard the gondola.  Children under 5 years of age are free.
  5. Do the gondolas have life jackets aboard?
    Yes, all of the gondolas have life jackets under the deck.  If you would like to war one or would like any children aboard to wear them, please advise at the time of your reservation.
  6. Can I bring my own bottle of wine or champagne on the gondola?
    No, due to liquor license laws, any alcohol brought aboard must be purchased from the hotel where the charter begins. Cloud 9 Living will provide you with detailed instructions upon booking.

Customer Reviews:

  • Romantic Gondola Cruise

  • September 11, 2013

  • 5

  • Dallas

"We really enjoyed the ride. It was hot and steamy but the gondlier made it fun and time passed away so so fast. I would do it again in a heart beat but in cooler weather. "

  • Romantic Gondola Cruise

  • November 28, 2012

  • 5

  • Dallas

"Our Gondolier (I think his name was Johnny) was absolutely terriffic. Friendly, knowledgable about the areas we went through, and boy, what a voice! He sang four songs for us, and he was just great. We are so happy we had this experience. Thank you!!"