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Venice Sightseeing Boat

Sail the canals of Venice with this sightseeing boat, where you can get on and off as many times as you like. The best way to get to know this beautiful Italian city!

Route and Timetables

Venice tourist boat next to St. Mark's square
Venice tourist boat next to St. Mark's square
Tourist boat along the canals of Venice
Tourist boat along the canals of Venice
Dorsoduro neighbourhood, in Venice
Dorsoduro neighbourhood, in Venice
Sightseeing boat in Venice
Sightseeing boat in Venice

Enjoy the best views of the canals and its main attractions from the boat's panoramic terrace. You 'll pass in front of St Mark's Basilica, the Venetian Arsenal, Santa Maria della Salute Church, among many other landmarks.

Route A

Route A explores the Venetian Lagoon and connects the most emblematic sights of the city. The whole journey takes approximately 150 minutes. 

The boats run every 30 minutes from the following piers: 

  • Santa Lucia Station
  • Tronchetto
  • Venice cruise terminal
  • Royal Gardens
  • Lido Beach
  • Murano Island
  • Zattere Ferry Terminal

Route B

Route B runs every year from April until October. It is the perfect way to discover the islands of Burano, Murano and Torcello. The complete tour takes around 2 hours. 

Check out the routes and stops of this sightseeing boat in the following links:

How does it work?

You will activate your ticket the first time you get on a sightseeing boat. From that moment onwards, you will have 24 or 48 hours (depending on your preference) to hop on and off any of its four piers. 


Route A

  • November to March: departures every 2 hours between 9:06am and 3:45pm. 
  • April to October: departures every 30 minutes between 8:45am and 5:45pm. 

Route B

  • April to September: departures once an hour between 10am and 5pm. 
  • October: departures every 2 hours between 11am and 5pm. 



24 or 48 hours


  Adults Children between 5 and 15 Children under 5
24 Hour Ticket 23 $ 11.5 $ Free
48 Hour Ticket 31 $ 15 $ Free

* All the prices are in U.S. Dollars (USD)


  • Unlimited use of the tourist boats over the selected time.

When to book?

  • Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
  • You can book up to 2 days before (Venice local time) if there are still places available.

Payment methods

  • You will be charged the full amount when the booking is confirmed.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email with a ticket which you can either print out, download on your mobile or tablet to show on the day of the activity.



How to book?

To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

You will receive a confirmation email directly after you’ve completed the booking process. If you have any doubts, please contact our supplier. The contact information is included in the confirmation email.

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