Authentic Venetian Gondola Cruises on Lake Merritt

Gondola Servizio

We have been offering authentic Venetian gondola tours on Lake Merritt in Oakland, California since 1999. We are located at the historic boathouse on Lake Merritt, next to the Lake Chalet Seafood Bar and Grill.


1520 Lakeside Drive

Oakland, CA 94612

(510) 663-6603


As featured in the NY Times


“You can take a gondola — yes, gondola — ride from the Lake Chalet restaurant on Lake Merritt, which serves as a relaxing oasis near downtown.”

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