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Three-Island Venice Boat Tours

Sestiere San Marco 1063, 30124 Venice, Italy
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Totally unethical service

For new account we were offered 10% discount on our first purchase. We did not received a code and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
NSharma17
HORRIBLE AND UNETHICAL SERVICE BY THE BOAT TOUR AT SAN MARCO

My family booked tickets for the 4 hour boat tour which would take us to the nearby islands for a... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Amanda Y
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Sestiere San Marco 1063, 30124 Venice, Italy
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"coloured houses"
in 11 reviews
"glass making"
in 8 reviews
"lace shops"
in 3 reviews
"lovely islands"
in 2 reviews
"half day sightseeing"
in 2 reviews
"burano torcello"
in 3 reviews
"glass factory in murano"
in 2 reviews
"second stop"
in 2 reviews
"glass blower"
in 3 reviews
"amazing glass"
in 2 reviews
"recommend this trip"
in 2 reviews
"lots of shops"
in 3 reviews
"pay euros"
in 2 reviews
"ticket office"
in 2 reviews
"photo opportunities"
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"well worth the money"
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"take your time"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

For new account we were offered 10% discount on our first purchase. We did not received a code and when called the lady asked for all my credit card details. When asked for a code as we were not comfortable in sharing our code on...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

My family booked tickets for the 4 hour boat tour which would take us to the nearby islands for a visit. The ticket and ticket counter personal told us to arrive 15 minutes before departure. We did so diligently. To our great disappointment when it...More

2  Thank Amanda Y
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

A good overview of the main three islands of interest, Murano, Burano and Torcello but with hindsight we would have taken the public waterbus service as there was just not enough time allowed in each place - only around 50 minutes. Felt rushed and they...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Best advice is to use the regular boats so you can hop and hop off at your leisure. This tour was all very rushed with no time to look around and explore. Easy to do yourself and the boats are pretty regular

1  Thank Kay W
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Visited 3 islands on the trip. Guide gave us facts as we travelled between islands, thought we were on a English speaking tour however this include Italian, Spanish and French renditions of the same facts making the narrative very disjointed. On Murano we were shepherded...More

1  Thank agfoxw
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

We had plenty of time and thought to skip the private tour and the high cost and do this great excursion on our own. It was a way to get away from the busy main island, so we took a vaporetto and drove from island...More

2  Thank greekcypriot2009
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We purchased the tour through Viator but local agency was Alilaguna. Have the voucher exchange for a ticket then line up at least 15mins before departure time. Boarded the boat with around 50 other persons. The tour guide she is great as she is multilingual....More

1  Thank mapvg
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We had toyed with the idea of visiting the islands ourselves but the cost of the 4.5 hour tour was the same as the boat ticket to all the islands at €20 per person. The guide gave information in 4 different languages as we made...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Our guide Kettey was very good, we enjoyed her conversation and knowledge of the islands. She met us at our hotel and after a 10 minute walk we boarded a small boat over to Burano. We spent at least 2 hrs on Burano walking around,...More

2  Thank Rick B
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

A cost effective, cheap tour but time limited. We didn't do the glass factory as we had done it the day before without realising it was part of this tour. Enjoyable boat rides and tour guide on the boat only. Time to wander around each...More

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San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one
of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza
San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica,
clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops,
orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand
pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring
campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower,
plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and
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14SCL
20 May 2017|
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Response from Ellen T | Reviewed this property |
There are booths in canariggio by the train station and vaparettos where you can get tickets and redeem them once you get on the boat. Enjoy
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Lea B
19 September 2016|
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Response from Noelle D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. Had trouble posting my response. There are a few stops. We used the one right by the Venice train station where they sell the tickets for the tour.
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kanjer2015
9 January 2016|
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Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I strongly recommend you not to buy a tour to visit the 3 islands. I've just done it and it isn't (the tour) worth the money. We just didn't have enough time to visit the island, which is very sad because they are... More
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