1 Hour Private Boat Ride along Rivers and Canals

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in Russia
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Tour description

This evening tour is one of the easiest and most comfortable way to see St. Petersburg. You will have one hour boat ride along rivers and canals, see magnificent mentions of Russian nobility, enjoy panoramic views of the Neva river as well as famous draw bridges and embankments. This is the private boat ride with your personal tour guide. The tour can start any time.

Your guide and driver will pick you up at the pier and bring you to the city center where your boat ride starts. Your guide will show you the city from a totally different perspective. You will enjoy wonderful views of famous draw bridges, panoramic views of the Neva river, the Moyka river and the Fountain river, see beautiful palaces of the Royal family and Russian aristocrats. One of the most fabulous views opens over the Peter and Paul Fortress, the Yusupov palace and the Hermitage. During this tour you will get to know more about the history and the development of canals in the city and learn some fascinating stories from the past about Russian tsars and their favourites. The canal tour lasts for one hour and at the end of the tour you will be brought back to your ship.

What's included

  • Guide services
  • Transfer by car/mini van
  • Boat fees

What's not included

  • Gratuities


  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Excellent value for money
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors