Rent a boat in Venice's lagoon

Go on a sail trip in Venice's lagoon

Experience the Lagoon near Venice in peace and quiet. Get away from the tourists while enjoying Venice from a whole new perspective - at your own pace. You are your own captain. Discover the islands Torcello, Certosa, Vignole and Sant'Erasmo when you rent our electric boats. Enjoy a unique social boating experience with friends, family or colleagues from La Certosa. Buy drinks and snacks or bring your own.

Seats up to 8 people

No license required

Swimming allowed!

Silent, electric motor far away from the tourists

Photo: Simon Padovani

Photo: Simon Padovani

Rent a boat in La Certosa near Venice

It's easy to rent a boat in Venice with GoBoat. Just book online and show up 15 minutes before the booked time at La Certosa. The person renting must be 18 years old. We recommend to book online but maybe you're lucky that we have available boats.

Seen all the touristy sights? Do you want your own experience on the Venice water? Then the GoBoat experience is perfect for you!

We'll teach you how to sail and instruct you about the rules. No license required. Have a look at how sailing a GoBoat works.

Rules and information about renting a GoBoat in Venice:

  • Our opening hours are from 10.30 am to sunset
  • Swimming allowed - ask crew where on your route on the day
  • 8 people per boat. No license or prior experience needed. 2 items of alcohol permitted per person - none for the captain
  • A GoBoat's speed is about 3 knots (5-7 km/h) so you can focus on each other and the Lagoon's sights
  • Online rebooking until 24 hours before departure. Refund available before 72 hours before departure.

Pricing for GoBoat Venice

Choose the number of hours that suits your trip. Each boat can accommodate up to 8 people. Keep an eye on the booking system to see the actual price for your date and time. The below are examples.

1.5 + 2 hours

Flamingo and bird watching

Sail by bird sanctuaries, artichoke gardens, historical sites and flamingos

  • Barena
  • Sant'Erasmo
  • Lazzaretto Nuovo
  • Flamingo watching
  • Enjoy a picnic at BAReNa (2 hours)
  • Swimming allowed (follow crew instructions)



3 hours

Picnic at Sant'Erasmo

Picnic break at Sant'Erasmo and enjoy bird sanctuaries, artichoke gardens & historical sites

  • Barena
  • Lazzaretto Nuovo
  • Sant'Erasmo
  • 45 min picnic on Sant'Erasmo
  • Swimming allowed (follow crew instructions)



Most popular
4 hours

Burano or San Francesco del Deserto

Sail around Burano OR explore the monastery of San Francesco del Deserto, enjoy bird sanctuaries, artichoke gardens and historical sites

  • Barena
  • Lazzaretto Nuovo
  • Sant'Erasmo
  • Burano
  • Moor at and visit the Monastery of San Francesco del Deserto
  • Swimming allowed (follow crew instructions)



6 hours

Mazzorbo and Burano tour

Sail to and Moor at Mazzorbo to enjoy Burano on foot, sail next to bird sanctuaries, artichoke gardens & historical sites

  • Barena
  • Lazzaretto Nuovo
  • Sant'Erasmo
  • Walk around in Burano
  • Moor at Mazzorbo
  • Swimming allowed (follow crew instructions)



Sailing area in the Lagoon of Venice

Navigate through the Lagoon of Venice with our map. Take a look at the sailing area to prepare yourself for a great trip on the water. You set sail from La Certosa and sail through the lagoon. You'll also have access to the digital map in the boat.

Things to see:

  • Certosa
  • Mazzorbo
  • Vignole
  • Sant' Erasmo
  • Burrano
Cover image map Odense GoBoat

Venice from the water

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Arrow right

Enjoy the beautiful and colorful Christianshavnskanal.


Sailing at sun set gives a whole new appreciation of Copenhagen.


Blox is agathering place for architecture, design and sustainable urban development.


Take your four legged friends with you on the water for free.


Sailing is a social experience. Bring your friends and enjoy Copenhagen.


Lille Langebro is a bridge exclusively for biking and walking - and of course to sail under.


Paddle boarding is well beloved all over the Copenhagen harbor.


Enjoy a picnic at sea

We recommend taking food and drinks with you on your trip. You can buy both drinks and snacks at GoBoat. If you book online, we'll have it ready for your when you arrive. Or add drinks and snacks at check in.

If you would like to order food on board, you can pre order food with your booking. You'll sail 5 min to Green Island, where you can pick up the food (we'll point you in the right direction). Food from Green Iland is available at selected times. The booking system will let you know.

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Find GoBoat in Venice

  • Our address is: Isola della Certosa, 30141 Venezia.
  • Check the booking system for specific opening hours.
  • Public transportation: The public water bus line 4.1 and 4.2 stop a few minutes from GoBoat. the waterbus stop on Certosa in on request! When you are on board, you must ask the water bus driver to stop in Certosa.
  • Find us on Google Maps here.