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

Experience a 1.5-hour exploration of Venice's Lagoon
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Highlights of the 1½-hour route

Embark on a captivating sailing tour through Venice's lagoon, where you'll pass the rarely submerged tidal lands of Barena, cherished by nesting lagoon birds (please keep your distance). Sail by Sant'Erasmo, Venice's renowned vegetable garden famous for its delectable artichokes. Discover the historical Lazzaretto Nuovo, where ships once quarantined for 40 days during the Black Plague. Along the way, don't miss the chance to witness the graceful flamingos adorning the shallow banks.



Lazzaretto Nuovo

Flamingo watching


Navigate easily with our map

Navigate through the Venice Lagoon with our map. Take a look at the sailing area and your route to prepare yourself for a great trip on the water. You'll also find the map attached to the picnic table in the boat. In the boat, you'll be able to follow our route digitally as well to ensure the safety of you and fellow travelers on the water.

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 Island. 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 in Venice? 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 and routes. 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
  • 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.
Merchandise and picnic on GoBoat

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