Lake Merritt, California
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Gift Certificates Make a reservation We are now offering gondola cruises on exciting Lake Merritt seven days a week.

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Our tours are always private. We operate on a reservation basis. While most people come as couple, you can reserve a party of up to 6 passengers per gondola. Please choose the package that best serves your needs. If you have questions about the reservation process, please see our frequently asked questions.


Marco Polo

A 30 minute private gondola tour. $40 for the first couple. $10 per each additional person. Request a reservation.

Casanova
A 50 minute private gondola tour. $65 for the first couple. $10 per each additional person. Request a reservation.

Promessi Sposi
For photo or film shoots. Perfect for engagement photos, family portraits, wedding shots or any other occasion. We work with your photographer to capture that special moment. $225 for the first couple. $10 per each additional person. Request a reservation.

We may be able to accomodate special requests such as a shuttle tour, group tours, or party tours. Customized packages may be available.

Group Tours
$150 an hour for groups of thirteen people or more. We offer multiple mini tours within the hour to accomodate a group of any size. To help us customize your party needs, call for more details. 866-SERVIZIO.

Parking
Parking is available at the restaurant, by valet, or on the street. Pass through the Lake Chalet Restaurant to get to the boating dock or inquire at the front desk. We encourage guests to arrive early and enjoy the all the amenities our destination has to offer.

Directions
From San Francisco
From the South Bay
From the North Bay

From San Francisco:
Merge onto I-80 E via the ramp on the left toward Oakland.
Merge onto I-580 E toward CA-24/Hayward-Stockton.
Merge onto I-980 W.
Take the I-880 S exit.
Take the Jackson Street exit.
Stay straight to go onto 5th Street.
Turn left onto Oak Street.
Oak Street becomes Lakeside Drive
1520 Lakeside Drive is on the right.

From the South Bay:
Merge onto I-880 N toward Oakland.
Take the Oak Street exit toward Lakeside Drive.
Turn right onto Oak Street.
Oak Street becomes Lakeside Drive.
1520 Lakeside Drive is on the right.

From the North Bay:
Merge onto I-80 W toward San Francisco.
Take I-580 toward Hayward.
Exit Harrison, go right off the exit.
Take Harrison to Madison street and veer right
Make a left on 14th Street.
Make the first left onto Lakeside Drive.
1520 Lakeside Drive is on the right.

Mailing address:
Gondola Servizio
1520 Lakeside Drive
Oakland, CA 94612