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Oakland Marriott City Center

1001 Broadway  Oakland  California  94607  USA 

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Visitor's Guide: Oakland

Gondola Servizio

Lake Cruising
  • Neighborhood: Lake Merritt
  • Category: Fun Days Out


Looking out over the sparkling waters of Lake Merritt, chances are you'll catch a glimpse of an authentic Venetian gondola gliding around. This is the vessel of Gondola Servizio, which operates off the dock at the popular Lake Chalet restaurant and bar. Whether you're out for a special romantic outing (they even let you bring your own wine or champagne and provide glasses) or a daytime cruise with the family around the lake, a gondola ride is always a unique experience. Gondola rides are especially popular during sunset and at night when the lake's famous "necklace of lights" is illuminated and reflecting on the water.

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