Water activity

St. Petersburg: Historic Canal Cruise

St. Petersburg: Historic Canal Cruise

From US$ 14.89 per person

Enjoy a water tour of small rivers and canals with a knowledgable Russian-speaking guide. Gaze upon regal buildings from viewpoints impossible to achieve on foot.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 1.5 hours
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The experience
  • See the unique waterways of the city
  • Explore Russia's cultural center from the water
  • Enjoy a unique vantage point on iconic structures
Full description
Enjoy a leisurely cruise down Saint Petersburg’s canals, the perfect waterways for admiring the intricate architecture of the city. Gliding down the Neva, Moika, and Fontanka Rivers, and well as the Kryukov, Griboyedov, and Winter Canals, gaze at the splendor of the old city, all the while learning about its history and secrets. Sail beneath the first stone bridge in Saint Petersburg, which has remained unchanged since the 18th century. Marvel at the magnificent Church of the Resurrection of Christ. See the spectacular golden wings of Bank Bridge Lion, all the while picking up insights into all the sights on the route from your expert guide. Walk away with a new appreciation of Russia’s most beautiful city after having experienced it from a new perspective.
  • Canal and river cruise
  • Knowledgable Russian-speaking tour guide
  • Restrooms onboard
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Meeting point

Admiralteyskaya Embankment, 2 (ticket office 3), Saint-Petersburg, Russia

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Oversize luggage
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  •  The schedule may vary depending on the water levels and on any maintenance work being done of the waterways.
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 /5

based on 7 reviews

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I liked everything very much!

June 8, 2021

Everything is super! We love you)

May 17, 2021

Маршрут охватывает все основные каналы, прекрасный рассказ гида

October 9, 2021

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Product ID: 201613