Cruises and boat tours

St Petersburg River cruise guided tour

Availability: Everyday
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Listen to the history of St Petersburg
  • See St Petersburg from river on a comfortable boat
  • Take beautiful pictures from water
What to expect

See one of Europe's most exciting cities from a totally unique perspective - a guided boat cruise of St Petersburg! By boat, you will travel around St Petersburg city center, leaving from the pier where tours take off every 1.5-hours.

Together with a professional guide, the boat will take you through the Fontanka river, Kryukov's channel, Moyka river, Winter channel, and the Neva river. On both banks of the Fontanka river, you will see the Sheremetyev's palace (a gift from Peter the Great to the first St Petersburg governor), Anichkov Palace, Beloselsky-Belozersky Palace (one of the richest noble dynasties in Russian history), Ciniselli circus and the Faberge Museum.

Next, follow the cruise on to the Kryukov's canal into the Kolomna district where the marvelous St Nicholas Naval cathedral shines gold. You will also see the Theatre's Square and the famous Mariinsky Theatre. Through the Kryukov's canal past the New Holland Island you will sail to the Moyka river. Yusupov's Palace, Count Razumovsky's estate and Stroganov's Palace which represent the best examples of Russian nobility aesthetics.

You will also see the St. Isaac's Cathedral – one of the tallest cathedrals in the world. At the end of the tour, you will sail past the Summer Garden, Summer Palace, St. Michael's Castle. End your tour back at the pier from your original starting destination with exciting new knowledge about St Petersburg.

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What's included
  • Boat tour ticket
  • Professional licensed guide
  • Blankets
  • Toilets
What's not included
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)
Reduced price
  • Infants aged (0-3): Free
Where

Fontanka river embankment, 25 Sankt-Peterburg, 191023

Meeting point:

Meet your tour boat near the Anichkov bridge on the Fontanka river embankment.

What to remember
  • It is recommended to bring a warm scarf
  • Please note this tour is not wheelchair accessible
  • During checkout, you will be asked to provide your email address upon which the tour operator will send you an additional code that you must show to board the boat
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When
  • Cruises are available from 1 May to 31 August at 11.00am, 12.30pm, 2.00pm, 3.30pm, 5.00pm
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Provider
Marina Wilson Private Tours
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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