We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Three-Island Venice Boat Tours

Sestiere San Marco 1063, 30124 Venice, Italy
+39 041 970499
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Don't Expect Much More than the free boat transporation

We were disappointed in this 'tour' as the engine was so noisy and the 'guide' spoke English very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
WA-Cougarrr
,
Washington State
Not worth it...

We took the ‘Island Excursion’ to Murano, Burano, and Torcello. The tour consisted of three 45... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Terri H
via mobile
Read all 189 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Neighbourhoods
Neighbourhoods
Overview
  • Excellent12%
  • Very good29%
  • Average31%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“coloured houses” (11 reviews)
“glass making” (8 reviews)
LOCATION
Sestiere San Marco 1063, 30124 Venice, Italy
San Marco
CONTACT
Website
+39 041 970499
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (189)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"coloured houses"
in 11 reviews
"glass making"
in 8 reviews
"lovely islands"
in 2 reviews
"lace shops"
in 3 reviews
"half day sightseeing"
in 2 reviews
"burano torcello"
in 3 reviews
"glass factory in murano"
in 2 reviews
"ticket booth"
in 4 reviews
"second stop"
in 2 reviews
"glass blower"
in 3 reviews
"recommend this trip"
in 2 reviews
"lots of shops"
in 3 reviews
"pay euros"
in 2 reviews
"photo opportunities"
in 2 reviews
"st marks square"
in 4 reviews
"san marco"
in 3 reviews
"day pass"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 169 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were disappointed in this 'tour' as the engine was so noisy and the 'guide' spoke English very poorly and fast. None of us could understand her, in any language. The windows were so dirty you had to stand up to the open windows or...More

Thank WA-Cougarrr
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the ‘Island Excursion’ to Murano, Burano, and Torcello. The tour consisted of three 45 minute stops which were very rushed. The Murano stop was a definite tourist trap. We were herded into a glass factory warehouse where they were running late with their...More

Thank Terri H
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was a 4 1/2 hour tour of the 3 Islands for €20:00 that in itself is value for money. We as a family of 3 purchased tickets as ticket booth easily identifiable as well signed and proceeded to boat for tour. Was advised to be...More

Thank charfo688292
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 10 May 2018

For new account we were offered 10% discount on our first purchase. We did not received a code and when called the lady asked for all my credit card details. When asked for a code as we were not comfortable in sharing our code on...More

Thank NSharma17
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

My family booked tickets for the 4 hour boat tour which would take us to the nearby islands for a visit. The ticket and ticket counter personal told us to arrive 15 minutes before departure. We did so diligently. To our great disappointment when it...More

2  Thank Amanda Y
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 March 2018

A good overview of the main three islands of interest, Murano, Burano and Torcello but with hindsight we would have taken the public waterbus service as there was just not enough time allowed in each place - only around 50 minutes. Felt rushed and they...More

Thank AndyL71
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Best advice is to use the regular boats so you can hop and hop off at your leisure. This tour was all very rushed with no time to look around and explore. Easy to do yourself and the boats are pretty regular

1  Thank Kay W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Visited 3 islands on the trip. Guide gave us facts as we travelled between islands, thought we were on a English speaking tour however this include Italian, Spanish and French renditions of the same facts making the narrative very disjointed. On Murano we were shepherded...More

1  Thank agfoxw
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We had plenty of time and thought to skip the private tour and the high cost and do this great excursion on our own. It was a way to get away from the busy main island, so we took a vaporetto and drove from island...More

3  Thank greekcypriot2009
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We purchased the tour through Viator but local agency was Alilaguna. Have the voucher exchange for a ticket then line up at least 15mins before departure time. Boarded the boat with around 50 other persons. The tour guide she is great as she is multilingual....More

1  Thank mapvg
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one
of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza
San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica,
clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops,
orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand
pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring
campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower,
plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 388 hotels in Venice
Residenza Deluxe
1 review
.03 km away
Ca' del Duca
117 reviews
.04 km away
Palace Bonvecchiati
1,487 reviews
.04 km away
Hotel Noemi
463 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby Restaurants
TUTTINPIEDI
539 reviews
.08 km away
Gelato Fantasy
816 reviews
.02 km away
Venchi
634 reviews
.00 km away
Bistrot de Venise
3,078 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby Attractions
Negozio Olivetti
93 reviews
.12 km away
Pasticceria Rosa Salva
11 reviews
.04 km away
Casino Venier - Alliance Francaise
10 reviews
.12 km away
Venice Original Photo Walk and Tour
686 reviews
.07 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
14SCL
20 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Ellen T | Reviewed this property |
There are booths in canariggio by the train station and vaparettos where you can get tickets and redeem them once you get on the boat. Enjoy
0
Votes
Lea B
19 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Noelle D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. Had trouble posting my response. There are a few stops. We used the one right by the Venice train station where they sell the tickets for the tour.
0
Votes
kanjer2015
9 January 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I strongly recommend you not to buy a tour to visit the 3 islands. I've just done it and it isn't (the tour) worth the money. We just didn't have enough time to visit the island, which is very sad because they are... More
4
Votes