Boat trip around rivers and canals of St Petersburg

Boat trip on numerous canals and rivers flowing through the city is the most relaxed way to see St.Petersburg. Enjoy the quiet romantic smaller rivers, like Moyka and Fontanka, and the wideness of the Neva River, away from the traffic and the crowds. Count the bridges, throw a coin and make a wish, this will make your St. Petersburg vacation truly complete.

Price for the program on private boat with guide 

from 50 $ per one person

Waters of the Neva river

On a private boat or ship you find yourself in the heart of the city but still away from the hustle and bustle of the metropolis. Here you will enjoy the magnificent Hermitage, the Bronze Horseman, the Spit of the Vasilievsky island and wide Neva expanses in a completely different perspective.


Smaller rivers and canals

A boat trip along the smaller rivers and canals will open to you an amazing ensemble of St. Nicholas Cathedral, the hidden beauty of New Holland island, the brightly decorated Church of the Savior on the Spilled Blood and many other surprises of St. Petersburg, which can only be effectively seen from the water.


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Bridges spanning across the Neva river waters make an unforgettable impression not to be missed in St Petersburg. Gliding across the waters during the guided rivers and canals boat trip is the most inspiring route in our city.

Boat trip around Neva River and canals of St Petersburg

You are going to sail the main rivers and canals of St Petersburg on board of the fully certified river boat. Classical route includes Neva River, Krukov Canal and Fontanka and Moyka rivers. The other variant can include Griboyedova Canal also. Neva is the main river of St Petersburg and only waterway where the big cruise ship can dock. Neva is also the only river where we have draw bridges. Bridges over the Neva River rise up about 1.30 am during navigation time of the year. River and canal cruise in St Petersburg is the seasonal tour and therefore in a very high demand. Evening tour of the canals and the Neva River is romantic in the lilac-colored twilight, making buildings and monuments towering above the waters look like the delicate watercolor. Night boat trip with the raising of the bridges is a celebration in itself. White Nights are magnificent. The best way to get to know St Petersburg from water is arranging a guided boat trip.

Boat tickets for guided tours of the Neva River

The best option, no matter what the cost is, really is the private guided boat trip in St Petersburg. The professional licensed guide is not going to repeat you a crush course on architecture like they do with the pre-recorded audio guide, but will make your boat excursions along the Neva River fun and pleasure. “Biglifetour” company provides boat trips on the canals for individual tourists and groups. Tickets for the boat tours in St Petersburg are available during the official navigation season.

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