Holiday Lights Cruise | Christmas Lights Tour

A Festive Holiday Lights Cruise of Lake San Marcos

Happy Holidays! We look forward to you joining us for a holiday lights cruise!

(Buone vacanze! Non vediamo l’ora che vi uniate a noi per le luci natalizie!)

At the Black Swan Gondola Company it’s the most wonderful time of the year! Our community transforms to light up the lake. Enjoy the most festive holiday lights cruise of the season from the best seat in town!

Have fun with your significant other, friends and/or family with an unforgettably holiday evening on the water with The Black Swan Gondola Company!


We know how to turn casual gondola rides into a fun and memorable experiences. (no corkage helps!) Our signature holiday lights cruise gives you a front row seat to one of the most amazing light tours in North County San Diego. Sit back, relax and tour the festive homes as we serenade the night away under the lights.


You’ll see Lake San Marcos like you’ve never seen it before as you experience the best Christmas lights tour of the season. Join us this holiday season and let us spread the holiday cheer to you!


Our Christmas lights tour is available from Thanksgiving until New Year’s Eve! Book today before we’re sold out!

Holiday Lights Cruise – $165 $200

EARLY BOOKING SALE – Make an amazing memory this year! (Sale goes until Nov. 30th)


Pricing includes:

  • A boat ride for UP to four people
  • Cruise duration just shy of an hour
  • No Corkage


Our Christmas lights tour runs from 5pm – close nightly, 7 Days a Week


There is a $25 charge for each additional person, our boats can hold up to 5 people total.


Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve cruises are $300 for UP to five people

Gondola Cruise Gift Certificates


Get the perfect holiday gift for your family, friends, employees and/or clients!


Purchase any of our amazing cruises as a gift certificate and make someone’s year with the promise of our Venetian experience. Make it a date or bring a group and let’s have some fun, the Venetian way. Ciao for now!

Still not sold on the Christmas Lights Tour?


Each Christmas lights tour comes with an amazing Gondolier who will ensure you have a first class experience as you tour the serene waters of Lake San Marcos drinking some vino (wine *no corkage*), listening to music and gazing the amazing holiday lights display.


The photos and video above give you a glimpse of what to expect! So to secure this incredible cruise please click the “Book Now” below!