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Rebuilt Victorian steam-powered yacht on Coniston Water
The unrivalled sailing experience of the Lakes - float back in time and enjoy Coniston as wealthy Victorians once did, travelling in style in Gondola’s opulent saloons or relaxing on her open-air decks.
Take in the spectacular scenery and listen to the crew’s commentary on Coniston’s history and famous connections. Learn about Gondola’s steam engine and watch from the open viewing windows as the engineer feeds the firebox with ‘green’ blazer log fuel.
Note: Gondola is now off the water for the winter. We'll be sailing again from Easter 2014.
Important note for members: As Gondola is an NT Enterprise, we are required to charge you the full fare. All profits generated by NT Enterprises support our conservation work.
Christmas gift ideas
Engineer for the day
Treat someone to the ultimate steam experience. It's the next best thing to being Scotty on the Enterprise!
Picnic cruise for two
Enjoy a full lake cruise on Gondola with a delicious picnic hamper from the Bluebird Café (for two people).
Afternoon tea cruise for two
Enjoy a relaxing Sunday afternoon full lake cruise with a delightful Old English cream tea (for two people).