Gondola Ride Marriage Proposal – $700

Transport yourselves to the romantic canals of Venice, Italy with a Gondola Ride through the majestic bayous of City Park. Glide through the relaxing waters while you nibble on gourmet cheese, crackers and rich chocolates. Experience true old-world romance while the gondolier steers you under bridges and enchanting oak trees. During your cruise, the gondolier will slip the bottle in to the water, turn the boat around so the bottle appears on your significant other’s side of the boat. The gondolier will has your partner to please retrieve the bottle as he wishes to keeps these bayous as clean as possible. Upon retrieving the bottle, your loved one will see that it’s not just any-old bottle, it’s a sweet bottle with a message in it! Your sweetheart will open the bottle to find your special message and that’s your cue to pop the question! Upon hearing the word “yes” celebrate with a champagne toast!


This package includes: the 1 hour gondola ride; message in a bottle proposal; gourmet cheese, crackers and rich chocolates; champagne bucket, champagne, and glasses; and a photographer who will be inconspicuously capturing the entire momentous occasion! (These photos will be great to use as your engagement photos – killing two birds with one stone!)

How It Works:

  1. Contact us and provide us with the date and time you wish to propose.
  2. We will make all the necessary preparations while you can sit back, relax and look forward to the big day without stressing over the details.
  3. You will receive a confirmation email with all the necessary details.  
  4. The day before the proposal, we will contact the vendors to confirm the details.
  5. On the big day, all you have to do is follow the instructions on the confirmation email, enjoy your evening and, in that perfect moment, propose!

Optional Upgrades:


Let your gondolier steer you over to a private, romantic location overlooking the bayou. *These locations will also be optimal photo-op sessions. Remember, we will have a photographer nearby discreetly snapping photos of your adventure and proposal! After you propose, the photographer can introduce herself and get some nice shots of the happy couple!*


  1. Picnic Proposal $150

Take a half an hour to enjoy some alone time with your sweetheart. Your picnic basket will be packed with a variety of meats, cheeses, crackers, baguettes, jams, chocolates, cutlery, and bottled waters. While relaxing on the picnic blanket and enjoying the snacks, wait for that perfect moment and propose!


  1. Oak Tree Proposal: $125

Imagine a quaint table with a white tablecloth covered in red rose petals and candles and accompanied with a framed picture of the two of you and a bottle of champagne chilling! Upon exciting the gondola, you drop to one knee and propose! Celebrate your engagement with a champagne toast!


Recommendation to Enhance your Optional Upgrade:

Musician $150

To ensure your experience is as magical and romantic as your loved one has imagined, hire a professional musician to provide the soundtrack to your proposal.

Prior to the proposal, the musician will be discreetly waiting at a nearby location. Then, when he sees the special moment happening… que soundtrack.


Other Recommendations to Enhance your Proposal:


  1. Bouquet of Roses $100

Enhance the already romantic moment by presenting your loved one with a lush bouquet of roses in their favorite color.


  1. Luxury Limousine To and From $400

Transportation to and from your romantic adventure. Nothing makes someone feel more special than first-class transportation. Let this luxurious limousine set the mood for the big day!

*The cost of this limousine is reflective of pick up and drop off locations within New Orleans City limits. If your desired pick up or drop off location is outside of city limits, the limousine can still be arranged for an additional fee.


  1. Luxury Limousine to cap off your Experience $150

Nothing sets the mood like leaving one magical experience only to be met with another! This luxurious limousine will be yours for one hour to roam the city as you like and then return you to your location of choice (within city limits).


Depending on the season, it would be our pleasure to provide complimentary bug spray (Spring and Summer months) or warming blankets (Fall and Winter months) to snuggle up and keep that special someone warm – making this experience that much more romantic! Plus, it never hurts to be prepared!

Important Information:

  1. This experience will last approximately 1 hour.
  2. Upgrades and Recommendations are additional costs and not included in the price of this proposal.
  3. Gratuity for the gondolier is not included.
  4. Proper city permits are included in this package.
  5. You pick the message to be printed on the note inside the bottle! (We can help you with this!)
  6. Gondola starting point is conveniently located in City Park.
  7. This proposal is subject to weather conditions. In the event of a weather-related reschedule, all efforts to accommodate your preferred date and time will be made.
  8. This package is non-refundable.
  9. Rescheduling may be possible subject to fee.