White Nights Shore Excursion - Drawbridges From Boat Cruise - Saint Petersburg

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    11:30 pm
  • Departure Details :
    St Petersburg cruise port terminal
  • Return Details :
    Drop off at the port terminal
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund


Do not leave St Petersburg without witnessing the spectacular opening of the drawbridges during the White Nights period. Thisnatural phenomenon of nearly 24-hour long day light makes St Petersburg especially charming during the night time. Enjoy a panoramic city center ride to see the night illunination of the facades of the city before you hop on board of a boat. You will observe the picturesque process of opening 4 bridges along the Neva River to the sounds of music. This night trip will make your stay in St Petersburg truly memorable and special.

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The guide will meet you in the port terminal to take you on this magic night adventure. You will enjoy great views of St Petersburg during a panoramic ride along the embankments of the Neva River and a ride along Nevsky Prospect. Later, take a seat on the boat cruise. You will be able to choose between the open and covered deck on board. Prepare your cameras for the spectacular show of bridge opening that keeps hundreds of tourists and locals out of bed in the late hour. During this 1,5 hour boat ride, you are going to see 4 drawbridges including the famous Palace and Trinity bridges. Marvel the views of the University Embankment, the Spit of Basil Island, St Peter & Paul Fortress, the Hermitage Museum Complex, the Marble Palace, the Smolny Cathedral and many other sights. 
Once the boat trip is over, you will be safely taken back to the cruise ship.
Pickup time from the port is 11:30 pm
Boat tour departure time is 1:00 am
Boat tour duration is 1:30 hours
Return back to the ship by 3:00 am


  • Round-trip transfer from and to the cruise port
  • Tour tickets (allow disembarking visa-free)
  • Public boat admission
  • Assistance of a company representative
  • Ticketsto the night boat tour
  • Welcome gifts


  • Meals

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

Not wheelchair accessible

Not recommended for children under 5 y.o. Children must be accompanied by adults

The seats are not reserved, you are free to choose where to sit

Please, provide the cruise ship name (1), your full name as in the passport (2), date of birth (3), country of citizenship (4) and passport number (5). The tour ticket (substitute for visa) will be sent to you via e-mail. 

Printed out tour ticket and a current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Due to the port regulations any bookings made less than 5 days before the cruise ship arrival will not be treated.