6 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Offered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds
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Devote a day to the glories of St Petersburg’s Peterhof Palace on a private tour, with round-trip hydrofoil transfers. Ride a hydrofoil to this stunning palace complex on the city’s outskirts, dubbed the ‘Russian Versailles’ and set overlooking the Gulf of Finland. With a private guide, tour the main palace to see highlights such as the Throne Room and White Dining Room. Learn about Peter the Great’s vision for the estate, admire the spectacular fountains in the Lower Gardens, and enjoy a guided tour of Monplaisir, Peter’s beloved summerhouse-style retreat.
- Private Peterhof Grand Palace and Park tour from St Petersburg, with round-trip hydrofoil transfers
- Enjoy stellar views of the Peterhof as you approach by hydrofoil from the sea
- Tour the Grand Palace and see highlights such as the Throne Room and White Dining Room
- Admire the fountains of the Lower Gardens, including the terraced Grand Cascade
- Take a guided tour of Monplaisir, Peter’s summer retreat and, if possible, other garden palaces (own expense)
- Learn about Peterhof’s history and how it was damaged during World War II
- Enjoy a flexible itinerary with personalized attention from a private guide
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Private professional tour guide for 6 hrs
Round-trip by hydrofoil to Peterhof (*depending on weather conditions)
Round-trip transfer to/from hydrofoil pier (unless relevant option selected)
Guided tour of Peterhof Grand Palace, Monplaisir Palace and Lower Park
Visa-free paperwork (for cruise ship passengers from USA, UK, CA, AU and NZ)
Meals / snacks
Any other admissions
Roundtrip transfer to/from hydrofoil pier (unless relevant option does not selected)
Departure & Return
Dvortsovaya Naberezhnaya, 34, Sankt-Peterburg, Russia, 191186
Return DetailsReturns to original departure point
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
- A large amount of walking is involved
- Stroller accessible
- Infant seats available
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
- Cruise ship passengers must choose option with any Tour language | Port Pickup
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- OPERATED BY ULKOtours
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.
Frequently Asked Questions
The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Private Day Trip by Hydrofoil: Peterhof Gardens and Palaces from St.Petersburg?
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
What is the policy on sanitization during Private Day Trip by Hydrofoil: Peterhof Gardens and Palaces from St.Petersburg?
The policies on sanitization are:
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
What is the social distancing policy during Private Day Trip by Hydrofoil: Peterhof Gardens and Palaces from St.Petersburg?
The policies on social distancing are:
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Private Day Trip by Hydrofoil: Peterhof Gardens and Palaces from St.Petersburg?
The policy on staff health & safety is:
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
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