Mon – Sun 9.00 am – 7:00pm

Where to photograph something special?

Lake Como is a perfect location especially with our elegant boat!

Discover the convenience of a water taxi transfer

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Breathtaking photos!

With our boat with wooden deck and mahogany and leather interior you will take cover photos!

With us you can choose the golden hour to be able to take your photos in the golden hours and have an amazing effect without the use of filters.


Move the light

With our captain he will guide you the boat in the best possible light to always have your subjects illuminated.

You will no longer have problems moving lights in the studio, we move with our boat.


photoshoot video

Discover lake como with us!

Different Locations

Find your perfect location on the boat or on land for a dream photo or video!


will help you find the perfect location for the perfect photo


You will feel like a VIP on our elegant mahogany-finished boat.

USB charge

Our vessel is fully equipped with Mobile chargers for all our passengers.


Our water taxi provides excellent views of the Lake Como from all seats.


We have all the required safety equipment for adults and children.

Cross the lake with the water taxi, you will have no worries!

Photoshoot Top model

You are a professional photographer from Milan or New York and you are tired of your photo studio and want to find something more for your subjects. Lake Como is for you.

We have many locations to take advantage of for your photos and many moments of the day with different lighting conditions to give your photos that something extra.

On the mainland you feel imprisoned by the limit of movement, you have never tried to go by boat to take pictures in all possible ways.

Discover our private boat transfer!

Our captain will be at your complete disposal.

He will help you find the best shots both from the boat and offshore.

We have 15 years of experience and dozens of photo shoots and advertising on our boat

Price List

  • 30 minutes – 200€
  • 1 hour – 300€ we suggest at least an hour for photo shoot
  • 1 hour and 30 minutes – 400€
  • 2 hours – 450 €


How to book your Private Boat Tour

1 - Fill the fileds

Find out if the day of your excursion is free.
Write all the correct information, how many people, contact details

2 - Confirmation of reservation

You will receive an email with all the details of the reservation, telephone to call in case of emergency, advice and map of the meeting point.


3 - Insert the credit card details

The site is 100% protected and secure with SSL encryption.
The service is confirmed with a deposit of 100 euros by paypal or credit card.

4 - Welcome on Board

Please arrive 10 minutes earlier on the day of the tour to pay the balance of the tour before departure.
Take your camera and enjoy the navigation.

What customers say about us

Had a wonderful tour of Lake Como with Taxi Boat Varenna. I was staying in Varenna and everything was very convenient and Luca was an excellent tour guide! I would highly recommend Taxi Boat Varenna for anyone visiting lake Como.

Tom Jacobson

From Facebook

We had the wedding this day and after had a trip on taxi boat varenna. I liked it - the boat was clean and the driver was polite - he was making stops where we wanted to make photos

Brenda C

From Facebook

What a wonderful way to see the lake and the beautiful villas. This service is really well organized and professional. Our tour boat operator was excellent. I am so glad we added this to our vacation plans in Lake Como.

Beth S

From Facebook

We just returned from an extended trip to Italy, and a highlight was touring Lake Como with Luca. He was extremely informative and friendly. We would highly recommend using Luca and Taxi Boat Varenna for all your Lake Como tours


From Tripadvisor



Collaboration in Varenna


FAQ about this tour

The tour departure only from Varenna?

On private tours we can depart from your hotel or town. We will pick you up at the nearest pier. I will send you the map of the meeting point. For departures outside Varenna there is a surcharge. You will see the price during the booking phase.

How many people are there on the boat?

The capacity of the boat is 18 people. To be comfortable on the boat 12 or 14 people.

Does the price change with the number of people?

Up to 6 people the price remains unchanged. For each additional person there is a 10% surcharge.

Can we stop?

On tours N.1 to N.4, during the booking you can select a stop where you want along the way.
For tours from 4 hours upwards you can choose where you want to stop and visit a villa for lunch. We can help you organize the tour

What happens in case of bad weather?

The Captain retains the right to choose if it’s necessary to cancel/ postpone a service according to the weather forecast and his experience.

If we cancel the tour because of the weather, you’ll be completely

I am a travel agency can I book for our customers?

You can contact us via the page reserved for agencies. We will send you all the information necessary to book for your customers

Can I bring my dog on board?

Of course, you can bring your dog. Please do not let him get on the seats. Don’t bite the captain 🙂

can we swim in the lake?

To swim in the lake, you can ask the captain who will find a beach equipped for swimming safely.

In case of delay, can the boat wait for me?

For private tours the boat can wait for you. The tour will be modified to respect the time of the reservation

Do I have to make a reservation or can I just show up?

No, but we recommended to do it. Reservations are required for guarantying a spot on our tours.

Can I bring prosecco or beer on board?

Certainly, you can bring prosecco or white wine on board. You cannot bring red wine on board.
You can bring beer. Remember to bring glasses too

Buy your seat now!


What’s included:

  • NEnglish speaking captain
  • NWater bottle included
  • NPick up and drop off from your village/hotel
  • NWiFi internet connection 4G-5G
  • NE-book Lake Como € 20
  • NBrochure with map of lake como

Online booking advantages

Quick and easy booking

Book your tour in a few minutes

Instant confirmation

Tickets sent to your email


Online payment

100% secure with SSL encryption


Accessible 24/7

Our website is open day and night

Guaranteed prices

No additional cost

Without stress

Your seat is reserved


100% refund in case of bad weather

Information requests

Thank you for your interest in Taxi Boat Varenna.

Please fill out the form below to request a tour or for any further information about the services we provide.

Please understand that sending a tour request form is NOT a confirmation of your reservation.

We will get back to you as soon as possible, within 24 hours.

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