The waterways of the Mandalay Canals and Lake Carolyn in Irving's Las Colinas Urban Center have become home to two beautiful neo-Venetian gondolas. Available by reservation only, Gondola Adventures provides a variety of uniquely charming waterway tours. Take romantic and relaxing excursions in one of the world's most beautiful gondolas. You'll get a taste of the Italian & Venetian traditions right here in Irving. Schedule a Cruise.