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Boat tours on the Danube river

boat tours Danube ViennaIf you wish to discover Vienna via a boat ride on "The Blue Danube", the team of Vienna city tours is there to help you. You can choose between different public boat tours with set timetable for individuals and groups alike; and also private boat tours on the Danube, with private boat rental for your incentives. When in a private tour onboard a rental boat, many itineraries are possible; and even public tours offer a great variety of tours. You can choose between tours on the Danube in Vienna, tours in the Wachau valley and boat tours to Bratislava or Budapest. If you are interested in a tour on the Danube in Vienna, boat excursions in the Wachau Valley, trips on the river to Bratislava or Budapest or even by the rental of private boats for ceremonies and special events in Vienna, do not hesitate to contact us by phone or e-mail: we will be glad to advise you on the different possible sightseeing tours in Vienna and its surroundings.

With Vienna city tours, you can book the following sightseeing tours and trips on the Danube river:

Tours on the Danube in Vienna

boat tours Danube ViennaDuring the whole summer season (April to October), boats leave regularly in Vienna for tours open to individuals and groups alike. The grand tour on the Danube lasts about 3h30: the boat will leave from the pier in Schwedenplatz on the Danube canal to head towards the Urania Observatory and the pier near the Hundertwasser house, before reaching the bed of the Danube river via the Freudenau lock, it will then go upstream until the Reichsbrücke (Empire Bridge). From there, you will enjoy an amazing view of the Danube Island, the Danube Tower and Danube city; it is also possible to finish or to start the tour from the bridge. After a short stop, the journey will go on past the Millenium Tower. You will see Mount Kahlenberg and Klosterneuburg before entering again the Danube canal via the Nussdorf lock. Then you will go past the Otto Wagner buildings, the Rossauer Kaserne and Vienna old town, before going back to Schwedenplatz pier where the tour ends. If you do not wish to go on the full circuit on the Danube river, it is possible to book only the part which goes from Schwedenplatz to the Reichsbrücke (about 2 hours) or from the Reichsbrücke to Schwedenplatz (about 1h30). In addition to the day tours, there are also some dates for night tours on the Danube, starting from Schwedenplatz or from the Reichsbrücke. You can find the current timetable for these tours in Vienna under timetable. Should you have any questions, the team of Vienna city tours will gladly advise you, on the phone or by e-mail.

Trips Vienna-Bratislava on the Danube

boat trip from Bratislava to ViennaVienna and Bratislava are the two geographically closest capital cities in the world. Moreover, they share the same great river: the Danube, which contributed to the economic development of both cities. Whereas one used to need several hours to go from Vienna to Bratislava by boat, thanks to considerable technical improvment it is now much faster: the catamaran "Twin City Liner" carries passengers from Vienna to Bratislava and from Bratislava to Vienna everyday from April to October in only 1h15. The team of Vienna city tours will be happy to help you book your tickets for a boat trip between Vienna and Bratislava; in addition, if you so wish, we can also organise guided visits and sightseeing tours in Bratislava, as well as excursions from Bratislava and bookings for a group in typical restaurants in the old town.

Trips Vienna-Budapest on the Danube

embark on the Danube river for BudapestFrom May to September, hydrofoils journey daily from Vienna to Budapest. The trip lasts about 6h30 (Budapest-Vienna) or 5h30 (Vienna-Budapest). With Vienna city tours, it is possible to book both Vienna-Budapest and Budapest-Vienna journeys; if you so wish, we can also organise sightseeing tours and guided visits in Vienna or in Budapest. Please note that the boats running up and down the Danube river between Vienna and Budapest do so only once a day in each direction. If you wish to go on a return journey on the Danube, you will have to spend the night in Vienna or in Budapest. If you wish to return on the same day, we can arrange for a coach transfer for the return journey Vienna-Budapest or Budapest-Vienna.

Rent a boat for a private tour

boat rental charter in ViennaFor your ceremonies, incentives, or special events in Vienna, you can rent private boats; it is also possible for groups to rent part of a public boat for a private function during its regular journeys. Many well-equipped boats are available for rental on the Danube. The maximum capacity of the boats is 450 persons (covered) or 600 persons (deck included). You can also combine this tour on a rental boat with onboard catering, or even musical services performed by Viennese artists. If you are interested in the rental of private boats on the Danube for private tours, the team of Vienna city tours will be happy to advise you on the boats available, the catering offers, and the animation programs onboard.

Book boat tours in Vienna

If you wish to book tickets for public boat tours or rent a boat for a private tour on the Danube, please contact us by phone (+43 1 966 02 61, Monday to Friday 9 am - 5 pm) or by e-mail at . We will gladly answer all your questions about boat tours in Vienna.