Tour code: 6400SAPHIR
Whether you’re short on time or simply wish to view the snowy Swiss Alps from the water, this 60-minute yacht cruise on Lake Lucerne is your ticket. Relax on the main or upper deck of the spacious 161-foot (49-meter) vessel while you listen to commentary about the majestic sights via your audio headset. With an expert captain at the helm, you’ll motor past forested hillsides and verdant meadows nestled against looming mountain peaks. Purchase drinks and snacks from the onboard bar, and select from multiple departure times.  


  • 1-hour Lake Lucerne sightseeing cruise
  • Admire views of the lake, the town and the Swiss Alps from the comfort of a 161-foot yacht
  • Learn about local sights from your audio commentary, available in multiple languages
  • Enjoy snacks and drinks from the onboard bar (own expense)
  • Choose a morning, afternoon or evening departure

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What You Can Expect

Lake Lucerne Panoramic Sightseeing Cruise

Enjoy views of the mountain scenery during your Lake Lucerne sightseeing cruise

Board your elegant 161-foot motor yacht at Pier 7, located near Lucerne railway station. You’ll spend 1 hour on a panoramic sightseeing cruise around Lake Lucerne, departing in the morning, afternoon or evening. 

While your captain steers along what is arguably Switzerland’s most stunning lake, sit back and relax on the main deck, where you can purchase drinks and snacks from the onboard bar. Take in the fresh breeze and mist on the lake-level terrace at the rear of the boat, or settle into the custom-designed furniture on the yacht’s upper deck, which features a sliding roof for optimal viewing. 

Referred to as the heart of Switzerland, the 44-square-mile (114-sq-km) lake is bordered on all sides by mountain scenery that will take your breath away. Listen to your audio guide to learn about historical monuments, places of interest and the four surrounding cantons: Lucerne, Uri, Schwyz and Unterwalden, marked by fertile valleys, forested slopes and steep Alpine peaks.
When your cruise concludes, you’ll arrive back at Pier 7.

Customer Reviews

Harry S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

An enjoyable and relaxing tour of Lake Lucerne.

Delores S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Lake Lucerne is very beautiful and picturesque. This is a great way to have a great view. Best on a fine weather day! No problem with online booking.

Julie M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Perfect city perfect lake - We had a wonderfully calm, sunny and warm day for this trip on the lake. The Audio guides were a great help in learning more about the lake, Lucerne, and the area in general.
To help seal the deal on perfection there was a brass band playing as well to finish off the ambiance of the whole trip. Would go again!

Kimberly B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2014

Short and sweet and absolutely breathtaking!

David O

4 star rating: Recommended April 2016

All went very smoothly, unfortunately it was raining heavily so could not see much scenery.
Ship and organisation very good

David V Australia

4 star rating: Recommended July 2015

Great time aboard, this is well run and informative trip that allows you to take in the sights from a different aspect and at eth same time learning about lucerne

Karyn C

4 star rating: Recommended May 2015

Lovely trip around the upper part of the lake.

Howard Y

3 star rating: Worth doing September 2015

This cruise was fine, but, the day was overcast and cool and breezy, so we weren't able to enjoy it as much as we would have liked.


3 star rating: Worth doing August 2015

Nothing can detract from the beautiful scenery of Lake Lucerne, but what can detract from the commentary of the cruise is what appeared to be the unabashed advertising that went on for the first 3-4 minutes. I expected to hear a history and noteworthy info regarding the area and I was somewhat disappointed.

Art M

3 star rating: Worth doing August 2015

Basic cruise around the lake, no frills....beautiful scenery though.

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