Vienna, Austria
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clock-o75 minutes (Approx.)
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commentOffered in: English and 1 more

Overview

Experience the beauty of Vienna onboard the luxurious MS Blue Danube. Set sail for a 75-minute sightseeing cruise and spot landmarks like the Uniqua Tower, the Urania Observatory and the Vienna Ring Tower. Along the way, admire architectural gems like Otto-Wagner’s Schützenhaus, the Zaha Hadid-House and the Rossauer Baracks, and wave at the swimmers in the Badeschiff Vienna.
  • 75-minute Danube sightseeing cruise in Vienna
  • Marvel at Vienna’s waterfront sights, including the Uniqua Tower and the Schützenhaus
  • Take in the views on-board the luxury MS Blue Danube
  • Choice of several departure times throughout the day
Make your own way to Shipstation City port and hop aboard the MS Blue Danube to begin your Danube city sightseeing cruise in Vienna. Settle into the plush indoor salon or grab a seat on the sundeck as you set sail along the scenic Danube Canal.

Keep your camera to hand as you pass architectural marvels like Otto Wagner’s Schützenhaus and the historic Rossauer Baracks, and listen to the on-board commentary as you pass landmarks like the modernist Zaha Hadid-House and the colorful Spittelau waste plant, designed by Friedensreich Hundertwasser. Pass the famous Badeschiff Vienna, a ‘floating’ swimming pool situated on a ship, and catch sight of the striking Sofitel Vienna Stephansdom hotel, the creation of architect Jean Nouvel.

After a 75-minute cruise, end your tour back at Shipstation City.

Reviews

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R
, Dec 2018

This was a fairly dull trip with limited commentary. The tables and chairs and the coffee was nice and it was quite relaxing travelling down the river.

T
, Oct 2017

Tour was nice, we had a great view of the city. It was a bit shorter than I expected but it was very nice and informative.

M
, Aug 2017

Very enjoyable tour. Wish it would of gone onto the actual Danube River itself. Glad it was bilingual...

A
, May 2017

The tour was great - wish for a longer one. One VERY IMPORTANT THING - after the purchase of the tour I received the indications that the only thing to do is print the voucher. We arrived half an hour earlier and at the boarding they told us to go quickly upstairs and exchange the voucher on real tickets ... So this is an important information that must be on your voucher.

c
, Mar 2017

After a full day of walking the city this was a nice relaxing way to see a bit more.
Full food and drink available on board
Sit back soak up the sunshine on the back of the boat and have a beer while viewing the funky little Canal and some great architecture

L
, Jan 2017

Complete waste of time. Commentary was sparse and difficult to understand, didn't see much from the boat. Don't bother with this trip unless you want to ride up the river on a boat- it is not a tour.

J
, Jan 2017

It was a great tour, very cold but there were blankets and hot beverages available at the bar to warm up with. We took the half-round trip.

H
, Nov 2016

very poor

t
, Aug 2016

Generally I don't bother with reviews but I wanted to warn off people, this is a total tourist trap. If you can't manage to sit outside which we couldn't because there was a very few seats which was suitable for that it is completely pointless. The route the boat takes is very industrialised, it is not pretty at all. The lower half of the boat smells heavily of fried oils and if you choose not to eat, it could be very nauseous. We also had a raucous group of drunk teenagers who did not stop screaming and singing whole the way, which was a painful 75 minutes, let me tell you. To resume, do not buy this. Complete waste of time, there are better ways to enjoy both Vienna and Danube.

t
, Aug 2016

Not a must do for sure. It wasn't too interesting, but rather relaxing. The commentary repeats when the cruise turns around and pass by the same areas.


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