• Location: Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)
From USD $ 29.57 View price calendar

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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.

Highlights

  • 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

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 Hotel Schweizerhof Lucerne. 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

Jane G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

It was a perfect way to see and hear about some of the lake's history. There was not. Bad view on the boat. And as it was December we spent most of our ride inside. An hour was just right and the location was perfect to continue our shopping and walking in the town. Good value for the money. Thanks again !

D J Humpston H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

This was an excellent hour's cruise in a splendid and stylish boat. Snack bar on board was appreciated and of course the scenery was great.
Can't imagine why anyone would not wish to ake this trip.

twills Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

The boat trip itself is very good. Great commentary the whole way and plenty to see. The only problem is the directions given. We followed them precisely only to find out off a local that pier 7 is actually on the other side of the lake north side than what was given in the directions so we had a mad rush across the bridge to where the boat was just in the nick of time.

Marianne T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

This was amazing. It allows you to see different things from around the lake that you wouldn't normally be able too. The boat was comfortable and easy moving. Very peaceful and great experience.

Diane B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Lovely way to see the Lake and surrounding area.

Marg S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Very relaxing, interesting commentary, nice way to spend an hour.

Cyndi M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Amazingly beautiful and lovely. Have a hot chocolate inside at a cafe table or outside on deck. So pretty and peaceful.

David H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

The cruise was an additional way to view beautiful Lucerne. Very well done.

James M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

Since we had a short amount of time to spend in Lucerne and the lake is key to any visit here, we chose this beautiful tourist type of modern yacht. It is spacious and affords adequate comfort with great viewing opportunities. This short but we felt sufficient tour of a part of the lake and its many sites was just what we needed. The headset information served its purpose to be informative coupled with some music when not talking.

Niall O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

A memorable tour on a beautiful ship. Well worth the time. The audio tour provides interesting insight into the founding of Switzerland.

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