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Danube Canal City Sightseeing Cruise in Vienna

  • Sightseeing cruise on the Danube gives a different perspective on Vienna
  • Unobstructed views and photo ops of highlights on the riverbanks
  • Onboard commentary detailing the history and architecture of local landmarks
Danube Canal City Sightseeing Cruise in Vienna
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Get unobstructed views of Vienna's top sights from the deck on this Danube boat cruise. Snap photos of Badeschiff Vienna, the Rossauer Barracks, the Zaha Hadid House, and other highlights. You’ll hear commentary about the history and culture of each landmark, providing information you might not learn on your own. Choose a seat outside, or opt for the comfortable indoor salon if you need a break from the sun.
What to Expect
Arrive at Shipstation City port ready to relax and take in the sights on your 75-minute cruise. Having booked in advance, you're guaranteed a spot on this Danube River cruise, which is very popular during the height of summer. Find a spot on the outdoor deck or in the plush indoor salon as the boat takes off.
This comprehensive tour of the landmarks on the banks of the Danube includes the benefit of insightful commentary from an onboard guide. Learn about Vienna's rich history, culture, and architecture while you travel. Unobstructed views make for great photos, including the colorful Spittelau waste plant designed by Friedensreich Hundertwasser, the Zaha Hadid-House, Otto Wagner’s Schützenhaus, and the floating swimming pool on a ship called Badeschiff Vienna.
Return to Shipstation City after 75 minutes, refreshed and ready to continue exploring the city.
Reviews (82)
1 - 5 of 69 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Relaxing tour

The points of interest are viewed from a different angle and the canal is interesting too. The route down the Danube and then into the canal is very restful.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Pat4670
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Waste of money

Generally nothing beats a boat trip round a city but this waste hopeless. No commentary on the history or geography of Vienna. Boat went round in a circle round a very boring part of the canal Not the Danube. Lovely boat but Do not waste...More

Thank WeeHobbitt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't even believe they sell tickets for this. It was a waste of time, literally. And we all know how precious time is as none of us can actually buy it back. So one can understand how annoying it is to go up and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Theetiquettorialist
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Do not bother!

I went on this trip using my Vienna Pass, but if I had paid the full 20+ Euro price, I would have been extermely disappointed. It is SO boring. There are 'sights' for about the first 5 minutes, and then you motor relentlessly on along...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank allatseaSouthampton
Reviewed 8 January 2019
Not worth wasting your time

This is not the Danube - it is a Danube canal. During the cruise we only saw concrete walls and some small bridges, all covered in graffiti (which I understand is considered as urban art...). We had the Vienna Pass and did not pay the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kiss_theo
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Response from SallyTop10 |
I have to agree that we found this tour boring and regretted the time wasted when we could have been visiting a real tourist attraction. Staff on river trip were great.