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Am Hof 126, Hallstatt 4830, Austria
+43 6134 8228
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Reviewed 14 February 2019 via mobile

Hallstatt is a village on Lake Hallstatt's western shore in Austria's mountainous Salzkammergut region which has 16th-century Alpine houses. an ancient salt mine with a subterranean salt lake We did not take the tram to the top of the hill as we find it costly...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank satwantpool
Reviewed 13 February 2019 via mobile

Its a small boat. But a lot of people can fit in. The boat has several seating places. It also has a deck on the back where you can stand and enjoy the view. The lake does not have high waves at all. So you...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jojo I
Reviewed 26 September 2018

This rountrip boat ride to Hallstat was included in our combo obb ticket. A short ride hardly 10 mins but with breathtaking views. It can get really crowded on the outer deck. But its manageable. You can buy the ticket before entering the boat,2/3 Euros...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank AsthaDush
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Best way to approach Hallstatt as you’ll not get a better view from the lake without buying a boat trip. Regular service to and from the train station. If you were on bikes and want a side visit you could park up at the station...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank brinylobster
Reviewed 5 August 2018

A memorable scene is arriving by ferry to the town, classic vistas of the landmark Lutheran Church in the centre of the lake front. Returning to the railway station afforded us further opportunities to soak up the glorious panoramas from the lake.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank permia
Reviewed 3 August 2018

Late July in Hallstatt and there is absolutely no parking. So drive 5 minutes to Obertraun‎ and catch the ferry back to Hallstatt. It’s hard to find the ferry but it is on the thin dock that sticks out into the water -unmanned. There is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank SoCalBusinessman
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I can recommend the round trip on the lake. The ship was big enough offering a lot of space and possibilities to take pictures. a disappointment were how tables were clean and the offer in the bar. Hot chocolate was a disaster!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Samot_K_1
Reviewed 2 June 2018

I arrived by train, to Hallstatt. Once i got off train, i walked by the little station, down a walkway, which led right to the boat. Once on the boat, there was a lady taking money for either one way or roundtrip. I chose roundtrip,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Deezy1
Reviewed 30 May 2018

Great views from the ferry ride from Hallstatt to the train station on the opposite shore and back again. The ticket office has the schedule - be early as the ferry leaves promptly at the appointed time. We sat on deck until it started to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank ChanFamily88
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

The place is nice, really beautiful but totally overcrowded by tourists especially by Chinese. Thus I recommend to visit it in off season, when only few Chinese are visiting it. Plus: you can park 90 minutes for free!

Date of experience: May 2018
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26 July 2018|
Response from 822alwaleeda | Reviewed this property |
the tickets sold onboard , round trip, they didn’t Accept any kind of credit card ( just cask) , 5 min will be enough before the ferry move to train station, and, there are time before the last train arrived( I remembered... More
24 August 2015|
Response from Bshfr |
and would it be worth an overnight stay or would just a day trip from Vienna or Salzburg be sufficient?