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Address: Franz Josef Kai | Landing Makartsteg, Salzburg 5020, Austria
Phone Number:
+43 662 82576912
11:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Experience Salzburg's Old Town and surroundings from a new perspective! The...

Experience Salzburg's Old Town and surroundings from a new perspective! The Salzach river-boat offers you a range of tours to choose from. Whether it's a romantic evening cruise, or a cruise and visit to the Palace of Hellbrunn and its facilities, this trip along the river offers fantastic views of the city of Salzburg and its many sights. In the evening, the landing station of the "Amadeus Salzburg" then transforms into a well-attended Cocktailbar the "Amadeus Salzach Island Bar" with a special flair.

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Comfortable and relaxed.

We really appreciate the elegant but funny and kind with "little" kids capitanes :) The finish waltz 2 two 360 degr. boat turnouts .The river boat trip doesn't seams to short... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Bogdan R
Bucharest, Romania
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Bucharest, Romania
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We really appreciate the elegant but funny and kind with "little" kids capitanes :) The finish waltz 2 two 360 degr. boat turnouts .The river boat trip doesn't seams to short but really can t be compare with the Jazz Boats on Vltava in Praha.

Thank Bogdan R
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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74 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A great way to see Salzburg from a different angle, the water. Great commentary and music, very suitable. Just the right amount of time for this cruise. Would recommend and it was great value with the Salzburg Card.

1 Thank PiaE
Hastings, United Kingdom
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850 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

It was a nice enough trip - price was included with the Salzburg card. They take you for a trip down the river to Hellebraun and back again. Captain was amusing and filled you in on the different buildins being passed. A nice way to spend 45 minutes.

1 Thank MrsBsTravels
Ottawa, Canada
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Cruise wasn't very long, and you didn't really get to see much more than you could see just walking around.

Thank Sally F
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This was included in the Salzburg card and was totally worth it! The captains are very charming and humourous. The views of the city from the river give a very different feel of the city. Relax, enjoy, listen to the commentary, and have a beer on the boat

Thank Ilsie
Penzance, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

If you have the Salzburg Card this is great value, without it it is quite expensive for a 40 minute cruise. Book as early as you can and pay the 3 euro extra to guarantee an outside seat if the weather is fine. The commentary is very informative as you cruise past the sights, but once you go out of... More 

Thank Philip B
St. Louis USA
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106 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

This is another way to view the Salzburg skyline. It was a nice change of pace, but once you motor past the last buildings it's just a river. The views were not much different than you get from walking along the river banks. I would only recommend taking this if you have the Salzburg card as it is included. Kids... More 

1 Thank travel0723
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Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This cruise and the dancing ship was worthwhile. The young lady that captains the boat is knowledgable and very pleasant.

Thank Dror B
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

We choose to go on a boat tour as this activity was included on the Salzburg card. This was an interesting way to see the city, but most likely would not have done it if it wasn't part of the Salzburg card package What I liked: Good view of the main buildings on the outskirt of old town and the... More 

1 Thank ottwatrvllr
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Book your ticket early as they will sell out!! Luckily we were able to get tickets from the waiting list and experience a cruise on the Salzach. The captain of our cruise was highly entertaining and made the experience worth it. I recommend trying to get a seat close to the windows if you are shorter as it can be... More 

Thank Megan B

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