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We are the youngest boat cruising company of Budapest but operating a ship built in 1927. We are cruising differently! We have NOT: Boring audio and/or guided tours, Tourist prices, Cheap & crappy welcome drinks, Mandatory seating. What we offer...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Szent Istvan park pier, Budapest 1137, Hungary
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were a group of 5 and the cruise was nice, wellcome drinks not as promised but we dis not mind. What spoild the whole evening for all was one staff member who I asked to use the toilet when existing the ship and he...More

Thank Bojan B
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The boat wasn’t very pretty, it was exactly what you paid for. Looks cheap, old etc. However the tour itself was really good, great to see Budapest in the dark with amazing lights. Could’ve been shorter, but overall we enjoyed it and it was really...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Sumjamo0502
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I booked an hour long "cruise" starting at 6:20 pm and were not disappointed by the views and sites. Excellent budget (approx £15 in total) experience especially when you compare it with the cost of the funicular tram to Buda Hill costing...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank MIDHURSTMOODYBLUES
Reviewed 1 week ago

Couldn’t really any fault this trip at all especially as it only cost us just under £8 each! The boat sails from Dock 42 at the Carl Lutz rakpart and it’s located just north of the Margaret Bridge. It’s about a 15 minute walk from...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank bluebear1905
Reviewed 1 week ago

The sight of Budapest lit up at night is well worth the cost of this excursion. The food (which was quite good) and wine are the bonus. Also, the service from the two young ladies was good. This was one of the highlights of our...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DLBrown57
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

BASICALLY DON’T BOTHER. Went on this cruise and really enjoyed the first half an hour of it. Ordered two wines, a Rosé & a Chardonnay 0.1l with the waitress which were 360 Ft each which I thought was rather reasonable. Brought out to us and...More

2  Thank amberpeck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the cruise at out first night in Budapest to get a first impression of the city. It was great and the service on boat was very friendly and drinks were cheap. Best start for a city trip!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank InaLo23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to find at Dock 42. Get in line early if you want a seat inside, and even more so if you want a table next to the window! You get a warm wine or juice when you step on board. More drinks are available...More

Thank C4CTravels
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Prompt, lots of seating, watered down mulled wine but tasted nice enough. Blankets if needed. Did a loop and down the Danube. Overall, a really enjoyable 90 mins! Would highly recommend for the price.

Thank om1393
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For the price you pay this is by far the best thing to do in Budapest at night! I recommend doing it on the first night - the views are stunning because so many buildings (The Parliament, The Castle etc) are lit up. Then during...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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TurnerArctic
20 February 2019|
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100% safe, just like in any city be aware of your surroundings.
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Bernadette C
29 July 2018|
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Response from Steve B | Reviewed this property |
In response to your questions Pier is a little way along the road from the nearest tram/bus stop. The pier access itself is quite steep and varies according to the height of the river. We only had the free welcome drink The... More
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Sammigh
8 June 2018|
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Response from Jimmy M | Reviewed this property |
I know that if they have room, i.e. they are not sold out they will sell tickets as you get on, but I did not see an office anywhere. Hope that helps
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