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“Good cheap fun”
Review of Rheinfahre

Rheinfahre
Ranked #1 of 157 things to do in Basel
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: The four Rhine ferries cross the Rhein on four different places Contact: St. Alban Fähre: 0041 79 659 63 66 Münster-Fähre: 0041 77 400 65 41 Klingental-Fähre: 0041 79 659 63 67 St.Johan-Fähre: 0041 79 659 63 68
Reviewed 16 July 2014

The Rhein flow so fast here and a boat crossing of the river is a unique experience. As is watching
People floating by you at great speed another unique experience

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Reviewed 7 July 2014

Great way to get across the river and get some interesting water level photos of the city skyline and bridges. Its only 1.60 franks a person, but its a very short trip. Still worth doing though.

3  Thank Ethan L
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Reviewed 6 July 2014

There are four of these "tethered" ferries crossing the river in Basel and they are great fun. They only cost Sfr 1.60 per person and the journey time is dependent on the strength of the current that day - from a few minutes to 10 minutes or so!

If you are visiting the city you should take time to cross the river in one of these little vehicles.

2  Thank Colin H
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

We were eating lunch aboard our riverboat, but several tables had been discussing how the ferry near the stern of our boat got back and forth across the Rhine. So six of us decided to go find out. Our ferryman spoke excellent English and explained how the ferry sailed across. He was very nice to visit with as just the six of us took a leisurely trip to the opposite bank and back. It was a beautiful day on the Rhine River and a unique experience for us.

1  Thank travel7continents
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Reviewed 29 June 2014

It is worth at least one trip on one of these quaint ferries. Each one has a different decoration, and the way it uses the current to cross the river is quite fascinating. Cost is minimal, and even in summer there are not massive crowds.

Thank 133Christine
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