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Schifffahrtsgesellschaft des Vierwaldstattersees

Closed Now: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 12:50 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Cruises amid splendid alpine scenery. See Central Switzerland at its best - from the comfort of a boat: 5 paddle steamers and 14 motor cruise ships will take you to famous historical sites like the Rutli Meadow, the Schiller Stone or the Tell...more
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Werftestrasse 5, Lucerne 6005, Switzerland
+41 41 367 67 67
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Reviewed September 17, 2016

What a evening/night! We booked the Gala evening for the MS "Unterwalden" two month before the 1st of August (Swiss National Day). Other friends also booked for this tour. The boat was fully booked. We and our friends didn't have a place at the same...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Panasonic99
Reviewed August 7, 2016

The company is bosth, essential for transport and for pleasure. The ships are beautiful, the service is pleasant. The views incredible. A boat to take even if you have zero reason to do so.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed July 30, 2016

This is a great thing to start a wedding party on a historic old Swiss Steam Boat. Especially on a hot summer afternoon.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank PoliticalAtheist
Reviewed July 10, 2016

Awesome view especially on sunrise, luckily we had a sunny n clear day there. Boating was too great experience.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank CNJ-007
Reviewed July 4, 2016

We boarded a boat of the lake Lucerne boat company with an international group just opposite the Lucerne concert hall. We drove to Alpnachstad for a visit on Pilatus Mountain. We had a fisrt class reservation in the upper deck restaurant and were served a...More

Date of experience: June 2016
3  Thank 61_IslandHopper
Reviewed June 8, 2016

This was a rainy day, so did not consider Rigi trip, which we would have chosen if weather allowed good visibility. Love the old steamship and that we could see engine and paddle function. There were three people manning ticket windows, but only one actually...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Dee948
Reviewed June 6, 2016

Lake Lucerne starts right in front of the Lucerne main train station and is one of the most refreshing part of your Lucerne Trip especially the ride on the boat around the shore of the Lake Lucerne and the walk around the avenues when on...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Karthik B
Reviewed May 22, 2016

wonderful combination of lake, hills & garden. when you're at this lake, you can spend several hours without getting tired. The walk along the lake amidst the garden area is refreshing. You'll find few church's and some beautiful trees on the way.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank 181adityas
Reviewed May 15, 2016

If you are Indian travelling to Luzern, you must have already heard of Kanchi restaurant and the dinner cruise. These are the guys who manage a lake lucerne cruise which you must avoid at all cost. I was expecting a serene ride along the sides...More

Date of experience: May 2016
4  Thank SourishNath
Reviewed April 19, 2016

It is a very beautiful place. I was in Lucerne for 3 days and in those 3 days we passed by the lake twice. Me and my family also enjoyed a pedal boating experience there. There are alot of boating options available and one can...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Carol R
May 25, 2017|
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Response from semagora | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember where we got the tickets, but you could get that info at the swissinsidertours site. They know just about everything in Switzerland.
Rajendra D
May 7, 2015|
Response from LakeLucerne-SGV | Property representative |
Dear Rajendra Many thanks for your interest in our offers. On Lake Lucerne we are offering a lot of different cruises from 1h up to 5,5h in a splendid alpine scenery. On the day cruise of 5,5h we will take you along Mt Rigi... More
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