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Have you ever dreamed of touring the magnificent bays of Lake Lucerne in the elegant ambience of an exclusive yacht? Now you may enjoy such an experience on our new Panorama-Yacht "SAPHIR" during a 1-hour cruise. Sit back and make yourself...more
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Reviewed January 5, 2019

We enjoyed our trip on the Saphir. They have an audio service in many languages. Most people on board were South Korean. We got good seats inside by the window which we appreciated. The cruise was nice, and the audio informative. There is food and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank May1958
Reviewed December 14, 2018

The Saphir boat tour on Lake Lucerne was very informative as the audio guide presented an interesting history and features of the mountains, castles and the lake. To keep warm in the December cold, blankets were thoughtfully provided for passengers' use.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank joachiml70
Reviewed September 15, 2018

This was a lovely trip, good English commentary and got in close to the shore to see things. A nice boat with friendly staff. The lake is beautiful and you get to see the more remote 'country' parts of it, which I'd like to go...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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LakeLucerne-SGV, Team Sales at Panorama-Yacht Saphir, responded to this reviewResponded September 27, 2018

Dear Janet Thank you very much for your feedback which helps us to improve our service. Best regards from Lake Lucerne!

Reviewed August 13, 2018

This was a nice modern boat, which was both comfortable and quiet. Thought the price was quite reasonable (for Switzerland) with the Swiss train 1/2 price card. The views around the lake are really quite something and this was a real treat on what was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Shepz85
Reviewed June 15, 2018

My wife and I took a one-hour lake cruise on the Saphir. The boat was great and the view of Lucerne and surrounding area was incredible. I have to say though, that many of the other passengers on our cruise were rude, loud, pushy and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank JKWilson195
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

We thought the price was a little high. But you do get a very comfy boat with many seating options, along with headphones. I feel they need to get a better queueing system, as a large group of Asian tourists just barged past us to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank hayley567567
Reviewed April 29, 2018

The boat is beautiful --no such thing as a bad view. Crew is outstanding; very kind and easy to find someone who speaks English. Recommend doing the boat as soon as you arrive in Lucerne as it puts you in exactly the right frame of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank Shellseeker58
Reviewed January 30, 2018

If you want to know the story, see the architecture and nature around this city this cruise will let you do that. 60 beautiful minutes on the lake that can make you fall in love for Lucerne. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank VanessaV1303
Reviewed January 10, 2018 via mobile

60 min trip is okay. Nice boat and good to see some interesting houses along the water. Only 25 CHF is 20-30% to expensive.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank markes1979
Reviewed January 5, 2018

Well worth the one hour trip! Audio tour guide giving interesting facts. Pier 7 is across the bridge and only 3 tour a day in winter.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Dear Sir / Madam Thank you very much for your inquiry. The boat service inlcudes a 1-hour cruise with a stunning view on the surrounding mountains, and includes an Audio guide in 12 languages. On our webside (FrontPage) you... More
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