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Address: Rheinufer, Basel 4001, Switzerland
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Nice little crossing

We were keen to go down the beautiful river, but were out of season for the main boat excursions, but this sweet little crossing takes all of 5 mins but for 1.60 (.80 for kids) is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

We were keen to go down the beautiful river, but were out of season for the main boat excursions, but this sweet little crossing takes all of 5 mins but for 1.60 (.80 for kids) is well worth it

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

A flickering candle on the table and a big bellied captain made our short trip from small to big Basel a lovely and calm one. The captain with his Swiss jokes make paying the one way ticket a fun thing to do.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Ok so I read the reviews on here and thought I'd see what the fuss was about! I didn't understand how a 5 min trip across the river could be so great but I actually loved it! It was a beautiful sunny day when we went aswell and we were both fascinated by the "zip wire" type crossing! Such a... More 

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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I really recommend taking this little trip, it's just lovely. My only complaint would be that it's not longer :)

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Basel, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

boats without motor to drive you from one side to the other; silent on the water and to enjoy another view of Basel

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Basel, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

a different way to get across the Rhein. Particularly good if you can rent it for your party and share a bottle of Champagne in the middle of the Rhein

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Relaxing, beautiful and special way to experience the city and nature. The ferry can also be booked for special events.

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Hawarden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Relaxing journey across the Rhine. Took about 3 minutes to cross the river, the water was gently moving whilst the boat pulled against it's pulley across the river.

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

A small boat that is attached to a cable to cross the Rhine. A really relaxing and romantic thing to do and you get to see the Rhine from really close. The view is quite nice even though the ride only takes some minutes. Almost for free. Typical Basel experience which has to be done if you're in Basel.

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Odenton, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

The rheinfahre is 1.6CF for adults, .8CF for kids (not included in the free Basel transportation card you get from the hotel) and will ferry you across the Rhine, there are three different points you can use the ferries but I found the one behind the Munster to be the prettiest, the boat and the views. It uses only the... More 

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