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Konigsee

83471 Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany
+49 8652 96360
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The emerald-green Königssee near Berchtesgaden is surrounded by steep walls of rock, with the 1800-metre east wall of the Watzmann towering above its west shore.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful lake” (135 reviews)
“boat trip” (165 reviews)
“st bartholoma” (32 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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83471 Berchtesgaden, Bavaria, Germany
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+49 8652 96360
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"beautiful lake"
in 135 reviews
"boat trip"
in 165 reviews
"st bartholoma"
in 32 reviews
"clear water"
in 17 reviews
"boat stops"
in 14 reviews
"electric boat"
in 37 reviews
"last stop"
in 22 reviews
"lake obersee"
in 24 reviews
"ice chapel"
in 16 reviews
"smoked fish"
in 13 reviews
"natural beauty"
in 17 reviews
"souvenir shops"
in 13 reviews
"short hike"
in 14 reviews
"minute walk"
in 16 reviews
"beer garden"
in 13 reviews
"cable car"
in 21 reviews
"sunny day"
in 22 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

We had perfect viewing conditions, giving us full appreciation of the outstanding setting. Beautifully located between soaring mountain peaks, the light resulted in shimmering blue water. A wonderful sight.

Thank permia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Loved the trip but long lines at 10 am and seemed much better after we returned later in the afternoon. You can only pre pay for larger groups of 20 people so everyone else needs to wait in ticket lines. Otherwise nicely organized and lovely...More

Thank caper36
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful boat ride on an electric boat. The guide plays a brief piece of local music on a horn so the passengers can hear the echo. Great trails for hiking, historic facts about the lake, lake statistics, the church stop is to view the historic...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

I travelled to this place twice and without doubt the Autumn season is the better season if you like the colours of Nature! The boat ride is about 1 hour to the Bartholomeo's Church. The guided boat ride is in Deutsch and English and our...More

Thank PaporiR
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The view of the lack is amazing, the issue we faced with boat ride is the difficulty to communicate as all staff only speak German, once we got on the boat the tour guide only spoke in German, we didn’t get any info on the...More

Thank Nabeel A
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very nice place to go at the area of Berchtesgaden. Bus connection via BG Main Station or big parking area. Mostly full after noon. Parking fee! Cheaper with guest card you get from your local host. Many shops at the entrance and a good tourist...More

Thank mahljo
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is one of the prettiest lakes I've ever been to. There are two stops, the inner lake Obersee is amazingly clear with a lovely aquamarine coloured water! You shall dedicate a full day for the 2 stops trip. The electric boats are rather slow...More

Thank Marthese S
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I travelled a lot of Bavaria this Summer, north and south but this was the highlight by far. Myself and a friend only managed to stay here for a few hours but even if you miss the last boat out on the water late in...More

Thank Paul C
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Reviewed 6 days ago

OK, so the boat trip is nice and Obersee is beautiful but ... the whole place is SO busy. You have a large car park, a line of tacky shops and a very crowded lake side as hundreds of people are herded onto the boats....More

Thank Nickdhart
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You get stuffed like sardines, but its the only way to get in the water and get to "Obersee". The restaurant at the end og the lake is awefull! Selfservice and the food is better at an army barracks! Eat from home, or bring your...More

Thank Christian A
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abualimm82
August 16, 2018|
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Response from Katoo | Reviewed this property |
Timetable of the boats can be found online:you can find all boat times on this timetable (untill okt. 14) on the website of Seenschifffahrt. If you take the boat to the furthest point, it takes about 1h15mins. If you don't... More
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Lynsey H
August 5, 2018|
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Response from Kujxn | Reviewed this property |
Buses 841 and 842 leave Berchtesgaden train station for Königssee. 841 runs every hour while 842 runs more infrequently. >”where we can get a boat” There are boats that depart at the pier but if you meant hiring a boat for... More
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taralavoie
August 5, 2018|
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Response from Gary H | Reviewed this property |
Hello I am not sure from Munich but if you Google you may find a company from Konigsee itself. I know they run tours from Obersalzburg. Have a look on Google I am sure you will find something.
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