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Salzach River Boat Cruises

Franz Josef Kai | Landing Makartsteg, Salzburg 5020, Austria
+43 662 82576912
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Experience Salzburg's Old Town and surroundings from a new perspective! The Salzach river-boat offers you a range of tours to choose from. Whether it's a romantic evening cruise, or a cruise and visit to the Palace of Hellbrunn and its facilities, this trip along the river offers fantastic views of the city of Salzburg and its many sights. In the evening, the landing station of the "Amadeus Salzburg" then transforms into a well-attended Cocktailbar the "Amadeus Salzach Island Bar" with a special flair.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Franz Josef Kai | Landing Makartsteg, Salzburg 5020, Austria
+43 662 82576912

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cruise of only one end of the Salzach River was a complete waste of money. If you are interested in hearing commentary about the surrounding buildings, architecture, history etc., forget it. The commentary is very limited with more detail about the capacity of the...More

Thank Barbara Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty boring boat ride. We went because it was included with the Salzburg Card so I'm glad I didn't pay the €15. Takes about 40 minutes and is billed as giving you a different view of Salzburg from the river. You would be better off...More

Thank S R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we had taken cruise from viator.com in the evening . it was a beautiful ride especially i got happy when i saw a lady being the captain of the cruise. she was so beautiful n charming she allowed to take selfie with her. very happy...More

Thank NainaBhatia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The boat cruise was included in our Salzburg card. They run every hour on the hour. We tried to get tickets at 5:45, but they were full. We got our 6 tickets for the 7pm ride, and got back at 6:45 to line up (it...More

1  Thank Lee-Ann J
Reviewed September 15, 2017

We enjoyed a relaxing cruise on the Salzach River with the Stadt Schiff Fahrt (City Cruise Line). It took about 50 minutes with a wonderful pilot/guide providing explanations in German and English back by other audio. Tour 1 takes you up river to the point...More

Thank Peter0457
Reviewed September 15, 2017

An excellent trip of around 45 minutes. The river is very fast flowing and the boat has been specially built to be able to power against the flow, it is powered by two jet boat engines. There is a commentary in German and English detailing...More

Thank ihenshaw
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

The boat ride is pleasant, takes around 40 minutes and is a good place to rest your feet for a while. We did the boat ride because we had the Salzburg card which was definitely worth it in that case however not sure I would...More

Thank Claire T
Reviewed August 29, 2017

Good trip up the river with commentary of the sights. Good fun when the pilot puts his foot down outside the city and does spins to Mozart on the return.

Thank Martyn R
Reviewed August 22, 2017

As we had a Salzburg Card, we decided to give this boat ride a go, due to having a few extra hours spare in our afternoon. While the boat trip is free, we paid a little extra to have seats on the outside deck of...More

Thank DCB95
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

It is a short ride, the boat itself is very clean and the personnel on board are very friendly and helpful. It is however hot during the day in the summer. It is nice to see the bridges and to enjoy the vistas from the...More

Thank pedidoctx
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Heather V
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Response from travelgal14497 | Reviewed this property |
The tour we took was a one-hour tour up the river and then back down, so I'm sorry I don't know about getting discounts on the other tours. Sorry!