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Danube Canal City Sightseeing Cruise in Vienna

Highlights
  • Sightseeing cruise on the Danube gives a different perspective on Vienna
  • Unobstructed views and photo ops of highlights on the riverbanks
  • Onboard commentary detailing the history and architecture of local landmarks
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Danube Canal City Sightseeing Cruise in Vienna
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Overview
Get unobstructed views of Vienna's top sights from the deck on this Danube boat cruise. Snap photos of Badeschiff Vienna, the Rossauer Barracks, the Zaha Hadid House, and other highlights. You’ll hear commentary about the history and culture of each landmark, providing information you might not learn on your own. Choose a seat outside, or opt for the comfortable indoor salon if you need a break from the sun.
What to Expect
Arrive at Shipstation City port ready to relax and take in the sights on your 75-minute cruise. Having booked in advance, you're guaranteed a spot on this Danube River cruise, which is very popular during the height of summer. Find a spot on the outdoor deck or in the plush indoor salon as the boat takes off.

This comprehensive tour of the landmarks on the banks of the Danube includes the benefit of insightful commentary from an onboard guide. Learn about Vienna's rich history, culture, and architecture while you travel. Unobstructed views make for great photos, including the colorful Spittelau waste plant designed by Friedensreich Hundertwasser, the Zaha Hadid-House, Otto Wagner’s Schützenhaus, and the floating swimming pool on a ship called Badeschiff Vienna.

Return to Shipstation City after 75 minutes, refreshed and ready to continue exploring the city.
Reviews (77)
1 - 5 of 64 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Not worth wasting your time

This is not the Danube - it is a Danube canal. During the cruise we only saw concrete walls and some small bridges, all covered in graffiti (which I understand is considered as urban art...). We had the Vienna Pass and did not pay the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank kiss_theo
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile
You’d better board a tram

Sad to say, this cruise is a pure tourist trap. We chose an evening tour at 4 pm in a hope of seeing nicely lit Vienna by night. Nothing of that. The city is completely dark; the fact Danube canal goes in a deep concrete...More

Thank Aleksandra_Anna
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile
Not worth the money

Sad to say that along with the other reviews we cannot recommend this cruise. There is nothing of real interest to see although I think the incineration plant was good to see because of its design and decoration. You travel for about 50 minutes along...More

Thank partickh2016
Reviewed 30 November 2018
It's still the Danube even if it is a canal!

We went in winter when the river tours are not available, so opted to do the canal cruise as another way to experience Vienna. It was part of the Vienna Pass, so you are meant to collect a ticket for the cruise from the office...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank CobaltMicks
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile
AVOID

Nothing to see worth mentioning. Have the owners ever been on another city cruise to appreciate how bad this is? Feel like I’ve been robbed - would like my money back.

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Catawayo
17 September 2018|
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Response from SallyTop10 |
I have to agree that we found this tour boring and regretted the time wasted when we could have been visiting a real tourist attraction. Staff on river trip were great.
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