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Budapest: 1-Hour Sightseeing Cruise with Welcome Drink

Activity provider: Portum Lines Cruising
Water activity

Budapest: 1-Hour Sightseeing Cruise with Welcome Drink

Activity provider: Portum Lines Cruising
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From US$ 11.92 per person

Likely to sell out

See the sights of Budapest from the River Danube on a 1-hour sightseeing cruise, and enjoy a seasonal cocktail or soft drink along the way. Glide past landmark monuments such as Buda Castle and the Vigado Concert Hall.

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Duration 1 hour
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  • See the illuminated sights of Budapest on a cruise down the River Danube
  • Sip on a welcome drink upon arrival
  • Enjoy panoramic views from the open deck and share your photos with the free Wi-Fi
  • Experience a fast check-in with your mobile voucher
Full description

Discover Budapest on a sightseeing cruise along the River Danube. Relax as you pass by some of the city's most notable landmarks as you sip on a complimentary welcome drink (a glass of prosecco, a seasonal welcome drink, or a soft drink).

Climb aboard the pleasure boat at the pier of Budapest's Szent István Park and receive your welcome beverage. Then, cruise down the River Danube, and pass monuments such as the National Parliament, Buda Castle, and the Várkert Bazár, recently restored to its original splendor. Head to the open deck for perfect views of the illuminated Vigadó Concert Hall, or look at the floodlit monuments between the Margaret Bridge and Rákóczi Bridge from the comfort of an air-conditioned deck with panoramic windows. Experience the city more like a local - although there are no audio or live guides on board the boat, it functions as a floating coffee house or pub experience with its own bar 

  • Boat cruise through downtown Budapest
  • 1 welcome drink
  • Wi-Fi
  • Additional food and drinks (available for purchase on board)
  • Live tour guide
  • Commentary

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Meeting point

Meet at Dock 42, North side, which is located about 800m north from Margaret Bridge. Look for the illuminated Dock 42 sign and the LED panel. The vessel's name will be M/S Neptun, but occasionally other boats may do the service as well. Please use your phone's navigation software or Maps. Search for "DOCK 42" or "Portum Lines." Do not rely on the zip code or address only.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Pets (assistance dogs allowed)
  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  • There are no audio or live guides on board the boat, it functions as a floating coffee house or pub experience with its own bar
  • Seats are taken in the order of arrival. There are no assigned seats, though special seating options are available
  • The boat you'll ride on is the M/S Neptun; occasionally other boats may be used
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 9626 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
  • Transportation
  • Service
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This experience was incredible and worth every penny! The only con unfortunately is something out of the cruise operator control but could somehow be addressed with potential guests: the queue jumping. It was very disrespectful. We were 2 and chose the last cruise of the day (08:40pm), we arrived before 8pm to be able to go in first and chose seats. There were already 6 people in line, divided in 2 groups. As dozens of more people started arriving everybody just started jumping the queue and disrespecting the order of arrival. People who got there before us were thrown to the back of the line and we would have been too if we didn't say anything.

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March 24, 2023

It was a nice experience. The only bad thing was that we had to be on the lower part of the boat and look through the windows that were a bit dirty, so I suggest to get there early to get the best seats. For the price I would still recommend it though. You get to see all of the main buildings illuminated at night and they are very beautiful.

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March 24, 2023

Booked for my sisters birthday. Highly recommended. Ran on time and luckily had heating inside so we were nice and warm on a cold evening. There is the option to stay inside the boat or go on the deck. We also got a non- alcoholic drink and it was okay. We booked an evening tour which was lovely - the lights were beautiful and the tour covered all of the main attractions along the river. It was a brilliant end to the trip.

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March 24, 2023

Product ID: 73250