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Boat trips on Lake Lucerne (EN)

Nov 04, 2018   |   by Aline   |   7 comments

Boat trips on Lake Lucerne

Here some boat trip suggestions for a family day trip on Lake Lucerne.
Lucerne is a perfect base in Switzerland with kids, here you can board to go to Mount Rigi, do the Golden Round trip to Mount Pilatus, and easely travel to Interlaken, Zurich and other Cantons in Central Switzerland.

Lucerne- Verkershaus Lido

During summer we love to make a short trip from Lucerne Pier 2 to Verkershaus – Lido (Museum of Transport), the trip costs about CHF 8,-per adult and is the most beautiful way to get on Public Pool Lido.


You will feel enchating by Weggis, I promise! 🙂 Up to Lucerne Riviera!! Here you can take the Cable Car to go up to the Mount Rigi.

Lucerne Riviera – Weggis

Vitznau – Rigi

Vitznau is also a charming village, just in front of the Lake Lucerne. From Vitznau, the trip to the Mountain Queen of the Mountains is by train!

Lake Lucerne Boat Trips

Vitznau and Diamant motorship

Golden Roundtrip to Mount Pilatus

To read all about the Golden roundtrip to Mount Pilatus, read here link.


Golden Roundtrip

Saphir Yacht Panoramic Trip

The one-hour tour in Lake Lucerne was fascinating!! Do you know how swiss people used to communicate in the Alps? Or where are the healing waters of the ‘Kaltbad’ mineral springs around Lake Lucerne? If not yet, you have to make this trip =) Daily departures, price CHF 27.00, children 13.50. With Swiss Travel Pass or Half Fare CHF 16.50 per adult. From May to September, another Tipp is the Sunset Boat Tour, departs around 7:00 pm on the Pier, and costs CHF 28 per adult.

Lake Lucerne Boat Trips

Yacht Saphir – Lucerne

Lake Lucerne Boat Trips

Schweizerhof Lucerne

Lake Lucerne Boat Trips

Yacht Saphir – Lucerne

Bürgerstock Resort

A brand new boat takes guests and tourists from Lucerne To the Bürgerstock Resort, Historic Hotel, which was reopened in 2017. * Note that this Funicular is the oldest in Switzerland, built-in 1888! Prices per adult: CHF 34 boat trip only, round trip from Lucerne. CHF 84 included the Funicular to Resort.

Lake Lucerne Boat Trips

Arriving at the Bürgerstock and Resort Finiculare

Urnerlake und Tell’s Chapel

This route from Lucerne to Beckenried is also one of the most beautiful from the “Grand Tour of Switzerland.” One part of the trip is made by Ferry “Tell Sprung.” Part of Switzerland’s history, this Chapel was build in 1880.

Urnersee – Tell’s Chapel


For sure, one of the most beautiful Villages around Lake Lucerne, from Brunnen you can do a family day trip to Victoriainox Visitor Centre, link here
Swiss Knife Valley – Victorinox (EN).

Lake Lucerne Boat Trips

Brunnen, Canton Schwyz

Lake Lucerne Boat Trips

Grand Tour of Switzeland Highlight: Brunnen

Something that I love at SVG Boat trips is the “Nikki Spielkiste” for Kids. Take a look =)


Spielkiste – Toys Treasure


Central Switzerland Region

Information and times of all boat trips of Lake Lucerne, you can check the website of the SVG, link here. If you have any questions, write to us with a comment!

Thanks for reading!! I´m Aline and glad to show you our tips for your best vacation in Switzerland with Kids! We are based in Lucerne and weekly testing families day trips and outdoor adventures! Enjoy and welcome to Switzerland! 🙂

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