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Dresden: River Sightseeing Boat Cruise

Dresden: River Sightseeing Boat Cruise

Activity provider: WEIßE FLOTTE SACHSEN GmbH
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From US$ 21.93 per person

Discover Dresden on a charming paddle steamer or modern boat cruise along the Elbe River. Take a look at the city's landmarks and admire Loschwitz Bridge, better known as "Blue Wonder Bridge".

About this activity

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Duration 1.5 hours
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Host or greeter
German, English
Audio guide included
German, English
Wheelchair accessible


  • Feel the wind in your hair as you cruise down the calm Elbe River
  • Pass the Elbe bridges and see the famous Loschwitz Bridge up close
  • Discover the history and charm of Dresden from a different perspective
  • Relax on a boat trip down the Elbe with great views of the Elbe Palaces
  • Tuck into local and tasty food and drinks available on board the boat
Full description

Discover Dresden's charm and history on a boat cruise down the Elbe River. See the Elbe Valley's most beautiful landmarks and the historic old town of Dresden on this sightseeing boat cruise.

Begin at the Terrassenufer and discover the three Elbe palaces: Albrechtsberg Palace, Eckberg Palace, and the Lingner Palace. Travel to the Loschwitz Villa Quarter and pass four of the famous Elbe Bridges, including Loschwitz Bridge, affectionately known as the "Blue Wonder".

  • Boat tour
  • Audio commentary
  • Food and drinks (can be purchased on board)
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Board the boat at Terrassenufer, Dresden (Terrassenufer is underneath Brühlschen Terrasse, 01067 Dresden).

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Important information

What to bring

  • Student card
  • Disability card

Not allowed

  • Smoking

Know before you go

  • In case of extremely high or low water levels, the timetable may change or certain trips may be cancelled
  • For wheelchairs or buggies, please notify the company
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 1413 reviews

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Great Audio if You Can Hear It

A large group of middle aged loudly yacking Germans ruined the trip for the rest of us, both English and German speaker. We were inside because it was such a hot day. No doubt the audio was ok on the upper deck on the outside, Beautiful modern boat with great service. Just try to avoid a group booking. The scenery is beautiful

June 17, 2019

Nice way to spend a gloomy afternoon

This boat ride was quick and simple, but the commentary (in English and German) was interesting. Not a bad way to spend what was a gloomy Sunday afternoon. Oh and the hot chocolate was yum! Just make sure you have enough time to go tonthe ticket booth to get your ticket (you need a paper ticket even though you have an electronic one) and find the wharf (which you won’t know until you go to the ticket booth)

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October 15, 2018

Comfortable boat, with options for eating, drinking & lots of seating

Our voucher was swapped for tickets at a booth beside the Elbe River and we joined a queue at dock number 4. The boat was large with lots of indoor and outdoor seating. Snacks and meals were available for purchase as well as a variety of drinks. The commentary was in German and English at various intervals of the ride and provided good information. We were lucky with 80 degree weather!

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July 22, 2018

Product ID: 57945