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Itinerary
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.
Locations visited
Danube Canal (Donau Kanal)
Urania Sternwarte
DDSG Blue Danube
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.
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
  • 75-minute cruise time leaves plenty of time for more activities in the day
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Reviewed yesterday
Waste of time and dough

We stayed 3 days in Vienna. Wanted to see as much as we could handle in a big city and 30 °C heat. Coming back from Shonbrunn Palace visit, we noticed this river cruise when exiting metro station. Thinking, that would be something great to...More

Thank RomEra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Danube Canal

Nice relaxing 70 minutes on a boat down the canal. Don't be confused this boat doesn't go out into the Danube River just goes up the canal and back so the sites are quite imited in a quite nrrow canal.

Thank John L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Cruise the most boring parts of Vienna

People falling asleep from absolute boredom. This cruise takes you on canals past industrial parts of the city. Not recommended.More

Thank SMCJan
Marion T, eCommerce Manager at DDSG Blue Danube, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear SMCJan, thank you for giving us your feedback on TripAdvisor. We are sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy the tour because of the natural scenery. Maybe the Grand Danube River Cruise would have been better for you. We hope you will give us...More

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile
Underwhelming

We were very disappointed in this trip and would not recommend it. There is very little to see in the canal apart from the small cribs on the riverbank where they fish from. The Danube itself was not much better the highlight was probably the...More

Thank peanut1810
Marion T, eCommerce Manager at DDSG Blue Danube, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Peanut1810, many thanks for your time and your feedback. We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the tour because of the scenery. Our goal is to offer a boat trip where our guests can relax and watch Vienna from the water....More

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile
Waste of time and money

Not only was this cruise heinously expensive, it was also a complete let down. There was nothing at all to see, the audio could wasn’t audible and the service was non-existent. Save yourself the money and explore on foot.More

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DDSG_Blue_Danube, Manager at DDSG Blue Danube, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Jonathan W, thank you for your time and for your feedback here on TripAdvisor. We are sorry to read, that you did not enjoy our tour. Our goal is to offer a boat trip where our guests can relax and watch Vienna from the...More

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Catawayo
17 September 2018|
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Response from exercisejunkey | Reviewed this property |
I enjoyed the trip but it didn't cover as much of the city it is more the canal. So l would check the routes it takes then see if your still interested.
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