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Address: Seestrasse 9, Thun 3600, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 58 327 48 11
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Ahoy there - and welcome aboard! Turquoise blue waters, mountain peaks...

Ahoy there - and welcome aboard! Turquoise blue waters, mountain peaks capped with eternal snows, and a cool breeze in your face - high time for a cruise on Lake Thun or Lake Brienz! So switch off and come to life! Leave your everyday worries behind, let your thoughts soar, and relax and unwind. A cruise on Lake Thun or Lake Brienz takes you past picturesque fishing villages and castles steeped in history. So whether it's Mediterranean flair on Lake Thun or a cruise through crystal-clear glacier waters on Lake Brienz, on every steamer the ship's kitchens are there to cater to our guests' well-being. What are you waiting for? "Cast off and set sail!"

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A Grand Day Out!

Christmas Lunch 2015 - a great way to spend an afternoon on the Lake of Thun in Switzerland. The service is friendly, attentive and experienced. The food is good and the wine just... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Mike E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Christmas Lunch 2015 - a great way to spend an afternoon on the Lake of Thun in Switzerland. The service is friendly, attentive and experienced. The food is good and the wine just right, it's a rather different way to enjoy Christmas Day. To round it off you simply require the right people but that's your responsibility....!

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Thank Mike E
Andreas_Haesler, Guest Relations Manager at BLS Schifffahrt, responded to this review

Hello Mike E Thanks for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your Christmas Lunch on our boat last year. Maybe you are here as well in 2016 for your Christmas Lunch? Or you might enjoy a dinner on our Christmas Special Cruise in the evening. Best wishes Andreas More 

Gold Bar, Washington
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214 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

BLS Schifffahrt was wonderful boat ride. We got the first class tickets. More expensive but seats were on the top deck. The advantage being you could see more than lower deck. I went inside after a while. It was very sunny and warm day but I got a little cold so stayed inside and outside. Had a latte inside cafe... More 

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Thank sandy12
Andreas_Haesler, Guest Relations Manager at BLS Schifffahrt, responded to this review

Hello sandy12 Thanks for your comment. We are glad you enjoyed your trip on our boat. It is true it can become quite chilly on our boat. A good idea to have a hot drink inside. Another possibility is to stand at the rear (Stern) of the boat near the doors. It is still cold but there is no or... More 

France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is one of the small lakes in Switzerland, Lake of Thun. Peaceful boat ride with a deep blue water color. A half hour tour on the lake shows you the wonders of the mountains and little town.

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Olympia, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

This area is sometimes called, the “Riviera of Lake Thun”. It is surrounded by fabulous mountain scenery, cozy villages, castles, vineyards, medieval churches, gorgeous old residences. We went from Thun (across from the train station) to Interlaken and then took the train back to Thun. The Sunday buffet, costs a bit more, has limited choices, but is good. It was... More 

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Andreas_Haesler, costumer care at BLS Schifffahrt, responded to this review

Hello KimberlyKunz Glad to hear you enjoyed the trip on our boat. Enjoy your holidays in Switzerland. Best wishes Andreas More 

Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

I went to Thun on a Shearings coach, an interesting place to visit. We travelled to Interlaken, a trip of two hours, great scenery from lake. We called at many locations. Food and drink expensive on boat. This trip may be better in winter, but a good experience, cost of fare worth every penny.

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

We took a boat trip from Thun to Interlaken. The fare was covered in a day travel train pass. Please take care while using train travel as many offers are available. Journey on boat was very pleasant. There were many stations en route to Interlaken.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2015

its a long cruise for around 2 hours and makes you see various landscapes of Interlaken till Thun. you have to get down at Thun station and come back by train and if by chance you take the last cruise and want to catch the train which matches perfect then you have to leave little fast as there is only... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

I highly recommend the boat rides of Thunersee! Just gorgeous! We took the 4 hour ride up and back on the Thunersee (which required a boat change) and it was fabulous! Took us into Spiez which is an AMAZINGLY picturesque town to traipse through.

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Naperville, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

A huge boat with plenty of seating takes you from Interlaken West train station to Thun one way for about 2.5 hours and then you take the train home. Cost is about $65 per person plus you pay for the train home. Drinks and food are available on the boat inside or out. The upper deck is first class. Everyone... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2014

Two stops worth considering: Oberhofen, a small castle on the north side of the lake just before Thun, and Fallensee, just before Spietz on the south shore. We got off at Fallensee to stretch our legs on a short lake-side walking trail - a mile at most-- to Spietz. It was just gorgeous. A flat, easy hike with a lot... More 

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