Prague River Cruise Tickets

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1-Hour Day or Evening Vltava River Sightseeing Cruise with Optional Drinks

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€16
50 min. - 1 hr.
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  • Enjoy a comprehensive cruise that captures the best sights of Prague within an hour, including the Prague Castle and the National Theatre.
  • Slip back into time as you sail under Charles Bridge, the oldest bridge in Prague, and admire the impressive Gothic structure.
  • View Prague Castle that reflects a fascinating mix of architectural styles from the last millennium.
  • Listen to exciting descriptions on the historical and modern use of the structures you pass from the online commentary.
  • Book an upgraded version of the experience that includes a glass of juice or prosecco and refreshments.

Inclusions

  • 1-hour sightseeing cruise
  • Online commentary
  • Printed guide in 16 languages (available on board)
  • Interactive guide that you can play on your mobile
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • A glass of prosecco or juice (optional)
  • Snacks (optional)
  • Online audio guide in Czech, English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, Russian, Polish, Hungarian, Swedish, Finnish, Danish, Japanese, Chinese & Greek (optional)

Exclusions

  • Live tour guide
  • Board your cruise at Prague Boats - Check-in desk.
  • Address: Dvořákovo nábř., 110 00 Josefov, Czechia.

Get Directions to the Boarding Point

  • Click here to view the cruise map
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
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1-hour Prague Historical Sightseeing cruise with Drink and Snack

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€24
Free Cancellation

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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  • Calling all the romantics and history lovers on this 1-hour cruise of Prague's famous spots to enjoy fascinating views of the city.
  • Learn about the Vltava River as you go, in a traditionally built wooden boat and see the Prague Castle, Lesser Town, Petrin Park, and the Charles Bridge.
  • Go around Kampa island, and into the the Certovka Channel (Devil Channel) with its famous water mill, the National Theatre, and many other sights while exploring.
  • Learn more about the Vltava River, its countless bridges, islands, and fairy tales, and make your trip even more fulfilling by enjoying a drink and snack of your choice.
  • Get access to the Charles Bridge Museum, housed below water level on the Old Town side of the river for a one-of-a-kind experience.

Inclusions

  • 1-hour cruise around Prague
  • Traditional wooden boat
  • 1 x Beer/Soda/Coffee/Tea or Mulled Wine (in the winter)
  • 1 x Ice Cream or Snack
  • Entrance to the Charles Bridge Museum
  • Tip: Don't miss the museum's highlight, the world's largest and most detailed model of the Charles Bridge during its construction.
  • You can enjoy 1 x Beer/Soda/Coffee/Tea or Mulled Wine (in the winter) and 1 x Ice Cream or Snack.
  • It is recommended to check-in 20–30 minutes before departure.
  • Please board at least 5 minutes before departure.
  • Boats leave every 15 minutes depending on the occupancy of the boat and the number of visitors.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult (18+).
  • This experience is not accessible by wheelchair.
  • Choose audio guide commentary in 19 languages.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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2-Hour Cruise on Vltava River with Optional Lunch

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€24
2 hr.
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  • Hop aboard a sightseeing cruise and escape the buzz of Prague's streets for 2 wholesome hours.
  • Glide past the imposing structure of Prague Castle and cross the all-encompassing Charles Bridge.
  • View notable landmarks like the Rudolfinum, National Theatre, Vyšehrad, and Podolí Waterworks.
  • Another highlight of the cruise includes the oldest functioning canal lock in Prague.
  • Elevate your experience by opting for a welcome drink, a lunch buffet spread, and a prime window spot.

Inclusions

  • 2-hour sightseeing cruise
  • Route map
  • Printed guide in 16 languages (available onboard)
  • Interactive online guide in Czech, German, English, Russian, Chinese, Spanish (audio)
  • Interactive online guide in Czech, German, English, Russian, Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Korean (text)
  • Lunch cruise (optional)
  • Lunch cruise with a window seat (optional)
  • Menu here
  • Free Wi-Fi onboard
  • Redeem your voucher at the time of boarding the cruise from the dock at Čech Bridge, Pier No. 3
  • Address: Dvořákovo nábř., 110 00 Josefov, Czechia

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  • Tip: Choose from a wide selection of drinks and refreshments from the restaurant and bar on board the cruise (not included in the ticket price).
  • On Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, no specific boat can be guaranteed. Due to irregular traffic on the Vltava River and the limited capacity of water locks as well as their occasional shutdown, it cannot be guaranteed that the cruise will sail as offered (the duration of the cruise will not be affected).
  • Click here to view the cruise map
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
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Combo (Save 10%): Prague Castle + 1-Hour Prague River Cruise Tickets

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€41.31
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  • Book this combo ticket for two of Prague's top experiences and enjoy some savings, too!
  • Gain priority access to the Prague Castle complex, and explore the magnificent interiors at your own pace after a 15-20 min introduction from an expert English-speaking host.
  • Visit some of the most important sites within the palace, including St. Vitus Cathedral, Old Royal Palace, St. George's Basilica, and Golden Lane with Daliborka Tower.
  • Later, set sail on the Vltava river to discover the city from a whole new perspective.
  • Float past important city monuments, including the Rudolfinum, the National Theatre, and the Charles Bridge.
  • Once again get charmed by the beauty of the Prague Castle from the waterfront.
  • Listen to the recorded commentary on board in English for insights into the sprawling city.

Inclusions

Prague Castle

  • Skip the line admission to Prague Castle complex
  • Booking and handling fees
  • Info on the shortest security check queue
  • Ticket and orientation introduction in English

Vltava River Cruise

  • 55-min panoramic cruise on the Vltava
  • Recorded English commentary on board
  • Recorded highlights available in print for other languages

Exclusions

  • Tour guide (aside from 20min introduction)
  • Skip the line for security check into Prague Castle complex
  • Food and drinks (available to purchase on board the cruise)
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
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3-Hour Dinner Cruise in Prague

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3 hr.
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  • Hop aboard an evening cruise on the Vltava River for a beautifully illuminated night out in Prague.
  • Treat your tastebuds to a delicious dinner buffet consisting of a variety of hot and cold dishes.
  • Sail past Prague’s iconic landmarks such as the Charles Bridge, dating back to the 1300's, and the Prague Castle which is the largest ancient castle in the world.
  • Spot famous statues by Matthias Bernard Braun and Ferdinand Maximillian Brokoff at the Charles Bridge and notice the baroque churches of the Old and New Town.
  • Learn about the fascinating history of the city like the source of the Vltava River with the help of the onboard assistant.

Inclusions

  • 3-hour cruise
  • Welcome drink
  • Buffet dinner
  • Free Wi-Fi on board

Exclusions

  • Hotel transfers

Boarding Point

  • Your boarding point is at Dvorakovo embankment, pier no. 16.
  • Landmark: near the Štefánikův most bridge

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  • You will spend two 20-minute breaks in the Smíchov locks during your trip.
  • There is an open upper deck. You can also choose to sit out of the lower salon that is climate-controlled (heated in winter and air-conditioned in the summer).
  • A welcome drink is included but the other drinks are not included in the cruise price.
  • The cruise route may vary due to Vltava River traffic and lock capacity, but the duration remains unaffected.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
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Prague Dinner Cruise on an Open-Top Glass Boat with Live Music

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3 hr.
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  • Hop on board a beautiful cruise boat that comes with a retractable glass roof
  • Onboard, you will be served a glass of Prosecco before you begin your journey
  • Sit back and relax as you glide towards Charles Bridge, the oldest bridge still standing over the Vltava river
  • See the historic Vyšehrad Fort, which dates back to the 10th century
  • Drift past the Rudolfinum and savor the lively atmosphere of Rašínovo Nábřeží’s streets
  • Take Insta-worthy photographs of the Prague Castle, all while enjoying live music onboard
  • Enjoy a scrumptious dinner that includes the best of Czech food and local cheeses

Inclusions

  • A dinner buffet that includes traditional Czech food and international dishes
  • A large selection of local cheeses
  • A glass of Kir Royale cocktail (optional)
  • A premium bottle of red or white wine along with unlimited water (optional)
  • A glass of prosecco (optional)
  • Live music through the night
  • Printed guide in 16 languages (available on board)
  • An interactive online guide

Exclusions

  • Additional drinks (alcoholic and non-alcoholic)
  • Your boarding point is at Pier 3, Dvořákovo Nábřeží (Dvořákovo nábř. 110 00, 110 00 Staré Město, Czechia)
  • To locate the boarding point on Google Maps, simply search for - Dvořákovo nábř
    Get Directions to the Boarding Point
  • Tip: If you’re visiting Prague for the first time, and you’re keen on a budget stay, then the New Town area has a lot more options and is a hit among backpackers.
  • Seating Plan.
  • Many kinds of boats operate this tour and the type of boat you will be on is subject to availability.
  • Please note that each table can seat 6 people. You might have to share your table with other customers.
  • The cruise route might be affected by things such as traffic on the Vltava River and the limited capacity of the water locks. However, the duration of the cruise will not change.
  • While most boats on this cruise are wheelchair accessible, you may contact the tour operator to confirm accessibility for your chosen date.
  • Audio guide is available in Czech, English, German, Russian, Chinese & Spanish.
  • Text is available in Czech, English, German, Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese & Korean.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
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Prague Dinner Cruise with Live Music

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3 hr.
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  • Embark on a 3-hour Vltava River cruise, guiding you through Prague's treasures and unique glimpses of the city’s illuminated gems.
  • Enjoy live music and a sumptuous multi-course dinner that tantalizingly represents both local and global palates.
  • Journey through time, from witnessing structures that have stood since the 14th century to modern marvels.
  • Enjoy complimentary onboard WiFi, a multilingual printed guide, and varied seating options that can be upgraded for unparalleled views and comfort.

Inclusions

  • 3-hr evening cruise in Vltava River
  • Dinner (menu here)
  • Choice of seating option (check here)
  • Live music onboard
  • Free WiFi onboard
  • A free printed guide in 16 languages
  • An interactive online guide for your mobile phone
  • Your boarding point is at the dock at Čech Bridge, Pier no. 3.
  • Tip: When you spot a peculiar modern building along the river, imagine Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers dancing. Yes, that's the Dancing House!
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

What customers have to say about Prague river cruises

Prague river cruises | Discover the Czech capital with a voyage on the Vltava

Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, is a timeless city known for its architectural splendour, fascinating history, and lively atmosphere. Prague river cruises offer a unique and captivating way to explore this enchanting city from the Vltava River. Visitors can enjoy panoramic views of its iconic historic landmarks like Charles Bridge and Prague Castle, learn about its rich history and heritage through informative commentary, and experience its delicious cuisine and vibrant nightlife through onboard meals and entertainment.

Read on to discover your best Prague river cruise options, ticket prices, what to expect, and other information to plan a hassle-free boat tour of the city.

Navigate your Prague river cruise guide

  1. Why go on a Prague river cruise?
  2. Know before you book your Prague river cruise tickets
  3. Types of Prague river cruises
  4. Find your best Prague river cruise match here
  5. Discover the Vltava River
  6. Prague river cruise map
  7. Your guide to checking in and boarding Prague river cruises
  8. Prague river cruises | Environment-friendly boat trips
  9. Plan your Prague river cruise experience
  10. Top landmarks to spot on a Prague river cruise
  11. Frequently asked questions about Prague river cruises

Know before you book your Prague river cruise tickets

  • Sightseeing cruises are the perfect way to take a scenic journey through Prague. If you want a quick yet comprehensive tour, opt for one of the 1-hour cruises. For a more leisurely experience, choose one of the longer sightseeing, lunch, or dinner cruises, which can last from 2 to 6 hours.
  • Choosing between a daytime, evening, or night Prague river cruise depends on your preferences. If you’re looking for clear views and warm weather, consider a daytime cruise. Evening cruises offer magnificent sunset vistas of the city and the Vltava River. For a taste of Prague’s vibrant culture and nightlife, go for a dinner cruise, which offers live entertainment along with a scrumptious meal.
  • If you’re looking to pair your Prague boat trip with a taste of traditional Czech cuisine, a lunch cruise or dinner cruise is ideal for you. Most of these cruises offer a buffet, allowing you to sample a wide range of Czech culinary favourites.
  • There’s a cruise for every budget. A basic sightseeing cruise offers a great Prague river experience at just €18. Mid-range options include longer sightseeing cruises or those with a meal. If you’re looking for something more luxurious, the dinner cruise on an open-top glass boat with live music at €69 is for you.
  • Combo packages are ideal if you want to economise and cover multiple experiences in a single ticket. Combine your Prague river cruise experience with a visit to one of the city's most popular attractions like Prague Castle or the Astronomical Clock.

Types of Prague river cruises

Prague Sightseeing Cruise
Prague River Lunch Cruises
Prague River Dinner Cruises
Prague River Cruises - Combo Tours

Combo tours

Value for money
  • Combo tours offer the best of both worlds - a delightful river cruise with a thrilling exploration of one of the city's historical landmarks on land. Get a comprehensive and immersive experience of discovering Prague from multiple perspectives.

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Find your best Prague river cruise match here

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1-Hour Day or Evening Vltava River Sightseeing Cruise with Optional Drinks
Sightseeing
11.30am to 8pm
Dvorakovo embankment, Pier 3
Online commentary, printed guide in 16 languages, interactive mobile guide, free Wi-Fi onboard; Optional soft drinks, alcoholic beverages, or snacks
2-Hour Sightseeing Cruise on Vltava River
Sightseeing
12pm & 3pm
Dvorakovo embankment, Pier 3
Route map, printed guide in 16 languages, interactive multilingual online guide (audio & text), free Wi-Fi onboard
3-Hour Dinner Cruise in Prague
Dinner, Sightseeing
6.50pm
Dvorakovo embankment, Pier 16
Welcome drink, buffet dinner, free Wi-Fi onboard
Combo (Save 10%): Prague Castle + 1 Hour Panoramic Cruise Tickets
Sightseeing, Combo
10.30am to 2pm
Dvorakovo embankment, Pier 16
Recorded English commentary, Recorded highlights available in print (multilingual)
Prague Dinner Cruise on an Open-Top Glass Boat with Live Music
Dinner, Sightseeing
7pm
Dvorakovo embankment, Pier 3
Buffet dinner, a selection of Czech cheeses, printed guide in 16 languages, interactive multilingual online guide, live music; Optional alcoholic beverages
1-Hour Sightseeing Cruise to Devil's Channel in Prague
Sightseeing
12.15pm to 6.15pm
Dvorakovo embankment, Pier 3
Live tour commentary
Prague Dinner Cruise with Live Music
Dinner, Sightseeing
7pm
Dvorakovo embankment, Pier 3
Dinner, choice of seating option, printed guide in 16 languages, interactive multilingual online guide, live music, free WiFi onboard
Combo: Prague Castle Guided Tour, River Cruise & Bus Transfer
Sightseeing, Combo
11am
Dvorakovo embankment, Pier 17
Optional soft drinks, snacks, or refreshments
2-Hour Lunch Cruise on an Open-Top Glass Boat in Prague with Live Music
Lunch, Sightseeing
12pm
Dvorakovo embankment, Pier 3
Traditional Czech aperitif, buffet lunch, printed guide in 16 languages, interactive online guide, free WiFi, live music; Optional window seating
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Sightseeing, Combo
3pm & 4pm (cruise start timings)
Dvorakovo embankment, Pier 16
Recorded English commentary, Recorded highlights available in print (multilingual)
6hr Prague City Tour with River Boat Cruise and Lunch
Lunch, Sightseeing
9.50am
Dvorakovo embankment
Expert guide, lunch, boat cruise, Charles Bridge Museum ticket, tram ticket
Prague Evening River Cruise with Prosecco
Evening, Sightseeing
8pm to 10pm
Dvorakovo embankment, Pier 3
A glass of prosecco or juice, snacks, free WiFi, multilingual printed guide, interactive multilingual online guide

Discover the Vltava River

Approximately 430 kilometers (267 miles) long, the Vltava River is the longest in the Czech Republic. It weaves its way through scenic landscapes, charming towns, and historic sites before reaching the capital city of Prague.

This river holds a special place in the city's history and culture. Its tranquil waters have witnessed the city's triumphs, tragedies, and enduring spirit. Over the decades, many of the city's most prominent buildings and architectural gems have been built along the river banks, such as Prague Castle, National Theatre, Rudolfinum, Vyšehrad Castle, Straka Academy, and many more.

There are 18 bridges in Prague city across the Vltava River, the most famous of which is the iconic 14th-century Charles, which is also Europe's oldest stone bridge.

So, step aboard a Prague river cruise and let the Vltava weave its magic, taking you on an unforgettable journey through time and beauty.

Prague river cruise map

Your guide to checking in and boarding Prague river cruises

Dvořák embankment

The Dvořák embankment is located in Prague's historic Old Town. It lies along the right bank of the Vltava River, between the Čech Bridge and the Štefánik Bridge.

Most Prague river cruises depart from different piers at this boarding point.

Address: Dvořákovo nábř., 110 00 Josefov, Czechia | Find on map

Nearby attractions & experiences: The Astronomical Clock, Old Town Bridge Tower and Charles Bridge, Old Town Square, and the Illusion Art Museum are all located within 15 minutes’ walking distance from Dvořák embankment.

Prague river cruises | Environment-friendly boat trips

Prague river cruises are conducted on eco-friendly and sustainable boats to ensure minimal environmental impact. These vessels are powered by hybrid or electric engines, and employ sustainable practices onboard such as waste reduction and no plastic usage.

Plan your Prague river cruise experience

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Spring and autumn

  • The best time to go on a Prague river cruise is during the shoulder season months in spring — April and May, and autumn — September and October.
  • During these times, the weather is usually mild and pleasant, making it ideal for cruising along the Vltava River while enjoying the picturesque views of Prague's iconic landmarks.
  • Additionally, these months typically see fewer crowds compared to the peak summer season, allowing for a more tranquil and enjoyable experience.

Summer

  • The summer months from June to August are a great time for a Prague river cruise, with clear skies and sunny weather. However, the temperatures can get uncomfortably high and the city is usually very crowded as this is the peak tourist season.
Sightseeing Cruises
Sightseeing Cruises
  • 1-Hour Day or Evening Vltava River Sightseeing Cruise with Optional Drinks: 11.30am, 12noon, 12.30pm, 1pm, 1.30pm, 2pm, 2.30pm, 3pm, 3.30pm, 4pm, 4.30pm, 5pm, 5.30pm, 6pm, 6.30pm, 7pm, 7.30pm, 8pm
  • 2-Hour Sightseeing Cruise on Vltava River: 12noon, 3pm
  • Combo (Save 10%): Prague Castle + 1 Hour Panoramic Cruise Tickets: 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.05pm, 2pm
  • 1-Hour Sightseeing Cruise to Devil's Channel in Prague: 12.15pm, 2.15pm, 4.15pm, 6.15pm
  • Combo: Prague Castle Guided Tour, River Cruise & Bus Transfer: 11am
  • Combo (Save 5%): Astronomical Clock + 1 Hour Panoramic Cruise Tickets: 3pm, 4pm (cruise start timings)
Lunch Cruises
  • 2-Hour Lunch Cruise on an Open-Top Glass Boat in Prague with Live Music: 12pm
  • 6hr Prague City Tour with River Boat Cruise and Lunch: 9.50am
Evening cruises
  • Prague Evening River Cruise with Prosecco: 8pm, 9pm, 10pm
Dinner Cruises

3-Hour Dinner Cruise in Prague: 6.50pm

Prague Dinner Cruise on an Open-Top Glass Boat with Live Music: 7pm

Prague Dinner Cruise with Live Music: 7pm

Duration: Prague dinner cruises generally last for 3 hours

Boarding point:

Getting there:

  • By metro: Line A (green line)
    Nearest stop: Staroměstská metro station
  • By tram: Tram number 17 or 27
    Nearest stop: Právnická fakulta tram stop
  • By bus: 207
    Nearest stop: Nemocnice Na Františku

Note: Boarding points may change according to your preferred cruise. Please check your tickets for the most accurate information.

  • Accessibility: Most Prague river cruise boats are equipped to accommodate wheelchair users, especially all the large boats. For smaller vessels, it varies depending on the particular cruise boat.
  • Restrooms: Clean and well-maintained restrooms are available onboard all big cruise vessels.
  • Comfortable seating: All Prague river cruise vessels have comfortable seats for all passengers.
  • Covered & open decks: Most large cruise boats have both covered and open-air decks to ensure you get the best views of the city.
  • Free Wi-Fi: Most Prague river cruise vessels offer free Wi-Fi for their passengers.
  • Bars & restaurants: Some of the bigger Prague river cruise vessels have onboard restaurant and bar facilities to serve drinks and food.
  • Vegetarian meal options: All Prague lunch and dinner cruises include vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free dishes on their menu.
Prague river cruise
  • Book in advance: Prague river cruises are popular, especially during the peak season. It’s advisable to book your tickets online in advance to secure your spot.
  • Carry a valid ID: Make sure to carry a valid ID for verification, especially if you have discounted tickets.
  • Arrive early: Arrive at the pier 20 to 30 minutes before your cruise departure time to ensure you have a smooth boarding process and get good seats. Boarding typically closes a few minutes before departure time.
  • Carry sun protection: Carry a hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses on daytime cruises, especially in the summer.
  • Stay hydrated: Make sure you drink plenty of water especially during the warmer months and on longer cruises.
  • Dress comfortably: It can get chilly on the river during evening and night cruises, even in the summer. It’s recommended that you carry a light jacket to stay warm.
  • Dietary restrictions: If you have any dietary restrictions, be sure to inform the cruise operator in advance so they can make the necessary arrangements.
  • Avoid carrying luggage: Cruise boats generally have limited space onboard. It’s advisable not to bring large suitcases or backpacks with you.

Frequently asked questions about Prague river cruises

What are the different types of Prague river cruises?

You can choose from a variety of Prague river cruise options like sightseeing cruises, lunch cruises, evening cruises, and dinner cruises. Combo cruise tours are also available, where you can club your Vltava River cruise with a visit to one of Prague’s popular attractions.

Which is the best Prague river cruise for families?

The 2-Hour Sightseeing Cruise on Vltava River includes a leisurely sail covering all the best Prague landmarks. You have the option of upgrading your tickets to include a buffet lunch, making it ideal for families.

What is the best Prague river cruise for couples?

A Prague dinner cruise is perfect for couples. A sumptuous meal accompanied by live music, set against the backdrop of the beautifully illuminated city, makes for a romantic evening and an unforgettable experience.

Which is the most value-for-money Prague river cruise?

A combo sightseeing cruise is a cost-effective way to explore Prague. It includes tickets to one of the city’s prominent attractions, such as Prague Castle or the Astronomical Clock, followed by a boat tour.

Where do Prague river cruises depart from?

Most Prague river cruises depart from one of the piers at the Dvořák embankment in the Old Town area. However, some cruises may depart from other places in the city. Make sure to check your ticket for the correct boarding point.

When do Prague river cruises usually start?

Prague sightseeing cruises typically operate between 10am and 10pm. Lunch cruises usually start at 12 noon, while dinner cruises run from 7pm to 10pm. The Prague evening cruise is available between 8pm and 10pm.

How long does a Prague river cruise take?

Most Prague sightseeing cruises and evening cruises last for about an hour, offering a quick yet comprehensive tour of the city. Lunch cruises and dinner cruises tend to be longer, around 2 to 3 hours, allowing you to savour your meal.

Do Prague river cruises operate year-round?

Yes, Prague river cruises are available throughout the year. However, there might be changes in start timings or schedules depending on the season.

What is the best time of the year to go on a Prague river cruise?

The best time to go on a Prague river cruise is during the off-peak season months of April to May and September to October. These months offer the optimal combination of pleasant weather and lower tourist numbers.

What landmarks can I see on a Prague river cruise?

You can spot many of Prague’s most prominent landmarks and attractions on a Vltava River cruise including the Charles Bridge, Prague Castle, Vysehrad Castle, the National Theatre, and the Dancing House, among others.

If I take a meal-based Prague river cruise, will I be able to get vegetarian food?

Yes, Prague lunch and dinner cruises typically have vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options on their menu.

Are audio guides available on Prague river cruises?

Most sightseeing cruises include audio guides or recorded commentary, while lunch, evening, and dinner cruises generally do not have audio guides.

Are restrooms available on the cruise boats?

The bigger cruise boats have onboard restrooms for passengers, however, the smaller boats do not.

Are pets allowed on Prague river cruises?

Pets are generally not permitted on Prague river cruises except for service dogs. However, dogs with a muzzle on are allowed on some sightseeing cruises.

Are Prague river cruises wheelchair accessible?

Most Prague river cruise boats are accessible for wheelchair users and those with mobility issues. However, a cruise boat might be able to accommodate only a limited number of wheelchair users at a time. So, it is best to inform the cruise operator of your requirements when you book your tickets.