The BLS Schifffahrt in the Bernese Oberland

Outings by regular boat services or charter trips along tranquil shores and jagged cliffs: this is BLS navigation on Lakes Thun and Brienz – one of the Bernese Oberland's major tourist attractions. Around 70 employees at BLS Schifffahrt operate and maintain the attractive fleet with the two nostalgic paddle steamers Blümlisalp and Lötschberg.


Kinder willkommen


Dive into the world of navigation

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Kinder willkommen


of the Lakes Thun and Brienz

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The history of navigation on Lakes Thun and Brienz

Once upon a time, in the year 1834 ...

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175 years of boat trips on Lake Brienz

175 Jahre Schifffahrt Brienzersee

Looking back to the Jubilee of the year 2014

22.3.2014: Open Day Interlaken Ost
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5./6.7.2014: Lake Brienz Festival
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25.7.2014: Birthday gala cruise
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Safety information


Safety in and on Lake Thun


» adhere to the following safety distances


Our fleet

Ausflugsziel Giessbachfälle

Spacious decks and large heated lounges on 11 motor vessels and 2 original paddle steamers* with capacities ranging from 50 to 1,000 passengersn.

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Charter your own boat


There are days that deserve a special setting. What about a wedding, a seminar or an annual general meeting on Lakes Thun and Brienz?

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